Nexus 7 archive

  • 32GB Nexus 7 only £50... with a Times subscription
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    32GB Nexus 7 only £50... with a Times subscription

    By 4 December 2012

    New subscribers to The Times and Sunday Times Digital Pack can get themselves a brand new 32GB Nexus 7 on which to read the newspapers for a mere £50 - £149 less than it is currently being sold for in high street stores. The subscription will cost £4...

  • Android 4.2.1 brings back December, rolling out to Nexus devices now
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    Android 4.2.1 brings back December, rolling out to Nexus devices now

    By 28 November 2012

    Google has pushed out a quick fix that restores the missing month of December to Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. The update, which is small at only 1.1MB, arrived on our Nexus 4 handset on Tuesday evening, putting December back in its rightful place. The small...

  • Best tablets available today
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    Best tablets available today

    By 23 November 2012

    Christmas, Pesach, Eide, Diwali, the first Sunday before Pentecost; every time of year is a good time of year to buy a tablet PC. So, which one do you buy? It’s very easy to get caught up in the idea of what is the best tablet, but you really need to...

  • Customisable Christmas: Tablet accessories
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    Customisable Christmas: Tablet accessories

    By 22 November 2012

    The tablet is going to be top of many a Christmas list this year. An iPad mini or Nexus 7 is exciting, but why not throw in a few specially made accessories for your loved ones' presents? This being Customisable Christmas at Pocket-lint, we have just...

  • Google steals December in Android 4.2
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    Google steals December in Android 4.2

    By 19 November 2012

    Google has stolen December. Well that's the fun but annoying way of looking at it if you are an Android 4.2 user. The company has left off December when it comes to listing the month for birthdays and anniversaries, affecting owners of the newly launched...

  • Best Tablet 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees
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    Best Tablet 2012: 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards nominees

    By 16 November 2012

    The 9th Pocket-lint Gadget Awards are just around the corner and it’s time to get voting. What? You haven’t voted yet? What kind of slacker are you? Yes, that’s right, the kind of slacker who’d rather sit and decide which was the best tablet of...

  • iPad mini or Nexus 7: Which is best for you?
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    iPad mini or Nexus 7: Which is best for you?

    By 9 November 2012

    Cheap and more than cheerful, the world of affordable tablets means now everyone can get in on a slice of slab action. Right now, the two tech big boys that are Google and Apple are fighting it out for the money in your pocket. But which tablet should...

  • Android 4.2 Jelly Bean announced: Camera spheres, keyboard updated, Miracast support
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    Android 4.2 Jelly Bean announced: Camera spheres, keyboard updated, Miracast support

    By 29 October 2012

    Google has announced the next step for the Android mobile OS which, as we'd previously confirmed, will be known as Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Sticking with the Jelly Bean name, the update builds on the 4.1 Jelly Bean version that was announced in August...

  • 32GB Google Nexus 7 UK release date revealed, hitting stores tomorrow, online today
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    32GB Google Nexus 7 UK release date revealed, hitting stores tomorrow, online today

    By 29 October 2012

    Today's Nexus New York press event may have been postponed due to severe (life-threatening) weather warnings, but the 32GB Google Nexus 7 is still planned to hit UK stores tomorrow (30 October). An assistant in a London branch of Currys & PC World told...

  • Argos to sell 32GB Google Nexus 7 for £199.99 - that's just 99p more than the 16GB version
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    Argos to sell 32GB Google Nexus 7 for £199.99 - that's just 99p more than the 16GB version

    By 17 October 2012

    Argos’s Christmas Gift Guide has revealed that the retailer will begin stocking a 32GB version of the Google Nexus 7, which it will sell for just £199.99. Currently the 16GB version of the Android powered tablet retails for £199, so we can expect...

  • Nexus 7 users to enjoy landscape mode with Android 4.1.2 update
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    Nexus 7 users to enjoy landscape mode with Android 4.1.2 update

    By 9 October 2012

    Google is pushing out the latest version of Android to Nexus 7 users on Tuesday, Android 4.1.2, the company has confirmed. In a note on the Android Google Group that details these things, Jean-Baptiste M. "JBQ" Queru, the Technical Lead for the Android...

  • Google Nexus 7 tablet 3G version imminent
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    Google Nexus 7 tablet 3G version imminent

    By 3 September 2012

    The Google Nexus 7 could be about to get even more awesome after reports suggestin a 3G version of the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet is being prepped.  According to MoDaCo: “Asus is currently ramping production in preparation for launch in around...

  • Nexus 7 gets USB drive support thanks to new app
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    Nexus 7 gets USB drive support thanks to new app

    By 22 August 2012

    The Google Nexus 7 now has the ability to support USB drives, thanks to a new app available now from the Google Play store. The lack of innovation that meant consumers were unable to transfer files from flash storage drives and SD cards had proved a deterrent...

