A lot of people on reddit, Twitter and other social platforms have been buzzing about the Nexus line of devices both smartphones and tablets from Galaxy nexus to the Nexus 10 have started to receive OTA update to Android 4.2.2, build JDQ39.
Nexus 4 has become a really popular phone both positively and negatively. Google has gone through a problem with their Play store website because of the Nexus 4, they have also been dealing with software glitches, some hardware issues, now to make matters worse Google has suddenly removed factory images and binaries from developers.google.com without any notice.
The guys on the CyanogenMod team look to be working hard as they have released the M2 version which is for the second month. CyanogenMod has announced that they will be releasing stable version of CM10 every month. The updates have already started rolling for devices like Galaxy Nexus, galaxy S3 and S2.
Google just dropped Android 4.1.2 for the Nexus 7 and Galaxy Nexus a few days back, bust some people still haven’t got the update. This method will help you manually update your Nexus 7 to Android 4.1.2
Android 4.1.2 has been out on the wild from a few days now, but some people have still not received the update. It’s time for all these people to smile because Google has finally released the factory images of Android 4.1.2 JZO54K.
Everyone is excited about the next Nexus and also the next version of Android. Rumors are going around that the next Nexus will be announced with a new version of Android, maybe 4.2. But according to software versions spotted on server logs show that that Android 4.2 will be coming out sooner than expected, within about two weeks and it might be an incremental update for Jelly bean and not Key-Lime Pie as we were expecting it to be.
It’s very difficult for less adventurous Android users to get around stable versions of CM from time to time, the adventurous kind are usually happy with the nightlies. So then others have to look out for third party unofficial builds of CyanogenMod ROMs which are unreliable and can give problems. So the awesome guys at CyanogenMod have come out with M-Series, where they release a somewhat stable version of CM for everyone to use as a daily driver.
Google has announced the next version of Android known as Jelly Bean with the version number 4.1. The first devices to get this update will the the Samsung Galaxy Nexus , Samsung Nexus S and the Motorola Xoom WiFi Tablet. Continue reading “Android 4.1 Jelly Bean release date set for mid July for Galaxy Nexus , Nexus S and Motorola Xoom”
Google has started selling the Galaxy Nexus on Google Play from this week just for $399.99, six week after its debut. This new device comes with Google wallet and a $10 credit by default. Another interesting factor is that the system image on this Galaxy Nexus is not the usual “Yakju” build, instead it’s the “Takju” image which has been used.
Sprint has announced that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus would be available stating April 22. It is also the first Android 4.0, Ice Cream Sandwich, smartphone with 4G LTE capability on Sprint. It boasts 1.2GHz dual-core processor, a 4.65-inch (1280 x 720 resolution pixels) HD Super AMOLED display, 5-megapixel camera with auto focus and 1080p video capture, 1.3-megapixel front-facing camera that lets the user video chat with a group of up to 10 friends.
We have all been hearing about the super phone from HTC called Endeavor which is going to be showcased at MWC this year, well the specs of this device seems to be leaked by the guys at MoDaCo, and you will not be disappointed!
Samsung has officially announced the White version of the Galaxy Nexus. Some online retailers in UK started taking pre-orders for the device early last month. This would come with same features of the black version such as 4.65-inch (1280 x 720 pixels) HD Super AMOLED, 5MP rear camera, 1.3MP front-facing camera, 1.2GHz dual core processor, NFC, 1GB RAM and HSPA+ connectivity. Continue reading “Samsung confirms White Galaxy Nexus, coming to UK on February 13”
It has been many days since the Stem application for Android was in beta. Many people including me got the invite to join in and test it out, the application was quite stable though there were a few bugs while chatting and sometimes lagging on my Galaxy Nexus but now Valve has announced that Steam app for Android is available for everyone to use.
Samsung Galaxy S III has been on the radar from quite sometime, there were rumors that Samsung is reviewing their launch of the quadcore beast at MWC, meanwhile in UAE Samsung’s official page listed GT I9300 (Galaxy S III) under the Mobile product name. Which not only proves that Galaxy S III exists but also that it might come sooner than we expect.
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus is actually a sweet device and currently the only one in the world according to my knowledge to run on Android 4.0 also known as ICS. The Galaxy Nexus is the 3rd member of the Nexus family of devices from Google and it is a c0-branded handset from Google and Samsung which runs on stock Android without any customization. The device was supposed to be launched in November last year and was postponed to December. Now more bad news as Samsung India’s official account tweeted that the device will now be tentatively launched in March. Still no definitive date though. Having used the Galaxy Nexus for around a month now , I actually like the device for a few things – Ice Cream Sandwich , it will be the first device to get Android updates as it is pushed directly by Google. The Camera is also incredibly fast.One thing i dislike about the device is the low quality of build materials used. Each time I open the back cover, I have a feeling it will break. Continue reading “Samsung Galaxy Nexus India Launch postponed to March ?”