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Pwn Pad is a Nexus 7-based network hacking machine

Security tools company Pwnie Express is making a network hacking-focused device, based on the Nexus 7, called the Pwn Pad. This certainly isn't a tablet meant for the mainstream, but instead is a purpose-built hacking device for users that are interested in tinkering with networks. Unfortunately a...
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Android 4.2.2 factory images now available for Nexus devices

Following the recent OTA roll-out, Android 4.2.2 factory images are now available for the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 (Wifi-only and 3G), Nexus 10 and GSM Galaxy Nexus ("yakju" and "takju" variants). As always, the files contain a complete backup of the base Android firmware for these devices. That means...
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Android 4.2.2 rolling out to Nexus 10 and 7, GSM Galaxy Nexus [Updated]

Over-the-air updates to Android 4.2.2 are rolling out now to the current crop of Nexus devices. Reports first started trickling in on Reddit about the GSM Galaxy Nexus having its update waiting. And more recently, news from Android Police, XDA and elsewhere indicates that Nexus 10 and Nexus 7...
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3G-capable Nexus 7 hits Japan this Saturday

Hot on the heels of the Nexus 10, the Wifi+3G version of Google's Nexus 7 tablet is set to go on sale in Japan in a couple of days. Like its big brother, the Nexus 7 3G has been available elsewhere since late 2012, but until this month there had been no official Japanese launch. Now Japanese site...
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Carbon (Twitter) update fixes bugs and adds Nexus 7 "support"

Carbon (the Twitter client) has just received its first notable update since release in the Play Store, and it fixes a whole bucket of bugs. Notifications have been improved, fixing crashes and duplicate notifications. Several other crashes have been fixed related to avatar loading, deleting DMs,...
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The Valentine's Day contest is getting huge, lets make it even bigger

A few days back we started up a great contest where you and your Valentine could win a Nexus 4 and a Nexus 7. We're loving the response and all the pictures of the happy couples. It's awesome to see the people who make Android Central what it is, and just how normal we all are. Looking through the...
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ASUS and Google working on Nexus 7 successor, says DigiTimes

Supply chain rumormonger tips 1080p display, thinner bezel, same price point The ASUS-made Nexus 7 has been a runaway success -- arguably the most successful Android tablet yet, and certainly the most popular Nexus device to date. So it shouldn't come as much of a surprise to hear that a...
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Nillkin leather flip cover for Nexus 7

The Nexus 7 is substantially more portable than larger tablets, and that means you may be more inclined to use a case. I've found the Nillkin leather flip cover for mine, and it's quite an impressive little case for the money. When I got my Nexus 7 I planned on carrying it with me more often,...
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Nexus 7 dock review

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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