Verizon Wireless is finally rolling out the Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update to its Samsung Galaxy Nexus devices. The update is long overdue, especially since owners of the GSM version of the device received the update last month. Many people purchase Nexus devices because they want to receive the latest Android OS updates as quickly as possible (alongside the great specs and affordable price points).
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Galaxy Nexus over on Verizon Wireless has been left out of the update schedule for the most part, and many of you have moved on to bigger and better things, but we have good news. After seeing reports and details the past few days confirming Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean was coming soon, last night the official update leaked with improved radios and all. Get all the links to try it yourself below.
Galaxy Nexus sales back in January. Of course, that was just one point in the fight between Apple and Samsung. And if you remember back to last October, Samsung had claimed a small victory when the US Court of Appeals overturned the preliminary injunction that banned Galaxy Nexus sales. Anyway, as one may have guessed, Apple followed that decision with a request to reconsider.
Verizon Wireless it looks like one of the most promising and exciting smartphones from last year has reached the end of its life. We're talking about the 4G LTE powered Samsung Galaxy Nexus on Verizon. Being the first "Nexus" (and I say that gently) to be available with 4G LTE and the nations largest carrier, it was a big deal. Sadly it wasn't a big deal to Verizon and recently it took its last breath.
Verizon and Samsung were going to release a white version of the Galaxy Nexus, but nothing ever arrived. Now recently there's a new page right front and center on Verizon's own website showing off what clearly seems to be a white Galaxy Nexus. Interesting right?
Jelly Bean to multiple devices, then followed it up by pushing the newest version of Android to AOSP, we now have factory images for almost all of the recent Nexus devices. If you head to Google's factory image page you'll find everything you need.
Jelly Bean for all their major devices. Earlier this morning we saw the update arrive for the Nexus 4 and 10, followed by the Nexus 7 this evening. New reports are now rolling in that Google's pushing the same to their HSPA+ (takju) Galaxy Nexus.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus, we have some good news for you. A developer that goes by the Twitter handle @KillDroidHack has managed to grab all of the core apps for Android 4.2 and uploaded them in a nice little zip file that you can flash to your phone and use. This should come in handy if you want to check out the latest stuff right this minute instead of waiting.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus or a Nexus S? If you do, then here's some news you're bound to like: both phones are slowly getting an update to Android 4.1.2, and you don't have to do that much to get it. Since it's an OTA update, all you need to is select the software update option from your settings menu and you'll be good to go.
Samsung Galaxy Nexus is beginning to get fleshed out a bit. It wasn't too long ago that Open webOS was first ported to the Galaxy Nexus, and today we're seeing the addition of a new gesture area. In other words, things are moving along pretty quickly.