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HTC posts GRI40 system image for the Nexus One's Gingerbread update

Been looking for the latest Gingerbread system image for the Nexus One? Sure you have. And HTC's just posted it up on its developer site for everyone to have. No, this isn't new -- it's just the official system image for GRI40. And if you have a Nexus One, you likely already have it anyway. But if...

Video how-to: Manually updating your phone to a new Android version

Whenever we talk updating our phones, we inevitably talk about "manual updates." And that leads to the inevitable questions, "Is it safe?" and "How do I do it?" Manual updates are just like over-the-air (OTA) updates. Only difference is that instead of letting your phone download the update from a...

Running a Honeycomb SDK port is fun, but not all that useful just yet

Anytime a new Android SDK comes out, you'll quickly see an onslaught of ports popping up on various phones. These aren't even unofficial builds, but ports from the Android system images build into the SDK. But that doesn't mean they're not fun to play with.We've gotten to use a number of Honeycomb...

WiFi calling on the Nexus One with CyanogenMod 7

This one's been kicking around for a while, but with CyanogenMod 7 nightlies getting better, and the hard work Unforgiven512 has done with the files, WiFi calling for the Nexus One is now worth using and sharing with you guys.  To clear up any confusion, we're talking about routing calls through...

Q&A: Explaining how the Nexus One was used to take control of a host computer

Two researchers from George Mason University, Dr. Angelos Stavrou, and Zhaohui Wang, have demonstrated the ability to use a smartphone (a Nexus One, but Dr. Stavrou says this applies to the iPhone as well) as a HID (Human Input Device) via USB.  Simply put, just plugging the phone into a computer...

Nexus One Android 2.2.2 update pushing out -- Build FRG83G

Word on the street and in the Android Central Forums (same difference, really) is that the Nexus One is in the midst of an update to Android 2.2.2 -- build FRG83G. Nope, not Gingerbread yet. The new Froyo version is a scant 558kb, which Google says "contains important bug fixes."We're checking it...

Nexus One's Android 2.3 Gingerbread update promised 'in the coming weeks'

OMG! The Nexus One will get its over-the-air Gingerbread update in a few weeks, according to the GoogleNexus Twitter account. In a few weeks?!?!? That means we should repeatedly hit the software update button starting now, right? RIGHT?!?!We know, we know. Patience is not your strong suit. But an...

CyanogenMod 6.1.1 now available for the Evo 4G, Nexus One, G2, myTouch 3G

Although the above tweet, I'm sure, speaks for itself, we figured we better make mention of it before you all flood our tips inbox (not that we don't appreciate it) but better to be one step ahead. Cyanogen Mod 6.1.1 is now live on the CyanogenMod website, and in Rom Manager.  The full change log...

Gingerbread to be in AOSP soon says Googler

While we still don't have a definite date, Googler Jean-Baptiste Queru lets us know that we'll be seeing Gingerbread in the AOSP tree soon after the Nexus S ships.  My geeky side is all tingly, as this means we can expect it on our Nexus One at any time after.  Oh and that means these guys you...

Delta installing gateside charging pods where iPads, Nexus Ones live together

If you fly, you likely know how tough it can be in certain airports to find anywhere to charge your phone and computer. It's 2010, people. It's a little ridiculous. The good news: Delta just announced that it's installing charging stations at 19 airports, including seven domestic hubs. There will...

Nexus One's Gingerbread update 'coming in a few weeks'

The Nexus One will be getting its Android 2.3 Gingerbread update "in a few weeks," says Google's Reto Meier. That's in contradiction to at least two unsourced reports today, one of which has since been spiked, that said it was rolling out right now. On Twitter, Meier responded: The Nexus One OTA...
Android Central Podcast

Android Central Podcast Episode 40

Gingerbread news More Nexus S Gingerbread pics and specs leak Hey, look, it's the Nexus S again Gingerbread reportedly spotted in the wilds of Belgium Hardware news Droid 2 Global officially acknowledged by Verizon on Facebook HTC drops WiMax and CDMA enabled device off at the FCC --EVO...

Another Gingerbread build is spotted, this time it's GRH47B

Let the teasing continue: Christophe writes in again to say he's spotted another build of Android 2.3 Gingerbread that reportedly is pinging his app. This time it's GRH47B (the previous sighting was of GRH14B), with the full string being Dalvik/1.4.0 (Linux; U; Android 2.3; Nexus One Build/GRH47B...
Android Central Podcast

Android Central Podcast Episode 39

Top o' the news - Gingebread is Nigh! Google CEO teases Gingerbread on Samsung Nexus SNexus One gets an update to FRG83D (no, it's still not Gingerbread)Android Market obviously getting revamp with addition of new graphicsAndroid Market developer console down for scheduled maintenance [updated]What...

Nexus One gets an update to FRG83D (no, it's still not Gingerbread)

The Google Nexus One just got itself a little update. It's still Android 2.2.1 -- no Gingerbread yet, folks -- and the 1.3MB download looks to be a bunch of patches and bugfixes. We've poked around it for a few minutes, and here's what we see:The Froyo framework has been patched, as has the...

Nexus One will be the first to get Gingerbread, maybe this week

This one came in too late last night to make the big ball of snark that was our latest Gingerbread rumor roundup, but that's OK, because this one also has a little more meat to it. Open Handset Alliance official Alvaro Fuentes Vasquez tweeted out the above on Sunday. Translated you get this:...

Nexus One case review: Case-Mate Tough Case

I had been resistant to put a case on my Nexus One because I could never find one that I was happy with. They were always either too bulky or felt too cheap.Having said that, I have been very pleased with the Case-Mate Tough Case; it does not weigh the phone down at all and feels very robust to the...

A second Google phone out before Christmas?

A report today suggests that a second Google phone is not only real, but is due out by the end of the year. If true, this device would be the follow-up to the very popular but now developer-only (in the U.S.) Nexus One. The report says that Google has made a deal with Carphone Warehouse to sell the...

Google shutting down Nexus One forum, but ours is still here to help!

The bad news: Google is shutting down its Nexus One help forums, moving things to a read-only status starting Nov. 1. [via Android Guys] The good news: Our Nexus One forums aren't going anywhere, and we have a plethora of people ready to help you with any questions or hacks. That said, we're more...

Hands on with the myTouch 4G ROM port on the Nexus One [video]

  Last night we brought you news of the myTouch 4G ROM ported to the Nexus One (and you got a plethora of screen shots to go with it). Today we bring you video of the ROM in action. It's the Espresso flavor of Sense, much like what's on the myTouch 3G Slide, and so it's not entirely new to us here...

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