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Samsung Galaxy Nexus gets a stable CM11 based Android 4.4 ROM

Even though the Samsung Galaxy Nexus was written off from Google’s official update cycle, the developer community showed no signs of giving up on the two year old Nexus flagship. The sad story of Galaxy Nexus users signing a petition against Google’s decision led to nothing, so it was about time the developers did something.

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Sprint Galaxy Nexus gets an Android 4.4 ROM

As we all know, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has been officially taken out of Google’s update cycle. However, this doesn’t stop the developer community from cooking up custom ROMs for the now forgotten device. With that in mind, a developer group named SlimRoms over at the XDA forums have now produced an Android 4.4 based

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Galaxy Nexus users sign petition and send it to Sundar Pichai

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus was excluded from Google’s Android 4.4 update list, which has certainly puzzled many users. And to convince Google to change its mind, some Galaxy Nexus users filed a petition at This petition has already received over 3,400 comments and more than 14,000 signatures, meaning it has received a lot of support.

KitKat improves support for low-end devices, but good luck getting official updates for older phones

Google has officially launched the Nexus 5, along with Android 4.4 KitKat, the much-anticipated Android update, which replaces Jelly Bean. With this upgrade, Google introduces better support for lower-end devices with limited resources and specifications, which also improves access to the platform from devices like smart watches and Internet-connected TVs. According to Sundar Pichai, senior

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Unofficial Android 4.4 KitKat ROM available for the Galaxy Nexus

Google dropped a bomb on loyal Galaxy Nexus users recently when it announced that there won’t be an Android 4.4 update for the smartphone. But thanks to the developer community, users don’t have to worry anymore as a new Android 4.4 ROM for the smartphone is now available for download, similar to the Nexus 4

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Sprint Galaxy Nexus getting the Android 4.3 update soon

Earlier in the day we reported how the Samsung Galaxy Nexus won’t receive the Android 4.4 update due to featuring relatively older hardware. But to make things slightly less painful for customers, Sprint has now started sending out the Android 4.3 update for its variant of the Galaxy Nexus. This will officially be the last

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Google will not rollout Android 4.4 for the Galaxy Nexus

Google has officially confirmed that the two year old Samsung Galaxy Nexus will not be updated to Android 4.4 KitKat which was unveiled yesterday. While Google didn’t state the reason for this initially, it was believed that the Galaxy Nexus had officially finished the update rollout cycle having completed more than 18 months already. So

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Smart Rotation Does Not Function [How To Fix]

Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus was packed with smart features and goodies. It didn’t take long after the release when owners started complaining about some of the smart features not functioning properly. The most common among them is the Smart Rotation feature which ceases to function for no apparent reason at all. Here’s one email from our

Troubleshooting Sprint Galaxy Nexus Intermittent Freezes and Lags

This post will address one of the most common problems found in Sprint’s variant of Samsung Galaxy Nexus (model number SPH-L700)–intermittent freezes, lags and unresponsiveness. But before I present my recommendations / resolutions, here is one email from our reader that best describes the problem. Hey TDG Team,  I have a Samsung Galaxy Nexus phone

Ubuntu For Mobile Available for Download from February 21

Canonical’s Ubuntu OS for smartphones has been talked about on numerous occasions. The folks even had a dedicated booth at CES last month demonstrating the functioning of the OS. The good news for us Android fans is that this OS is compatible with Android devices. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus was the first smartphone to run

Sprint Galaxy Nexus Getting Android 4.2.1 Update, Finally

The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is special for a variety of reasons. Not only did it bring forth the newest iteration of Android at the time (Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich), but it also featured pretty cool hardware although the camera was dismal. This is the reason the smartphone is still in demand despite Google launching

Ubuntu Mobile OS Demoed on the Samsung Galaxy Nexus

We’ve heard an awful lot about Canonical’s Ubuntu OS making its way to mobile devices. The Linux based operating system has been widely popular over the years and it got us even more excited to hear that it’s making its way to mobile devices, particularly Android smartphones. Even in the official announcement, Canonical showed us

Android Holiday Gift Guide 2012 [Part 2]

Here is part 2 of our Android-themed holiday gift guide! Are you strictly looking for off-contract Samsung-manufactured phones to get the Android lover in your life? We’ve got new and old phones listed below that are semi-cheap and are still great tech-wise! Check the list out! Samsung Galaxy Nexus The Samsung Galaxy Nexus may be so