03/08/2011, According to some anonymous tipsters online, Sprint will be releasing 3 new Android devices sometime this year, and the names of those devices have been discovered. After some investigation, done by the folks over at Android Police, they seem pretty sure that there’s some truth behind the tipsters’ claims. If they turn out to be true, it looks like we will be seeing the Nexus S 4G, the EVO 3D […]
03/01/2011, Google offers more than free laptops after all at this years Game Developer Conference in San Francisco, as the company has also given guests who attended key sessions on Android game development a free Nexus S or a free Motorola XOOM – it really depends on whether one preferred to develop for the phone or tablet platform – never mind if some of the folks who received these were not […]
02/23/2011, Great news for all Nexus One and Nexus S owners – Google has officially announced in a tweet that the Gingerbread (Android 3.0) update has started rolling out. The roll out will take a few weeks to complete so if it hasn’t reached you yet, have a little patience. This marks the first time ever the Nexus One will receive the official Gingerbread update, while if you’re on the Nexus […]
02/08/2011, It is no surprise to see that the current Android-powered superphone, the Google Nexus S (which was manufactured by Samsung by the way), will be making its way to different retailers across various countries in due time – what with the white colored model having been confirmed earlier this morning. Folks residing in Germany can get their Nexus S fix from Vodafone or the Phone House, while Vodafone also reigns […]
01/28/2011, Nexus S Review - This in-depth review of the Google Nexus S (by Samsung) goes over the new features of Android 2.3 (aka gingerbread), the design, usability and battery life.
01/28/2011, The Samsung Nexus S might be the latest Android-powered smartphone to hit the market for many people, but that doesn’t mean it is not without its flaws. Google has just announced that they will be rolling out updates in the coming weeks to fix issues concerning smartphone reboots that occur whenever phone calls are in session – of course, this strange rebooting without-a-cause phenomenon is not limited to just phone […]
01/25/2011, Our friends living in Germany will be pleased to know that Samsung’s Nexus S smartphone will be arriving there in white sometime down the road, where it does share a family resemblance to the white colored Galaxy Tab (which has a black front and a white back just in case you get confused). Not only that, it seems that Samsung has finally caught up with Apple – assuming this is […]
01/23/2011, There is a handful of people out there who rock to the new Nexus S, while a sizeable amount of you are having fun with the Google Nexus One – well, sad to say that a certain percentage of both phones’ owners have experience a bug where SMS messages are sent to the wrong person – good thing this bug has been squashed by Google, as the Internet search giant […]
01/17/2011, Google seems like it really is going all out to promote NFC technology this year. After the search giant released the Nexus S with built-in NFC support for contactless data exchange, the company is now looking to hire a Technical Account Manager with knowledge in NFC technology, amongst other requirements.
01/12/2011, Has the FCC spilled the beans on an upcoming variant of the Nexus S? Folks have noticed that a Samsung phone with the model number GT-i9023 has paid a visit to the FCC, supporting AWS 3G, making it suitable for T-Mobile. While there isn’t any confirmation that it’s the Nexus S, the outline of the device does look familiar and the model number is pretty similar to the GT-i9020 of […]
01/11/2011, There is a certain bunch of Nexus S smartphone owners who have complained that the handset seems to reboot all by itself randomly ever since they updated the software to Android 2.3.1, where this normally happens whenever one is in the middle of a voice call. Well, it is nice to know that Google is able to replicate the problem now while acknowledging it exists, with a Google engineer replying […]
01/11/2011, We had already seen Google’s Nexus S that ships with Android 2.3 by default boot MeeGo before this, but now someone has taken it one step further and gotten Ubuntu Linux running on the phone. As usual with these unofficial hacks, the device isn’t fully functional at the moment with the touchscreen being one major feature that isn’t working just yet. The issue is apparently related to the kernel and […]
01/04/2011, Aside from Android 2.3 Gingerbread, one of the major features of Google’s Nexus S phone that sets it apart from the rest of the pack is its built-in NFC chip, enabling Near Field Communication. According to reports, two people familiar with Google’s plans say that the company may launch an NFC-based payment system as soon as this year. The concept will be fairly simple, allowing customers to pay for goods […]
01/04/2011, It was just yesterday when we reported about the Google Nexus S phone being over clocked to 1.2GHz, now it looks like the developer is far from done and has managed to push another 100MHz out of the Hummingbird CPU, bringing it up to 1.3GHz. Makes me wonder how fast will ever be fast enough? The kernel has also been tweaked to be more stable, but problems with Bluetooth haven’t […]