Looking back: A brief history of Google’s Nexus devices

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Sometimes when a smartphone is released, it is very easy to tell what the manufacturer was aiming for. Unlike some popular lines of smartphones like Samsung’s Galaxy S series or HTC’s One series, Google’s Nexus line has received some interesting feedback over the years. Does ...

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Android 4.2 won’t be officially supported on Xoom, Nexus S

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Those of you who own a Motorola Xoom or Samsung Nexus S will find that their respective devices will not see Android 4.2 Jelly Bean updates. Well, in an official capacity, that is. A post on Google Groups tells us that 4.1.2 should be the last release of Android that is offered up for both... ...

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Will Google stay with Samsung for Galaxy Nexus successor?

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Has Google fallen head over heels with Samsung and their Nexus products?

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Google deploys Android 4.0.4 to select devices

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Google announced late yesterday that they have begun deploying a new version of Android to a handful of smartphones and tablets.  According to a post on the Google+ account for the Android team, Ice Cream Sandwich is rolling out to UMTS/GSM Nexus S, Xoom Wi-Fi, and HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus devices. ...

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Nexus S, Nexus S 4G getting Android 4.0 for real you guys

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A source close to Engadget confirms that Ice Cream Sandwich is ready to head out the door.

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Touch Clockworkmod Recovery beta available for Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus

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Koush, well-known developer and man of Android magic, has just released the beta of his new touch recovery. No more volume up / volume down / power to control what you want in the dark land of recovery. Just boot it, tap it, and flash it. Below, you’ll find the download links. The ...

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Google announces Ice Cream Sandwich update for GSM Nexus S devices

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It would appear the only thing that delayed Ice Cream Sandwich from rolling out to you Nexus S owners was Verizon. Now, just a day after Verizon released the Galaxy Nexus, we get official word from Google that Ice Cream Sandwich will begin rolling out to GSM Nexus S devices starting today. ...

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Nexus S PowerSkin Review

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Smartphones have become many a persons entire world in the palm of their hand (if you’re reading this then you’re likely one of those people, just like me). But having this wealth of information at your fingertips comes at a price, mainly your phones insatiable hunger for power. So ...

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Ice Cream Sandwatch: Official statements on Android 4.0

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Our big list of what is, and isn't, happening in the world of Android 4.0

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Google Wallet expands to additional merchants

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With all the hype around Ice Cream Sandwich and the Galaxy Nexus, we overlooked a handful of other relevant newsworthy items.  Take for instance Google Wallet, which expanded to a number of new merchants.  According to the official Google blog, the list of merchants has grown to include ...

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Ice Cream Sandwich Should Work on Gingerbread Handsets

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In theory, those with Android 2.3 should see an Ice Cream Sandwich update.

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Comparing the Galaxy Nexus to the Nexus S

We were looking at the leaked Galaxy Nexus specifications this afternoon and wanted to see how they stack up to last year’s Nexus S handset.  Is it really that big of a difference?  Does it move the Android platform and mobile landscape forward with small steps or is it a giant leap? ...

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XDA Hacks Google Wallet onto All Nexus S Devices

The guys over at XDA have done what we had hoped Google was going to do a few weeks back.  If you own a Nexus S handsets on T-Mobile or AT&T then you’ll be pleased to learn that you too can have Google Wallet on your handset. You’ll need to have a rooted Nexus S... Read More

Is This the Next Version of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich?

Ok, so bear with us here.  The video you are about to see is alleged to be the first in-the-wild footage of the next release of Android, Ice Cream Sandwich.   The story goes like this: A guy buys a Nexus S on eBay.  Handset arrives, but looks a little different when booted up.  Once... Read More

First Ice Cream Sandwich Screenshots Leaked!

Today is the day that you and I have been waiting for since we heard whispers of Ice Cream Sandwich, the next amazing version of Android. The guys over at RootzWiki got some screenshots and details about ICS, and I know you’re eager to hear this, so let’s get right into it! As you ...

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