Category Archives: Nexus One

DIY Android/Arduino-Controlled Labyrinth/Maze!

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We are gonna be seeing a slew of great Android-controlled Arduino applications, these things are about to explode soon and here’s another great application showing control of a physical labyrinth/maze with a Nexus One Android smartphone:

Inspired by the ball maze at Google I/O 2011, I decided to go and raid my parents’ house for the ball maze I grew up with. When I found it the challenge was set: I had one night to develop the hardware and software to control the maze using my Google Nexus One, using only what I could find in my (sadly very small and limit

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How to Install Gingerbread Android 2.3 on your Nexus One!

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Want to try Android 2.3 Gingerbread on your Nexus One before the official version is released? I’ve been using it for couple days and it’s pretty stable, highly recommended over the stock 2.2.

Still using Android 2.2? Even with Google’s latest Android 2.2.1 update, you are probably not up to speed unless you’ve got the Android 2.3 Gingerbread ROM. Actually there’s

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Android Hack – How to Install/Run Ubuntu on your Nexus One/Android!

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Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of installing Ubuntu on my Nexus One Android phone.  Basically, this hack let’s you run Ubuntu as a virtual machine under your Nexus One Android phone.

Why?  This will give you access to millions of existing programs on Ubuntu linux plus your phone is now capable of doing so much more like being able to crack WEP, server web pages, and a whole lot more.

Anyways, IR

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Speed/3D Benchmarking, Nexus One is Still King of the Hill!

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Check out this speed/3D benchmarking test between the Droid X, HTC Evo 4G, and the Nexus One which proves Nexus One is still the fastest of them all.

Of course, let’s not forget also that Nexus One is running the latest, zippy Android 2.2 Froyo while Droid X and Evo 4G are on Android 2.1.

Once Droid X and HTC Evo 4G are upgrade to 2.2 Froyo, we should expect similar performance between all of the three Android smartphones.

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Nexus One Launching in South Korea!

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Google’s first-ever physical product, the Nexus One will be hitting retail outlets of South Korea, where we will see how if fares against iPhones and Samsung’s new line of Android phones.

The good thing?  Nexus One in South Korea will come loaded with Android 2.2 Froyo, wifi tethering support, and yeah, the ability to view flash-based web sites with its mobile Flash Player Beta 10.1.

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Android Shootout – Sprint HTC Evo 4G vs. Verizon HTC Droid Incredible vs. T-Mobile Google Nexus One!

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For those of you who have been waiting to get a new Android phone, you need to read this blog post because I now own three Android phones from three U.S. carriers, the Sprint HTC Evo 4G, Verizon HTC Droid Incredible, and the T-Mobile Google Nexus One.

Currently, the best smartphone you can get on Sprint is the HTC Evo 4G (which is sold out), on Verizon is the HTC Droid Incredible (which is also sold out), and T-Mobile is the Google Nexus One.

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Let me start with the T-Mobile Google Nexus One, wh

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Nexus One Hack – How to Add 720P HD to your Nexus One!

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Yup, Nexus One has a chip capable of doing 720P HD videos (as it uses the same 1Ghz Snapdragon processor as HTC Evo 4G which does 720P HD) and someone has hacked it to do 720P HD.

And the process of putting this on your Nexus One isn’t too complicated so long as you have your Nexus

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Nexus One Hacks – How to Add USB Host to your Nexus One!

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Did you know that you can turn your Nexus One into a full-fledged desktop computer by hacking it with a USB host, then adding USB devices including USB keyboard, USB wireless mouse, and USB graphic adaptor?

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I bet you didn’t, head over the Sven Killig’s site for full instructions.

You will need a 

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iPhone 4 Versus HTC Evo 4G, Which Phone is Better?

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So, Apple’s new iPhone 4 was announced today, which phone is better?  iPhone 4G or HTC Evo 4G (Android Phones)?

Let’s run down the specs list and see who wins:

Network: AT&T versus Sprint/Verizon/T-Mobile

Clearly, AT&T loses big time due to its recent “limited” data plans while everyone else offers unlimited plans.  Of course, AT&T’s argument is that 90% of people will save money with the new plan but I d

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Nexus One Hack – How to Install Android 2.2 Froyo on Your Nexus One!

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Yup, I just installed Android 2.2 Froyo on my Nexus One.  Since I don’t have stock Nexus One rom anymore (but was running HTC Desire ROM), I had to update the phone manually.

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