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Nexus One strapped to a rocket takes Android to 28,000 feet

Nexus One. Android. Rocket motors. You see where this is going, right? Self-described "Freelance scientific molecular evolutionary biological videographic NASA microgravitational & space education specialist" (and Phish fan) Matthew Reyes dropped word to Make: Online about the RocketMavericks...

Awesome combo of Nexus One, Wiimote and bike handlebar holder

What do you get when you combine a Nexus One, a bike handlebar holder and a Wiimote? The answer is a whole lot of awesome. YouTube user baza210 made this awesome contraption and made a video demonstrating it while playing an old-school SNES ROM. See the video after the break. What makes this even...

Screen wars! AMOLED vs. S-LCD vs. LCD vs. Super AMOLED

HTC recently announced it was going to start outfitting certain handsets with SLCD screens rather than AMOLED, due to short supply of the latter. The SLCD screens may be easier more plentiful, but do they look as nice? The people over at Howard Forums put them to a test in a video comparison, with...

HTC adds SLCD displays to its Desire, Nexus One lines

HTC has announced it will introduce SLCD screens to its manufacturing of the Nexus One and Desire later this summer.The Desire and Nexus One originally have been manufactured with AMOLED screens, which have been in short supply of late, leading to a pretty major backorder on the Droid Incredible on...

Google Nexus One retrospective

Call the Nexus One what you want -- failed experiment, iClone, ahead of its time, whatever. We'll call it a solid phone, born from Google's desire to "shake up" the smartphone market, both in terms of available hardware and the way it was sold to consumers. Some of it worked. Some of it didn't. We...

Google Nexus One no longer for sale

Poof. It's gone. Shortly after Google tells the L.A. Times that the Nexus One will be sold out by the end of the month, the phone no longer is for sale at Google.com/phone. Fare thee well, N1. You shall be missed. Thanks to everyone who sent this in.

Google expects to sell out of remaining stock of Nexus One within 10 days

Google has told the L.A. Times it expects to sell out of its remaining stock of Nexus One phones by the end of July -- which comes in about 10 days. Google gave no figures about how many N1s it received in the last shipment, and we're in no position to guess.  Maybe the news that it was taking down...

Vodafone Nexus One getting its official Froyo update over the next week

Those of you in the U.K. looking longingly at us here in the U.S. with our fancy Froyo-laden Nexus Ones may soon have something to boast about as well. An e-mail from Vodafone confirms that "the roll out will be phased and will be available to all Vodafone customers who have purchased the handset...

First Ari, now 'Entourage's' Johnny Drama spotted using a Nexus One!

The season premier of Entourage showed us the lovable Ari Gold using a Nexus One. It turns out that he's not the only one of the group who has decided to use Google's (soon-to-be-retired) phone. Johnny Drama was spotted using the device in the third episode this past weekend. The screenshot above...

Multimedia test: Super AMOLED vs. AMOLED vs. LCD

 We've had a ton of touchscreen technology thrown at us in the past year -- hell, in the past several months. We've gone from LCD (liquid crystal display) to OLED (organic light-emitting diode) to AMOLED (active matrix OLED) to the brand-new Super AMOLED, which we saw debuted at Mobile World...

If you still want a Nexus One, better grab it fast, as Google gets its last batch

If you're still on the fence about buying a Nexus One, you need to pull the trigger pretty soon. (Get it at Google.com/phone.) Google says it's taken its final shipment of phones from HTC, and that's likely to be it for the phone, since it's closing its web store. Earlier this year, we announced...

Ubuntu squeezed onto Nexus One and Sprint HTC Evo 4G [Update -- Droid too!]

  If Windows 3.1 on your Droid isn't good enough for you, how about a modern desktop OS running on your Nexus One or Sprint Evo 4G? Braniac Max from NexusOneHacks.net managed to shoehorn Ubuntu onto his Nexus One over the Independence Day weekend. Not to be outdone, a few days later it was modified...

Incredible shipping?, Motorola Droid X, EVO 4G OTA rooted, Nexus One, Froyo

From the Forums is a great way for you, our readers, to see the hottest topics being discussed. But you must be a registered member and becoming a member is a simple process. So if you have not already already done so, head on over and register now!Many of our readers are still waiting for their...

The week in Android news

Shaking off the Fourth of July holiday? Indeed, it was a long week. First the Evo 4G, then the Droid X now the Samsung Galaxy S, when will the madness end? The devices are rolling out of production lines so quickly that it's near impossible to keep up, and the news about these devices is coming at...

Google CEO: Not trying to beat Apple, Nexus One served its purpose

The death of Google's phone store was a bit of a shock when was announced back in May. Well, OK. It was a shock to those of us who know and love the Nexus One. But that's a lot of what the problem was. Most normal people aren't going to buy a phone sight unseen. And the virtual lack of advertising...

Another Froyo OTA for the Nexus One -- FRF91 this time around [Updated]

Froyo madness never ends.  It seems that a new Android 2.2 OTA update is being pushed out for both AT&T and T-Mobile Nexus Ones today.  We don't have a lot of detail yet (we haven't even taken time to load it -- wanted to get the word out ASAP), but supposedly this addresses some security...

CyanogenMod 6 (Froyo) status update

If you use a custom ROM on your Android phone, you should know about CyanogenMod.  If you don't, go hit Google now, then come right back.  (pretty freakin' sweet, huh?) With the drop of the Froyo (Android 2.2) source code everyone is patiently waiting for the code wizards behind the CyaongenMod...

HTC Says Q3 is the quarter for Froyo for the Desire, Legend and Wildfire

With the official Froyo update now available to Nexus One users, it begs us to ask the question, “when will Froyo be available for my _______?” Well, HTC has answered so be jealous no longer of the sons of privilege (Nexus One users). HTC has told Recombu that the Desire, Wildfire and Legend -- non...

Latest Froyo build for the Nexus One is the official Android 2.2 update

The wait for Froyo is over, folks -- well, at least for those of you with the Google Nexus One. The Android 2.2  update that was pushed out in the afternoon -- FRF85B -- indeed is the official release. And just like we said they would, Google announced the update today: Starting today, Nexus One...

Another Nexus One Froyo build -- FRF85B -- is making the rounds

Well, it's been a couple of days, and that means it's time for another Android 2.2 update to be pushed out to some Nexus Ones. Today's special is FRF85B, and it's a measly little506k download. You can snag it from Google's servers here, if you haven't gotten the update notice yet. We're in the...

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