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Verizon makes the obvious official, confirms they will be selling the Galaxy Nexus

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For months now, the Galaxy Nexus has been rumored to release on Verizon. In fact for quite some time, it was rumored to release only on Verizon. But for some strange reason, Big Red has been oddly quiet on the matter. That is until tonight when America’s largest carrier finally confirmed they will be selling Google’s first Ice Cream Sandwich device.

I’m sure by now you know all the specs by  [Read More…]

Verizon Nexapoclypse continues: Galaxy Nexus and Rezound on Nov 10 still looking good

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Is anyone tired of seeing the words “Galaxy Nexus on Verizon” yet?  I didn’t think so.  We said it was coming.  We now know it’s coming.  And here’s even more reason to believe that it’s coming November 10, just like we heard it would before.

While things are always subject to change, the screen you see above should make more than a few happy.  Of course Verizon’s still mum on an official date,  [Read More…]

Verizon Wireless confirms what we already knew — Galaxy Nexus coming to Verizon ‘later this year’

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Not to say we told you so, but, well, we told you so. And now we have official confirmation of what we’ve been saying for months — the Ice Cream Sandwich-powered Samsung Galaxy Nexus is headed to Verizon “later this year”, with 4G LTE capability.

So now we can all relax. Hit the jump for the official presser, along with the now-familiar spec list.

BASKING RIDGE, NJ — Verizon Wireless today  [Read More…]

Behold the video recording power of the Galaxy Nexus!

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The advanced 5 megapixel camera on the Galaxy Nexus has been boasted by Google as one of the best in the industry. Unfortunately, with the Galaxy Nexus still unreleased, we’ve seen little to no proof of that. Until now.

If you think back to the Google live event where the Galaxy Nexus and Ice Cream Sandwich were revealed, you may remember some video footage from the Nexus that showcased a beach  [Read More…]

What is that Galaxy Nexus barometer exactly for?

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Most tech enthusiasts raised an eyebrow upon finding out that the recently announced Samsung Galaxy Nexus would have a barometer. Measuring your altitude can be helpful for many reasons, but to the end consumer, it will most times be irrelevant. So what is that thing doing in our next device?

Dan Morrill (Android engineer) has taken the time to explain what that feature is doing in a device like the Galaxy  [Read More…]

TELUS launching the Samsung Galaxy S II X October 28th

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While the Samsung Galaxy S II has been available in Canada for quite some time now, TELUS has been holding back their release for whatever reason but the time has come and they’re ready to release it. October 28th is when the Samsung Galaxy S II  X, as TELUS is branding it will drop bringing its 1.5Ghz dual-core processor goodness. Still no word on pricing as yet but the  [Read More…]

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Though at first the 4.65″ HD Super AMOLED display prominently featured in the upcoming Samsung Galaxy Nexus at first had us beaming with joy, there is now reason to throw up a tiny yellow caution flag. Rather than using the full RGB display found in the Super AMOLED Plus devices (where each pixel has its own red, blue, and green pixels), the Galaxy Nexus will use the same RGBG PenTile display  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus available Nov. 13 for $399; preorders start Oct. 23

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Samsung has announced that the Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus — its 7-inch Honeycomb tablet — will be available Nov. 13 for $ 399. It’ll be available at Best Buy, Amazon, Tiger Direct, Fry’s and other retailers. Preorders start Oct. 23.

In addition to having Android 3.2 Honeycomb, The Galaxy Tab 7.0 Plus has a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, a 3MP rear camera and 2MP front camera  [Read More…]

SIM-free UK Galaxy Nexus coming early Nov. for £515, says retailer

Android Central

British online retailer Clove is the first to offer up SIM-free UK pricing for the new Samsung Galaxy Nexus, which was unveiled yesterday in Hong Kong. On its official blog, Clove says that it’s “confirmed” the price at £514.80 inc. VAT (~$ 825), with a initial stock of the Ice Cream Sandwich-powered treats apparently arriving “at the beginning of November.”

That’s a lot of money, but typical of the cost of high-end  [Read More…]

LTE Galaxy Nexus puts on a some weight after ditching HSPA+

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Lost among the flurry of Nexus and Ice Cream Sandwich news last night, Samsung shared an interesting fact on the size of the Galaxy Nexus and how it relates to the radios inside. Apparently, the LTE version of the device will be a tad thicker than the HSPA+ version.

The representative that spilled the beans wouldn’t say exactly how much bigger the LTE Nexus would be. He said it wouldn’t be  [Read More…]