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The long-overdue Nexus 7 accessory brings contact charging and audio output - if you can find one After what's felt like an eternity, we finally have our mitts on the official ASUS dock for the Nexus 7 tablet. This would be the dock that finally takes advantage of those four little gold contacts...
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T-Mobile now offering the Nexus 7 with SIM through Google Play; Nexus 4 in all retail stores soon

T-Mobile just hit us up with some new info regarding the Nexus 4 and Nexus 7. Here 'tis: Nexus 4: Availability has been expanded to additional retail stores (so call yours to check), and it will be in all stores 'in the coming weeks." It'll be available again at T-Mobile's website starting Jan...
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Nexus 7 docking station seemingly sold out at ASUS UK

Last night we reported that the official ASUS-made Nexus 7 docking station had started appearing at the manufacturer's own UK-based online store -- well, for some users, at least. This morning there's good news and bad news. Firstly, it seems the product page is now working for more people -- we'...
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AT&T offering $100 credit for signing 2-year contract with HSPA+ Nexus 7

But perhaps signing a 24-month deal on a 6-month old device isn't the smartest of moves A "special offer from AT&T" has just showed up on the Play Store listing for the HSPA+ Nexus 7 that shows a $100 credit offer for signing a service contract with your new tablet purchase. Similarly to the...
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ASUS UK puts Nexus 7 dock up for order at £24.99 ... sort of

The official ASUS Shop website in the U.K. has just put its dock for the Nexus 7 available for purchase for £24.99. Well, sort of. This fits in nicely with previous rumors and pre-order pages we've seen that pegged the release for mid-January, but there's a catch here. Although the product shows...
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Nexus 7 dock to become available in U.S. and Europe this month

After an eternity of waiting and speculation, it seems the elusive ASUS Nexus 7 dock may be about to hit the United States and Europe this month. In the Netherlands, AndroidWorld.nl has word from ASUS Benelux that the dock will arrive in mid-January. Prices are speculated to be around €29.99. On...
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Open webOS finds its way onto Nexus 7

Since going open source, HP's webOS platform has been ported to a handful of Android devices, including the Galaxy Nexus and the Nook Color. The most recent addition to this niche club is the ASUS-made Nexus 7. A dedicated gesture area, working keyboard, brightness adjuster, and Wi-Fi connectivity...
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The Nexus 7 giveaway winners list is here

You might remember that we hooked with Google last week and set up some giveaways for Nexus 7 tablets and Google Play gift cards. That's the kind of awesome stuff we do around these parts, and spreading the Android love around is something we enjoy. Anyhow, back to those giveaways. We went through...
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The Nexus 7 contest picks back up Friday

Our Nexus 7-a-day contest didn't end prematurely, it just got pushed back a day. You may have noticed some technical issues here at the site. We're doing some work with the servers and a few folks haven't been able to get to Android Central. We didn't think it was fair to have a contest for...
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Nexus 7 dock available for preorder at B&H Photo

Looks like we might finally (finally!) get that fabled Nexus 7 desktop dock. When last we saw this white whale, it was being unboxed a wee bit early, presumably snagged from an Asian retailer. Now, you can preorder it from B&H Photo for $39.99 each. No word on when, exactly, it'll ship, but...
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Day 2 of the Nexus 7-a-day giveaway going strong in the forums

It's day 2 of our week long  Nexus 7-a-day giveaway, where we partner with Google so you can win a 32GB Nexus 7 of your very own, and a $25 Google Play gift card to spend with it. We love the Nexus 7 here at the Mobile Nations offices. It's the perfect size for carrying with you, which means you'...
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Enter the Nexus 7-a-day giveaway for a chance at a Nexus 7 and a $25 Google Play card

To end the year with a bang, we're (in partnership with Google) giving away a 32-gigabyte Nexus 7 tablet and a $25 Google Play gift card every day this week!   The Nexus 7 is one of this year's hottest devices, and with good reason. The 7-inch size turned out to be a popular favorite (even Apple...
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EE announces plans to sell Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE, Nexus 7 tablets

British 4G mobile network EE has announced that it'll branch out from phones, iPads and Mifis, and begin offering contract-subsidized Android tablets directly for sale. The first two Android tablets to be sold on EE will be the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE and Google Nexus 7, the latter being...
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Official Nexus 7 audio dock gets unboxed on Youtube

Here's a look at the elusive Nexus 7 docking station live and in color on Youtube. We don't have a lot of information here, just that the fellow posting the video bought it at Yodobashi Camera in the Akihabara district in Japan. He had the opportunity to buy it a day early, and like any of us...
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BBC talks future of iPlayer app - higher quality streams, Android 4.2 support and new features coming

The BBC has posted an extensive update on its future plans for the BBC iPlayer Android app. In the coming months, the corporation says it's main aims are to reach feature parity with the iOS app, and introduce new, high-quality streams and better support for large-screen devices. In a blog post,...
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A Touchstone charging mod for the Nexus 7

We've seen the Palm Touchstone be repurposed to work with a number of Android phones before, but Rod Whitby of webOS Internals fame is working up a method to use the charger with his Nexus 7. Using two regular phone Touchstone coils (and currently experimenting with a TouchPad coil) it looks like...
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Google News website receives tablet UI facelift

Starting today, Google will be improving the Google News webpage reading experience on 7- and 10-inch tablets. Rolling out over the next few days, the new interface provides a more intuitive navigation paradigm letting users swipe between categories and more simply select articles. There's also a...
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The Times offers subsidized Nexus 7 with subscription

British newspaper The Times is looking to expand its digital subscriber-base with subsidized tablet hardware. The paper, which has its online content guarded by paywalls, is offering subscribers a 32GB Nexus 7 for £50, down from the standard retail price of £199, as part of its "Digital Pack"...
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Nexus 7 docking station coming in 'early December'

We asked on episode 117 of the Android Central Podcast about when we would see a docking station for the Nexus 7.  An astute listener who is also one of those "people close to the matter" decided to toss us a bone and directed us to the Japanese ASUS site which has what appears to be a landscape...
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Xbox Smartglass updated, now compatible with the Nexus 7

A quick heads up to all the Xbox users out there, that the Xbox Smartglass application has been updated. It's not a big update save for one feature. It now works on the Google Nexus 7 and other 7-inch tablets. This was one of the biggest criticisms of the app when it launched -- or any app that we...

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