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Google Says Nexus One Won’t Receive Ice Cream Sandwich Update

The Nexus One will always hold a special place in our Android-loving hearts as the first official Google Phone which makes it unfortunate that it’s just too old to receive the upcoming Ice Cream Sandwich update. Google’s Hugo Barra, speaking to the The Telegraph explained that the hardware was simply too old to run the new operating system. It’s sad to see the Nexus One move into the legacy column of Android … [read full article]

T-Mobile Will Not Offer Premium Handset Protection For The Nexus S

With the original Nexus One, Magenta offered Premium Handset Protection (PHP Insurance), so you would think that they would do the same for the new Nexus S, right? WRONG.  T-Mobile has stated that the Nexus S is not eligible for Premium Handset Protection (PHP).  So if you’re one that drops his or her phone a lot, you might want to look into a third-party insurance company such as SquareTrade. Were any of … [read full article]

The Nexus S Backstory, Because Every Good Phone Has A Backstory!

The first Android phone was released in November of 2008, yada yada yada.  You know the rest.  Now the market is saturated with Android phones and Google is releasing a new one to the market that showcases the new version of Android, Android 2.3 A.K.A Gingerbread (how timely).  As with the Nexus One, the Nexus S is tightly integrated with Google and offers a truly pure Google experience (I love it already).  Feel free to … [read full article]

T-Mobile Nexus One Unavailable For Purchase?

Update: Nevermind, its back up for sale, must have been an inventory refresh! We can’t really explain what’s causing this “Sorry, this item is temporarily not available,” message currently found on the Google Phone store. Is it the beginning of the end having already decided to shutter the model for Google? Or is just a temporary thing and stock will be back shortly? What’s really on everyone’s minds is just when we can expect … [read full article]

Nexus One Upgrade Price Change Cometh

Well this is a positive step in the right direction for Google, who has faced a stream of criticism lately from upset customers regarding price/upgrade issues and 3G connectivity. Effective today, T-Mobile customers who purchased the Nexus One at the price of $379 will be refunded $100 dollars, or the difference between the $379 and $279 pricing. Refund eligible customers, or those who purchased the phone prior to today can expect to receive the … [read full article]

First Week Handset Sales Comparison

It’s been roughly a week since Google and HTC revealed the Nexus One via press conference at their headquarters. Expectations were of course high for the Google handset, as is usually true for anything that is attached to the Google name. However, according to Mobile App Analytics over at Flurry, who are estimating (based on usage of the apps that it instruments) around 20,000 Nexus One handsets were sold in the first week of launch.  Looking … [read full article]

T-Mobile Offering PHP Insurance For The Nexus One

Okay so you finally have your brand spankin’ new Nexus One and if you were like most T-Mobile customers, you probably paid the $529.99 unlocked retail price. Of course such an expensive handset should definitely be taken extra care of. So thanks to our beloved Magenta, they are offering PHP (Premium Handset Protection) Insurance for both, customers that bought the phone through Google unlocked and customers that activated or upgraded with the subsidized $179.99 price tag. … [read full article]

T-Mobile Acknowledges Nexus One 3G Problem

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If there was a problem yo I’ll solve it…While the internet was quick to jump on a problem existing between the Nexus One and 3G, neither Google nor T-Mobile acknowledged the problem. Granted we’re only five days in from the initial sale date, however one might think that Google would be ahead of the game. For a company that lives by the beta moniker, for this to have completely skipped their battery of tests is confusing. … [read full article]

Nexus One 3G Problems?

Now that you’ve finally managed to get your hands on the HTC Nexus One “SuperPhone”, its time to put it through the various tests, at least that’s what I usually do when I get a new toy to play with. Word has it that a very large amount of users are experiencing problems with 3G connectivity. Specifically, the phone constantly switching between 3G and EDGE networks in areas that would normally have full 3G coverage, getting poor 3G … [read full article]

Purchasing The Nexus One

With all the Nexus One news coming out today it’s easy to get lost in the shuffle. Before getting gung ho and clicking that buy button, Google has gone and made it a little easier for T-Mobile folks. New customers will enjoy that $179 pricing but upgrading customers might need to break open that piggy bank a little more. The pre gets a little easier than the unlocked $530 bombshell with a 2 year coming in … [read full article]