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Nexus 4's Android 4.4 KitKat OTA download links now available

For those of you who just can't stand waiting for the Nexus 4 Android 4.4 KitKat update to roll out over the air — but who also don't have an unlocked bootloader, here's your quick path to updating. XDA's got the manual install URLs for the update, which you can apply through adb sideload in...
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Nexus 4 KitKat OTA updates are starting!

238MB update brings users from 4.3 to 4.4 To end a busy day filled with updates in style, the Nexus 4 OTA to KitKat seems to have begun. We've seen several reports of users getting the new KRT16S build pushed to them this evening — which should end a lot of tension for fans. Seeing the new build...
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Google posts Android 4.4 factory image for Nexus 4

In what should be a pretty clear sign that an over-the-air update is coming soon, Google has posted the factory image for Android 4.4 KitKat for the Nexus 4. Factory images are  especially helpful if you bork your device playing hax0r — or if you just want an easy way to start from scratch. In the...
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Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 will all get Android 4.4 KitKat

Yeah, yeah. The new Nexus 5 is the first with Android 4.4. But if you're sitting on one of those other Nexus devices — as in 2012's Nexus 4 and Nexus 10, and the Nexus 7 (we presume both the 2012 and 2013 versions of it), know this: You'll be getting KitKat in the coming weeks as well. In addition...
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Nexus 4 16GB now out of stock on Google Play, too

Third-party retailers still selling the device, but no indication of how long stock will hold Update: The Verge is reporting via a "trusted source" that this is the end of the road for the Nexus 4 in the U.S., and that no new N4 stock will be arriving. Original story: After seeing the 8GB...
Mugen Power Case for Nexus 4.

Mugen Power Case for the Nexus 4

Battery cases are big. This is, of course, because they are cases that contain not just your phone, but another battery with which you will charge your phone. And so here we give you a quick look at the Mugen Power Case for the Nexus 4. It's a big battery case — 4,500 mAh and easily double the...
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iPhone 5s vs. the competition: Spec comparison

See how the latest from Apple stacks up against the Nexus 4 and HTC One It's no secret that Apple has just unveiled its latest devices, the iPhone 5s and 5c, and while our friends over at iMore dive deeper into the Apple-centric coverage we want to see how its latest device's specs stack up...
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Nexus 4 8GB sells out, reportedly won't be restocked

$249 16GB model still on sale; no indication that more 8GB stock is on the way Just a handful of days after Google cut the price of the Nexus 4 by $100, the phone has once again gone out of stock on the Play Store. While many of us have flashbacks to the stocking issues that hindered the device'...
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10 phones that now cost more than the Nexus 4

The Nexus 4's new price tag makes it cheaper than a lot of entry-level phones and older models Google’s recent, dramatic price cut for the Nexus 4 on the Google Play Store has made it one of the best value handsets you can pick up. In fact, at £159 in the UK and $199 in the U.S., the Nexus 4...
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Nexus 4 price drops by $100 on Google Play to $199 or $249 [Updated]

The best deal in smart phones just got better, but why is the price dropping? Update: The official Google Play Twitter account has just confirmed the "25% off or more" sale for the Nexus 4 is active in Australia, Canada, Germany, France, Spain, Korea, US and UK. Original story: When Google put...
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Android 4.3 JWR66Y security update landing on some Nexus phones

It looks like that T-Mobile U.S. update advisory was right on the money. A few hours after T-Mo updated its support site with word of a security update for the Nexus 4, we're seeing signs that an update to build JWR66Y (from the earlier JWR66V) is pushing out to the Nexus 4 and (GSM) Galaxy Nexus...
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T-Mobile outs Nexus 4 OTA, says security fixes coming today

JWR66Y update said to contain security fixes, checks in at 1.8MB While it isn't the bug-fix 4.3.1 update many are wanting (welcome to the world of owning a Nexus!), T-Mobile has put up an information sheet about the JWR66Y update that they say was released today (August 20th). We've heard rumor...
ZeroLemon for Nexus 4.

Review: The ZeroLemon Nexus 4 Juicer Removable Battery Case

With great power comes great hideousness ... How badly do you want to have a battery case — with a removable battery — for your Nexus 4? Or, let's ask it another way. How much ugly are you prepared to put in your pocket — assuming you have oversized pockets and they don't turn inside-out out...
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AC on the road: What's in Andrew's gear bag

Phones, tablets, computers and cameras - see what I'm using right now. As Jerry has reminded us, it's been a while since we've taken the time to show what devices and gear we're using on a daily basis to keep the content coming to the site and when we have some down time as well. Working for...
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White Nexus 4 reappears, on sale at UK retailer

Expansys now selling the 16GB white Nexus 4 despite no official UK launch The white Nexus 4, that most elusive of beasts, has reared its head once more and has appeared on sale finally, properly in the UK. Despite never receiving and official British launch, online tech retailer Expansys has a...
Seidio SURFACE for Nexus 4.

Seidio SURFACE kickstand case for Nexus 4 review

Protect your Nexus 4's fragile exterior and pick up some style points at the same time.   The Nexus 4's design has a lot of great features, but one of them isn't durability. With big plates of glass on both sides of the device and easily scuffed plastic around the sides, we wouldn't blame you...
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Nexus devices updated to Android 4.3 will now have TRIM support

Owners of original Nexus 7's with sluggish performance should see a speed boost after the update It seems that the curious case of the sluggish Nexus 7 has been solved with the inclusion of TRIM support in Android 4.3. TRIM is essentially a way for the device's software to communicate with the...
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Need help updating your Nexus 4 to Android 4.3?

It's important to remember that not everyone's a whiz when it comes to the command-line aspect of Android. And to that end, the fine folks in our forums — 1.6 million strong and growing — have you covered.  The over-the-air update that brings the Nexus 4 to Android 4.3 is pushing out now. But if...
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Android 4.3 for the Nexus 4 rolling out everywhere, here's the download link

Reports of the OTA arriving are coming in fast and furious The 4.3 OTA for the Nexus 4 seems to be rolling out en masse, as I'm getting reports from everywhere that it's now available. To check for the OTA yourself, open Settings, scroll down to About phone, and tap the System updates line item...
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Android 4.3 on the Nexus 4: A second look at the next version of Android

Bluetooth LE, OpenGL ES 3.0, new Wifi location settings and improved touch response A week out from the likely announcement of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean, we've just come across a second leak of the next version of Google's mobile OS. Android 4.3 (build JWR66N) originally leaked out for the Google...

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