Apr 22nd, 2010

Tear downs of the Nexus One revealed components capable of handling FM radio and Wireless N signals (the chip being the Broadcom BCM4329EKUBG to be exact). At least one of these protocols seems to be finding its way to the N1 in a set of updated drivers just released for Google’s handset. Steve Kondik got a hold of the files and they were compiled to bring Wireless N capabilities to his Nexus One. The video below puts the proof in the pudding:

Could this be just one of the updates that will accompany Android 2.2, now rumored to be coming much sooner than later? It definitely is one more piece of evidence to support that Google will be shortly unveiling a brand new update to the Android OS.

[via Android and Me]

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