One of the common complaints late in the life of the original Nexus 7 was slow storage I/O performance, leading to an inconsistent user experience. After a fresh flash, the Nexus 7 was speedy and performant, but after months of installing applications and using the tablet, things began slowing down. This was a friction point that many hoped would be fixed in the new Nexus 7 (2013) model, which it was. There’s even more to the story though, it turns out Google has fixed that storage I/O aging problem on all Nexus devices with the Android 4.3 update. In our Nexus 7 (2013) review, I talked about how I had confirmed that Android 4.3 onboard the device had enabled support for fstrim, an application which...
A few days ago Google started rolling out the CDMA/LTE Galaxy Nexus 4.0.4 IMM76K update en-masse to Verizon subscribers. I mentioned a relatively well known trick to improve your...1 by Brian Klug on 6/6/2012
It has been nearly four months since I originally wrote about the CDMA/LTE Galaxy Nexus 4.0.4 update, which changed the signal to bars mapping, improves stability, and brought other...13 by Brian Klug on 6/2/2012
It's been what seems like an eternity since Google stopped selling the Nexus One directly through google.com. Google struggled with support and logistics involved with selling a consumer electronic...15 by Brian Klug on 4/24/2012
In a move that shouldn't be surprising to anyone, Sprint has made a Galaxy Nexus variant tailored for its own CDMA2000 and LTE network official in an announcement today...12 by Brian Klug on 4/16/2012
Back when the Verizon CDMA/LTE Galaxy Nexus released, there was much talk of a signal related issue, which we investigated. The findings back then were that there was nothing...6 by Brian Klug on 2/6/2012
After a long and arduous wait, Verizon has finally announced availability and pricing of its own Galaxy Nexus variant. Eager Galaxy Nexus shoppers will be able to get the...18 by Brian Klug on 12/14/2011
The road to Google's Galaxy Nexus and Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) is finally nearing its destination. As of yesterday, the Samsung made Galaxy Nexus went on sale in...70 by Anand Lal Shimpi on 11/18/2011