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Nexus S hacked to run Ubuntu Linux

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...

NFC-based Google mobile payments to arrive this year?

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...

Nexus S now overclocked to 1.3GHz

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...

Korean carriers not hot on the Nexus S

01/04/2011, Google’s latest Nexus S might be popular over in the US and UK, but word is going around that South Korean mobile operators aren’t too hot about the phone just yet. According to reports, SK Telecom and KT, South Korea’s largest mobile operators,...

Add a soft touch to your Nexus S

12/23/2010, The Google Nexus S has barely been out for more than a week, and someone has already decided that its slick black plastic back is not worth having, since there are plenty of fingerprints to clean up after each time you use it. Well, how about a DIY case...

Tango beats Google to video calls on Nexus S

12/22/2010, Google’s launch of the Nexus S was somewhat marred by the fact that the Google Talk app did not carry the video chat feature that was revealed earlier, and no applications on the Android Market also worked with the handset. This is a bummer since...

Google Nexus S experiences delay in the UK

12/20/2010, Folks who reside in the UK (and are reveling in a white winter wonderland at the moment) and are looking forward to getting their gloved hands wrapped around a Google Nexus S handset will be disappointed to know that both Carphone Warehouse and Best Buy...

Nexus S Teardown Reveals A Flat LCD Inside

12/16/2010, It didn’t take long for the folks over at iFixit to get their hands on the freshly-released Nexus S and now that they’ve got it, they’re doing what they’re well-known for – taking it apart. The teardown shows pretty similar...

Nexus S In Stock At Carphone Warehouse Early

12/15/2010, Nexus S fans over in the UK most likely already know that Best Buy would be selling it stateside on December 16th and Carphone Warehouse would offer the phone a few days later on the 20th. Of course, if you take a peek at the Carphone Warehouse site, the...

Google Sends The Nexus S Into The Skies

12/14/2010, The folks over at Google seem to enjoy performing all sorts of wacky experiments and now they’ve set up seven Styrofoam beer coolers, each containing the Nexus S that you’re so hyped up about and lifted it to the edge of space, dangling...

Quantities Of Nexus S Units At Launch Leaked

12/14/2010, While it’s great news that you’ll be able to pick up the Nexus S on Thursday, we’re fairly sure that you won’t want to wait in line only to find out that it’s sold out. Some folks out there claim to have snagged the...

Google Distributes Places Decals With NFC For Nexus S Phones

12/09/2010, Google will be kicking off several marketing initiatives for its Hotpot and Places location-based services. The program will focus on Portland, Oregon, and provide Places kits to businesses. These kits include marketing materials to help businesses...

Nexus S To Get OTA Updates, No Need For Samsung Kies

12/09/2010, Mac users out there who are interested in the Nexus S will probably be happy to hear a confirmation from an Android developer that since the phone uses a stock Android build, it’ll support OTA updates all the way. This means that users won’t...

Google Announces Nexus S Android Smartphone with Android 2.3

12/06/2010, After a string of leaks and rumors, Google has announced the Nexus S smartphone today. The device runs on a 1 GHz Hummingbird processor, which is the same CPU as found on the Galaxy S, and features a contoured display. Along with WiFi, Bluetooth,...