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Google announced Android 4.1 Jelly Bean back in June and pushed it out to the unlocked GSM Galaxy Nexus a few weeks later, but Verizon's version has remained stuck on Ice Cream Sandwich. However, with very little fanfare, it seems that the carrier finally started pushing out the latest version of Android to some Galaxy Nexus users.
According to new court filings, Apple sent letters to retailers ordering them to cease sales of Samsung products currently under a sales ban.
Verizon Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S 4G added to Android Open Source Project, 'no plans' to add Sprint Galaxy Nexus
After announcing that Android 4.1 had been submitted to the Android Open Source Project, Google's Jean-Baptiste Queru responded to the inevitable flood of questions that followed with a few more details. Specifically, he noted that the Verizon version of the Galaxy Nexus has been brought into the AOSP, but that "there are no plans to support" the "toroplus," aka Sprint's version of the Galaxy Nexus
The Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit just issued suspended the ban on Galaxy Nexus sales at Samsung's request, pending a formal response from Apple.
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Google and Samsung are ready to roll out a patch to Galaxy Nexus owners in the US that they hope will keep the phone in the market despite Apple's legal efforts.
A ROM containing a preview Jelly Bean build for the Galaxy Nexus has been leaked. The Jelly Bean Play Store and wallpapers are also available for less adventurous users to try out.
Apple has submitted a request to have sales of the Galaxy S III blocked in the US before its launch date later this month. Apple seeks to have both the Samsung Galaxy S III and Galaxy Nexus decided in the same preliminary injunction motion, which is set to be decided tomorrow.
the "Minimum Advertised Price" (MAP) listing for Verizon and it has the Galaxy Nexus dropping to $199.99 with a 2-year contract on Monday the 23rd, $100 less than the current price
Google Maps has just received an update that brings a few minor but helpful changes. Those who use the app to get directions around their favorite city will be glad to hear that there's a new option to choose which mode of public transportation you prefer (bus, subway, train, or tram). You can also have Google come up with the route that has the least amount of walking involved, the one with the fewest transfers, or just the fastest route.
The Windows Phone Challenge, provocatively dubbed "Smoked by Windows Phone" by Microsoft, appears to have suffered its first defeat at the hands of a competing smartphone this weekend, and Microsoft's response has reportedly been less than sporting.
Google Wallet's slow adoption and the departure of two key executive is making the company rethink its Wallet strategy, according to a report from Bloomberg.
Android has long been a great platform for tinkerers, so when user mumchristmas wasn't happy with the colors on his Galaxy Nexus, he didn't just complain about it — he worked to come up with a color profile and fix the settings himself. The "part-time photographer" with an eye for accurate colors did some tests with the assistance of a color meter, and found that the gamma, color balance, and color temperature were all off.
A new program from Verizon is offering regular customers select 4G LTE smartphones for free if they sign up for a new two-year contract.
CNET reports that LG is "heavily in discussions" with Google to make the next Nexus device. The Nexus program produces the marquee product for the newest versions of Android.
An unexpected over-the-air update for one lucky Verizon Galaxy Nexus at Android Central has turned into a downloadable ROM for Android hackers. The version is 4.0.4, which matches the Ice Cream Sandwich leak for the Sprint Nexus S 4G from a few days ago.