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Galaxy Nexus LTE shows off its extra bulk

Galaxy Nexus LTE shows off its extra bulk

Google has given us a glimpse of just how extra-chunky adding LTE and a slightly larger battery makes the Galaxy Nexus, adding a 360-degree viewer of the fuller-figured Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone to its product page. Whereas the HSPA+ Galaxy Nexus on sale in the UK since last week is 8.9mm thick, the LTE version expected to hit Verizon on December 8 is 9.47mm thick.

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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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December launch for Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus “confirmed”

December launch for Verizon’s Galaxy Nexus “confirmed”

There's been much weeping and gnashing of teeth over the U.S. launch of Google's Galaxy Nexus, expected to land first in an LTE version for Verizon. According to Business Insider, Verizon has missed the rumored November 28th release date and will launch the phone in December. The 8th is the latest in a long, long line of rumors, but there's still no official word.

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Samsung (Galaxy) Nexus Prime leaked in Best Buy ad, on sale 11/27?

Samsung (Galaxy) Nexus Prime leaked in Best Buy ad, on sale 11/27?

Well then, readers, take a good, close look at this. It appears to be that we have an end-of-the-month Best Buy catalog leaked with the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, um, scratch that, the Samsung Nexus Prime? Wow, what on earth is going on? Seems like Verizon may have made some eleventh-hour changes on the rebranding whiteboard with the Galaxy Nexus, with what looks like a Verizon-exclusive name. And from this point on, the Verizon Galaxy Nexus may very well be officially christened the Nexus Prime.

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Android Ice Cream Sandwich review

Android Ice Cream Sandwich review

Android has come of age. Google's smartphone platform may have already taken the top spot for handset market share, but it arguable did that despite, not because, of the underlying Android user experience. Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, however, promises to change all that: a comprehensive refresh bringing both smartphones and tablets under the same umbrella, and demonstrating that Google can deliver software just as cohesive and compelling as Apple can. Laudable goals, but can the search giant deliver? Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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Galaxy Nexus Review

Galaxy Nexus Review

A new Nexus is a big deal in Android land, and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus has plenty to live up to. As close to an official Googlephone as we ever get, they demonstrate not just how Android's creators think smartphone development should progress, but set the benchmark by which the platform as a whole is compared to rivals like the iPhone. The Galaxy Nexus brings with it Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and some of Samsung's finest hardware: do the two add up to the best smartphone on the market today? Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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Galaxy Nexus Permanent Root accessed, painless process revealed

Galaxy Nexus Permanent Root accessed, painless process revealed

When we talk about gigantic releases of smartphones, the hero phone line for Google's mobile OS Android, otherwise known as Nexus, has its name up there with the iPhone - and now the newest family member, the Galaxy Nexus, has had its heart unlocked with a full permanent root, its body now ready for hacks galore. There are methods for rooting a device (known as jailbreaking on iOS) that are not permanent, going away once the device is restarted, but this is the good kind - this kind sticks. This is the second of two methods that have been revealed thus far to the public by your kind and gentle developer underground, this one much easier than the first, especially for those of you who've never before done such a thing.

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Galaxy S II with Ice Cream Sandwich Alpha Build hands-on

Galaxy S II with Ice Cream Sandwich Alpha Build hands-on

Now that the Galaxy Nexus is out and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich is released to the open source community, we're seeing the first iterations of the system being crafted into specific device-worthy builds - what we've got for you here today is a look at Google's newest mobile OS on none other than the Samsung Galaxy S II from AT&T. What we've got loaded here is a very alpha build, this meaning that essentially none of the pieces of the puzzle that require connections of any kind are able to work, this including the camera, NFC, Bluetooth and internet. Other than that, there is certainly a lot to see, and a speed at which this setup operates that's lovely to behold!

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Flash for Android 4.0 by end of 2011 says Adobe

Flash for Android 4.0 by end of 2011 says Adobe

Adobe will deliver a version of Flash Player mobile for Android 4.0 by the end of the year, the company has confirmed, meaning smartphones like the Galaxy Nexus will be able to play Flash games and animations in the browser. Flash Player's current incompatibility  with Ice Cream Sandwich was spotted shortly after the Galaxy Nexus' launch, with Google only saying that "it expected" Adobe to release an updated version. However, Adobe also confirmed to Pocket-lint that this new version will be its last for the platform.

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Galaxy Nexus lands Dec 8 in Canada says Bell

Galaxy Nexus lands Dec 8 in Canada says Bell

If you are a Canadian fan of the speedy new Android smartphones that happens to like the Bell network a new device is inbound. Bell has announced today that the Galaxy Nexus will be coming to its network on December 8. The Galaxy Nexus is a device that we are very familiar with having been hands on with the smartphone recently and laid down some benchmarks.

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