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Great Reminder That You Need a Malware Scanner On Your Android Phone

Cyber Security firm Check Point has found malware on 38 Android devices from two separate corporate clients. That wouldn’t be a huge surprise but what they found worthy of note was that the malware was preinstalled “somewhere along the supply chain,” according to a blog post by the company. Read More >>

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Android 7.1 Nougat Should be on Some Nexus Phones This Month

The a-bit-new version of Android that will arrive first on the two Pixel phones will make it to some Nexus models within days of its arrival on the posh new phones, with Google announcing that its developer preview of Android 7.1 is set to hit the Nexus series later this month. Read More >>

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Unofficial Release of Google’s Pixel Launcher Lets You Cop a Feel Now

Got an Android phone? Also want to fiddle with something new seeing as all the mobile illuminati are trying out their new iOS 10 software today? Well there's this -- a ripped and ready to roll version of the next-gen launcher Google is said to be preparing to launch exclusively on its Nexus and/or Pixel-branded new phones later this year. Read More >>

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Nexus 7 Re-Reloaded Could Arrive Before Year’s End

God bless the Nexus 7. Google’s much-loved 7-incher looks set to be revamped once more, with tech tipster Evan Blass reporting that a third iteration of the tablet is in the works. Read More >>

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The End of the Line for Google Nexus Devices?

No one's suggesting Google's going to end its practise of releasing a reference phone or two late in each year, but in future they might not be branded as Nexus phones. They might be Google phones. Android phones. Alphabet phones. Read More >>

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The 2016 Nexus: Everything We Think We Know About Google’s Next Phones

While there are dozens of phones that run their own flavour of Android operating system, Nexus phones are the purest expressions of Google’s ideas. Google is preparing to launch a pair of new Nexus phones this autumn, and thanks to rumours and leaks we’ve already got a good idea of what they’ll look like. Read More >>

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Google’s Next Nexus May Bin the Android App Drawer

The latest leak to cover Google's plans to rejig Android for the launch of its next range of Nexus phones later this year is in, and it's quite a big one -- the app drawer, a long standard of the stock Android experience, would appear to be on the way out. Read More >>

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Nexus Phones Get Anti-spam Call Protection

Google's making a play to become popular with people besieged by callers offering PPI refunds for loans they never had, revealing that a new update to its OS gives some models the option to screen and bin spam calls. Read More >>

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Concept Renders Show Rumoured New Nexus Smartwatches

We are all sort of expecting Google to build and release some own-brand smartwatches at some point in the future, and now we've landed upon, in a roundabout way, some images showing us what to expect. Read More >>

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Google’s Reportedly Making Two Nexus Smartwatches

Like an exasperated parent muttering something about horses and water, Google has decided to take Android Wear by the scruff of the neck and create a Nexus-branded line of smartwatches. That’s according to an extremely confident report from Android Police anyway. Read More >>

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How to Make Any Android Phone a Nexus

Nexus phones are essential tools for any Android fan or developer because of their lack of bloatware and regular system updates. Now, thanks to tweaks to the latest version of the operating system, it’s not that difficult to get a Nexus-style experience on any handset. Here’s how you can do it. Read More >>

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7 Reasons Why Replacing Nexus With the Pixel Phone Makes No Sense

Anonymous rumours about a Google-made, non-Nexus smartphone, dubbed the Pixel phone by many, are once again doing the rounds online. Plenty of people appear to be excited by the prospect, which could lead to the death of the much-loved Nexus brand, despite nobody being entirely sure how exactly a homemade Google smartphone would be superior to its existing line. Read More >>

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HTC Marlin Specs Leak Points to a Shrunken Nexus Phablet

Rumour would have it that HTC is returning to the Nexus brand this year with two devices -- a smaller one and a bigger one, as has become the norm of late -- with the bigger one, known under the development name of Marlin, now revealed through a leak of tech specs. Read More >>

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Android’s Next Release May Alter the Navbar Icons

A rumour concerning what we might be poking at in boredom on a future Nexus phone says we should expect Google to fiddle with its Android OS' software button icons yet again, with a source suggesting it may be readying the fill tool to turn those software buttons into solid lumps of white -- and also add a touch of animation to the Home option. Read More >>

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A Google-Built Non-Nexus Smartphone is Reportedly Coming This Year

It’s common knowledge that Google wants to assume greater responsibility for the design of its products, but we’re not sure we expected the fabled 'non-Nexus Nexus' to arrive quite this soon. Read More >>