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Nexus 6 vs. iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Nexus 6 vs. iPhone 6 and 6 Plus. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Apple’s latest iPhones have been shipping for a few weeks now, but many have been waiting for Google to show its hand before deciding what will be their new smartphone for the next two years. So how does the new Nexus 6 compare to the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, and more importantly, which is most worthy of your hard-earned cash?

Our in-depth comparison below will help you decide.

64-bit Android apps are go. Photo: Google

64-bit Android apps are go. Photo: Google

Android developers can finally begin testing 64-bit apps using Google’s new 64-bit Android L developer preview emulator. The release comes just weeks before Android L is expected to make its public debut, and it should finally kickstart the development of 64-bit Android software.

Android L on the iPhone 5s. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Android L on the iPhone 5s. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Here’s one way to put your iPhone 5s to good use after upgrading to the iPhone 6: Install the Android L Developer Preview. It sounds like an impossibility given Apple’s incredibly tight control over device security, but a small group of university researchers have managed it using a clever workaround. You’ll find proof in the short demonstration video below.

Image: Instagram/Hyperlapse

Image: Instagram/Hyperlapse

Instagram today brought added more features to its new Hyperlapse app for iOS, less than a month after it made its App Store debut. And yet, an Android version is still nowhere to be seen. It’s not that Instagram doesn’t want to bring Hyperlapse to Google Play, however — it’s that Android doesn’t currently offer the APIs it requires.

Schmidt insists Apple and Google are very good friends.

Schmidt claims the iOS vs. Android conflict is as fierce as ever.

Google chairman Eric Schmidt claims that Samsung had the iPhone 6’s technology one year ago, in a new interview for Bloomberg TV.

Sitting down with Google’s former Senior Vice President Jonathan Rosenberg to promote their new book How Google Works, Schmidt fended questions about the Android vs. iOS competition from “Market Makers” hosts Stephanie Ruhle and Erik Schatzker.

At one point in the interview, Ruhle asks Schmidt how he feels seeing people lined up around the block to pick up the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, which sold a massive 10 million+ units in their first weekend on sale.

“Even though way more people carry Android phones how does Apple have that desire factor?” Ruhle says.

“I’ll tell you what I think,” Schmidt answers. “Samsung had these products a year ago.”

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