Galaxy Nexus Gets New Lease On Life With Unofficial Android 5.0 ROM

The Galaxy Nexus was released back in 2011 which makes it 3 years old and also puts three new Nexus handsets ahead of it – the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, and the recently announced Nexus 6. Given that the device is so old, we can only assume that Android 5.0 Lollipop would be out of the question for it, or is it? Well while Google has not officially stated if […]


Galaxy Nexus CyanogenMod 11 Android 4.4 KitKat Stable Unofficial ROM Released

Nearly two years ago, Google launched the Galaxy Nexus smartphone. Developed in collaboration with Samsung, it was the first smartphone to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Since then multiple Nexus smartphones have come and gone, and so have major Android OS updates. When Google unveiled Android 4.4 KitKat recently, Galaxy Nexus users expected that the company will support their device. Instead, Google announced that it would not release an […]


Petition Urges Google To Reconsider Android 4.4 For Galaxy Nexus

Last week Google finally revealed that the Android 4.4 KitKat update is going to be rolled out in the near future. It has already released the Nexus 5, which is the first smartphone to run KitKat out of the box. Several existing Nexus devices will no doubt be the first ones to receive the update in the coming weeks, unfortunately, Galaxy Nexus has been left out. Google has confirmed that […]


Android 4.4 Verizon Galaxy Nexus Custom ROM Released

A few days back Google finally announced the Nexus 5,  and revealed that Android 4.4 KitKat will be released for existing Nexus devices in the coming weeks. Android enthusiasts around the world can’t wait to get the update on their devices, but unfortunately, Galaxy Nexus owners have been left out. Google has confirmed that the Galaxy Nexus won’t receive an official Android 4.4 update, but that certainly won’t stop custom […]


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Galaxy Nexus Will Not Receive Android 4.4 KitKat Update

The Galaxy Nexus was the third-generation in Google’s series of Nexus handsets and unfortunately for Galaxy Nexus users, if you were looking forward to Android 4.4 KitKat, you’d be out of luck as Android 4.3 Jelly Bean will be the latest version of Android that will ever be offered to your devices. This was confirmed by Google in a Galaxy Nexus FAQ in which it reads, “No, Galaxy Nexus phones […]


Sprint Galaxy Nexus Android 4.3 Update Build GJ04 Released

Just one day after it started rolling out Android 4.3 for Galaxy S4, Sprint today rolled out Galaxy Nexus Android 4.3 update build GJ04. Earlier this week a document was leaked online which listed release dates for the update on the four major carriers, so far the release of Android 4.3 for various Samsung devices has taken place according to that timetable. Galaxy Nexus Android 4.3 update from Sprint comes […]


Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Update Announced For Verizon Galaxy Nexus

  Good news today for Verizon Galaxy Nexus owners. Verizon has announced that it will be rolling out Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update for its Galaxy Nexus. This particular Android version was announced by Google in October last year and its roll out began in November. It has taken Verizon approximately five months to bring this update for their Galaxy Nexus users. Starting today the Android 4.2.2 update will be […]


Verizon Galaxy Nexus Finally Receives Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean Update

Assuming you are a proud owner of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus over at Verizon Wireless, surely you would realize by now that this is one particular Nexus device that seems to fall short when it comes to the kind of Android updates it receives, or rather, the lack of it. After all, other Galaxy Nexus models have already received the Android 4.2 update some time ago, but the Galaxy Nexus […]


Verizon Galaxy Nexus In Line For Update

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus from Verizon Wireless might sport 4G LTE connectivity, but it has sadly been passed over in terms of software updates compared to the GSM version of the Galaxy Nexus, which in fact, remains four versions behind the most recent software update. The indignity of it all! At least we have hope that things will change for the better soon, as according to a Verizon support team […]


German Researches Bypass Smartphone Security Settings By Freezing It

Apple’s iOS 6.1 passcode bypass exploit has been receiving a lot of attention since it was stumbled upon earlier this week with a fix planned for early next week. According to a new research published yesterday by Germany’s Erlangen University, passcodes may not be a match for freezing temperatures as researchers were able to bypass a Galaxy Nexus’ security settings to read the phone’s memory simply by sticking it in the […]


Ubuntu Mobile Developer Edition Lands On February 21

Developers will be able to use their Google Galaxy Nexus and Google Nexus 4 devices to “flash” a developer-friendly version of Ubuntu Mobile from Canonical.  Interestingly, Google gave away thousands of those devices during their Google IO developer events, and that’s probably why they were high on the list of devices to support for this release.


Trade In Value Of A Broken iPhone 4S Is Apparently The Same As A Near-Mint Galaxy S2

When I traded in my iPhone 3GS of two and a half years, I managed to get a pretty good price for it, especially considering the home button was a bit wonky and some of the chrome on the edges were chipped and the back was pretty scratched up. However when I decided to trade in my Blackberry Bold 9900 which was used for less than half a year, the […]


Android 4.2 Jelly Bean arrives on select Galaxy Nexus devices

Google’s range of Galaxy devices tend to be first in line whenever there are any new versions of their Android operating systems released. Well, we are glad to say that Android 4.2 Jelly Bean for the Galaxy Nexus is available over at XDA-Developers, where it also matches up with reports received from users to date who have already received the Jelly Bean update over the air. It does seem as […]


Galaxy Nexus discontinued by Bell Canada, next-gen Nexus could be on its way

Come 29th of October, there is a good chance that Google will be unveiling their new Nexus handset (or could be handsets, if the rumors are to be believed). If you’re looking for further proof that something like that could be taking place, the folks at Mobile Syrup have gotten their hands on a leaked screenshot of Canadian carrier, Bell, in which it was revealed that on the 18th of […]