And the manual update is finally here! Google released Android 2.3.3 software update for the Nexus One and the Nexus S yesterday, but that will be rolled out to everyone in the coming few weeks.
Like always, the manual download links are out and available for the impatient. If you can’t wait for the official download notification to show up, follow the instructions below.
Google Nexus S was announced today by Google, along with the Android 2.3 software update launch.
Nexus One was the first phone by Google which has the latest Android 2.1 on it and this year, Google has launched the Nexus S with some minor improvements in features.
I’m still waiting for the Nexus One Android 2.3 software update on my phone, but I’m sure it is somewhere around and will show up soon.
Nexus One users with rooted devices have just been blessed with the manual update file of Android 2.2 FRF50 (Froyo).
If you don’t have a rooted phone, you can follow the tutorial given here to get the OTA Android 2.2 (FRF50) update for your phone. But in case, like mine, your Nexus One is rooted, keep reading below.
Google has announced that Nexus One will now be available for AT&T in US and Rogers Wireless in Canada. When Nexus One was launched, it was only available on the Google Web Store, unlocked version so users can user any GSM network.
However, different carriers have different 3G frequencies. Nexus One in the start worked with almost all the carriers except AT&T and Rogers because of its 3G frequency. So users using any of these SIM cards usually could access 2G or EDGE network.
Nexus One is currently the most powerful Android phone available in the market right now. There other cools ones coming too, like the HTC Desire, but for now, Nexus One is the one to go for if you want to experience Android OS.
Even with so many features, the Nexus One is powered with a 1400 mAh battery which hardly gives around 6-7 hours for full-time users. Battery timing was improved a lot in the last software update, but still 1400mAh is not enough.
HTC Sense for Nexus One is finally available for download, ported from the HTC Desire ROM which was leaked.
Paul from the Modaco forums has managed to compile the HTC Desire ROM for the Nexus One running with HTC Sense. HTC Desire is an Android device by HTC that runs on the same hardware specifications as the Nexus One.
Google rolled out a software update for the Nexus One a couple of days ago which brought the multitouch goodiness and several other updates and speed improvements.
This update was slowly rolled out to all the Nexus One users OTA (over-the-air), but as Google also provided the software update to download, us ‘geeks’ can update our phone without having to wait for it to arrive OTA.
Google rolled out an OTA (over-the-air) software update for Nexus One users a couple of hours ago. This update brings in some great new features, and fixes a few problems that some users might have experienced. Read more here.
If you have been wondering from where and how to update your Nexus One, follow the instructions given after the jump.