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Samsung Nexus S with AT&T-compatible radio shows up in online catalog

And did we mention it's a white Nexus S?There's been no official word from Samsung or Google, but the Nexus S with GSM 850/1900 radio bands has shown up for sale at Negri Electronics' online store.  It's carrying a model number of i9020T, and is available in black or white for $598.50.  What we don...

Sprint's Nexus S 4G launching April 18? [Update: Just a training launch?]

Dunno from whom or where this came, but it sure looks like someone's about to get all trained up on the Sprint Nexus S 4G. (See our hands-on at CTIA.) And it sure does look like it could see an April 18 launch. The Nexus S 4G, as you'll remember, is the same as the original Nexus S, with a Wimax...

Rogers Nexus S dummy units arriving in stores

Although we've known this was coming for quite some time -- and despite nobody having an official launch date -- the Samsung Nexus S will be hitting Canadian carriers any day now. Google has updated their Nexus S pages, and now dummy devices have started to arrive at some Rogers locations. Oddly,...

Google working with Mastercard and Citigroup to make NFC payments a reality

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google has begun working with Mastercard and Citigroup to make NFC mobile payments a reality. NFC, or near-field communication, was touted by Eric Schmidt back in December of last year when Google's flagship device, the Nexus S, was announced. The contact-...

Nexus S now available in 17 more countries

 Alongside recent Nexus S 4G announcements, Google has revealed that the original 3G version of its flagship phone has just launched in an additional 17 countries including Ireland, Australia and most of continental Europe. In other Nexus S news, Samsung Canada has opened a preview page where you...

Nexus S receives BLN notifications thanks to custom kernel

The Nexus S is a fantastic device, but users found themselves often missing the blinking notifications found on the Nexus One. Rest assured Nexus S owners, because our friends over at XDA have brought Backlight Notifications to your device thanks to a custom kernel. Please find a video of the...

Sprint Nexus S 4G available this spring for $199 on contract

Behold, the Sprint Nexus S 4G! It's a Nexus S, erm, with 4G! True to the rumors, Sprint's finally gotten itself a Google developer phone. It's the same Nexus S you know on T-Mobile, only it's on Sprint, and it has Wimax data.That's right, same 4-inch Super AMOLED touchscreen. Same 1GHz processor....

Nexus S 4G information uncovered via the Sprint website

We're not all that far off from CTIA kicking off and low and behold some more information has already snuck out about what Sprint may be announcing in their time there. We've seen plenty of rumors and speculation but this latest bit of info takes the cake.  We're sure it'll be removed at some point...

Grab a Nexus S at Best Buy for a Benjamin

If you've been wanting to get your hands on the latest Android developer's phone, Best Buy now has the Nexus S on sale for a mere $99 bucks with a T-Mobile two-year agreement.  That's half price, and is a great way to get your stock Gingerbread experience on, and more than a few of us think the...

Google confirms Nexus S Android 2.3.3 update changed screen color temps

Every now and then updates come with interesting little surprises. Sometimes good, sometimes not. And in the case of the Android 2.3.3 update to the Nexus S, it appears to be the latter. Users in the Android Central Forums and Google Mobile Forum are noticing that their Nexus S screens appearing...

Google removes Facebook contact syncing on Nexus S, leaves it as is on Nexus One

If you were a recipient of the Android 2.3.3 OTA that went out to the Nexus S, or went ahead and did it manually, you may have noticed that Facebook contact syncing is suddenly missing. That's because Google has purposely removed the feature from the Nexus S and all future "googlephones" because...

AT&T Nexus S may have been tipped in change to Android code

An AT&T-3G version of the Samsung Nexus S has been rumored for a while now, but while poking around at Google's Android Open Source Project git repository I noticed one of the changes made for 2.3.3 centered around the requirement for a new radio -- and it differentiates between T-Mobile and AT...

Android 2.3 is reserved for the Nexus S; Android 2.4 also is Gingerbread

One of our favorite drinking games is "Guess the OS version." Someone plops down a phone in front of the "Roach" (the person who's guessing), and they have to, well, guess. When someone throws a Nokia phone into the mix, well, it's gonna be a long night. And it's starting to get to be that way with...

Nexus S coming to Vodafone worldwide in black and white

 Vodafone has announced that it'll soon be selling the Nexus S on contract in 24 countries. The carrier will be offering the Nexus S in the original black, as well as the previously rumored white.Vodafone was one of Google's main carrier partners for the Nexus One, and the recent announcement will...

Nexus S 'coming to Vodafone Germany'

 The Samsung Nexus S will be coming to Vodafone Germany. Sourcing a Vodafone preview site, German blog Mobiflip also confirms that the German Nexus S will retain the same Super AMOLED display found in North American and British versions of the phone. This was previously rumored by other German...

Fix for Nexus S rebooting coming 'within one to two weeks,' Googler says

You know that rebooting problem that's been plaguing the Samsung Nexus S since its launch? Sounds like Google's just about got it nipped in the bud, and a fix should ship in the next week or two. Googler Ry Guy posts as such in Google support forums:The initial results of our tests look very...

Samsung Nexus S coming soon with AT&T 3G compatibility?

 We've heard this plenty of times before. Heck, even Dave Dobbin, CEO of Mobilicity said it was going to happen at some point but now, we've got more evidence of it actually coming to reality. According to some documentation found over at the Bluetooth SIG, it appears the Samsung GT-i9020A has...

White Nexus S seen again, now rumored to hit Vodafone at some point

Welp, there's proof that a white-backed Samsung Nexus S is more than just a pretty render. The Next Web was sent this pic that reportedly is of a phone headed to Vodafone in the UK, and possibly the rest of Europe. Gotta say, we're digging the color and texture. Now if only it could fix that nasty...

White Nexus S pictured, 'coming to Germany'

 German tech site BestBoyz has obtained pictures of what seems to be a white (or at least partly white) version of the Nexus S. The new model, which the site's sources claim will be coming to Germany, features the same black front as the Nexus S models currently shipping elsewhere, but with a white...

Android 2.3.2 update for the Nexus S rolling out

The Nexus One isn't the only phone getting an OTA today, the Android 2.3.2 update has started rolling out to the Nexus S as well.  It's small ( only about 600 kb or so) and while we're not 100 percent sure, it looks like these updates are to address the SMS bug.We haven't been blessed by Google...

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