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Anticipation is building over when Google will finally release the LG Nexus 5 with Android 4.4 KitKat.

It will make its formal debut on Thursday to US customers through the Google Play store, according to a source close to Canadian tech blog MobileSyrup.

Canadians may get their hands on the phone a week later on either November 7 or 8.

After blowing past previously rumored arrival dates, the ballyhooed Nexus 5 is expected to break cover any day. The past few weeks have given way to multiple dates for the LG smartphone, ranging from the vague “October” to more-specific days and weeks.

It’s worth pointing out that the handset is not yet delayed; we’ve never been given an official time frame in the first place.

Google has historically introduced its new Nexus products and Android releases with a press conference or YouTube broadcast. We might hope to see save the date e-mails or teasers surface in the coming days, giving fans and enthusiasts something to look forward to.

Source: CNET


In an attempt to get a foothold in the smartphone market which is already dominated by Google’s Android, Canonical Ltd is soon going to release its Ubuntu OS for smartphones. According to a Wall Street Journal report, smartphones running Ubuntu OS are on their way and will be available to customers in October this year.
Mark Shuttleworth, the founder and CEO of Canonical, said that app developers will get access to the OS later this month. Though the comapny has not made it clear that which all smartphones will be seen running the Ubuntu OS, but it has been made clear that application developers will get to play with the operating system on Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus.
Ubuntu is a Linux-based operating system for computing. CNET reports, the Ubuntu OS, which is being ready for small screens, will use the same drivers as Android smartphones; it will also be able to…

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