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Nexus 7 2013 model already available to buy at select stores

Google may have said the 2013 refreshed Nexus 7 would be released on July 30th but, some retailers in the US have other ideas. Best Buy is the main example, the company has already shipped out quite a lot, if not all of their pre-orders for the device and customers have already received them, including collect at store deliveries. Not only have Best Buy begun shipping the tablets out early though, the Nexus 7 is actually available to pick up in many of their stores across the States. Both the 16GB ... Continue Reading →
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Nexus 7 Snugg case review

Recently I managed to get myself acquainted with one of the exciting Asus Google Nexus 7 tablets and one of the first things I do when I get a new gadget is immediately look for a case for it (along with a screen protector). I’m a big fan of The Snugg cases for the Apple iPad and was pleased to see that the company also had a portfolio case for the 7 inch Nexus tablet and have been fortunate enough to have the chance to review the case. From experience, I know that Snugg make excellent cases ... Continue Reading →
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Nexus 7 case makes use of magnetic sleep sensor

Last week we found out that the Nexus 7 had a hidden magnetic sleep sensor. Something which wasn’t publicized by Google but, has been confirmed to be a feature by several sources. MobileFun have uploaded a video showing off one of their Nexus 7 cases and in it we see the case make use of the magnetic sensor in the Google tablet. As we saw in the previous video, the sleep magnet works in a similar way to the magnets found in the iPad and Apple Smart Covers, as well as third party cases. The ... Continue Reading →
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Nexus 7 has magnetic sleep sensor

Here’s something that Google didn’t announce as a feature for the Nexus 7. Someone has discovered that the 7 inch tablet features a magnetic sensor that puts the Nexus 7 to sleep, in a similar way to that of Apple’s iPad 2 and iPad 3. The video shows us that the magnetic sensor is in the bottom left of the tablet, where as the iPad’s sensors are found on the right hand side. In the video we see a magnet being moved around the chassis and we can see at which point the tablet ... Continue Reading →
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Google announce 7 inch Nexus tablet

There were rumors that Google would be launching their own branded tablet and Google have now officially announced their first tablet. It will also be the first Android tablet to run Android Jellybean, aka Android 4.1 which was also announced by Google today. The Nexus 7 tablet features a 7 inch display with a 1280×800 resolution, an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad core processor and comes with the usual connectivity options, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and NFC. The tablet has been made by ASUS for Google ... Continue Reading →