GALAXY Nexus

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Teardown reveals glass and display fused, low soldering

Samsung Galaxy Nexus Teardown reveals glass and display fused, low soldering

With the USA release of the Galaxy Nexus on the horizon and many folks on the outside of the states with the international edition in their hands already, we've only to cry in a corner until Verizon lets loose the device - but until then, we can dream with things like this iFixit teardown released today. What the folks over at the teardown palace have revealed is that not only is the Galaxy Nexus right in the middle of the pack when it comes to repairability, it's basically as simple on the inside as it is on the out. Not just one whole heck of a lot of surprises are contained within, but some pointers on how well you should treat the device do reveal themselves.

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Verizon Galaxy Nexus pre-orders open tomorrow, no proof necessary

Verizon Galaxy Nexus pre-orders open tomorrow, no proof necessary

There's a few claims being written up today on the Galaxy Nexus as it'll be dropping on Verizon, each of them pointing in the direction of a pre-order date starting tomorrow, the 29th of November, 2011. What we're hearing is that there's this fellow by the name of Mike Peak who has been the only person in the world who's been able to contact Verizon and get a solid date out of them as far as when the magical Ice Cream Sandwich device will be available for purchase complete with LTE connectivity. The date is tomorrow, says the supposed Verizon customer assistant on the other end of the phone, and the event is a start for pre-release orders.

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Galaxy Nexus volume bug fix released

Galaxy Nexus volume bug fix released

Samsung and Google may not have released their fix for the Galaxy Nexus volume flaw yet, but that hasn't stopped the Android modding community from addressing the problem itself. A patch said to be the official release to address the problem - which sees volume fluctuate when the 2G 900MHz band is used - has been released by MoDaCo, ahead of Samsung's own schedule which is believed to have temporarily stopped shipments.

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Verizon LTE Galaxy Nexus price tipped via ad

Verizon LTE Galaxy Nexus price tipped via ad

We have no idea if this ad is legit or not, but this is the price that we were hoping for. The Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone has been price tipped via an ad. Apparently, the ad you see in the photo below is some sort of flash ad that is running somewhere. I've got most ads blocked so that may be the reason I haven't seen it.

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Fixed Galaxy Nexus ready “next week” claims retailer

Fixed Galaxy Nexus ready “next week” claims retailer

Samsung could have new Galaxy Nexus stock - free of the volume fault - ready as early as next week, but is apparently freezing shipments in some locations until the updated phones have been prepared. Having confirmed it was working on a fix yesterday, Samsung has subsequently told Irish resellers that it will be bringing new, fixed stock in next week, one pre-order customer tells us.

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Droid 4 may launch on December 8th alongside Galaxy Nexus

Droid 4 may launch on December 8th alongside Galaxy Nexus

Verizon, could it really be? According to a leaked screenshot from the carrier's inventory system, December 8th may not only be the rumored release date of Samsung's highly anticipated Galaxy Nexus, but also the potential launch date for Motorola's Droid 4. Well, the 8th may become the most popular launch party date of the month after all, for all of you potential owners out there. December is certainly gearing up to be an exciting month for smartphone releases on the Android platform.

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Samsung confirms Nexus volume fix but freezes shipments

Samsung confirms Nexus volume fix but freezes shipments

Samsung UK has joined Google in promising a software fix for the volume bug in the Galaxy Nexus, suggesting that the company "will update devices as soon as possible"; however, more retailers have apparently reacted to the issue by freezing shipments of the ICS smartphone. Samsung took to Twitter to confirm its awareness of the volume issue, indicating that software tweaks would address the randomly fluctuating in-call audio experienced by some Galaxy Nexus Owners.

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Galaxy Nexus volume bug fix in pipeline

Galaxy Nexus volume bug fix in pipeline

The erratic volume bug affecting Galaxy Nexus owners has been acknowledged by Google, with the company promising that a fix has been developed and should be released soon. Some users had complained that the volume on the Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone would mute or fluctuate, apparently at random; the search giant told AndroidPolice that it was "aware of the volume issue" and planned a firmware update soon to address it.

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