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Galaxy Nexus starting to arrive in Verizon stores

Verizon Galaxy Nexus

Just as someone predicted, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has begun arriving in Verizon stores, which means we’re starting to see pictures of it in Verizon stores. And that’s cool and all. But unless it comes along with a press release from Verizon telling us exactly when it’s going on sale, it’s just another tease.

Source: XDA

 

Verizon celebrates 1 year 4G LTE anniversary, confirms DROID Xyboard, Galaxy Nexus “coming soon”

A year ago today, Verizon Wireless flipped on the switch that launched its 4G LTE network in 39 markets providing high-speed mobile Internet access to 110 million Americans.  On December 15th, Verizon will turn on 4G LTE in a few more markets bringing the total amount of markets covered with 4G LTE access to 190.  In terms of Americans covered, the number has jumped  [Read More…]

Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus captured in its retail packaging

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This might be the most encouraging sign we’ve seen to date. The Galaxy Nexus has shown up in actual Verizon retail packaging. The original poster over on XDA indicated that this is in a they are shipping to Verizon stores this week. The exact whereabouts of the box photographed here are unspecified.

In keeping with the Nexus theme of a pure and unfettered (well, mostly unfettered) Android experience, the packaging is about  [Read More…]

Judge denies Apple request to halt sales of Galaxy devices in US

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United States District Judge Lucy Koh issued a ruling late on Friday that denied Apple’s request to halt sales of four Samsung Galaxy devices in the US. The ban would have immediately stopped sales of the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and three Galaxy smartphones in the US. In the ruling, Judge Koh indicated that:

It is not clear that an injunction on Samsung’s accused devices would prevent Apple from being irreparably harmedJudge  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy Nexus car dock, desktop docks finally appear

Galaxy Nexus car dock

While most of us here in the states are still anxiously awaiting to get our hands on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the folks at MobileFun have got their hands on some pretty awesome accessories for it. They took some time to show off the accessories, such as the car dock, HDMI dock, spare battery charger, and the pin dock. Some pretty awesome accessories here that we hope will follow along  [Read More…]

Another Galaxy Nexus at the FCC points toward possible proper AT&T love

Galaxy Nexus FCC

We’ve said before that we fully expect U.S. carriers other than Verizon to make available subsidized versions of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and this looks like a pretty good step in that direction. The FCC has approved the GT-i9250T, which is a Galaxy Nexus sporting radio frequencies for 3G on 850 MHz and 1900 MHz, which AT&T (among others outside the states) uses. This is different than the GSM version many  [Read More…]

How-To: Manually flash the OTA to your Galaxy Nexus

Galaxy Nexus

With the OTA slowly rolling out today for the Galaxy Nexus, it’s always nice to have a way to manually apply it.  Things have changed a bit from how it used to be done, but Alex, Phil, and myself have been fooling around and have a method figured out to give yourself the OTA with no waiting.  Fair warning — this requires an OEM unlocked phone, fastboot drivers, and a few command  [Read More…]

AT&T’s holiday white Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket available Dec. 4

Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket

Just a quick heads up that white Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket — that’s essentially AT&T’s LTE version of the Galaxy S II — will be available starting Dec. 4. Specs are exactly the same as the black Skyrocket, save for the white shell, and pricing remains the same: $ 249 on contract.

White Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket on sale December 4

Remember when I asked why aren’t there more fully-white Android phones released in the U.S.? AT&T and Samsung must have read it because they are releasing an all white version of the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket.

Samsung just sent us word that the snow-white Galaxy S II Skyrocket will go on sale this Sunday, December 4. The price will be the same as  [Read More…]

Best Buy seems to think the Galaxy Nexus is in stock Dec. 11

Galaxy Nexus at Best Buy

Take this with a grain of salt, seeing as how Best Buy’s had a hard time remembering the the Galaxy Nexus’ name, but this inventory screen sent to Engadget shows that the big-box retailer is expecting to have the Verizon Galaxy Nexus in stock on Dec. 11. Note that the street date is blank, though — and we’ve seen these Best Buy inventory screens be wrong before.

In other  [Read More…]