The Nexus line is Google's Android champion, the annual display of Android in its purest form. As we get closer to this year's refresh, rumors are beginning to flesh out what the Nexus 6 is going to look like. Here's what you can expect from the next great Android phone.
On the surface of Earth, smartphones play a big part in our every day life. As it turns out, there's a lot they can do in orbit as well. That's why NASA has been developing tiny satellites that have Android phones for brains.
The new version of Android, Jelly Bean, was to be officially rolled by a carrier for the first time this week in Australia. Sadly, Vodafone couldn't see it through, because the new OS failed to meet regulations related to emergency calls.
Best Buy had a six-foot Nexus S on display that caught the eye of a customer waiting for his phone to be repaired. Instead of merely exploring the giant phone, he decided to go one step further and root it.
Samsung, Google, and Sprint are all trying to figure out why some users' Nexus S phones are nuking pictures without any explanation, Computerworld reports. It's a toughie, because there doesn't seem to be any common cause behind the deletions.
Andy Rubin, Google's chief Android asked about future Nexus devices at a Google IO press conference:
The Nexus S 4G on Sprint is a self-explanatory little phone: It's the same Nexus S—Android 2.3, contour display, NFC powers—but with the added goodness of Sprint's 4G WiMax network.
According to Bloomberg, Google's gonna get this NFC thing on and poppin' by funding the installation of thousands of NFC-ready cash registers at various retail locations around New York City and San Francisco. Google, whose Nexus S is one of the first NFC-ready handsets stateside, is backing a payment system developed…
The technilogically-savvy bunch over at the XDA Developers forums have uncovered and made available the Android Gingerbread 2.3.3 update for Nexus One and Nexus S phones. That means if you have either of those devices, you don't have to wait for the OTA update to kick in. Thanks guys! [XDA Developers via Brief Mobile…
It's not easy being an Android. Sure, you're cute enough as a logo, but it's still the phones that get most of the attention. Until this little guy took matters into his own hands, and into outer space.
Over on the official Google Blog, Jonathan Rosenberg, Senior VP of Product Management, just shared some of his "favorite tips and apps for Nexus S." And you've gotta figure that his favorite tips and tricks are probably worth checking out.
The funny thing about Android is that a new "best" phone comes out every few months. Fortunately, current Android owners don't have to be terribly envious of the Nexus S, even if it is, yes, the best Android phone now.