What's the big deal about the latest update?

Discussion in 'Samsung Galaxy Nexus' started by Briankbl, Jun 3, 2012.

  1. Dave12308

    Dave12308 Silver Member

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    To add to this, the big deal is that Verizon took so long to update a Nexus device, which are supposed to have the best OS support in the world of Android. Leave it to VZW to eff the Nexus concept up.
     
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    From my understanding and if I'm wrong plz correct me,nut Google stopped supporting the CDMAs.

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    Google'ing this says you are correct, in a way. The core telephony APKs are carrier-provided as they are proprietary and must be signed with a different key than the AOSP build. Notice I said "carrier-provided" - hence, the blame lies with VZW. The Sprint version launched back on 4/22 and to my knowledge was running 4.0.4 at launch.

    Google still provides the core OS, but the AOSP would have no voice/data functionality right out of the box.
     
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    Sprint did launch with 4.0.4.Thxz for the info though.

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