Nexus One archive

  • Brit boffins to send Google Nexus phone into space to drive Satellite
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    Brit boffins to send Google Nexus phone into space to drive Satellite

    By 8 February 2013

    Scientists have built a Google Nexus One smartphone into a satellite due to launch into space on 25 February. Barring software changes, the Android phone is completely unmodified and will be used in the heart of the orbiting spacecraft during its six-month...

  • Infographic highlights plight of the Android Orphans
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    Infographic highlights plight of the Android Orphans

    By 27 October 2011

    You may have read earlier on Pocket-lint how the Google Nexus One would not be getting the upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. And whilst some Google handset owners may complain about the lack of support, for a phone that has been around for almost...

  • APP OF THE DAY: Colors (Android)
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    APP OF THE DAY: Colors (Android)

    By 4 October 2011

    Sometimes it's the simplest Android apps that are the most impressive and few are as simple as today's App of the Day app review on Pocket-lint. One of the major advantages to using an Android smartphone is that you can customise and personalise to your...

  • Google acquires Motorola: Industry reaction
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    Google acquires Motorola: Industry reaction

    By 15 August 2011

    It's all official - Google has acquired Motorola Mobility for the sum of $12.5 billion. On what we thought would be a slow news day, the internet bohemoth unveiled the acquisition of Motorola's phone and tablet arm in a deal that it says will "supercharge"...

  • Why Google axed Facebook contact syncing in Android 2.3.3
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    Why Google axed Facebook contact syncing in Android 2.3.3

    By 3 March 2011

    Android 2.3.3 has recently landed on the Nexus S, but brings with it an interesting development: on the Nexus S it ends contact syncing with the Facebook app. Some will see this spat between Google and Facebook as one that is all about data. The cynic...

  • Nexus One gets Android 2.3.3 update
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    Nexus One gets Android 2.3.3 update

    By 23 February 2011

    Nexus One owners rejoice as the Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread update has finally arrived for your handsets; bringing with it a whole host of wondrous OS-goodness. The latest 2.3 update was promised at the beginning of December, the 8th to be exact, and Nexus...

  • The phones of MWC 2011
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    The phones of MWC 2011

    By 2 February 2011

    With Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2011 less than two weeks away, we thought it would be a good time to take a look over all the rumours floating about to see which products are going to be making their debuts at the Barcelona mobile phone-fest. We've broken...

  • Samsung Nexus S vs HTC Nexus One
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    Samsung Nexus S vs HTC Nexus One

    By 7 December 2010

    Samsung has just announced the very first Android 2.3 Gingerbread phone, with the launch of its Nexus S. The new smartphone will be out in time for Christmas at the Carphone Warehouse and is Google's second branded handset after HTC developed the Nexus...

  • Google Android 2.3: New features detailed and explained
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    Google Android 2.3: New features detailed and explained

    By 6 December 2010

    Google’s new mobile phone operating system, Android 2.3 is here, but what are the new features, when can you expect to get it, and why should you? We detail and explain what's what, why it will make a difference to you and why you'll be badgering your...

  • Google: Nexus One is getting Android 2.3
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    Google: Nexus One is getting Android 2.3

    By 6 December 2010

    Google has confirmed to Pocket-lint that the new Google Android 2.3 update will be coming to the HTC Nexus One in the “next few weeks”. The news will be music to Nexus One owners as they will get all the new features Android 2.3 offers, except for...

  • Google: Nexus will always get the latest updates first
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    Google: Nexus will always get the latest updates first

    By 6 December 2010

    Google has said that its Nexus range will always be the first handsets to get the latest updates in the future. “Nexus is all about bringing the pure Google experience to consumers through Android. You are always going to be getting the latest upgrades,...

  • Nexus Two coming via Samsung?
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    Nexus Two coming via Samsung?

    By 28 October 2010

    Despite Google boss Eric Schmidt insisting that there would, in fact, be no follow up to the Nexus One, the rumour-mill has gone potty with reports that the Google phone Mark II, is in fact on its way - courtesy of Samsung. HTC manufactured the first...

  • HTC seeing double
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    HTC seeing double

    By 7 August 2010

    If you think you are seeing more people using a HTC smartphone these days you aren't imaging it. There are more around, in fact double the amount you would have seen last year. HTC has reported that it has doubled its sales for July 2010 compared to...

