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Paranoid Android 5.1 has arrived. Photo: PA

Paranoid Android 5.1 has arrived. Photo: PA

The big Paranoid Android 5.1 update has arrived for those with Nexus-branded smartphones and tablets. Based on Android 5.1 Lollipop, the release brings lots of new features and improvements, including Wi-Fi calling on the Nexus 6, a brand new Theme Engine, and VoLTE on select devices.

Is the Nexus 6 just too big for the average user?Photo: Google

Is the Nexus 6 just too big for the average user? Photo: Google

During its quarterly earnings call this week, Google confirmed that it has seen a “decline in Nexus” sales in recent months. The fall is being attributed by some to the Nexus 6, which couples a super-sized display with a high price tag.

Android Wear is set to get gesture controls with Google's next update. Photo: Motorola

Android Wear is set to get gesture controls with Google’s next update. Photo: Motorola

Google’s Android 5.1.1 Lollipop update is expected to arrive in the coming days, and it will be bringing gesture control and Wi-Fi support for Android Wear devices, one source claims.

Another Nexus built by LG? Yes please. Photo: LG

Another Nexus built by LG? Yes please. Photo: LG

LG’s Nexus smartphones — the Nexus 4 and the Nexus 5 — were arguably two of the best Google devices to date. In fact, they were so good that Google has asked LG to build another one, according to a report from South Korea.

Welcome to the Google Store. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Welcome to the Google Store. Screenshot: Cult of Android

Google’s new retail store in London is just one of two new ways it plans to sell hardware going forward. The company has also launched a brand new online store specifically for “the latest products made with Google,” but a few of our favorites have gone missing.

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