Samsung Galaxy S5

This week in your world of Android: the HTC M8 leaked, Samsung revealed the Galaxy S5 launch date, Google released the Chromecast SDK, details about the G2 Pro leaked, the red Nexus 5 launched, the rumored HTC Nexus made the rounds, and Google updated several of its top apps.

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This week in your world of Android: Samsung and Google signed a massive patent deal, Google sold Motorola to Lenovo, Samsung reportedly agreed to cut back on Android customizations, we learned a few more details about the HTC M8 and the Galaxy S5, Chrome apps for Android got rolling, and a rumor about the death of the Nexus made the rounds.

Leaked photo of LG G Pro 2

A pair of leaked images claiming to be of LG’s new G Pro 2, which is scheduled for launch next month, have been leaked on the Korean forum, DC Inside. The unconfirmed photos reveal some similarities to features from LG’s various lineups, most notably are the rear mounted buttons, previously seen on the G2.