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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]

T-Mobile’s Full Smartphone/Tablet Holiday Lineup Now Available

Barring any wild and unforeseen releases of which we don’t expect any, T-Mobile’s complete smartphone and tablet holiday lineup is now available. With the launch of the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1,” Windows Phone 8X, Nokia Lumia 810, Nexus 4 this week joining the release of the Galaxy Note II and LG Optimus L9, T-Mobile is now ready to offer something for everyone this season. As an … [read full article]

Nexus 4 Public Service Announcement Part Two: No Expandable Memory On The Nexus 4

Against my better judgment I’m bringing yet another error to light and letting the T-Mobile world know based in no small part due to the volume of email I’m still receiving, the Nexus 4 does not have expandable memory. This marks the second time this week we’ve taken to the blog to correct a T-Mobile website error that has begun spiraling out of control. The first of course was the sudden … [read full article]

(Update Nexus 4 16GB Sold Out) Nexus 4, Nexus 7 3G, Nexus 10 Now Available From Google’s Play Store

It’s that time and we’ll make this short and sweet since we know you’re already off trying to grab a Nexus 4, Nexus 73G and/or a Nexus 10. They’re all available in the Google Play Store right this minute. Hit the links below and get yours! As a quick reminder, T-Mobile’s sales start tomorrow. $199.99 down payment, and 20 payments of $15 $499.99 … [read full article]