Today, Google posted the Android 6.0 Marshmallow factory images for various Nexus devices. You can now manually install Marshmallow on your Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2013), Nexus 9, and Nexus Player. The exact version here is MRA58K.
Get ’em while they’re hot!
Source: Google Developers
Samsung teased the Galaxy View during its IFA 2015 presentation, but we’ve heard very little about it since. Now, the tablet is showing up on the benchmarking service GFXBench, sporting some impressive specs.
Yesterday’s Nexus event saw a whole bunch of new devices and services announced by Google, it was engrossing stuff. Google didn’t waste any time at all, moving from one device launch to another, bada-bing-bada-boom. But wait, did you miss the proceedings? Don’t sweat it, you can watch the Nexus announcement in its entirety because Google has uploaded the event to YouTube. And, because we are nice like that, we’ve handily embedded the video after the break.
It would appear that AT&T is attempting to steal the spotlight from Google today as it has now started rolling out the long-awaited and very much-anticipated Lollipop update for all its carrier-branded models of the Galaxy Note Pro 12.2 located in the United States.
Google’s conference just finished with a ton of new products and announcements being unveiled. One of them is the brand new Pixel C, which is a high-end tablet with optional Bluetooth keyboard attachment.
It’s the moment we’ve been waiting for all day, the live-stream coverage of Google’s Nexus announcement. This is where we will see the LG Nexus 5X and Huawei Nexus 6P handsets revealed, the second-generation Chromecast devices and app, and, if that isn’t enough, the new Pixel tablet. And who knows, maybe Google has a surprise up its sleeve that didn’t leak yesterday. You can check out the live stream coverage of the Google announcement right here. Read more
According to a new rumor, Google is planning on launching an Android-powered tablet variant of its Pixel Chromebooks. The new device will be called the Pixel C, currently codenamed Ryu, and will sport a 10.2-inch display at 308ppi, and will be powered by the NVIDIA X1 quad-core processor and Maxwell GPU with 3GB of LPDDR4 RAM. Read more
India may well have one of the world’s fastest growing smartphone markets, but internet access can be a little patchy, both in terms of coverage and in speed. But that could be about to change, with the announcement that Google, in partnership with Indian Railways and RailTel, will provide high-speed WiFi in 400 train stations across India. The announcement coincided with the visit of Narendra Modi, the Indian Prime Minister, to the GooglePlex. Read more
Today, Verizon added another tablet to its lineup as the holidays near. Samsung’s Galaxy Tab E, a low-end tablet with a large display, is now available to Verizon customers. Big Red proclaims that Galaxy Tab E as a “family tablet” that offers “portable entertainment in a practical design.” The Multi-User Mode is really emphasized with this tablet as it allows different people to have a unique profile with their own wallpapers, apps, and passwords stored separately. And the Galaxy Tab E also has Kids Mode to ensure that parents know exactly what their children are up to.
Kurio has just unveiled the Xtreme 2, its latest child-friendly Android tablet, which the company has branded as its most durable, yet affordable slate to date, costing a mere $129.