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Android Superphones are Leading the Charge

by: Edmund ApostolNovember 12, 2011
While sales of wireless handsets are generally on the rise, powerful high-end smart phone models called superphones are predicted to experience a 200% growth rate every year.
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Galaxy Nexus Hands On & First Impressions [Video]

by: RandyNovember 8, 2011

Simply put, the Galaxy Nexus is the most hotly anticipated Android device to ever come out, and for good reason. Featuring the latest and greatest version of Android, dubbed Ice Cream Sandwich, massive improvements have been made to the user experience. As you will see in the video below, this is a device that offers incredible performance, with no lag, stutter or hesitation of any kind.

As it is the first Android device to actually utilize Ice Cream Sandwich, it is also the first to integrate actual hardware acceleration, and boy, does that make a whole world of difference. Check out the video below, and sorry that it isn’t the correct profile – but we’re [...]

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O2 Receiving Galaxy Nexus in November

by: Will G.October 24, 2011

According to European carrier O2, the Galaxy Nexus will be arriving soon, sometime during November to be semi-precise. If you are in the United Kingdom, you are in luck, because the official O2 UK telecom website has just provided information that conveniently mentions a November release.

In case you haven’t been caught up on the Galaxy Nexus, it will be manufactured by Samsung and will feature a massive HD Super AMOLED, 4.65 in. screen. It will also run what is looking to be the best version of Android yet – Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

Other than those specifications, it will contain an NFC [...]

 

Galaxy Nexus Takes Video Recording to Another Galaxy

by: Will G.October 22, 2011

Since the release of the first set of rumors, fans of the Nexus series believed that Samsung had definitively cut its users short in terms of the number of megapixels in the Galaxy Nexus. Of course, as always, a few bumps and bruises occurred with their demo of the face unlock and the projector, but these were small grievances that didn’t affect the success of the event. Getting into the important side of the article, the event showed that the 5MP camera wasn’t all that people thought it would be.

As people were typing furiously on their laptops, a video was displayed, [...]

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Verizon Wireless Makes It Officially Official – Galaxy Nexus Is Coming

by: Will G.October 22, 2011

It has been rumored for months, as to whether or not Verizon Wireless will be receiving the Galaxy Nexus. But, just yesterday -Verizon announced that the Galaxy Nexus will be coming to retailers “later this year”. In the interest of time, many think that the phone could possibly be released in less than 3 weeks.

According to the screenshot by Android Central, the Galaxy Nexus smartphone will be launched on November 10, but is this really true? The launch date could be fact, however Android Central never relased the source of the image, making the information a little suspicious.

Well, some of the information this image produced consist of a price for [...]

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Preorder the Samsung Galaxy Nexus Now for $690

by: Matthew SabatiniOctober 22, 2011

Are you dying to finally get your hands on Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus and Ice Cream Sandwich? It looks to be that NegriElectronics can make all of your dreams come true. They are offering up the phone not only before Google and Samsung even announce a release date, but they are doing it all for just $689.50. Although this price does seem to be a bit on the higher end, it is perfectly normal for a 4G phone to be more expensive. Additionally, we had witnessed Australian pre-order that went as high as $829 via Mobicity. That’s crazy talk!

Despite the slight price hike, with Ice Cream Sandwich just hitting the market, and only on the Galaxy Nexus, I am sure that a [...]

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Texas Instruments Reveals Processor for Galaxy Nexus

by: Edmund ApostolOctober 19, 2011

As an enthusiastic Android user, you’ve probably been following the reports about the upcoming Galaxy Nexus. Among other things, much of the excitement about this next big attraction is due to the fact that this will be the first smartphone to carry Google’s latest version of its mobile platform, Android 4.0 also known as Ice Cream Sandwich.

You may have noticed how most news states that the device will be powered by a dual-core 1.2 GHz processor. For some reason the specific make and model of the processor was never clarified. That is until now. Texas Instruments has finally revealed that the Galaxy Nexus’ brain will be an OMAP 4460.

The OMAP (Open Multimedia [...]

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Introducing the Font of Ice Cream Sandwich – Roboto

by: Matthew SabatiniOctober 19, 2011

With the introduction of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and the Galaxy Nexus, there’s quite a few things to take in. Google has really worked on getting a UI that will appeal to those that happen to interact with an Ice Cream Sandwich device for the first time – ardent Android fans or not. One of the things they plan on doing that with is called Roboto.

Unlike anything new you would expect from a new software update, or rather, upgrade, as we would say – quite simply, Roboto is a font. Every piece of text has a font, a style to the appearance a particular character has. Here in ICS, Roboto is more than just a typeface where a tablet software [...]

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Ice Cream Sandwich Beckons All Speed Demons [Video]

by: Darcy LaCouveeOctober 18, 2011

Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) is the biggest, most ambitious, and fastest version of Android yet. We’ve just liveblogged about it – and the results were very positive across the board. With ICS’s great new features such as a completely revamped UI, slick interface, and sheer speed at all times, we think Android is going to gain even more momentum in the market.

Plus, with the release of the Galaxy Nexus in early November, ICS is also likely to make it on to a ton of devices released over the past 9 month,s too. Check out the promo video below – calling all speed demons:

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Excited? You better be. Lots more on this to come.

 

Galaxy Nexus Specs and Official Press Shot

by: Darcy LaCouveeOctober 18, 2011

Google and Samsung have just unveiled in Hong Kong both Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the world’s first smartphone with Ice Cream Sandwich.

As for release dates, Samsung has announced that the phone will launch in November in the U.S., Europe, and Asia (including Japan, on NTT DoCoMo). It seems that they are leaving it up to the carriers to make the announcements in each country for themselves.

See our live coverage of the Google Episode of the Samsung Mobile Unpacked 2011 event in Hong Kong just a few hours ago..

You know we’ll post the info as soon as we have the official word.

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