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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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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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Rumors, leaks, teasers

Google may bring its fingerprint gestures to the Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P

November 3, 2016 Droid Turf

The Pixel and Pixel XL have been very well received since their launch. Most reviews have been very positive and Google is expected to sell millions of units this holiday season. However, amidst all the positive news there is one group that feels shortchanged: Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P owners.

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Are you a Nexus 6P owner experiencing battery issues? Android Nougat may be to blame

November 2, 2016 Doug Demagistris

A string has blown up on Reddit containing several unhappy Nexus 6P owners. Each is complaining of some severe battery drain ever since they updated to the latest software version in that of Android Nougat. One user went so far to upload a video to YouTube where he explained the problems associated with his Nexus 6P handset.

Rumors, leaks, teasers

Huawei passed on its chance to manufacture Google’s Pixel phones

October 5, 2016 Droid Turf

News has surfaced that Google proposed a deal with Huawei to produce the Pixel phones, but negotiations went south when Google wanted no partner logos to appear on the devices. There are suggestions that the friction between these two runs deeper than initially thought, and it all started with the Nexus 6P deal.

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Google Pixel: Here are the full in-depth spec lists for each model

October 5, 2016 Droid Turf

At the October 4th press event, Google announced a number of new devices. The highlight of the day? The Pixel smartphones, without a doubt. The Nexus successors are this years flagship phones from Google and also the first smartphones to be designed entirely by Google. Available in two sizes, the smaller Pixel and the larger Pixel, are visually stunning and pack quite the punch in terms of hardware specs, new features and design.

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