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How to root, unlock, flash and tweak any Nexus device

How to root, unlock, flash and tweak any Nexus device

posted: 23 Jan 2014, 06:39

Gather round, gather round! Do you happen to own a relatively modern Nexus device? Great! Today, we'll be showing you how to very easily do a number of tweaks and changes on your Nexus smartphone or tablet with the use of a genius toolbox...

Test lab confirms that smartphone cameras detect radiation; Google Nexus S leads the way

Test lab confirms that smartphone cameras detect radiation; Google Nexus S leads the way

posted: 14 Jan 2014, 01:27

A test lab in the U.S. confirms that smartphone cameras can detect the presence of radiation. Last year, an app called GammaPix turned smartphones into cheap Geiger Counters. The theory behind...

NASA sends another cheap Android-powered satellite in space, makes it dial home

NASA sends another cheap Android-powered satellite in space, makes it dial home

posted: 09 Dec 2013, 09:49

NASA shot up another mini-satellite, powered by a Google Nexus S smartphone, made by Samsung, and dubbed PhoneSat 2.4. The tiny cube weighs just 2.2 pounds, and is this time equipped with a two-way S-band...

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…

Here is the phone that powers NASA space robots (hint: it runs Android)

Here is the phone that powers NASA space robots (hint: it runs Android)

posted: 25 Mar 2013, 09:24

NASA embarked on an ambitious project a couple of years ago - using a smartphone to power its space robot, the SPHERES satellite…

Samsung: the never-ending search for the next big thing

Samsung: the never-ending search for the next big thing

posted: 13 Mar 2013, 21:13

Tomorrow at Samsung’s event in the Big Apple, all eyes are on the expected official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy S IV – well, we hope it’s what all the hoopla is all about! Throughout all channels on the interwebs, there’s a...

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...

Who made the best Nexus phone for its time: HTC, Samsung or LG?

Who made the best Nexus phone for its time: HTC, Samsung or LG?

posted: 21 Nov 2012, 07:56

Ah, the Nexus phones - probably the most beloved handsets in the entire Android universe. Never really achieving the status of top sellers, but always being highly-regarded, as they have not only been cool pieces of tech,...

No Android 4.2 update for Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi and Google Nexus S?

No Android 4.2 update for Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi and Google Nexus S?

posted: 14 Nov 2012, 05:14

Google's AOSP head Jean-Baptiste Qeuru basically said that the Motorola XOOM Wi-Fi and the Google Nexus S will not be getting updated to Android 4.2, closing out the OS updating of the two devices which will ride out into...

Samsung GALAXY Nexus, Motorola XOOM and Google Nexus S get Android 4.1.2 OTA

Samsung GALAXY Nexus, Motorola XOOM and Google Nexus S get Android 4.1.2 OTA

posted: 15 Oct 2012, 22:48

The other day, the Factory Image for Android 4.1.2 showed up for a few Nexus models; on Monday an OTA update was sent out with Android 4.1.2 for a trio of devices that included the Google Nexus S, the Motorola...

Most Nexus devices get Jelly Bean factory images

Most Nexus devices get Jelly Bean factory images

posted: 27 Jul 2012, 19:59

Just a few weeks ago the source code for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean hit the Android Open Source Project, which started the influx of custom ROMs for the Jelly Bean-capable Nexus devices. Now, just in case you've had any troubles with a custom...

Jelly Bean arrives over-the-air for some Google Nexus S phones

Jelly Bean arrives over-the-air for some Google Nexus S phones

posted: 20 Jul 2012, 04:19

The Samsung-made Galaxy Nexus S has already started getting the latest Android, 4.1 Jelly Bean. The first users got the update over the air just…

Regulatory reasons force Vodafone Australia to pull Google Nexus S Jelly Bean update

Regulatory reasons force Vodafone Australia to pull Google Nexus S Jelly Bean update

posted: 19 Jul 2012, 05:17

Yesterday we had the pleasure of informing you that Vodafone Australia was ready to update the Google Nexus S to Android 4.1 at just about any second; but before any update could take lace, the carrier...

Jelly Bean software update for the Google Nexus S is inbound at any moment

Jelly Bean software update for the Google Nexus S is inbound at any moment

posted: 18 Jul 2012, 10:55

Currently, some of the overseas wireless carriers are teasing its customers with the inevitable arrival of the highly anticipated software update for the Google Nexus S. Specifically, Vodafone Australia details...

Nexus S Jelly Bean AOSP ROM available now

Nexus S Jelly Bean AOSP ROM available now

posted: 17 Jul 2012, 11:40

While we know that the Google Nexus S is scheduled to be one of the first devices to see an update to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, when it comes to wanting to try out a new OS, sometimes you just can’t wait...

Jelly Bean coming to the Nexus S, Samsung confirms

Jelly Bean coming to the Nexus S, Samsung confirms

posted: 02 Jul 2012, 07:49

Android 4.1 runs on the Google Nexus 7, and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus is the next device in line for some of that Jelly Bean goodness. This is all stuff that we already know. Yet what Samsung just made official is that the Nexus S will get...

GameStop now accepts the Samsung Galaxy Tab, Nexus S, and Infuse 4G into its trade-in program

GameStop now accepts the Samsung Galaxy Tab, Nexus S, and Infuse 4G into its trade-in program

posted: 01 May 2012, 10:21

a leaked screenshot shows that the gaming retailer is no accepting devices like the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1, Google Nexus S, and the Samsung Infuse 4G. At this point, it’s no surprise why...

Report says that Game Stop will soon start a program to trade in Android devices

Report says that Game Stop will soon start a program to trade in Android devices

posted: 29 Apr 2012, 14:46

According to Gadget Experts, trading-in your old Android device will soon be as easy as heading over to your local Game Stop location; a leaked screenshot of Game Stop's internal computer system reveals...

Google rolling out Android 4.0.4 to non-CDMA flagship devices

Google rolling out Android 4.0.4 to non-CDMA flagship devices

posted: 28 Mar 2012, 22:10

Earlier, we wrote that not only was the Motorola XOOM WiFi starting to get the update to Android 4.0.4, but also Google released the source code for the update into the Android Open Source Project repository...

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