Nexus One archive

  • ColorWare turns its palette to the Nexus One
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    ColorWare turns its palette to the Nexus One

    By 27 January 2010

    Colorware, the customisation company in the States that brightens up popular consumer electronics, has turned its palette to the recently launched Google Nexus One. Sadly only available in the US, the Nexus One's ColorWare options are extensive and include...

  • Google promises Nexus One fix
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    Google promises Nexus One fix

    By 26 January 2010

    Since its release, the Nexus One has been widely welcomed, but the handset has also been criticised for some 3G difficulties - dropping down to Edge in certain areas. Google has responded to those issues and promised a fix. The company posted on its support...

  • Nexus One's MP3 store hacked onto other handsets
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    Nexus One's MP3 store hacked onto other handsets

    By 18 January 2010

    Following reports that Amazon's MP3 store is available on Nexus One handsets in Britain, coders at the XDA-Developers forum have worked out how to port Amazon's MP3 store to any Android 1.6 handset in the UK. It's not the most simple process in the world,...

  • Amazon MP3 store comes to UK Android handsets
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    Amazon MP3 store comes to UK Android handsets

    By 15 January 2010

    Amazon could be about to launch a mobile store for its MP3 music service, Amazon MP3, if news from Nexus One users is anything to go by. Although Amazon already offers MP3 downloads as cheap as 29p in the UK via the desktop, the company has yet to...

  • Nexus One upgrade fee lowered after complaints
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    Nexus One upgrade fee lowered after complaints

    By 15 January 2010

    In a surprise move, Google and T-Mobile have announced that some T-Mobile users wanting to upgrade to the Nexus One can now do it for $100 less. Caving in to wide spread complaints about the handsets initial $379 price tag, some T-Mobile users are now...

  • Verizon updates tariffs before Nexus One launch
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    Verizon updates tariffs before Nexus One launch

    By 15 January 2010

    Verizon has announced new monthly service plans ahead of the introduction of the Google Nexus One on its network. Verizon now offers a 25MB for $9.99 per month data package, while those with feature phones can opt to pay $1.99 per megabyte. Data packages...

  • First Look: Google Nexus One review
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    First Look: Google Nexus One review

    By 13 January 2010

    Another week another Android flagship. But what makes this better than all the rest, including its direct competition? We managed to get a hands-on with the handset following its launch in the US at the beginning of January. The Google Nexus One is...

  • The best of CES 2010
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    The best of CES 2010

    By 13 January 2010

    Another year and another CES is over, but what were the best gadgets shown in Las Vegas? What should you look forward to and what should you be putting on your Christmas list for 2010 right now? Here are Stuart Miles' top five gadgets of the show: ...

  • Nexus One sales guesstimated at 20,000 in first week
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    Nexus One sales guesstimated at 20,000 in first week

    By 13 January 2010

    While there are no official figures from Google, its new Nexus One phone has seen first week sales hit 20,000, estimates app analytics firm Flurry. Flurry, which monitors usage of more than 10,000 developers' applications on iPhone and Android platforms,...

  • Peek CEO: Nexus One has "zero chance" of outselling iPhone
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    Peek CEO: Nexus One has "zero chance" of outselling iPhone

    By 13 January 2010

    Amidst the media flurry surrounding Google's Nexus One announcement, Pocket-lint took the time to speak with Peek CEO and mobile industry veteran Amol Sarva to get his perspective on the release of the phone and its implications for the industry. In particular,...

  • CoPilot Live v8 available for Nexus One
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    CoPilot Live v8 available for Nexus One

    By 12 January 2010

    The CoPilot Live v8 GPS navigation app is now available for, and compatible with, the new Google Nexus One as it's been announced the app has been downloaded by over 200,000 customers globally in its first 6 months since launch. CoPilot Live brings full,...

  • Google, T-Mobile "investigating" Nexus One's 3G issues
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    Google, T-Mobile "investigating" Nexus One's 3G issues

    By 11 January 2010

    Following reports from early adopters that Google's new Nexus One is not working well on T-Mobile USA, the operator has now confirmed, via a forum post, that the issue is being investigated. "Google and T-Mobile are investigating this issue and hope to...

  • European Nexus One to get multitouch?
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    European Nexus One to get multitouch?

