REVIEW: Google Nexus S Smartphone (850/1900 Version)

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The original Google Nexus One was a statement phone. It was meant to be the Google Phone, getting first dibs on any Android updates and providing users with a pure “vanilla” experience. No carrier branding, no custom skins. The Nexus S is the second generation of that idea and now it’s available for a few more people. That’s because they’ve got the tri-band HSPA (850/1900/2100) version in the wild.

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Samsung Nexus S 4G Offers Pure Google Experience to Sprint

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The official Google phone is now rocking some 4G connectivity… depending on your exact definition of what it means to have 4G. The Google Nexus S has been available since December of last year, but the American version only played friendly with T-Mobile’s bands. That’s changed, since Sprint has picked up its own version in the form of the Samsung Nexus S 4G.

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Google Android Now Supports Adobe Flash 10.2

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Just about every manufacturer came out with an Android device at CES, they would quickly point out that their product offering could support Flash 10.1. Naturally, this is a direct pot shot at Apple and it seems that Google is stepping up its flashiness once more with support for Flash 10.2.

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Samsung Galaxy Player in Four and Five-Inch Flavors for US Market

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Considering how much we use our smartphones these days, I’m totally less inclined to get a standalone media player. Then again, something like the iPod touch really is just an iPhone without the phone part. The Samsung Galaxy Player is much the same and it’s almost ready for market.

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Play Destined For Verizon And Rogers

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We were all thumbs over the possibility of a PlayStation Phone for a very long time. We had the teaser stuff during the Super Bowl, but now Sony Ericsson has officially come forward with an official announcement for the Xperia Play.

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Sony Ericsson Introduces Xperia neo And Xperia pro

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Yes, the lower case part of the name is the official name. Sony Ericsson wants to be all hip and cool like that, not unlike a certain iCompany. In addition to the Xperia Play (PSPhone), SE also showed off at least two other entrants to the Xperia family at Mobile World Congress.

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Sony Ericsson sticking with Android smartphones for now

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XPERIA X10. XPERIA Arc. XPERIA Play. It doesn’t take a rocket scientist to figure out that Sony Ericsson is very much cozying up with Google Android, but now the company has made it official. I wouldn’t go so far as to say SE is putting a ring on it, but they are sounding pretty committed.

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Verizon’s Samsung Fascinate getting Froyo before year’s end?

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There aren’t too many days left in 2010, but Verizon subscribers may be getting a tasty little treat before they see Snooki drop in a ball in Times Square. If you happen to have a Samsung Fascinate, you could be getting the Android 2.2 Froyo update in the next few days.

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28 cool Android 2.3 Gingerbread tips and tricks

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Google is really serious about baking, so much so they’ve gone and released some tips for Gingerbread users. You’ll definitely wan’t to use your fresh Nexus S or other Android 2.3 handset to its fullest potential, so who better to get you on the right track than Jonathan Rosenberg, Senior Vice President of Product Management at Google.

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What you need to know about Thursday’s Google Nexus S launch

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Are you ready to upgrade from your Nexus One into the brand spanking new Google Nexus S? Are you completely stoked about Android 2.3 Gingerbread and can’t wait to bite into that delicious fresh take on the Google’s mobile OS? Well, then you’ll need to read this primer on the Nexus S launch before you waltz into your local store on Thursday.

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New ROMs give most Android phones a taste of Gingerbread

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Google Android 2.3 Gingerbread is not yet officially available for devices, but a few ROMs have made their way onto the Internet to give you a sneak preview. You’ll need to have a rooted phone, but these ROMs quite literally give your Android phone a “taste” of the Gingerbread yet to come.

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