Before we find out what Google has in store for the Nexus smartphone line, we thought it was a good time for a trip down memory lane. Join us as we examine Google’s mobile hardware history starting with the Nexus One.
Join us for a trip down memory lane, from the HTC Dream (T-Mobile G1) to the Google Nexus 4, as we discuss the best Android smartphones of all time. Is your pick here?
Earlier this month we reported that the Nexus One would soon become the first smartphone to be launched into space, attached to the Strand-1 nanosatellite. The Strand-1 satellite has now left our planet as scheduled, with the Nexus One in tow.
The Nexus One Strand-1 satellite is getting ready to go into orbit at the end of February, to test whether screaming is heard out in space, among other more serious business.
“What is a Nexus device?” seems like a very strange question to ask on a site dedicated to all things Android, but that’s not entirely so!
Here’s what we know about PhoneSat, NASA’s coolest technological venture into space: it’s low-cost and it’s sporting none other than the ‘droid. It’s actually part of the CubeSat Launch Initiative that ties in small consumer electronics with working nanosatellites.
HTC has been releasing the kernel source code for their devices months after releasing the devices. If you’re a custom ROM user on HTC devices, you can help convince HTC to release source codes earlier by signing this petition.
Although the eager hackers from XDA developers have already launched a Jelly Bean port for the Google / HTC Nexus One, the people behind CyanogenMod have recently announced that the first Nexus... smartphone ever will not be officially compatible with Cyanogen versions beyond 7.x (Gingerbread).
Unfortunately, there are also a bunch of other smartphones that won’t be getting official suppo...
Remember the Google Nexus One? The HTC-made phone they said it wouldn’t be upgradeable to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich despite being a Nexus-branded device? That... also means the device won’t get Android 4.1 Jelly Bean from Google, and users that don’t want to tinker with it will have to be content with Gingerbread running under the hood.
For everyone el...
Back at the start of the month, we’ve covered Pockenow’s claim that T-Mobile has decided on Huawei as the manufacturer for the next smartphone in the mid-range T-Mobile myTouch series. Obviously,... under these conditions, the leak of a couple of pics of the keyboard-less version (one with a slide-out QWERTY keyboard is also planned) is not exactly the most unexpected news. It is nice to catch a glimpse o...