Google Nexus

Alas poor Nexus, I knew you well …

By Paul St John Mackintosh
May 5, 2015 // 0 Comments

The news that Google has officially discontinued the Nexus 7 line of tablets will be greeted with indifference or even outright enthusiasm by some. After all, the device has lately been causing a lot of vexation in the wake of Google’s rollout of Android 5.0 Lollipop – although at least [...]

Chikita Insights numbers show iPad still dominates North American tablet usage

By Paul St John Mackintosh
November 10, 2014 // 0 Comments

The Fourth Quarter 2014 Tablet Update from research firm Chikita Insights shows a sustained and apparently unassailable lead for Apple in the North American tablet market. “iPad users generated 79.9% of North American tablet-based Web traffic over the month of September 2014 – a share [...]

Staples offers 2013 Nexus 7 for $99 with clearance coupon

By Chris Meadows
August 25, 2014 // 0 Comments

If you’re in the USA, you have a Staples in your area, and they still have 2013 Nexuses in stock, you might be able to get a really good deal. Android Authority has the details on a coupon good for $100 off the 16 GB and 32 GB Nexus 7 tablets. This would cut their price down to $99 and $159, [...]

Second-Gen Nexus 7 Specs Revealed Again … This Time by Asus Employee?

By Adrian Diaconescu
July 4, 2013 // 1 Comment

Here we go again. The second-gen Nexus 7 rumor storm calmed down for a second or two, but now it’s at full speed again. Was there anything left to be revealed about the N7-2 following the rumor bonanza from a few weeks ago? Not exactly, but it can’t hurt to get further “confirmation” of [...]

Are Google Nexus 7 Tablets Deteriorating Over Time?

By Juli Monroe, TeleRead
June 20, 2013 // 10 Comments

Over at Android and Me, Dustin Earley is reporting that his Nexus 7 “has gone from the best to worst tablet I’ve ever owned.” That’s a pretty bold statement, and I had to read the article and browse the comments. According to Earley, his once-beloved Nexus 7, which used to be responsive and [...]

Leaked: Alleged First Photo of the Second-Gen Google Nexus 7 Tablet

By Adrian Diaconescu
June 17, 2013 // 0 Comments

Google’s unveiling of the second-gen Nexus 7 tab is likely a matter of days, or, worse case scenario, weeks, so the pieces of the oft-rumored puzzle are one by one nicely falling into place. The first piece—pricing—was revealed last week. Big chunks of the spec sheet have subsequently [...]

Rumor: Google’s Next Generation Nexus 7 Tablet to Appear in July

By Matthew Marchesano
April 3, 2013 // 0 Comments

We love the Nexus 7 tab. Google’s valiant iPad competitor nicely packs inside everything we enjoy about the company’s Android OS, their services and the streamlined symbiosis among them. Oh, and it being a full ‘Benjamin’ cheaper than Apple’s must-have tab makes the 7-inch Nexus even [...]

Google Nexus 5 Now Rumored To Be Compact 4.5-Incher With CCD Camera

By Adrian Diaconescu
March 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Shopping for a high-end smartphone these days is surely not easy, with so many ever-so-slightly different devices battling it out for a place in our hearts. But what about six or nine months from now? Well, it’s about to get even more crowded and more crazy-competitive in the mobile market. Aside [...]

Toddler vs. Tablet!

By Joanna Cabot
December 29, 2012 // 1 Comment

My Christmas holiday week just ended. The Beloved and I took a few days off for a road trip visit with a beloved little friend, and in between the train building, Lego building, blanket-fort building and grilled-cheese sandwich excursions, Little Monkey amused himself with some gadget play. [...]

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