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.
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 kernel developed by XDA recognized developer mathkid95 who is also the dev behind the Matr1x custom kernel for the Google Nexus S. This time, the said dev is ready to mod another Nexus device with this new custom kernel. The recent build is still being updated by the developer and…
Have your past attempts to get the LG Nexus 4 in Canada failed? Good news, the Nexus 4 is returning to the Google Play store in Canada today at 3PM Eastern Time. Google sent out emails earlier today confirming the return, though it is hard to say how many handsets they will have ready.
Having no serious competition in the Android universe ever since its launch, Samsung’s Galaxy S3 was bound to suffer a drop in popularity after the introduction of Apple’s iPhone 5. And while we can’t go as far as say the S3 is still selling as it did three or six months back, it’s definitely not fallen as some expected.
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!
Just yesterday we reported that the average shipping time for the 16GB Nexus 4 has gotten up to 6-7 weeks, and now it looks like we have similar bad news for the 8GB model.
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.
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.
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.
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.