Posts tagged Nexus S
One thing we know about the geeky developers at XDA is that they have this desire to do the impossible. Continuing this tradition, an Android hacker who goes by the name apreichner has managed to bring HTC Sense to a foreigner in Nexus S.
So you updated your Nexus S firmware to Android 2.3.3 and noticed your Nexus S screen going discolored or even going yellow in some cases? Well, here is a surprise and not a pleasant one – all of this is happening according to Google’s will and desire.
Google has announced via their Android Developers blog that they have started rolling out an Android 2.3 update for the proud owners of the Nexus S. Android 2.3.3 is the version number associated with the update which Google describes as a small feature enhancing update.
The title of the post says it all, doesn’t it? Senior member of XDA, morfic and his group, Team Whiskey aka TW, have continued their Nexus S overclock efforts from where they left , and have reached a new milestone. The group of dedicated hackers and tinkerers have managed to over-clock Google’s Gingerbread flagship device to 1.6 Ghz.
We have good news for Nexus S users who have become annoyed with the random reboot issues. I just headed over to Google Mobile Help Forum to see if there was any update on this horrible issue and update was what I found. According to a Google employee, the proud makers of Android have got grip of the issue and will be rolling out a fix for it very soon.
So you heard about the recent roll out of Android 2.3.2 update which brought the overly due fix for the SMS random routing issue but are yet to receive the OTA update on your handset? Don’t worry, you can get the update on your Nexus S right now by following the instructions listed after the break.
Here comes a sigh of relief for the unlucky Nexus S users troubled by the Gingerbread flagship device rebooting randomly. Google, the search engine giants have acknowledged and accepted the fact that random reboot issues does exist for Nexus S and is looking into the matter.
These developers/hackers never cease to amaze us. Do they? Steven Troughton-Smith a developer who needs no introduction in the mobile world of hacking and porting, has managed to port Meego to a smartphone from foreign land, Nexus S.
So you thought that Nexus S overclock journey would end at 1.2 Ghz? Well, Senior member of XDA developers, morfic and his team, Team Whiskey or TW as it is being called, isn’t resting just yet as the team has now overclocked the processor to run at 1.3 Ghz. The issue that is yet to be fixed includes the not so important (for some) bluetooth connectivity issue.
So you recently bought your Nexus S and found out that the Hummingbird processor was a bit slow for your liking, and you wanted to do something about it? Luckily for you, morfic at XDA has managed to overclock Nexus S to 1.2 Ghz, which I was expecting to happen ever since the Gingerbread flagship device went live.