Google Sending Android 4.0.4 to Galaxy Nexus, Nexus S
Google today announced that it is delivering a small system update to the GSM variants of the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and Nexus S, in addition to the Motorola Xoom Wi-Fi edition. Android 4.0.4 brings stability improvements, better camera performance, smoother screen rotation, and improved phone number recognition. Google said that the update will become available to other devices in the coming weeks, though it declined to name them.
The latest version of Android offers a lot of performance upgrades and some new whiz-bang features. Phone Scoop takes it for a spin on the Galaxy Nexus.
Jun 27, 2012
Google today announced version 4.1 of its Android OS for smartphones. Nicknamed "Jelly Bean", the new OS is designed to be faster overall, and revamps keys parts of the interface.
Nov 21, 2011
Google confirmed that the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, the first Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone, does not ship with Adobe's Flash Player for Mobile. Flash is not preloaded on the Galaxy Nexus, and is not available for download from the Android Market to the Galaxy Nexus.
Nov 21, 2011
According to Google, Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich does support USB Mass Storage mode for external storage, but not for internal memory. The reason for this is because all systems running Android 3.0 and up unify how they see internal memory (meaning no longer separate memory for media storage and for applications).
Nov 29, 2011
Adobe today indicated that it will provide an update to the Adobe Flash Player 11.1 and AIR 3.1 runtimes in December in order to bring Flash compatibility to the Galaxy Nexus. The Galaxy Nexus will not support Flash at launch.