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Android

Android 4.2.2 is currently rolling out to Nexus devices

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It appears an incremental upgrade to Android 4.2 Jelly Bean is now pushing out to several Google Nexus devices including the Nexus 7, Nexus 10, Galaxy Nexus, and Nexus 4. The update is aptly titled Android 4.2.2…

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Android Devices

Google Play Store now selling Nexus 7 32GB with T-Mobile SIM

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In case purchasing the Nexus 7 to use with AT&T mobile data isn’t exactly what you want to do, then you may be happy to learn Google has another option available with T-Mobile. The Play Store was update…

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Android Devices

Receive $100 back in credit after purchasing the Nexus 7 HSPA+ on AT&T with 2 year contract

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The Nexus 7 WiFi is already a great tablet, but Google also offers a version of the tablet that is capable of connecting to AT&T’s HSPA+ network for 4G data anywhere in the United States.  The beauty of…

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Android Devices

WSJ: Nexus 7 sells at a pace of 1 million units per month

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Android generally gets a bad rap when it comes to tablets, but if there is a bright spot in the Android tablet department, then it is the Nexus 7.  According to a recent Wall Street Journal report, the Google Nexus…

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Google ends $25 credit promotion for purchases on Nexus 7 on September 30

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Ever since the Nexus 7 went on sale through Google Play, Google announced that each purchase of the Nexus 7 would receive $25 of promotional credit to use on Google Play.  While I’m sure the $25 promotion d…

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Android Apps

Google updates Gmail for Android, improves 7 inch tablet interface

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Google recently pushed out a new update for the Gmail app on Android, which can be downloaded and installed immediately through the Google Play Store.  While there aren’t any groundbreaking features i…

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Accessories

UK Retailer reveals five more Nexus accessories expected to launch soon

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So, you have a brand new Google Nexus 7 tablet, but not many official accessories to go along with it since Asus and Google have been slow to launch them.  Fortunately, United Kingdom retailer Mobile Fun announc…

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Cases

Nexus 7 dock and travel cases launching August 24 according to leaked slides

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Accessory options for the Nexus 7 is so far limited to the official case sold in Google Play and a few third party protectors designed for the similarly sized Amazon Kindle Fire. Google’s co-branded tabl…

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Android Devices

Google has the Nexus 7 16GB in stock once again

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Google has been having a bit of trouble keeping the 16GB Nexus model in stock as of late.  Fortunately, we are pleased to announce today that the Google Nexus 7 by Asus is officially in stock on the Play Store and th…

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Google

Google Fiber offers ridiculously fast Internet & TV in Kansas City, uses Nexus 7 as a remote

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Kansas City residents have a new home connectivity option in Google Fiber, a new home internet and television service that pushes the limits of what users typically expect from their providers. Google Fiber d…

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Google Play has the Nexus 7 8GB model in stock, delivered in 3-5 days

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Without ever announcing a firm launch date for the Nexus 7, Google quietly changed the Nexus 7 8GB status from Shipping Soon to in stock and ready to be delivered within 3-5 business days.  This is great news fo…

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Lifestyle

Instagram Android app now supports Nexus 7 and sharing to flickr

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Gazillions of Android users opened their Nexus 7 and were horrified to learn that they couldn’t access the life-changing Instagram app. Okay, that’s overselling it a lot, but there were a few peo…

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Android Hacks

8 months later, I finally rooted my Verizon Galaxy Nexus because WugFresh makes it too easy not to

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Rooting my phone and then flashing a custom ROM is something I’ve done on every Android device – except my Galaxy Nexus until 16 hours ago. The Nexus was the first phone I’ve ever used to provide access to ev…

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Cases

Nexus 7 tablet appears to have a magnetic sensor – perhaps for a smart cover accessory?

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The Nexus 7 has a lot going for it. There’s that great price, solid gaming, and all the other virtues mentioned in my review of the device. But is it possible that ASUS and Google’s new tablet also hou…

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Android Phones and Devices

Nexus 7 Review: $199 and worth every penny

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The tablet market has been a difficult realm for Google to conquer. While the iPad remains the immovable king, Amazon and Barnes & Noble usurped Google by delivering successful mini tablets that rely on An…

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