Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich was open-sourced to Android Open Source Project (AOSP) a few days ago and folks from the Android modding community are had at work to port it over to as-of-yet unsupported devices. The Nexus S, which is certain to get an official update to Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) from Google itself, has already received a AOSP-based ICS custom ROM from the community. The one we’ll be talking about in this post is said to be stable enough for daily use, so if you’ve got a Nexus S available, you should definitely give this a try! Check out the details after jump!
By now, if you are an Android fanatic, then you definitely know what Ice Cream Sandwich is. Luckily for you, Google Nexus S owners, there is a team of developers out there working on getting a port of the new Android OS over to your device. If you're one of the brave, let's get you started on getting this thing set up!
A video showing Google’s Nexus S smartphone running Android Ice Cream Sandwich popped up earlier today. Want to know why it may or may not be fake? We’ve covered that after the jump!
Consumer electronics retailer Best Buy has announced that they will be offering all Google Nexus S models for free in a limited-time offer that will last only for the day of 3rd August i.e. today.
Sources are suggesting that a next-generation iPhone, possibly the long-awaited iPhone 5, is getting a curved glass screen. This comes after Apple has reportedly purchased 200-300 glass cutting machines for use by suppliers, which will be used for production once further testing is completed. Could this mean a radical change in design is coming?
There is some great news for all those on Sprint who opted to go for the all new Google Nexus S 4G. Android 2.3.x Gingerbread CyanogenMod 7.1 Custom ROM in shape of nightly builds is already available for users to flash and enjoy. For those of you who don’t know, CyanogenMod is a custom developed OS for Android phones that frees them from all kind of operator shackles while kicking out any branded bloatware / apps on board. CM builds are mostly out of the box AOSP Android source code with mods and hacks integrated to provide optimum user experience.
We first heard yesterday about the possibility of Google's Android 2.3.4 bringing video calling to the Nexus S, thanks to a tweet from a supposed Samsung employee. Now Google has confirmed that this is indeed the case, and the update will arrive in the 'next few weeks'.
More news out of Microsoft's MIX11 developer conference in Las Vegas, with Microsoft showing off its new IE9 web browsing technology for Windows Phone 7.
Yes you read that right ! Google has confirmed that Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread OTA (Over-The-Air) update for both Google-branded phones: Nexus S and Nexus One is rolling out now. But be patient as the OTA rollout may take a few weeks to complete.
It looks like Google has started rolling out Android 2.3.2 OTA (Over-The-Air) update for Google Nexus S users. The update is officially marked as Android 2.3.2 Build GRH78C and it is just 600KB in size. While we are not sure about the full official change log yet, but what we know is that it has fixed that nasty SMS bug which used to send text messages to wrong contacts.