Tag Archives: Android 4.0

Google Wallet hacked onto Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus

It didn’t take long for folks to get Google Wallet, Google’s NFC-based payment system, onto the HSPA+ version of the Galaxy Nexus by Samsung, and so we aren’t too surprised to read this morning that the service has also found its way onto the 4G LTE-based model, too. While there are some notes you should pay attention to here, before you go rooting and… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon gets torn down and dissected

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon has only been available for consumers for a little more than 24 hours, but that’s not going to stop folks out there from finding out what makes the device tick. Device teardowns are some of the most popular ways to find out what’s inside a device, as sometimes it’s not just enough to hear it from the manufacturer. Thanks… Read more

24 Hours with the Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon

It was a rainy Wednesday evening in Minneapolis.  My Verizon contact was racing through the swarming, downtown, rush hour traffic.  She comes to a sliding halt, the wrong way on a one-way street.  I approach.  The package is transferred.  She whips around and speeds off.  The Nexus is mine. Ok…it might not have been that dramatic.  It was… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon receiving its first update hours after activation

One of the best parts of a smartphone is the over the air (OTA) updates. Not only are they an easy, quick way for owners to get access to new, more stable software, but it’s a way for manufacturers and carriers to fix issues with a phone once problems become known. Plus, in some cases, it’s how we get a new version of our favorite mobile OS, and that’s… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon now available for purchase

We told you yesterday that the Galaxy Nexus by Samsung would be available today, and Verizon stuck to their word. If you weren’t up late last night, or even into the wee hours of the morning to order yours online, at least it’s good to know that the device is still available, and Verizon didn’t pull any trickery to pull it down after launch. But, there’s… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon officially launching 12/15

There you have it, ladies and gentlemen. The one and only announcement that pretty much all of you have been waiting for. Verizon has just pulled the curtain off the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and have announced that not only is the device still launching this year, but, in fact, it’s launching on December 15th. The device will be available tomorrow and for… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon simulator page goes live

Well, you may not be able to get your hands on the real thing right now, but if you’re dying to see how the Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon will work and you don’t mind a little virtual simulation, then jump on past the break and into the Verizon source link to see for yourself. There’s no sign that there’s a date anywhere, but it is a good sign that… Read more