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Nexus 7 LTE support muddled: T-Mobile now single headliner [UPDATE]

Nexus 7 LTE support muddled: T-Mobile now single headliner [UPDATE]

Today the folks at Verizon product support have tipped off a bit of an oddity with the previously multi-carrier Google Nexus 7 (2013). According to a Verizon Wireless Support twitter reply, the Nexus 7 is not part of their lineup and therefore cannot be activated. According to annoyed customer Jeff Jarvis, entering a Verizon store to activate the Nexus 7 results in the company showing no record of the device at all - again, suggesting that therefore, the tablet cannot be activated or work with Verizon 4G LTE. UPDATE: You'll now find an AT&T specific model in Google Play (added just this afternoon) as well as an LTE version with no specific carrier attached: Verizon is still MIA.

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LG Nexus 5 appears as Verizon LG G2 variant at FCC

LG Nexus 5 appears as Verizon LG G2 variant at FCC

There should be little doubt that Google is planning on continuing their Nexus smartphone program well into the future - that much is clear. What's not as clear is their release schedule and manufacturer choices - the pattern we've expected to find appearing several years ago with a new OEM for each device being doused again and again. This week we're seeing further confirmation - thanks to the FCC - that Google may be working with LG once again for their Nexus smartphone line in the Nexus 5 rather than switching over after the Nexus 4 (also made by LG).

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LG Nexus 5 specifications take shape with renders aplenty

LG Nexus 5 specifications take shape with renders aplenty

It's not often that a device is so highly anticipated that more than one person creates a freestyle rendering of it before its even confirmed to exist - but that's just what's happened this week with the LG-made Nexus 5. This device has been tipped to be taking on the specifications of the LG G2 for the most part, and has appeared quite possibly on purpose, but supposedly on accident - inside a teaser video for Android 4.4 KitKat. Now the user-made models can pour in.

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Lenovo S5000 tablet aims to undercut Nexus 7 with moderate specs

Lenovo S5000 tablet aims to undercut Nexus 7 with moderate specs

While the two devices may look rather similar, that's where the differences begin between the Lenovo S5000 and its already-on-the-market rival Nexus 7 (made by ASUS). You'll want to have a peek at SlashGear's Nexus 7 (2013) review to see the full run-down on what it means to work with this Google-sold tablet, but for now you'll have to have a peek at what Lenovo is bringing to the table later this year in the S5000. Here we've got a tablet with a 7-inch IPS LCD display with 1280 x 800 pixel resolution and brightness at 350 nits riding above Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and Lenovo's own unique user interface features on top of it all - sound like a solution you'll be looking at this season?

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