Google releases Android 5.0 Lollipop on new Nexus 6 phablet

Android 5.0 enhances the dominant global mobile platform

Internet giant Google has released the latest major version of its ubiquitous mobile platform Android. Version 5.0 has been nicknamed Lillipop, in keeping with the sweet-themed alphabetical naming convention, and features a new user interface called Material Design.

Google Nexus units come in three sizes


Despite the New York launch event being cancelled due to hurricane Sandy, Google on Monday unveiled its latest additions to the Nexus family three devices in three sizes, ready to go toe-to-toe with Apple over the holiday period.

Google leaves LTE out of Nexus 4 smartphone

Owners of Google's Nexus 4 tablet will have to make do without LTE

In a surprise move for the industry, smartphone player Google has launched its latest handset, the Nexus 4, without support for LTE. Instead customer will have to make do with HSPA+.

Is there space for the Nexus 8, Kindle Fire HD and iPad mini?

The Google Nexus 7

The much vaunted battle between the Nexus 7, Kindle Fire (HD) and iPad Mini in the sub 8inch tablet market has been ongoing in the press with a number of impassioned views expressed for each side – although the zealot quotient is particularly strong in the iPad corner.