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Samsung Galaxy Nexus hands-on and review roundup

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We’ve probably said it a million times by now, but we simply can’t wait to get our hands on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. That day certainly isn’t today, but at least we can live vicariously through all the other sites offering up quick hands-on posts and full blown reviews.

Josh Topolsky, The Verge

“The Galaxy Nexus is the best Android phone ever made. It’s one of the best smartphones ever  [Read More…]

Google shows awesome Galaxy Nexus commercial, help videos, and Verizon specs

Just the other day I was complaining about the terrible state of Android commercials. With it’s new “Calling All” commercial for the soon-to-launch Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Google has given me one less reason to complain. Instead of going on and on about the specs, it shows real-world use cases for how people can take advantage of the device. See the world, capture the world,  [Read More…]

So how well does the Galaxy Nexus stand up against keys?

Android Central

So the Galaxy Nexus is officially and actually now out in the wild (in the UK at least) and in the treasured hands of some eager Android fans. One such fan has done what to many would be unthinkable, and rubbed a set of keys all over the screen!

As we all know by now, there is no Gorilla Glass on the Galaxy Nexus. Curious for the results? Check out  [Read More…]

AT&T wants to know if you would buy a Galaxy Nexus

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Today is just a Nexus news kind of day. While trying to gain themselves some good press on their Google+ page (by linking to an Engadget article on how smartphones come to market), AT&T was swamped with a slew of comments on the Galaxy Nexus.

Comments about the Nexus are all over the place, ranging from desperate pleas, to demanding threats. And it’s finally got AT&T listening. They clearly don’t have  [Read More…]

Video: Samsung Galaxy Nexus new commercial, how-to videos, and official tech specs from Google

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We know many of you have gone from excitement and anxiety to just plain upset. You want that shiny Samsung Galaxy Nexus in your hands already. So do we, and the waiting just doesn’t seem to end. To make your day a bit brighter (and to remind you that the phone is still coming soon), Google has just revealed some new videos and official tech specs straight from its  [Read More…]

Today is Galaxy Nexus day in the UK

Shut up and take my money!

If you’re in the UK and want to buy a Samsung Galaxy Nexus, you can now hand over your hard-earned cash and do just that — with a few conditions. The phone is now available from brick-and-mortar Phones4U shops, as well as the retailer’s online store. It seems Phones4U has been given a one week head-start on other vendors, however it’s not selling the phone without a contract  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Nexus hands-on video and initial review

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After months of speculation and hype, we finally have the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the first device to ship with the brand new Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS. The phone recently went on sale in the UK, and we’re hoping to hear something (anything) out of Verizon about the Nexus’s US availability over the next week or so. We’ve already given you a first look at the device based on pre-release units  [Read More…]

Galaxy Nexus features explored in new instructional videos

Android Central

If you’re one of the few lucky people who managed to bag a Galaxy Nexus at Phones4U in London today, then Google has some brand new instructional videos to help you get to grips with your shiny new plaything. The videos cover everything from first-time startup to the new NFC-enabled Android Beam feature. Head on over to the source link to check them out.

Source: Google Nexus on YouTube

 

Ice Cream Sandwich already ported to Samsung Galaxy S II and LG Optimus 3D among others

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The days when hackers and developers beat manufacturers to the punch with software updates are back again. Earlier this week, the source code for Ice Cream Sandwich was released, starting the countdown to custom ROMs on devices everywhere. It’s only been four days since that release, and there are some popular phones already being treated to their first helping of Android 4.0′s cold, creamy goodness.

The Samsung Galaxy S II, currently  [Read More…]

New Google commercial shows off the Galaxy Nexus and Ice Cream Sandwich

A new Galaxy Nexus commercial has popped up on the official Google Nexus YouTube channel. The commercial, titled ‘Calling All’, shows off Ice Cream Sandwich as well as some of the key Android features already available. The point is to see them altogether in one phone, the Galaxy Nexus.

The features shown off are:

Face Unlock Android Beam Camera with Panorama Mode Google+ with Hangouts Voice Typing

The commercial is very nicely done. It highlights the technical features  [Read More…]