best Nexus
This was the best Nexus of all time
From the Nexus One to this year’s models, which is the best Nexus of all time? Let’s look at the hits and the misses that have carried the Nexus name.
How to retrofit your smartphone or tablet with Qi wireless charging
How to retrofit your smartphone or tablet with Qi wireless charging (video)
Not all devices support wireless charging. Luckily, if your phone or tablet has a micro-USB port, it’s very easy to retrofit it with Qi wireless charging!
Ubuntu Touch dropping support for majority of Nexus models
Find out which Nexus models are seeing their Ubuntu Touch support dry up.
Android 4.4 ROMS
These devices have Android 4.4 ROMs available
We all want to run the latest operating system, but sometimes they’re so slow to arrive. Here’s a list of Android 4.4 ROMs that may just work on your device
How to Flash KitKat on your Android today
Whether you’ve got a Nexus 4, Galaxy Nexus, or even an original Nexus 7, to run the latest version of Android all you’ve got to go is Flash KitKat!
Ubuntu Mobile
What happened to Ubuntu Touch for Phones?
Ubuntu Mobile was cancelled in 2009 & replaced with Ubuntu Touch. The Ubuntu Edge missed its funding goal in August 2013. Is there hope for an Ubuntu phone?
Flashing and Hands-On with Android 4.2
How-To Flash and Hands-On With Android 4.2 (Video)
Watch how to flash Android 4.2 on your Galaxy Nexus (GSM) or Nexus 7, and see some of the new features in action.
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How to Root Your Galaxy Nexus Without Unlocking the Bootloader (Video)
Learn how you can root your Galaxy Nexus without OEM unlocking it, and without wiping your device.
Here’s What Devices Pocketnow Staff Are Using Right Now
We thought we’d let all of our dear readers know what devices the Pocketnow Editors are carrying at the moment.
When Is A Smartphone Too Light?
A little while back, I posed the question of what makes a smartphone “too thin.” No one wants to carry an oversized brick in his or her pocket (though there’s a recent trend in that direction), and no one wants to be weighed down by that same brick. The pressure to stay slim and trim in the smartphone world is just as intense as it is on the beaches of the real world. Maybe more intense.
With Embedded SIMs, Sprint Misses The Point
If you’ve been following the news surrounding the new HTC One series,…
Android Guy Weekly: NFC and Spare Batteries, How Does it Work?
With the NFC-enabled Google Wallet app arriving on more devices, more phones…
A Week With Light Flow For Android
Last week, I wrote a piece about how notification LEDs on mobile…
Google Wallet Gets In Bed With Carriers (Editorial)
Google Wallet, the app, has had it’s ups and downs. Mostly downs.…
Hardware Hack Enables Full-Speed Charging with Generic Chargers
Have you noticed how your Samsung smartphone charges faster if you are…
Personalizing Your Galaxy Nexus With Custom Boot Animations
Have you unlocked your Galaxy Nexus and installed CWM Recovery? Would you…
Google Wallet: Secure element not responding
Google Wallet’s Secure Element Not Responding Error Explained
Google Wallet is an app that lets you use your NFC-enable Android-powered…
How to Force Increase Android’s Screen Resolution (Video)
As we see a new crop of super high-resolution Android phones arrive…
How Well Does Ice Cream Sandwich Face Unlock Work?
If you stayed-up late to watch the streaming coverage of Samsung’s Galaxy…
Will Ice Cream Sandwich Run on Older Phones?
With yesterday’s announcement of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, one of the…
What Can You Do With a Barometer on a Smartphone?
At last night’s Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich announcement we were told…