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Google Execs Refute Retail Store Rumors, Commit To Play Store Sales

With rumors surfacing in the past week that Google was close to launching their own brick and mortar retail stores, Android chief Andy Rubin shot down those rumors earlier today. During a roundtable interview in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress, Rubin said “They don’t have to go in the store and feel it anymore.” I’m not 100% sure I agree with that sentiment, but Rubin emphasizes that Google’s hardware effort … [read full article]

Deal Alert: Nexus 4 On Sale Through T-Mobile.com, Free The Whole Weekend

Nexus 4 fans take note as T-Mobile.com will offer the device absolutely free, well after a $50 mail-in rebate that is through the end of February 24th. Like most of T-Mobile’s web-only promotions, this offer is likely only good for new activations and add-a-line customers. On a similar note, I wouldn’t expect to  your local T-Mobile corporate store honor this deal, it’s a web-only special. The Nexus 4 has been a tough … [read full article]

Deal Alert: Staples Selling Nexus 4 For $150, Galaxy S III For $99

  Deal hunters take note as Staples is currently offering the Galaxy S III for $99 and the Nexus 4 for $149. The Nexus 4 pricing applies to both new and qualifying upgrade customers — no word on whether the Galaxy S III price applies to upgrade customers as well. If you want to grab an additional $50 off on the Galaxy S III, just trade in any working smartphone and … [read full article]

Google Senior VP Promises “Insanely Great Cameras” With Future Nexus Devices

If anyone inside the Google food chain has his pulse on the latest developments in the Nexus world, it’s Google’s Senior Vice President of Engineering, Vic Gundotra. Gundotra is a name that needs no introduction with the die-hard Android crowd as he’s a presence at almost all major Google/Android announcements. That’s why Gundotra’s comments inside his own Google+ posting struck a cord with me today and while the news isn’t specifically T-Mobile related, given that T-Mobile has directly or … [read full article]

Google Unveils Nexus 4 Retail Store Locator, Only Works With T-Mobile Stores Right Now

If you’re still trying to hunt down a Nexus 4, perhaps Google’s new Retail Store locator will aid in your search. Google just unveiled the new Nexus 4 store locator tool via Twitter and it’s downright simple to use. Just type in your address and find a Nexus 4 retailer. There’s a catch however as the locator only identifies T-Mobile locations where you can pick up the Nexus 4. A second catch is … [read full article]

Nexus 4 Android 4.2.2 Update Now Rolling Out…But Hold Off If You Care About LTE

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After a little tease 24 hours ago as Android 4.2.2 started to rollout to the rest of the Nexus Android lineup, the Nexus 4 now has its turn in the software update spotlight. This is the same JDQ39 build as the yesterdays update, and checks in around 54MB. There is a catch however as AnandTech’s Brian Klug has discovered — the Android 4.2.2 OTA update appears to remove LTE band … [read full article]

Android 4.2.2 Rolling Out To Galaxy Nexus, Nexus 7 And Nexus 10 Devices

Update: An earlier version of this post incorrectly stated that the Nexus 4 was also receiving the update. At this point, the Nexus 4 has not yet received the update.  Nexus 7, Nexus 10 and Galaxy Nexus owners should be on the lookout for the Android 4.2.2 update rolling out according to a report out of Reddit. There’s no word on what the build (JDQ39) entails, but Google did promise … [read full article]

Google Finally Launches Wireless Charging Orb For Nexus 4 Smartphone

ZOMG I’ve been waiting for this accessory to launch for a while now, and it’s here, it’s really, really here. If I needed a reason to buy a Nexus 4, it actually might just be to relive the days of Palm’s Touchstone glory and grab the Nexus 4 wireless charging orb now on sale through Google’s Play Store for $59.99. Shipping times are quoted as around one week, which is probably … [read full article]

Google Shows Off The Nexus 4 And Google Now In Brand New TV Commercial

All it took was 61 seconds during last nights Grammy Awards, but Google has totally won me over with their new television spot. Aptly titled “Nexus 4: Live in the Now,” Google shows off not only the Nexus 4 hardware, but also how useful Google Now can be in the “real world.” No matter where you are in the world, Nexus 4 with Google Now gives you just the right information at just the right time. … [read full article]