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First Impressions Of The Nexus 4 On T-Mobile

Sometime during the course of the summer, I wrote an editorial where I pledged I would never buy another Android device that didn’t carry the “Nexus” name. In that editorial I laid out my case and stated that, thanks in no part to the incredibly unreliable timetable for Android updates, I felt most comfortable investing in a future Nexus device, even if I was only doing so once a year. To me, … [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]

LG Nexus 4 Demo Units Begin Arriving In T-Mobile Stores

With just a few days left before the Nexus 4 officially launches to the world, at least a few T-Mobile stores are beginning to receive some demo units. Before you rush out now to your local store, we know that the Nexus 4 will only be available in select T-Mobile stores thanks to the launch announcement, so we’d suggest phoning ahead. Our best guess is that high traffic and high volume … [read full article]

Spanish Retailer Suspends Plans To Sell Nexus Due To Pricing, Is Google Subsidizing Play Store Purchases?

I’ll be the first to admit that my first reaction to T-Mobile’s Value Plan pricing on the Nexus 4 was one of aggravation and frustration. As I saw it, T-Mobile appeared to be bumping the off-contract price against Google’s own pricing making any Value Plan deal with T-Mobile not much of a deal at all. As it turns out, perhaps the fault doesn’t … [read full article]

Nexus 4 Battery Life Tested, Early Results Show Less Than Impressive Results

Google went on the record with The Verge last week and mentioned two reasons why LTE was left out of the Nexus 4: the first reason was building a carrier independent device couldn’t be achieved with LTE and the second reason power draw. There’s little argument that LTE does in fact use more power than HSPA+ or 3G, however LG did include LTE in the Optimus G design, which is the basis … [read full article]