  • HTC Desire getting Froyo within days says HTC men
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    HTC Desire getting Froyo within days says HTC men

    By 28 July 2010

    HTC Desire users could get Android 2.2 from as early as the end of the week, according to an employee of the company in Europe who's "jumped the gun", it seems. In a tweet, Mark Moons, who is the regional director of HTC Benelux at HTC, said: "We beginnen...

  • Best Android phones in the world today
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    Best Android phones in the world today

    By 26 July 2010

    So you've finally got bored of the Nokia, BlackBerry, Apple or Windows Mobile phone you've been using for some time and have decided to go Android. But what are the best Android handsets out there for you to spend your hard earned cash on, regardless...

  • Super LCD heading to HTC handsets
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    Super LCD heading to HTC handsets

    By 26 July 2010

    HTC has announced that it will be introducing Sony's Super LCD displays into its smartphones in the coming months, including the Nexus One, which it produced for Google, and its very own, HTC Desire. The move comes amid reports that Samsung, who currently...

  • HTC Windows Phone 7 spy shots leak out
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    HTC Windows Phone 7 spy shots leak out

    By 25 July 2010

    We've already brought you the exclusive news that HTC would be releasing a Windows Phone 7 powered handset later this year, and now it seems some spy shots have turned up of what could be the company's first offering. Engadget is showing off three spy...

  • The Nexus One is no more (at least directly from Google that is)
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    The Nexus One is no more (at least directly from Google that is)

    By 21 July 2010

    You couldn't imagine Apple not selling the iPhone directly could you? Well, that's the situation Google is now in, as it has withdrawn direct sales of its flagship mobile phone - the Nexus One (which is technically a HTC handset, but that's another story)....

  • Last chance to get a Nexus One from Google
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    Last chance to get a Nexus One from Google

    By 17 July 2010

    Google has confirmed that it is almost out of stock of its Nexus One Android mobile phone, meaning that you'll have to act quickly if you don't want to have to go through the usual operator channels to get one. Google first announced at the beginning...

  • Froyo's kicking some iOS 4 butt
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    Froyo's kicking some iOS 4 butt

    By 7 July 2010

    It's the battle of the mobile operating system heavyweights, and to add to its victory in our very own pitting of the two giants, Android 2.2 has again trumped iOS 4 in a head-to-head battle. Ars Technica matched the two operating systems against each...

  • VIDEO: Androideroids - the multiplayer Android desktop mashup
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    VIDEO: Androideroids - the multiplayer Android desktop mashup

    By 22 June 2010

    Android fans must be getting a bit sick of the coverage that Apple is receiving this week. But don't worry, we haven't forgotten about your OS of choice, we're always keeping our eyes open, scanning the tech world for Android news and titbits. And we...

  • HTC: Some, but not all phones to get Android 2.2
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    HTC: Some, but not all phones to get Android 2.2

    By 21 May 2010

    HTC has confirmed to Pocket-lint that "most phones launched this year will get an upgrade to [Android] 2.2". following the announcement that Google will be releasing the latest version of the mobile phone OS in the next couple of weeks. However, those...

  • Google to stop selling Nexus One
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    Google to stop selling Nexus One

    By 15 May 2010

    Google is to stop selling its Nexus One android phone, admitting defeat in its attempts to take on the mobile phone operators by announcing that it plans to pull the nexus one from its own web store. "We launched Nexus One in January with two goals in...

  • VIDEO: Wii remote controlling Nexus One
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    VIDEO: Wii remote controlling Nexus One

    By 10 May 2010

    Touchscreens are all well and good, but when it comes to gaming, they're not ideal. Especially for the more portly-thumbed touchscreen user, whose digits can cover most of the screen, masking the action. This tech-mashup between a Nexus One and a Wii...

  • Verizon Nexus One goes AWOL
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    Verizon Nexus One goes AWOL

    By 26 April 2010

    It's suddenly looking like Google's plans to release the Nexus One on the Verizon network in the USA could have hit a snag, as all references to the handset have been removed from Google's website. Previously, the phone was listed as "coming soon" to...