Buying a Nexus 4 from the Google Play store has been nearly impossible since the device first launched in early November. A while back, Google described the supply of Nexus 4 handsets from LG as “scarce and erratic,” but an LG company official spoke with South Korean newspaper, Chosun Ilbo, to set the record straight.
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The Nexus 4 is one hard phone to pin down. After a couple brief spurts of availability near its initial release, the Nexus 4 has been practically non-existent. Its availability status is currently marked as “SOLD OUT” in bold, red letters on the Google Play store. Why? Was initial demand really that strong for Google’s ... Read More »
This week Toyota announced their 2013 Avalon Limited will be the first vehicle available in the world that offers in-console Qi wireless charging for Qi-enabled mobile phones and devices. The frugal ones among us might go with a $10 wired charger in our cars, but the $45k Avalon Limited would be a pretty cool way to ... Read More »
“All I want for Christmas is the Nexus 4.” Too bad it’s perpetually sold out. Google blames LG for the shortages, yet that hasn’t stopped both companies from promoting the product with new ads. Check out this new Nexus 4 ad called “Holiday Photo Sphere” and let us know what you think.
Since Google sells the Nexus 4 unlocked and without a contract, it makes the perfect smartphone for pre-paid wireless service. We already covered the best pre-paid plans for the Nexus 4, but I wanted to take a moment and explain my personal setup. After carefully reviewing all the options, I decided to ... Read More »
Shortly after rolling out to most of Google’s last two generations of Nexus devices, Android 4.2.1, or the December fix update, has been pushed into the AOSP. Factory images, binaries, and all.
Hot on the heels of the over-the-air update for Android 4.2.1, factory images for the yakju and takju Galaxy Nexus variants have been ... Read More »
If you have been waiting to buy a Nexus 4 or receive the one you already ordered, then you likely got an email from Google today. Customers who expressed interest in buying the Nexus 4 started receiving emails this morning that said new orders would be accepted today at 12:00 noon PST, U.S. only.
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The Nexus 4 is the hottest Android phone, but many people wish it had support for 4G LTE. Andy Rubin told The Verge that the lack of LTE was a “tactical issue,” but now it appears the Nexus 4 has hidden support for LTE, and it’s already working in some countries.
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Google is relatively new at this whole online store for physical goods thing. Sure, they’ve been selling physical goods like the occasional developer phone or Google mug for a couple years now, but the recent launch of the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 3G, and Nexus 10 is unlike anything Google has dealt with before. I ... Read More »
To say that the Nexus 4 and the HTC DROID DNA are currently the hottest Android phones would be a huge understatement. Google’s having a hard time keeping up with demand for the Nexus 4, and the 5-inch 1080p display on the DROID DNA almost seems too perfect to be real. While there’s ... Read More »