Get a Speed Boost with New N1 Radio

The XDA Developers site is reporting to day that they have had some of their members reporting a drastic speed increase when in a 3G signal area with the installation of a new radio on their N1′s.  The new version of the radio comes from a Korean N1 build, users noticed the version number ...

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Universal One-Click Root Now Available for Nexus One

Nexus One owners rejoice! A one-click root application has now been released for the N1.  According to the developer, the app uses the same exploit that was used to root Droid X.  The best part about this app is that it does not unlock the boot-loader so your warranty is in tact! Woo-hoo!  The ...

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HTC Offering SLCD in Addition to AMOLED Displays for Handsets [UPDATE]

HTC has announced it will be abandoning the AMOLED screens currently used in the Nexus One and HTC Desire.  As a replacement, HTC will introduce SLCD screens to its manufacturing  process later this summer.  See the full press release below. UPDATE: HTC wrote in to clarify their statement.  ...

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TouchWiz Launcher Ported to Un-Rooted Nexus One Handsets

If you haven’t seen or found it by now, it is time you know about it. Apparently a hacker over at XDA-Developers has ported the Galaxy S TouchWiz UI to the Nexus One in launcher format. That’s right, you can now install the TouchWiz UI on your N1 using a simple APK file! Having ...

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“Sorry, Folks…” Nexus One No Longer Available Directly From Google

It’s official.  The Nexus One is no longer be available for purchase from Google.  If you visit the page set up for the handset you will find a bland grey box bearing the unfortunate news.  We just learned a few days ago that Google had shipped the last batches of the phone and that ...

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Google Ending Sales of the Nexus One

Google is stopping direct sales of its first flagship phone.  When visiting  Google.com/phone to order a Nexus One, users see a link stating that the availability has changed, and links a post on the official Nexus One blog, stating that once the current shipment of phones has been depleted, ...

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Android SDK Updated

Google announced on the Android Developers blog that the Android 2.2 SDK has been updated to match the most recent system image that was pushed to the Nexus One (FRF91). In the post, Android SDK Tech Lead Xavier Ducrohet says: As you may have noticed, the source code for Android 2.2, which we ...

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Android Boosts HTC Q2 Earnings

Thanks to phones like the Droid Incredible, EVO 4G, and Nexus One, Taiwanese handset maker HTC just announced a fantastic second quarter. Sales are up 58 percent year-to-year with net profit growing 33 percent over the same time frame. Of course HTC still uses Windows Mobile for some of their ...

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What is FRF91? [UPDATED]

Reports on Twitter and XDA-Developers indicate that yet another Froyo build is going out to Nexus One users today, this one with build number FRF91. One person on the XDA thread noted that it was an update from the most recent build, FRF85B. Others report receiving it on both T-Mobile and ...

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Froyo is Official for the Nexus One

After about a month of leaked pre-release builds, OTAs to small test groups, and lots and lots of speculation, Google confirmed today that Froyo is rolling out to all Nexus Ones. The FRF85B build we saw yesterday is the final release build. “Starting today, Nexus One users will begin to ...

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Here We Go Again! Another Nexus One Froyo Build is Now Available

Another Froyo update is now being pushed out to some Nexus One smartphones. Apparently, this time it is Froyo build FRF85B and it is now available via download from Google’s servers(you can only upgrade if you are currently on the FRF83 Froyo build).  Click here to download for a manual ...

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[UPDATED] Google Still Testing Froyo Builds; FRF83 Not Final Release

Update: Looks like the build our source was testing is rolling out to at least a somewhat wider group: posts on XDA Developers and Twitter indicate that a quite a few Nexus One owners are receiving OTA updates to FRF85B. Despite other sites’ declarations that the Froyo build that starting ...

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Cyanogen Mod 6 Coming to Handful of Phones

According to a June 23rd Tweet by cyanogen, his infamous ROM v.6 is targeting the Nexus One (which seems to be his favorite since its release), the Verizon Droid, the HTC Dream, Magic, and Desire, as well as the HTC EVO4G by Sprint.  He later tweeted the Hero would get some love too. Have ...

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Andy Rubin on Android Tablets: “We Haven’t Announced Anything” [VIDEO]

Here’s how you know an official Android tablet is being worked on in some back room somewhere. When speaking with Google VP Andy Rubin earlier today, the subject of an Android tablet was brought up. When asked wither or not we’ll be seeing one before long, Rubin was ready with the ...

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Nexus One Froyo Update FRF72 Now Available for Download

Remember the rumors last week detailing a new FRF 72 Froyo update available on some Nexus One handsets?  Well,  it appears that the rumors were dead on and the build update is now available for download and manual install. You can get it here or here, but to install it you must be currently ...

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