Nexus S

How to Root Google Nexus S with Android 2.3.3 (Gingerbread) using SuperBoot

While rooting Nexus S isn’t that difficult via ADB, it isn’t the easiest thing to do either for the average joe. Luckily, PaulObrien, an Android developer/hacker has created a simple one click SuperBoot which is probably the easiest method to root your Nexus S on Android 2.3.3. It automatically flashes your Nexus S with the(…)

How to Install MeeGo on Nexus S [Guide]

Want MeeGo on your Nexus S? Your wish has been granted. Developer Steve Troughton-Smith, who has managed to port MeeGo to HTC HD2 and run Ubuntu on Nexus S made this break through earlier. While it’s not in a useable condition, it’s good for those who love tinkering around with their phones. Here’s what works(…)

How to Install Ubuntu on Nexus S Natively [Guide]

Developer Steven Troughton-Smith has managed to putt off another new hack on Nexus S. This time, he’s managed to get Ubuntu booting on Nexus S although the touchscreen doesn’t work yet due to kernel issues which he hopes to fix with MeeGo stuff.

Samsung Nexus S Goes Hyper Fast: Hummingbird Processor Overclocked To 1.3 GHz!

It sounded bit of an overkill to many when Samsung announced the 1GHz Hummingbird processor for its latest android handset, the Nexus S. Well, the already fastest mobile processor in the market, has been cranked up even further by overclocking at 1.3 GHz. Xda-developers forum member, Morfic has released a kernel that allows the Gingerbread(…)

Google Nexus S massive 22% Price Cut!!

Talk about Christmas sales, because this year Carphone Warehouse have gone mad and shaved off a massive 22% off the price for Googles new £549.99 Smartphone to only £429.99!!  for a SIM-free handset. It is still unsure why CPW have made this massive cut and even more importantly if people who have already ordered the(…)

How to Root Nexus S [Guide]

A while ago, we had posted on how you can unlock the bootloader of your Nexus S phone. It was only a matter of time that a method to root the phone was made available. Here’s how you can do so via XDA: First, reboot into your bootloader/fastboot mode. (Volume + Power Up, or adb(…)

How to Unlock Nexus S Bootloader

The Nexus S is out and you’ve come here you’re looking to unlock the Nexus S bootloader for some custom ROMs. While there aren’t any out yet so far (the phone hasn’t been out for even a day yet!), there’s already a method available to easily unlock the bootloader on Nexus S. Here’s how: (Warning:(…)

Nexus S Available in Best Buy Today – Get Yours Now!

Today is the day Android fans had been waiting for. The first Android 2.3 Gingerbread loaded phone, Nexus S is now available at Best Buy. Announced on , Nexus S is the second generation phone developed by Google after Nexus One. It is manufactured by Samsung while Nexus One was manufactured by HTC. The Nexus(…)

To upgrade or not to upgrade: Nexus S vs Samsung Galaxy S Showdown!

It’s that time of the year again when the next flagship Android phone is released, yet again, to dethrone the current contender. Normally, the attraction to upgrade is based on the feature set of the device. But when you look at the Galaxy S and then Nexus S, there aren’t many benefits in upgrading apart(…)

Android 2.3 ‘Gingerbread’ and Nexus S announced by Google

Android 2.3 aka Gingerbread is fresh out of the oven as Google have made some handy tweaks and should get you Android fans salivating at the mouth while looking through the window. Firstly the update is being called out as significantly better for game development which ties in nicely with all the PlayStation Phone rumors(…)