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Google Pixel 3 And 3XL Hit By Nexus 6P-like Early Shutdown Issues

Some Google Pixel 3 and 3XL owners are reporting early shutdown issues with their devices on low battery. The devices are shutting down before the battery level hits zero percent. Once the battery level reaches a certain threshold, anywhere between 20 to 30 percent in most cases, it quickly trickles down to zero, as if […]

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Google Gave Huawei Its Own Lab During Nexus 6P Collaboration

Remember when Google spoke up for Huawei after the Trump Ban was issued? There may be more to it, according to a new report. The Information reports that Google not only worked on a Google Assistant-powered smart speaker with Huawei, but that the company gave Huawei its own lab at Googleplex Headquarters during their collaboration […]

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Nexus 6P Bootloop Issues Will Cost Google, Huawei $9.75M

Google and Huawei have settled the class action lawsuit, regarding the bootloop issues with the Nexus 6P. The two companies will be paying out $9.75 million or up to $400 per customer. This class action lawsuit has been in the works since April 2017. There's one more step for this lawsuit to go through, though. […]

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Google & Huawei To Face Class-Action Over Nexus 6P Problems

There's been a new development in an ongoing class-action lawsuit against Huawei and Google, stemming from an investigation last year with regard to the Nexus 6P handset. Specifically, Judge Beth Labson Freeman, presiding over the case for the U.S. District Court of Northern California San Jose Division, issued a ruling to deny motions from the […]

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Report: Google Ends Out-Of-Warranty Nexus 6P Replacements

Google has made a change to its policy regarding out-of-warranty replacement for failing Nexus 6P devices, according to a supposed email from the company shared on Reddit by user Poryhack. The message states that Google acknowledges that the Nexus 6P in question is faulty and in need of a replacement, but that Google will not […]

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New Oreo Mobile Data Bug Comes To Light On Pixels & Nexus 6P

Android 8.0 Oreo has been distributed to a handful of smartphones including Google’s latest Pixel series, though it appears that the public release is not without its minor flaws; according to recent reports, there is currently a bug in the OS that prevents some Pixel and Nexus 6P owners from using mobile data once they […]

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Nexus 6P May Start Getting Android 8.0 On September 11

The Google Nexus 6P will likely receive an update that will install Android 8.0 Oreo on September 11, according to the Canadian carrier Rogers. The carrier maintains a list on its official forums, wherein it details when updates to certain devices will arrive, and what features are incorporated into the software upgrades, and it was recently […]

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Google Nexus 6 Is Now Getting Android 7.1.1 Nougat, Again

Google has started pushing out Android 7.1.1 Nougat update to the Nexus 6… again. This is not the first time Google is pushing this version of Android to Nexus 6 users, though last time things did not exactly go smoothly. Android 7.1.1 Nougat was a really poor update for the Nexus 6 last time around, […]

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Nexus 6P Bootloop Fix Updated For Better Performance

Huawei Nexus 6P owners besieged by bootloop issues recently got some relief in the form of a ramdisk modification from XCnathan32 on XDA Developers, and that fix has now been updated to help some of the performance woes that the original incarnation carried. The bootloop issue seemed to originated from the four larger, higher-performance BIG […]

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Nexus 6P's Bootlooping Can Be Fixed By Only Using 4 Cores

The infamous bootlooping issue of the Nexus 6P can actually be fixed to a degree, one member of the XDA Developer Forums discovered last week. The user posted an in-depth guide of how to start up a bootlooping Nexus 6P and while the method itself isn't perfect as it still limits the Huawei-made phablet's capabilities […]

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Nexus 5X And Nexus 6P Don't Support aptX Bluetooth Streaming

The Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P don't support aptX Bluetooth streaming capabilities according to an official Google employee as it was recently noted on the Google Issue Tracker. This was a response to an issue/bug post that was created by a user of the Nexus 6P, who reported the problem as a bug that they […]

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Nexus 6P Lawsuit Filed Following Bootloop Investigation

Late last week, it was reported that there was a class action investigation taking place in relation to bootlooping issues with the Google Nexus 6P. The assumption being that the class action investigation could lead to a lawsuit. Well, it seems that is exactly what has now happened, as following the initial reports, Chimicles & […]

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There's A Class Action Investigation Over Nexus 6P Bootloops

