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Galaxy Nexus: An In-Your-Face Android Phone

Wall Street Journal - 23 Nov, 2011
Thanksgiving is coming, but techies are salivating over something that doesn't involve turkey and stuffing: Ice Cream Sandwichâ€"the operating system of the newest Google phone, the Galaxy Nexus. The Galaxy Nexus from Samsung uses ...

Get the Ice Cream Sandwich keyboard on your Android phone

CNET (blog) - 23 Nov, 2011
Android Ice Cream Sandwich offers up a new keyboard with new features to make typing easier and faster. You may have seen some of the new keyboard features when viewing the Galaxy Nexus video, ...

Galaxy Nexus reportedly suffers from volume glitch

CNET - 23 Nov, 2011
If you've been eagerly awaiting the launch of the Galaxy Nexus smartphone, you may want to take a rain check for now. Over at the XDA Developers forums, users have reported that the Samsung handset running ...

Mobile Flash for Android 4.0 Available by Year's End

PCWorld (blog) - 23 Nov, 2011
While Steve Jobs may have sounded the death knell of Flash as a dominating standard in Web development last year, it wasn't until earlier this month that Adobe finally admitted defeat and announced it would halt future ...

Samsung stays silent over Galaxy Nexus volume glitch

ZDNet UK (blog) - 23 Nov, 2011
Blogging on the inner workings of business tech including, but not limited to, business intelligence (BI), analytics, enterprise software, desktop and portable hardware, IT in education, open-source p… ...

Android 4.0 and the Galaxy Nexus: My in-depth reviews

Computerworld (blog) - 23 Nov, 2011
Ice Cream Sandwich, aka Android 4.0, introduces sweeping changes to the Android platform. This is a big deal, folks: We're talking a whole new graphical look, a whole new method of getting around, and more improvements and ...

Steve Wozniak Nabs Galaxy Nexus

Forbes - 23 Nov, 2011
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak became one of the first people in the US to take home a Samsung Galaxy Nexus, as consumers continue to wait eagerly for the device. Google offered Wozniak the smartphone after he posted on his Twitter account that he was ...

Android Update Keeps Flash Advantage

Forbes - 23 Nov, 2011
Google's Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS will receive Flash support, sustaining one of the platform's biggest advantages over iOS for a bit longer. The Mountain View, Calif.-based company confirmed in a statement Adobe will put out an update of Flash for ...

Galaxy Nexus to arrive in Canada on Dec. 7; no US ship date yet

Computerworld - 23 Nov, 2011
Computerworld - Samsung's Galaxy Nexus, the first smartphone running Android 4.0 (also known as Ice Cream Sandwich), will be available through Canadian wireless carriers starting Dec. 7 and is already shipping in the UK. ...

Android 4.0 to get Flash Player by year's end

Computerworld - 23 Nov, 2011
Computerworld - Adobe will provide one more version of Flash Player for the new Android 4.0 operating system by year's end before following through on its plan to halt development of the software for mobile browsers. ...

Android 'Ice Cream Sandwich' and Galaxy Nexus Still Short on Joy Factor

Forbes - 23 Nov, 2011
In many ways, the Galaxy Nexus and Android 4.0 come together to form the most powerful smartphone ever built. I found the phone to be amazingly responsive, and it offers a number of out-of-this-world, next-generation features. ...

Google Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich"

PC Magazine - 23 Nov, 2011
All-new, elegant interface. Much faster browser. Great new address book. Merges phone and tablet branches of OS. No Flash. Poor Facebook integration. Some apps are incompatible. The biggest Android update in ages, Ice Cream Sandwich brings real ...

No Adobe Flash support for Android 4.0, yet

Moneycontrol.com - 23 Nov, 2011
With Google's Ice Cream Sandwich pronounced as the bringer of unity between the mobile phone and tablet space, there's one gaping hole in that long list of features. The Google Nexus will not support the Adobe Flash plug-in for browsers and this is not ...

Samsung Galaxy Nexus: Pure Google, pure delight

Computerworld - 23 Nov, 2011
From its gorgeous HD display to its screamingly fast speeds, Samsung's Galaxy Nexus shows off just how good an Android phone can be. By JR Raphael Computerworld - In the world of Android, we see a lot of new phones -- and inevitably, some of them are ...

