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HTC: Samsung uses key component supply as a competitive weapon

There’s still some bad blood between HTC and Samsung dating back to 2010 when Samsung pulled their AMOLED displays from the Nexus One and HTC Desire.

On to the next One: HTC’s new direction

High Tech Computer Corporation, or HTC as we all know it, has been a pioneer in many aspects of the technology world. The majority of people do not even know its name, or what it stands for, and even less know that they made the Palm Treo, a vast range of Windows Mobile devices like […]

Nexus One revived for NASA’s PhoneSat program, will take pictures in space [VIDEO]

So you thought the Nexus One was dead? The original Nexus phone will never die! Or, so says NASA, anyway. If you don’t remember, NASA chose the Nexus One to be the world’s first smartphone in space to be used as a nano satellite. It has actually been a few years in the making, as […]

Google Nexus-powered Strand-1 satellite ready for lift off

While many scramble to find the latest Nexus device in stock for purchase, the first Google phone is part of a much bigger agenda. The Nexus One is ready for lift off after being bolted to the side of the 30cm “cubesat” Strand-1, which has been in development for almost two years. Not only will […]

NASA Preparing Mini-Satellites To Send Into Space Powered By The Nexus One and Nexus S

The boys at NASA have been making headlines after hitting the sand dunes of Mars with their mini go-cart, Curiousity, and it looks like they have a few more surprises in store. A team from NASA’s Ames Research Center has been hard at work developing miniature satellites — called a “PhoneSat” — powered by, none […]

The Evolution of Nexus: A look at all Google Nexus devices to date

It all started as a little experiment. A couple months after Motorola, Verizon, and Google launched the first Motorola Droid as the exclusive launch device of Android 2.0 Eclair, Google introduced the Nexus One in January of 2012. Manufactured by HTC, the phone would not only act as the first device to run Android 2.1, […]

Nexus Devices, Original XOOM Escape the Grips of Carrier IQ

Want another reason to make the Samsung Galaxy Nexus your next device? How about a lack of creepy tracking software watching your every move? The latest report in the ongoing Carrier IQ fiasco claims that due to heavier involvement from Google, the Nexus line of phones has foregone the inclusion of the controversial software. The […]

The Evolution of Nexus – What It Was, What It Is, Why It’s Here and Where It’s Going

So last week’s big announcements have all been wrapped up and we have the next edition of the Nexus phone on our hands – the Galaxy Nexus by Samsung. We’ve gotten a dual-core processor, Android 4.0 Ice Scream Sandwich, a 720p HD display and a lot more. But let’s take some time to see just […]

Google: Nexus One is Too Old for Ice Cream

Those of you wondering whether or not the original Nexus phone would be getting Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich can rest not-so-easy with the answer Google’s Hugo Barra reportedly given The Telegraph. The Nexus One is apparently too old to receive the upgrade. We’d imagine the CPU and GPU alongside limited internal memory are Google’s […]

Android 4.0 SDK Ported to Nexus One, Doesn’t Perform Terribly Bad [Video]

One drl337md from YouTube coyly posted a video showing off a Nexus One running Android 4.0. It’s an SDK port, and as such things likely aren’t all where they need to be. Despite that fact, and despite the fact that the Nexus One is considered outdated up against today’s high-end phones, the results didn’t seem […]

Nexus One Units Begin Receiving Android 2.3.6

Google has issued the Android 2.3.6 update to Nexus One handsets. If you don’t remember, this update solved an issue that predominately affected Nexus S users – the Voice Search application would activate intermittently and randomly on its own. Unfortunately, we’re hearing that this update somehow breaks pinch-to-zoom in the default Gallery application, something Google […]

Hey Google, Why No Nexus Love for Verizon?

When Motorola, Google, and Verizon teamed up for the launch of the original Droid smartphone during the holiday season of 2009, the course of Android was forever changed. The phone shipped with top-of-the-line specs for its day and featured a stock build of Android 2.0 Eclair. Its life as the first and only device with […]

STRaND Sending a Nexus One into Space, Wants to Take Your App Along for the Ride

The University of Surrey and Surrey Satellite Technology Ltd. are back at it again, sending their Surrey Training Research and Nanosatellite Demonstrator (STRaND) into space with a Nexus One in tow. The STRaND-1 is what is known as a three-unit CubeSat, a satellite measuring only 34cm x 10cm x 10cm and weighing no more than […]

Don’t Miss Deal: Unlocked Nexus One for $270 at DailySteals

Sure, the Nexus S is making the aging Nexus One look like a real geezer, but the device is still sparkling in the eyes of Google. If you want a great deal on a handset that still ranks at the top of the food chain in terms of Android updates and developer support, you just […]

Nexus One Gets Android 2.3.4 (And So Can Your Nexus S)

Nexus One owners are reporting that Android 2.3.4 – the Gingerbread version which reportedly brings voice chat to GTalk – has begun rolling out as an OTA update. Unfortunately the Nexus One doesn’t have a front facing camera so the rumored release of video chat through Google is absent. Nonetheless an upgrade with bug fixes […]