Google Pushing Android 4.0 to Nexus S
Google announced via one of its official Google+ accounts that it will begin distributing Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich to the Samsung Nexus S starting today. The update will be rolled out to GSM units first, and will be distributed over the air gradually over the course of the next month. There's no word on when Android 4.0 will be made available to the Sprint CDMA version of the Nexus S. Google also posted a set of tips and tricks that Android 2.3 users can take advantage of to get used to the new operating system.
The Samsung Nexus S offers a pure Google experience on a slick Android phone. There's no carrier apps, no interface tweaks, but is there enough to satisfy buyers?
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.
Aug 16, 2011
Swype and Sprint today announced that owners of the Samsung Nexus S will be the first to have access to a new version of Swype's Android keyboard starting today. In addition to a newly revised version of the Swype keyboard, the update includes a custom skin, tap correction, horizontal word choice list, personal dictionary management, and shortcut gestures to perform actions such as select all, or launch Google Maps or Twitter.
Dec 6, 2010
Google and Samsung today officially announced the Nexus S. The Nexus S will become the next officially-sanctioned developer platform for Android coders.
Aug 23, 2011
Swype has made version 3.25 beta of its Android keyboard software available to all Android users. The beta was previously only available for the Nexus S on Sprint.