SAMSUNG NEXUS S Posts on XDA

LagFree Script Brings a Smoother Experience on the Nexus S

Android phones have long been working their way toward offering a lag free experience. Newer devices with dual core processors and full hardware acceleration, partnered with scaled back and streamlined versions of OEM Android skins have all but solved the problem on newer Android devices. However, some of the older models can always use a...

Nexus S Battery Study Part 2

Not long ago, we brought you an in depth study of the battery life of the Nexus S by XDA Senior Member bedalus. It included a very nice spreadsheet that documented battery usage for a variety of things such as benchmark tests and listening to music, and measured---if a little crudely---the actual battery savings from popular features such...

Make your ICS Lockscreen Look Like HC’s on your Nexus S

Lockscreen mods are always a nice way out of the monotonous one that we have to live with on a day to day basis. Because of this, we see that there is a myriad of applications, lockscreen replacement apps, add-ons, and a bunch of other cool things to do with the screen that greets us...

Sense 4.0 Port (HTC Endeavor Based) for the Nexus S

It seems that the leaked Endeavor RUU that appeared a few weeks ago gave birth to several ports and projects across various devices. HTC announced that the new version of Sense was rather slimmed down from previous iterations of the UI and on top of that, it is fully ICS compatible. It is only logical...

In Depth Nexus S Battery Study Brings About Surprising Conclusions

It is a rare feat when someone goes out of their way to truly study their device. It is rarer still when that study warrants relevant information that's beneficial to other users.XDA Senior Member bedalus has performed what amounts to a case study to test battery usage with a variety of kernels and battery features...

AT&T Users Get Access to Google Wallet in the Marketplace, Some Success for T-Mobile Users

XDA forum members have noted that the AT&T Android Marketplace does, in fact, have the Google Wallet app available for download. Previously available only to Verizon users with NFC capable phones, the app is already in high demand. Now AT&T users with NFC capable phones (looking at the Samsung Galaxy S II Skyrocket and Galaxy...

ClockworkMod Touch Recovery For Galaxy Nexus & Nexus S

Koush, a well-known developer, just released the beta of his new Touch Recovery. Finally no more volume up, volume down, power button to control what you want in the dark screens of recovery world. Just boot, tap and flash it!. For now the recovery works only on CDMA and GSM for the Galaxy Nexus, and...

Plethora of Tweaks Released for All Nexus S ICS ROMs

Modifications and tweaks are the spine on the book of the underground Android development community. Without them, a ROM is just a ROM and a kernel is just a kernel. With them, they become unique pieces of one of a kind work that people can truly enjoy.It is in the spirit of sharing that XDA...

DianXin OS; A Unique Android-Based Chinese OS

There is a new ROM that's looking to make that very exclusive "all phones must have it" list. Say hello to DianXin OS, or DX OS as it's being referred to. As XDA Senior Member qtwrk will tell you: i know you guys may think it looks like MIUI , but i asure you it's totally...

New Linux Tool Fixes Your Samsung Nexus S if ICS Bricked it

XDA Recognized Developer AdamOutler has updated the popular Linux Tool, Unbreakable Resurrector. This will take the newest brick woes of Nexus S users and make them a thing of the past. The only catch? You gotta have Linux, and preferably Ubuntu. Thankfully, the ever helpful AdamOutler has provided links to everything you need...

Nexus S Gets Official ICS Upgrade

Many Nexus S owners have already loaded an unofficial AOSP Android 4.0 port onto their device. But starting now, you can get the official Android 4.0.3 Ice Cream Sandwich upgrade for the Nexus S. All you have to do is grab the files from the discussion thread, follow a few steps, and you'll be ready...

Is the Galaxy Nexus Still a “Nexus?”

If you thought that simply because you weren't buying a Verizon-bloated Galaxy Nexus that you would be privy to a true Google Experience, guess again! As first noted by XDA forum member Luxferro, who discovered that his GSM Samsung Galaxy Nexus's build.prop fingerprint didn't quite match up to the expected, not every Galaxy Nexus is a Galaxy...