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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
Sprint has made an official Android 4.0 update available for the Nexus S 4G, over three months after it rolled out for the GSM version of the same device.
BriefMobile has posted what it says is the official over-the-air 4.0.4 ROM for the WiMAX-enabled Nexus S. Along with the newest version of Android, the update has a new baseband that early adopters say has significantly improved WiMAX reception. The download is available now, so check the source link for the installation instructions if you're aware of the risks.
NCAA March Madness Live app brings live streaming to iPhone, iPad, and select Android devices for $3.99
NCAA has released its March Madness Live app for iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and select Android devices. The app comes with free radio streams of all games as well as social features, brackets, and notifications for upcoming games and possible upsets. Live streaming carries a $3.99 premium, but for that price you'll get to watch games live on your computer as well.
Security firm ViaForensics conducted a recent study on Google Wallet, and discovered that while the system does store credit card numbers securely, it can also leave personal information accessible on rooted devices.
The Verizon version of the Galaxy Nexus won't ship with Google Wallet. It's the latest move in a high-stakes game that pits Google and Sprint up against the ISIS consortium of Verizon, AT&T, and T-Mobile for the future of mobile payments.
Cantaloupe Systems, a company that provides technology solutions for vending machines announced today that thousands of the vending machines it manages now support Google Wallet for contactless payments.
The AOSP version of Ice Cream Sandwich has been ported to Google's previous Android flagship phone, the Nexus S. It's stable and responsive, with almost full functionality available.