Nexus 5 is already been rooted by Chainfire


With less than 24 hours since Google announced the Nexus 5, Chainfire (who else) released the CF-Auto-Root tool for it. We must thank Chainfire for his commitment to the Android community.

For rooting your brand new Nexus 5, all you have to do is to boot into bootloader mode (by pressing VolUp+VolDown+Power buttons at the same time), connect your device to your PC and execute one of the below commands:

For Windows:

  • Run root-windows.bat (if you are usind Windows)

For Linux:

Nexus 5 Default Email Application

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Today, Ars Technica editor Ron Amadeo released via Google+ the new Default Email Application included in the KitKat 4.4 and Nexus 5.

The new version of Google’s default Email Application, as you can see in the screenshots below, looks and feels almost the same as the latest update of the Gmail app. It has the “swipe to delete” fuction and nav drawer as well.

It supports POP/IMAP/Exchange setups and it has nearly the same settings and options, as the Gmail app.

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Nexus 5 Pre-Order Reveals Full Specs


Negri Electronics, if you haven’t heard of them, is one of the more popular unlocked phone retailers here in the US. And one thing that we shouldn’t fail to mention is that they also have a habit of posting pre-orders for phones that haven’t been officially announced yet.

Guess what, they just made the LG Nexus 5 available for pre-order on their site revealing it’s full specs.

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More Nexus 5 Stocks Spotted Plus Pre-registration Reveals Full Specs


Well this makes the LG Nexus 5’s launch feel even more like it’s just around the corner.

It looks like one of the Canadian carriers, WIND Mobile, has pushed out a pre-registration page for the Nexus 5. And what’s more interesting is it also revealed all the specs of the device with matching tagline: “Google Nexus 5. The smart, new phone made to capture the moments that matter.”

And the specs based on WIND Mobile?

We’re looking at a … Continue reading

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First photos taken with Nexus 5


After countless rumors regarding Google’s upcoming flagship smartphone – the Nexus 5, we now have some photo samples taken from its camera.

The photos were uploaded in Google+ by an anonymous Googler, but they were quickly taken down. Android Police managed to save the photo as you can see above. Press here if you want to see the photo in full resolution.

As we can see from EXIF data below, the photo has a resolution of 3264×2448, which means that the Nexus 5 will … Continue reading

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Carphone Warehouse Apparently Has Thousands Of Nexus 5’s Awaiting Launch


Never-ending rumors and leaks. That’s all we’re having about the Nexus 5 for months now. But we all know that the Nexus 5’s launch should be just around the corner, and this new information can justify to it even more.

A leaked screenshot popped up from Android Police this afternoon that shows Carphone Warehouse, one of the biggest phone retailers in the UK, has about 3000 Nexus 5′s in stock. While the screen only shows 1500 White Nexus 5′s, … Continue reading

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