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Nexus Prime Chassis Specs Reported, Support Page up at Samsung

Nexus Prime Chassis Specs Reported, Support Page up at Samsung

It appears that rumors and confirmations are coming on the daily here on the upcoming Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich device known thus far as the Nexus Prime. We've heard it called the Nexus Prime, the DROID Prime, codename GT-I9250, and today a new name: Samsung Galaxy Nexus. This comes from a tipster that's also revealed the fact that Samsung now has a support page up for the soon to be live device, though this support page is nothing if not incomplete to say the least, showing only the device code and a bunch of placeholder links on all sides. The real juicy bits come from a tipster who notes that this new device is likely to be 8.8mm thin with a full metal chassis.

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Nexus Prime Confirmed via Leaked Code from Samsung

Nexus Prime Confirmed via Leaked Code from Samsung

It's time to get your conspiracy hats on, ladies and gentlemen, because the next big hero phone from Google is right around the corner, the name once again being confirmed today by none other than Samsung. This device has been said to be the first device to be coming out with Android's next generation "Ice Cream Sandwich", a single operating system to combine the abilities of smartphone and tablet-based Android versions of the past. What we've got today is a quick look at a Samsung-hosted webpage whose title and code appears to guarantee both the name and a couple of innocuous specs from the future device.

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Samsung Nexus Prime confirmed by legal team

Samsung Nexus Prime confirmed by legal team

Samsung's legal team may have inadvertently confirmed rumors that the company is indeed working on the next Google phone dubbed the Nexus Prime. Rumors that the Nexus Prime would be the first handset to sport Android Ice Cream Sandwich emerged back in June. In an attempt to squash another rumor, the Samsung legal team issued a cease and desist letter that has the Nexus Prime literally written all over it.

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Samsung Nexus Prime to land in October packing Ice Cream Sandwich according to rumor

Samsung Nexus Prime to land in October packing Ice Cream Sandwich according to rumor

One of the things that have kept some of the most popular smartphones out of the hands of users wanting to buy them historically has been low production rates for the screens the phones rely on. Samsung is finally back on track with one of the nicest screens in the smartphone market, its Super AMOLED 720p resolution display. There are new reports trickling in that claim this will be the screen that lands on the Samsung Nexus Prime smartphone.

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Amazon Prime Instant Video updated for Android Tablets

Amazon Prime Instant Video updated for Android Tablets

Support for Android Tablets on Amazon Prime Instant Video is finally here. Believe it or not, this app has been out for months without support for Android tablets, working instead on Amazon's own Fire Tablets, Fire Phone, Android phones, and iOS - for iPhone and iPad, of course. Now the app is here for devices like the Nexus 9, Nexus 7, and whatever other Android tablet you might have in your possession. That's official, now, not just pirated. Support, real support, and correctly-sized controls.

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Blame Apple for the Nexus 6’s missing fingerprint sensor

Blame Apple for the Nexus 6’s missing fingerprint sensor

Apple may get blamed by many for trampling on innovation, but it turns out the company - or at least its rapacious supply chain - was to blame for the Nexus 6's cute-but-dumb dimple. The branded divot beneath the current Android flagship's camera may act as a handy place to rest your finger, but it was meant to be a far more useful location for a fingerprint sensor, according to former Motorola chief exec Dennis Woodside. Now at Dropbox, Woodside confirmed in an interview recently what many had suspected since the Nexus 6 was first unveiled.

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Nexus Player Review – Android TV’s awkward debut

Nexus Player Review – Android TV’s awkward debut

The living room has proved to be a challenge for Google. The company which has been so successful in dominating so many of the screens we interact with on a daily basis - our computers, phones, and tablets - has perversely struggled for that most traditional of displays, the humble TV. Google TV was flabby and confusing; the axe fell on the Nexus Q before it even went on sale. Only the Chromecast has had any measure of success, and yet just when we thought Google might have a strategy, along comes a different platform again, Android TV. Running first on the Nexus Player, but set to spread to smart TVs from numerous manufacturers, it’s Google’s fourth lounge reboot, but is it really necessary?

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