The infamous Samsung GT-I9250 quietly passed through Wi-Fi-certifying authorities for its seal of approval yesterday. This very same Samsung handset caused quite a stir when details about it appeared in a controversial leaked Samsung roadmap, which listed it as the only upcoming Samsung smartphone with Android 2.4/4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS).
Being the only ICS-bearing Android wonderphone on the list, the almost-unanimous verdict of speculators and rumor mills was a loud and clear: “It’s the Google Nexus Prime!”There’s a Kind of Hush
Samsung’s lips are tightly zipped as far as the Nexus Prime is concerned. But, if it was any [...]
Korean news site ELECTRONIC TIMES INTERNET (ETNews) reported yesterday that Google’s upcoming Android reference smartphone, called the Nexus Prime, will be unveiled in October this year. Samsung Electronics will manufacture the device and have already ordered components from its partner component manufacturers.
Korean mobile carriers are also reportedly already gearing up for their respective unveiling events for the much-anticipated Google Nexus Prime in October.
The Google Nexus line of smartphones are flagship handsets that debut major updates to the world-renowned Android operating system. The Google Nexus Prime will be the first handset to run on Android [...]
Samsung Electronics has issued a short statement about the alleged Samsung “roadmap” that could potentially be harboring the Google Nexus Prime (Nexus 3) and the rumored Samsung Galaxy S III among the Android devices on the list. Android Authority covered the roadmap story last week and speculated–as did several other blogs–that the list could possibly have included the rumored Google Nexus Prime and Samsung Galaxy S III, even if the devices weren’t so named on the list.
In a very short post on Samsung Tomorrow, the official global blog of Samsung Electronics, the company neither confirmed nor denied the possibility of either the Google Nexus [...]
Good news for Android! Millenial Media recently released its June report, revealing significant gains of Android in the market (at least in Millenial’s ad network). For the seventh consecutive month, Android ranks as the top mobile OS, with 16 out of the top 20 devices running on it.
While Apple remains to be the top device manufacturer, it can’t be denied that the cumulative percentage of manufacturers using Android for their devices greatly outnumber that of Apple. It is interesting to note, however, that Research in Motion (RIM) still has 11% share over device manufacturing, and that three out of the top 20 devices are RIM phones running on Blackberry [...]
Recently, a quick tweet on the official Twitter page for the Google Nexus line announced that Android 2.3.4 is coming. The Android 2.3.4 update will start to roll out over the next few weeks to the Nexus S and the Nexus One, together with Google Talk with Video and some various, choice improvements.
As mentioned, you will be able to enjoy the newest version of Android, 2.3.4 very soon on your Nexus S and Nexus One. Also, we now have a list of specific details with regard to the “bug fixes” concerning the Nexus S and the Nexus One. Aside from this good news, we don’t know the whole picture quite yet, but for sure, there is more to come!New Features & [...]