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 Explains Lack of Rear Camera on Nexus 7


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 […]

Is Your Google Nexus 7 Defective?

Nexus 7 owners are seeing issues with their new tablet.

Those who have been lucky enough to receive their Google Nexus 7 tablet have begun to take notice of defects that are affecting the new Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet. A poll over at XDA-forums indicating that more than a few users have been seeing issues with their new 7-inch slate, which just started shipping […]

Nexus 7 Skimps on Storage, 8GB Not Enough


The $199 Google Nexus 7 ships with just 8GB of storage. That’s not enough to satisfy many Android users, especially those that download media or play HD video games. Nexus 7 buyers should opt for the $249 version with 16GB if they can afford the extra $50 to get the most our of their tablets. As […]

Google Nexus 7 8GB Shipping Time Improves

The Nexus 7 8GB has seen its shipping time improve.

Though the Google Nexus 7 is proving hard to find in-stores, the shipping time for the 8GB Nexus 7 model has seemingly improved through the Google Play Store. Earlier today, the device was listed as shipping out in 1-2 weeks. However, sometime in the last couple of hours, the device has seen its shipping time […]

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 […]

Google Nexus 7 In-Store Release Date Still Up in the Air

The Nexus 7 in-store release date at retailers remains unclear.

While the Google Nexus 7 is already in the hands of many who pre-ordered the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet, the in-store release date for the device remains a complete and utter mystery, even as Google and retailers continue shipping it out. At the end of last week, the Nexus 7 was sold out at […]

Instagram Now Supports the Google Nexus 7

Instagram for Android Update Brings Nexus 7 Support

An Instagram for Android update has brought support for Google’s Nexus 7 tablet which launched last week. The update, which was rolled out today, not only brings support for the Nexus 7 along with it, but it also brings the ability to share photos to Flickr. This is obviously welcome news for those that have […]

Nexus 7 Goes On Sale at Staples This Week


The Google Nexus 7 tablet is hard to find in stores or online without numerous phone calls or the need for lots of patience. While Staples stores in Ohio have not received their shipment of the Nexus 7 tablet, the Staples store in Findlay, OH says that the Nexus 7 will be available for sale […]

Google Nexus 7’s Killer Feature is its $199 Price Tag

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The Google’s Nexus 7’s best feature is its price tag. Starting at just $199, the Nexus 7 is in impulse-buy territory and the cheapest way to get a device running the latest version of Android. The Nexus 7 is Google’s attempt to stir things up in the tablet category. So far, the Kindle Fire has […]

Nexus 7 Review: The 7″ Tablet to Beat

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The Google Nexus 7 is the best Android tablet I’ve used so far. This 7″-tablet isn’t going to topple the iPad from atop its tablet throne, but there’s a lot of value in the $199 device and it’s much more portable than the iPad. The Nexus 7 is a solid device, paired with the best […]

Google Nexus 7 Sold Out at Most Retailers

The Google Nexus 7 has sold out at some retailers

The Google Nexus 7 has sold out at several retailers on its first day of availability. According to Reuters, GameStop has confirmed that it is completely sold out of its Nexus 7 inventory and doesn’t expect to have the device back in stock until August. The company says that it went through both of its […]

Google Nexus 7 Launch Troubles Aren’t Surprising

The Nexus 7 launch mess is familiar.

The bizarre nature of the Google Nexus 7 tablet launch shouldn’t come as a surprise to anyone who has seen an Android launch or two over the last couple of years. The Nexus 7’s launch confusion did not, in fact, start earlier this week when an Office Depot notice claimed that the device would be […]

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 […]

Google Nexus 7 Pre-Orders Begin to Ship

Nexus 7 pre-orders have started shipping from Google.

It looks like Google has begun shipping Nexus 7 pre-orders and the devices should start arriving soon on doorsteps. Google has seemingly confirmed the information through its own automated help line (1-855-83-NEXUS (63987)), this according to Android Police and a couple of our own tipsters. The orders will start shipping out today and Google should […]

Google Nexus 7 Tablet Pre-Orders Ready for Pickup at Gamestop

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Continuing the bizarre Google Nexus 7 release, Gamestop now has the go ahead to sell the Nexus 7 tablet. Gamestop reached out to let GottaBeMobile know that users that pre-ordered the Google Nexus 7 can head in to their Gamestop location to pick it up today. This is great news for Gamestop buyers, but disappointing for those […]

Gamestop Ready for Google Nexus 7 Release Date

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Google already asked two retailers to stop selling the Nexus 7 ahead of the official release date, and the Nexus 7 release date remains unclear, but that doesn’t mean retailers aren’t ready to sell the Nexus 7. Phandroid reports that Gamestop stores have the Nexus 7 tablet in stock and are ready to sell Google’s first Nexus tablet, they’re […]

Google Nexus 7 Release Date Remains Unclear

Google Nexus 7 Release Date Remains Unclear

The Google Nexus 7 launch just got a bit messier. Originally, today was rumored to be the release date for the Nexus 7. However, yesterday, we learned that Google told at least one retailer to hold back stock of the tablet until further notice. Apparently, some retailers didn’t get the memo. According to a report […]

Google Nexus 7 Release Date In Limbo


While we had thought that the Google Nexus 7 might launch tomorrow, July 12th, it appears that that date may not be the Nexus 7 release date after all. Yesterday, an internal document from Office Depot emerged which indicated that the Nexus 7 might launch tomorrow, at least at Office Depot. However, a new document […]

Google Nexus 7 Packs a Secret Feature

Google Nexus 7 Packs a Secret Feature

Just days before its release, the Google Nexus 7 tablet has been discovered to pack a secret feature, something that wasn’t revealed by either Asus or Google. Android Police has discovered a video of a Nexus 7 user who showcased a nifty little feature that will be coming along with the Nexus 7 when it […]