In-depth: Google's Ice Cream Sandwich -- a new era for Android

Computerworld - 23 Nov, 2011
Android 4.0, also known as Ice Cream Sandwich, marks the start of a new era for Google's mobile platform. The release ushers in the biggest changes the software has seen since the launch of Froyo in 2010 -- maybe even Eclair back in 2009. ...

Adobe promises Flash for Android Ice Cream Sandwich

ZDNet UK (blog) - 23 Nov, 2011
The mobile version of Flash will get one last outing on the Android platform before it is discontinued, Adobe has said. The company said Android 4.0, or Ice Cream Sandwich, would get a version of Flash by the end ...

'Quirky' volume control bug grips Galaxy Nexus

Moneycontrol.com - 23 Nov, 2011
A report by XDA Developers confirms that a very 'quirky' bug has been affecting the volume controls of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus smartphone. The bug in the smartphone has been causing the volume levels of the smartphone to fluctuate, more than often, ...

Google gifts Apple co-founder Android phone

Times of India - 23 Nov, 2011
Google offered Wozniak the smartphone after he posted on his Twitter account that he was looking into the device, but knew it probably wasn't available yet. Wozniak was given a Samsung Galaxy Nexus device, the first phone to run Google's Ice Cream ...

Apple's Steve Wozniak gifted Google Android phone

Economic Times - ‎Nov 22, 2011‎
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has been gifted a new Samsung Galaxy Nexus by rival tech company Google. Google offered Wozniak the smartphone after he posted on his Twitter account that he was looking into the device, but knew it probably wasn't ...

Dialed In #200: Mimosas, battery revolutions, and the Galaxy Nexus (podcast)

CNET (blog) - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
Dialed In has reached another milestone--its 200th episode!--and that calls for a celebration, don'tcha think? We do, which is why we broke out the champagne, party hats, ...

Dialed In

CNET (blog) - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
Dialed In has reached another milestone--its 200th episode!--and that calls for a celebration, don'tcha think? We do, which is why we broke out the champagne, party hats, and noise makers. Of course, the talk of everything cell phones takes center ...

USB Storage

CNET (blog) - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
An Android engineer took to Reddit last week to address concerns spurred by the discovery that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus did not offer USB mass storage (UMS). As it turns out, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich does support the feature, but the device ...

There's Nothing to Love About Google's New Android Operating System

Slate Magazine - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
In mid-October, a big yellow truck pulled into the Google campus and parked outside Building 44, the home of the Android team. A couple of dozen frenzied Googlers swarmed the vehicle and ...

UK Galaxy Nexus users hit with crippling volume control bug

ZDNet (blog) - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
Summary: A large number of UK users of the Galaxy Nexus are reporting a rather odd, yet very specific bug, which renders the entire device unusable. A figure as high as two-thirds of Galaxy Nexus users, ...

Galaxy Nexus, Android Ice Cream Sandwich: US launch on Dec. 8?

Los Angeles Times - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
If you're a lover of gadgets and tech as I am, then waiting for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and its Android Ice Cream Sandwich software to arrive is starting to get a bit painful. The anticipation for the latest version of Google's Android operating ...

Galaxy Nexus hit with volume bug in Britain

Washington Post - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
The Galaxy Nexus, the Samsung handset that's the first phone to ship with Android 4.0 (aka Ice Cream Sandwich), has hit some early hiccups. A select group of users are reporting a strange problem with the volume control on the phone that is making it ...

Theory: Android's Ice Cream Sandwich keyboard based on BlindType

Computerworld (blog) - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
One of the most powerful but underplayed features in Google's Android Ice Cream Sandwich release is the new system keyboard. As I've been testing ICS and the Galaxy Nexus these past several days, I've grown increasingly ...

No Adobe Flash Support in Ice Cream Sandwich… for Now

Fox Business - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
If you thought, like us, that Google's Ice Cream Sandwich operating system would still support Adobe's mobile Flash Player, think again. It turns out the application wasn't included on the Galaxy Nexus, the first Android 4.0 phone, ...

Ice Cream Sandwich WILL get Flash

Register - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
Android version 4, AKA Ice Cream Sandwich, will get a Flash player for its browser later this year, but it will be the last mobile platform to have one - from Adobe at least. Adobe has already said it won't be ...

Adobe: Flash for Ice Cream Sandwich by Year-End

PCWorld - ‎Nov 21, 2011‎
"Adobe will release one more version of the Flash Player for mobile browsing, which will provide support for Android 4.0, and one more release of the Flash Linux Porting Kit -- both expected to be released ...

 

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