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Google: No Ice Cream Sandwich for Nexus One

Google: No Ice Cream Sandwich for Nexus One

Google's original Nexus One will not get an official upgrade to Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, it has been confirmed, with only the Nexus S getting the latest version of the smartphone platform. While the Nexus S will get updated "within weeks" of Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) going live, Google's Hugo Barra confirmed to the Telegraph, the exec admitted that the Nexus One hardware was simply too old to support the new OS.

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Google Galaxy Nexus apparently detailed by NTT DoCoMo flyer

Google Galaxy Nexus apparently detailed by NTT DoCoMo flyer

NTT DoCoMo hasn't just confirmed that the Google Galaxy Nexus is coming in a few hours time, but apparently the specifications we can expect to see in the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich handset. According to what's apparently a printed flyer distributed by the carrier, gpad.tv reports, he new flagship will indeed have a 4.65-inch Super AMOLED HD display running at 1280 x 720 resolution, and be powered by a 1.2GHz TI OMAP4460 processor.

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Google Wallet adds coupons, rewards, and more retail partners

Google Wallet adds coupons, rewards, and more retail partners

Google Wallet unveiled its first batch of retail partners last week, which included American Eagle Outfitters, The Container Store, Foot Locker, Guess, Jamba Juice, Macy's, OfficeMax, and Toys R Us. And today, the company has even more good news for the select few with the NFC-equipped Nexus S 4G, revealing that those retail partners will also begin offering coupons and rewards points exclusively through Google Wallet.

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Google Nexus Prime renderings appear accurate

Google Nexus Prime renderings appear accurate

It looks like those fabulous 3D illustrators are at it again, this time to bring us a good glimpse at what might well be what the Nexus Prime looks like. It's the fine team of renderers at Ciccarese Design that draw us up a look at what might well be the next hero phone for Google's mobile operating system, this time looking rather similar to two devices: the last Nexus phone, aka the Nexus S from Samsung, and the Samsung Galaxy S II line here in the USA. From what we understand via the ever-expanding rumor library surrounding this device, that combination might not be all that far off from the truth.

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Google MVNO launches in Spain; Euro carrier push tipped [Updated]

Google MVNO launches in Spain; Euro carrier push tipped [Updated]

Google has quietly set up operations as an MVNO (mobile virtual network operator) in Spain, buying bulk network capacity from existing carriers and providing employees with a special Google SIM in order to use it. Intended initially to allow Google to perform Google Voice quality testing when paired with a Nexus S handset, members of Spanish forum ElOtroLado report, the SIMs variously use Movistar, Orange and Vodafone.

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Google Wallet worries: NFC stickers MIA

Google Wallet worries: NFC stickers MIA

Google Wallet may have launched yesterday, but with only one handset, the Nexus S 4G, supported at launch and no mention of the NFC sticker system revealed last May, it's unclear how fast the payments system will spread. Both Google's Wallet site and the official announcement are conspicuously vague on the stickers - which were, it was originally suggested, intended as a workaround for those without the WiMAX Android phone - and there's extra emphasis on the Secure Element system the search giant uses to lock up customers' credit card details.

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Google’s Next Nexus Phone Details Roundup [Mid-Sept 2011, pre-release]

Google’s Next Nexus Phone Details Roundup [Mid-Sept 2011, pre-release]

Each time Google creates a new version of Android, they work with a manufacturer of smartphones or tablets as well as a processor manufacturer to create a hero device to host a completely vanilla (otherwise known as totally nude, clean) version of their software. The most recent examples of this come in the Nexus S, out for sale now on three carriers across the USA working with Google's latest smartphone OS, Android 2.3 Gingerbread. For tablets, there's the Motorola XOOM, available as both a Wi-fi only device and a Verizon-carried device featuring Google's latest tablet-based mobile OS, Android 3.0 Honeycomb. Though the XOOM isn't technically following the naming scheme, each Google Android hero phone is part of the "Nexus" line, the next of these set to feature the Android system to tie handsets and tablets together in one: Ice Cream Sandwich. While we still do not know the Android number (2.4 or 4.0), we have a collection of details on this device that's sure to get you salivating.

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