There's a class action investigation over Nexus 6P bootloops that could lead to a lawsuit against Google over the issue. A new report by Chimicles & Tikellis LLP states that they're investigating Google over the potential of a lawsuit due to the bootlooping issues that consumers have been complaining about, though the bootloops are only […]

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Android O Build For Nexus 6 Being Tested By Google

A new test build of Android O has shown up in Google's code commits, with "Shamu", Motorola's 2014 Nexus 6 shown as the device that the build is intended for. While the Nexus 6 has officially reached its end of update life, it was still set to receive security updates. The presence of an Android O test […]

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March 2017 Patch For Nexus 5X, Nexus 6P Breaks Google Cards

The March Security Update for the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P breaks Google Cards on both devices, some owners of the popular handsets are reporting. Users of the Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P recently took to Google Product Forums to report the issue, explaining that swiping left on the home screen of their […]

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Some Nexus 6 Users Are Receiving A Downgrade To Android 7.0

Some Nexus 6 users on Reddit are reporting an update for their device, and the update in question happens to be the Android 7.0 Nougat update. Well, at first glance, it might seem there is nothing bizarre about this, until you realize that the Nexus 6 received the jump to Android 7.0 Nougat quite a number […]

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Speakerphone Bug On Nexus 6 With Android 7.1.1 Now Fixed

A speakerphone echo bug introduced by the Android 7.1.1 Nougat update for the Nexus 6 has now been fixed, numerous owners of the 2014 device confirmed on Google's Product Forums. The bug was initially spotted back in January and is seemingly eliminated by the March Android Security Update for the Nexus 6, reports indicate. The latest […]

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Pulled Nexus 6 March Security Update Now Available Again

Earlier today, it was reported that the March 2017 security update for the Nexus 6 had been pulled by Google. However, it now seems as though the March security update has been made available again for Nexus 6 owners to download. Although, it is currently clear if anything has changed with the the update, as […]

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Android Pay Issue Sees Nexus 6 March Security Update Pulled

It seems the latest security update (March 2017) for the Nexus 6 is likely to have been pulled back by Google. The information comes after various reports have now started to surface on social media detailing that there is an issue with the update and Android Pay. More specifically, it seems the issue is with […]

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Leak: March 2017 Security Patch Hitting Nexus 6P Next Week

The calendar just flipped over to March, which means there is a new security patch on the way in the next few days, and apparently Vodafone thinks that it will be heading out to the Nexus 6P next week. Now this isn't a huge surprise considering Google does typically release this security patch during the […]

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Nexus 6P Now Receiving Android 7.1.2 Developer Preview

Google started pushing out the Android 7.1.2 developer preview to the Nexus 6P, as revealed by the company's community manager Orrin Hancock. The package is just under 1.3GB in size and is being distributed as an over-the-air (OTA) update to users participating in the Android Beta Program. For one reason or another, the latest beta […]

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Telus Will No Longer Sell The Nexus 6P & A few Other Devices

Telus has taken the initiative to label four big smartphones from 2015 as end of life and remove them from active sale and support, and those are the BlackBerry Leap, BlackBerry Priv, Motorola Nexus 6, and Huawei Nexus 6P. The BlackBerry Leap is the second oldest on the list, having come out in April of […]

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February 2017 Security Patch Now Hitting Nexus 6P

The February 2017 Android Security Update started rolling out for the Nexus 6P earlier today. The patch is just under 40MB in size and features the build number N4F26O. Apart from fixing a number of vulnerabilities, the latest patch is also expected to address some bugs that appeared after the Huawei-made 2015 phone was updated to Android […]

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Rumor: The Nexus 5X & Nexus 6P Will Get Google Assistant

The Nexus 5X and the Nexus 6P will get Google Assistant according to a new rumor. While the software has thus far been confined to the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL when it comes to smartphones, it seems that Google will be adding it to last year's Nexus devices, although it's also worth noting […]

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Google Is Not Pushing Android 7.1.2 To The Nexus 6/Nexus 9

Google is not pushing Android 7.1.2 to the Nexus 6 or Nexus 9. While Google recently revealed that they were going to start pushing out the Android 7.1.2 Nougat software to users who are enrolled in the Android Beta Program starting from today, with a planned release of the software to all users a couple […]

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AT&T Rolling Out January Security Update To Nexus 6