  • Nexus 7 16GB sold out after customers shun Google's cloud service
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    Nexus 7 16GB sold out after customers shun Google's cloud service

    By 23 July 2012

    Customers can no longer order the 16GB Nexus 7 from the Google Play store after demand for the device surpassed the number available.  Any orders made via Google’s online store up to 20 July will be fulfilled, but any customers who try to place an...

  • Nexus 7 delays after delivery address debacle
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    Nexus 7 delays after delivery address debacle

    By 19 July 2012

    Some customers who have ordered the Nexus 7 may be in for a longer wait than anticipated after it emerged an issue had arisen with incomplete delivery addresses. According to Expert Reviews, customers who were initially told by email that their tablet...

  • Android 4.1: Jelly Bean  review
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    Android 4.1: Jelly Bean review

    By 17 July 2012

    Android 4.1, known as Jelly Bean to its friends, isn't the huge step change that its predecessor was. Where Ice Cream Sandwich ushered in button-less controls and a change in look and feel to Android, Jelly Bean is much more of an incremental update....

  • No Google Nexus 7 delays, stock holding to ensure unified release
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    No Google Nexus 7 delays, stock holding to ensure unified release

    By 13 July 2012

    Talk of delays to the Google Nexus 7 appear wide of the mark after Pocket-lint spoke to Google, which said it remained on target for a mid-July release. A document entitled “Google Nexus 7 Tablet Launch Update” leaked on the internet instructed stores...

  • Nexus 7 review
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    Nexus 7 review

    By 11 July 2012

    We have a love-hate relationship with the Android tablet. You can see it written across the pages of Pocket-lint, through numerous reviews. Do it right and the Android tablet is a wonderful companion. Do it wrong, and it's an awkward shoehorning of the...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #91 - Nintendo 3DS XL, Canon EOS 650D and Google Nexus 7
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #91 - Nintendo 3DS XL, Canon EOS 650D and Google Nexus 7

    By 9 July 2012

    Episode 91 of the Pocket-lint Podcast is somewhat special in that we don't look at the major news stories this week. Instead, the team examines some of the products it has been reviewing, and reveals more than you might already have read. Up for scrutiny...

  • Amazon Kindle Fire 2 to take on Google Nexus 7 with improved display and thinner build
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    Amazon Kindle Fire 2 to take on Google Nexus 7 with improved display and thinner build

    By 9 July 2012

    Amazon's next Kindle Fire will be much improved over its predecessor, claim sources in the know. Faced with new competition in the shape of the Google Nexus 7 - and, potentially, the much-touted mini iPad - the Kindle Fire 2 will feature a higher resolution...

  • Archos 97 carbon Android tablet wants you to forget the Nexus 7
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    Archos 97 carbon Android tablet wants you to forget the Nexus 7

    By 5 July 2012

    Archos has ignored the tech press in believing that no one will be able to compete against the Google backed Nexus 7 Android tablet, and announced a new range of Ice Cream Sandwich-powered tablets under the name Elements. The new Archos 97 carbon is...

  • iPad mini rumours persist, as details of an LCD display emerge
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    iPad mini rumours persist, as details of an LCD display emerge

    By 3 July 2012

    After a quiet few months, rumours of a seven-inch iPad Mini have resurfaced. Details are emerging of what kind of display such a tablet device will sport, along with a price point. With the emergence of the Google Nexus 7, this particular rumour mill...

  • Pocket-lint Podcast #90 - Google Nexus 7, Jelly Bean, Windows 8 and Canon EOS 650D
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    Pocket-lint Podcast #90 - Google Nexus 7, Jelly Bean, Windows 8 and Canon EOS 650D

    By 2 July 2012

    Some things are worth waiting for, and episode 90 of our podcast is no exception. There's been so much happening in the world of consumer electronics that not only have we waited until our wandering Pocket-linters have all returned with tales from afar,...

  • Hands-on: Google Nexus 7 review
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    Hands-on: Google Nexus 7 review

    By 29 June 2012

    Google has just announced its Nexus 7 tablet and we have been among the lucky few to get a play with the latest piece of Nexus kit. The tablet was announced at Google I/O 2012 in San Francisco. Priced at just £159 for the 8GB model, or £199 for 16GB,...

  • Asus: Nexus 7 audio dock coming, but don't expect a Transformer-like keyboard
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    Asus: Nexus 7 audio dock coming, but don't expect a Transformer-like keyboard

    By 29 June 2012

    Asus has confirmed to Pocket-lint that it will he launching a dedicated audio dock for its new Jelly Bean Android tablet the Nexus 7 later in the year. The new accessory will allow users of the tablet to enjoy music from the device, and charge it at the...