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Asus explains why the Google Nexus 7 has no rear camera, answer does not surprise

Asus explains why the Google Nexus 7 has no rear camera, answer does not surprise

posted: 20 Jul 2012, 04:58

The Google Nexus 7 does not have a main camera, and that should come as no surprise since the Tegra 3-powered 7-incher starts at $199 for its 8GB version. In fact, keeping the tablet's cost down was...

Analyst cuts forecast of Amazon Kindle Fire sales because of Google Nexus 7 and mini Apple iPad

Analyst cuts forecast of Amazon Kindle Fire sales because of Google Nexus 7 and mini Apple iPad

posted: 19 Jul 2012, 21:53

When the Google Nexus 7 was introduced, the first thought on everyone's mind was that this tablet could be a "Kindle-Fire" killer; sure enough, Cowen analyst Kevin Kopelman has cut his...

It's the Google Nexus 7 versus the Apple iPad in drop test

It's the Google Nexus 7 versus the Apple iPad in drop test

posted: 19 Jul 2012, 15:29

With some Google Nexus 7 users complaining about the build quality of the ASUS built tablet, the Google Nexus 7 stars in a drop test video along with the Apple iPad; ; which tablet holds up better when it kisses cement? Check it...

Google Nexus 7 has separation problem with its screen

Google Nexus 7 has separation problem with its screen

posted: 18 Jul 2012, 20:05

In the short time that the Google Nexus 7 has been in the hands of the general public, it has developed a separation problem and we don't mean it has a fear of leaving ASUS factories; it seems that over time the screen can move higher...

All Google Nexus 7 tablets receive update that brings Google Wallet to the tablet

All Google Nexus 7 tablets receive update that brings Google Wallet to the tablet

posted: 18 Jul 2012, 15:38

An update that was sent out to those 6,000 lucky ones who had received the Google Nexus 7 at the Google I/O developer's conference has now been sent out to all users of the tablet and includes Google...

Google posts Nexus 7 shipping details online

Google posts Nexus 7 shipping details online

posted: 18 Jul 2012, 00:14

So, you have already pre-ordered your Google Nexus 7 tablet from the Play store, and you are wondering when it might arrive at your doorstep? Well, you are not alone as demand for the tablet has been pretty high so far, and Google is trying to...

How many people does it take to unbox a Google Nexus 7?

How many people does it take to unbox a Google Nexus 7?

posted: 17 Jul 2012, 06:53

The first Google Nexus 7 unboxing videos have already hit the interwebs, and those who have seen them have probably noticed that getting your hands on the device inside is harder than one would imagine...

Google Nexus 7 to get OnLive game controller support

Google Nexus 7 to get OnLive game controller support

posted: 17 Jul 2012, 06:27

Are you into mobile gaming? Then you might have heard of OnLive – the cloud-based service that allows you to play high-quality video games on a smartphone or a tablet. What makes this service special is that all the computing is offloaded...

Google sends shipping notices to Canadians for Google Nexus 7 tablets

Google sends shipping notices to Canadians for Google Nexus 7 tablets

posted: 16 Jul 2012, 23:45

Those Canadians who were among the first to pre-order the Google Nexus 7 were feeling a little upset as some stores in the country started selling out of inventory this weekend; finally, Google has sent out some shipping...

Google Nexus 7 gets minor OTA update

Google Nexus 7 gets minor OTA update

posted: 16 Jul 2012, 01:08

The Google Nexus 7 has already received an OTA update, albeit a minor one to be sure; the build number is JRO03D and the 859KB update seems to add nothing but a little more technical information to the "About Tablet" screen,,,

The Nexus 7/Play Store catch-22

The Nexus 7/Play Store catch-22

posted: 13 Jul 2012, 21:07

The Google Nexus 7 tablet has seemingly already become a success even though it hasn't officially hit store shelves. As we've heard, Nexus 7 pre-orders have already sold out, but of course as we also know, Google isn't making much if any money on the tablet...

Retailers already reporting Nexus 7 as sold out

Retailers already reporting Nexus 7 as sold out

posted: 13 Jul 2012, 17:16

It seems like people really do love 7" tablets priced at $200 and branded by known companies (ie Google & Amazon, not Pandigital or Maylong,) because word has it that retail partners have already begun reporting that the Google Nexus 7 is sold...

Gamestop loaded with pre-ordered Google Nexus 7 units, awaiting the high sign from Google

Gamestop loaded with pre-ordered Google Nexus 7 units, awaiting the high sign from Google

posted: 13 Jul 2012, 12:07

Gamestop locations are said to be bursting at the seams with inventory of the Google Nexus 7 tablet that was pre-ordered; the chain, known for its video game sales and trades, has been branching...

Nexus 7 said to be shipping in the next day or two

Nexus 7 said to be shipping in the next day or two

posted: 12 Jul 2012, 16:17

Multiple reports have come out from various retailers, including one bit of info that supposedly came straight from Google, and it looks like the wait for the Nexus 7 may be just about over as the tablet could start shipping in the next...

Amazon is tinkering the idea of selling the Google Nexus 7 tablet?

Amazon is tinkering the idea of selling the Google Nexus 7 tablet?

posted: 12 Jul 2012, 11:55

Although some would’ve disregarded even the most remote chances of Amazon selling the Nexus 7 tablet, it seems that “people higher up in Amazon are talking to Google regarding the Nexus 7.” Now, it doesn’t explicitly...

8 beautiful and functional Nexus 7 cases

8 beautiful and functional Nexus 7 cases

posted: 12 Jul 2012, 06:25

So, you're still waiting for that Nexus 7 to arrive at your doorstep, but it seems like you'll also need a fancy new case to keep that quad-core monster nice and shiny...

Nexus 7 has hidden magnet sensor

Nexus 7 has hidden magnet sensor

posted: 12 Jul 2012, 00:02

While this is far from the first device to ever sport this feature, it has just been found out that the Nexus 7 has a hidden magnetic sensor. When a magnet is applied to the...

MMA fighter plays Dr. Paul, unboxing the Google Nexus 7

MMA fighter plays Dr. Paul, unboxing the Google Nexus 7

posted: 11 Jul 2012, 15:34

Google has decided to use MMA fighter Georges St-Pierre to portray Dr. Paul in a strange unboxing video for the Google Nexus 7; by the end of the video, we really don't learn much about the tablet except that it is strong enough to...

Google Nexus 7 might actually cost $151.75 to produce, teardown reveals

Google Nexus 7 might actually cost $151.75 to produce, teardown reveals

posted: 11 Jul 2012, 08:44

A recent Google Nexus 7 teardown reveals that the tablet could be actually made out of $151.75 worth of parts, which is over $30 less than what a previous estimate suggested...

Google Nexus 7 shipping date cut from 3-4 weeks to 1-2 weeks, has Android 4.1.1 installed

Google Nexus 7 shipping date cut from 3-4 weeks to 1-2 weeks, has Android 4.1.1 installed

posted: 10 Jul 2012, 19:17

A couple of good pieces of news for those who have, or are planning to, pre-order the Google Nexus 7 tablet as not only has the pre-order shipping date been accelerated from 3 to 4 weeks to...

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