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LIVE streaming the Google Android press conference: The Nexus One 'superphone'

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 05 Jan 2010 13:17 User comments (8)

LIVE streaming the Google Android press conference: The Nexus One 'superphone'

Highlights

- Nexus One "superphone" is reality
- Spec sheet as expected
- Noise reduction/suppression in speakers
- Android 2.1 firmware
- Updated widgets, weather, sports, etc
- Live wallpapers, touch the water it ripples...music live wallpaper turns into equalizer that "bounces" to the beat
- 3D app homepage
- New music, video, pictures gallery, tilts...works like Cooliris
- Excellent speech-to-text (write emails, navigate to anywhere), all text fields include speech-to-text
- Upcoming Google Earth app
- Will NOT work with AT&T 3G frequency
- http://www.google.com/phone
- $530 USD unlocked, $180 with T-Mobile
- Headed to Verizon and Vodaphone in "Spring 2010"
- Free engraving on the backplate
- Tethering coming in the future, officially
- NO multi-touch, "we will consider"




Google's much hyped Android press release began at 10 AM PST, and there are quite a few sites out there live blogging the event.

We would however, like to give you the opportunity to watch the event, LIVE, and for free. All that is required is the latest VLC player.

Download, install, the VLC player: VLC 1.03 at Afterdawn

Press Ctrl+N then enter the following URL (thanks ATR):

mms://a1775.l3402457774.c34024.g.lm.akamaistream.net/D/1775/34024/v0001/reflector:57774

I will follow the event with a summary. Enjoy for now :)

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8 user comments

15.1.2010 14:49

drool, too bad its for tmobile

25.1.2010 15:26

Originally posted by embo22000:
drool, too bad its for tmobile

Pay the full price and use it on your network.

35.1.2010 15:53

Looks great...wifi? I hope. I think I will be waiting for the second version to come out though. Like Apple's Iphone to Iphone 3G switch.

45.1.2010 16:48

Quote:
Originally posted by embo22000:
drool, too bad its for tmobile

Pay the full price and use it on your network.
hell no. Plus it doesn't support at&t's 3G

55.1.2010 17:04

It's not for Verizon Wireless also?

65.1.2010 17:06

Originally posted by emugamer:
It's not for Verizon Wireless also?
Not until March or April.

76.1.2010 1:25

As aswesome as this phone is, from videos I've watched, it has no physical keyboard. That's a shame. No keyboard, no deal. I can't stand the onscreen kind. Looks as though I'll keeping my Tilt 2 for quite some time. Not that I'm displeased with it or anything. I just won't be upgrading anytime soon if all these other newer phones are gonna be like this.

87.1.2010 14:04

Originally posted by 5fdpfan:
As aswesome as this phone is, from videos I've watched, it has no physical keyboard. That's a shame. No keyboard, no deal. I can't stand the onscreen kind. Looks as though I'll keeping my Tilt 2 for quite some time. Not that I'm displeased with it or anything. I just won't be upgrading anytime soon if all these other newer phones are gonna be like this.
That would be my point exactly too.

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