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Staples pre-order page shows launch of Google Nexus 7 taking place July 12th-17th

Staples pre-order page shows launch of Google Nexus 7 taking place July 12th-17th

posted: 07 Jul 2012, 13:45

If you're looking for a launch date for the Google Nexus 7 Amazon Kindle Fire killer, look no further than a products page for retailer Staples; the page shows that pre-orders before July 10th won't...

Asus tweets

Asus tweets "we've got things covered", teasing Nexus 7 tablet covers in flashy colors

posted: 06 Jul 2012, 08:59

What's a tablet maker to do these days, when El Goog announces it has chosen its manufacturing prowess to create its first Nexus tablet posterkid for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean? Why, do some covers,...

iPad Mini or Nexus 7 - that is the question!

iPad Mini or Nexus 7 - that is the question!

posted: 05 Jul 2012, 05:31

2012 seems like a good year for 7-inch tablets. The affordable and well-spec'd Nexus 7 is right around the corner, Amazon is expected to launch a successor to its Kindle Fire, and the rumors of Apple introducing an iPad Mini in the Fall are getting...

Some Google Nexus 7 displays suffer from “image retention” problems, pre-production units only affected?

Some Google Nexus 7 displays suffer from “image retention” problems, pre-production units only affected?

posted: 04 Jul 2012, 03:26

The Asus-made Google Nexus 7 is without a doubt a device that will change the tablet landscape - it comes with a mind-boggling price of $199…

iFixit cracks the Google Nexus 7 open, gives it an excellent repairability score

iFixit cracks the Google Nexus 7 open, gives it an excellent repairability score

posted: 03 Jul 2012, 08:31

The creative destroyers from iFixit got a hold on the Google Nexus 7 tablet, and were curious to understand whether it is as easy to repair as the Kindle Fire, which got a repairability score of 8/10....

Google Nexus 7 expected to go on sale at some retail locations in Australia

Google Nexus 7 expected to go on sale at some retail locations in Australia

posted: 03 Jul 2012, 07:37

While the Google Nexus 7 tablet is available for pre-order in the Google Play Store, it is not an exclusive there and the tablet is expected at various retail chains globally such as Carphone Warehouse in the...

Nokia gives warning to ASUS and Google that the Nexus 7 infringes on wireless patents

Nokia gives warning to ASUS and Google that the Nexus 7 infringes on wireless patents

posted: 02 Jul 2012, 18:28

According to the Inquirer, Nokia has warned both Google and ASUS that the newly introduced Nexus 7 infringes on patents related to standard IEEE WiFi 802.11.; Nokia collects royalties from 40 companies...

Game of Tablets: Nexus 7, Surface and iPad

Game of Tablets: Nexus 7, Surface and iPad

posted: 02 Jul 2012, 07:29

This year must be the most exciting year ever for all those tablet fans scattered around the world. We not only have the new-gen iPad with its Retina Display, but also got to see the two other major tech companies (Microsoft and Google) unveil their...

Google Nexus 7 factory image released: revert back to stock Android easily

Google Nexus 7 factory image released: revert back to stock Android easily

posted: 02 Jul 2012, 03:12

The Google Nexus 7 is everything we expected it to be, but first and foremost it’s a no-compromise tablet for $200…

Nexus 7 root, bootloader unlock, and ClockworkMod Recovery achieved

Nexus 7 root, bootloader unlock, and ClockworkMod Recovery achieved

posted: 30 Jun 2012, 21:51

The good folks over at RootzWiki have published more than one way to root the Nexus 7 over the last 3 days, but now it looks like a fairly easy way has been obtained. Following all the various threads surrounding the...

Brick be gone! Google releases full factory OS image for Nexus 7

Brick be gone! Google releases full factory OS image for Nexus 7

posted: 30 Jun 2012, 21:08

Anyone that tinkers with his or her devices knows the risks. While today’s rooting and rom procedures are infinitely simpler and less risky than a few years ago, we all hold our breath on the first boot...

Your move: Google Nexus 7 launch could result in early August release for Amazon Kindle Fire

Your move: Google Nexus 7 launch could result in early August release for Amazon Kindle Fire

posted: 29 Jun 2012, 18:03

The impending July release of the Google Nexus 7 tablet could force Amazon to release the sequel to the Amazon Kindle Fire in October or November; according to DigiTimes, a full lamination...

Game Stop taking pre-orders for Google Nexus 7

Game Stop taking pre-orders for Google Nexus 7

posted: 29 Jun 2012, 10:16

Game Stop, known more as the place to trade in your old and unused video games, has been making a strong push in the business of selling mobile devices; trying to start an Android tablet business, Game Stop is taking pre-orders for the Google...

Google might be prepping a Nexus 10 as well, supply chain sources indicate

Google might be prepping a Nexus 10 as well, supply chain sources indicate

posted: 29 Jun 2012, 08:53

Wintek is reportedly shipping half a million one-glass panels for the Google Nexus 7 now, with the rest of the shipments coming from TPK Holding. Here the plot thickens, though, with the sources casually mentioning...

Can the Nexus 7 take down the Kindle Fire?

Can the Nexus 7 take down the Kindle Fire?

posted: 29 Jun 2012, 08:09

Amazon achieved what other Android tablet manufacturers couldn't – to sell its devices. And it didn't take a big screen or a quad-core processor to do it. The company simply took a basic Android build, integrated it with its media store...

Nexus 7 Guidebook available in Google Play for free

Nexus 7 Guidebook available in Google Play for free

posted: 28 Jun 2012, 20:32

If you already pre-ordered your Nexus 7 tablet and just can’t find enough reading material on the upcoming slate, Google has published the Nexus 7 Guidebook to hold you over. The Guidebook, which is essentially...

Google Nexus 7 pre-sales

Google Nexus 7 pre-sales "big" says Android's director of product management

posted: 28 Jun 2012, 18:55

Hugo Barra, Google's director of product management for Android, probably has been asked a hundred million times on Thursday how pre-sales of the Google Nexus 7 tablet have been going; the tablet is available...

Google Nexus 7 gets the benchmark treatment

Google Nexus 7 gets the benchmark treatment

posted: 28 Jun 2012, 08:44

And less than 24 hours after its announcement, the Google Nexus 7 has already been given the benchmark treatment. Not that a synthetic test is necessarily a trustworthy indication of superior (or inferior) performance, but it is good enough to give...

$199 Google Nexus 7 tablet has only 5.92GB of free memory and no micro SD card slot

$199 Google Nexus 7 tablet has only 5.92GB of free memory and no micro SD card slot

posted: 28 Jun 2012, 08:36

The most eye-popping thing about the Google Nexus 7 tablet is without a doubt its price - Google and Asus really undercut the competition with the $199 starting price for the 8GB version…

Brian White: Apple has no worries as the Google Nexus 7 is just another Android tablet

Brian White: Apple has no worries as the Google Nexus 7 is just another Android tablet

posted: 28 Jun 2012, 02:54

Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White is telling clients that Apple should not worry about competition to the Apple iPad from the just introduced Google Nexus 7 tablet; White says the reason...

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