Tag Archives: Nexus S

White Nexus S captured on film

Right before Mobilicity started getting the Nexus S in stores, the guys from over at Engadget got their hands on a white version of the handset, complete with AT&T compatible 3G and all. As you will see in the video, other than the color change and radio inside, nothing has changed. The particular handset featured in the video and pictures came with… Read more

Google continuing work on NFC payments

When Google first released the Nexus S with NFC compatibility, it was obvious the company was looking to cash in on the payment Market by using near field communications. According to the Wall Street Journal, that vision is becoming more of a reality thanks to secret partnership with Google, MasterCard, and Citigroup. Google is rumored to be testing… Read more

Google extends the availability of the Nexus S

As mediocre as the original launch may have been, the Nexus S is still Google’s baby. As such, they’re going to make sure the device will land in as many hands as possible. Not only has El Goog released the Nexus S 4G to get Sprint users interested, but they’ve also now pushed the original 3G version of the device to 17 countries. So just where is… Read more

Nexus S and Samsung Fascinate 4G coming to Telus

Telus users, get ready for some exciting Android action coming your way. Announced today, Telus will be carrying both the Nexus S and the Samsung Fascinate 4G this spring. The Nexus S won’t be exclusive to Telus is Canada, but it looks like the Fascinate 4G will. As far as specs on the two devices go, the familiar 1GHz processor, 4-inch Super AMOLED… Read more

Nexus One and S OTA available for download now

Remember when we went over the updates coming to the Nexus One and Nexus S yesterday, and I said update.zip files should be hitting the web anytime now? That time has come. Some of you may be well versed in the Nexus One update process by now, but here it is again, courtesy of Android Central: -Download the update from . -Rename the file to… Read more

Nexus update roundup

Last night at roughly nine o’clock, Google’s Nexus Twitter account tweeted something Nexus One owners have been waiting a long time to hear (Nexus S users, not so much): Gingerbread (Android 2.3.3) update now rolling out to Nexus S and Nexus One. Be patient, may take a few weeks for OTA to complete. I know the “few weeks” line may be discouraging,… Read more

Nexus S reboot bug soon to be squashed

It’s been a long road for Nexus S (review) users experiencing random reboots on their device. The issue has been opened, discussed, and closed so many times on Google’s code tracker, until now the future of the situation was a complete mystery. Fortunately, it looks like Android coder Ry Guy has come to the rescue: The initial results of our tests… Read more

Samsung Nexus S Review

Acting as Google’s follow up to the previous official Android Developer’s Phone, the HTC Nexus One, Samsung’s Nexus S carries the latest iteration of Android–version 2.3, Gingerbread–and what could turn out to be a major selling point for future Android devices: NFC. Though there are plenty of other features to consider when purchasing a new Android… Read more

Video: NFC aware apps trickling into the Market

Google is working hard to incorporate NFC (near field communications) technology into their existing products, as they have with Places and Hotpot in Portland, Oregon. But we have yet to see much NFC tech in Android Market apps. After all, the recently released Nexus S is the only Android currently available that is capable of supporting it. Now there… Read more