We were beginning to wonder if Google was ever going to list the device as sold out, or simply continue pushing back the shipping date. At one point listed as shipping in 8-9 weeks, the 16GB Nexus 4 is now officially listed as “sold out ” on the Google Play Store. We’re not sure how long before LG replenishes some of Google’s supply but hopefully it wont be long. We seen it drop to out of stock status on the first day of December, but that was the 8GB model (which is still listed as sold out). As it stands, it looks like the chances of snagging one of these before Christmas are slim.
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Simply, as the name implies, is a dead simple “app” for Facebook. It’s a Chrome custom tab for Facebook. That means it uses the power of Chrome, but it doesn’t get lost in the mix of the Chrome browser.
Rumors of HTC building not one, but two Nexus devices for Google this year are starting to sound a little more real. After learning possible codenames, specs for the 5-inch HTC Nexus have allegedly leaked.
OnePlus is working is releasing an update for the onePlsu 3 which will improve the color accuracy of the display and tweak the phone’s RAM management. For now, the update is only heading to review units, but OnePlus will be releasing it to consumers “a bit later on.”
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HTC has announced that Peter Chou is longer employed at HTC and has not worked for the company since September of 2015. He is currently an executive director at Digital Domain – a digital production company that’s behind most of the top-grossing Hollywood movies.
You feel OnePlus cut corners with the OnePlus 3? Carl Pei doesn’t like that, and — in my opinion — he’s got every right to be upset.
The OnePlus 3 is officially available and shipping to customers. Whether you’re new or a veteran Android user, you’ll want to check out our list of 15 things every OnePlus 3 owner should do. Something we missed? Leave your suggestions in the post.
The general rule of thumb for updates on Android devices is two years of updates from a device’s launch date for major OS upgrades. For Google, this is more than just a “general rule of thumb”: it’s a requirement of theirs. And now they’re showing you exactly when your device will lose its update guarantee.