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Macro Lens for your Nexus One

Posted in DIY by Conner Flynn on September 12th, 2010

The Nexus One might not take the kind of macro photos that your DSLR is capable of, but that doesn’t mean you can’t still take good macro shots with a little bit of DIY elbow grease. Check out this handy macro lens attachment for the Nexus One.

The lens comes from a pair of mini binoculars, and is fastened to a mounting bracket using epoxy putty. You’ll notice the 3.5mm male plug, which holds the lens securely in place and also keeps it removable.

Nexus One/Arduino SmallSat blasted 28k feet into air on rocket

Posted in DIY by Shane McGlaun on July 29th, 2010

When I was a kid, I used to build those Estes rocket kits that you could shoot into the air a few hundred feet. I always seemed to get the tail fins crooked and the things would fly all sideways and stuff.

A couple geeks have taken rocketry to the next level and put a SmallSat made up of an Nexus One smartphone and Arduino onto the back of a big rocket dubbed intimidator-5 and blasted the thing into the sky. The project was followed by Make for its DIY Space issue.

Google stops direct sales of Nexus One

Posted in Google by Shane McGlaun on May 17th, 2010

Google started selling its Nexus One handset directly to customers back in January. The handset didn’t exactly sell like hot cakes or the iPhone. The reason was that many users simply wanted to get hands on the device before buying it.

ITProPortal has announced that Google has officially stopped selling the Nexus One via its website direct to customers. The publication reports that Google will instead focus on selling the device through retailers.

Apple Targets Nexus One, Maybe Google in Lawsuit

Posted in Legal,patents by Darrin Olson on March 3rd, 2010

Apple files lawsuit with HTC over Android based mobile devices.On Tuesday Apple filed complaints with both the U.S. International Trade Commission and a federal court in Delaware seeking to stop the import, sales and use of some phones made by Taiwanese manufacturer HTC. The complaint suggests that HTC has infringed on patents owned by Apple with a number of their mobile handsets, all which rely on Google’s Android operating system.

The mobile devices in question include the Pro Touch, TouchPro 2, Touch Diamond, myTouch 3G, Tilt II, Pure, Imago, T-Mobile G1, Hero, Droid Eris, HD2 and of course Google’s own Nexus One which was also made by HTC. As many as 10 of the 20 accused violations involve the Nexus One, which brings up some speculation. Since Apple is targeting Android-based mobile devices with HTC, they could be gearing up to go after Google directly with the Android operating system. Not all of the patent infringement complaints by Apple involve the Android OS, however.

Nexus One Coming to Verizon in March

Posted in Rumors by Darrin Olson on February 27th, 2010

Google Nexus One coming to VerizonThe folks over at Neowin are stating an anonymous contact inside Google has provided them a tip that the Nexus One will be coming to Verizon on March 23rd. Google originally launched their first handset back in January from themselves only for $529, and very shortly after with T-Mobile for $179 with a 2-year contract.

When the Nexus One was launched the Google website stated it would be coming to the Verizon network sometime this spring but did not give an exact date. These rumors give it an exact date to coincide with the International CTIA wireless show in the United States, however pricing have not yet been provided.

Nexus One meets Colorware

Posted in Mobile Phones by Conner Flynn on January 27th, 2010

Colorware strikes yet another unsuspecting gadget. This time it’s the Nexus One. Oh the humanity. That Nexus One above is sporting IE colors, but you can choose whatever you like.

Your Nexus One will take three weeks to undergo its transformation, like gadget moth to beautiful gadget butterfly, for $175 if you’re supplying the phone or $800 for a brand new one. You are only limited by your imagination and your wallet.

Nexus One From Google Officially Available

Posted in Mobile Phones by Darrin Olson on January 5th, 2010

Nexus One from Google officially availableThe Nexus One from Google is now official as Google has made their press announcement, as expected, that they are indeed launching their own mobile handset. The device is made by HTC and runs Google’s own Android software.

With Android, the features of the system are very similar to the existing handsets running the software with a few additions to the apps and some additional voice control. Google bragged the handset itself is no heavier than a Swiss Army Knife and no thicker than a number 2 pencil.

