Tag Archives: Nexus S

Pay with a buzz: PayPal announces NFC support

PayPal finally announced the long-anticipated support of NFC (near field communications) transactions for mobile devices at MobileBeat2011. The feature will allow payment requests and authorizations via a couple of taps of the screen and holding two NFC-capable gadgets together. For now, PayPal is using the Nexus S as the flagship demo device. But with… Read more

Samsung’s Nexus S on final shuttle mission to Space Station

This morning, at 11:29 EST, NASA’s final Space Shuttle Mission launched from the Kennedy Space Center in Cape Canaveral in Florida. It is a twelve day mission in which the ship will deliver 8,000 pounds of supplies and spare parts to the International Space Station. Docking will take place on Sunday morning. The payload will ensure the continuance of… Read more

New details on Ice Cream Sandwich flagship device leaked

Just as other major companies have done in the past, it looks like Google is set to continue a one year refresh cycle for releasing flagship Android devices, as new information has leaked out pointing towards a holiday season release for the upcoming Ice Cream Sandwich representative device. This information comes from Boy Genius Report, who says that… Read more

Why I want the Samsung Galaxy S II: SAMOLED showdown

Everyone has a set of guidelines that they follow, be it consciously or subconsciously, whenever they are looking for a new phone. Whether you’re taking a microscope to the screen, or just looking for something trendy, the rules are there. Personally, I’m more of the former. Perhaps I’ve somehow trained myself by writing about processors and screen… Read more

Nexus S one step closer to an AT&T release

The Samsung Nexus S for AT&T is one of those elusive devices that has been everywhere, but is nowhere to be found. The device has already received a Bluetooth certification, passed through the FCC, and made a model number only appearance on Samsung’s website. Well the Samsung GT-I9020A has made its way over to Samsung’s website yet again, only this… Read more

What will Google be giving away this year at I/O?

Every year at Google I/O, the Big G gives away at least one shiny new device to every attendee that they can take home and use for development. This year, there’s been a lot of buzz around whether or not the device of choice would be the Nexus S or Xoom, but it looks like those headed to I/O are in luck; it might be both. According to a rumor… Read more

PSA: Google is giving away 10 Nexus S phones on Twitter

Yesterday, when we told you about Google’s announcement for Android 2.3.4, we also mentioned that the @GoogleNexus Twitter account said they have one more surprise in store for all the Android fans out there. Well that surprise has been uncovered, and it’s a new brain teaser contest going on through Twitter, giving you ten chances to win a brand new… Read more

2.3.4 for Nexus S available now for manual install

Thanks to Google (With some help from XDA), users who are looking to flash Android 2.3.4 to their Nexus S, but don’t want to wait for it to arrive OTA, can now do so. There are some requirements for the newly posted update file including your model number, and current software. You must be using a Nexus S i9020T (the AWS version), and you must be on… Read more

Android 2.3.4 rolling out “in the next few weeks,” bringing video chat to the Nexus S

Just announced by Google on the official Mobile Blog, Android 2.3.4 will be rolling out to the Nexus One and Nexus S “in the next few weeks,” bringing with it bug fixes for the original Nexus, and video chat enabled Google Talk to the Nexus S. With the new Google Talk featuring video and voice chat, you will finally be able to video chat with anyone… Read more