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Android 5.0 Lollipop update now landing on Canadian Nexus 5 and Nexus 4

Android 5.0 update for Nexus 5

Good news tonight for Canadian owners of the Google Nexus 5 and Nexus 4. According to reports coming our way as well as a welcome notification on our own Nexus 5, both devices have begun to receive their Android 5.0 Lollipop updates. It hopefully does not come as a big surprise given that Google confirmed last week that the rollout had […]

Android 5.0 Lollipop update begins rolling out to Nexus devices

Android Lollipop statue

Get ready to start hitting those “check now” buttons in your System Update settings. Google announced today that the Android 5.0 Lollipop update has begun to roll out to “most” Nexus devices. #AndroidLollipop rollout has started and will soon be available on most #Nexus devices. Dessert is served. — Android (@Android) November 12, 2014 Among the key features of […]

Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA updates to begin rolling out November 3?

Google Android 5.0 Lollipop

Many current Nexus device owners will not replace their devices for new ones (the Nexus 6 built by Motorola and the HTC-built Nexus 9). Instead, they are looking forward to upgrading their existing ones to the latest version of Android with an OTA update. The burning question on the lips of most of these is likely “When will this Android […]

Google Nexus smartphones vulnerable to SMS attack

Google Nexus 5

The last three generations of Google Nexus smartphones are reportedly vulnerable to a mass SMS attack. According to PC World, it can cause a Nexus smartphone to typcially reboot or fail to connect to the mobile Internet service. The issue was discovered by Dutch IT services company Levi9’s Bogdan Alecu and affects the Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4 and Nexus 5. […]

Android 4.4 KitKat upgrades now landing on Nexus 4 in Canada (Updated)

Google Nexus 4

As expected, the Android 4.4 upgrade process for the Google Nexus 4 is now in full swing in Canada. Not only have we received a number of reports of successful installations. Our own Nexus 4 has also been updated and is happily running KitKat. We can also confirm that the update uses the KRT16S build that Google just released. It appears […]

Older Nexus Android 4.4 build updated to KRT16S

Google Android 4.4 KitKat

It appears that we have an explanation as to why the Android 4.4 KitKat update for the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 devices is taking so long to roll out. It has released a new build, version KRT16S, which includes unspecified bug fixes as well as the usual performance and stability improvements. This would suggest that it slowed […]