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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
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Android Guy Weekly: NFC and Spare Batteries, How Does it Work?

With the NFC-enabled Google Wallet app arriving on more devices, more phones coming with NFC, and batteries not getting any bigger, is is safe to upgrade your battery? Given the fact that batteries in these phones have a message on them that…

By Joe Levi April 30, 2012, 1:35 pm
Android

DIY Soft-Touch Rubberized Nexus S Backing

The backing that comes on the Nexus S is a bit slippery, and certainly prone to nasty fingerprints. An industrious user at XDA has transformed his Nexus S backing from slippery to secure with PlastiDip spray paint. He outlined how he did it: I…

By Brandon Miniman December 22, 2010, 8:13 am
Android

How to OEM Unlock & Root the Nexus S (Updated)

You waited and waited and finally got a Nexus S. Given the history of other phones you figured it would be a week or so before you could unlock the Nexus S, and another week before you could root it. Wrong on both counts! The phone was released…

By Joe Levi December 16, 2010, 5:23 pm
Android

Google Nexus S Live Wallpaper Ripped, Released for All

Ripped goodies keep appearing from the Android 2.3 Gingerbread SDK and now the Gingerbread-powered Google Nexus S, with XDA member dapoharoun posting the only new live wallpaper included with this build. As the image suggests, the so-called "Nexus"…

By Evan Blass December 15, 2010, 9:39 am
Android

What is the Contour Display on the Nexus S?

On of the main selling points of the Nexus S is its "Contour" display. Google and Samsung claims that the Nexus S is the first device to have such a display, and they're right: think back to any phone you've ever owned and you'll recall that the…

By Brandon Miniman December 6, 2010, 3:22 pm

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