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Congrats guys, and enjoy your new Nexus 7 tablets! We got a bit excited last week when the new Nexus 7 was announced, and ordered a couple of them to give away to our awesome readers. It's a great update to the original, and most everyone seems to think they are the best small-form tablet ever...
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Google Nexus 7 (2013) review

The new Nexus 7 has big shoes to fill, but Google has made all the right choices When Google launched the original Nexus 7 in June of last year, it in effect took the fate of Android tablets into its own hands. Sure, there were plenty of Android-powered slates before the Nexus 7 (Google even...
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Nexus devices updated to Android 4.3 will now have TRIM support

Owners of original Nexus 7's with sluggish performance should see a speed boost after the update It seems that the curious case of the sluggish Nexus 7 has been solved with the inclusion of TRIM support in Android 4.3. TRIM is essentially a way for the device's software to communicate with the...
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Google publishes Nexus 7 sign-up page

Those outside the U.S. can sign up to learn when the new tablet will become available The new Nexus 7 is available now in the U.S., but Google has been rather vague with its information about international availability for the tablet. The UK, Germany, South Korea, Japan, Spain, Canada, France...
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The new Nexus 7: Wireless charging feature

The new 2013 Nexus 7 uses the same wireless charging standard as the Nexus 4 -- and the same chargers. If you were one of the lucky ones who was already able to score a new 2013 Nexus 7, you might not know about a great feature -- Qi wireless charging. It doesn't charge your new tablet fast, and...
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New Nexus 7 receives two updates at launch

An initial update to build JWR66N and subsequent update to build JSS15J are available Early adopters of Google's new Nexus 7 are being greeted with software updates right out of the box. The first update will automatically begin as soon as the tablet connects to WiFi for the first time, usually...
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New Nexus 7 models now out of stock at Staples

The laws of supply and demand at work: Staples sells out of new Nexus 7 tablets. It seems that Staples's $30 off tablet promotion worked well for them, as both models of the new Nexus 7 are already out of stock on their website. They join the 32GB version at Amazon, which now has a lead time of...
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New Nexus 7 now available from Google Play, ships by July 30

New Nexus 7 2013 models now available for order in Google Play for those who want to risk another Nexus launch For those who want to order the new 2013 Nexus 7 direct from Google, things are live in Google Play to order one. Both the 16GB and 32GB Wifi-only models are available, and Google says...
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New Nexus 7 available for shipping right now at Amazon

Amazon is letting the new Nexus 7 go a little early, too. If you can't wait until July 30 for a new 2013 Nexus 7, and no retailers in your area are selling them early, Amazon has your back. Google's latest tablet, and what everyone is talking about, is available right now, and ships today. It's...
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Some U.S. retailers already selling new Nexus 7

Best Buy and Walmart among stores selling the new tablet early The new Nexus 7 won't be officially available until July 30, but that hasn't stopped some of the big-name brick-and-mortar retailers from selling a few tablets to customers ahead of the official date. AC reader Tony Hoffman tweets...
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New Nexus 7: First impressions and detailed video

A new Nexus 7 to provide another year of great Android tablet experiences It's been a year since the release of the original Nexus 7, and following up on the undeniable success of the device Google has released a new tablet by the same name with a completely new look and feel. Our full in-depth...
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In pictures: Two generations of Nexus 7

See what Google has changed since its first attempt at a 7-inch tablet The original Nexus 7 was a serious improvement to Android tablets when it was announced last year, and Google is trying hard to build on its success with the newest iteration of the device. Dubbed the "New Nexus 7", it packs...
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We're answering your Nexus 7 questions in the forums!

You have questions, we have the new Nexus 7 This is the device so many of us have been waiting for -- the successor to the original Nexus 7. With a new design, improved internals and a serious bump in screen resolution, the new Nexus 7 seems to check all of the boxes on paper. Now that things...
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Watch the Nexus 7, Chromecast and Android 4.3 event all over again

And, if you're cool like that, you could even watch it on your new Chromecast. (Or in the all-new Android Central app!)
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New Nexus 7 listed for pre-order in the UK, release slated for September [Updated]

Prices to start at £199.99 for 16GB, £239.99 for 32GB Update: Ebuyer is now listing the new Nexus 7 for pre-order too, with availability expected for Aug. 29. That's a couple weeks before Dixons' stock date, but still a good month beyond the U.S. launch window. Original story: The new Nexus 7...
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Editors' roundtable: Weighing in on Android 4.3, Chromecast and the new Nexus 7

This morning during a (relatively) intimate breakfast in San Francisco's Dogpatch neighborhood, Google unleashed what we'll call an Android fan trifecta. We got Android 4.3, an updated Nexus 7, and the Chromecast HDMI dongle, which takes the place of the aborted Nexus Q living-room media device....
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Gameloft's Asphalt 8: Airborne will be optimized for the new Nexus 7

As seen during the Nexus 7 demo, Asphalt 8: Airborne will be awesome on the new tablet. Gameloft has sent out a little press release on the heels of the Nexus 7 presentation, to let us know a little more about their upcoming title Asphalt 8: Airborne. The new title will be optimized for the...
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Android Central 144: The Google event post-show!

Google officially unveils Android 4.3 Jelly Bean New Nexus 7 availability and pricing Google announces Chromecast: Bringing Youtube and Google Play Music to your TV The new Nexus 7 is official New Nexus 7 specs The new Nexus 7: Hands-on pictures and video Hands-on with...
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The new Nexus 7: Hands-on pictures and video

Lighter, thinner, better built and with refreshed internals Things have just wrapped up here at the Google "Breakfast" event in San Francisco, where we have our first hands-on with the new Nexus 7. A worthy successor to the original 7-inch tablet that really kicked off Android for the larger...
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Europe to get its own LTE-enabled Nexus 7

If you watched Google's San Francisco presentation today and felt a little left out when only U.S. carrier support was mentioned for the new Nexus 7, fear not. Google's official spec sheet for the upcoming 7-inch tablet confirms that a European LTE-compatible SKU will be offered, with support for...

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