Nexus One Launching In Korea on June 21st With Froyo Pre-Installed

Attention Koreans! Korea’s number two carrier, KT, is set to launch Google’s Nexus One in retail stores on June 21st.  Yes folks, this is the same Nexus One we all know and love, except for one BIG difference-the handset will have Froyo pre-installed!  Koreans will be able to ...

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Rumor: New OTA Going Out to Nexus One

A few sources are reporting that a new OTA update is starting to roll out to Nexus One owners. From what we can tell, the report orginates with  Sizzled Core, who include the screenshot seen here. The build number, FRF72, indicates a Froyo build subsequent to FRF50, the pre-release Froyo build ...

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Nexus One May Suffer from Same Framerate Issue as EVO

We reported recently that the EVO has been having some serious frame rate issues, namely that it is locked at 30 FPS in both 2d and 3d modes.  Now it seems that the Nexus One may be suffering from the same frame rate issue. In a post over at dailytech.com, it is being reported that... Read More

New Hack Allows Nexus One to Shoot 720p HD Video

XDA has done it again! A new hack has now been discovered for the Nexus One which allows users to shoot 720p HD video.  It can be found here! In order for the hack to actually work you’ll have to be running the latest Cyanogen Mod test version, and be sure to realize that this... Read More

Froyo on Nexus One: Google “Striving Hard to OTA it ASAP”

Google announced Android 2.2 “Froyo” about three weeks ago and ever since then, Nexus One owners have been begging for the delicious update.  Assuming there are still some of you out there who haven’t gone and installed it manually, the over-the-air update is coming you way.  ...

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Android 2.2 Ported to Evo 4G

Guess what? Apparently the Android 2.2 Nexus One OTA update has already been ported to the Sprint Evo 4G(and it hasn’t even been released yet!).  It didn’t take those crazy kids at XDA long at all! I should let you know it is very buggy and not much is working,  but still definitely ...

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“Whaddya Mean My Frozen Yogurt isn’t Official?”

That’s what Ry Guy and ben1010 from Google are saying anyways.  According to these Google employees, the 2.2 build of Android that Nexus One owners are sporting right now isn’t the official release from the search giant. An article over at Slash Gear references information provided ...

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Nexus One Begins to Appear in Third-Party Retail Stores

If you wondered what Google meant when they said the Nexus One would be getting “more retail availability”,  just take a quick look at the image above.  That’s right, it’s an advertisement for a Nexus One sold through a retail channel!  Oh my!  When did this happen you ...

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Engadget’s Flash Face Off Pins Android 2.1 Against Android 2.2 [VIDEO]

Engadget decided to give the Android faithful a head to head video showing Flash 10.1 versus Flash Lite.  In one corner we have a Nexus One running Android 2.2 with Flash 10.1 installed.  In the other corner, we have an HTC Desire running Flash Lite in the browser.  With nearly equal hardware, ...

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Nexus One available with SFR in France

As promised by Google when they announced they were closing down the online shop, the Nexus One is becoming available with some new providers. Right now you can order a Nexus One online from SFR (French provider part of Vodafone group). Soon it will be also available in retail shops (from the ...

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Easter Egg Has Android Destroying Your Search Results

An easter egg of sorts has been found withing Google’s UK search page.  Users who type in “Meet Android” and hit the “I’m Feeling Lucky” button can watch as a giant green Android takes over the results page.  For those of you living outside of the UK, you can ...

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Google Changes Store Approach: “It’s Clear That Many Customers Like a Hands-on Experience”

Andy Rubin just published a post on the Official Google Blog where he announced some sweeping changes in the company’s approach to selling phones.  The company has realized that after a few months, the store needs to be adjusted to reflect the needs and wants of consumers.  It appears ...

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Benchmarks Put Android 2.2 at Wicked Fast…Like 450% Faster Than 2.1

Alright so let’s preface this with the whole “take it for what it’s worth” deal.  The guys over at AndroidPolice have been playing with the Froyo (2.2) build of Android and decided to do some benchmark testing.  They are using an application called Linpack which measures ...

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Sprint Follows Verizon’s Lead, Bails on Nexus One

Say good bye to the CDMA Nexus One.  Like Verizon did a few weeks back, Sprint has opted to drop the Nexus One from its future handset roadmap.  Why, you ask?  Well, the EVO 4G is going to be a considerably beefier phone with (presumably) a similar price point.  According Gizmodo, a Sprint rep ...

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Opinion: 3 Reasons Sprint Will NOT Drop the Nexus One

There has been much talk regarding the Sprint version of the Nexus One and whether it will meet the same fate as Verizon’s. Back in March, prior to Sprint’s formal announcement of their support for the Google’s flagship device, I wrote a post entitled “Opinion: What Does ...

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