How to manually install Android 4.4.3 on your Nexus 5

The wait is over and Google has finally begun the roll-out of Android 4.4.3. The update itself brings mostly just bug fixes to various devices but also boasts a visually redesigned phone app. If you’re just chomping at the bit to get the update and don’t want to wait for the OTA update to hit […]

How to boost the speaker and headset volume on the Nexus 5

First thing’s first, you need to have root access for this trick, and you need to be comfortable flashing a zip in Recovery Mode. Ok, if that hasn’t sent you running for the hills, let’s proceed with a simple trick to get much better sound quality and volume from your Nexus 5‘s rather pathetic speaker and […]

Five Ways to Increase Battery Life on Android 4.4 KitKat

Android 4.4 KitKat is officially here. Well, it’s here if you’re a Nexus 5 owner. Nobody knows when the rest of the Android world will be getting the latest update, but let’s hope it’s sooner rather than later. Today, we’re going to show you how to easily increase battery life on your Nexus 5 by […]

How to change the default SMS app in Android 4.4 KITKAT on the Nexus 5

With Android 4.4 KITKAT came a great new feature — system-wide SMS handling. This gave developers an easy, pain-free way to hook into the device’s SMS handler, and resulted in giving users a more easy way to switch between SMS apps (we all hate the drill of having to disable notifications and possibly reroute SMS […]

Download Nexus 5 wallpapers for your device

On Thursday, Google finally announced the Nexus 5 and revealed more details about features we will find in Android 4.4 KitKat. With the release of a new operating system and a new device there’s bound to be new wallpapers and background images. Luckily, Google posts the system images for Nexus devices and some very kind […]