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Nexus

Google Nexus S 4G for Sprint gets official

March 21st, 2011

A Nexus S for Sprint has been heavily rumored in the past, and now it’s official — Google is launching a new version of its latest self-branded smartphone for Sprint. Google tells us that the Nexus S 4G for Sprint is practically identical to the original Nexus S, save for being a tiny bit thicker and …

Users reporting Gingerbread update (Android 2.3.3) causes screen discoloration on Nexus S

February 25th, 2011

We’ve received a handful of tips from frustrated Nexus S owners claiming that the recently released Android 2.3.3 update has an unwelcome side effect, screen discoloration. Reports indicate that after the Gingerbread update, the Super AMOLED screen on the Nexus S becomes yellowish and washed out. We’re not sure if Google messed with Android’s color settings, but the difference — as …

Google begins pushing Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread) to Nexus One, Nexus S

February 23rd, 2011

This is definitely the advantage to owning Google’s anointed developer phone. Via a tweet, the Android maker announced that it has begun pushing out Gingerbread — Android 2.3.3 — to Nexus S and Nexus One handsets via an over-the-air update. The Big G does caution that the rollout may take a “few weeks,” but knowing the Android …

Nexus S gets tear-down treatment from iFixit

December 17th, 2010

You know what is sitting inside the Nexus S, but have you seen it? If you’re one of those people who prefer to go eyes-on (pics or it didn’t happen) then listen up. The gang over at iFixit have given the newly released Samsung Nexus S a proper tear down. While no real surprises were …

Google Nexus S giveaway!

December 13th, 2010

Hey, hey, hey! You thought we were going to let the latest (and arguable best) Android handset slip away from your potential grasp? Not a chance. We have a brand new Google Nexus S to giveaway to our fine readers, and here is all you have to do to win one. Ready? Official rules are …

Google Nexus S hands-on

December 10th, 2010

The nice folks in Mountain View, CA were kind enough to shoot us over a Google Nexus S, and we finally have it in our hands. Here are first impressions in addition to a boat load of photos below: The Nexus S feels very solid and is extremely comfortable to hold and use in your …

Samsung’s Nexus S officially outed [Updated]

November 11th, 2010

Well that didn’t take long. Hours after the Best Buy snafu, Engadget managed to get their hands on a half-dozen images of the next “Google phone.” So here’s what we know. The device will carry the model name GT-I9020 (the unbranded Galaxy S is the GT-I9000) have a front-facing video camera, Wi-Fi b/g/n, and — …

Nexus One getting Android 2.3 OTA this week?

November 8th, 2010

Alright, we don’t want to get everyone all riled up on a Monday morning, but this next bit of speculative news is pretty exciting. Recently, a gentlemen by the name of Alvaro Fuentes Vasquez let go a pretty exciting tweet. The 160 character quip, which was written in Español, roughly translates as: Prepare your Nexus …

Will the Nexus Two be a Galaxy S refresh made by Samsung?

October 29th, 2010

According to Gizmodo, yes. The blog is reporting that a “friend” of theirs actually got some hands-on time with the Samsung heir to the Nexus throne. The device, which is being referred to as the Nexus Two, was described as “black and shiny” with a 4-inch AMOLED display (we would assume Super AMOLED since it’s …