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  • Chromebox Joins Nexus 7 Tablet, Q And Phone In Google’s I/O Swag Bag

    Chromebox Joins Nexus 7 Tablet, Q And Phone In Google’s I/O Swag Bag

    Google just gave away a Chromebox, the desktop version of the company’s Chromebook laptops, to all Google I/O attendees. Besides being a venue for Google’s most spectacular launches (and jumps), Google I/O has also developed a bit of a reputation for all the products Google gives away to attendees. Yesterday, at the end of the first keynote, the company announced that every… Read More

  • Hands-On With The Google Nexus 7

    Hands-On With The Google Nexus 7

    If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again. Built specifically for Google Play consumption, the Nexus 7 tablet built by Asus seems to be Google’s answer to both the iPad and Kindle Fire. So how does it stack up and just how buttery smooth is Jelly Bean? Read More

  • Google Doles Out Googlicious Galaxy Nexii To Employees

    Google Doles Out Googlicious Galaxy Nexii To Employees

    ‘Tis the season of giving, and who better to get in the holiday spirit than employers (hint, hint!)? Google is certainly in a generous mood, as they’ve begun hooking up employees with a special edition Galaxy Nexus. Software engineer Edu Pereda of Google’s Zurich offices posted a gallery of the phone in all its Googlified glory. Read More

  • Samsung Releases Extended Battery Bundle (With Cover) For Your New Galaxy Nexus

    Samsung Releases Extended Battery Bundle (With Cover) For Your New Galaxy Nexus

    The Galaxy Nexus is a beautiful phone, no doubt about it. That gorgeous 4.65-inch Super AMOLED Plus display paired with LTE support and a fresh build of ICS thrown in there for good measure is about as good as it gets. But the same things that make this phone great — its massive screen and LTE radio — are also the things that will leave you screaming at it at 4p.m. on a Thursday… Read More

  • Is December 15 Verizon’s New Galaxy Nexus Launch Date?

    Is December 15 Verizon’s New Galaxy Nexus Launch Date?

    The Galaxy Nexus, while something we’ve been super excited about, is turning out to be a real pain. Why? Because we can’t seem to figure out when the bleep this thing is supposed to launch. We heard it was supposed to be around today, and then we heard it wasn’t, and then we heard so many different dates it started to get stupid. Now, however, Droid-Life is claiming to… Read More

  • Remember The Samsung Nexus Prime? Verizon Sure Does

    Remember The Samsung Nexus Prime? Verizon Sure Does

    It’s the age old tale. Company makes phone. Company codenames phone (sometimes multiple times). Company dabbles back and forth between a couple names before ultimately choosing the wrong one (*cough* HTC ChaCha *cough*). Retailer changes the name of the phone anyway, usually back to the better name (but sometimes to a ridiculously long and uselessly vague name). Happily ever after. Read More

  • Samsung Galaxy Nexus Leaked: Image, Specs And Launch Date

    Samsung Galaxy Nexus Leaked: Image, Specs And Launch Date

    Well it would seem that NTT DoCoMo, one of the largest wireless carriers in Japan, has let slip the Samsung Galaxy Nexus announcement just a couple hours early. According to a tweet, “the latest Android OS smartphone with Google and Samsung Electronics [will be] announced on October 19 in Hong Kong tomorrow. DoCoMo is almost equivalent to the fastest in the world, scheduled for release… Read More

  • The Galaxy Nexus Pops Up In Verizon’s Device Management System

    The Galaxy Nexus Pops Up In Verizon’s Device Management System

    If legit, a freshly leaked document from the Verizon Device Management System confirms earlier rumors that the next official Google phone will indeed be called the Galaxy Nexus. An Ice Cream Sandwich announcement is already slated for October 19, where Samsung and Google are expected to announce the next Nexus. Read More

  • A Twitter Poem: Next Nexus Leaked With Specs, Details, And Launch Info [Update]

    A Twitter Poem: Next Nexus Leaked With Specs, Details, And Launch Info [Update]

    Late last night the Android community was taken hostage by a rogue Twitter user. @tfleming223 started tweeting lines from a cryptic poem said to contain launch details about the upcoming Nexus phone and Ice Cream Sandwich Android release. But in true Internet douchbag fashion, this guy would only release parts of the poem when certain users followed him and he reached 1,000 followers. Well… Read More

  • Sequoia And Nexus Invest $12 Million In Laptop Backup Startup Druva

    Sequoia And Nexus Invest $12 Million In Laptop Backup Startup Druva

    Druva, the creator of data protection solutions for SMEs, announced this morning that it has raised $12 million in series B funding. The round was led by Nexus Venture Partners, with participation from existing investor, Sequoia Capital. Jishnu Bhattacharjee of Nexus Venture Partners will be joining Druva’s board of directors as a result of this investment, joining Sequoia Capital… Read More

  • Google / Motorola Deal Doesn’t Guarantee a “Nexus Droid”

    Google / Motorola Deal Doesn’t Guarantee a “Nexus Droid”

    One of the burning questions we all have after hearing this morning’s news of Google’s $12.5 billion bid for Motorola Mobility is: what does this mean for the next Nexus device? Will Google leverage its¬†acquisition¬†to build Android phones that look and function exactly how Google wants them to, a move that would postion the company to compete more directly with Apple? Or will… Read More

  • Android Chief Rubin Hints At A New Nexus Device In Time For The Holidays

    Android Chief Rubin Hints At A New Nexus Device In Time For The Holidays

    Today at Google’s I/O conference in San Francisco, a group of executives sat down the with press to answer questions about the announcements made during the keynote earlier in the day. Much of the news revolved around Android, as did many of the questions. And since Android head Andy Rubin was present, someone decided to ask about the future of Google’s own Nexus brand of… Read More

  • Google's Android Bear-Hug Comes To LG: New LG/Nexus Tablets Coming Soon?

    Google's Android Bear-Hug Comes To LG: New LG/Nexus Tablets Coming Soon?

    Every few months Google embraces another CE company. It began with HTC and G1, giving that manufacturer resources and manpower enough to produce a powerful entrant in the smartphone race. It continued with Motorola for the Droid and has cycled through to Samsung for a brief period. This bear hug essentially gives the manufacturer access to Google’s engineers and pre-release code and… Read More

  • Why wait for the Nexus One Android OTA update when you can have it now?

    Why wait for the Nexus One Android OTA update when you can have it now?

    Patience is a virtue, but as tech fanatics who lap up the latest in hardware and software, we’ve not enirely familiar with that concept. So when we heard that it could take up to a few days for the Nexus One Android OTA update, it was a little disheartening. We want it now! And thanks to some clever folks over at Android Forums, we can get it right this moment. It just takes some… Read More

  • Get multi-touch on your Nexus One

    Cyanogen is at it again; the creator of the popular replacement interface for Android phones has come up with another hack, this time for the Nexus phone. The hack allows you to use multitouch functionality in the browser only for now, but the plan is to add this (much wanted) option to application in the future. [via Gadget Lab] Read More

  • Google Nexus One Product Page Briefly Live, Featuring An Android 2.0 Video?

    Google Nexus One Product Page Briefly Live, Featuring An Android 2.0 Video?

    According to TmoNews, the page where the information about the Google phone aka the Nexus One will be put live today around the time of the official announcement at Google’s offices in Silicon Valley, was briefly up earlier this morning only to be taken down moments after. Provided the above is not a fake screen capture, the unofficial T-Mobile news blog got a great early peek at… Read More