Tag Archives: Nexus S

Samsung Nexus S and Nexus S 4G said to be getting Ice Cream Sandwich in the coming weeks

We’ve heard in the past that the GSM-based Nexus S by Samsung has received Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, but that roll-out didn’t last long and not all owners of the original Nexus S have the newest version of Android on their phones at this point. What’s worse, though, is that Sprint’s CDMA model hasn’t seen an official update at all. But, while HTC… Read more

Samsung Nexus S receives Android 4.0 and Sense 4 custom ROM

Right now, as it stands this very minute, Sprint and Google have yet to officially release Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for the Nexus S by Samsung. Yes, there are ports, and yes, there are custom ROMs that probably work just as well as the “official” build will, whenever it’s launched. But, if you’re looking for the real deal, it isn’t quite here yet. And… Read more

Samsung Nexus S and Galaxy Nexus for SFR France set to receive Android 4.0.5 by March

An image released by SFR France suggests that owners of the GSM Galaxy Nexus by Samsung, along with the Nexus S, will be receiving an update to Android 4.0.5 by some time in March. The carrier is already talking about future updates, laying it out in a nice table for owners to take a gander at. There isn’t an exact date quite yet, but March is the month… Read more

Google reportedly pausing the Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Nexus S in some regions

It has only been a few days since Google announced the official roll-out of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich for the GSM-based version of the Samsung Nexus S, but a quick scan of the Google Mobile Forums suggests that people aren’t too happy with the update process and the end result. According to more than a few people, the update is causing a major hit to… Read more

Samsung Nexus S gets official MIUI ROM with Ice Cream Sandwich

Fans of the popular MIUI ROM can rejoice, as the team has just released their official version of the ROM based on Ice Cream Sandwich for the Nexus S. Much of it appears to be the same as the Gingerbread version, but all the new features and fixes are under the hood. A change log is included below for anyone looking to get the full rundown of what’s new…. Read more

UPDATE: GSM Google Nexus S gets manual update to Android 4.0.3

News that the Google Nexus S would be getting Ice Cream Sandwich hit blogs everywhere earlier today. Unfortunately, details were thin and everything was up in the air. Now, nothing is left to the imagination because the package is available for download and manual update. Yes, though usually, releases lag behind promised dates, the month waiting period… Read more

Samsung Nexus S now receiving Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich over the coming month

For all of you Nexus S by Samsung owners out there, today is a good day. The official Google Nexus Twitter account (@GoogleNexus) has just confirmed that the roll-out for Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the GSM/UMTS version of the device is starting to roll out now. Unfortunately, that’s all of the details we have at the moment. We don’t know which… Read more

CyanogenMod 9 Gets an Alpha Build for the Nexus S

The most popular ROM right now is CyanogenMod 7, which is based off AOSP Gingerbread. Many people are awaiting CM9 which will be based off AOSP Ice Cream Sandwich. You might be wondering why it’s called CM9 and not CM4 since ICS is Android 4.0. CM naming is based on how many versions of Android there have been. Although ICS is Android 4.0 it’s the 9th… Read more