The Nexus 6 on AT&T's network has reportedly started receiving the January security update from the carrier. The update comes in the form of a 26MB file that ships with the software version NBD91W. The security patch level is dated to January 5, 2017. According to a short changelog posted on AT&T’s website, the new software […]

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UPDATED: Pick Up a 64GB Google Nexus 6P for $499 – 1/23/17

Google unveiled the Pixel and Pixel XL smartphones late last year as the first smartphones built by Google. They were a bit more expensive than most people were expecting. With the smaller Pixel coming in at a starting price of $649. Which has led to more and more people looking to grab a Nexus 6P, […]

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Android 7.1.1 Update Breaks Speakerphone For Some Nexus 6 Users

Nexus 6 owners are putting out sporadic reports around the web that the newest update for their phone, bringing them up to Android 7.1.1 Nougat like what the Pixels are running, is breaking speakerphone capabilities for them. According to users on Google's Nexus Help forums, the speakerphone on some units has been rendered all but […]

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Google Patches Nexus 6 And Nexus 6P USB Vulnerability

January's security patch contained about the usual number of fixes that Google puts into a monthly patch, but Google included a fix for a particularly nasty bug on the Nexus 6 and Nexus 6P that, while it required physical access to the device and a computer, could seriously compromise a phone. Vulnerabilities that require complicated […]

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Google Responds To Nexus 6P Users About The Early Shutdown

Nexus 6P owners have been having serious problems since their devices began to receive Android Operating System Version 7.0 (Nougat) in November. The problem first seemed to be in the battery software, with some of the devices shutting down with as much as 60% battery life left. However, many users believe that it was because […]

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Vodafone Nexus 6P January Security Update Arriving Jan. 4

Vodafone Australia has announced that it will start rolling out the January security update to the Nexus 6P from January 4. The update will be rolled out in phases, as always, but in an unusually candid and transparent disclosure, the carrier has revealed exactly how it plans to roll out the latest security patches to […]

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Nexus 6P Owners Are Reporting Battery Early Shutdown Issues

Some Nexus 6P owners are reporting battery early shutdown issues with their devices, and have taken to Reddit to discuss the issue. According to the thread where the initial post has brought up the problem, it's also suggested that anyone who is experiencing the issue should report it directly to Google so they become more […]

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Today's Tech Deals – Dec. 19th, 2016: Amazon Echo, Nexus 6P & More

In today's tech deals, there are a couple of great Gold Box Deals available from Amazon, which includes deals on the Logitech Harmony remotes, as well as some great gifts under $50. They are definitely worth checking out, which you can see all of Amazon's Gold Box deals here. Today Only! Logitech Harmony Ultimate – […]

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Deal: Google Nexus 6P 32GB for $449, 64GB for $499 – 12/13/16

In 2016, Google effectively ended the Nexus program and began the Pixel program. Where the devices are "Made by Google" and have a slightly different version of Android on-board. The Pixel and Pixel XL were announced in 2016, and were a bit more expensive than the Nexus devices in years past had been. Which has […]

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Nexus 6, OnePlus 2, Moto G 2015 & More Get CM 14.1 Nightlies

Those of you that own the Google Nexus 6, Google Nexus 7, OnePlus One, OnePlus 2, Sony Xperia V, Sony Xperia TX, Sony Xperia T, Sony Xperia XP or the Moto G 2015 will be happy to know that these devices all have official CyanogenMod 14.1 nightlies available, as of today. CyanogenMod 14.1 is based […]

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Today's Tech Deals – Nov. 10th, 2016: Nexus 6P, Hitachi 43" TV & More!

In today's tech deals, there are loads of great items that are on sale. This is due to many retailers getting ready for Black Friday later this month and jump starting the holiday shopping season. If you're in the market for a new smartphone, there are a few great smartphones available like the Galaxy Note […]

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UPDATED: Deal: Huawei Nexus 6P 32GB Unlocked $389.99 – 11/21/16

Google's new Pixel and Pixel XL are the talk of the town right now for Android purists, but they're also fairly expensive and not all consumers are willing to pay that much for a new device. It's situations like this where devices such as last year's Nexus 6P should not be forgotten. This is still […]

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UPDATED: Deal of the Day: Google Nexus 6P, 64GB for $459 – 11/7/16

While the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL are the newest kids on the block, so to speak, that doesn't mean that the Nexus 6P from last year is no longer a good smartphone to pick up. In fact, it still holds its own against the Pixel and Pixel XL. It also has a larger […]

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