Tag Archives: Google

Google Play Store Now Suggests Nexus 4 Purchase From T-Mobile?

Judging by the sudden rise in my emails, it seems that a number of you have caught a change to the Play Store today, specifically the order pages for the Nexus 4. We’re not sure exactly when this began, but as of this writing, Google’s Play Store has an extra “Special Offer from T-Mobile” and lists the Nexus 4 on a two-year agreement for just $199. It’s peculiar that this same … [read full article]

Qualcomm LTE Chip Uncovered Through Nexus 4 Teardown, Still Can’t Use It

Note: Yes, that’s my review unit Nexus 4 which just arrived, expects full thoughts later or tomorrow and a full review next week after the holiday! Also, Windows Phone 8X and Lumia 810 reviews coming soon as well! The wondrous folks at iFixit have performed yet another teardown of a newly released gadget and found some interesting results with the Nexus 4. According to the iFixit results, LG and Google did outfit the newest Nexus device with a … [read full article]

Play Store, T-Mobile Nexus 4 Orders Backordered As Much As Three Weeks?

For those who ordered the Nexus in the last 24 hours, I’d keep an eye on your inbox as emails are going out en masse alerting at least some individuals that their orders are delayed. There doesn’t seem to be any indicators as to which orders are being delayed, only that the delay is expected to take around three weeks. The email itself not only applies to some T-Mobile orders, but … [read full article]

PSA: Sorry Everyone, No Wi-Fi Calling On The Nexus 4

In the hopes of clarifying a bit of confusion and concern I see in the comments, I’ve reached out to T-Mobile to confirm that there will be no Wi-Fi calling on the Nexus 4. Now, odds are greatly in favor of this not being a T-Mobile decision anyway as a Nexus device generally doesn’t receive any carrier input. Therefore, T-Mobile likely had zero input in the manufacturing of the device and couldn’t … [read full article]

Google Head Of Android User Experience Explains The Lack Of SD Cards For Nexus Devices

Google’s head of Android user experience, Matias Duarte is engaging Google+ users with some in-depth answers to pressing questions about the Nexus and Android experience. As of this writing, he’s still taking questions and there’s no shortage of discussion on the answers he’s already provided. So far, we’re taking a look at why there are no SD cards in Nexus devices and why on-screen buttons are consistent in Jelly Bean? We’ll continue updating … [read full article]

T-Mobile Cancels Showcase Event Due To Hurricane Sandy Concerns

According to a statement received by Android Central, T-Mobile is taking heed of Hurricane Sandy and canceling their “Showcase” event scheduled for tomorrow evening. Hi, Apologies for the late mail, but due to the expected weather in New York, T-Mobile will be postponing its showcase event (which was scheduled for October 29) to a later date.  We will keep you posted on a rescheduled date as soon as we can. Thanks … [read full article]

LG E960 User Manual Appears Online As Nexus 4 Prototype Winds Up At A Bar

At some point we’re going to start asking if LG and/or Google are intentionally trying to boost the hype surrounding the Nexus 4 given the non-stop leak-a-thon that has taken place in the last few weeks. As if losing the phone in a bar wasn’t bad enough, the LG Australian and UK websites have published the support manual for the LG E960, which by now you might recognize as the … [read full article]

Did A Source Leak All The Happenings At Google’s Playground Event?

It goes without saying that we’re eager to find out exactly what Google has in store for their upcoming “Playground” event taking place next week. We can thank the boys at TheNextWeb who think they’ve got a source that can nail down everything that Google has planned for next week. In no particular order we should see the official unveiling of a 32GB Nexus 7 variant, along with … [read full article]