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Lilbits (5-31-2013): White Nexus 4, Cheap Ivy Bridge PCs

Google’s flagship smartphone features a 4.7 inch, 1280 x 720 pixel display, Gorilla Glass on both the front and the back, and a speedy Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor. The Nexus 4 may not be quite as fast or have quite the same screen resolution as the latest handsets from Samsung, Sony, LG, or HTC. […]

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Google Nexus 4 back on sale in Canada

Google will start taking orders for the popular Nexus 4 smartphone in Canada this afternoon at 3:00PM Eastern. This actually marks the return of the Nexus 4 to the Google Play Store in Canada. But Google sold out of phones almost immediately when the Nexus 4 first launched last month. Now it’s time for a […]

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CyanogenMod releases 10.1 source code (based on Android 4.2), ROMs coming soon

The developers of the popular CyanogenMod custom Android operating system are getting ready to release their first builds based on Google Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Today the team announced that the initial source code for CyanogenMod 10.1 is available, which means that independent developers can start building unofficial versions of CM 10.1 for a range […]

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How to unlock, root Google Nexus 4, use custom recovery and more

The Google Nexus 4 is one of the first devices to ship with Google Android 4.2 Jelly Bean software. But if you want to install custom firmware, run apps that require root access, or make other changes, there’s good news: The Nexus 4 is just about as easy to work with as earlier Nexus devices. […]

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LG Nexus 4, Android 4.2 caught on video

Google may have postponed today’s LG Nexus 4 launch event due to a pesky little hurricane. But Swedish website Swedroid has gone ahead and posted a video of the new phone in action, complete with some new Android 4.2 features. The video is now marked private, but it was visible for a while this morning. […]