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Almost There: Nexus 5 Review

One year ago, the Nexus 4 rocked the smartphone boat, when it was released with top-of-the-line feature pack for a ridiculously low $299 USD price tag. But we also still remember its shortfalls: lack of LTE, underwhelming camera and poor battery life. The Nexus 5 is now here. What is noticeable at first encounter is that it is slightly more expensive. That could have been good news, because it also could mean that it may be better equipped than its ...
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Google’s Nexus 5 Is Here

Google has just made the Nexus 5 official. As expected, the latest Nexus smartphone is manufactured by LG. It rocks a 4.95" LCD display with 1080p resolution, which adds up to a pixel density of 445 ppi and Gorilla Glass 3 for enhanced screen protection. Inside the Nexus 5 is a 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 chipset with four Krait 400 cores and Adreno 330 GPU, 2GB of RAM and Android 4.4 KitKat. Internal storage options are either 16GB or 32GB ...
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Soon: Nexus 5 Rumor Roundup

Google's Nexus 5 is coming soon. Any day now. All leaks lead to a Friday release. Yes... this coming friday, 48 hours from now. Rumors are all over the place, and as the probable target date approaches, things go even crazier. Launch Date Predictions for its rollout date have so far missed, with predictions for a release date falling short on October 15, October 18, and last Monday, October 28. Design All leaks converge towards the strong belief ...
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My Month With Nexus 4’s Jelly Bean

Having been an avid iOS supporter for just over 2 years, I was both excited and cautious when I got my first Android phone, the Sony Xperia TX 2 months ago. I have to say that I was not disappointed with this Operating System and back then, I was still running Ice Cream Sandwich. So imagine my excitement when I was told that LG would generously be giving us a Nexus 4, Google's flagship Jelly Bean device, to try out. Keep in mind that this review ...
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LG Is Reportedly Building the Next Nexus Phone – [Rumor]

Google's I/O event is just a few days away and rumors keep hitting us all over the place. After several leaks of what might be the upcoming Android iteration (pushed up to version 4.3 with no change log appearing anywhere, yet), we are now getting several rumors about the upcoming Google's own next Nexus phone. The Nexus 4 (our review here) was manufactured by LG and, despite some shipment issues at the beginning, proved to be a successful contender ...
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Google Rumored to Open its Own Retail Stores

A rumor emerged last week claiming that Google will follow the (old) steps of Apple and open its own chain of physical stores in the US and hopefully, across the world. Reports from 9to5Google mention that the search engine giant is looking to venture into seriously opening permanent retail locations before the end of 2013. This rumor was backed-up by the Wall Street Journal on the same day claiming the same thing. This move is totally understandable ...
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Nexus 4 Review

I have been a Nexus user for quite some time now; having owned both the Samsung Nexus S and the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, I could not describe my excitement when Google announced the LG Nexus 4 on October 29th of this year. Getting the Nexus 4 was a hassle, with a scarce and limited supply of the device, I had to fight many eBayers before I was able to win one through a bid. So, how does the LG Nexus 4 stand among its predecessors and the fierce competition ...
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Google Apologizes for Nexus 4 Shipments

Few months ago, Apple released their latest iteration of iOS (6th of the name) natively sporting the new Apple Maps. After the terrible havoc that followed the release, mainly because the Apple Maps were so bad for many reasons, Tim Cook was pushed to publicly express himself on the matter, and even had to issue a formal apology regarding Apple's mistake; soon after this episode, Scott Forstall (Senior Vice President of iOS Software) was laid off ...
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Tablets Holidays Poll: Which One Do You Prefer? [Poll]

So you have taken our Smartphones Holidays Poll and now you realized that Santa will be very generous with you this year and give you the choice of a tablet. 2012 has been a busy year when it comes to tablets releases; every major company jumped in to try and grab a good share of the market. You had a choice between different operating systems, screen sizes, general hardware specifications as well as OEM customization. Composing the below list was ...
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Smartphones: Which One Do You Prefer? [Poll]

Christmas is getting near and it has been a very busy year in the smartphone world; fierce competition, amazing spec sheets and most importantly, a wide variety of choices. Receiving a Smartphone has been one of the most popular gifts lately, and we at Tech-Ticker would love to know what is your Smartphone of choice for the upcoming holidays that you wish Santa would get you. We have picked a list from what we believe are the top Smartphones of ...
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A Tastier Flavor of Jelly Bean: What’s New in Android 4.2

The announcement made by Google on October 29th did not just include a new family of Nexus devices, but also a small update to the Android OS with some features that many users will be delighted to have and even brag about. First and foremost, the OS version has been boosted from the latest 4.1.2 (currently available on the Nexus S, Galaxy Nexus and Nexus 7) to 4.2 while maintaining the "Jelly Bean" name. Some were speculating that this updated ...
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4, 7 , 10… The Google Playground Is Wide Open

Well Sandy, you forced Google to cancel the Playground event, but this won't refrain anyone from enjoying it on the internet. We welcome today a new breed of Nexus devices that will make you feel the ongoing growth of Android; three devices, two new ones and one with added love. Let us introduce you to the Nexus 4, Nexus 7, and the Nexus 10. Three different manufacturers for three different devices. LG is having the privilege of releasing ...
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