Google prepares fix for Nexus 5 battery drain

There seems to be a problem with certain Nexus 5 devices that have been upgraded to Android 4.4.2 recently, since there’s a software process that runs on Android 4.4.2 and allows apps have direct access to the camera of Nexus 5. So when users open an app like Snapchat or Skype, the “mm-qcamera-daemon” process runs and… keeps running even if you close the app. This drains the Nexus 5 battery significantly and reduces its battery time to… several hours only.

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Google Nexus 5. Android 4.4.1 update brings camera improvements

It looks like Google’s latest Android KitKat mini update (Android 4.4.1) managed to bring certain camera improvements to the Nexus 5 flagship that were gladly accepted by users!

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According to Google developers, this latest update (Android 4.4.1) greatly improves Nexus 5 camera features, something that’s verified also by the Editors of The Verge, who tested the device before and after the update, noting however that there’s still more room for improvement. More specifically this new update improves the speed … Continue reading

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What does the new Nexus 5 hides inside?

In case you didn’t know, iFixit specializes in tearing down devices shortly after they are released in the market and now it’s time for Google’s flagship to… suffer! That’s why iFixit specialists destroyed it completely using a screwdriver, to see what’s it’s made of!

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So what did they find? Nexus 5 has a BCM4339 Wi-Fi chip and a BCM20793M NFC Controller installed, and LTE chip from Qualcomm (WTR1605L) along with a Snapdragon 800 SoC with LTE modem on top for speeds up to … Continue reading

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Google Nexus 5, more info regarding its battery and storage

Just a couple of days before its official unveiling Nexus 5 has almost unveiled itself to us through leaks. We recently found out that it made an appearance in Google’s Play Store and today we have more info regarding its battery and storage!

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So according to unconfirmed info Nexus 5 will be available in two versions with 16 and 32GB, since it will not be available in a version with 8GB of storage. Google’s flagship will pack a Snapdragon … Continue reading

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Nexus 5 Android 4.4 screenshots leaked

It looks like we know everything there is to know about LG’s Nexus 5 smartphone, especially after these screenshots from Android 4.l4 OS it runs on.

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These leaked images come from the Italian website Tutto Android and show everything we’d like to see from Google’s new 4.4 Android version. We can see the new unlock and home screens, some of the applications it comes with (especially Tap to Pay) that will enable NFC payments probably!

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Google Nexus 5 leaked video leaves nothing to imagination

Well it seems that leaks regarding Nexus 5 are not gonna stop. This time a 7 min. hands on video has been uploaded on YouTube and reveals almost anything you’d like to know about it. The device is shown clearly running on Android KitKat 4.4 but no more info has been revealed.

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Judging from the video, the Nexus 5 we see is most probably a prototype (since it doesn’t have the Nexus logo on its back), running on an … Continue reading

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