Nexus 7

Nexus 7 premium cover and dock details leak

Nexus 7 premium cover and dock details leak

The Nexus 7 has been shipping out to customers across Europe and the United States, but accessories for Google’s affordable tablet have been lacking. There’s a simple polyurethane cover, but no premium options or docks of any kind. Nordic Hardware has spied some slides that detail some accessories that are on the way from ASUS, including a premium leather cover, desktop dock for the tablet, and 10W power charger.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: July 30, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: July 30, 2012

Well folks, another Monday is in the bag. We must say that for an otherwise ordinary Monday at the end of July, this one was pretty eventful as far as news stories go. Most importantly, today marked the beginning of the patent trail between Samsung and Apple. This morning we took a closer look at the trial and the arguments being made by both sides, while later on in the day we received word that a key witness in the case won't be showing up to testify. Apple's courtroom woes don't end at its trial with Samsung, however, as the company is also being sued over its Siri technology by a university in Taiwan.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: July 23, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: July 23, 2012

Happy Monday, everyone. Yeah, we all had to get back to that daily grind again this morning, but cheer up - we have some great tech news for you today. For starters - OS X Mountain Lion up-to-date application released, quickly disappears. Oh, and you have to love this one, whether or not you like the product involved - Googler proposes marriage with Nexus 7. And here's something for the gamers out there - Diablo III exploit makes wizard characters invincible.

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Googler proposes marriage with Nexus 7

Googler proposes marriage with Nexus 7

When it comes to promoting a new product, it really doesn't get much better than having someone use that product to initiate their marriage with their partner. That's what a Google employee by the name of Raj did with his new fiancé Aditi, giving her a Nexus 7 tablet pre-loaded with all of her favorite books, videos, photos, and songs. On top of all that, he pointed her toward a YouTube video (played on the tablet) that ultimately asked her to marry him - how cute!

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Nexus 7 gets smart covers for magnetic display sleep

Nexus 7 gets smart covers for magnetic display sleep

One of the least-known features of the Google Nexus 7 tablet is its ability to work with a magnetic cover that'll shut its display off like a snap. This sort of feature exists in your laptop, you've got a similar situation in your iPad 2 and 3, and the technology has existed in many BlackBerry devices for some time now as well. Now the folks at MobileFun UK are showing off some brand new SD TabletWear cases with the Nexus 7 to show how you'll be utilizing the feature here on Google's first Nexus line tablet ever.

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Google releases its first commercial for Nexus 7 tablet

Google releases its first commercial for Nexus 7 tablet

Google is doing very well with its new tablet called the Nexus 7. The tablet quickly became very difficult to find in retail locations and for a while only the 8 GB model was available at the Google Play store. The 16 GB version of the tablet has been completely sold out. The tablets were selling on eBay for over retail price.

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Nexus 7 sells out across the USA

Nexus 7 sells out across the USA

It's an amazing feat to behold when a company makes a device so popular that it sells out in one store, much less the entirety of the USA - but that's what Google is doing with the Nexus 7. This ASUS-manufactured tablet appears very much to be capturing the imaginations - and pocketbooks - of users across the United States as well as the UK as retailers both offline and online are showing sold out signs galore. From what we understand it appears that 3rd party retailers are "frantically" attempting to get more units in stock as ASUS and Google make moves to make it all happen smoothly.

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ASUS confirms full Jelly Bean update schedule

ASUS confirms full Jelly Bean update schedule

This morning the folks at ASUS have sent out a blast on what they'll be doing as far as Android 4.1 Jelly Bean for their full range of Google mobile OS toting tablets. This update includes confirmation that the ASUS Transformer Pad, ASUS Transformer Pad Prime and ASUS Transformer Pad Infinity will all be getting the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update in the coming months. And this may only be the beginning!

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Google Q2 2012 financial results hit $12+ BILLION in revenue

Google Q2 2012 financial results hit $12+ BILLION in revenue

It's another massively successful day for Google as they announce their second quarter financial results to investors along with celebrations of both the launch of their first Google-branded tablet and their real pairing with Motorola. Reminding investors that their acquisition of Motorola was finally approved around the world - for real this time - and that the Google Nexus 7 - launched at Google I/O 2012 - was already doing fabulously. In addition, Google announced an undeniably amazing consolidated revenue of $12.21 billion for the quarter.

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