Tag Archives: AOSP

Google Adds Full AOSP Support For Nexus 4 And Nexus 7 3G

It looks like the Nexus family is now complete with AOSP support. The Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 3G have been left out of full AOSP support for a while, but after this 4.2.2 update, they are finally supported. All the binaries are now available for download for every unbranded Nexus device and even the Verizon Galaxy Nexus. It’s great to see Google finally… Read more

Nexus 4 Factory Image Available For Download Again

We don’t know why, but for the longest time, Google did not distribute the Nexus 4 factory image. They took it down from their site along with the binaries and never spoke about it. While we are very curious about what happened, we can at least say that the factory image for 4.2.1 is now back up on their site. The binaries are still gone, but at least… Read more

Vizio Shows Off Duo Of New Nexus-Like Tablets

Vizio’s motto is to “make all the screens in your life,” and to achieve that, they’re getting back into the Android tablet game. Their first attempt with the VTab was disappointing at best, but this should be good. The first tablet they showed off is a 10″ slate very similar to the Nexus 10. With a 10.1″ panel at 2560×1600, it should look gorgeous. But… Read more

Nexus 4 Not Supported In AOSP For Now

We have some bad news for you early Nexus 4 adopters: It isn’t supported in AOSP. JBQ has said that the “Nexus 4 is not supported in AOSP at the moment: no source files, no binaries.” Considering it’s a Nexus device, this is extremely disappointing. The Nexus 4 joins the Nexus 7 3G in not being supported by AOSP, making this launch far from flawless…. Read more

Sony Xperia S AOSP Experiment Has Ended

It’s a sad day for us all, as Sony and Google ended the experiment to make the Sony Xperia S an AOSP device. For some it was a beacon of hope. Could a regular device build up enough support to match a Nexus? Could more devices follow? It seemed entirely possible at the time, as Sony worked with Google to release as much code as they could. However, it… Read more

Google Posts Factory Image For The Sprint Galaxy Nexus

For the first time, Google has posted a factory image for the Sprint Galaxy Nexus. It has been a tough time for owners of branded Nexus devices, since they never really had Google’s blessing. But now both the Verizon and the Sprint Galaxy Nexus have full factory images straight from Google. So if you ever mess up your phone, you can always return to… Read more