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Nexus 7: The internationally challenged tablet

I like my Nexus 7. It’s speedy, well-designed and runs a pure, unmolested version of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. But since I’ve returned with it to the UK, Google’s flagship tablet has seemed just a little less magical than it was in sunny San Francisco. To understand why, you have look at the main...
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Ordering the Nexus 7 as a gift? Careful not to send it with your account already linked

Just a quick heads up for those of you who might be preordering the Google Nexus 7 tablet as a gift. Just like with the Amazon Kindle Fire, there's an option in the ordering process that allows you to link the tablet you're ordering to the account that you're ordering from. That makes initial...
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Nexus 7 torn down, found to have tablet parts inside

The spudger-wielding technology sadists at iFixit are at it again, this time dissecting one of the new Nexus 7 tablets, presumably obtained from Google I/O, seeing as how they're not shipping yet. (Fun fact: We're expecting production quality to improve a little bit once these things go retail, so...
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Nexus 7 coming to retailers down under soon

Fear not, good people of Australia, the word on the street is that the Google Nexus 7 tablet we be available for you to purchase in local retail stores in the very near future. According to Gizmodo.au you will be able to pick up the new Android tablet from the following stores: Harvey Norman, JB...
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Android 4.1 factory image for the Nexus 7 is now available online

Did you take your tinkering on your brand new Nexus 7 a little bit to far? Looking to bring it back to its original status, and fix whatever you may have already broken? If you have been patiently waiting for the factory image to appear, you are in luck as it has been posted online, and ready for...
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GameStop to carry the Nexus 7 as well, starts accepting pre-orders

Ordering online is not something that everyone wants to do, for folks like myself the instant gratification of purchasing and taking home the same day is rather important. GameStop has announced that they will be selling the Nexus 7 in stores and they have began their pre-ordering process as well...
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Miss the Google I/O 2012 Day 1 Keynote? Watch it now

If for whatever reason you happened to miss out on the Google I/O 2012 Day 1 Keynote, you can now sit back, relax and take it all in. Google has posted the video to YouTube so you have no reason to not set aside some time and get yourself caught up. You'll get to see Android 4.1 Jelly Bean...
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Nexus 7 Guidebook available for free in Google Play Books

Read enough about the Google Nexus 7 yet? Just in case you haven't, and you need some light reading while waiting for your shiny new Nexus 7 to arrive, Google's got you covered. Downloadable for free, as we speak, is the official Nexus 7 Guidebook from Google.  OK, so it's basically an instruction...
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Hugo Barra on Nexus 7 first day pre-order numbers: 'It's Big!'

Little more than 24 hours has passed since the official unveiling of the Google Nexus 7, and the subsequent pre-orders becoming available in selected countries around the world. It's pretty much a given that it's bound to be a popular device within the Android community, but, how popular?  The...
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Google Play device store launches in the UK, Nexus 7 priced at £159

The Google Play device store has launched in the UK, with pre-order pages now up for both 8 and 16GB flavors of the new Nexus 7. And Google's being just as aggressive with its British pricing. The 8GB model's up for pre-order at just £159, with the 16GB version selling for £199. The £159 price...
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Bladeslinger video demo on the Google Nexus 7

The inclusion of an NVIDIA Tegra 3 CPU (and GPU) in the Nexus 7 tablet indicates that Google's betting on mobile gaming to generate sales of the device. That's only natural considering the slew of graphically-rich titles coming to Tegra 3 devices we've seen over the past six months. One of the...
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Google Nexus 7 to be sold at Carphone Warehouse in the UK, 16GB for £200

It looks like the Google Play Store isn't the only place you'll be able to pick up your shiny new, Google Nexus 7 tablet. Well, in the UK at least. High street retailer, Carphone Warehouse, has announced its plans to sell the 16GB version of the Jelly Bean tablet, for the same £200 as the Play...
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Google Nexus 7 or Amazon Kindle Fire?

And that's the question of the summer. Should you get the Amazon Kindle Fire, or the Google Nexus 7. Finally we've got a real choice between low-cost 7-inch tablets. Both are geared toward content consumption -- reading books and magazines, watching movies, listening to music.  Amazon certainly...
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Google Nexus 7 developed in just 4 months, sold essentially at cost price

So, the Google Nexus 7 is the hot ticket right about now. And so it should be. Despite the substantial leaks and rumors leading up to yesterdays announcement -- including the accidental posting of that ​video, it still blew the doors off when Hugo Barra officially unveiled it duriong the day 1...
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Android Central Podcast - Google I/O 2012 Day 1

Google I/O 2012 Day 1 Keynote Liveblog! Google Nexus 7 hands-on and initial review Android 4.1 Jelly Bean SDK now available for download Google Nexus 7 available for preorder now for $199, shipping mid-July Google gets in your living room with the Nexus Q Nexus 7 will be the...
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Contest: Win yourself a brand new Google Nexus 7 Tablet

The Google Nexus 7 Tablet has gone up for preorder and we've gone hands on with it already. If you're still on the fence about picking one up for yourself, well, you may not have to. Why? Because we want to give you one that's why! Entering will take a little bit of effort on your part but hey,...
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Google Nexus 7 hands-on and initial review

Meet the Google Nexus 7 -- the first Google-produced tablet, the first device with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the first to serve more as a direct portal to Google Play (as opposed to a tablet that just runs apps), Google's first major push into the magazine and television market, the first device to...
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Google updates Nexus site with Nexus 7 and Nexus Q info

Google has just unveiled the Nexus 7 Tablet along with the Nexus Q streaming media player and already they've started promoting the devices to the max. The Nexus site that has been in place since the Nexus One was announced, has now been updated with a full gallery, specs and features listing for...
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Google Nexus 7 available for preorder now for $199, shipping mid-July

Google announced a freakin' sweet 7-inch tablet appropriately called the Nexus 7 at I/O today, and no doubt many of you are itching to get your hands on one. You'll be happy to hear that it's available for preorder starting today, and will be shipping mid-July to the U.S., Canada, UK, and...
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Nexus 7 will be the first Android device to ship with Chrome as the standard browser

We've been expecting Chrome to somehow work its way into the Android build as standard, and today during the Google I/O keynote, we found out just how that's going to begin.  The newly announced Nexus 7 tablet will be the first Android device to ship to market, that will be carrying Google Chrome...

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