Lately, it seems an increasing number of mythical tech devices are becoming reality before their makers actually make them official.
The iPad Mini was a foregone conclusion before Apple finally made it so this week, for example. And now a U.K. retailer is pushing the Nexus 4 into the world before its existence has been confirmed by the officialdom at Google and LG.
Carphone Warehouse is already offering preorders for the next Google Android reference design -- days before it's expected to be announced at a media event -- and is promising delivery on October 30.
Google has sent out invitations to an October 29 event in New York, and CNET has confirmed that the LG Nexus 4 phone running the latest version of Android 4.2 will be introduced, along with a new 10-inch Nexus tablet.
The Nexus 4 is alleged to be inspired by the LG Optimus G and has already been outed time and time again through leaks in recent months.
Almost makes you think Google might have actually wanted to build up the myth a little before making it official.
(Via The Next Web)