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Android 5.0 factory image for Nexus 4 is now available

Android 5.0 factory image for Nexus 4 is now available

14 November, 2014 | comments (86)

Android 5.0 Lollipop factory image for LG Nexus 4 is now available for download from Android Developers. The build number of the release is LRX21T. Google took extra two days to release the latest Android build to its 2012 flagship...

Tags: LG, Android


Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to the Nexus family

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to the Nexus family

12 November, 2014 | comments (956)

Android 5.0 Lollipop is now seeding to members of the Nexus product family. The latest firmware is available over-the-air or through factory image available for download. The Pure Google devices that are getting the Android 5.0 treatment...


Here are the droids confirmed to get 5.0 Lollipop so far

Here are the droids confirmed to get 5.0 Lollipop so far

19 October, 2014 | comments (201)

Google officially announced Android 5.0 Lollipop recently, and while that is great news and all, unless you are among the minority that is on Nexus or Google Play edition devices, what you are really looking for is when the OEMs, or the OEM of your...


Multiple Google employees spotted running Android L on Nexus 4

Multiple Google employees spotted running Android L on Nexus 4

22 September, 2014 | comments (43)

After Google released the developer preview of the Android L on just the Nexus 5 and the Nexus 7, those using the older Nexus 4 were left in the cloud of uncertainty, wondering whether their phone will get the final version when it releases later...

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Nexus 4 gets Saapunki update for its Jolla Sailfish OS port

Nexus 4 gets Saapunki update for its Jolla Sailfish OS port

23 June, 2014 | comments (20)

At the beginning of this year Jolla made the Nexus 4 a second home for its Sailfish OS and it has been keeping it up to date. The latest is the Saapunki update coming just two weeks after it hit Jolla's own phone. The update brings a number...


Google starts rolling out Android 4.4.4 update

Google starts rolling out Android 4.4.4 update

20 June, 2014 | comments (84)

It's been barely a month since Android 4.4.3 started rolling out for Nexus devices and Google has already started rolling out the 4.4.4 update. But while this may not be as big an update as its predecessor (which itself wasn't especially big) it...

Tags: Google, Android


T-Mobile releases Android 4.4.3 update for Nexus 4, 5 and 7

T-Mobile releases Android 4.4.3 update for Nexus 4, 5 and 7

03 June, 2014 | comments (14)

T-Mobile has announced that it will be rolling out the Android 4.4.3 update for the Nexus 4, the Nexus 5 and the Nexus 7. As you can tell from the version number, it is a minor update that mostly concentrates on bug fixes and performance...


Android 4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Nexus 4

Android 4.4 KitKat now seeding to the Nexus 4

20 November, 2013 | comments (657)

After several restless weeks of waiting, Nexus 4 users are finally getting the Android 4.4 update seeded to their devices. The new update is build KRT16S, which includes a few additional bugfixes introduced with the original KRT16O build. The...

Tags: LG, Google, Android


Bluetooth certification for Nexus 4 with LTE appears

Bluetooth certification for Nexus 4 with LTE appears

26 October, 2013 | comments (13)

The Nexus 4 officially did not have LTE support, tough people found a way to enable the hidden 4G connectivity. That didn’t work too well, but recently we’ve been seeing rumors that a Nexus 4 LTE is in the works. A Bluetooth certification just...

Tags: LG, Android


Nexus 5 appeared again, this time in the Google Play Store

Nexus 5 appeared again, this time in the Google Play Store

17 October, 2013 | comments (45)

The latest LG Nexus 5 leak surely trumped all the previous ones combined. The yet to be announced Android smartphone royalty briefly appeared in no other place but the Google Play Store. The Nexus 5 was briefly listed alongside a Nexus 7 and...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors


Canonical releases Ubuntu 13.1 with support for smartphones

Canonical releases Ubuntu 13.1 with support for smartphones

17 October, 2013 | comments (26)

Canonical took the wraps off Ubuntu 13.10. The latest version of the Linux-based OS is the first to feature a dedicated release of Ubuntu Touch for mobile devices. Ubuntu 13.10 comes with a small selection of mobile apps which includes a...

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Google will no longer offer the Nexus 4 in the United States

Google will no longer offer the Nexus 4 in the United States

16 September, 2013 | comments (28)

According to a fresh report, the LG Nexus 4 has reached the end of the line in the United States. The smartphone is currently out of inventory in the Play Store and, according to The Verge, Google has no plans to restock it. The US Play...

Tags: LG, Android


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Did Google "accidentally" leak a new Nexus smartphone?

03 September, 2013 | comments (99)

It looks like the Android 4.4 KitKat statue is not the only thing revealed by Google today. A mysterious smartphone, sporting a large Nexus logo on its back has made an unscheduled appearance as well. The mysterious smartphone you see in...

Tags: Android, Rumors


8GB Nexus 4 permanently goes out of stock from the Play Store

8GB Nexus 4 permanently goes out of stock from the Play Store

03 September, 2013 | comments (31)

Google recently dropped the price of the Nexus 4, bringing the 8GB model to a tantalizing $199 in the US. As one could have guessed, however, this was just to clear the stock of the device and that is exactly what has happened. The 8GB model...


Google gives the Nexus 4 a $100 price cut in the United States

Google gives the Nexus 4 a $100 price cut in the United States

27 August, 2013 | comments (79)

In a truly surprising fashion, Google gave the LG-made Nexus 4 smartphone a massive discount. The device is currently priced in the Google Play Store at a sweet $199 for the 8GB version, and $249 for a handset with 16GB of on-board memory. ...

Tags: LG, Android


Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 get Android 4.3 today

Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 get Android 4.3 today

24 July, 2013 | comments (486)

Google officially announced the latest version of Android operating system, 4.3, at its event today. The newest version of Android is a minor upgrade over the currently present Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS and brings restricted profiles, a few other...

Tags: Google, Android


Motorola X press image and specifications leak

Motorola X press image and specifications leak

20 July, 2013 | comments (89)

We are inching closer to the official launch of the Motorola X, slated to happen on August 1. Naturally, then, a few leaks are par for the course and we have not one but two today, in the form of a leaked press image as well as leaked...


Google Editions HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 go on sale

Google Editions HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S4 go on sale

26 June, 2013 | comments (89)

As originally promised, the Google Play editions of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and the HTC One have gone on sale today. Both top-shelf smartphones, running stock Android can be ordered from the Google Play Store in the United States. The Pure...

Tags: Samsung, HTC, Android


White LG Nexus 4 makes its way to the United States

White LG Nexus 4 makes its way to the United States

31 May, 2013 | comments (23)

The freshly announced white LG Nexus 4 has officially made its way to the United States. The eye-grabbing handset can be purchased at the moment both from the Google Play store and online at T-Mobile. In the Google Play store, the white...

Tags: LG, Android


New info claims LG is already working on the Nexus 5

New info claims LG is already working on the Nexus 5

30 May, 2013 | comments (55)

There's some conflicting information floating around regarding the Nexus 5 and LG's involvement – the VP of LG Mobile Europe said in an interview that LG isn’t working on the next Nexus, then LG said that the statements in the interview were...

Tags: LG, Android, Rumors