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Google Adds Full AOSP Support For Nexus 4 And Nexus 7 3G

It looks like the Nexus family is now complete with AOSP support. The Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 3G have been left out of full AOSP support for a while, but after this 4.2.2 update, they are finally supported. All the binaries are now available for download for every unbranded Nexus device and even the Verizon Galaxy Nexus. It’s great to see Google finally… Read more

Nexus 4 Binaries And Factory Images Taken Down

Out of nowhere, Google has taken down both binaries and factory images for the Nexus 4 from their site. If you screw up your phone, and you didn’t download these factory images before, you won’t be able to right now. Make sure to find a reliable source if you do try to find them. Strangely enough, all other devices have their files intact on the… Read more

Factory Images For Nexus 4/7/10 Released For Android 4.2.1

If you’re ever in a pickle with your brand new Nexus device, and you need to flash back to stock, fret not. Google released factory images for all three new Nexus devices. The images are of build JOP40D, which is the newest Android 4.2.1 (get a free December with every download!). Keep them around for when you might need them. And if you need the… Read more

Sony Xperia S AOSP Experiment Has Ended

It’s a sad day for us all, as Sony and Google ended the experiment to make the Sony Xperia S an AOSP device. For some it was a beacon of hope. Could a regular device build up enough support to match a Nexus? Could more devices follow? It seemed entirely possible at the time, as Sony worked with Google to release as much code as they could. However, it… Read more