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Samsung Galaxy Round with curved display goes official

Samsung Galaxy Round with curved display goes official

08 October, 2013 | comments (191)

Shortly after we saw it in leaked press images, Samsung took the wraps off the Galaxy Round – the world’s first smartphone with curved display. The peculiarly designed handset will be available in Korea on October 10. Undoubtedly, the...

Tags: Samsung, Android


Nexus S and Motorola Xoom to remain on Android 4.1.2

Nexus S and Motorola Xoom to remain on Android 4.1.2

14 November, 2012 | comments (91)

While announcing the availability of Android 4.2 on AOSP, lead Android developer at Google Jean-Baptiste Quéru confirmed that the Nexus S and the Motorola Xoom will not be updated to Android 4.2 and will remain on Android 4.1.2. We honestly...


LG Nexus 4 gets a full blown review

LG Nexus 4 gets a full blown review

13 October, 2012 | comments (85)

After teasing us with a few images every other day, Belarusian website Onliner.by has now uploaded a full review of what has come to be known as the LG Nexus 4. We can see from the images just how similar the Nexus 4 is to the Galaxy Nexus....

Tags: LG, Android, Touch UI


Vodafone Australia begins updating Nexus S with Android 4.1

Vodafone Australia begins updating Nexus S with Android 4.1

19 July, 2012 | comments (28)

Vodafone Australia has just confirmed on their blog that they will be rolling out the Android 4.1 update for the Google Nexus S starting today, July 19. The update has been approved by Vodafone and will begin rolling out on 1:00 p.m. AEST....


Android 4.1 Jelly Bean rolling out to GSM Galaxy Nexus

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean rolling out to GSM Galaxy Nexus

11 July, 2012 | comments (101)

We are not even mid-way through July and Google has already initiated the process of releasing the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update to Nexus devices as promised at the Google I/O. The first device to receive the update will be the GSM variant...


Google releases Android 4.1 source code to AOSP

Google releases Android 4.1 source code to AOSP

10 July, 2012 | comments (29)

Google developer Jean-Baptiste Queru, also known as JBQ, has announced on Google Groups that Google is now releasing the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean source code to Android Open Source Project (AOSP). The name of the tagged release is...


Android 4.0.4 OTA update for Nexus S 4G leaks

Android 4.0.4 OTA update for Nexus S 4G leaks

02 April, 2012 | comments (34)

Google released the Android 4.0 update for the Nexus S last year in December but the Nexus S 4G for Sprint was inexplicably left out. A couple of months ago an Android 4.0.4 ROM leaked for the device, which made people hope that the official OTA...


Samsung Galaxy S Value Pack starts rolling out in Korea

Samsung Galaxy S Value Pack starts rolling out in Korea

29 March, 2012 | comments (75)

After promising an Ice Cream Sandwich update for the Galaxy S, Samsung had to take back its words after they found that the device was unable to run the new OS (never mind the fact that the Nexus S runs it fine despite having the same basic...


Nexus S CDMA to get ICS - for real this time

Nexus S CDMA to get ICS - for real this time

16 March, 2012 | comments (31)

The folks over at Engadget confirm that an ICS update for the CDMA Nexus S and Nexus S 4G should be live within a couple of weeks. If you own a CDMA version of the Nexus from Samsung, then you probably are all too familiar with the agonizing...


Samsung explains why Galaxy S and Tab 7.0 won't get Android ICS

Samsung explains why Galaxy S and Tab 7.0 won't get Android ICS

23 December, 2011 | comments (216)

When Samsung announced the list of phones and tablets to get the Android Ice Cream Sandwich update, there were many questions of why certain models didn't make the cut. The original Galaxy S for one was quite a surprise, since the nearly identical...


Google halts Nexus S ICS update in certain regions

Google halts Nexus S ICS update in certain regions

21 December, 2011 | comments (34)

The Android 4.0.3 update for the GSM/UMTS version of the Nexus S began a few days ago and by now several of them are running the latest version of Android. However, there are still many left who aren't and it seems it will be a while before they get...


Google begins rolling out ICS update to the GSM Nexus S

Google begins rolling out ICS update to the GSM Nexus S

17 December, 2011 | comments (77)

The Android Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade news continues but this time, it is not the Galaxy Nexus getting the update but its older sibling, the Nexus S. We're rolling out Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, to GSM/UMTS Nexus S devices over the coming...


Ice Cream Sandwich custom ROM now available for the Nexus S

Ice Cream Sandwich custom ROM now available for the Nexus S

20 November, 2011 | comments (32)

Earlier this week when Google released the source code for Ice Cream Sandwich we knew it won't be long before developers start coming up with custom ICS ROMs for other Android devices. And one such ROM has just surfaced. Created by...


Ice Cream Sandwich is officially a no go for Google Nexus One

Ice Cream Sandwich is officially a no go for Google Nexus One

26 October, 2011 | comments (98)

As the first device to bear the Nexus moniker, the Google Nexus One is still a highly revered Android smartphone. Sadly however, its owners will not be able to (officially) enjoy an update to the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream...

Tags: Android, Touch UI


Samsung Galaxy Nexus to be announced October 19th

Samsung Galaxy Nexus to be announced October 19th

14 October, 2011 | comments (119)

We've all been aware of the continued partnership between Samsung and Google with regard to the birth of the third Googlephone, following on from the Samsung Nexus S, for some time now. The Nexus Prime or Galaxy Nexus as it has more recently been...


Ice Cream Sandwich gets leaked on video

Ice Cream Sandwich gets leaked on video

28 September, 2011 | comments (39)

So far all we had regarding the Ice Cream Sandwich UI was a couple of screenshots and the word of an anonymous 4chan user. But now someone has managed to take a video of Ice Cream Sandwich running on the Nexus S. The device was allegedly...


Google Nexus S gets the Android 2.3.6 update, voice search fix

Google Nexus S gets the Android 2.3.6 update, voice search fix

02 September, 2011 | comments (87)

Google has just issued another update for its Nexus S smartphone, which brings the version number up to 2.3.6. And while that kind of change might make you believe that the update is quite a big deal, it's actually pretty minor. Android 2.3.6 is...

Tags: Android, Touch UI


Mobiado Grand Touch offers Android experience to the rich

Mobiado Grand Touch offers Android experience to the rich

18 August, 2011 | comments (44)

Mobiado has been around for quite some time now, establishing itself among the premier makers of ultra luxury mobile phones. With its latest creation, dubbed Grand Touch, the Canadian company adds, for the first time, an Android device to its...


TELUS-bound Samsung Hercules images surface again

TELUS-bound Samsung Hercules images surface again

18 August, 2011 | comments (14)

We recently reported a certain Samsung Hercules that was spotted in Canada that could be heading for the TELUS network. Today we have some more pictures, courtesy MobileSyrup.com, that not only confirm that the phone will in fact be sold on the...


Huawei Vision: Premium Android goodness from Huawei

Huawei Vision: Premium Android goodness from Huawei

06 August, 2011 | comments (77)

In Beijing earlier this week, Huawei unveiled its latest Android device and it promises to be one of their 'sexiest' smartphones yet. The Vision is a stylish droid that fits in at the upper end of the Huawei's smartphone portfolio and has a...