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Nexus One, you will be missed

Phone Dog writes: "Live wallpapers, trackball notifications, wireless tether, a smarter gallery app, automatic updating of apps from the market, all of these things helped keep the Nexus One as a solid competitor as new devices with the same processing speed emerged. Additionally, the Nexus One's ability to easily load custom ROMs made it a geekworld favorite, even though it voided the phone's warranty to load something else on it. In my eyes, the ability to continue being one of the leading smartphones in terms of hardware and features after being launched over 6 months ago, makes the Nexus One a truly amazing device. Perhaps some other companies will take note of the many smartphone users who favor "vanilla" Android and start producing some devices with at least the option to disable custom UIs and other clutter."

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The History of Nexus Smartphones

Back in the end of 2009, the rumors were all about Google getting into the phone business. Previously Google offered what were called Android Developer Phones, starting with the HTC G1- the beginning of the Android Era. Then came the Original Nexus series starting with the Nexus One- introduced at the beginning of 2010. Nexus Devices are considered as Google's flagship Android products. The history of Android is directly linked with the Nexus series. Each Nexus device was introduced to showcase latest versions of Android. It shows the evolution of Android over the years and how the hardware Android runs on has changed and improved.Also they are the first Android devices to receive updates to the operating system. Let's see the Nexus Smartphone series- starting with the Nexus One to the newly announced Nexus 6.

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TechImperia3261d ago

I know people would disagree but "Nexus 5" has been the best nexus so far in terms of price vs performance ratio.

Devil-X3261d ago

Good reminder that nexus phones weren't always equally cheap as the nexus 4 and nexus 5, so nexus 6 pricing is still pretty much in line with today's flagships such as Xperia Z3 or HTC M8.


Sprint's Nexus website is 'coming soon'

Engadget: Just to throw a little more fuel on the fire, it turns out that directing your browser to takes you to a landing site where you're told that "this page will be ready soon." Certainly sounds more likely than ever that Sprint's preparing to launch its own variant of the Nexus S -- and if our sources are correct, it'll be called the Nexus S 4G, likely with both CDMA and WiMAX on board.

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Nexus One Gets Honeycomb Treatment [gallery]

GYGG: "Android 3.0, also referred to as Honeycomb is a version of Android that was to be specific to Android tablets. However, it seems that the hacking community will never accept “no” as an answer. How have they retaliated this time? They have ported the tablet OS to the Google Nexus One. It may not be the first phone to receive this treatment but it is by far the most monumental."

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michass84598d ago

Nice, hopefully they will fix all issues, with this OS, quick and port it to other devices... Android community never say never :D