Tag Archives: Nexus S

Google Lists Carriers For Jelly Bean Nexus S Rollout, T-Mobile Included

Nexus S owners take note as Google has confirmed the rollout of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, happening now. This OTA update will come to T-Mobile owners of the Nexus S, though like all OTA updates it may take a few days before your notification arrives. We’ve started rolling out Android 4.1, Jelly Bean, to Nexus S phones on a number of carriers including T-Mobile, H3G, O2, Rogers as well as Vodafone … [read full article]

T-Mobile Nexus S Users Be On The Lookout For Jelly Bean

T-Mobile customers using a Nexus S device should be on the lookout for a possible Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. We’re urging a bit of patience as so far this news extends only to Nexus S devices overseas and Google has said nothing about US availability for any update today. However, Vodafone Australia is reporting the update for their customers will out sometime around 1:00pm AEST July 19th, which is actually July 18th … [read full article]

Google “Pauses” Nexus S Ice Cream Sandwich Update, Says They Are “Monitoring Feedback”

Reports are filtering in that Google has hit the “pause” button on their Android 4.0 update for Nexus S devices. Details are pretty sparse, but users are claiming they are receiving the update, but when the update process completes the phone boots right back into Gingerbread. Apparently, Google is able to trigger a rollback on phones that are attempting to update from all the way in Mountain View. Google hasn’t provided any reason … [read full article]

Nexus S GSM Devices Begin Receiving Ice Cream Sandwich Starting Today

Google has just announced that the Nexus S, their premiere Gingerbread device that launched in November of last year is getting the Ice Cream Sandwich, starting today. It’ll be a rolling release and GSM versions will receive it first — it’s possible some T-Mobile customers could start seeing it as early as today. Google says the update will be staggered over a month so if you don’t receive it today, just … [read full article]

Ice Cream Sandwich Update To Roll Out “A Couple Of Weeks” After Galaxy Nexus Release

On the heels of reports that Google would bring Ice Cream Sandwich to the Nexus S and likely to other Android 2.3 devices comes a rough timeframe for when we can expect the first rollouts to begin. Nexus S owners are likely to see the update first as a straight Google device as it won’t be subject to carrier or other manufacturer slowdowns. Speaking at the AsiaD Conference, Google Android Chief … [read full article]

Google Says Ice Cream Sandwich Coming To Nexus S, Android 2.3 Devices?

If you happened to watch or are now catching up on tonights Galaxy Nexus, Ice Cream Sandwich events you’ll see a whole lot of awesome additions to Android. If you’re now looking at your current Android device with disdain having watched said event as it doesn’t have all of the latest and greatest Android features, some of you are in luck. For Nexus S owners specifically, an Ice Cream Sandwich release … [read full article]

T-Mobile Nexus S Android 2.3.6 Update Now Available

A software update is now available for the Nexus S which brings with a host of “bug fixes and security patches.”The 17.5MB software is specifically hoping to address some of the handset’s tethering issues which have plagued Nexus S users for some time. Along with tethering fixes the update will include a patch that changes some of the NFC functions within the handset. It’s a small but necessary update hoping to address … [read full article]

(Updated: Engineering Problem!) T-Mobile Blocking 3G Video Chat On Nexus S/G-Slate

Update: As it turns out the folks over at AndroidPolice had already discovered this problem a few days back and the trouble is due to engineering resource constraints. Due to such engineering constraints T-Mobile blocks the specialized P2P mode that Google uses to connect video chats. Nexus S owners have been hit with some disappointing news with the arrival of Android 2.3.4 which gives them the above error when … [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]