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Google pulls the plug for Nexus phones and Pixel C in terms of OS support

March 9, 2018 Amiel Pineda

If you own a Nexus smartphone such as the Nexus 6P or Nexus 5X, and/or have the Pixel C tablet, there’s some bad news. You may have already knew this day was coming, but Google has now officially dropped support for major OS updates for these three devices.

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If you still own a Nexus, Google might grant you a 20% discount on Pixel 2

February 19, 2018 Doug Demagistris

Over the weekend, there was an outburst in comments on a Reddit thread in the Google Pixel subreddit. A trusted source looked to see what was going on, and discovered that more than just a few Nexus device owners seem to be receiving email about a 20% discount on Pixel 2 or Pixel 2 XL.

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Google is replacing faulty Nexus 5X smartphones with Moto X4s

January 25, 2018 Doug Demagistris

As reported last year, more than a few Nexus 5X owners have experienced an unsolvable bootloop issue since updating to newer versions of Android. At one point, full refunds were being issued, but now it seems that Google is replacing faulty units with Moto X4 smartphones. 

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Google extends security patch support for the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P by two months

September 27, 2017 David Steele

The last Google Nexus smartphones, the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P, were both due to continue receiving software patch updates until September 2018. However, Google has updated its support pages to give each handset an additional two months of patch support compared with the earlier date.

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Defective Nexus 6P owners in the US and Canada reportedly receiving free Pixel XL replacement

September 18, 2017 Doug Demagistris

If you’re an Android smartphone owner, odds are you’ve experienced a drop in performance since you first got your phone. This can be due to a number of reasons, but one that you may not know, is the reverse of what many think. Android platform updates have been proven to negatively affect some performance levels. Unfortunately, this is the case with Google’s Nexus 6P.

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KISS band partners with Google to create a collection of Live Cases for Pixel and Nexus devices

June 1, 2017 Doug Demagistris

Google Live Cases aren’t your typical cases. They’re customizable and feature a button within that can act as a shortcut on your phone. The popular band, KISS, was just recently announced as Google’s latest partner to create Live Cases for Pixel and select Nexus devices.

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