x PhoneArena is looking for new authors! To view all available positions, click here.
Nexus 4 gets root/unlock ToolKit

Nexus 4 gets root/unlock ToolKit

posted: 20 Nov 2012, 22:48

For those of you that love to live in the Android mod community, the Nexus 4 is getting the same treatment that the Galaxy Nexus had before it. There is a new ToolKit to help you easily do all those great things like unlocking the bootloader, rooting, and backing...

One lucky person gets a free Google Nexus 4 from Google

One lucky person gets a free Google Nexus 4 from Google

posted: 20 Nov 2012, 17:40

The squeaky wheel gets the oil, or perhaps a free Google Nexus 4 as one Google customer found out; after he never received confirmation of his order or shipping information, a vaguely worded email from Google let to a free smartphone...

White LG Nexus 4 expected to arrive in December, bundled with a Google Nexus 7

White LG Nexus 4 expected to arrive in December, bundled with a Google Nexus 7

posted: 20 Nov 2012, 07:17

Although the existence of a white LG Nexus 4 has not been officially confirmed yet, U.K. cellular service provider TalkTalk already has the smartphone on pre-order. However, the handset isn't being offered...

New shipments of the Google Nexus 4 are on the way

New shipments of the Google Nexus 4 are on the way

posted: 20 Nov 2012, 02:01

Good new for those afraid that they would have to wait up to three weeks to receive their Google Nexus 4 as emailed shipping confirmations show that another batch of the stock Android handset are soon to be delivered...

Google Nexus 4 hits the pavement in this new drop test - see what happens

Google Nexus 4 hits the pavement in this new drop test - see what happens

posted: 19 Nov 2012, 09:05

Drop tests are always fun and exciting to watch. And even if there's something inside us that subconsciously tells us that destroying expensive smartphones on purpose is wrong, we always end up watching yet another...

Nexus 4 teardown shows hepta-band LTE chip

Nexus 4 teardown shows hepta-band LTE chip

posted: 17 Nov 2012, 10:56

This is a bit strange. We reported on the teardown of the Nexus 4 yesterday, but we didn't notice an interesting thing that was uncovered. Luckily, a reader sent us a tip. Apparently, the Nexus 4 has a hepta-band Qualcomm LTE chip built-in...

The Google Nexus 4 is taken apart

The Google Nexus 4 is taken apart

posted: 16 Nov 2012, 21:24

So iFixit did their thing with the Google Nexus 4 and found no surprises although getting to the battery apparently required more hard work than expected; the rear cover contained pressure contacts to power the NFC antenna and connect the induction coil for...

How to root your Google Nexus 4: XDA-Devs member HQRaja ready with the solution

How to root your Google Nexus 4: XDA-Devs member HQRaja ready with the solution

posted: 16 Nov 2012, 07:18

Now the floodgates of custom ROMs, modifications and numerous tweaks will open, squeezing the last breath out of the hardware and interface performance, and the Nexus 4 is no slouch, so we fully expect...

Nexus 4's camera produces purple lens flare, too

Nexus 4's camera produces purple lens flare, too

posted: 16 Nov 2012, 03:35

Well, we guess nothing is perfect in this world. Not even the Google Nexus 4 by LG, although we can easily forgive its few drawbacks due to the marvelous price Google has attached to it...

Some Google Nexus 4 orders are now on three week backorder

Some Google Nexus 4 orders are now on three week backorder

posted: 15 Nov 2012, 15:48

Even though some orders for the Google Nexus 4 are being sent out as we noted, Google is sending some unlucky people an email telling them that their order will now ship within three weeks; Google is giving those whose device is...

Your Google Nexus 4 is on the way to the house right now

Your Google Nexus 4 is on the way to the house right now

posted: 15 Nov 2012, 13:57

If you recently ordered the new Android 4.2 flavored Google Nexus 4, it is possible that a confirmation slip and shipping information is in an email on your computer; UPS didn't include estimated delivery dates, but it is nice to...

First Nexus 4 orders now arriving in the EU

First Nexus 4 orders now arriving in the EU

posted: 15 Nov 2012, 06:10

OK, the Nexus 4 launch was a small fail for Google's online store, but how could you blame them, when they're offering such a wonderful handset at such an unbelievable price...

Update to Google Voice kills Android 4.2 bug

Update to Google Voice kills Android 4.2 bug

posted: 14 Nov 2012, 14:35

On Tuesday, we told you how Google Voice was force closing on Android 4.2 as soon as the recipient's name for a text message was being typed in; an update to the Google Voice app in the Google Play Store kills bugs dead...

Besides Google Nexus 4, T-Mobile launches HTC 8X, Nokia Lumia 810 and Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 10.1

Besides Google Nexus 4, T-Mobile launches HTC 8X, Nokia Lumia 810 and Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 10.1

posted: 14 Nov 2012, 13:51

It is a busy day at T-Mobile as the Google Nexus 4, HTC 8X, Nokia Lumia 810 smartphones are being launched along with the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 tablet; the Windows Phone 8 powered...

Google: Nexus 4 will be available again

Google: Nexus 4 will be available again "in the coming weeks"

posted: 14 Nov 2012, 04:57

As planned, the highly anticipated LG Nexus 4 smartphone landed on the Google Play store yesterday, but the ordering process was a pretty bumpy ride for everyone who tried to purchase one, us included. The overwhelming demand...

440 pixels per inch for $200: HTC Droid DNA vs iPhone 5 vs Galaxy S III vs Nexus 4 screen comparison

440 pixels per inch for $200: HTC Droid DNA vs iPhone 5 vs Galaxy S III vs Nexus 4 screen comparison

posted: 14 Nov 2012, 04:41

Breaking the Full HD screen barrier on our handsets has been the subject of myths and speculations ever since we broke the HD one, and now, with the HTC Droid DNA, we have for...

Alleged photo of white LG Nexus 4 appears

Alleged photo of white LG Nexus 4 appears

posted: 14 Nov 2012, 04:13

Evidence in support of the rumors that a white LG Nexus 4 is coming we've come across several times already. This time, however, we think we might have a photo of the real deal...

Nexus 4 is now sold out in the US, 32GB Nexus 10 supply depleted as well

Nexus 4 is now sold out in the US, 32GB Nexus 10 supply depleted as well

posted: 14 Nov 2012, 02:19

If you have tried purchasing the Nexus 4, the latest Android flagship by Google, you almost certainly bumped into the wonky experience that was Google Play…

Google Nexus 4 to be available from 'select' T-Mobile stores on Wednesday

Google Nexus 4 to be available from 'select' T-Mobile stores on Wednesday

posted: 14 Nov 2012, 00:42

Today, those of you who missed out on the Google Nexus 4 from the Google Play Store, will have a shot at picking up the phone at T-Mobile for a price of $199.99 with a two-year contract with the Classic plan;...

Problems in Android 4.2 silence Google Voice

Problems in Android 4.2 silence Google Voice

posted: 13 Nov 2012, 19:33

For Android 4.2 users, trying to send a text message using Google Voice results in the app crashing as soon as you try to type in the recipient's name; a software update should solve the problem and in the meantime, you might want to delay updating...

Latest stories