Pwnie Express has created a new software/tool set that combines with add-on USB Ethernet/Wi-Fi/Bluetooth hardware to turn the Nexus 5 into a white hat hacking tool, dubbed the Pwn Phone.
The rumor mill is piping up this afternoon – could Google be working on a sub-$100 Nexus smartphone? There are no specifications to speak of just yet, but unnamed sources and rampant speculation lead to the idea of a low-mid range phone with a MediaTek chipset, 1GB of RAM and 2G/3G connectivity for less than US$100.
Over the past few weeks, test builds of Android 4.4.3 surfaced online, hinting that Google is readying a maintenance update. Sprint may be rolling out the Android 4.4.3 update for the Nexus 5 starting today, as its support page indicates.
Google is reportedly preparing to push new features and improvements to the stock Android camera app. Google is currently testing the new app, which will eventually be offered as a standalone app in the Play Store, making it possible for Google to update it without a full system update.
The HTC One (M8) packs in some top of the line specs, so let’s throw every current high-end smartphone into the arena and see who comes out on top.
Google appears destined to expand their offerings to as many markets as possible this week. On Monday, they pushed out Google Play Movies to over three dozen new countries and Google Play Music to four more. Earlier today we announced that Chromecast began selling in eleven new markets. Now, Google has expanded Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 sales to a handful of new countries as well.
Welcome to the Sunday Giveaway, this week we are giving away a Nexus 5 (16GB) Black Android smartphone. Last week’s winner of the Motorola Moto X is: Andreas. (Mexico) Nexus 5 Specs Size: 137.9 x 69.2 x 8.6 mm (5.43 x 2.72 x 0.34 in) Weight: 130 g (4.59 oz) Processor: Qualcomm MSM8974 Snapdragon 800, Quad-core 2.3 GHz Krait 400 RAM: 2 GB RAM Display: 1080 x 1920 pixels, 4.95 inches (~445 ppi pixel density) True HD IPS Plus capacitive touchscreen, 16M colors Storage: 16/32 GB, Battery: Non-removable Li-Po 2300 mAh battery Main camera: 8 MP, 3264 x 2448 pixels, autofocus, optical image stabilization, LED flash Front camera: Yes, 1.3 MP OS: Android OS, v4.4…
Guillaume Lesniak, the man behind the Focal camera app and one of the founders of the OmniROM project, is working on giving always-on listening capabilities to the Nexus 5.
Koush has updated his Mirror Beta app on the Play Store to include both Chrome and Chromecast Android mirroring, however these features currently only work with a Nexus 5 handset.
Google has managed to pinpoint the cause of a bug involving abnormally high CPU usage and battery drain which is affecting Nexus 5 owners, and will be issuing a maintenance fix shortly.