Nexus One archive

  • Vodafone Nexus One up for pre-order
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    Vodafone Nexus One up for pre-order

    By 26 April 2010

    After what seems like an eternity of waiting, Vodafone has confirmed this morning that customers looking to buy a Nexus One, Google's very own android handset, will be able to pre-order from today and buy from the 30 April.  The news is likely to be...

  • Google Maps Navigation not coming to iPhone
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    Google Maps Navigation not coming to iPhone

    By 23 April 2010

    If you thought that Google Maps Navigation coming to the UK on android handsets was a marker that it would be hopping over to the iPhone any time soon, your hopes are likely to be dashed as the company has just gone on record saying there are no plans...

  • Android 2.2 FroYo due in May
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    Android 2.2 FroYo due in May

    By 22 April 2010

    Despite the fact that there are currently somewhere between three and four versions of Android out and running in the wild, it looks like Google hasn't dropped pace of development and is testing version 2.2 of the mobile OS, codenamed FroYo. The firmware's...

  • Navigation activated on UK Android phones
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    Navigation activated on UK Android phones

    By 21 April 2010

    UK Android owners - get out the bunting. It appears that overnight the turn-by-turn navigation feature so beloved of US users has been enabled for Brits running the 4.1.1 Google Maps beta. We've got it running on a Nexus One in the UK, and Engadget claims...

  • Google now has 38,000 Android apps
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    Google now has 38,000 Android apps

    By 16 April 2010

    Google, in its Q1 earnings report, has revealed a few interesting tidbits about Android and particularly the Nexus One. Firstly that the Android market now contains 38,000 apps - up 8,000 from just a month ago. Secondly, the Nexus One is already profitable....

  • Google Nexus One Car Dock drives into stock
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    Google Nexus One Car Dock drives into stock

    By 7 April 2010

    Nexus One fans, desperate to use their new Google phone in the car, have been thrown an official lifeline with the launch of the Google Nexus One Car Dock from Google's web store. Those willing to part with 55 of their fine American dollars will be able...

  • iFixit compares iPhone 3GS to Nexus One
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    iFixit compares iPhone 3GS to Nexus One

    By 25 March 2010

    Apple hardware site iFixit has posted an interesting pictorial comparison infographic of the iPhone 3GS and Google's Nexus One. It examines both handsets' vital specs and details some of the costs of ownership associated with each. From our reading, it...

  • Sprint Nexus One announced
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    Sprint Nexus One announced

    By 17 March 2010

    Sprint is the latest operator in the US to announce that it will be carrying the Nexus One mobile phone from Google. Although the company has yet to formalise a date for the launch of the handset, that earlier this week was confirmed for AT&T, customers...

  • Nexus One coming to AT&T
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    Nexus One coming to AT&T

    By 16 March 2010

    Google has announced that its Nexus One handset, which is the current king of Android devices, is now compatible with US cellphone provider AT&T's 3G network. While it's been possible to use the device on the network for a while, as it ships unlocked,...

  • Google Nexus One Trademark refused as analysts claim poor sales
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    Google Nexus One Trademark refused as analysts claim poor sales

    By 16 March 2010

    Google's Nexus One has been hit by a double whammy of disappointment this week following suggestions of poor sales and the news that the application of its name to be trademarked has been turned down. Although some believe Google isn't in it for the...

  • Vodafone moves a step closer to selling Nexus One
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    Vodafone moves a step closer to selling Nexus One

    By 12 March 2010

    Vodafone hasn't gone as far as putting a date on when they will be stocking the Nexus One from Google, but on Friday morning, the UK operator has started taking details of prospective customers that are interested. In a move that will no doubt get Android...

  • Google Nexus one coming to Verizon in March, Vodafone in April
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    Google Nexus one coming to Verizon in March, Vodafone in April

    By 27 February 2010

    Two separate reports on the Internet over the weekend have dated the Nexus One from Google in the US and the UK with official carriers. In the UK, The Telegraph newspaper is reporting that sources close to both companies have confirmed that the Android...

