Everyone its entitled to their own opinion. And I don't like it when people say @gruber is a fanboy, but this one is tough: he prefers Apple maps. I understand why he doesn't have comments on his blog. http://daringfireball.net/2012/12/google_maps_iphone
http://iamk.biz/12lkJyr Does Google pull the trigger on this? More and more it feels like Google needs to have control of the pipes as well as services that run on top of them. With that said it isn't there business and it could be a money pit.
@bretts The main thing I have to say is $299. The Nexus 4 is for T-Mobile and worldwide carriers so not having LTE is acceptable. Not to mention the improved battery life. The other thing reviewers don't mention is the wireless battery charging.