Tag Archives: Nexus One

Nexus One power button failure

A few days ago the power button on the Nexus One I’m using stopped working. I don’t know why I was surprised at the time, because the power button had always given me trouble when trying to turn on/off the screen. However, I think I was attributing that to the hard gel case I was using. Anyway, I decided to try and call HTC and see if they would replace it,… Read more

Nexus One rooted without unlocking the bootloader

Nexus Hack

Remember that pesky step during the Nexus One rooting process where Google asks if you agree to void your warranty; the one that causes a little unlocked pad lock to be displayed every successive boot? Well some hackers at xda-developers have figured out a new method that circumvents the step in question by using the Unrevoked process for HTC’s Incredible…. Read more

Hack: 720p video capture on the Nexus One

True 720p video recording is now available for your Nexus One running CM5.0.8test3, thanks to xda-developers. Select 720p from the YouTube menu below for an example. Improved frame rate, better audio, and Froyo compatibility are in the works. Download the update.zip at your own risk here, and be sure to follow the xda thread here. Via Android… Read more

Android 2.2, Froyo, to hit Nexus One in the next few weeks

In response to what I assume was a flood of impatient inquiries, someone over at the official Google I/O Twitter account responded, saying that the newest version of Android would go out to Nexus Ones in “the next few weeks.” It’s no big surprize that Google would want to hit their own (lonely) flagship device first, but it’s great to hear something of… Read more

Google to Nexus One online: You’re outta’ here!

It was good while it lasted Google, it was good while it lasted. Oh wait, I hope you didn’t think I was saying Google will stop selling the Nexus One, they’re just not going to sell it online anymore. Andy Rubin put up a post today on the Official Google Blog saying that Google will no long carry the Nexus One online, and will instead move the handset… Read more

Another one bites the dust; Sprint opts-out for Nexus One

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With the HTC EVO 4G set to drop in about a month or so, it’s not surprising that Sprint has decided to not offer the Nexus One.  This comes just a couple of weeks after Verizon decided bump the Google Superphone, in favor of their very own Incredible. You may say “Why did AT&T and T-Mobile go for the Nexus One?”.  In all honesty, they didn’t. … Read more

Vodafone to sell Nexus One in-store; Expected April 30th

Today’s Nexus One news is a double header. You’ve probably seen the news about Google deciding not offer the Nexus One for Verizon Wireless.  The second act of this announcement is that Vodafone will sell the Nexus One in their stores, as well as online and over the phone.  You can pre-order the Nexus One now and receive it on April 30th (expected… Read more

Verizon dumps Nexus One in favor of Incredible

Since the release of the Nexus One, back in January, Google has stated that it will be coming to Verizon and Vodafone “this spring”.  Apparently only half of that is true. If you frequently visit Google’s phone storefront, like I do, you probably ran head first into this statement: For Verizon’s network, you can buy the Droid Incredible by HTC, a… Read more

Nexus One Black Silicon Case Review

I asked my viewers what they wanted and lots of them said they were interested in buying a case, so I went ahead and bought one to review for you guys. I got this case for $8.99 on sale (regular price = $14). I ordered it on Tuesday and it arrived at my doorstep on Thursday. I ordered this case from igonemobile.com/ Direct link to… Read more

Nexus One CelleBrite snap

As if we didn’t have enough reason to believe that Verizon’s launch of the Google Nexus One is right around the corner – Google’s own online shop places the release in Spring – another one of those photos of Verizon’s CelleBrite inventory system have popped up, this one with the N1′s name highlighted. Of course we still don’t have a precise date, but to the… Read more