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Nexus Phones Were For Android Enthusiasts, But Pixel Is For Everyone

The reviews are in and most agree, Google’s new Pixel phones are awesome. They also mark the death of the Nexus line. With the shift towards Pixels, Google is turning its eye from the experimental world of Nexus devices, to the bigger world of phone buyers everywhere.

Here's Everything We Know About 'Pixel': The First Smartphone Built By Google

In two weeks from now we will likely have official confirmation of brand new smartphones from Google, the first to be designed by the company itself.

The web giant has teased an unveiling set for 2am AEST October 5, and unless it’s planning to reveal a completely unexpected product that just happens to have the rounded oblong dimensions of a smartphone, it seems like the long-held rumours of a Google phone will come to pass. Here’s everything we know so far.

Five Android Phones That Are Better Than The iPhone 7

The iPhone 7 officially launched in Australia today, with prices starting at $1079 (or $1229 for the black versions). If you’re a die-hard Apple fan, you’ll doubtlessly think it’s the best iPhone ever — despite having no headphone jack and a dearth of exciting new software. For everyone else, you might want to consider one of these flagship Android phones instead.

The Best Android Nougat-Ready Phones You Can Buy Right Now

Last week, Google released Android 7 Nougat into the wild. Packed with new features like multi-window support and bundled notifications, it provides a significant boost to speed and productivity compared to Android Marshmallow. If you’re hell-bent on upgrading to the new OS this instant, we name the best — and cheapest — Android 7-ready smartphones you can buy in Australia.

Navbar Tuner Unlocks A Hidden Nav Bar Customiser In Android Nougat For Some Nexuses

Android Nougat: Google likes to play around with experimental features in Android betas. One such nixed feature is a powerful tool that lets you customise the little bar at the bottom of your screen with the Home and Back buttons. If you have a certain few Nexuses, you can get it back.

The Best New Features In Android 7 Nougat

Today, Google began rolling out its latest mobile operating system — Android 7 (AKA “Nougat”) — to select Nexus devices. Here are the major changes you need to know about.

Google's Dialer App Now Warns You When You're Getting A Call From A Spammer

Android: Google is just as sick of robocalls as you are, it seems. The company has just announced that the built-in phone app on Nexus phones will give you a big red warning when you’re getting a call from a spammer.

Dealhacker: 16GB Nexus 5X, $312 Delivered From eGlobal

If your current Android phone is looking a little sad next to this generation’s latest and greatest, here’s a chance to nab the Nexus 5X for the very reasonable price of $312, as long as you don’t mind waiting a few days for delivery.

This List Shows When Nexus Devices Will Stop Receiving Android Updates

Reliable Android updates are a key selling point of Google’s Nexus line of phones. Even Nexuses have an expiration date, though. Now, Google has a published list of when you can stop expecting updates for your Nexus phone or tablet.

Flagship Battle: The Google Nexus 6P Vs. The OnePlus 2

There are a ton of Android flagships to choose from, but if you want one that puts you in control of your experience — and when you get updates — you have two big choices: Google’s Nexus 6P and the OnePlus 2. Specs aside, which should you buy? Well, here’s how they compare, after long-term use.

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