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SMS-based Attack Affecting Google Nexus Devices.

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nexus5nexus4_camerasVery rarely do we come across an attack that isn’t very easy and obvious to avoid. Unfortunately, that’s exactly what we’re looking at today, upon the announcement of a new DoS vulnerability affecting certain Nexus-family handsets.

A new vulnerability came to light in the form of an SMS-based attack today. Flash messages are meant to be displayed in case of emergencies without user interaction and they are handled very promptly.

If users on the Galaxy Nexus 4 and 5 are to receive more than 30 or so flash messages then these devices seem to run out of responsiveness. Google is aware of the situation, and says that it’s investigating things.

Source:PCWorld

Written by Chintan Vithlani

November 30th, 2013 at 6:08 pm

Google Nexus 5 Now Shipping Across India.

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LG Nexus 5The Nexus 5 has been taking the media abuzz ever since early rumours of it’s release surfaced. This time once again, Nexus 5 makes news and with good reason. unlike previous releases, the device is not only already available in India so soon after launch, but is also officially available from the Indian Google Play Store!

The 16 GB variant is available for a price of Rs.28,999 while the 32 GB variant is available for a price of Rs.32,999. In-store pickup is also available via LG’s retail outlets but sadly you have to pay 1000 Bucks extra for that. Are you planning to get a Nexus 5 for yourself?

Written by Chintan Vithlani

November 20th, 2013 at 5:07 pm

Nexus 7 successor coming next week, hitting shelves July 31 with lots of upgrades

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New Nexus 7? Oh yes, something that has been hiding in the distance for a while now, at least after Google I/O didn’t show off Google’s next iteration of its popular Nexus tablet. The Nexus 7 successor, dubbed the NEW Nexus 7, will supposedly launch next week, quite possibly at Google’s event on Wednesday, but that’s not all!

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Written by Dion Guillaume

July 19th, 2013 at 1:16 pm

Could this be the next generation Nexus 7 tablet?

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The ASUS K009 has leaked yet again, this time with an image courtesy of Bluetooth SIG, and may very well be the next generation ASUS made Google Nexus 7 tablet. It looks quite a lot like it’s predecessor and may launch sometime in the second half of the year.

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Written by Dion Guillaume

June 15th, 2013 at 1:38 pm

Google I/O likely to bring white Nexus 4 devices

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The LG Nexus 4 seems to be getting more and popular around the rumoursphere nowadays; the device is said to relaunch at this year’s Google I/O with a lower price tag, official LTE support and now in a white variant.

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Written by Dion Guillaume

May 13th, 2013 at 12:20 pm

LG reportedly readying the Nexus 5 as Google gives the go ahead

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LG is reportedly getting ready to manufacture the Google Nexus 5 after Google inked a deal that sees the Koreans making yet another Nexus device for Google, at least that’s what The Korea Times is reporting.

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Written by Dion Guillaume

May 3rd, 2013 at 3:51 pm

New LG Google Nexus 4 rumoured to get LTE with Key Lime Pie at Google I/O 2013

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The LG Google Nexus 4 has had LTE ever since it was first launched in 2012, but the feature was never officially available, but that didn’t stop hacks from enabling the feature. Well, the feature may just become officially available soon.

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Written by Dion Guillaume

April 20th, 2013 at 5:43 pm

Google Nexus 7 officially hits India

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The Asus Google Nexus 7 has been around for quite some time and a successor has been rumoured to hit the market soon, but until now, Indians have not had a taste of the Nexus 7, but today Google officially launched the Nexus 7 in India.

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Written by Dion Guillaume

March 25th, 2013 at 11:46 pm

Nexus 5 rumors ensue, to be LG made

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Now that the Samsung Galaxy S4 has been launched, the thing on everyone’s minds is what Google has in store for us for this year’s Nexus smart phone. With that in mind, the rumors have kicked off, let’s take a look at what they say.

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Written by Dion Guillaume

March 17th, 2013 at 6:01 pm

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Google I/O 2013 sells out within an hour

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Google’s annual developer conference, Google I/O, has played host to plenty of important announcements by the search giant in the past and this year is expected to make no exception and thus anticipation for the event ensured that tickets were sold out quicker than a Justin Bieber concert.

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Written by Dion Guillaume

March 13th, 2013 at 5:09 pm