Sprint MVNO Ting Will Support Nexus 5
Ting, an MVNO that runs on Sprint's network, recently announced that it will support the Google Nexus 5 smartphone. According to Ting, customers will need to acquire their own Nexus 5 handset and a Ting SIM card. They'll then be able to activate the Nexus 5 on Ting's network. Sprint, too, supports the Nexus 5. The Nexus 5 can be ordered directly from Google, though most models are currently backordered by at least a couple of weeks.
Google Says Lollipop Is On Its Way to Nexus Devices
Google today said it has begun the Android 5.0 Lollipop rollout to Nexus devices. The company said hardware such as the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, and Nexus 7 will have the new operating system soon.
Google to Push Monthly Security Updates to Nexus Phones
Google today said it plans to push security patches to Nexus-branded Android devices on a monthly basis to make sure they remain protected from potential and developing threats. Google is delivering the first security update today to the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 7, Nexus 9, Nexus 10, smartphones and tablets, and the Nexus Player.
Android 6.0 Marshmallow to Arrive 'Next Week'
Google today said it will begin pushing Android 6.0 Marshmallow to Nexus devices during the week of Oct. 5.
Google Begins Marshmallow Push for Nexus Phones Today
Google today said it has begun distributing Android 6.0 Marshmallow to the Nexus 5 and Nexus 6 smartphones, as well as the Nexus 7 and Nexus 9 tablets, and the Nexus Player. The update, which will be pushed out in waves, is available as an over-the-air download.
Google Details May Security Update for Android
Google today highlighted its May security patch, which is first being delivered to Nexus smartphones and tablets. The patch resolves 25 issues, of which six are considered critical.
I love Ting! If you're on Sprint and out of contract, you should look hard at it. They use tiered pricing so you only pay for what you use, and you can activate most Sprint phones on their network. Their fees are limited to only what the government makes them charge, plus $6 per line. My bill for last month was only $12! Biggest downside is the large upfront cost if you want a new phone, but you can buy used ones off Glyde or eBay.
If you're interested, here's a link that will get you $25 off your first bill:
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