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Verizon still hasn’t given the Galaxy Nexus any of the last three Android updates

November 30th, 2012

We may be getting a clearer answer to age-old question of, “Who’s to blame for Android fragmentation?” DroidLife reports that Verizon’s (VZ) version of the Samsung (005930) Galaxy Nexus is still three updates behind other Nexus devices. The delays in getting the Galaxy Nexus new software are somewhat surprising since the device is part of …

Android 4.2 Ported Galaxy Nexus

Android 4.2’s brand-new panorama photo feature ported to the Galaxy Nexus

November 2nd, 2012

Despite canceling its Android event on Monday, Google (GOOG) still managed to announce the Nexus 4 smartphone, Nexus 10 tablet and Android 4.2. While the latest operating system update retains the Jelly Bean name, it brought a bunch of new features to Android such as gesture typing, multi-user accounts for tablets, AirPlay-like Miracast screen sharing …

Appeals court reverses sales ban on Galaxy Nexus

October 11th, 2012

U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh granted a preliminary injunction against Samsung’s (005930) Galaxy Nexus smartphone in June. The South Korean vendor was quick to appeal the ruling however, and on Thursday a U.S. Court of Appeals reversed Koh’s decision, according to Reuters. The temporary sales ban had barely any impact on Samsung or Google (GOOG) and only halted …

Sprint updates Galaxy Nexus to Jelly Bean, Verizon continues to take its time

September 6th, 2012

Nearly three months after Google (GOOG) announced Jelly Bean, Sprint (S) on Thursday finally updated the Galaxy Nexus smartphone to the latest version of Android. The update includes the normal benefits of Jelly Bean such as Google Now, offline voice dictation and the Project Butter user interface, however it will also remove Flash support. “Adobe …

Verizon, Sprint still mum on when Galaxy Nexus will get Jelly Bean

August 26th, 2012

Remember when Android 4.1 Jelly Bean was released back in June and Google (GOOG) said that the Samsung (005930) Galaxy Nexus would be one of the first devices to get the upgrade? Well it’s been almost two months and Verizon (VZ) and Sprint (S) Galaxy Nexus owners have still gotten no word on when they …

Purported specs for unannounced Galaxy Nexus sequel point to minor update

August 21st, 2012

After building the Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus, Samsung (005930) is reportedly working on a new Nexus smartphone, according to a rumor from SamMobile. The device will carry the model number GT-I9260, which places it above the original Galaxy Nexus (GT-I9250) and below the new Galaxy S III (GT-I9300) in Samsung’s lineup. According to a …

Verizon now giving the Galaxy Nexus away

July 30th, 2012

Just one week after slashing the price of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus to $99.99, Verizon Wireless (VZ) is now giving the device away for free as long as users are willing to sign a two-year service deal. PhoneArena was the first to notice Verizon’s latest Samsung (005930) Galaxy Nexus price cut when it found that Best …

Verizon hacks Galaxy Nexus price to just $99.99

July 23rd, 2012

Android fans who want to get a pure Google device without paying top dollar are in luck because Verizon Wireless (VZ) has chopped the price of Samsung’s (005930) Galaxy Nexus smartphone down to a mere $99.99 if purchased online with a two-year service agreement. DroidLife speculates that Verizon is dropping the price for the Galaxy Nexus because …

Galaxy Nexus ban temporarily lifted

July 6th, 2012

A sales ban ordered on Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus smartphone in the United States has been temporarily lifted, Bloomberg reports. Samsung’s request of a stay on the ban was approved by U.S. District Court Judge Lucy Koh, but the temporary lift will only last until Apple provides the judge with new information she has requested, which is …

Google: Galaxy Nexus sales will resume next week

July 5th, 2012

Google’s software engineers are working overtime to thwart Apple’s always-busy legal team. Google told ABC News on Thursday that it will have a patch for its Galaxy Nexus devices out next week that supposedly will shut down Apple’s claim that the device’s software infringes upon Apple’s universal search software patent. What’s more, Google says that it will …