Google Updates Nexus S to Android 4.0 (AKA Ice Cream Sandwich)

By Gary Cutlack on at

Those of you who bought into last year's Nexus dream should have had an exciting day of tinkering yesterday, thanks to Google launching an update that takes the Samsung-made Nexus S to Android 4.0.3.

Given that the Nexus S comes with capacitive touch buttons, you can completely get away from the Ice Cream Sandwich version's on-screen software buttons, freeing up a little more screen space on the ancient (in smartphone years) 4" Nexus S screen.

If you're all confused by the new widgets and menus the update brings, there's a simplistic guide to the many exciting differences between 2.3 and 4.0 on Google's Nexus S help site. [Google]