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Sprint's Nexus models are now receiving Android 4.1 update...really

Sprint's Nexus models are now receiving Android 4.1 update...really

posted: 12 Sep 2012, 22:59

Forgetting the false start last week that led everyone to think that Sprint's version of the Samsung GALAXY Nexus and the Google Nexus S 4G had been updated to Android 4.1, owners of the two devices are reporting that...

Will Sprint's Samsung GALAXY Nexus and Google Nexus S 4G get Android 4.1 on Thursday?

Will Sprint's Samsung GALAXY Nexus and Google Nexus S 4G get Android 4.1 on Thursday?

posted: 05 Sep 2012, 14:03

Owners of the Samsung GALAXY Nexus for Sprint and the Google Nexus S 4G could be receiving that Android 4.1 update that they've been dreaming off as soon as Thursday; the software version will be...

Factory reset could permanently disable Google Wallet on your handset

Factory reset could permanently disable Google Wallet on your handset

posted: 29 May 2012, 02:16

When an HTC EVO 4G LTE user was having problems with Sense crashing, he did a factory reset which took care of the problem with Sense; unfortunately, the factory reset also disabled all Google Wallet functionality...

It's the end of the line for the Google Nexus S 4G at Sprint

It's the end of the line for the Google Nexus S 4G at Sprint

posted: 25 May 2012, 14:48

Launched May 8th of 2011, the Google Nexus S 4G now joins all of those other dearly departed handsets who have moved on to that great bargain bin in the sky; the handset hits the EOL even though it recently was updated to Android...

Sprint says ICS rolling out this year while it mistakenly adorns DROID RAZR MAXX on promo

Sprint says ICS rolling out this year while it mistakenly adorns DROID RAZR MAXX on promo

posted: 23 Apr 2012, 23:51

Sprint tells customers that the carrier will be rolling out Android 4.0 on certain models via an OTA update sometime in 2012; meanwhile a mailer sent out to promote the Motorola DROID RAZR...

Nexus S 4G ICS update starts rolling out

Nexus S 4G ICS update starts rolling out

posted: 05 Apr 2012, 16:41

Sprint's Nexus device is finally getting some Android 4.0 love...

Android 4.0.4 for Nexus S 4G leaked

Android 4.0.4 for Nexus S 4G leaked

posted: 01 Apr 2012, 23:50

The folks over at BriefMobile have managed to obtain the official stock image files for the upcoming Android 4.0.4 OTA update for the Google Nexus S 4G...

Google thinking of sharing Google Wallet revenue with Verizon and AT&T

Google thinking of sharing Google Wallet revenue with Verizon and AT&T

posted: 24 Mar 2012, 19:53

Google Wallet has not been what you would call successful yet, and in an attempt to get the service to the next level, internal sources say that Google is considering sharing revenue from the service with AT&T and...

Google Nexus S and Google Nexus S 4G both to get Android 4.0 update in the next few weeks

Google Nexus S and Google Nexus S 4G both to get Android 4.0 update in the next few weeks

posted: 16 Mar 2012, 00:55

A source told Engadget that the Google Nexus S and the Google Nexus S 4G will both be receiving their Android 4.0 update in the next few weeks; the only question now is exactly how many days...

3 Google reference devices get CyanogenMod 9 nightlies

3 Google reference devices get CyanogenMod 9 nightlies

posted: 24 Feb 2012, 17:35

If you've been waiting for some custom Ice Cream Sandwich goodies from the good fellows of Team Douche, your wait may be over, depending on what device you have. The first official nightlies for CyanogenMod 9...

Google Wallet to be blocked by Verizon on Samsung GALAXY Nexus?

Google Wallet to be blocked by Verizon on Samsung GALAXY Nexus?

posted: 05 Dec 2011, 23:48

Even though the Samsung GALAXY Nexus will have the NFC chip embedded in the device, there is speculation that Verizon will be preventing the phone from having access to Google Wallet, all because of Verizon's involvement...

Google Wallet to be accepted at more than 7,000 Subway stores by April

Google Wallet to be accepted at more than 7,000 Subway stores by April

posted: 14 Oct 2011, 15:52

A leaked screenshot of internal Subway email reveals that the sandwich shop plans on accepting the NFC powered Google Wallet for payment in 7,600 stores by this coming April 2012; some Subway units are already receiving...

Mobile payments by Isis backed up by a number of smartphone manufacturers

Mobile payments by Isis backed up by a number of smartphone manufacturers

posted: 28 Sep 2011, 03:43

One giant leap forward for mobile payments has been made today with the announcement that HTC, LG, Samsung, Motorola, RIM, and Sony Ericsson, will back up the Isis mobile payment platform...

Google Wallet signs Amex, Discover and Visa

Google Wallet signs Amex, Discover and Visa

posted: 20 Sep 2011, 19:50

Joining MasterCard on Google Wallet will be Visa, Discover and American Express following Tuesday's announcement that the trio have been signed by Google; so far, the only phone that will work with the service is Sprint's Google Nexus S 4G...

Google Wallet launches for extremely limited audience

Google Wallet launches for extremely limited audience

posted: 19 Sep 2011, 17:16

As we expected, the Google Wallet app has launched today, although in order to use the app you have to be a Nexus S user on Sprint with a Mastercard, so the initial user base is admittedly pretty limited...

Leaked memo says Google Wallet to launch on Monday

Leaked memo says Google Wallet to launch on Monday

posted: 18 Sep 2011, 19:25

A leaked document shows that Google plans on launching Google Wallet on Monday; currently, only a Citi MasterCard can be loaded on the app which in turn can only be used on Sprint's Google Nexus S 4G, running Android 2.3.4...

After debuting on the Nexus S 4G, the new Swype update is coming to all enabled handsets

After debuting on the Nexus S 4G, the new Swype update is coming to all enabled handsets

posted: 23 Aug 2011, 00:37

The Swype update that brings gesture shortcuts, enhanced dictionary, and improved capitalization to users has made a pit stop for those using the Nexus S 4G before resuming its travels toward...

Google Nexus S 4G priced at $30 through Sprint, but Amazon and Best Buy  still go even lower

Google Nexus S 4G priced at $30 through Sprint, but Amazon and Best Buy still go even lower

posted: 18 Aug 2011, 03:24

So, you are looking for a 4G smartphone, but you still can't make up your mind and choose one. Well, here is an offer that might interest you – Sprint has once again dropped the price of...

Swype will make its newest version an exclusive first for Sprint's Nexus S 4G owners

Swype will make its newest version an exclusive first for Sprint's Nexus S 4G owners

posted: 16 Aug 2011, 08:12

A new version of the madly popular virtual keyboard tech Swype will be provided exclusively for the Nexus S 4G owners on Sprint. Personal dictionary, automatic caps on proper nouns, and selecting...

Google Nexus S is free one day only at Best Buy

Google Nexus S is free one day only at Best Buy

posted: 02 Aug 2011, 18:22

Tomorrow, August 3, Best Buy will be offering the Google Nexus S for T-Mobile, AT&T and Sprint for free with a new two-year activation; but make a decision fast because this sale is for one day only…

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