5G crisis, 10GB RAM, Huawei P20 potentials | #PNWeekly 290
On this week’s show: the Trump administration plays with nationalizing private-sector infrastructure, the spec wars continue on in China and Huawei prepares for launch.
No class action settlement for LG bootloop litigation after all, extended warranty available instead
It appears not all US-based owners of LG G4, G5, V10, V20 and Nexus 5X phones plagued by the bootloop defect will be compensated for their sorrow after all.
The Pocketnow team plays Secret Smartphone Santa!
How well do the members of the Pocketnow team know one another? In this season of giving, what gifts would they send each other?
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Project Fi device protection stops replacing Nexus 5X, many losing out
Google’s MVNO isn’t able to service or replace damaged Nexus 5X units anymore. For those on its Device Protection plan, it’s break or be done with it.
Factory resetting in Android 8.1 Developer Preview can brick device
If you have a problem and happen to have forgotten your unlock code for some reason, you better hope you don’t need a factory reset.
Nexus 5X and 6P losing out on Bluetooth aptX
The aptX and aptX HD codecs aren’t supported on the 2015 Nexus phones. They feature the same audio chip as the LG G4, though, which has aptX.
$60 to a shady Chinese shop upgrades the Nexus 5X RAM, SoC
Not only that, but there’s a Snapdragon 810 in the situation, too. It all stems from a bootloop situation in Hong Kong and an outdated warranty.
New fingerprint sensor move for Nexus 5X in Android 7.1.2 update
The Maintenance Review features a new gesture that is actually carried over from the Google Pixel. The Nexus 6P might get it soon.
Canada’s Telus lists date for Android Nougat release
The carrier will be pushing out the Android 7.0 update to Nexus 5X and 6P devices starting on August 22. What about the Nexus 6 and 9?
CopperheadOS is another try at privacy-encrusted software on Nexuses
A Canadian startup is trying to kick up support for its Android-based operating system that strengthens privacy elements and keeps things open source.
iPhone SE vs Nexus 5X video comparison: The $400 Challenge!
Who offers the better bang for buck? Google or Apple? Here’s our $400 challenge video: iPhone SE vs Nexus 5X!
Google Camera as seen on Android N preview now at Play Store
A small Google Camera update for Nexus phone owners not on the Android N Developer Preview. And good news for those off the Nexus train.
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5 cool things you can do with Google’s low-end Nexus
After they’re reviewed, some phones are deserving of a closer look. Such is the case with the Nexus 5X, Google’s low-end Nexus.
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This was the best Nexus of all time
From the Nexus One to this year’s models, which is the best Nexus of all time? Let’s look at the hits and the misses that have carried the Nexus name.
Google Nexus 5X vs 6P (Video)
The newest Nexii are here and they’re a lot alike – but there’s $120 worth of differences under their casings, too. Help us explore them in Nexus 5X vs 6P!
Nexus Quick Charge Explained
Nexus Quick Charging explained
Qualcomm has its Quick Charge and OPPO has VOOC; neither of which is what powers Google’s new Nexus phones. Here’s how Nexus Quick Charge works.
Nexus 6P vs Nexus 5X
Battle of the Beasts: Nexus 6P vs Nexus 5X vs Nexus 6
Google’s new smartphones will be hitting the shelves soon. Which should you get? Nexus 6P vs Nexus 5X, or last year’s budget-priced Nexus 6.