    By 8 January 2010

    It appears that the Nexus One in Europe might be equipped with multi-touch, unlike the US edition of the handset. A German website, Heise Online, is reporting that its sample unit has pinch-to-zoom enabled in the web browser. The US version has been criticised...

  • Dick family takes legal action over Nexus One
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    Dick family takes legal action over Nexus One

    By 7 January 2010

    So it seems that the family of Philip K Dick is more than a little miffed that Google has chosen a name rather close to that of the Replicants from Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? for the latest big mobile phone. We reported the words of the sci-fi...

  • Sony Ericsson abandons Nexus name
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    Sony Ericsson abandons Nexus name

    By 7 January 2010

    Sony Ericsson has admitted to Pocket-lint that it's been forced to abandon the name "Nexus" in relation to mobile phones. Back in November, before anyone knew of Google's Nexus One, Sony Ericsson announced that it was calling the modified Android interface...

  • Vodafone answers Nexus One arrival questions
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    Vodafone answers Nexus One arrival questions

    By 7 January 2010

    With rumours rife about the when, whereabouts and whyfores of the Nexus One to the UK, Vodafone has issued a FAQ page on the company's website to clear up a few of the issues. The key points are that the phone is available now from the Nexus One site...

  • Nexus One coming to Vodafone in "few short weeks"
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    Nexus One coming to Vodafone in "few short weeks"

    By 7 January 2010

    Spring 2010 has apparently come early with the news that Vodafone is to stock the Nexus One within the next few weeks. Word has come through a Vodafone spokeswoman just 2 days after the phone's launch event in California, despite early indications that...

  • Google Nexus One gets torn apart
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    Google Nexus One gets torn apart

    By 7 January 2010

    It's only been announced for a day, but that hasn't stopped the boys and girls at iFixit from getting their hands on a Nexus One to take apart so we can see what's inside. And the result? Lots of pretty colours it seems as well as a wireless n chipset...

  • Nexus One hands-on
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    Nexus One hands-on

    By 7 January 2010

    Google's Nexus One is going to be available in the next couple of weeks on Vodafone in the UK and we've already managed to have a play with the Android 2.1 touting handset.  The new phone, which is solid and well built brings with it a number of new...

  • Magic, Milestone & Hero all to get Android 2.1
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    Magic, Milestone & Hero all to get Android 2.1

    By 6 January 2010

    Google's Andy Rubin caused a bit of a stir at last night's Nexus One conference when he said that everyone will be getting Android 2.1 when it's open source - i.e. in the next couple of days. This will be music to the ears of Android early adopters everywhere...

  • VIDEO: Google launches Nexus One YouTube channel
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    VIDEO: Google launches Nexus One YouTube channel

    By 6 January 2010

    Google is making the most of its online video vehicle YouTube to promote its just-launched Nexus One phone. The Android handset now has its own channel on the world's biggest video site with an intro video, getting started video guides and currently 10...

  • Nexus One vs Motorola Milestone vs iPhone 3GS
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    Nexus One vs Motorola Milestone vs iPhone 3GS

    By 5 January 2010

    It was all so simple, wasn't it? You've saved your Christmas pennies, you've skimped on Auntie Joyce's gift, gave the in-laws something you got free from work and finally you have the cash in your hands to pick yourself up a top-end smartphone with the...

  • Five things you should know about the Nexus One
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    Five things you should know about the Nexus One

    By 5 January 2010

    The curtain is up on 2010 with the arrival of the Google Nexus One Android phone. Now that we're all suitably saturated with the pomp, ceremony and back slapping of the launch event and perfectly blinded with all the features, here are five things to...

  • HTC-made Google Nexus One is finally official as Android showcase device
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    HTC-made Google Nexus One is finally official as Android showcase device

    By 5 January 2010

    At a press conference at its Californian headquarters Google has finally made the Nexus One Android phone officially official, having previously confirmed the mobile's existence. Google explains the launch of the device, which it says it worked very closely...

  • Spotify USA to launch with Nexus One?
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    Spotify USA to launch with Nexus One?

    By 4 January 2010

    Speculation is floating around that Spotify could launch the long-promised US edition of its service as soon as 5 January, and that a deal has been reached with the labels that would allow the US access to the free edition of the software which has proved...