Post Tagged with: "Nexus S"

The 2014 Google, Nexus, Android collection

The 2014 Google, Nexus, Android collection

I love Google, Android, ChromeOS, if Google makes it, I’ve probably got one – or am attempting to get one. After receiving the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 (2012) and Nexus 10 I took a family photo which seemed pretty popular. Over the last two years I’ve collected a fair few more Android Reference devices and I decided to put them[Read More…]

by 7:23 pm on January 13, 2015 26 comments Other
Galaxy Mini 2 Giveaway – Winner

Galaxy Mini 2 Giveaway – Winner

A while back we announced the Galaxy Mini 2 giveaway to give you, our readers the chance to win the Galaxy Mini 2 we were given by Vodafone as part of our Nexus S Jelly Bean Challenge. The competition called for you to submit stories on the most spectacular way you’ve destroyed your phone. We had a lot of entries[Read More…]

by 9:30 am on November 17, 2012 8 comments Competition, Giveaway
Google dropping Nexus S and Motorola XOOM from AOSP

Google dropping Nexus S and Motorola XOOM from AOSP

If you missed out on ordering a Nexus 4 or 10 yesterday to replace your aging Nexus S or XOOM, prepare to be dealt another painful blow – Google are dropping support for these devices from AOSP, and they will not be updated (officially) to Android 4.2. While it’s unlikely to win any speed contests, my Nexus S has always[Read More…]

by 11:05 am on November 14, 2012 6 comments News, OS Update, Phones
Android 4.2 hitting AOSP now, Factory images for some Nexus devices now available

Android 4.2 hitting AOSP now, Factory images for some Nexus devices now available

We’ve barely had the dust settle on the frenzy that was the Nexus sale that occured yesterday and Google is now pushing Android 4.2 source to the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and they’ve also updated their Google Developers page with Factory images for various Nexus devices. In the announcement on the Android Building Group, Jean-Baptiste Queru advised that the[Read More…]

by 5:47 am on November 14, 2012 3 comments News, OS Update
Galaxy Mini 2 — Review

Galaxy Mini 2 — Review

When Vodafone won the Nexus S Jelly Bean Challenge it was a great day for Vodafone, it meant that Nexus S owners got their Jelly Bean upgrade within 2 weeks of the factory image being available on the Google Dev homepage, it also meant that Vodafone were free and clear of supplying a Galaxy Mini 2 to us to review and give away.

by 7:52 pm on October 19, 2012 3 comments Phones
Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S getting OTA update to 4.1.2

Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S getting OTA update to 4.1.2

My poor old Nexus S has had more ROMs installed on it than leaks about an LG Nexus have appeared, but news reached us that OTA updates were pushing from the first release of Jellybean to 4.1.2 so I decided to flash back to the original, vanilla Jellybean from the Google Dev page to see how long it would take.[Read More…]

by 11:17 am on October 18, 2012 12 comments Phones
Google adds 4.1.2 factory images for ‘Yakju’ Galaxy Nexus, Nexus S and Nexus Q to Developers page

Google adds 4.1.2 factory images for ‘Yakju’ Galaxy Nexus, Nexus S and Nexus Q to Developers page

Yesterday saw the release of the Android 4.1.2 factory images for the Nexus 7 and Galaxy Nexus on to the Google Developers page, whilst technically you can flash the ‘takju’ build to a GSM Galaxy Nexus it is generally the build for the unlocked Galaxy Nexus sold through the devices section of the Play Store in the US. Today Google[Read More…]

by 9:14 am on October 12, 2012 2 comments News, OS Update
Vodafone wins the Nexus S Jelly Bean Challenge

Vodafone wins the Nexus S Jelly Bean Challenge

It’s with good grace that I happily accept defeat, Vodafone has delivered -for real this time. Vodafone Nexus S customers are currently receiving the Jelly Bean OTA upgrade on their handsets as we speak, if you haven’t yet received it go to Settings > About Phone > Check For Updates and you should receive a prompt to install but it[Read More…]

by 9:03 pm on August 9, 2012 5 comments Carriers, OS Update
Vodafone Australia Nexus S Owners receiving OTA Jelly Bean – Is the Challenge over?

Vodafone Australia Nexus S Owners receiving OTA Jelly Bean – Is the Challenge over?

Starting to see reports that Vodafone Nexus S users are seeing Jelly Bean being pushed out to their Nexus S this morning. First Tweet we saw was from Taufiq : Jelly Bean is now installing on my Nexus S – thanks to @vodafone_au ! @ausdroid — Taufiq Khan (@tfqkhn) August 8, 2012 I confirmed he is on an Australian Vodafone[Read More…]

by 9:04 am on August 9, 2012 17 comments Carriers, News, OS Update
Google updates Developer page with Jelly Bean factory images for Nexus devices

Google updates Developer page with Jelly Bean factory images for Nexus devices

The factory images page on the Google Developers website has been updated with the stock factory images for the Nexus S(Except Sprint 4G and Korean Version), Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 7. The images that Google supply on this site makes it dead simple for anyone with a Nexus device to download the factory image and flash it to their phone[Read More…]

by 7:59 am on July 28, 2012 15 comments News, OS Update