Google Nexus 7: Specs, Reviews, Apps, News & Features

Android 6.0.1 brings power button camera shortcut to older Nexus devices

Android 6.0.1 brings power button camera shortcut to older Nexus devices

Samsung added a simple yet powerful feature to its smartphones this year: the home button can be double tapped to launch the camera from anywhere in the interface. Google implemented a similar feature in the power button on the Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X, and it has now brought the useful shortcut to existing Nexus devices with the Android 6.0.1 update.

Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 7 (2012) get unofficial Android 6.0 custom ROMs

Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 7 (2012) get unofficial Android 6.0 custom ROMs

If Google is to be believed, the Nexus 7 (2012) and the Galaxy Nexus are not powerful enough to run Android 6.0 Marshmallow. While the 2012 Nexus 7 received the Lollipop update, Google stopped supporting the Galaxy Nexus after rolling out the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for it.

How to sideload Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA update on Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7, and Nexus 9

How to sideload Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA update on Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7, and Nexus 9

Google has started the staged roll out of the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA update for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2013), and the Nexus 9. The OTA update will not be available to everyone immediately and can take up to a couple of weeks to land on your device. 

Download Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA ZIP file for Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7, and Nexus 9

Download Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA ZIP file for Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7, and Nexus 9

Earlier today, Google started rolling out the Android 6.0 Marshmallow OTA update for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 (2013), and the Nexus 9. The update is being rolled out in stages, so it can take up to a couple of weeks to be available for all Nexus users around the globe.

How to flash Android 6.0 Marshmallow factory image on your Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7, and Nexus 9

How to flash Android 6.0 Marshmallow factory image on your Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7, and Nexus 9

Earlier today, Google released the Android 6.0 Marshmallow factory images for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7 2013), and the Nexus 9. While the company will soon roll out OTA updates for these devices as well, they can take up to a couple of weeks to be available for everyone.

Nexus 4, Nexus 7 (2012), and Nexus 10 will not get Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Nexus 4, Nexus 7 (2012), and Nexus 10 will not get Android 6.0 Marshmallow

Besides unveiling the Nexus 5X, the Nexus 6P, and the Chromecast 2, Google also announced that it will start rolling out Android 6.0 Marshmallow for the Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7, Nexus 9, and Nexus Player from next week.

Android 5.1.1 OTA update and factory images now available for Nexus devices

Android 5.1.1 OTA update and factory images now available for Nexus devices

Google has started rolling out the Android 5.1.1 OTA updates for the Nexus 5, Nexus 4 and the Nexus 9 (LTE).

Google releases Android 5.1.1 factory images for Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

Google releases Android 5.1.1 factory images for Nexus 7 and Nexus 10

Google today released the Android 5.1.1 factory images for the Wi-Fi only 2012 and 2013 Nexus 7 along with the Nexus 10.

Nexus 7 (2013) bricking suddenly for many users; Likely a low-level hardware issue

Nexus 7 (2013) bricking suddenly for many users; Likely a low-level hardware issue

Many Nexus 7 (2013) owners are reporting that their tablet has suddenly stopped booting into Android OS hinting at a possible hardware problem with the internal components of the tablet.

LTE Nexus 7 (2013) now receiving Android 5.1

LTE Nexus 7 (2013) now receiving Android 5.1

It’s been a bit of time since Google officially announced and released Android 5.1, but some Nexus-branded devices haven’t jumped on the bandwagon just yet.