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July security bulletins, OTAs, and factory images for Pixel and Nexus devices posted

Monday, July 2nd, 2018

Another month, another set of security updates. At the same time that Google is rolling out DP4 for Android P, the monthly security patches for existing Pixel and Nexus devices is also landing, with both full OTA images and factory images being posted. Interested in what's changed?

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July security bulletins, OTAs, and factory images for Pixel and Nexus devices posted was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Nexus and Pixel factory images, OTAs, and security bulletin for June are up

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Each month Google releases security updates and fixes for both Android in general, and it's most recent first-party hardware. This month is no exception. OTAs and factory images for Nexus and Pixel devices are now live, as is this month's security bulletin, functional patches for which seem to include a fix for the Pixel 2 XL's proximity sensor issues

Some phones are also getting more than one update this month.

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Nexus and Pixel factory images, OTAs, and security bulletin for June are up was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Nexus and Pixel factory images, OTAs, and security bulletin for June are up

Monday, June 4th, 2018

Each month Google releases security updates and fixes for both Android in general, and it's most recent first-party hardware. This month is no exception. OTAs and factory images for Nexus and Pixel devices are now live, as is this month's security bulletin, functional patches for which seem to include a fix for the Pixel 2 XL's proximity sensor issues

Some phones are also getting more than one update this month.

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Nexus and Pixel factory images, OTAs, and security bulletin for June are up was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Google releases May 2018 OTA and system image files, publishes security bulletin

Monday, May 7th, 2018

Every month Google's ritual of regular security updates keeps our Pixel and Nexus devices safe from both real and imaginary electronic boogeymen. These updates usually land sometime in the first week of the month, and like clockwork, here they are. Google has just posted both the May 2018 OTA files and system images for its Pixels and remaining supported Nexus devices, as well as the latest general Android and first-party security bulletins. 

Builds are available for the Pixel, Pixel XL, Pixel 2, Pixel 2 XL, Pixel C, Nexus 6P, and Nexus 5X.

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Google releases May 2018 OTA and system image files, publishes security bulletin was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Android Auto Wireless is now enabled for Nexus and Pixel devices

Friday, April 13th, 2018

Android Auto's Wireless mode was rumored for months before we got official confirmation of it. JVC and Kenwood introduced a total of 7 Auto head units with Wi-Fi connectivity as an option at this year's CES, but until now even if you just got one of these new units, you couldn't use the mode as your phone wasn't ready for that. Now Google has flipped the switch: wireless mode for Android Auto is enabled on Nexus and Pixel devices.

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Android Auto Wireless is now enabled for Nexus and Pixel devices was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Google’s April 2018 OTA files and system images are available for download

Monday, April 2nd, 2018

Google's monthly tradition continues—owners of Pixel and (some) Nexus devices can grab the latest software builds. The updates will roll out automatically in the coming days, but you don't have to wait. The OTA files and system images have both shown up, and there are bulletins documenting the surprisingly extensive list of changes.

The new Oreo builds with April security patches are available for first and second generation Pixel phones, as well as the Nexus 5X, 6P, and Pixel C tablet.

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Google's April 2018 OTA files and system images are available for download was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Google Camera mod update brings back HDR+ to Nexus phones [APK Download]

Wednesday, March 28th, 2018

What makes the camera on Google's Pixel phones so good has more to do with the software than the hardware. Google's image processing is far ahead of its rivals, which is why it can boast a competitive Portrait Mode with only a single camera. Thanks to the Camera NX mod, it's possible to get similar results on many other phones, including non-Google ones.

Version 5.2 of the official Google Camera app was released last week, and it actually removes some functionality from 2015's Nexus 6P and 5X.

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Google Camera mod update brings back HDR+ to Nexus phones [APK Download] was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

[Update: Now available for Pixel C] Google posts system images and OTA files for March 2018 patches

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

Another month is just starting, and that means it's time for the latest round of Pixel and Nexus patches to roll out. Google has posted both the system images and the OTA files, so you can get the latest version on your device without waiting for the update.

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[Update: Now available for Pixel C] Google posts system images and OTA files for March 2018 patches was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Android P drops support for Nexus 5X/6P, Pixel C, and possibly Nexus Player

Wednesday, March 7th, 2018

The Nexus 5X and 6P were released in October 2015, and ended up being the last devices under the Nexus brand. The following year, Google released the original Pixel, marking an end to the company's lineup of affordable devices. Google has now confirmed to Ars Technica that Android P will drop support for the 5X and 6P, along with the infamous Pixel C tablet.

The 5X and 6P still have a large development scene, so there's no doubt custom ROMs will continue delivering major updates to both phones.

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Android P drops support for Nexus 5X/6P, Pixel C, and possibly Nexus Player was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

Google posts system images and OTA files for March 2018 patches, including functional Pixel improvements

Monday, March 5th, 2018

Another month is just starting, and that means it's time for the latest round of Pixel and nexus patches to roll out. Google has posted both the system images and the OTA files, so you can get the latest version on your device without waiting for the update. You might actually want to go out of your way this time as there are some functional updates for Pixel devices.

As usual, you've got your choice of OTA files or system images.

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Google posts system images and OTA files for March 2018 patches, including functional Pixel improvements was written by the awesome team at Android Police.

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