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Android Central 160: Nexus, Nexus, Nexus!!!


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It's all Nexus, all the time this week. OK, mostly Nexus. And Android 4.4 KitKat. And a few other things. But, really, just a whole lot of Nexus goin' on.

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Thing 1: Still more on the Nexus 5

  • The Nexus 5 vs. the LG G2
  • The Nexus 5 speaker: Yes, there's only one and software may be hurting what you hear [updated]
  • Nexus 5 battery life first impressions: Good enough, but not great
  • Nexus 5 models 820 and 821: What's the difference?
  • What I'm using: The Zens Wireless Charger with the Nexus 5
  • Nexus 5 now available from Canadian carriers
  • Nexus 5 now available through Sprint, Amazon and Best Buy

Thing 2: Still more on Android 4.4 KitKat

  • Hangouts 2.0 now rolling out with SMS support
  • How to disable SMS messages in Hangouts
  • Google Voice numbers can now receive MMS from T-Mobile numbers
  • Google Keyboard update brings KitKat features, drops the holo blue
  • The KitKat Clock app has a subtle but impressive feature
  • Gallery and Photos: Why does the Nexus 5 have two ways to handle images?
  • Photo editing improvements in the Android 4.4 KitKat Gallery
  • Printing in Android 4.4 KitKat (with some help from HP)
  • Switching launchers with Android 4.4's new 'Home' setting
  • How to add and arrange home screens in Android 4.4 KitKat
  • Nexus 5 camera samples and first impressions
  • How to get Google Now off your Android 4.4 KitKat home screen

Thing 3: Anything that's not Nexus or KitKat

  • New YouTube comment system integrated with Google+ now available
  • Your Google+ profile picture will soon be paired with your phone number
  • Verizon announces their own tablet - the Ellipsis 7 will debut Nov. 7 for $250
  • Google Glass gets XE11 update, adds new directions, calendar search, setup and screencasting shortcut
  • BBM4ALL Video Contest - Make a kick-ass BBM commercial and you could win a trip to Toronto and visit to BlackBerry HQ!

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