When building the perfect Nexus phone, the display is certainly one of the most important factors that will determine the success of the handset. Over the years we have seen displays grow in size while pixel density has skyrocketed. The evolution of the screen can easily be traced just by looking at the ... Read More »
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At a press event held in London last week, Canonical unveiled the next big thing for the Linux-based Ubuntu: a smartphone operating system. Demoed on a Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the operating system wasn’t complete, but early hands-on reports were positive. Today, it has been announced that the first installable download of Ubuntu Phone OS is ... Read More »
Shortly after rolling out to most of Google’s last two generations of Nexus devices, Android 4.2.1, or the December fix update, has been pushed into the AOSP. Factory images, binaries, and all.
Hot on the heels of the over-the-air update for Android 4.2.1, factory images for the yakju and takju Galaxy Nexus variants have been ... Read More »
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If the latest and greatest doesn’t matter to you, and you’re looking for a cheap handset to pick up off-contract with Verizon, perhaps a $230 Galaxy Nexus is just what you’re looking for.
Since roughly January of 2010, I have been loyal to the Nexus brand. The totally unlocked, off-contract, controlled by Google Nexus brand. I’ve owned every Nexus device released so far, with the exception of the Nexus 7. And I’ve spent very little time with anything else as a personal device. I already know ... Read More »
Earlier this year I started writing buyers’ guides for every carrier, and I intended to update them each month. Then I got fed up with the locked phones and service contracts that carriers offered, so I ported my number to Google Voice, paid Verizon my $300 ETF, signed up for a pre-paid plan, ... Read More »
Source code for Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean) has been released. We’re sure many of you will be downloading the new Android 4.1.1_r1 files simply to poke around, but CyanogenMod and countless other Android development groups around the globe will be spending countless hours pouring over every last line of code to see what ... Read More »
In an unexpected turn of events, Samsung has been granted a temporary stay on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus injunction which allows the device to be sold until July 12th. Judge Lucy Koh issued the temporary stay as the courts awaits to hear “Apple’s response.” If you’re a bit confused, you’re not the only one. ... Read More »
You read that right, sales of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus in the U.S. have been temporarily banned after the court granted Apple’s request for a preliminary injunction against the Galaxy Nexus in their ongoing patent lawsuit.
As soon as Apple posts a bond of approximately $96 million (the estimated costs for Samsung should ... Read More »
Android 4.1, Jelly Bean, was just announced some 24 hours ago, and already the Android community has it up and running on several Galaxy Nexus models. So you say you want to give it a go for yourself? Here’s what you need to know:
Keep in mind that when doing these kinds of things, you ... Read More »