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Not everyone can bring home a Google Nexus 4 and have access to the latest custom ROMs and kernels in store for this wonderful device. One of the latest kernels to check out is the Matr1x 2.0, based on Google’s latest Jelly Bean operating system. Matr1x 2.0 is a custom…

LG Optimus G vs Google Nexus 4 [video]

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If you haven’t noticed yet, the LG Optimus G and the Google Nexus 4 are a lot more similar than one might expect. How much alike? Are there any differences? Find out in this comparison, which will give you a look at both the Optimus G and the Nexus 4, before our in-depth review of the new Nexus phone comes very soon!

Nexus 4

The Nexus 4 fiasco continues on as the Nexus 4 16GB shipping dates keep getting longer and longer. Initially, just four days ago, Google started selling the in-demand device on their Google Play Store again, with the conservative ship date of 1-2 weeks. Just a few days later, it’s 6-7 weeks.

trio nexus

November has been a rather busy month for Google. After rolling out the Android 4.2.1 software update to the trio Nexus devices – the Nexus 4, 7 and 10 – earlier in the week, the software giant then pushed out the same Jelly Bean update to the GSM Galaxy Nexus. Now, you can find the Android 4.2.1 factory images for the devices on Google’s website.

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If you’ve thought about or tried to buy a Nexus 4, you already know this is a challenge greater than surviving in the wild for a week Bear Grylls-style. Both Google’s Play Store and T-Mobile have had severe supply and demand issues that have led to the phone’s stocks getting wiped out hours after being put up for grabs several times.

Surface Pro

Sometimes I don’t know if to laugh or cry. Microsoft has been responsible in so many ways for shaping the way we work and play, but at the moment it really is struggling to find its feet. The Redmond company has released its ridiculously high pricing for the Intel based Surface tablet with Windows 8 Pro, while at the same time rumors are surfacing (sorry, no pun intended) that Microsoft has ordered a cut in the production of its ARM based Surface RT tablets.