  • Google Nexus One review
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    Google Nexus One review

    By 25 February 2010

    Philip K Dick can rest happily in the knowledge that his legacy is safe. Despite complaints from his descendants, Google hasn't done anything to smear the Nexus One name, which it shares with the Androids in Dick's novel "Do Androids Dream of Electric...

  • Google Earth comes to Android
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    Google Earth comes to Android

    By 23 February 2010

    Google's starting to funnel some serious cash into development of apps for its Android platform, now that it's taking off. Once upon a time, we'd get announcements of iPhone apps from the company, but that's reducing in frequency now that the two parties...

  • HTC Desire's software leaks
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    HTC Desire's software leaks

    By 22 February 2010

    Quick work by the modders in the Modaco forums has seen a leak of the HTC Desire's ROM already turned into a working (albeit a little unstable) ROM for the Google Nexus One, which adds HTC's much-loved Sense UI to the handset. Another useful addition...

  • Sony Ericsson asked to build Nexus One
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    Sony Ericsson asked to build Nexus One

    By 19 February 2010

    According to Swedish news agency Sydsvenskan.se, Sony Ericsson's president - Bert Nordberg - is claiming that Google asked it to build its flagship Nexus One handset, but that the approach was rebuffed. Nordberg says that Sony Ericsson is committed to...

  • Buy the Nexus One or wait for the HTC Desire?
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    Buy the Nexus One or wait for the HTC Desire?

    By 16 February 2010

    If you're looking for the best Android smartphone that money can buy, then chances are you were all dead set on the Google Nexus One - until now, that is. At MWC 2010, the manufacturer of the self-styled "superphone" has launched an almost identical version...

  • First Look: HTC Desire  review
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    First Look: HTC Desire review

    By 16 February 2010

    If you're thinking about getting a Google Nexus One, or are jealous of your mate that already has, then we've got some good news. The Nexus One has been trumped already, by this handset, the Nexus Two. It's not, of course, called the Nexus Two - that...

  • HTC Bravo becomes HTC Desire aka Nexus Two
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    HTC Bravo becomes HTC Desire aka Nexus Two

    By 16 February 2010

    The heady days of the Nexus One being the best Android handset on the block have come to an end with the launch of the HTC Desire by HTC at Mobile World Congress. The new handset from the Taiwanese mobile phone maker will become the company's latest...

  • Nexus One gets phone support line
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    Nexus One gets phone support line

    By 9 February 2010

    Google has given in to pressure from owners of its Nexus One device and launched a telephone support line for the device. Previously, the company had directed people to either T-Mobile (the US network) or HTC (which manufactures the device). Now, if you...

  • Play.com begins stocking Nexus One
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    Play.com begins stocking Nexus One

    By 8 February 2010

    Play.com appears to have put up a page on its website for an unlocked, SIM-free version of Google's Android-powered Nexus One handset. The retailer is confidently stating that it's due for release on 16 February. As previously reported, the Nexus One...

  • VIDEO: Google talks Nexus One concept and design
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    VIDEO: Google talks Nexus One concept and design

    By 5 February 2010

    Google has released a promotional video about the new Nexus One Android phone that should make for interesting viewing for those interested in the HTC-made device. There's no major revelations here, but a look at the concept and design of the phone, as ...

  • Nexus One receives multi-touch and 3G fixes
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    Nexus One receives multi-touch and 3G fixes

    By 2 February 2010

    A recent software update for the Google Nexus One adds several key features to the handset. At the top of this list is multi-touch support which has been conspicuously absent from the Android operating system previously. More specifically, the recent...

  • Motorola working with Google on "direct to consumer device"
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    Motorola working with Google on "direct to consumer device"

    By 29 January 2010

    The Google Nexus Two could well be made by Motorola, as the phone manufacturer has confirmed it is working with the online giant on a device. During a conference call with analysts, Moto's co-CEO Sanjay Jha said one of 20 new smartphones planned for 2010...

  • Google announces Nexus One Desktop Dock
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    Google announces Nexus One Desktop Dock

    By 28 January 2010

    Google has announced that the Nexus One Desktop Dock is now available for purchase from the Google online store. Said to be custom-designed for the Nexus One, Google says the dock offers a convenient place to charge your phone, on your desk or nightstand....