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Seidio Innocell 3200mAh battery for the Nexus S

Nexus S Seidio Innocell 3500mAh extended battery

Extended batteries and Android go together like peanut butter and jelly.  The phones are powerful and connected, and need the juice.  The Seidio Innocell 3500mAh battery for the Nexus S takes the simple idea of a larger battery to the extreme.  Checking in at more than double the standard 1440mAh...
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Google Wallet a reality: Brings real purchasing power to your phone

Google today officially announced Google Wallet and Google offers: The search giant's foray into mobile payments. Teaming up with MasterCard, Sprint and Citi -- and using MasterCard's PayPass system -- Google Wallet is being put into beta mode starting in San Francisco and is scheduled for full...
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Canadian Nexus S owners, grab your 2.3.4 update

Been waiting for Android 2.3.4 for your Samsung Nexus S i9020A?  Well wait no more -- here's the OTA link location and manual update instructions.  This link comes direct from Google, and only works on stock devices.  To install it:Grab the OTA package hereRename it to update.zip. This isn't...
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Samsung Mobile and SCVNGR hosting city wide mobile treasure hunt

If you happen to live in the Kansas City and are up for a SCVNGR hunt then you're in luck. Samsung Mobile and SCVNGR have announced a free, citywide mobile treasure hunt on Saturday, June 4, in Kansas City, Mo., in support of the local Kansas City YMCA.You'll have to enter as a team of two or more...
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More signs the white Samsung Nexus S is soon arriving with AT&T-3G compatibility

By now, the white Samsung Nexus S with AT&T 3G compatibility (that'd be the 850MHz and 1900MHz bands) hitting the U.S. is starting to sound like some other unnamed white device that seemingly took forever to get here. Phil is starting to grow impatient and maybe Samsung has sensed this as they...
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Bring old unlocked phones to Google IO for the 'Android for Good' program

For those of you who love Google and almost everything they do (see: all of us), you're going to love this next bit.Google is continuing its "Android for Good" program at Google I/O 2011 next week (we'll be there, by the way), meaning if you bring an unlocked device (like the G1, Nexus One, or...

Galaxy S II live wallpapers now available to download

The Galaxy S II live wallpapers to download. These include the beach and the windmill wallpapers and the apk files are named Secret Wallpaper 1 and Secret Wallpaper 2, respectively.  The XDA poster did note that these will only work on phones with WVGA resolution. In the video showing this off, the...
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New Google puzzle challenge starts today

We're gonna go out on a limb here and say this isn't as good of a surprise as the news about Android 2.3.4 was but hey, a lot of folks get excited over contests and the chance to win a Samsung Nexus S is nothing to shake a stick at. You'll have to an early riser to get in on this action though...

Face-on with video chat on the Nexus S

Youtube link for mobile viewing Warning: Do not attempt anything you see here at home. Engaging in a video chat with one's self on a Nexus S and a Motorola Xoom while recording the endeavor with a third camera may will lead to severe confusion, nausea, upset stomach and could well end in the...
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Android 2.3.4 and proprietary binaries pushed to AOSP

Looks like folks with rooted and hacked phones won't have to wait very long to have a crack at the Android 2.3.4 update, as the code and the proprietary binaries (radio and GPU software) have already been pushed to the AOSP source tree.  Googler Jean-Baptiste Queru has sent out word via the Android...
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Video chat officially coming to Nexus S in Android 2.3.4

That little surprise that Google's been teasing us with is now official -- Android 2.3.4 will indeed support video chat for the Nexus S. And that's a good thing, 'cause we've been loving it on Android 3.0 and our tablets. Looks like it'll work the same way on our phones. And Google says it'll also...

Sprint Nexus S 4G available for purchase at Best Buy, no ship date yet

Following the news last week that Best Buy had put it's pre-order page up for the Gingerbread-rocking Sprint Samsung Nexus S 4G, some of you will be glad to know that the official ordering page is now up, albeit without an ETA.  The $199.99 new two-year contract or upgrade price holds true and but...

Nexus S case review: Seidio Innocase Active X

The Seidio Innocase Active X is a case for the Nexus S is built like a tank and perfect for protecting your phone while you're out and about.  It's two-piece design really wraps your phone up well, and while it adds in a bit of bulkiness, it fits really well and doesn't take away from the unique...

Samsung sued by Apple -- Galaxy S, Nexus S, Galaxy Tab at the crux [Update: more from Apple]

Looks like our friends in Cupertino have taken an issue with some of Samsung's products, namely the Galaxy S-line, Nexus S, Epic 4G, and Galaxy Tab, and they're looking to take them to court over it.Says Apple:“Rather than innovate and develop its own technology and a unique Samsung style for its...

Show your Apple friends who's boss with a great boot animation

Boot animations are something that are not always customized, but when they are they have the ability to be almost anything.  XDA member thermanlee has taken some time to make a rather funny boot animation that was designed for the Samsung Nexus S, but will also work on some other devices. So, if...

Sprint Nexus S 4G up for pre-order from Best Buy

 Best Buy has gone ahead and put up its pre-order page for the WiMax-enabled Sprint Nexus S 4G. The phone will run you $199.99 on new or upgrade two-year contract. We still only have the ever-vague "coming soon" as a launch date, but shipping dates are showing as early as April 14. They aren't yet...

Rogers and Fido pricing details for the Samsung Nexus S

The Canadian release of the Samsung Nexus S has pretty much every Canadian carrier lined up. From Rogers to Fido to Wind to Mobilicity, most will have a version of the Nexus S available in store. Pricing details are trickling out for each and every single carrier but let us first just cover Rogers...

TELUS and Koodo Mobile Samsung Nexus S now available

If you live in Canada and have managed to hold off importing a Samsung Nexus S from the U.S. then your patience has paid off. TELUS has now posted the device up on their site for ordering and as was rumored, pricing is as follows:No contract - $549.991 year contract - $499.992 year contract - $449....

Samsung Nexus S getting some air time in France with new commerical

While I can't say we've seen any Nexus S commercials in either the U.S. or Canada, France has been making no bones about running them. The above video is said to be running pretty heavily across French TV networks there. With Google having only recently made the Nexus S available in France, Spain,...

Apparent AT&T-friendly Nexus S appears on Samsung support site

The rumors of a version of the Nexus S that's friendly to the 850 and 1900MHz bands that AT&T uses -- and that will be released in the United States and not require importing -- have circulated for a while. We found it tipped in code in late February. Looks like we might be closer to an actual...

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