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Remember a year ago? It's tough, for sure, but right about this time last year, Google introduced its latest Nexus smartphone. The LG-built Nexus 4 wasn't quite as high-end as prior Nexus units, but then again, neither was the price. Now, however, the price is moving south, and it's clearly in "darn near irresistible" territory at this point. If you're looking for a stable, reliable, unlocked Android smartphone that'll be on the upgrade train (in terms of Android point releases, that is) for the foreseeable future, look no further. The Nexus 4 has fallen to just $199 for the 8GB unit, representing a staggering $100 price cut. The 16GB model has fallen as well, with its asking price now at $249.... Read more...
If you’re one of the lucky folks who managed to get their hands on a very cool Google Nexus 4 before they sold out (or are waiting the 2-3 weeks until Google ships you the Nexus 4 you recently ordered), there’s a wireless charging station you can now purchase, too. The Nexus 4 Wireless Charger is available now on the Google Play Store for $59.99; the product listing says that the device will ship “soon”, in less than a week. There are few details available about the Qi-powered device, but we do know that it’s black, uses inductive charging, and can charge your Nexus 4 in about four hours. The charger is shaped like a ball sliced in half, with a flat part on the bottom.... Read more...
When Google made its attractive Nexus 4 smartphone available for sale back in November, it sold out in about half an hour in the Google Play Store. Clearly, LG (the actual manufacturer of the device) and Google grossly underestimated the demand for the Nexus 4, but there’s been no way to tell how many units were available in the first place. However, some sleuthing and teamwork on the part of posters on the XDA Developers Forum reveals that the number of handsets LG manufactured could be as low as 370,000--70,000 in October, 90,000 in in November, and 210,000 in December. The folks on the forum used a link to an LG mobile site where they could enter their phone’s IMEI number and receive... Read more...