First Nexus 7 Commercial Goes Camping

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The Google Nexus 7 is sold out across the U.S., but that won’t stop Google from releasing a new, adorable commercial for the 7-inch tablet. In the first commercial for the Nexus 7, Google brings the new tablet camping. Well, it almost goes camping. In the video a father brings his son in the wilderness […]

Nexus 7 Owners Report Touchscreen Issues (Video)

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With any big product launch there’s at least a few units that have some significant problems, and the Nexus 7 is no different. Some users are experiencing issues with the touchscreen on their new tablets, especially after playing games. According to Geek.com, some Nexus 7 units have issues where at times a portion of the […]

Nexus 7 Sold Out In U.S. as Retailers Scramble to Meet Demand

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Google’s Nexus 7 tablet looks like a big success for the company, so much so that its difficult for new users to get their hands on one. As SlashGear notes, the Nexus 7 tablet is sold out across the U.S. The Google Play Store lists the 16GB model of the tablet as “coming soon” with […]

Asus Transformer Pad Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Updates Confirmed

The Asus Transformer Pad Infinity will get the upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

Asus has confirmed that Android 4.1 Jelly Bean will roll out for the Transformer Pad Infinity, Transformer Pad 300 and the Transformer Prime. The company has confirmed the roll outs with a message to owners of all three tablets, saying that the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update will be rolling out in the ‘coming months.’ […]

Asus Explains Lack of Rear Camera on Nexus 7

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Asus has explained why the Google Nexus 7 tablet doesn’t have a rear camera while many other tablets on the market do. According to SlashGear, the company has released a Q and A on the new Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet and while many of the other questions have already been answered, the question about […]

Asus Confirms Eee Pad Transformer Android 4.1 Jelly Bean Update

The original Eee Pad Transformer will get Jelly Bean, according to Asus.

Despite rumors to the contrary, it looks like the Asus Eee Pad Transformer and the Eee Pad Slider will both get updated with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean at some point in the future. Asus Netherlands has originally stated that neither the Eee Pad Transformer nor the Eee Pad Slider would be getting the upgrades to […]

16GB Nexus 7 Now Shipping in 3-4 Weeks On Google Play

The Nexus 7 launch mess is familiar.

The 16GB Google Nexus 7 shipping estimates have slipped. The $250 version of the tablet now ships in 3-4 weeks through the Google Play Store. Google still lists the 8GB version of the Nexus 7 as shipping in 1-2 weeks. It’s only the 16GB model that will now ship a bit later. We assume this […]

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity Arrives Early in U.S.

The Asus Transformer Pad Infinity has arrived early.

Those looking to get the Asus Transformer Pad Infinity a couple of days before its official release will want to head on over to Office Depot which currently has the tablet available for purchase this very minute. Last we heard, the Transformer Pad Infinity would be hitting the United States during the week of July […]

Where To Buy The Google Nexus 7

Nexus 7 pre-orders have started shipping from Google.

The Google Nexus 7 is finally shipping to those who pre-ordered the device. It’s hard to get ahold of one now without a pre-order, but there’s a number of stores out there selling the device, and hopefully one of them will have more tablets to sell. The first, and most obvious place to buy the […]

Will Google’s Nexus 7 Grow or Cannibalize the Android Tablet Market?

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When Google had set out to brand its own smartphones under the Nexus moniker, it ambitiously did so with the goal of setting industry trends that other OEMs–like HTC, Samsung, LG, Motorola, and others–could follow. Now, with the smartphone market maturing, Google is focusing its attention on the tablet market to compete against Apple’s market-leading […]

Nexus 7 Torn Down, Battery Found To Be Easily Replaced

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Before most users can get their hands on the latest Android tablet iFixit already dissected the Nexus 7 to determine how fixable it is. The new Jelly Bean tablet is much easier to repair than the new iPad. At least it’s much easier to get open thanks to the retaining clips that secure the back to […]

Ultimate Android 4.1 Update List: Which Tablets Will Get Jelly Bean?

Ultimate Android 4.1 Update List: Which Tablets Will Get Jelly Bean?

Last week at Google I/O, Google announced the upcoming Android 4.1 Jelly Bean operating system that will be rolling out starting mid-July. That means that sometime during the middle of this month, the first Android users will see the OS that replaces Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. And while we have already touched on which […]

Google Nexus 10 Tablet in the Works?

The Nexus 7 might be joined by a Nexus 10 tablet.

It appears that Google won’t be stopping with just the Google Nexus 7 tablet as it looks like the company might have a larger, Google Nexus 10 tablet in the works as well. According to Digitimes, a site that is extremely hit or miss, the company is planning on rolling our a 10-inch tablet sometime […]

Google Nexus 7 Tablet Will Sell at Cost

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The story of ASUS and Google’s team development of the Google Nexus 7 Tablet started circulating around the web soon after the Google I/O 2012 Keynote at which Google unveiled the Kindle Fire-like device. It turns out the Nexus 7 will sell at cost and took about 4 months to make. Google sells the device […]

Google I/O 2012 Announcement Roundup: Hits and Misses

Google did not announce Google Drive for iPhone and iPad.

The Google I/O 2012 keynote has come and gone and as the dust settles, it’s time to take a look back at what Google announced. This year, consumers and attendees and viewers of the Google I/O keynote were treated to a host of announcements about new Google products. On the list are Android 4.1 Jelly […]

5 Things I’d Change About the Google Nexus 7

The Nexus 7 doesn't have a rear camera.

Earlier today, Google finally unveiled its oft-rumored Google Nexus 7 tablet. The device is going to be launching in July for $199 and it’s made by Asus, the manufacturer behind the popular Transformer Android tablet line. Google’s Nexus 7 is going to be arriving with some pretty nice features, especially at its low price point. […]

Why I Pre-Ordered a Google Nexus 7 Tablet

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I pre-ordered the Google Nexus 7 Tablet today, and I should get it sometime in July. Ever since my son commandeered my Amazon Kindle Fire, I’ve been looking for a replacement. I use my iPad for most tablet work, but enjoy the Android interface as well. I also miss the 7-inch form factor for comfortable […]

Google Nexus 7 Tablet Unveiled

This is the Nexus 7 tablet.

Today at Google I/O, Google announced the Asus Nexus 7 tablet that will be the company’s first Nexus branded slate. As expected, Google has unveiled the Nexus 7 which goes on sale today for $199 with orders shipping out in mid-July alongside Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the software that Google announced with the tablet today […]

Google Nexus 7 Image Leaks Ahead of Launch

This is the Google Nexus 7.

An image of what purportedly is the Google Nexus 7 has leaked ahead of its anticipated launch at Google I/O 2012. This Nexus 7 banner was found within Google Play and it depicts an Asus-made device that seems to be running Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The photo was first discovered by Android Police. Google is […]

Google I/O 2012: What to Expect

Will Google announced Drive for iPhone and iPad?

Tomorrow, at the Moscone Center in San Fransisco, Google kicks off Google I/O, its annual developers conference. The conference will be full of workshops and sessions for developers but it will also play host to several expected announcements that will intrigue consumers as well. At 9:30am sharp, Google executives will take the stage and likely […]