No official announcement has been made, but Google’s Nexus S might be headed to AT&T. A new Bluetooth SIG product listing detail reveals a Samsung phone with the model number GT-i9020A. This is significant because the T-Mobile version of the Nexus S had the model number GT-i9020T. If the letter T designated a ... Read More »
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Update: Google has just reported they have a fix and it should be rolling out within one to two weeks.
Can you imagine Verizon or AT&T launching a new flagship smartphone that suffered from a serious bug which caused it to randomly reboot during phone calls? You would expect that such an issue might ... Read More »
Today Google started pushing out an update for the Nexus S that brings the firmware up to 2.3.2. The file is only about 600 KB big and the build number goes from GRH78 to GRH78C, so all signs point to this being a minor update. Samsung tweeted that it fixes the Read More »
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Most of us know that FCC filings don’t always turn into real products, but they are often a fun source of speculation. A new Samsung device with the model number GT-i9023 has appeared on the FCC’s site with support for T-Mobile’s AWS (1700 MHz) bands. The original Nexus S had the model ... Read More »
It happens several times each day. I’m talking on my phone when all of the sudden I realize the conversation has stopped. Each time this happens I look down at my phone and see the Nexus boot logo. Dropped calls are one thing I can live with, but when my phone randomly reboots it makes ... Read More »
The Nexus S has only been out less than a week and Google already pushed out the first software update today. The latest build (GRH78) weighs in at only 1.9 MB and includes some minor bug fixes. Paul O’Brien of MoDaCo fame notes that this new update only makes changes to framework.jar, kernel ... Read More »
Every time a big Android device hits stores we like to poll all the early adopters that read this site and get their initial impressions of the gadget they just purchased. This past week the Nexus S landed at Best Buy and we know a lot of you ran out to pick up the ... Read More »
We thought that video calls would be a major feature of Gingerbread and Google included new camera APIs that let developers access the front-facing camera. However, when Google launched the Nexus S we found that their Google Talk app was missing the video chat feature we saw Andy Rubin reveal and none of ... Read More »
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 »
Android 2.3 just hit the streets yesterday and we’ve been playing around with it on the Nexus S, but it’s going to take awhile to check out all the new features that Google crammed into this release.
One cool feature is the ability to make voice calls over the internet using a SIP account. ... Read More »