This doesn't bother me at all. Just because they're shifting from Nexus to Silver doesn't mean they're going to abandon all Nexus devices. We're still going to get updates, and the 2013 N7 is such a good device that it's going to last for a while. When it starts pooping out, just think of the Silver devices that you'll be able to drool over!
I don't really hold much faith in some of their reporting. Back in December, they wrote an article that guided users to flash CM11 for the Note 1 to an S2.
I am pretty sure they had something on the front page discussing this a month or so ago. Silver is the new rumored program that will let manufactures create clean devices. They should have been doing that all along and then the Nexus program would not have been needed. But if it goes away, we can thank the Nexus program for forcing manufacturers to see that there a market device running without skins and that are easy to unlock.
Yeah, it's just a new name for the same concept as Nexus.
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