iPad mini 2 vs Nexus 7 2013: 7 Key Differences

iPad-mini-2-Retina-iPad-5-Release

Almost exactly one year after announcing its first mini tablet, today Apple announced the new iPad mini 2 with Retina Display. After countless leaks, reports, rumors, and even release date leaks all the details are finally official. The hotly-anticipated device didn’t change much as far as looks and styling, but under the hood we have […]

Nexus 7 vs Kindle Fire HDX: 5 Key Differences

Nexus-7-review-2013-003-575x330

The new Nexus 7 is readily available and at the moment doesn’t have any real competition. This week though comes the new Amazon Kindle Fire HDX 7-inch tablet, available as of Friday, and the iPad Mini 2 is on the horizon. Now that Amazon is finally getting its new tablet in the hands of buyers, […]

Android 4.4 KitKat Update Release Date: What Not to Expect

Android 4.4 KitKat is expected to touchdown with a new Nexus 5.

While Google hasn’t announced anything yet, the company appears to be on the verge of several big announcements including a new Nexus 5 smartphone, a new Nexus 10 tablet from Asus and an Android 4.4 KitKat update that will replace the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update as the company’s most current piece of mobile software. […]

Nexus 7 vs. iPad mini 2 (Rumored)

The iPad mini 2 release date, complete with a Retina Display could arrive in 2013 as Apple pushes to compete with the new Nexus 7.

In just a few weeks, Google’s Nexus 7, which launched back in July, will be faced with new competition from Apple as the company is heavily rumored to have an iPad mini 2 up its sleeve for the fall. Many consumers are likely looking into the two rivals and here, ahead of the launch, we […]

Google Promotes Nexus 7 Ahead of iPad mini 2 Launch (Video)

Screen Shot 2013-10-15 at 3.30.12 PM

Google is at it again promoting its new Nexus 7 tablet with the release of two new TV ad spots. Both which were released with perfect timing considering this afternoon Apple finally announced the new iPad and iPad mini will be revealed on the 22nd of October. With a few days to wait before we […]

Android 4.4 KitKat Update Release Date: What to Expect

Android 4.4 KitKat is expected to touchdown with a new Nexus 5.

Last week, Nexus 5 rumors suggested that the device would be launching today alongside the Android 4.4 KitKat update. That obviously did not happen meaning the rest of the year is wide open. Sort of. We still expect the Nexus 5 and the Android 4.4 KitKat update to arrive at some point in the next […]

Google Putting Tablet Apps Front and Center in November

Screen Shot 2013-10-11 at 3.52.09 PM

This afternoon the Android and Google Play Store developer team took to their Official Android Developers Blog to not only confirm more than 70 million Android tablets have been activated, but that they’ll soon be focusing additional effort and space in the Play Store to highlight tablet apps. Google announced that later next month, starting […]

iPad mini 2 vs. Nexus 7: Key Tips for Buyers

The iPad mini 2 release date, complete with a Retina Display could arrive in 2013 as Apple pushes to compete with the new Nexus 7.

Right now, and in the next few weeks, many consumers are going to be weighing two 7-inch tablets, one official, one that hasn’t been announced yet. The former, the Nexus 7, is Google’s current 7-inch Nexus slate, the latter, Apple’s upcoming iPad mini 2. For those that are looking into these devices, here are some […]

7 Early Tips for iPad mini 2 Buyers

This is how the iPad 5 and iPad mini 2 should look this fall.

On October 22nd, Apple is expected to hold its annual iPad event wherein the company is thought to be announcing a slew of products including a new iPad and a new iPad mini 2. It’s the iPad mini 2 in particular that has consumers excited thanks to rumors of a new high-resolution Retina Display. With […]

Official Nexus 7 Flip Cases Arrive, But They’ll Cost You

Screen Shot 2013-10-08 at 4.37.27 PM

When the Nexus 7 arrived on the market back in July, Google didn’t offer any official cases for the new tablet, just like previous Nexus devices released in the past. Google released a sleeve shortly thereafter but for those wanting full protection other routes were necessary. Today though Google launched some official flip cases that […]

Android 4.3.1 Jelly Bean Update Rolling Out to Select Users

Nexus-7

Just a few weeks before it’s expected to unleash Android 4.4 KitKat, Google is pushing out a new Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update in the form of Android 4.3.1 Jelly Bean, though, the update is rolling out in limited fashion and may not come to any devices but the Nexus 7 LTE. In September, Google […]

AT&T Nexus 7 LTE Officially Launches

Nexus-7

The LTE version of the new Nexus 7 has only been available for T-Mobile’s network since its launch, but AT&T has announced today that the Android-powered 7-inch tablet will be available on its network starting today. The AT&T version will ship unlocked and include an AT&T SIM card. The tablet is still priced at the […]

Nexus 7 LTE Sales Halted on Google Play (Updated)

Nexus 7 review (2013) -  002

Google’s Nexus 7 LTE, which went on sale just a few days ago, has mysteriously vanished from the Google Play Store with Google indicating that the device is not on sale at this time, leaving buyers unable to purchase the LTE-enabled version of the new Nexus 7 in the U.S. A week ago, Google finally […]

Nexus 7 LTE Arrives on Google Play Store

Nexus 7 review (2013) -  001

The Nexus 7 LTE is now available on the Google Play Store in the United States, several weeks ahead of the iPad mini 2 launch date and just a few weeks after Google announced the device for arrival. In late July, Google announced the new Nexus 7, a successor to the original Nexus 7. The […]

Nexus 7 LTE Release Date Misses U.S., Again

Nexus 7 review (2013) -  002

The Nexus 7 LTE, which is already quietly available in some places and is set to officially arrive in some regions in September, still doesn’t have a release date in the United States and unfortunately, a new Nexus 7 LTE release date missed the United States. Just a short time ago, Google announced that the […]

Poetic SlimLine Case for Nexus 7 is Lean and Attractive

poetic slimline case for nexus 7

Does it make sense to put an expensive case on a low-cost device like the Google Nexus 7 2nd generation tablet? We don’t think so, and that’s why we love the Poetic Nexus 7 case for the 2nd generation Nexus 7. While the Poetic SlimLine case doest cost a lot at a bit under $20, […]

Google Investigating Ongoing Nexus 7 2 Touchscreen Issues

Nexus 7 review (2013) -  002

It looks like the Nexus 7 2 Android 4.3 update that was supposed to kill off the touchscreen issues may not have fixed the problem for some new Nexus 7 owners as they are continuing to complain about problems with the device’s display while Google has promised to investigate the issue further. Several weeks ago, […]

Nexus 7 LTE Release: Everything Buyers Need to Know

Don't be shocked if retailers pick up the LTE model.

The Nexus 7 2 launched back in late July and just a few days afterward, it went on sale at retailers around the United States. However, Google still needs to fulfill one of the promises it made back at the new Nexus 7 launch as it still hasn’t released the Nexus 7 LTE in the […]

Nexus 7 LTE Release Date Keeps Missing U.S.

Nexus 7 review (2013) -  016

The Nexus 7 LTE release date in Japan looks like it is set for September joining Italy as the two countries with known Nexus 7 LTE release dates. The Nexus 7 LTE release date in the U.S. remains unknown. While Google continues to list the Nexus 7 LTE as coming soon in the United States, […]