At its initial announcement, Google neglected to detail the software fate of two of its aging devices—the Nexus 4 and the Nexus 7 (2012). Luckily, Android Lollipop will also extend to include its more senior family members.
After a wonderful price cut last month, Google has now completely sold out of both the 8GB Nexus 4 and the 16GB Nexus 4 on Google Play. Impressive!
A version of Android 4.3 has come out of Google—thanks to a Google staff member selling a Nexus 4 with a near-final version of the OS update onboard.
Though it may seem like LG is forgotten in a world of S's and Ones, LG actually made the very great Nexus 4 and the super fast LG Optimus G Pro. So in making the upcoming Optimus G2, LG seems to have combined both phones. Taking the namesake of the Optimus G, the G2 looks to be a lot curvier like the Nexus 4. Let's…
Bad news for slow coaches: the white Nexus 4 has now sold out on the Play Store. Given it was a limited edition, that's your chance gone.
LG has finally confirmed that it's making a white version of the Nexus 4—but it's also admitted that it's not interested in manufacturing another Google phone.
The Nexus 4 has been around for a few months now, but the Android phone's pretty wireless orb charger is just now available in the Google Play store.
LG's admitted that Nexus 4 demand was 10 times higher than Google expected. That'll explain the shortage. [CNET]
Over the past few years I've invested a lot into Apple's products and services.
The smartphone market of 2012 has seen some heated competition. The usual contenders all released solid hardware. But the dynamic between them changed, too—Windows Phone arrived as a serious third OS option, and 2012 ended with exciting new models of iPhone and Android devices. Here's a look at the best new products…
Google's Nexus 4 is so in demand that eBay's limiting the number of units users can sell, to stamp out fraud. [eBay]
A bunch of developers over on the XDA forums have been tinkering with the Nexus 4 to see if they can persuade it to play nice with LTE. Turns out that, despite a lack of signal amplifier and filter, it can handle the high-speed connection. Kind of.
Following that iFixit teardown of the Nexus 4, it looks like LG and Google did kit out their new flagship with LTE after all—at least, there's a Qualcomm multi-band LTE chip in there—it's just not active. But why whack in a 4G chip and not bother to use it?
Our friends at iFixit are in the process of tearing down the Nexus 4, Google's latest and greatest Android phone. If you're of seeing exposed chips, circuits, guts and innards in all their glory, you'll want to follow along.
Google already sold out of the off-contract Nexus 4 but T-Mobile told The Verge that they'll be selling the 16GB Nexus 4 for 200 bucks (with a two-year contract) tomorrow. If you don't want to tie yourself with a T-Mobile contract, the same phone will cost you $500. Yikes. That's a steep price bump from the no…