Nexus 7

New Nexus 7 officially arrives as Google pulls the trigger early

New Nexus 7 officially arrives as Google pulls the trigger early

Google's new Nexus 7 was released a bit prematurely today, as retailers like Best Buy and Amazon put the new tablet on sale. First it was Best Buy, and then more and more retailers piled on, offering the new Nexus 7 days before Google would put it up for sale. However, it seems Google is pulling the plug on their originally plans of a July 30 launch, and are selling the tablet right now.

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New Nexus 7 arrives at Best Buy a few days early [UPDATE: Amazon too]

New Nexus 7 arrives at Best Buy a few days early [UPDATE: Amazon too]

Google's refreshed Nexus 7 isn't supposed to officially land in stores until next week on July 30, but it seems Best Buy is jumping the gun yet again and now has both the 16GB and 32GB versions of the second-generation Nexus 7 available for purchase. Let's just hope the listing don't get taken down like they were with the pre-orders.

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Nexus 7 2013 benchmarked: Snapdragon S4 Pro in full effect

Nexus 7 2013 benchmarked: Snapdragon S4 Pro in full effect

Here with the 2013 reboot of the Nexus 7, Qualcomm scores a bit hit with a new version of the quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro (with Adreno 320 GPU), coming up to battle the original tablet's NVIDIA Tegra 3. This new device works with a much more high-definition display and a new edition of Android with version 4.3, so benchmark comparisons won't be especially telling - or fair, for that matter - but let's have a peek anyway!

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New Nexus 7 UK pre-orders now live with mid-September arrival

New Nexus 7 UK pre-orders now live with mid-September arrival

Yesterday, we saw the official unveiling of the new Nexus 7, and it'll be arriving in the US on July 30. However, while the tablet would be coming to the UK, there was no word on when that would happen, exactly. According to a couple of UK listings, though, the Nexus 7 will arrive in the UK on September 13, and pre-orders are now live.

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Nexus 7 2013 vs iPad mini: more than a pixel race

Nexus 7 2013 vs iPad mini: more than a pixel race

If you're getting ready to buy a brand new tablet on the smaller end of the spectrum and you're deciding between the new Nexus 7 and the iPad mini, you may very well be asking yourself the wrong question. This comparison goes well beyond the basics - screen sharpness, body size, and processing power - and it's not just about Android vs iOS, either. Unless you're just planning on browsing the web, these two tablets are cut from completely different bits of cloth.

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Nexus 7 (2013) Hands-on

Nexus 7 (2013) Hands-on

As a full reboot of the original 7-inch ASUS-made slate, Google has opted to keep the same name, same manufacturer, and same attitude toward the Android world, aiming to continue to scoop up the market here with a 2013 edition of the Nexus 7. This device looks and feels exceedingly similar to the original, working with the same physical size display, a bit thinner yet taller tablet body, and a back-facing camera. Inside it's got a whole different set of processor bits and pieces, on the other hand.

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Nexus 7 LTE arriving as one SKU on multiple US carriers

Nexus 7 LTE arriving as one SKU on multiple US carriers

Google unveiled the new Nexus 7 today, complete with faster internals, as well as an impressive 1920x1200 7-inch display. Another addition to the tablet is 4G LTE, and it'll be coming to AT&T, Verizon, and T-Mobile when the tablet releases the US. The best part is, all three carriers will use the same SKU.

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Nexus 7 brings Hangouts update for tablet-based screen-sharing [UPDATE]

Nexus 7 brings Hangouts update for tablet-based screen-sharing [UPDATE]

Google this week brings a new Nexus 7 to the market along with software updates that will allow full-screen sharing through Hangouts. What this means for the lay person is that, when you connect with a friend or colleague with the Android app Hangouts, you'll not just be able to do video and text chat, you'll be able to share the images on your tablet's screen as well. This includes document editing as well.

NOTE: This feature was shown by Google as a PREVIEW, meaning it won't be released today, but some time in the near future. We'll let you know when it's time!

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Nexus 7 commands 10 percent of Android tablets as Google sings praises

Nexus 7 commands 10 percent of Android tablets as Google sings praises

This week Google ramps up to their release of the next-generation Nexus 7, they've made time to sing the praises of the one that's already out. Speaking highly of the 7-inch tablet as a machine that's effectively changed the speed at which Android tablets are being sold, Google asked ASUS Johnny Shih to stand up and wave for a quick "well done!" Then came the big jump.

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New Nexus 7 official with Android 4.3 and 1920×1200 display

New Nexus 7 official with Android 4.3 and 1920×1200 display

We've already been treated with all the details we could ever want from the second-generation Nexus 7, but Google is just now making the device official. Google's new head of Android, Sundar Pichai, revealed the new tablet today, and while it looks rather similar to the previous generation, there are quite a few differences, both on the inside and outside.

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Nexus 7 new vs old: the big pixel boost

Nexus 7 new vs old: the big pixel boost

This week Google reveals the next generation in their Nexus 7 tablet line, keeping the name and amping up the display resolution to nearly double that of Samsung's newest effort. While this device takes the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0 to the cleaners with its display alone, the most important comparison we can make at this moment is between the Nexus 7 and its biggest competitor - its predecessor!

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Nexus 7 2 pre-orders land at Best Buy ahead of today’s event [UPDATE]

Nexus 7 2 pre-orders land at Best Buy ahead of today’s event [UPDATE]

If you haven't already heard, Google is hosting an event later today that is said to see the official unveiling of Google's next-generation Nexus 7. However, Best Buy seems to have jumped the gun a bit and have put the tablet up for pre-order on their website, with both the 16GB and 32GB models available.

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