Nexus 7 archive

  • Nexus 7 release UK: Where to get the new tablet
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    Nexus 7 release UK: Where to get the new tablet

    By 28 June 2012

    The Nexus 7 by Asus is the latest Android tablet to want to own, but where and when can you get it in the UK? We've been speaking to Asus and retailers to find out where you can get the best deal and where you can buy the much-wanted Nexus 7 tablet....

  • The Nexus 7 is cheap, but who are the real winners and losers?
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    The Nexus 7 is cheap, but who are the real winners and losers?

    By 28 June 2012

    You get what you pay for, that's the old adage. In many cases that's as true in technology as it is in camping gear or cars: you pay for quality, you pay a premium price for a premium product.  With the release of the £159 Nexus 7, Google's new Jelly...

  • Google Play on the Nexus 7: Features explained
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    Google Play on the Nexus 7: Features explained

    By 28 June 2012

    The price point of the Nexus 7 tablet is so low that it leaves plenty of money in your pocket for spending elsewhere. Google wants you to pour these pennies into its revamped Google Play store, which has features embedded deep into every aspect of Jelly...

  • What's new in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean?
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    What's new in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean?

    By 27 June 2012

    Announced alongside the new Asus Nexus 7 tablet was an update to Google's Android operating system. Named Jelly Bean, Android 4.1 is Google's entry into what has been a month of OS updates and announcements. First iOS 6, then Surface and now Jelly Bean....

  • Asus Google Nexus 7 tablet: Everything you need to know
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    Asus Google Nexus 7 tablet: Everything you need to know

    By 27 June 2012

    The rumours were true, the Asus-built Google Nexus 7 tablet is very much alive and well. Boasting a Kindle Fire-esque price tag, an impressive spec sheet and the latest version of Google’s Android operating system, known as Jelly Bean, this is a persuasive...

  • Revealed: First official photos and video of Asus Google Nexus 7
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    Revealed: First official photos and video of Asus Google Nexus 7

    By 27 June 2012

    Just minutes before the expected launch of the Google Nexus 7, a photo has leaked out on Google's servers in the Google Play store showing what the new tablet will look like.  Although specs are thin on the ground, the new device looks similar to those...

  • Asus Google Nexus tablet: what to expect, but is it what we want?
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    Asus Google Nexus tablet: what to expect, but is it what we want?

    By 27 June 2012

    All fingers point to Google I/O for the launch of the rumoured Asus Nexus tablet. The event, which is set to take place on 27 June, should also see the latest version of Android, Jelly Bean, make an appearance on the Asus tablet. So what to expect from...

  • Asus confirms Google tablet launch for Google I/O
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    Asus confirms Google tablet launch for Google I/O

    By 27 June 2012

    An Asus exec has confirmed that the company is to launch a tablet with Google to rival the Amazon Kindle Fire at Google I/O in San Francisco on Wednesday.   "Google Inc will soon unveil a tablet co-branded with Taiwan's Asustek Computer Inc and priced...

  • Jelly Bean arrives at Google HQ
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    Jelly Bean arrives at Google HQ

    By 27 June 2012

    Google has confirmed what we all expected with a psuedo-announcement of the next Android version, known as Jelly Bean, ahead of the Google I/O 2012 conference. In what has become a tradition, the company has erected an oversized model of what looks set...

  • More Google Nexus tab specs revealed, Jelly Bean on board
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    More Google Nexus tab specs revealed, Jelly Bean on board

    By 25 June 2012

    The Google Nexus 7 tablet will run on Android Jelly Bean 4.1, according to the latest rumours to emerge just days before Google’s I/O event. Other details to be revealed include a 1.3GHz NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor, NFC capability enabling Google Wallet...