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ZuluZulu ROM for Nexus S!

The ZuluZulu ROM is another very lightweight, minimalistic ROM from a German developer, very similar to Oxygen ROM but with vanilla UI.

Try it out and let me know what you think.

Download ROM here: Download ZuluZul ROM

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Oxygen ROM for Nexus S and Nexus S 4G [Minimalistic]

If you are looking for a bare-bones, minimalistic ROM for your Nexus S or Nexus S 4G, you might want to try the Oxygen ROM.

The Oxygen ROM features minimal number of bloatware (none) and apps, might satisfy tastes of those of you who prefer simple things in life.

It run Netarchy kernel, which can be overclocked to 1.4GHz fully stable.

Download ROM here: (Download the file ending in 4G for Nexus S 4G)

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MIUI ROM for Nexus S!

I am currently using the MIUI ROM for Nexus S, which I really like a lot, it’s a completely different ROM than any other ROM you will try.

For benchmark, I overclocked my Nexus S to 1.4Ghz using the netarchy kernel and got about 19.3 MFLOPS.  Not the fastest but not bad either.



For Quandrant, I got 1863.


What I like about MIUI isn’t its raw speed but highly customized menu buttons, themes, and details such as this 3D screen switcher.

Above shows default MIUI theme, whic

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How to Backup and Install New ROM on your Nexus S!

Once you’ve rooted your Nexus S, you will definitely want to start installing/trying out new ROMs as that’s one of the major benefits of having a rooted Nexus S.

We will be doing a bunch of Nexus S ROM reviews in the upcoming weeks here at NexusSHacks.com but first, let use demonstrate how to backup your current ROM and install a new ROM on your Nexus S.

First, you will need a rooted Nexus S.

Second, downlo

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How to Install Nexus S Windows USB Drivers!

A lot of people have been having trouble installing the Nexus S Windows USB driver, so here’s the simplest way, just download this file: Download samsung_driver.zip Unzip the file then run the .exe file.

After you install the Samsung drivers, put your Nexus S into Debugging Mode by going to Settings->Applications->Development then checking Debugging Mode.

Connect your phone to your computer and open up Device Manager.

You w

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Nexus S versus G2 Phone Speed Test!

Here’s a cool speed test I did between the Nexus S and T-Mobile G2 Phone. Who will win at the end? Find out:

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How to Overclock Your Nexus S to 1.3Ghz!

For those of you who’ve installed Cyanogen Mod ROM, you can overclock your Nexus S to 1.4Ghz.  Depending on your phone’s CPU, it can be less.  For mine, I was able to overclock my Nexus S to 1.3Ghz.

To do this, you will need to download the overclocked kernel here (Check here for the latest updates):

Or just download this: netarchy-nexus-

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How to Install Cyanogen Mod ROM on your Nexus S!

For those of you who have rooted your Nexus S, don’t forget to install the Cyanogen Mod ROM, it’s the best ROM out there for your Nexus S with lots of goodies.

Download Cyanogen Mod ROM here – link Download GoogleApps he

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How to Root Nexus S!

UPDATE: DO NOT FOLLOW THIS GUIDE INSTEAD Please see new root method which works on all Nexus S and Nexus S 4G!

For those of you who want to root your Nexus S, here’s our step-by-step directions on how to do it.

Why root your Nexus S phone?

Because you can get R

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