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New Nexus 7 now available in Canada

Prices start at C$229, shipping in 1-2 days from the Google Play Store A few weeks after the new Nexus 7 went on sale in the U.S., Canadians can now get their hands on Google and ASUS' new tablet through the Google Play Store. The Wifi-only 16GB version of the tablet goes for C$229, while the...
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New Nexus 7 factory images posted

Use the restore images to return your new Nexus 7 to a factory state The factory restore images of Android 4.3 for the new 2013 Nexus 7 have been posted up at Google, allowing folks a path of safe return if they decide to modify the firmware on their device. The images contain a complete backup...
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Nexus 7 FHD travel cover - it's cheap, and it's cheap

Here's a quick look at the Nexus 7 FHD Travel Cover from ASUS — and, frankly, it's not really worth more than a quick look. What you've got is a very basic "light but durable polymer" in a folio style that gives the tablet some basic protection while allowing full access to the microphones,...
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Is GPS broken on your new Nexus 7?

Word is definitely spreading about GPS problems that a number of folk are having with the new Nexus 7 — mainly that you'll be locked on for a while, only to see the signal drop and not return until a reset, and sometimes not even then. Supposed causes are all over the place, from Google Play...
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New Nexus 7 hitting the UK from August 28

We've been seeing UK Nexus 7 pre-order dates for a while, but today we have confirmation that Google and ASUS' latest 7-inch tablet will be arriving on British shores around the end of August. The Taiwanese manufacturer has confirmed to Android Central that the official UK launch date is Aug. 28,...
Vector 4: Brian Klug compares Apples to Androids

Vector 4: Brian Klug compares Apples to Androids

Vector is a new Mobile Nations podcast that takes the most important topics in technology today, focuses on them from interesting angles, and then discusses the hell out of them. On today's episode, Brian Klug of AnandTech talks to Rene about the relative strengths and weaknesses of iOS and...
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New Nexus 7 up for pre-order in Australia

Prices start at A$299, tablet 'due to arrive late August' Australia is to be in the first wave of countries to get the new Nexus 7 following the U.S. launch, and now we have some more firm details as to when we can expect the tablet Down Under. Ausdroid has spotted the first Australian pre-order...
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The 2013 Nexus 7 giveaway winners are ...

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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