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Could the Nexus 4 finally be heading to Canada's TELUS?

Price cards, dummy​ units signal arrival of Nexus 4 on Canadian carrier Many Canadian mobile operators have been offering the LG-made Nexus 4 for the past several months, but TELUS has been a notable hold-out. Today we're starting to see signs that the carrier might be preparing to offer the...
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Confirmed: Nexus 4 shipping with updated design

Small nubs now lift the back of the phone up off a table; camera lens gets a slight redesign Android Central has confirmed that the Nexus 4 has undergone a little bit of a design tweak. As first reported by German site MobiFlip. there are now a couple of small nubs on the rear of the phone,...
Nexus 4 in Brazil

Nexus 4 now available in Brazil

A quick heads up for our friends in Brazil -- you can now purchase the Google Nexus 4. So sayeth our pal Carlos via e-mail, as well as Google's own Hugo Barra. You can snag it at Ponto Frio as well Fast Shop. And while you're at it, be sure to swing by our Nexus 4 forums should any questions arise...
Mounted USB Drive on Nexus 4

Android Advanced: USB OTG on the Nexus 4

Owners of previous Nexus devices have enjoyed the ability to directly connect to USB flash drives and other peripherals using USB OTG (On The Go). The online help manual for the Nexus 4 originally said it would also have this feature, until Google removed it, instead suggesting the use of...
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Nexus 4 Bumpers in stock in the U.S. Google Play Store

Perhaps one of the most sought after accessories on Google Play, the bumper case for Google's Nexus 4 is back in stock. Ever since the launch of the Nexus 4, Google has had problems getting these bumpers out to customers. Even those who ordered on launch day were told to expect delays up to 3...
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Nexus 4 back in stock at German Google Play Store

The UK isn't the only country that's just seen a fresh influx of Nexus 4 stock at its Google Play Store. Today the official +Nexus Google+ page sends word that the coveted handset is now back in stock in Germany. The phone is available in 8GB and 16GB flavors for €299 and €349 respectively, and...
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Nexus 4 up for sale once again in the UK Play Store

After a not-so-brief hiatus from the U.K. Play Store, the Nexus 4 is back up for sale. In both 8GB and 16GB versions for £239 and £279, respectively. We can't say how long this will last, but if you have yet to get your hands on one directly from the source, now is the time. Nexus 4 8GB on...
LG Nexus 4 versus HTC One

HTC One versus LG Nexus 4

They're two of the hottest Android phones around right now, so how do the HTC One and the Nexus 4 stack up? When Google released the LG-made Nexus 4 late last year, it went toe-to-toe with the leading hardware of the time at a fraction of the price. Now we've got our hands on the HTC One, one of...

White Nexus 4 bumper appears at a Videotron store in Montreal

We've heard rumors and stories about the "official" white Nexus 4 bumper before, but this is the first time we've ever heard about one for sale. Sitting in the case at a Videotron store in Montreal, Canada beside the normal black Nexus 4 bumper, it's just screaming to be bought. The $19.99 price...
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Nexus 4 Launches in Japan

This has been an exciting couple of months for Google fans in Japan. First the Nexus 10 launches, then the 3G Nexus 7, and now finally the Nexus 4. The Japanese product page is up, giving a rundown of everything Google's latest flagship phone has to offer. The hardware looks identical to the U.S....
Nexus 4 charging orb

Win a Nexus 4 charging orb from Android Central's international giveaway

We've got four Nexus 4 charging orbs here, and each of them is looking for a loving home. That means it's giveaway time again! We want to give all four of these to someone who can use them, and unlike Google, we're doing it worldwide. We're going to break it up to make sure two of these go to...
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Dbrand vinyl skins for LG Nexus 4 review

Glass-backed devices like the Nexus 4 look great. But a glass back, like any design decision, is a compromise. Glass -- even reinforced glass like Corning’s Gorilla Glass 2 -- is less durable than metal or plastics. And besides, not everyone is fond of the look and feel of a glass-backed...
OpenCL

Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 found to have OpenCL drivers

The researchers and ubergeeks over at Anandtech have discovered undocumented OpenCL drivers on both the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10. I know a few folks out there just got a little bit excited, but for the rest of us OpenCL needs a little explanation. The chip in your modern Android smartphone has both a...
Nexus 4 charger x-ray

An awesome X-ray look at the Nexus 4 and its wireless charger

What's cooler than having a Nexus 4 and its official wireless charging orb to go along with it? How about having access to an X-ray machine and taking a look inside? Joshua Perry on Google+ has done just that, bombarding both phone and charger with radiation and posting the results. Probably the...
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Announcing our Valentine's Day contest winners

Back at the beginning of the month we decided to have a monster Valentine's Day contest. Now that it's closed, we're amazed at the response, and loved going through all the pictures. It's great putting a face to the names, ya know? Valentine's Day has come and gone, and Mrs. Nickinson has picked...
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The Nexus 4 Wireless Charger

It's simple, it's stylish, and it chargers your phone wirelessly - it's also a little pricey at $59 There's really not a whole lot to say about the Nexus 4 Wireless Charger. It's a $59 Qi-standard compatible wireless charger that charges your Nexus 4. Plug it in, put the phone on it, and go. No...
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T-Mobile still offering the Nexus 4 on contract for just $49, sale ends Monday

We're not really recommending that you agree to a two-year contract with an operator for a Nexus 4. But if you just have to have one, and if you just have to have one for about one-fourth the cost of the base 8GB model, T-Mobile still has them on sale over the weekend for $49. That's with a new...
Ubuntu

Developer preview of Ubuntu hits Nexus 4, Galaxy Nexus on Feb. 21

Canonical today announced that the developer preview of its Ubuntu mobile operating system will be available for the Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 4 on Feb. 21. Ubuntu, of course, is one of the more popular Linux distributions. Its move to the mobile space "marks the start of a new era for Ubuntu,"...
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Google rolls out Nexus 4 retail locator

Google this afternoon set up a Google Map deal where you can find retail locations that carry the Nexus 4. That's good. And long overdue. The one catch is that you can't actually tell if your nearest store has any in stock. You'll need to call ahead (or just show up, we suppose) to find out. The...
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Android 4.2.2 factory images now available for Nexus devices

Following the recent OTA roll-out, Android 4.2.2 factory images are now available for the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 (Wifi-only and 3G), Nexus 10 and GSM Galaxy Nexus ("yakju" and "takju" variants). As always, the files contain a complete backup of the base Android firmware for these devices. That means...

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