NFC Chip Gets Put to Use with New Google Hotpot Iniative

As all of you Android junkies may know (at least you should know), the Nexus S was recently announced. With its 4″ Super AMOLED screen, Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), and close tie to Google, a big component in the device is the NFC chip that is built in. The chip allows for wireless ...

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Is the Nexus S Also Coming to Sprint and Verizon?

Many Android lovers patiently awaited the arrival of the Nexus One on Sprint and Verizon. Unfortunately, it never ended up happening. From what I gather, Google would have liked a CDMA version to have been produced, but with CDMA carriers releasing so many other powerful devices at the time, ...

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NFC Chip Made by NXP Semiconductors, Not Samsung

The NFC chip in the Samsung Nexus S was actually made by NXP Semiconductors, not Samsung. NXP has been working with Google for some time to implement the hardware and software for this technology.

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Quick Poll – Was the Nexus S Worth the Wait?

The Samsung Galaxy S is now official and we have another Android super phone lurking around the corner. Our question to you is this - Was it worth the wait?

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TechCrunch Reviews the Nexus S

With the official release of Gingerbread, everyone is buzzing about the new Nexus S.  TechCrunch has been fortunate enough to have already had the opportunity to play around with the Nexus S, and Gingerbread and let the world know what they think.    

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Best Buy Announces Nexus S Price at $529 or $199 With T-Mobile Contract

The one big glaring omission from today's Nexus S announcement was its sticker. We knew Best Buy would be offering the phone, but how much would the retail giant be selling the phone for? Well, that question has been answered in two parts

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Nexus S Site Has Gallery of Images and Videos to Satisfy Your Gingerbread Craving [VIDEO]

No more pining for Gingerbread.  It’s official today with the announcement of the Nexus S and the unveiling of Android 2.3 SDK.  Right after we published the press release, we started poking around the official site for Google’s Nexus initiative and came across a handful of ...

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Samsung and Google Unveil the Nexus S, Available December 16

It’s really real.  The Nexus S is official today and we couldn’t be more excited.  We’ll be back in a flash with more coverage, but we wanted to drop the press release as soon as possible.  All the stuff we have come to expect is in the phone, including Android 2.3 and the ...

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Samsung Hints the Unveiling of the Nexus S with WiFi Calling, Next Week?

Since Eric Schmidt’s showing off of his shiny little Nexus S at the Web 2.0 Summit last month, rumors have circled as to what sort of new functionalities it would possess. Schmidt showed the on-board NFC (Near Field Communication) chip in action and talked about its possible future use in ...

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Pictures of Gingerbread and the Nexus S Leak… Finally [UPDATE]

Well if this ain’t the best gift to get Thanksgiving off on the right foot, I don’t know what is. Our buddies over at XDA have scored some legit shots of Gingerbead and the Nexus S; and get this… they’ve got more on the way.    

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Eric Schmidt Shows Nexus S; Gingerbread Coming “In The Next Few Weeks”

It was rumored that Google CEO Eric Schmidt would bring us some Gingerbread news at his Web 2.0 Summit appearance today. Well, sure enough, Android 2.3 made an appearance. Not only did we see Samsung’s “mystery device,” but we also learned a bit more about it. Schmidt even ...

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Best Buy Prepping for Nexus S on November 14?

Poor Best Buy, they just can't catch a break today. Three leaks in a day all surrounding one device? Ouch. This time around, we're seeing photographic proof that the retailer is expecting to display the Nexus S on Sunday, November 14th. Thanks to an AndroidPolice tipster we can see that ...

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Nexus S Pictures Emerge

Engadget has just reported that the image posted to the left is none other than the fabled “Nexus S” device.  The Samsung produced successor to the Nexus one.  The article over at Engadget says that the image is about a month old, but who cares?!?  It is awesome to see some new ...

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