SAMSUNG NEXUS S Posts on XDA

Nexus One “Too Old” for ICS? Get Real! AOSP-Based Builds Arrive for Various Devices!

Google's Mobile Product Manager Hugo Barra recently stated that the company had no plans to update the Nexus One to Ice Cream Sandwich, citing that the handset was simply too old to run the newer operating system. Many users felt unnecessarily abandoned, believing that a former flagship device under 2 years old could hardly be...

ICS Port Surfaces For The Nexus S

Just as we said a few days ago when the ICS SDK and sources surfaced across the web, it was simply a matter of time before we started seeing devices with ports all across the web. The first one that apparently showed up during this past weekend was the port for the Nexus One. Now,...

Android 2.3.7 Hits The Streets!

Well, it seems that the people/team behind Gingerbread really do not want to see this fantastic version of Android to be left behind and forgotten. Because of this, they decided to start rolling out what is likely to be one of the last updates to Gingerbread, Android 2.3.7. Several devices received OTAs being pushed in...

BREAKING: Ice Cream Sandwich Leaked on Nexus S?

Update: Evidence has surfaced that implies that this is indeed Ice Cream Sandwich. This is (most likely a) fake. Leaks are always too coincidental. Apple lost an iPhone prototype in a bar, twice, and we sure as heck didn't believe it was real the first time. The idea of someone lucky enough to purchase a Nexus...

Want to De-Brand Your Nexus S?

We have seen our share of great and almost unbelievable mods for our devices here at XDA. Modding the cases is always a fun thing to do, but not everyone is comfortable with sanding a $400 piece of technology, no matter how tempting the end result may be. Well, if you have a Nexus S...

Unbrick Your Hummingbird-Powered Device by Creating Your Own Bootloader

How would you like to create your own bootloader? Sounds a bit daunting, no? Aside from the inherent "cool factor," having this ability could get your device out of some tough spots that would otherwise require the use of JTAG. Thanks to the work of a team lead by XDA Recognized Developer Rebellos, this is now possible for...

Breaking – Android 2.4/4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich First Shots Leaked

Thanks to a tip from XDA member jjsoviet we can bring you what has been circulating around some mobile sites regarding the leaked pictures of the upcoming and most anticipated Android 2.4/4.0, code name Ice Cream Sandwich. We can see from the pictures leaked that blue will be all around the re designed UI. Some...

Skype 2.0 With Video Support Ready for download

XDA member aoprea informed us about Microsoft's new acquisition: Skype. The latest version is now ready for download, supporting video calls. Unfortunately, not all devices are supported. In fact, only a few will be capable of using this: Google Nexus S HTC Desire S Sony Ericsson Xperia neo Sony Ericsson Xperia pro The latest version also features a major UI...

Don’t Like Sprint’s Touch On Your GV? If So, Read On…

Sometimes good things change either for better or worse. There are very split opinions on Google Voice's marriage with Sprint to the tune of "love it or hate it" type of mentality. Surely, being able to keep your minutes intact is a wonderful thing and having everything deal with Google Voice is good and dandy,...

Android 2.3.4 About to Roll Out to Nexus S, Available for Download Now

The release of a new version of the Android operating system brings with it a new base on which to find cutting-edge ROMs for almost all devices. Gingerbread 2.3.4 is the latest to be announced - an incremental update, which will of course first be rolled out over the air to Google's flagship Nexus S...

Nexus S Gets a Desire S Port – And Sense!

It looks like this week has been rather interesting and full of ports. Basically, it looks as if XDA was making a place where all phone are treated as equal, regardless of the UI. XDA member apreichner put this theory into practice by making a port of the Desire S rom for the Samsung Nexus...

Google Nexus S Gains BLN Thanks To Custom Kernel

Feeling a bit upset that your "Pure Google" superphone lacks LED notifications to let you know something's calling for your attention when the screen's off? Luckily, XDA forum members Morfic and Neldar have a solution for you! Thanks to their collective efforts, The Nexus S now supports Backlight Notifications (BLN) through the use of Neldar's...