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February 6, 2010, 4:05 am — By

A couple of days ago, Google announced the release of a software update for its 1GHz Nexus One smartphone. The update brings, among others, multitouch support in the web browser, photo gallery and Google Maps, plus Goggles support. You can see the multitouch pinch zooming getting demoed in the video below: Many criticized...

January 12, 2010, 8:49 am — By

We wanted to see Android 2.1 on our Droid Eris units, but instead we got what probably is the most useless update ever: a tiny piece of software that fixes one single bug. We’re talking about the ROM version 1.17.605.1 update, available through the over-the-air update mechanism. This new ROM fixes an intermittent...

January 6, 2010, 1:44 pm — By

Just hours after finding out that Rogers will be the first NA carrier to sell the XPERIA X10 smartphone, here’s another piece of info related to the Canadian carrier: they’ll be updating HTC Magic to Android 2.1. Meanwhile, the good old Dream G1 stays at the 1.5 version. HTC Magic will be getting the Sense...

January 6, 2010, 9:47 am — By

While Google unveiled its very first phone yesterday, the Nexus One is not yet ready to reach European shores… or is it? French site Le Point claims that the handset will reach France in Q1 2010, unlocked and with a price tag of EUR 450. The Snapdragon CPU-based Android 2.1 device will also be available with a contract,...

December 22, 2009, 5:25 am — By

Samsung’s Symbian-based Omnia HD (I8910 HD) is bound to get an update soon, providing it with support for kinetic scrolling. The info about this firmware update comes from Samsung’s official Facebook fan page and it turns out that Samsung Moment will also get its very own update. Omnia HD’s update will...

December 18, 2009, 10:38 am — By

It’s been an exciting week for the Google Phone lovers: we’ve found out that it’ll be dubbed the Nexus One, the FCC approved it and we saw dozens of photos of the device and its interface. Hackers have been messing with the code of the OS that the Nexus One runs, porting it to other devices, since it’s...

December 16, 2009, 7:44 am — By

Since we’ve just seen Android 2.1 in action on the very first Google Phone, aka the Nexus One, it was only a matter of time till developers pulled a ROM from the hat and emulated it on other devices. For now, this is the case of Moto Droid, running Android 2.1 as you can see for yourself in the pics below. The rip...

December 15, 2009, 10:34 am — By

Remember the Google Phone aka Nexus One, we’ve seen pictured over the past days? Now it turns out that the FCC approved it as model number PB99100, built by HTC. This Android 2.1 is confirmed to pack a microSD card slot, support for 802.11 b/g WiFi and Bluetooth 2.1+EDR. Also, we learn that the device supports quad...

December 14, 2009, 5:15 am — By

Yes, the Google Phone has a name and that’s Nexus One, as we’ve found out hours ago via TechCrunch, that also leaked a bunch of pictures of the device courtesy of Engadget and some bloggers. Now, the same Engadget shows us a new batch of images portraying the smartphone. Turns out that the device will run Android...

December 13, 2009, 1:18 pm — By

We’ve just found out that Google’s Phone that was recently confirmed officially will be called  Nexus One and just a minute afterwards, TechCrunch went out and published the first live picture of the device. Here it is: Google will bypass all mobile carriers, selling the handset unlocked and, as usual, the...