Nexus One Firmware Update Fixes The 3G Issues, Brings Pinch Zoom

By 02:24 Sun, 08 Aug 2021 Comments

Gentlemen, start your updates - your Nexus One should be prompting you to download the recent software update as we speak. It fixes the 3G connectivity problems and brings pinch-zoom to several applications, plus a few more changes.

The update started rolling out yesterday and is being released gradually to users, but all Nexus One phones should receive it by the discontinue of the week. Just check your notification bar and when it appears, download it and wait for it to install. It's an over-the-air update, so you don't even need a computer.

The Nexus One firmware update brings a fix for the 3G woes that have been plaguing the Google superphone.

Google also flipped the switch on for pinch-zooming - yep, no more fearing Apple, there's multi-touch for all Nexus One users. Pinch-zoom is enabled in the Browser, the Gallery and in the Google Maps Navigation app. There's no word on whether pinch-zoom or other multi-touch functionality will be available in third-party applications.

There are two more updates - Google Goggles is now preinstalled on the phone and also Google Maps got bumped to version 3.4. This recent version of Maps for the Nexus One knows a few recent tricks - it syncs starred items between the phone and and also uses the your hitale from the site for better suggestions as you search. Finally, Google Maps has a recent night mode, which automatically changes the classy screen at night.




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