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Two Nexus smartphones could be coming this year.

Two Nexus smartphones could be coming this year.

The Nexus 6 isn’t even half a year old yet, but already the rumor mill has begun turning its attention to its successor. Sources in China claim that Google has chosen a local manufacturer to build one variant of its next smartphone, and it seems Huawei best fits the bill.

New notifications options inside Android 5.1. Screenshot: Android Police

New notifications options inside Android 5.1. Screenshot: Android Police

I don’t know about you, but I’m forever missing notifications because I forget to┬ádisable silent mode on my phone when I wake up. But in Android 5.1, you can have your volume turned up automatically when your alarm goes off.

Paranoid Android 5 on the Galaxy S III. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

Paranoid Android 5 on the Galaxy S III. Photo: Killian Bell/Cult of Android

It seems unlikely that the Galaxy S III will get an official Lollipop update from Samsung, and even if it does, you’re going to be waiting a long time for it. But if you don’t mind flashing custom ROMs, then Android 5.0 is already available for the 3-year-old device.

Google couldn't make the Nexus 6 fast enough. Photo: Google

Google couldn’t make the Nexus 6 fast enough. Photo: Google

Google has admitted for the first time that supply chain issues with the Nexus 6 meant it simply could not meet such strong demand for the device when it made its debut back in November.

CFO Patrick Pichette said that the handset had been “very well received,” but it’s not that Google’s forecast wasn’t ready for that.

Project Tango packs a serious punch. Photo: Google

Project Tango packs a serious punch. Photo: Google

A select group of Android developers have been invited to purchase Project Tango, Google’s superpowered developer tablet that costs a whopping $1,024. Only limited quantities of the device are available, Google says, and only those chosen to receive an invite will be eligible to purchase one.

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