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Video shows the Nexus' line of phones evolution in looks and speed

Video shows the Nexus' line of phones evolution in looks and speed

posted: 06 Nov 2013, 01:58

The Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 KitKat are all the rage right now, and for a very good reason. The second consecutive offering from the Google and LG duo...

The evolution of Nexus: 5 years of change

The evolution of Nexus: 5 years of change

posted: 01 Nov 2013, 08:44

Google has taken us on quite the journey with its Nexus smartphones in the past five years. It all started in January 2010…

Qualcomm to blame for missing Nexus factory images, and Jean-Baptiste Quéru

Qualcomm to blame for missing Nexus factory images, and Jean-Baptiste Quéru "quitting AOSP"

posted: 07 Aug 2013, 18:39

It has been a pretty rough time for Jean-Baptiste Quéru recently. JBQ is (was?) the affable software engineer at Google who was maintained the images/binaries for the Android Open Source...

Google Nexus One becomes the first PhoneSat in orbit

Google Nexus One becomes the first PhoneSat in orbit

posted: 27 Feb 2013, 21:55

It seems like something that should have been studied long before now, but Surrey Satellite Technology and the University of Surrey's Surrey Space Centre has decided to look at how off-the-shelf electronics fare with the harsh world of...

HTC: A brief history in solid handset designs

HTC: A brief history in solid handset designs

posted: 23 Feb 2013, 10:27

Now that HTC’s big fat cat is out of the bag, everyone is up in arms over the HTC One’s stunning design, which isn’t too surprising considering that it’s premium in every aspect. Naturally, it shouldn’t surprise many, especially when the Taiwanese...

LG has made a better Nexus than Samsung or HTC

LG has made a better Nexus than Samsung or HTC

posted: 27 Nov 2012, 07:12

LG has made a better Nexus than Samsung or HTC - at least that is what seems to be the predominant mood among PhoneArena readers...

Google Nexus One not getting ICS, but Nexus S will in a few weeks

Google Nexus One not getting ICS, but Nexus S will in a few weeks

posted: 26 Oct 2011, 12:08

Google has confirmed that the Nexus S will be getting the update to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich in the next few weeks, but that the Nexus One will never get the official update because it simply isn't powerful enough...

Vodafone's Google Nexus One is finally getting its Gingerbread update

Vodafone's Google Nexus One is finally getting its Gingerbread update

posted: 05 Jul 2011, 10:19

Even though it’s still getting its fair share of the latest version of Android, owners of Vodafone’s Google Nexus One have been waiting patiently for the software update for Gingerbread to arrive – while others have...

Unlocked & no-contract required Google Nexus One is selling for $270

Unlocked & no-contract required Google Nexus One is selling for $270

posted: 11 May 2011, 10:58

Although some would tend to argue whether or not it’s past its time under the spotlight, one thing is certain for sure, the Google Nexus One is just one of those devices that will always have a cult following with it...

Nexus One gets Android 2.3.4 OTA upgrade, but with no Google Talk voice and video

Nexus One gets Android 2.3.4 OTA upgrade, but with no Google Talk voice and video

posted: 03 May 2011, 06:31

The Nexus One is about to get an OTA upgrade to Android 2.3.4, but unlike the version of the software that Nexus S users received, the former device will receive the software without Google Talk voice...

OTA update for Android 2.3.3 is being pushed out to the Nexus S & One

OTA update for Android 2.3.3 is being pushed out to the Nexus S & One

posted: 22 Feb 2011, 21:18

Although Nexus S owners might not be too overly excited about this one, Nexus One owners on the other hand, are going to be extremely ecstatic because it’s a long time coming. It was only a few days ago when...

Nexus One update for Android 2.3 Gingerbread might land in the next few days?

Nexus One update for Android 2.3 Gingerbread might land in the next few days?

posted: 15 Feb 2011, 13:41

Since the end of December, we’ve been hearing that the Android 2.3 Gingerbread update for the Google Nexus One would be available in “the coming weeks.” Sadly though, those weeks easily turned into a month...

Nexus One getting Gingerbread in “the coming weeks”

Nexus One getting Gingerbread in “the coming weeks”

posted: 21 Dec 2010, 09:03

The HTC-made Google Nexus One was just announced to get an OTA Gingerbread update in “the coming weeks”, according to a tweet by the official Google Nexus account. We still think the Nexus One is great in terms of hardware…

Andy Rubin says Google Nexus One was too ambitious

Andy Rubin says Google Nexus One was too ambitious

posted: 07 Dec 2010, 09:20

Andy Rubin, head of the Android team at Google, admitted that the Google Nexus One was too ambitious even for Google. Rubin was quoted as saying that the web search giant “bit off a little more than we could chew". Google planned on selling...

Santa just might bring along the Google Nexus Two to Carphone Warehouse?

Santa just might bring along the Google Nexus Two to Carphone Warehouse?

posted: 26 Oct 2010, 17:37

Some rather interesting pieces of news surfaced recently regarding a potential Google Nexus Two handset. This time it comes from British business paper City A.M. which sites that a Gingerbread...

Minor OTA upgrade for Nexus One leaves Android 2.2.1 on the device

Minor OTA upgrade for Nexus One leaves Android 2.2.1 on the device

posted: 23 Sep 2010, 23:21

A firmware upgrade is now available for Nexus One and leaves Android 2.2.1 on the device thanks to a small (3.9MB), minor update...

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