Dialed In 113: Nexus One gets multi-touch Video
Google's flagship phone is official, Google Glass gets an update, and Motorola's Project Ara is awesome.
Google releases a software update that adds multitouch functionality to the Nexus One. Watch while we pinch and zoom.
Some enterprising hackers have rooted the Barnes and Noble Nook giving them unrestricted access to the underlying Android operating system. Black and white tablet FTW! We also get the exclusive from Jason Howell about the new Google phone known as the Nexus One. And those crazy Scandinavians get to try out LTE first. Good on ya Nordic peeps!
CNET Asia gets a First Look at Samsung's newest Android phone, the Galaxy Nexus. The big-screen, feature-packed phone runs on Google's new Ice Cream Sandwich operating system.
It was a crazy week in cell phone land, what with the Droid Razr and the Galaxy Nexus making their worldwide debut on the same day. And it's not over yet, as Nokia and Microsoft have an announcement of their own coming up this week. Is there such a thing as too much of a good thing? We also talk about the latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich operating system and all the latest reviews.
Jason Howell from TWiT TV joins us live as we get hands on with the Galaxy Nexus. We also take a look at a new nook, and ask what a dude thinks about his girl phone. All of that and more on this week's episode of Android Atlas Weekly for November 2nd 2011.
The $199.99 Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the first Android smartphone to rock Ice Cream Sandwich has finally come to Sprint. It's virtually identical to its Verizon sibling except this handset will eventually connect to Sprint's 4G LTE network and also offers support for the Google Wallet mobile payment app.
Though Google's flagship phone of the season boasts a pure and elegant Android 4.2 Jelly Bean experience, a 1.5GHz quad-core processor, and a vivid 4.7 screen, the unlock model's lack of 4G LTE capabilities is a letdown.
At Google's headquarters in Mountain View, Calif., Google VP of Product Management Mario Queiroz and Android Senior Product Manager Erick Tseng demo the new Google Nexus One smartphone, or as he calls it, "superphone." The new phone is made with HTC hardware and runs Google's Android 2.1 OS. Some of the features include GPS with Google Maps and turn-by-turn navigation, an accelerometer, a virtual keyboard, a light sensor for adjusting the display to save battery power, a proximity sensor, a compass, a 5-megapixel camera with an LED flash, Wi-Fi, a new media gallery interface with access to Picasa and YouTube, Facebook access, and stereo Bluetooth.
Google's Nexus Q is a funky, orb-shaped media hub that lets you stream movies, music, and more from Android devices to your TV and speakers.