SAMSUNG NEXUS S Posts on XDA

NFC Task Launcher Unleashes NFC’s Automation Potential

Ever wish that the seldom, if ever, used NFC chip on your Nexus S got a little bit more action? Luckily XDA Forum Member krohnjw felt the same way and created a new application that lets you use NFC tags to control your mobile device via profiles! NFC Task Launcher will undoubtedly feel very familiar for...

Gingerbread 2.3.3 GRI40 Update.zips Found for Nexus One and Nexus S!

Yes, you read right! Our own XDA Forum member trebor_88 was able to locate the GRI40 from FRG83G update.zip for the Nexus One, while XDA member krohnjw was able to find the GRI40 from GRH78 link for the Nexus S. If you're a developer looking to get cooking, or happen to be a user running a stock...

Statusbar PulldownMod for CyanogenMod 7

With the continual development of Cyanogen Mod, occasionally you may run into outdated mods and morphs. Luckily, XDA member rori~ has continued development on his Statusbar PulldownMod morph and has provided us with an update for use with CM7 . Whether your phone is HDPI or MDPI, you can benefit from this clean and practical notification bar. According to the developer, this morph can be used with all...

Nexus S 1.2GHz Kernel Released

Want to get the most speed out of your Nexus S? XDA member morfic has turned up the frequencies on the Nexus S all the way up to 1.2GHz! This Kernel is for Bionix NS1. There are only some small bugs, but from the OP it seems they are going to be fixed shortly. Changes: Tweaked voltages, should...

CyanogenMod 7: Be Ready for it! Nexus S Alpha Version Already Released

They're almost there: the CyanogenMod developers are working hard on the new Gingerbread-running CyanogenMod 7. On Christmas day, Cyanogen tweeted that CyanogenMod 7 wasn't officially released yet because they hadn't fixed the camcorder yet. On that same day, the camcorder got fixed. CyanogenMod developer and XDA member Koush released an unofficial alpha version, which fixes WiFi...

Semi-Automated Unlock/Root Script for Linux

For the lucky owners of the Samsung Nexus S, XDA forum member BlackOtaku has written a shell script to automate some of the more menial tasks involved with unlocking the Nexus S bootloader and rooting it. The script also guides you through the various tasks involved in the process. Remember that unlocking the bootloader will wipe...

Ext4 Speed Improvement for Nexus S

XDA member supercurio has been working on the Ext4 file system for a little while now, and you may remember that there are results out of that already for the Nexus S with this improved kernel. But what is this about? In essence, the use of a safe mount option would allow the device to...

Rubberized Soft Touch Battery Door For Nexus S

By now, you will no doubt  have seen pictures of the much publicised Samsung Nexus S or perhaps you already own one. If like XDA forum member mhaedo, you're not too keen on the slick back cover, due to being a fingerprint magnet and too slippery, why not try your hand at rubberising the battery door? The forum...

Let the Kernels Roll In – First Optimized Kernel for Nexus S Hits the Streets

Looks like development on the newest device to crawl out of Google labs is getting a lot of attention from our community. XDA member supercurio has released, what he deems as the first optimized voodoo kernel for the Nexus S. It looks like our friends in this section are not taking the time to breath...

Holidays Update: AOSP Gingerbread Ported to Other Phones: Here’s Our Frequently Updated List

With the Nexus S system being dumped and the AOSP being pushed, Gingerbread development has officially started now. Developers now have enough resources to start developing Gingerbread for other Android phones too. XDA member supercurio immediately reaped the fruits of it and released the first custom Gingerbread ROM - for the Galaxy S. This might confuse...

Nexus S Rooted in Only a Few Hours

The Nexus S has only been out for a few hours and already it has been rooted by XDA member Koush. The process is pretty quick and simple to do if you're savvy enough and have rooted a device before or have experience in ADB. It doesn't require much to root it, just a few files...

Microbes LWP From Nexus S Working on Other Devices

It looks like XDA member santiemanuel has managed to extract and make the microbes LWP from the Nexus S rom dump work on the Nexus One. Unlike our earlier article regarding the LWP from the Nexus S, this one is a true dump from the device and not a user created version. According to the...