Nexus One


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.

By Joe Levi October 30, 2015, 5:54 pm

Build a Lego Desktop Dock for Your Smartphone

About a year ago I showed you the Google Nexus One Desktop Dock, and although it wasn't perfect, it did it's job simply and elegantly. Unfortunately it's only compatible with the Nexus One. Desktop docks for other smartphones have the same problem:…

By Joe Levi April 22, 2011, 5:52 pm

What Was the Best Smartphone of 2010?

This is what we wait all year for, friends: the chance to pick the single best phone in all of 2010. Sure, we could break it up by category, by platform, by carrier, by something , but we'd rather pit the Droids against the iPhones against the…

By Evan Blass December 31, 2010, 3:07 pm

Video: Chrome to Phone for Android 2.2 (Froyo)

One of the promises of Froyo was that you could install a little browser extension that would magically beam website URLs directly to your phone without you having to email them to yourself. This is a super useful feature and can save a lot of time…

By Brandon Miniman May 24, 2010, 3:00 pm

Video: Flashing Froyo onto Your Nexus One

Android 2.2, codename "Froyo", was announced during the Day 2 Keynote of Google IO 2010, and was shown running on the Nexus One. Nexus One users running Android 2.1 were told to expect the Froyo update as an OTA (over-the-air) update "in the coming…

By Joe Levi May 22, 2010, 7:04 pm

Retro Boot Animation for Your Android

Today I thought we'd take a break from "useful" tips that help make your life easier, and go with a neat little hack that will make your Nexus One, Droid, Liquid, or Milestone just a bit cooler than your friend's Android. What does it do? It…

By Joe Levi May 3, 2010, 2:48 pm

Pros and Cons of Location Awareness in Android

One of the biggest advantages of Android over other mobile operating systems is the momentum that Google is adding to the platform, with OS updates, pushing the hardware envelope, and with quality apps. Google has always been about advertising, and…

By Joe Levi March 19, 2010, 12:17 pm

Nexus One Wallpapers and Ringtones

For those of you who do not own a Google Nexus One but like the look of the wallpapers or want your phone to ring differently than the other Windows Phones, you can now use the goodies from the Nexus One to spice up your Windows Phone. There's a…

By Anton D. Nagy March 15, 2010, 4:57 am

How To Make A Free Capacitive Stylus

About a week ago I bought a new hard drive and while installing it today I discovered that the antistatic protective film that had covered the hard drive was messing up my HTC HD2's touch screen. The light bulb switched on and I had an idea. In this…

By Daniel Webster February 24, 2010, 9:26 pm

Video: Capacitive Stylus for HD2/Nexus One/iPhone

Any old stylus won't work on a device with a capacitive touchscreen as found on the HTC HD2, Nexus One, or iPhone. Instead, you need a special capacitive stylus such as one directly from HTC (for about $25). Or, if you want to save some cash, you…

By Brandon Miniman January 20, 2010, 8:04 am


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