The #Google #NexusS, which was one of the best looking #Nexus devices of its time has now received the unofficial update to #Android 6.0 #Marshmallow thanks to a custom ROM. For those unaware, the Nexus S went out of Google’s software support cycle three years ago with the rollout of Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean, so
This just in: If you’re using a Samsung Galaxy smartphone or tablet, your device might just contain a backdoor that could let attackers remotely control your device or access data stored in it. According to Paul Kocialkowski, a developer for custom ROM Replicant, the backdoor basically involves protocols used by the Radio Interface Layer (RIL)
The first ever Nexus smartphone was launched by HTC back in 2010 which went by the name of Nexus One. This was followed by the Samsung made Nexus S in late 2010. Both smartphones have long been out of Google’s official update cycle, but the developer community hasn’t rested for a second. Developers at XDA
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus was officially the oldest Nexus device to get the Android 4.4 AOSP ROM after Google revealed that no official update will be provided. And now, a developer at XDA has published the same AOSP based Android 4.4 ROM for the three year old Samsung Nexus S handset as well. The handset officially
When we speak of Nexus devices, if there’s one thing that comes to mind, it is that they’re pretty future proofed (timely updates). But due to hardware limitations, it is hard for the manufacturers to support a particular device forever. And today we are seeing two such devices going off Google’s radars, namely the Samsung
Nexus S, a smartphone developed by Google in collaboration with Samsung, has been very popular phone and was the first phone boot Android 2.3 “Gingerbread”. The phone is nearly 18 months old now, and it is one of the first devices to run the latest version of Android operating system, the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.
The Jelly Bean ROM for Nexus S has been made available by a developer over at XDA Forums. The AOSP ROM was posted by a user named legolas93. The device has to be rooted, and the user needs to be well versed with flashing custom ROMs to be able to go on with the process.
The Samsung Nexus S has pretty much been replaced by the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. It had a short run, by comparison to the original Nexus One, however it was, at one point, a very strong Android phone. In fact it still has decent specs, but unfortunately at the rate at which Android grows, the Samsung
Last week we reported that the CyanogenMod team needed help to secure funding for new servers. That money was raised in less than a day and now, as promised, the CyanogenMod team has started issuing CyanogenMod 9 nightlies. The team is hard at work bringing nightlies to multiple devices. The first three devices are ready.
When Google Wallet rolled out exclusively to the Sprint Nexus S 4G Android enthusiasts everywhere couldn’t wait until Google Wallet was available on other devices. It was quickly discovered that Google Wallet could be side loaded onto a rooted or unrooted Galaxy Nexus on Verizon Wireless. Now, Google has officially made Google Wallet available to
As we were leading up to the launch of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus the rumors were hot and heavy about Verizon Wireless carrying the device. First we heard it was a Verizon Wireless exclusive. At that rumor we were all up in arms because a Nexus branded device should never be exclusive, afterall it’s the
We’ve all been waiting since the first hints of Ice Cream Sandwich last year, to see this beautiful version of the Android operating system. Ice Cream Sandwich is supposed to take all of those “bests” from Gingerbread and the “bests” from Honeycomb and mash them all together like Girl Talk. Well here it is. Here
So Dr. Panda Seuss is back with more Samsung Nexus Prime poetry, this time I’m going to get in front of the story before any of my other writers do and just cut right to the chase, Google is not going to allow a phone branded “nexus” to have a physical keyboard. The Nexus series
Back in July when tech investor/hip hop artist Chamillionaire attended the TechCrunch Mobile First event he asked some pressing questions of Android lead designer Matias Duarte. Chamillionaire had expressed frustration over the Android phones that he has already used. He struck a nerve in the Android community who thought he was just another rapper dissing