Early this month an update file for the Verizon Galaxy Nexus was discovered on Google’s servers that upgraded the device to Android 4.0.4 (build IMM76K). Google quickly pulled the file down so we assumed it was just a test version and not the final Verizon approved file. Now several weeks later, the update file ... Read More »
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It seems the trusty Nexus One has made it into the legacy column. Google has confirmed what we have long suspected; the beloved Nexus One, Google’s original Nexus device, is too old to be fully and officially upgraded to Ice Cream Sandwich.
Fortunately, many people who purchased the Nexus One were individuals who wanted to ... Read More »
Today Google started pushing out an update for the Nexus One that brings the firmware up to 2.2.2. The file is only about 550 KB big and the build number goes from FRG83D to FRG83G, so all signs point to this being a minor update. I haven’t seen the release notes yet, but the update ... Read More »
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Most people who own a Nexus One assumed they would have Android 2.3 running on their phone by now. Google employees began tweeting back in December that an over-the-air(OTA) update should arrive in the coming weeks and the official @GoogleNexus account also tweeted that message as recent as January 4th.
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Do smartphone benchmarks even matter? A lot of people would say “Nope” and I would agree with some, but we still like to run them every time a new version of Android is released or when a new processor hits the market. This last week Google launched the Nexus S with Android 2.3, so ... Read More »
Several of us expected the Nexus One would receive an update to Android 2.3 by now, but Google is still working on the latest release and just tweeted that it should be available “in the coming weeks”. If you are really impatient several cooked Gingerbread ROMS are available, but most are half-baked ... Read More »
Several reports came in this morning that Android 2.3 was rolling out to the Nexus One when Google released the SDK, but it appears those stories jumped the gun a little. Android Developer Advocate at Google, Reto Meier, just tweeted that an over the air update to Android 2.3 for the Nexus One “should ... Read More »
A new over the air update starting rolling out to the Nexus One and if you are impatient of waiting (like me) you can manually install it now. The build number is FRG83 and it updates the firmware version to Android 2.2.1. The file size is only 3.9 MB so it appears this is a ... Read More »
Some sad news today from the Android Developers Blog: the Nexus One is out of stock. We’ve known for some time that the supply for the general public had run dry, but the blow was alleviated by the fact that the phone would continue to be available to developers.
Well, that was the plan, ... Read More »
You might have already played around with Google Translate on your phone, but DARPA and NIST are teaming up to take real time translation to the next level. The DARPA project known as TRANSTAC (spoken language communication and TRANSlation system for TACtical use) is in the process of developing machine based translation devices for the ... Read More »