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(It’s a Typo) The Nexus 4 Returns To T-Mobile.com…For $399 With A Two-Year Agreement?

Update: The correct pricing is shown when you try and upgrade ($199), it’s all but obvious this is a typo and I was probably mistaken for thinking this could be anything else. Don’t tell that to the Spanish or Italians though. T-Mobile has confirmed the pricing as a typo and states it will be corrected on the website shortly.  No, your eyes are not deceiving you as the Nexus 4 [read full article]

(Updated: Keep Trying) Nexus 4 Hits Google Play Store Right On Schedule, Sells Out Within Minutes

Quick Update: Around 4:40pm EST, Google Play started showing this message: ”Google Play is currently experiencing very high traffic. Nexus 4 is not sold out and will still be available for purchase. Please try again shortly. Thank you for your patience.” In other words, keep trying! It took just a matter of minutes, but both 8GB and 16GB Nexus 4 smartphones are already sold out as Google once again underestimates the sheer number of … [read full article]

Google Says Nexus 4 Back In Stock At Noon Pacific Today, Also Back In Stock Through T-Mobile.com

Google just sent out emails indicating the Nexus 4 will resume sales today at U.S. noon Pacific time. That’s pretty much it, at noon pacific time you should have your F5 button ready and your credit card already logged into Google Play. We hope that this time around Google is prepared for another massive influx of would-be Nexus 4 buyers and can keep up their order process ensuring everyone who wants … [read full article]

Google Sending Email Advising Some Nexus 4 Orders Shipping This Week

With the Nexus 4 selling out across Google Play and T-Mobile, many of you are stuck waiting, impatiently I’m guessing for their handsets to arrive. According to an XDA Developers thread there is some good news as Google is sending out a batch of emails to a number of people alerting them to another email set to arrive later this week. Why Google is sending out an email advising you … [read full article]

Leftover Chip Technology To Blame For Lack Of LTE On Nexus 4 Says LG

With the ability to activate LTE on the AWS band with a minimum of work, LG is taking to the press to officially discuss the lack of the feature. In fact, LG’s reasoning is pretty much exactly what we expected, the Nexus 4 has leftover chip technology from the LG Optimus G, an LTE-ready device. “In order to provide the best possible specification for Nexus 4, LG utilized the same powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon chipset as can be found in its 4G … [read full article]

Nexus 4 Tweak Allows LTE Activation On One Frequency, And It’s Good News

It may be a crazy day of Black Friday shopping around the country, but if can turn your attention away from door-buster deals for a minute, this just might interest you. It turns out those crafty boys from XDA Developers may have discovered a quick and easy way to activate LTE on the Nexus 4. As it turns out, the Nexus 4, which is by all accounts, an LTE-less device can … [read full article]

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]

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]