Tag Archives: AOSP

Android 4.1.2 Released To AOSP, Hitting Nexus 7 Now

We’re releasing Android 4.1.2 to AOSP today, which is a minor update on top of 4.1.1. As a note to maintainers of community builds running on Nexus 7: please update to 4.1.2 at the first opportunity. Future variants of the grouper hardware will have a minor change in one of the components (the power management chip) that will not be compatible with… Read more

Tired Of Switching Kernels Between TouchWiz And AOSP ROMs On The Note? Universal Kernel Now Available

The International Galaxy Note N7000 needs a different kernel for TouchWiz and AOSP ROMs. Meaning if you’re going to switch between the two, you’ll need to keep around two different versions of your favorite kernel (if the developer supports two different versions). Not a big inconvenience, but it could be easier. Now it is. The developer g.lewarne… Read more

The Next Nexus’ Wishlist [Video]

It’s only a matter of time before the successor to the Galaxy Nexus is announced and hits the Play Store by the end of this year. There are plenty of rumors floating around, so let’s take a look at everything you need to know about the Next Nexus. Operating System Expect the next Nexus to launch with a version of Android 4.1.X Jellybean. This… Read more

Google Launches AOSP Support For Sony Xperia S

Google’s Jean-Baptiste Queru, who serves as prominent leader of the AOSP development team, began “an experiment” with the Sony Xperia S this week. The experiment is any developer’s dream come true. Google intends to work directly with the developer community to support the Xperia S through the AOSP in a way that’s similar to how Google works with… Read more

Verizon Galaxy Nexus is a Real Nexus Once Again

When the Galaxy Nexus for Verizon Wireless was pulled from the Android Open Source Project many months ago, many VZW customers were heartbroken. It was as if they were no longer using a “Nexus” device at all, rather the less-popular twin of its GSM counterpart. Once again, the LTE Nexus is an official, Google-supported device. It has returned to the… Read more

Samsung Galaxy Nexus for Verizon no longer listed on Google’s dev support pages [Update]

This is an interesting turn of events, if you ask us. While the Google Wallet situation between Google and Verizon seemed to delay the launch of the device back in December, it seemed to have died down after the official launch. But now it looks like it may be the reason why there’s a huge change of events happening over at Google’s developer support… Read more