Reviews and Problems with HTC Nexus One / Dragon / Passion / Google phone
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HTC One M8 Google Play Edition Hands-on: Here’s What’s Different
10 April 2014
Excerpt: If you’re not an Android enthusiast you may be asking yourself what a “Google Play Edition” smartphone is, and below we’ll explain everything while showing off the latest HTC One M8 getting the Google treatment.
Review: Wrapsol Ultra Phone Skin for Google Nexus One and More
15 July 2010
Excerpt: Wrapsol is the creator of the latest dry-application protective film for you mobile device called Wrapsol ULTRA. They make skins for mobile phones, games machines and much more. They sent us a couple of skins to try out for ourselves and I have to say that it pretty nice.
Excerpt: With phone costs constantly increasing, one of the first purchases I always make for my new phone is a protective case. When you’re constantly removing your phone from your pocket, it’s going to get dropped occasionally.
In-Depth Review: Google’s Nexus One Car Dock (With Video!)
2 May 2010
Excerpt: Google has finally released the last of the accessories for its first foray into the mobile handset market, the Nexus One. Shortly after the Nexus One was announced, we were graced with the desktop dock - a simple, yet functional device that takes advantage of the metal contacts on the bottom of the...
Conclusion: Although the Google Nexus One isn’t the revolutionary handset we were half expecting from Google, there’s no doubting that it is a great phone. With Android 2.2 rolling out now for Google Nexus One users, though, the software may well be the cincher – additions like Flash 10.1 and installing apps to...
Excerpt: From the plethora of Android devices that have been lurking around the market lately, only a few seemed to appeal to fans of the operating system. Even though Google's name should pretty much make sure that a device is sold in large quantities, I believe that the main attraction of Nexus One is the...
Pros: Even if it's mostly designed for developers, Android 2.1 is one of the strong points of the device, as it offers devs more freedom for their applications. The improvements that came since 2.0 version, such as the ability to transfer files through Bluetooth and the extra features for the included ...
Cons: One of the major drawbacks that I noticed is the lack of Flash support for the integrated browser. Other minor downsides of the smartphone include: non hot-swappable microSD memory card, lack of Radio FM, as well as the slow responsive touch sensitive controls below the touch screen. Also, the sm...
Ten Things We Like About the HTC Google Nexus One, and Five Things We Don’t
7 March 2010
Excerpt: Judie : When Dan, Larry and I attended Digital Experience, a product showcase at CES, there was one particular device which caught our immediate attention. Unlike all of the other gadgets and electronic items we saw on display and which were currently available for purchase, the HTC Google Nexus One...
Conclusion: Alright, we’ve no problem saying it. The Google Nexus One is certainly one of the finest pieces of mobile technology we’ve seen recently. Google have managed to outdo the Android crowd, although what’s fair is fair: the MILESTONE is the uncontested leader in the QWERTY-enabled segment.
Pros: Quad-band GSM and dual-band 3G support, 7.2 Mbps HSDPA and 2 Mbps HSUPA support, 3.7" 16M-color capacitive AMOLED touchscreen of WVGA (480x 800 pixel) resolution, Android OS v2.1 with kinetic scrolling and pinch zooming, Slim profile and some great build quality, Qualcomm Snapdragon QSD8250 1 GHz...
Cons: No DivX and XviD video playback, No Flash support for the web browser (update is on the way), No smart and voice dialing, Somewhat clumsy camera interface and limited camera features, No dedicated camera shutter key, Non hot-swappable memory card, No FM radio, The soft keys below the display are ...
Conclusion: Google and HTC have a winner with the Nexus One, the "be all that you can" Android smartphone. Google spec-d out a top of the line phone and at the moment, it is the one to beat among Android phones.
Pros: Attractive, fast, large AMOLED display, latest Android OS straight from the source.
Cons: Pricey unless you can score one with a contract on T-Mobile.