Well here’s a curious tale for you. Galaxy Nexus owner Sahas Katta from Skatter Tech claims he was ripped of by a Microsoft Store employee, after entering the “Smoked by Windows Phone” competition.
The competition is pretty simple. Microsoft challenges you to perform a basic operation faster on your Android phone than their employee can managed on a Windows Phone. If you win, you get a $1000 laptop. If you lose, you get a chance to swap your phone for the Windows Phone.
But all is not as it seems. Apparently Sahas actually managed to load the weather on his phone faster than the Microsoft employee. His Galaxy Nexus was setup with no lock screen, and two weather widgets on his home screen. Turns out this is exactly what he needed to beat this particular challenge. He thought he’d won, but the Microsoft person had other ideas. Continue reading “Galaxy Nexus Owner “Smoked By Windows Phone”?” »
According to the latest info from the FCC, the Galaxy Nexus is on track to be released on Sprint’s network in the near future. The new device (model number Samsung SPH-L700) sports LTE band 25, which is the 1900MHz frequency Sprint has chosen to use for their next-gen mobile network. This means it’s essentially a “4G” model, if you believe Sprint’s marketing. Continue reading “Galaxy Nexus Coming to Sprint” »
Daily Steals has an awesome deal running at the moment – you can buy a 16GB Unlocked Galaxy Nexus for just $559.99! That’s far below the normal retail price – and this is the best phone on the market today, according to many review websites.
Better be quick if you want to snag the deal though. Only 23 hours left!
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Mobicity have a number of Galaxy Nexus accessories available, including an official battery charger and HDMI dock from Samsung. Note that these are all official products sold by Samsung, so compatibility is guaranteed.
The Samsung Galaxy Nexus has just appeared on Amazon Wireless, starting from $199. Looks like there’s going to be insane demand, so better get your order in quick if you want to get the device early. Free two-day shipping included.
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For all you Aussies out there, today’s your lucky day! Telstra (the biggest Australian telco) have just put live a new product page for the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and are accepting orders online.
Plans range from $59 per month to $129 per month, on a two year contract. Telstra claim if you buy the phone before December 16th, you’ll get guaranteed delivery by Christmas.
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We’re starting to get fresh news about the Galaxy Nexus availability in retail outlets across America. The most recent update – Newegg have dropped the price for the Unlocked 16GB GSM Galaxy Nexus to $700 USD. That’s $60 less than it was selling for last week.
Unfortunately the product’s currently out of stock. People must have snapped it up at the reduced price. However if you’re looking for a bargain, check out the product page and watch for the Galaxy Nexus to become available again in the near future.
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Still waiting for your Galaxy Nexus? Now you can grab the User Manual to satisfy your curiosity! At just 108 pages, it’s sure to make nice bed time reading
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Many people were concerned when we first announced that the Galaxy Nexus will not include Gorilla Glass. Samsung’s previous phones have all used this highly toughened glass, while competing phones suffer from weak screens & cracking issues. Several high profile bloggers and smartphone experts even questioned the resilience of the screen on Samsung’s upcoming Nexus device, since it lacks Gorilla Glass.
However, if this video is to be believed, there’s nothing to worry about with the Galaxy Nexus. Some crazy guys have actually take a key, and tried their hardest to scratch the screen. But apparently, all such efforts were futile. Continue reading “An Update About Gorilla Glass” »
This review was too good to pass up. The Verge (formerly This Is My Next) have published a complete review of the Galaxy Nexus – hardware, software, build quality, design – the whole lot. It’s a very in depth article, and well worth reading for anybody interested in buying a Galaxy Nexus. Continue reading “Galaxy Nexus Review from The Verge” »