Samsung, Google Working Together to Fight Apple in Legal War

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As Apple is continuing Steve Jobs’ legacy of thermonuclear war on Android handset-makers with varying patent wars, Samsung and Google are now teaming up to try to put an end to Apple’s bullish tactics. The latest blow to Samsung and Google came last week when Apple had won several injunctions against the Galaxy Tab 10.1 […]

The 5 Best Android Smartphones [July, 2012]

The HTC One X remains a force.

Now that we’re right smack in the middle of summer, the smartphone market is as hot as it has ever been, especially the Android market where several flagship phones are vying for the hearts and minds of consumers before the launch of the iPhone 5. In our latest edition of our top five Android smartphones […]

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Now Available for Rooted Galaxy Nexus

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Google announced Android 4.1 Jelly Bean at Google I/O 2012 last week, but like all Android updates it will take time for a Verizon to officially release Jelly Bean for the Galaxy Nexus, but users who are willing to do some work can try out Android 4.1 today. A leaked version of Jelly Bean for […]

Apple Wins Preliminary Injunction Against Samsung Galaxy Nexus

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A week after the U.S. launch of the Galaxy S III and a few days after the announcement of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, Samsung has some bad news. According to Reuters, U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh granted Apple a preliminary injunction against Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus, which will effectively ban the phone in the U.S. until the conclusion of […]

Wait for Verizon Galaxy Nexus Android 4.1 Update Release Date Begins

Wait for Verizon Galaxy Nexus Android 4.1 Update Release Date Begins

While it shouldn’t have as a surprise to the many Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus owners out there who endured a five month wait for the first update to the device, Google has announced that it will be the Samsung Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ that will be the first to receive Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. This of […]

Galaxy Nexus Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update Leaks

Android 4.1 has leaked for the Galaxy Nexus.

Just a day after Google announced the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update, the update has leaked out not only for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus HSPA+ but it also appears to be compatible with the Verizon Galaxy Nexus as well. The good folks over at RootzWiki have announced the news saying that a developer named jdkoreclipse […]

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Release Date Pegged for July

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will arrive in July.

Google has announced that Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will be released to Android users starting in July. At Google I/O today, the company announced its next version of Android software, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. It will be coming with a host of new features including offline Voice Typing, a new powerful search service called Google […]

Why You Shouldn’t Wait for the iPhone 5

Not everyone will want to wait for the iPhone 5.

While many consumers were hoping for an iPhone 5 announcement at WWDC 2012, the event didn’t prove fruitful and those interested in an iPhone 5 will have to wait for a release date that will likely come this fall. As is the case with most iPhone launches, the iPhone 5 has seen numerous rumors sprout […]

Google Play Store Confirms Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is Coming “Soon”

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A Google Play Store slip-up tells us that Google will unveil Android 4.1 Jelly Bean next week, and it is coming “soon.” According to Droid Life, the Google Play Store checkout page for the HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus now claims the phone will soon be “the first phone with Android 4.1.” The description cuts off the […]

Galaxy Nexus Price Drops Again at Verizon

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Verizon has dropped the Samsung Galaxy Nexus price once again and while the deal is part of a summer sale, it may end up staying permanent. The Verizon Galaxy Nexus, which the carrier dropped from $299.99 to $199.99 earlier this year, is now available for a mere $149.99 at the carrier. The price drop is […]

Verizon Can Make it Up To Galaxy Nexus Owners With Jelly Bean

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I have come up with a way for Verizon to make it up to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus owners that it left without an update for over five months. When carriers and manufacturers do customers “wrong”, especially with big name devices, they often make it up to them. Two examples come to mind. The HTC […]

Verizon Galaxy Nexus Update: Final Impressions and Performance

Verizon Galaxy Nexus Update: Final Impressions and Performance

After spending a little more than a week with the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus update, I can comfortably say that the update has improved the device enough to the point where I am using it every single day. Earlier this month, Verizon finally got around to updating the Samsung Galaxy Nexus with the Android 4.0.4 […]

Galaxy Nexus Update Improves Portable Hotspot Feature

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Verizon pushed out the first official update to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus this week, fixing several bugs and improving overall performance. Perhaps one unsung improvement is the Galaxy Nexus can finally operate as a full-fledged portable hotspot. The portable hotspot feature allows users to share the Galaxy Nexus’ wireless Internet connection with up to 10 […]

Verizon Galaxy Nexus Update: First Impressions and Performance

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Last night, something amazing happened. After nearly six months of waiting for it, Verizon finally delivered the Samsung Galaxy Nexus Android 4.0.4 update to my device. I have spent today messing around with my new piece of software and I wanted to share my first impressions of the update. First though, a little bit of […]

Note to Verizon: This is How You Update Phones

Note to Verizon: This is How You Update Phones

While it took Verizon almost six months to release a single bug fix update for its Samsung Galaxy Nexus, T-Mobile has gotten its flagship Android smartphone, the HTC One S, updated in less than half of that time. T-Mobile released the HTC One S, on April 25th. Yesterday, an OTA update that will shore up […]

Verizon Galaxy Nexus Price Falls to a Penny at Amazon

The wait for the Verizon Galaxy Nexus Android 4.2 Jelly Bean update has begun.

With the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S III looming in the distance, Amazon Wireless has seen it fit to drop the Verizon Galaxy Nexus price down to a mere penny. Now, before getting too excited, there is, of course, a caveat to this offer. Those who are looking to sign a new two-year contract […]

6 Months Later, I Still Love My Galaxy Nexus

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Back in December 2011, I was very excited about the Galaxy Nexus just like everyone else. Many of the others that shared my excitement are past the Nexus and on to the next big thing now. Not me, I still love my Galaxy Nexus. Many awesome phones have popped up since I bought my Galaxy […]

Verizon Galaxy Nexus Update: Still Waiting

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Last week, I told you that I had yet to receive the Verizon Samsung Galaxy Nexus update, you know, the update that takes the device to Android 4.0.4 and seems to iron out a lot of the issues that the device has had since it launched in December of 2011. It’s now Monday, the weekend […]

How to Get the Verizon Galaxy Nexus Update

How to Get the Verizon Galaxy Nexus Update

There are still Samsung Galaxy Nexus owners out there that still have yet to receive the Android 4.0.4 update from Verizon. Those that haven’t seen the update will be happy to know that there is a method to try in order to try and manually pull the update from Verizon. The update, which apparently started […]

Verizon Galaxy Nexus Owners Reporting Issues After Update

Verizon Galaxy Nexus Owners Reporting Issues After Update

The Verizon Galaxy Nexus update roll out started last week and now, we are getting a better sense of how the update has worked out for some folks. I was hoping to have my own impressions ready today but I have yet to receive the update from Verizon. In addition, I can’t seem to get […]