And just like that, Google is selling smartphones again. Andy Rubin, Google’s SVP of Mobile and Digital Content, just officially pulled back the curtains on a new section in the Google Play Store where Google will offer hardware directly to customers. The first device to go on sale is the unlocked GSM version of Samsung’s venerable Galaxy Nexus, which will sell for $399 but only in the U.S. (for… → Read More
If last week’s showdown between the Droid 4, Droid 3, and iPhone 4S didn’t get your blood pumping, prepare yourself for the heavyweight round. We’ve got the hotly anticipated Samsung Galaxy Note going up against the Dell Streak and the beastly Galaxy Nexus.
Obviously the Streak is a somewhat older device, but it’s very similar in size to the Note which should give former Streak owners a good… → Read More
You have to hand it to Google. They know that I prefer Apple products and have been generally critical of many Google moves in the past couple of years. And yet, they’re unafraid to give me their newest products to test out. To be honest, I’m not sure Apple would do the same. But I think this is a smart move on Google’s part. On one hand, they may get a negative review but they know that many will… → Read More
I’ve spent what seems like months obsessing over every little bit of Galaxy Nexus minutiae that’s crossed the wire, and what better to celebrate its (hopefully) impending launch than to watch one get torn apart? That’s right folks — iFixit is at it yet again, and this time it’s the GSM Galaxy Nexus that’s going under the knife. → Read More
No, this isn’t a turkey-induced hallucination: ads for Verizon’s LTE-capable Galaxy Nexus have begun to pop up on a number of Android fan sites, and they clearly state that Samsung and Google’s latest joint effort will retail for $199. → Read More
There’s still half an hour to go until the Galaxy Nexus officially takes the stage in Hong Kong, but the official spec sheet has already begun to make the rounds.
The Galaxy Nexus is, of course, the first device to run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, but the spec sheet has confirmed a few nifty features we were hoping would make the final cut. → Read More
If you still weren’t convinced that Google and Samsung will be revealing the Verizon-bound Galaxy Nexus in Hong Kong tonight, check out what an eagle-eyed reader managed to dig up on Samsung’s own website.
Yep, that’s the Galaxy Nexus alright. Interestingly, this is the first peek we’ve gotten at the device’s rear end, though it doesn’t actually reveal much. The Galaxy Nexus, like its… → Read More
Well now. Samsung’s teaser video hinted at something big making its debut on October 11, but a new leak may have blown the whole thing wide open. BGR claims to have received the full spec sheet for Samsung’s long-awaited Galaxy Nexus (nee Nexus Prime), and if true, it’s a sight to behold.
Before we go forward, I should caution you to have your grains of salt at the ready. We’re about to step… → Read More