Tag Archives: Nexus S

Nexus S first for Android 4.0?

Nexus-S-4G-2 Currently Android 4.0, also known as Ice Cream Sandwich, is only available on Google’s new flagship Galaxy Nexus smartphone. However, it would seem that its predecessor, the Nexus S, is set.. more
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Google Wallet mobile payment scheme revealed

Back in March, the Wall Street Journal heard on its source grapevine that Google was planning its own mobile payment service for Android phones. And indeed the WSJ was bang on.. more
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20% of smartphones to carry NFC by 2014

Another piece of smartphone research has hit the headlines, this time regarding NFC or Near Field Communications. NFC is a technology which enables your phone to read (and write) information from.. more
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Google to turn smartphones into credit cards

Since the inception of Near Field Communications (NFC) technology, the talk has been of mobile phones becoming credit cards, allowing a swipe of your handset to pay for goods. NFC has been used for mobile payments in Japan for quite some time now, and plans.. more
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Apple iPhone 5 won’t have NFC

NFC is one of the latest mobile buzzwords, with new smartphones such as Google’s Nexus S having the technology on board. Not that you’re likely to have missed it, but NFC stands for Near Field Communications, a tech which allows your phone to read (and.. more
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Nexus One and S owners to get Android 2.3.3

Google has announced that it will be pushing Android 2.3.3, the latest incarnation of Gingerbread, out to its Nexus One and Nexus S smartphones. The upgrade is coming over the air, Google announced on Twitter, and is rolling out now. You might not see the.. more
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Vodafone to sell white Nexus S

Vodafone has announced that it will be offering Google’s Nexus sequel phone, and in the colour Apple has had so much trouble with. Yes, apparently Vodafone will have the exclusive on the white Nexus S, according to a report on TechRadar. Although it isn’t clear.. more
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O2 to launch mobile wallet app later this year

O2 will be launching a mobile wallet app in the second half of 2011, the company has confirmed. According to a report on PCR, the network operator has announced its intention to apply for an e-money operating licence from the FSA. The mobile wallet app.. more
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Everything Everywhere to introduce mobile payments

Everything Everywhere, also known as Orange and T-Mobile, is planning to roll out a mobile payment scheme later in the year, in partnership with Barclaycard. As the BBC reports, you’ll be able to pop into a Little Chef and pay for your Olympic breakfast simply.. more
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Nexus One prepares for Gingerbread man

As the Nexus S is unleashed, owners of the original Nexus One can comfort themselves with the knowledge that they too will taste Gingerbread soon enough. For the Android 2.3 operating system will be delivered to the Nexus One in a matter of weeks, according.. more
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