Galaxy Nexus

Last updated: Oct 19th, 2011.

The Galaxy Nexus is the third official phone contracted by Google and the first phone to come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. Specs include a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 16/32GB of internal storage, a 4.65 inch 720p HD Super AMOLED display, a 5 megapixel camera with 1080p HD video recording, a 1.3 megapixel camera and a lot more.

The phone features NFC-based sharing with a feature called Androdid Beam, face-recognition unlocking, advanced battery and data monitoring options and a lot more that is possible with the advent of Android 4.0.

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5 mobile moments that rocked my Android world

Since 2010, I’ve written over 6,500 posts covering it all. That number astonishes me because I can’t recall doing that much work. As they say, it’s not work if you love what you are doing. So today is bittersweet. Today I am moving on from writing for Phandroid.
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SMS exploit can remotely reboot Nexus handsets

An SMS vulnerability could be exploited to perform denial-of-service type attacks on Nexus devices, taking a users phone offline. Google was alerted of the issue, but why haven’t they fixed the problem?
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Latest factory images posted for Sprint and Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus

For those that like to live life on the edge, it’s always good to have a backup plan. In the case of Android users, that comes in the form of an official factory image, which can be flashed to restore a phone to its original state should anything go awry. Considering the Nexus line of …
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Verizon Galaxy Nexus Android 4.2.2 update starts today

Owners of Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus on Verizon, rejoice! The carrier has just announced that the rollout of the highly anticipated update to the latest version of Jelly Bean, Android 4.2.2, is starting today. The new software will be pushed over the air and features a revamped camera including new photosphere capabilities. Also included in the …
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Android 4.2.2 leaks for Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus

Often the red-headed stepchild of the Nexus world (no offense to red-headed stepchildren), the Verizon edition of the Samsung-made Galaxy Nexus has often come up with the short end of the stick when it comes to Android updates. While other versions of the Galaxy Nexus have been treated to the latest Android software almost instantly, …
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Verizon readying new update for Galaxy Nexus, could it be Android 4.2?

  Verizon’s Twitter support handle dropped some interesting news in a response to one curious customer. Apparently a new update is almost ready for deployment by Samsung, but there is little to tell us what we might expect. The wishful thinkers among us will hope for a build of Android 4.2 or higher, bringing the …
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Ubuntu Touch developer preview now available for download and installation

A couple days removed from offering a first look at Ubunutu Touch for tablets, Canonical has launched a developer preview of the new mobile OS. Designed to play nice with Android development phones, the linux-based Ubuntu Touch features support for the Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 4, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10. But if you are thinking …