Nexus 7

Enter the Nexus 7-a-day giveaway for a chance at a Nexus 7 and a $25 Google Play card

Enter the Nexus 7-a-day giveaway for a chance at a Nexus 7 and a $25 Google Play card

Jerry Hildenbrand 26

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 has to agree), and the Nexus 7 packs the specs for high-end gaming and entertainment. This...

BBC talks future of iPlayer app - higher quality streams, Android 4.2 support and new features coming

BBC talks future of iPlayer app - higher quality streams, Android 4.2 support and new features coming

Alex Dobie 11

The BBC has posted an extensive update on its future plans for the BBC iPlayer Android app. In the coming months, the corporation says it's main aims are to reach feature parity with the iOS app, and introduce new, high-quality streams and better support for large-screen devices. In a blog post, BBC iPlayer boss Dave Price says the Kindle Fire and Nexus 7 are now in the top five devices...

Nexus 7 gets its turn at 4.2.1 -- it's pushing now or can be manually flashed

Nexus 7 gets its turn at 4.2.1 -- it's pushing now or can be manually flashed

Jerry Hildenbrand 15

Just as we saw this morning with the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10, the Nexus 7 is getting updated to Android 4.2.1 via an OTA update. There's nothing groundbreaking here, its simply a bug fix for the omission of December from the people application and an update to add joysticks and gamepads as HID devices.  But updates are updates, and we know that plenty need to get them ASAP. Thanks to XDA,...