Tag Archives: Nexus One

Google Execs Refute Retail Store Rumors, Commit To Play Store Sales

With rumors surfacing in the past week that Google was close to launching their own brick and mortar retail stores, Android chief Andy Rubin shot down those rumors earlier today. During a roundtable interview in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress, Rubin said “They don’t have to go in the store and feel it anymore.” I’m not 100% sure I agree with that sentiment, but Rubin emphasizes that Google’s hardware effort is … [read full article]

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]

ZOMG!!! Netflix Is Beginning To Rollout To Android Devices

It isn’t often that I write about Android specific apps here on TmoNews but Netflix has a special place in my heart for being one of the awesomest services available. That’s right I said awesomest. The app just hit the Android market and T-Mobile customers currently using a Nexus One, G2 and Samsung Nexus S can grab the app right now. On the Netflix blog they explain that the app is currently limited … [read full article]

Google Rolling Out Android 2.3.3 To Nexus S & Nexus One

Just moments ago, Google announced via Twitter that the Gingerbread (Android 2.3.3) update is now rolling out to Nexus S and Nexus One users. While Nexus S owners already got a taste of the scrumptious gingerbread treat, Nexus One owners are (finally) receiving their promised Gingerbread update. For Nexus S owners, Google states that the Android 2.3.3 update will put an end to those random reboots users were experiencing, as … [read full article]

The Nexus’ (Both One And S) Receive Updates, Or Is It Nexii?

Not to be outdone by the Samsung Vibrant update, both the Nexus one and Nexus S are received updates last night. For the Nexus S, firmware 2.3.2 fixes the SMS bug and random reboot bug that have been reported. You can of course wait for that over the air fix or follow the manual install steps below! To install the latest Nexus S build GRH78C, follow these steps: Download the update … [read full article]

Gingerbread Is Coming To The Nexus One In The “Coming Weeks”

One of the joys of owning a Nexus device these days, either the Nexus S or the original Nexus One, is the knowledge that you’ll be among the first for Android updates. Nexus One owners who have been looking at Nexus S users with jealousy over their Gingerbread device won’t have to wait much longer according to the above Tweet from the @googlenexus official account.  So “hang tight”, relax and … [read full article]

(Updated) Nexus One Owners Begin Receiving Android 2.3 Update Today, Can Set Aside Nexus S Jealousy

Update: This might have been premature with more recent information stating that the Android 2.3 update should be coming in a “few weeks” for Nexus One users.  So after all that, Engadget deleted the story.  Guess no site is perfect. Nexus One owners who might be feeling a little less love from Google today with the official unveiling of the Nexus S might want to reconsider those feelings. Gingerbread, better known as … [read full article]

The Nexus S (Formerly Known As Nexus 2) Is Real And Coming Soon?

Sometimes in the wireless industry there are stories and rumors that sound so good, they are likely untrue. The Nexus Two, the (obvious) follow up to the Nexus One wasn’t supposed to happen. Earlier today when nobody thought it was happening Taylor of Androidandme thought otherwise and took a lot of heat for running his own report. Sticking to his guns paid off however as Gizmodo has just given him a whole lot of … [read full article]

T-Mobile Phones, Hacking Edition

DO AT YOUR OWN RISK!  Everything listed in this post can pose a threat.  Now, you shouldn’t be too scared about that.  There are people out there that do this every day.  That being said, I will warn you again, proceed with caution.  Many thanks to all the contributing developers at XDA Developers, you guys are great! Let’s start off with something easy.  Rooting seems to be all the rage now (hey, it’s … [read full article]

Nexus One Will Not Be Sold In T-Mobile Retail Stores

We reported last week that Google had officially shut down its Nexus One web store after selling out of its remaining Nexus One inventory. Although it had been rumored that T-Mobile retail stores would soon sell the Nexus One, Magenta has confirmed via their internal systems that T-Mobile WILL NOT offer the Nexus One through retail stores. Additionally, current T-Mobile Nexus One owners will continue to receive the same exceptional support. For those … [read full article]