Google’s Nexus One Unveiling Expected Today

Posted in Google,News by Darrin Olson on January 5th, 2010

HTC Nexus One From GoogleGoogle is expected to release it’s own mobile phone in a press conference schedule for today, going by the name of Nexus One. The new phone will be the first to actually be sold by Google and will also run Google’s very own Android software stack for mobile devices.

The Nexus One is rumored to also become available through the T-Mobile and their wireless carrier network in addition to the unlocked version direct from Google. The Android software has already been available on a number of mobile phones starting back in 2008 with a device from HTC. The device Google is introducing today is expected to also be from HTC, touting a 3.7 inch touch screen, 5-megapixel camera and a Snapdragon processor.

Nexus One interface on Video

Posted in Android by Conner Flynn on December 23rd, 2009


What have we here? A 5-minute video of the Nexus One’s UI has surfaced on YouTube and it has detailed looks at plenty of the features. The most interesting things are the enhanced graphical features and animated menus and the speed.

Judging by the video, there is almost no lag at all. 2010 is looking very promising for the Android platform. It just might be Android’s year if what we’ve seen so far is any indication.

Nexus One Google Phone might arrive on T-Mobile January 5th

Posted in Mobile Phones by Conner Flynn on December 17th, 2009

Nexus One Google Phone might arrive on T-Mobile January 5thAccording to Reuters, Google will have not one, but two versions of the Nexus One phone. One unlocked and one on a service contract with T-Mobile. The phone may be available directly from Google as soon as January 5th in fact.

This is the second confirmation of that date, so it is looking very likely. So if you want this bad boy you won’t have long to wait. Obviously we are hoping that the unlocked version is pretty cheap.

Google Nexus One makes an appearance

Posted in Google by Conner Flynn on December 13th, 2009

Google Nexus One makes an appearanceWell, now we know that the Google Nexus One exists. Perhaps there really is a Santa Claus as well. This higher resolution picture is supposedly the Nexus One and is the talk of the internets.

Physically thisthe same as the HTC Passion, without the HTC logo on top. We hear ya, you can’t wait to give this Google Phone a try. We agree. They had us when they tweeted “Google Phone = iPhone + a little extra screen and a scroll wheel. Great touch screen, and Android.”

Nexus One gets some hands on time

Posted in Android by Conner Flynn on December 3rd, 2009

Nexus Hands OnThe guys over at Engadget recently got some hands on time with Google’s Nexus One. So now we have some high quality pictures of the sexy device and some initial impressions.

Firstly the phone is sexy and it’s just a tad thinner than the iPhone. The Nexus One features Google’s Android 2.1, 1GHz Snapdragon CPU, 3.7-inch 480 x 800 display, 512MB of ROM, 512MB of RAM and comes bundled with a 4GB microSD card. The phone is a T-Mobile device that includes a light sensor, proximity sensor, and accelerometer.

Best Buy offering free Nexus S for one day

Posted in News by Conner Flynn on August 3rd, 2011

Have you been on the fence about getting a Nexus S? Well, Best Buy has announced that starting last night (August 2nd) at midnight it will begin offering the Google Nexus S for free. You’ll still have to have a two-year agreement with AT&T, Sprint, or T-Mobile, but it beats full price.

Better hurry because if you wait a day later the price will jump back up. We imagine Best Buy will be very busy today with this news.

White Nexus S coming soon to Vodafone

Posted in Mobile Phones by Conner Flynn on February 8th, 2011

That White Nexus S that we told you about last month, which showed up in European retailer’s listings, just got confirmed for Vodafone.

It’s a white Nexus S and it is headed for Vodafone. That’s all we’ve got since details are scarce aside from that. Vodafone simply says that the phone is “coming soon,” and that it will be the only carrier to offer the phone in white, at least in the UK. So which of you Brits are getting one?

Idapt i2+ universal charging dock will charge your Nexus S and your iPhone 4 at the same time

Posted in Chargers by Conner Flynn on January 6th, 2011

The Idapt i2+ has undergone a huge makeover compared to the original and this one will allow you to simultaneously charge three mobile / USB devices. The charging dock ships with a wide variety of tips, letting you charge a Nexus One, BlackBerry, iPod, iPhone, PSP, GPS system or pretty much any combination you want.

There are two docking ports on the top, and a spare USB port for a third item. It will ship in several colors this spring, but we have no pricing info yet.



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