DougDot writes: "Here's the deal: you see, we all know that the Nexus 4 was not designed on purpose to prevent wifi and bluetooth from being used at the same time. We all know that it is a bug. Well, all of us except for Steve, apparently. Here, read for yourselves:..."
DougDot writes: "Which sort of brings up the question: is it evil of Google to sell product which they know is defective, and to do so for months without telling us? And then to sort of, unannounced-like slip out a software release that silently fixes things?"
DougDot writes: "Lately, it seems all the news sources have been soft-balling Google regarding the Nexus 4, the Nexus7, and the 10. And especially with regard to wifi and bluetooth bugs that crept into the Adnroid distribution with version 4.2.
Well, as it turns out, the masses are not happy. Not happy at all. Read on to find out why."
DougDot writes: "This isn't a story about the Google Nexus 4 phone, nor is it about the fact that there have been problems with its wifi and bluetooth operation that have persisted since the initial sales of the phone last November.
It is a story about Google's astonishing apparent indifference to the failings of the phone, and to its estimated customer base of ~400,000 users."
DougDot writes: "If you have caught the gist of where we are going with the article, it will come as no great surprise to hear that it took *forever* to get Google's attention regarding broken wifi network behavior with the Nexus 4."
DougDot writes: "The debut of Google's new Nexus 4 phone has been a less than smooth experience for the the internet giant, from minute one of day one. To the no-doubt embarrassment of the the management of a company that is the embodiment of "big computing", their public-facing ecommerce systems were totally incapable of meeting the initial demand for the new Nexus 4. Play.google.com servers crashed under load in the first few minutes after the phone went up for sale on November 12, 2012, and stayed down for most of the day. [...]"