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Probable LTE Nexus 4 passes through Bluetooth SIG

Probable LTE Nexus 4 passes through Bluetooth SIG

posted: 25 Oct 2013, 11:33

There have been rumors that Google may be introducing the Nexus 5 at a slightly higher price point (although Google Play's "accidental" posting don't support the idea), and adding in an official LTE variant of the Nexus 4 as the low-end model...

Google Nexus 5 delayed by government shutdown?

Google Nexus 5 delayed by government shutdown?

posted: 15 Oct 2013, 20:24

October 15th was rumored to be the day that both the Google Nexus 5 and Android 4.4 would be unveiled, but with only hours left in the day, that doesn't appear to be the case; still, the rumor network remains open for business and among the...

Rumor talks Nexus 5 price, and possible Nexus 4 LTE model

Rumor talks Nexus 5 price, and possible Nexus 4 LTE model

posted: 15 Oct 2013, 09:05

Remember back when Google redesigned the Nexus landing page and left open some room for speculation by labeling the phone section with the plural "phones"? We had hoped against hope that little clue would mean two new Nexus handsets...

PhoneArena Q&A Ep 3: iPad 5's screen, Lumia 1520, Nexus 5's design, updates for the Nexus 4 and more

PhoneArena Q&A Ep 3: iPad 5's screen, Lumia 1520, Nexus 5's design, updates for the Nexus 4 and more

posted: 26 Sep 2013, 10:23

It's time for another Q&A episode, and boy do we have some sizzling-hot topics to discuss this time! We've gotten questions about the iPad 5's screen, the Lumia 1520's screen,...

Passing the bar: a brief history of prototypes found on bar floors

Passing the bar: a brief history of prototypes found on bar floors

posted: 18 Sep 2013, 01:40

The word that an alleged prototype of the Google Nexus 5 was found on the floor of a bar the other day and photographed should not be a surprise to anyone who has followed the industry over the last few years; almost...

With the Nexus 5 looming, the Nexus 4 is sold out on Google Play for good

With the Nexus 5 looming, the Nexus 4 is sold out on Google Play for good

posted: 16 Sep 2013, 22:43

Just about 3 weeks ago, Google dropped the price of the Nexus 4 by $100. Last week, the 8GB model of the Nexus 4 sold out, and sources said that the device would not be coming back. This made perfect sense because...

8GB Nexus 4 sold out in Google Play, unlikely to return

8GB Nexus 4 sold out in Google Play, unlikely to return

posted: 03 Sep 2013, 00:04

We're actually a bit surprised that it has taken this long after Google dropped the price of the 8GB Nexus 4 to just $199. Maybe Google had more stock of the 8GB model than you might think. Still, it took just a touch under one week...

Recent Nexus 4 buyers have 15 days to get a $100 refund

Recent Nexus 4 buyers have 15 days to get a $100 refund

posted: 28 Aug 2013, 09:57

Yesterday, Google made some news by dropping the price of the already very inexpensive Nexus 4, but naturally that left open some questions about what would happen to those who had just purchased the Nexus 4 before the price drop...

Google cuts Nexus 4 price by $100, now starting at $199 on Google Play

Google cuts Nexus 4 price by $100, now starting at $199 on Google Play

posted: 27 Aug 2013, 20:41

The Google Nexus 4 was already one of the best deals available on its unlocked pricing, but a new price drop has brought it to the point where you might pick one up on impulse to be a backup device and no one would...

Google Nexus 4 gets update to fix security issues

Google Nexus 4 gets update to fix security issues

posted: 20 Aug 2013, 17:31

The Google Nexus 4 is getting a software update on Tuesday; this is a lightweight maintenance update that weighs in at a puny 1.8MB and is listed as software version JWR66Y. The information comes from T-Mobile's website which shows that the...

Qualcomm to blame for missing Nexus factory images, and Jean-Baptiste Quéru

Qualcomm to blame for missing Nexus factory images, and Jean-Baptiste Quéru "quitting AOSP"

posted: 07 Aug 2013, 18:39

It has been a pretty rough time for Jean-Baptiste Quéru recently. JBQ is (was?) the affable software engineer at Google who was maintained the images/binaries for the Android Open Source...

Moto X vs Nexus 4 vs HTC One specs comparison

Moto X vs Nexus 4 vs HTC One specs comparison

posted: 01 Aug 2013, 15:15

Moto X seems to be this year's best candidate for a Nexus phone in everything but in name and maybe price, as Google likely didn't wan't every Android maker to freak out if it does a Nexus handset with the subsidiary Motorola, after swearing...

Android 4.3 on a Nexus 4 improves the benchmarks

Android 4.3 on a Nexus 4 improves the benchmarks

posted: 19 Jul 2013, 08:03

Yesterday, we saw Android 4.3 leak out after the system dump was ripped from a Nexus 4. After a few hours, the good folks over at XDA were able to compile a flashable zip from the dump, which means adventurous users around the world began...

Android 4.3 leaks out for the Nexus 4, tells a story of chance

Android 4.3 leaks out for the Nexus 4, tells a story of chance

posted: 18 Jul 2013, 07:44

Ever wondered what it would be like to win the lottery? Well, the story of Google+ user Jeff Williams is just like that, with the exception of, you know, the money. But it did make a lot of people over at the XDA Developers...

White Nexus 4 listed as

White Nexus 4 listed as "no longer available for sale" in the Play Store

posted: 03 Jul 2013, 19:31

The white Nexus 4 has been on the ropes for a while now, but it has finally taken the knockout punch, apparently. Last week, the 8GB version of the phone went to "temporarily out of stock" in the Google Play Store,...

Here is why some Nexus 4 models have slightly different screens

Here is why some Nexus 4 models have slightly different screens

posted: 27 Jun 2013, 07:27

We recently noticed an issue with two Nexus 4 units that we happen to have in the office - one of them had a screen with noticeably warmer color temperature. So, we decided to get scientific and run some tests, and indeed,...

T-Mobile bundles white Google Nexus 4 with free wireless charger

T-Mobile bundles white Google Nexus 4 with free wireless charger

posted: 19 Jun 2013, 03:40

For a limited time, those who choose to buy a white Google Nexus 4 from T-Mobile will get a free gift to sweeten the deal. The carrier is throwing in a wireless charger at now cost, presumably the official accessory that...

Tracking error with white Nexus 4 is nothing to worry about says Google

Tracking error with white Nexus 4 is nothing to worry about says Google

posted: 04 Jun 2013, 17:14

A few people who had ordered the newly released white Nexus 4 had some tracking trouble recently, but according to Google, there's nothing to worry about. Still, it was an annoying issue for those affected. Apparently,...

White Nexus 4 now available in the U.S.

White Nexus 4 now available in the U.S.

posted: 31 May 2013, 13:33

The white version of the Google Nexus 4 has only been official for a few days now, but the rollout is already ahead of schedule. The early talk was that the device wouldn't be available until June 10th (the same day that has been rumored for the release...

Google Nexus 4 finally available in LG's home country

Google Nexus 4 finally available in LG's home country

posted: 31 May 2013, 07:26

The Google Nexus 4, which was sold out on a number of occasions, was certainly one of the most demanded Android handsets of 2012; despite the lack of LTE connectivity, it took months from the time that the phone originally went on sale...

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