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Nexus 4 White finally gets official

Nexus 4 White finally gets official

The long-rumored white Nexus 4 has finally been made official, with LG whipping the covers off the paler version of the pure-Android smartphone. Functionally-identical to the existing Nexus 4, which until now has only been available in black, the new color "Nexus 4 White" variant comes with the same Android 4.2 Jelly Bean OS and 4.7-inch 1280 x 768 display, and is expected to begin a global roll out at the end of this month.

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Google Keep Review

Google Keep Review

With Google Keep you've got a note-taking interface created by the company to be a one-stop-shop inside Android. Like Google Now, this is another value-added element that will be present in most or all future Android devices, and it's tied to your Google account through Google Drive. If you head to https://drive.google.com/keep/ right this minute (and you're logged in to your Google account), you'll find an interface not unlike the one we're looking at today on an Android smartphone.

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SlimPort HDMI Adapter Review

SlimPort HDMI Adapter Review

With the Google Nexus 4 the Mobility DisplayPort (MyDP) standard was born in the real world - it being the first device to have the ability to transmit information from its microUSB port out to HDMI. The second device to work with this growing standard is the LG Optimus G Pro, a device we've had our hands on more than once recently as well. With the SlimPort HDMI Adapter, the folks at Analogix have taken hold of this soon-to-explode standard technology and have made it a real working model - with the device we're reviewing today, you'll be outputting video from your Nexus 4 or Optimus G Pro to an HDMI cable to your HDTV at full 1080p - sound included!

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Nexus 4 Wireless Charging Orb hits Google Play

Nexus 4 Wireless Charging Orb hits Google Play

Today Google has officially put the Nexus 4 Wireless Charger up for sale, it being a long-awaited half-orb instilled with the power to charge the power of the LG-made Nexus 4. This device is an oddity in the halls of Google-made hardware in that it essentially takes on the shape of the Nexus Q (at defunct Google product currently "back on the drawing board") and acts as a charger for wireless devices - specifically the Nexus 4 here. And it's up for sale right this minute!

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Nexus 4 $50 deal prompts T-Mobile stock shortage

Nexus 4 $50 deal prompts T-Mobile stock shortage

Mobile carrier T-Mobile USA has placed the Google Nexus 4 smartphone on sale this week for a surprising nearly-$250 discount, going "out of stock" once again rather rapidly after having done so. This announcement comes quickly after it was figured out by some intrepid fans that LG had ramped up production so well that 1,000,000 units were now on the market - a giant undertaking and speed-up compared to what was out only a few months ago! T-Mobile will now be making sure they're back in-stock as quickly as they've drained out - and will a massive influx of Android users on their hands, they'll certainly be glad to do so!

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Nexus 4 serial codes hit 1 million units: find yours now!

Nexus 4 serial codes hit 1 million units: find yours now!

This week it would appear that production of the Google Nexus 4 by LG has reached a whopping 1,000,000 units. Information leading to this revelation comes from the folks at XDA Developers Forums and specifically a post by the member known as draugaz with his de-coding of a serial code from Turkey which points to the 999,998th in a line of production units that continues to march on to this day. The code break-down was done several weeks ago when two different IMEI-reading websites appeared to help the Nexus 4 addicts amongst us discover more information about each individual unit.

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