If you live in Germany or the UK and tried to get the Nexus 4 from the Play Store to no avail, you now have another chance. Users in the two countries that signed up for updates related to the Nexus 4 have received an email from Google informing them that the coveted device will go on sale again, today December 4, at 5pm local time.
HTC gives retail a shot, opens first concept store in Germany
It appears that HTC is currently chasing down all available avenues for money, as it has decided to finally open up its first concept store inside an existing electronics shop somewhere in Hamburg, Germany. This current strategy is similar to what Microsoft is doing with its own retail stores and is based on work that Apple started when it first began opening up its own retail locations many years ago.
Germany’s Federal Environment Agency backs ban on sealed smartphone batteries
Google’s new Nexus products are almost ready to be launched, as we’re just a day away from November 13, the official release date for the Nexus 4 smartphone and the Nexus 10 tablet. And just in case you forgot, there are also new Nexus 7 flavors to go around also.
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade now rolling out to Galaxy Note 10.1 in Germany
After Microsoft failed to get Motorola to pay their licensing fees following the first patent lawsuit, Microsoft went right ahead and filed a second one. This time, they are not only going after Motorola, but after Google Maps and Google itself. In the words of Jerry "The King" Lawler, this is going to be a slobberknocker.
German prosecutors likely dropping Google Street View criminal probe
Despite not being in the headlines as much as the Apple-Samsung legal brawl, the patent fight between Motorola and Microsoft has been very eventful lately. In fact, if we wouldn’t want to keep our objective perspective on all these legal accusations and trials, we might say that the Moto-Microsoft conflict has got a little out of hand.
Sony’s Xperia T now on sale in the UK, France, and Germany
If you’re smitten by the Xperia T – perhaps after seeing that unboxing video that we just posted – and can’t wait to buy it, it looks like several stores are selling Sony’s latest flagship model early. Those in the UK, France, and Germany can get their wallet out now.