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Nexus 7 2 tipped for July release

Nexus 7 2 tipped for July release

Rumors about the second-generation of the Nexus 7 keep heating up. We thought we'd see the device at Google I/O back in May, but that never happened. Now, it's expected to land sometime later this year. Specifically, the latest rumor in the mill is that the next-gen Google slate will arrive later this month.

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Nexus 7 2 and the details you want for a reboot

Nexus 7 2 and the details you want for a reboot

If there's one tablet out there that's taken the Android world by storm over the very short few years said devices have existed, it's been the ASUS-made Google Nexus 7. What we saw when the machine was first revealed was more of a solid package delivery than it was a market-topping hero product, and here a year and some months later the machine continues to be a hot toping amongst Android enthusiasts. Here in the summer of 2013, chatter begins to surround the next-generation Nexus tablet, the reboot of the Nexus 7: what'll we see next?

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Lenovo A1000 hits shelves with Nexus 7 price-chopping

Lenovo A1000 hits shelves with Nexus 7 price-chopping

It would appear that the folks at Lenovo have decided to launch several new tablets - announced at Mobile World Congress though they were - to the market without much warning. You'll find the Lenovo A1000 leading this pack with a cool $149.99 USD pricetag, clearly aimed at taking a piece of the pie still being devoured in a large way by Google's ASUS-made Nexus 7 tablet. It's got the specifications to - almost - back it up side-by-side as well.

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Nexus 7 2 details swirl amid price cuts and Android 4.3

Nexus 7 2 details swirl amid price cuts and Android 4.3

While the ASUS-made 7-inch Google tablet continues to be one of their best-selling devices - one of their only devices sold directly through Google Play, to be fair - it has been well over a year since the Nexus 7 was first introduced. Though it has had upgrades in the internal storage department, suggestions of an answer to Apple's next-generation iPad mini have begun to converge here in the summer of 2013.

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ASUS MeMo Pad HD 7 vs Nexus 7: what you gain and what you lose

ASUS MeMo Pad HD 7 vs Nexus 7: what you gain and what you lose

This week at Computex, ASUS has revealed the MeMo Pad HD 7, a direct competitor for the Google Nexus 7, both of them working with a 7-inch display and both of them made by the same company. Though it may seem strange at first for ASUS to create a tablet that's so extremely similar to the machine they've got in their deal with Google, the different bits and pieces offered with this new machine may make all the difference. And it all starts with color choices.

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PSA: Nexus 7 refresh “teased” by Google is actually made by ZTE

PSA: Nexus 7 refresh “teased” by Google is actually made by ZTE

A suspected glimpse of what was at first believed to be a brand new version of the Nexus 7 has instead been revealed to be a tablet made by ZTE. Inside a Google-made promotion for Google Maps exploring Central Park appeared a little-known 7-inch tablet that could very well have been Google's next-generation handheld tablet. Just this morning, though, the truth has come out.

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Nexus 7 refresh coming quick: HD display on tap

Nexus 7 refresh coming quick: HD display on tap

There's chatter of a brand new iteration of the Google Nexus 7 appearing this afternoon alongside talk of not just a new version of Android, but another "Google Edition" smartphone as well. While Android 4.3 continues to appear in our very own traffic logs here on SlashGear, so too has it been tipped that this update will upgrade features like the system's camera software. In the tablet universe, it's a reissue of the Nexus 7 that's popping up as a possible reality for as soon as next month.

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Nexus 7 refresh gets teased in Google+ Hangouts video

Nexus 7 refresh gets teased in Google+ Hangouts video

We saw a lot of cool things during the Google I/O keynote yesterday, including new Google Maps, updated Google Search, and a unified Google+ Hangouts experience. Speaking of which, the promo video for Google+ Hangouts had a peculiar couple of seconds, where we spotted a 7-inch tablet with a glowing notification light, which none of Google's tablets have. Could this be a next-generation Nexus 7 that we're seeing?

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Nexus 7 refresh tipped for summer; how it differs from the original

Nexus 7 refresh tipped for summer; how it differs from the original

The original Google Nexus 7 tablet (as manufactured by ASUS) has been tipped to be getting a refresh with new hardware and a launch time around June or July. This updated piece of equipment would, if this set of predictions turns true, have the tablet ready to be re-introduced at Google I/O 2013, the company's developer conference. This conference begins next week, starting on Wednesday the 15th of May, ending Friday.

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