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Nexus 7 (2012)

Google publishes Android 5.0.2 factory image for Nexus 7 (2012)

Google has just posted the factory image of Android 5.0.2 Lollipop for the WiFi version of the 2012 Nexus 7. This follows the rollout of the Android 5.0.1 on many Nexus devices recently. With the factory image up, an OTA update can't be too far away, and we'll keep you posted on AndroidCentral if...
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Android 5.0 Lollipop Nexus factory images are live — here's how to update!

New Android 5.0 Lollipop factory images for the Nexus 5, 7, 10 and 9 Android 5.0 Lollipop is upon us! The Nexus 9 tablet tablet has been on sale for a good while, but today the first Lollipop updates have started to become available for Nexus devices in the form of factory images. At the time of...
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Updated Android 5.0 Lollipop developer preview available for Nexus 5 and Nexus 7

As promised, Google has just published an updated set of preview images for Android 5.0 Lollipop on the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013). The new developer preview is based on build lpx13d. The first "Android L" developer preview arrived shortly after Google I/O, and was updated in early August with...
Nexus 7 (2013)

Nexus 7 LTE now receiving tiny OTA to Android 4.4.4

Coming in a day after Google posted the latest Android 4.4.4 factory image, the Nexus 7 LTE is now seeing a small OTA update to bring the latest software as well. The update, which comes in at just 2.4MB, brings your tablet from 4.4.3 to 4.4.4 with very minor under-the-hood fixes. If you're...
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Android 4.4.4 factory image for Nexus 7 LTE now available from Google

Better late than never, Google has just posted the latest Android 4.4.4 (KTU84P) factory image for the Nexus 7 LTE. Up until today the best you could get was Android 4.4.3, even though other Nexus devices had 4.4.4 available back in June. If you're not familiar with factory images, they're files...
Virgin America CrewPad

Virgin America takes Nexus 7 to the skies as 'CrewPad'

It looks like Virgin America will be outfitting crew members with new Nexus 7 tablets, with the slates being badges as the CrewPad. The new CrewPad, which is based on Google's Nexus 7 hardware, will replace existing tablets in the fleet and provide crew members with a more efficient way to...
Nexus 5 on Android L

Google posts updated Android L factory images for Nexus 5, 7 with support for Google Fit

After a bit of speculation as to whether Google would be updating the Android L developer preview before it launched into a full product, Google has just posted new Android L images for the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013). This latest release, which carries the version number LPV81C (up from LPV79),...
Android L

Android L developer preview hands-on

Google surprised us yesterday with not just a new version of Android, dubbed Android L, but also the announcement of early preview builds to let developers get to grips with the new OS. Today, on the second day of Google I/O, we've finally gotten our hands on the Android L preview for the Nexus 5...
Android L images

Here are the L developer preview factory images

This part is important: The Android preview system image is not a stable release, and may contain errors and defects that can result in damage to your computer systems, devices, and data. The preview Android system image is not subject to the same testing as the factory OS and can cause your...
Android L preview

Android 'L' developer preview now available for Nexus 5 + 7

Preview of next Android version lands alongside SDKs As promised during the Google I/O keynote yesterday, Google has released developer preview builds for the next version of Android — currently known only as Android "L" — for developers to test on the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 (2013, Wifi-only). The...
Nexus 7 Android 4.4.3

Nexus 7 LTE now has Android 4.4.3 factory image available from Google

While the spotlight may have shifted to Android 4.4.4 for many Nexus devices, the LTE-enabled version of the Nexus 7 now has its Android 4.4.3 factory image file available. The mobile-enabled versions of Nexus tablets often lag a bit behind the Wifi-only models when it comes to updates (for...
Android 4.4.3 on Nexus 7

Android 4.4.3 OTA updates hitting Nexus and GPe devices [Updated]

Over-the-air update files now available for multiple devices Following the recent release of Android 4.4.3 for Nexus devices in factory image form, the first over-the-air updates have started rolling out this morning. So far we've confirmed it's rolling out for the Nexus 7 2013 (Wifi), Nexus 5...
Android 4.4.3

Google releases Android 4.4.3 factory images for Nexus devices

New Android version brings redesigned Phone app along with anticipated bug fixes In an effort to create a balance in the force, Google has dropped the Android 4.4.3 image for the Nexus 5, Nexus 7 2013 (excluding the LTE version at present), Nexus 7 2012, Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 on their downloads...
T-Mobile

T-Mobile says Nexus update we know is coming is coming today

Update: T-Mobile has also posted an update page for the LTE Nexus 7, which it identifies as Android 4.4.3, build KTU84L. We're still not seeing the update on any devices. Here we go again. T-Mobile says Android 4.4.3 is coming to the Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 today. Bugfixes and security enhancements...
Nexus 5, Nexus 7, and Chromecast now available in more European countries

Nexus 5, Nexus 7, and Chromecast now available in more European countries

Google has greatly expanded the availability of their mobile products. The Nexus 5 smartphone, Nexus 7 tablet, and Chromecast have each added new countries to their lists. The Nexus 5 and Nexus 7 can now be purchased in Norway and Switzerland. The big winner here, however, are potential...
Refurbished Nexus 7 2013 now just $149 on eBay from Newegg

Refurbished Nexus 7 2013 now just $149 on eBay from Newegg

If you don't mind your gadgets refurbished, head over to Ebay and grab a 16 GB Nexus 7 2013 tablet for $149. Newegg is selling the tablet on Ebay for $50 less than what it is available for on its own store. A brand new 16 GB Nexus 7 2013 Wi-Fi model retails for $229, although you can get one for...
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Buy a Nexus 7, get £50 in Google Play credit

Google is teaming up with Asus to offer a £50 Play Store credit in the UK along with a purchase of the 16 GB Nexus 7 2013. Customers purchasing from a variety of UK retailers like Asda , Carphone Warehouse, Currys, Tesco and Very are eligible to receive the Play Store credit. While this doesn't...
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Refurbished Nexus 7 2013 just $169 on eBay

Heads up, folks. You can get a black Nexus 7 2013 — of the 32GB variety — for just $169.99 on eBay today. It's refurbished, which means it's not brand-new. But you can't really beat this price. You get a 90-day warranty along with it. The question on the tip of everyone's tongue, however, is...
Nexus 7 Sleeve

Select Nexus 7, Nexus 5 and Chromebook 11 cases are on sale in Google Play

Google has a slick 25-percent off sale on some Nexus (and a Chromebook) cases going on right now at Google Play. We saw these go on sale back in January, but if you missed your chance to pick one up you have a second chance. Here's what's on sale: Nexus 7 Sleeve ($22.49) Nexus 7 Case ($37.49)...
Nexus 7 (2013) with discolored corners

Buying a Nexus 7 Folio case? Watch out for discoloration on your tablet

The 'Bright Red' Nexus 7 Folio is pretty great, except when it tarnishes your Nexus 7 One of Google's official Nexus 7 cases, the Nexus 7 Folio, came out back in December as it started to build up first-party case offerings for the tablet. It set folks back a cool $49, but when I reviewed it I...

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