Nexus One To Get An OTA Update

Posted on 02. Feb, 2010 by in Tech News

Google has just announced that Nexus One users will be receiving a small update with some big enhancements.  The update will be delivered OTA over the rest of the week, users will be alerted in their notification bar that the update is ready for them.  The update is set to add the following:

Google Goggles: this mobile application will now be available directly on your device by launching it from your All Apps menu. Just use your Nexus One camera to start searching the web

Google Maps: the Maps application with be updated to a new version, Google Maps 3.4, which will include:

  • Starred items synchronized with maps.google.com – access your favorite places from your phone or computer
  • Search suggestions from your personal maps.google.com history – makes it easy to search for places you’ve searched for before
  • Night mode in Google Maps Navigation – automatically changes your screen at night for easier viewing and driving
Pinch-to-zoom functionality: devices will now include a new pinch-to-zoom mechanism in the phone’s Browser, Gallery and Maps applications
3G connectivity: we will provide a general fix to help improve 3G connectivity on some Nexus One phones

Have a Nexus One and you have received the update?  Let us know your thoughts in the comments!

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