Nexus 7 Android 5.1 Lollipop Impressions & Performance


Earlier this week Google officially announced and confirmed the highly anticipated Android 5.1 Lollipop update for many key Nexus smartphones and tablets. For now it’s rolling out to the Nexus 5, Nexus 7, and Nexus 10, with the Nexus 6 and more devices set to receive the latest software in the coming days. Google first […]

How to Install Android 5.0.2 Lollipop Right Now


This guide will show you how to install the brand new Android 5.0.2 Lollipop update so that you can try out Google’s latest version of Android right now on your Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 tablet. Google released an early developer preview of what was then called the Android L release back in June when they […]

Nexus 7 Android 4.4.4 KitKat Update Now Available

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Nexus 7 owners looking to bypass the slow and gradual rollout of Google’s Android 4.4.4 KitKat update can now get the latest version of Android manually for the new Nexus 7. After releasing Android 4.4.3 KitKat earlier this month, last week Google shocked Nexus users by dropping Android 4.4.4 KitKat. When it comes to software […]

Nexus 7 LTE Gets $50 Discount at Best Buy as Nexus 8 Rumors Swirl


With more and more rumors starting to swirl regarding a brand new Nexus 8 arriving in July, we’re now starting to see lower prices and deals appear for Google’s Nexus 7 from 2013. Google’s second generation Nexus 7 is still one of the best tablets available to date, especially in the 7-inch form factor, and […]

Nexus 7 Price Gets Competitive with $49 Deal from Verizon


There’s no shortage of tablets using Verizon Wireless 4G LTE, but one just got much cheaper for potential buyers. Google’s flagship tablet from last year, the Nexus 7 which made it to Verizon Wireless eventually, is now seeing a steep price discount. The Nexus 7 was already one of the best and cheapest tablets around, […]

5 Awesome Games for the Nexus 7 (2014)


When Google announced the new Nexus 7 last year with a full 1080p HD display coming in at 7-inches and a faster quad-core processor, we knew games were going to be a big part of this tablets future. Now that the Nexus 7 has been available for quite a while, and we’re starting to even […]

Verizon Nexus 7 Reportedly Arrives Next Week


When Google released the new Nexus 7 (2013) last year the initial announcement suggested it was coming with full 4G LTE support from multiple US carriers. Sadly that never happened, and Verizon support is about to finally arrive. For whatever reason Verizon wouldn’t certify Google’s new Android tablet for use on its 4G LTE network, […]

Nexus 7 Docks from ASUS Appear Online


Google’s Nexus 7 tablet made by ASUS has been available for nearly a half a year, yet the amount of official accessories is still quite small. Most Nexus devices come at a great price, but lack accessory options available for the iPhone or Galaxy S devices, and the Nexus 7 is no different. After releasing […]

Nexus 7 Finally Heading to Verizon


Back in November reports and rumors surfaced that Verizon would finally offer Google’s latest Nexus 7 tablet, but here we are nearly halfway through January of 2014 without any new details, until now. Today new reports from the famed Twitter leakster @evleaks confirms the Google Nexus 7 tablet is about to become available from Verizon […]

New Nexus 7 Available In-Store Today

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Following this week’s launch of the new Nexus 7, Google announced that the device would be available at some major retailers on July 30th, however users might not have to wait that long. Best Buy is now offering the new Nexus 7 for purchase. According to the company’s website, users can pick up the WiFi only […]

Google Fiber Speeds Into Austin

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Google announced that its gigabit Internet service will soon roll out in Austin, Texas. Google Fiber offers almost 200 TV channels and download speeds that are about 100 times faster than typical home broadband connections.  Google hopes to begin connecting homes to Google Fiber by the middle of 2014. Austin may not have Silicon Valley’s […]

Nexus 7 vs. iPad mini


Apple finally unveiled its new 7-inch iPad mini today, a device that it thinks will do quite well this holiday season with its smaller size and cheaper price tag. However, the iPad mini is not alone in the 7-inch tablet space and joining it this holiday season is Google’s Nexus 7, which, will be one […]

5 Best iPad Mini Alternatives


Earlier this week, Apple sent out invitations for an event set to take place in San Jose on October 29th. The invite did not reveal exactly what Apple has planned for the event but the company is widely expected to announce a new iPad tablet, the 7.85-inch iPad Mini. However, the iPad Mini won’t be […]

Nexus 7 Review: One Week Later


Last week, I finally got my hands on Google’s first Nexus-branded tablet, the Nexus 7. And after some initial concerns, I, like many others, have been pleasantly surprised by Google and Asus’ effort. Here, I want to share my thoughts about the tablet after spending a full week with it by my side. Initially, I […]

16GB Nexus 7 Back In Stock, Shipping in 3-5 Days

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The 16GB version of the Google Nexus 7 is back in stock in the Google Play Store. The Google Play Store now lists the 16GB Nexus 7 as shipping within 3-5 days, just like the 8GB version of the tablet. The $250 tablet was recently out of stock, with no estimate on when it would […]

Official Nexus 7 Case Now In Stock

The official Nexus 7 case is now in stock.

The official Nexus 7 case is  in stock at the Google Play Store and Google says that it will ship it out in 3-5 business days to customers that order the case today. The cover, which has been going for as much as $100 on eBay, is finally in stock at the Google Play Store […]

Official Google Nexus 7 Cases Already Going for $100 on eBay

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The Google Nexus 7 is so popular that even the official cases are selling for well over retail on eBay. While Google and Asus are scrambling to produce more Nexus 7 tablets, those who already have them are trying to get a hold of the official case before Google starts selling it. Google has the […]

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 […]

How to Find a Nexus 7 in Stock at a Local Store

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The Google Nexus 7 tablet is flying off store shelves and earning praise from many users, and reviewers, which means it is hard to find a store with the Nexus 7 tablet in stock. The Nexus 7 16GB is sold out in the Google Play store and the option to reserve the next shipment of […]

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, some Nexus 7 units have issues where at times a portion of the […]