All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘nexus 7’

Google Gets Into The Tablets For Education Business

The education sector has become big business for tech companies in recent years thanks to classrooms embracing new technologies like tablets and educational software. Apple and Amazon are both big players in the tablets for education arena, and now Google is tossing its hat in as well. Google announced today its launching a new education initiative called Tablets with Google …

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New Nexus 7 Won’t Work On Verizon Until It Gets KitKat

This year’s Nexus 7 supported 4G LTE networks right out of the gate on AT&T, T-Mobile and any other GSM network. As such, it should have been as easy as buying the unlocked tablet and activating it for Verizon subscribers. What those subscribers found, however, was that Verizon was giving them the run around as it refused to activate the …

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Google Is Having Asus Make The Nexus 10 [Rumor]

Asus and Google are the best of pals. The former makes the Nexus 7 for the latter, and the two couldn’t be happier with the sales. Now it looks like the two will be joining forces on Google’s upcoming 10-inch tablet as well. On Wednesday, @evleaks did what he does best and leaked some new information regarding Google’s Nexus 10: …

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New Nexus 7 Predicted to Sell 3.5 Million This Year

Since Google’s first 7-inch tablet, the Nexus 7, was announced last year, shipments of Android tablets have risen quickly. Though the iPad Mini provides strong competition, a slew of low-priced, 7-inch Android devices led by the Nexus 7 and Amazon’s Kindle Fire have begun to take over living rooms across the western world. Last month, Google announced the first refresh …

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Your Nexus 7 Getting A Little Slow? Android 4.3 Should Fix That

Google introduced the new Nexus 7 last week, and some consumers will have already upgraded to the latest model. Others, however, will hold onto last year’s Nexus 7 even if its performance has diminished somewhat over the last year. Fret not, frugal consumer, as the promised Android 4.3 update will make your old Nexus 7 feel brand new again. Anandtech …

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Tablet Sales to Pick Up Later This Year, Shows Analyst Survey

It’s taken only a few short years since the debut of the iPhone for U.S. smartphone adoption to begin to slow, and now it appears that tablets are saturating the U.S. market just as fast. The Consumer Electronics Association (CEA) this week revealed its market research outlook for the tablet market in the coming quarter. The report shows that 41% …

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Here’s All The New Stuff In Android 4.3

At an event yesterday, Google announced the new Nexus 7 and the Chromecast. New hardware is always exciting, but many more were just as exciting to see that Android 4.3 was finally revealed. While not a huge upgrade from previous versions, this new flavor of Jelly Bean has its fair share of interesting features. The most compelling new feature by …

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Google Thinks The New Nexus 7 Will Make Middle School Less Awkward

Did you hear? Google finally unveiled the new Nexus 7 during an event this morning. The successor to last year’s Nexus 7 comes with a number of hardware and software enhancements, but the real benefit comes in the form of making our children’s lives easier. As part of the Nexus 7 reveal, Google shared an ad that shows how the …

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Netflix Immediately Supported By Google’s Chromecast, New Android App For Nexus 7 On The Way

As you probably know by now, Google revealed both the Nexus 7 tablet and the Chromecast device at an event in San Francisco today. Netflix announced that it has new experiences that cater to both devices. For the Nexus 7, Netflix is working with Google on a new Android app that supports 080p HD video. “Today Google demonstrated the Nexus …

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Google Announces New Nexus 7, Chromecast

Last week, it was revealed that Google would be hosting a breakfast this morning with Sundar Pichai. It was assumed that he would spend the morning talking about Android and perhaps a new Nexus 7. He and other Googlers did that, but they also announced what amounts to a refresh of last year’s Nexus Q. Pichai kicked off the event …

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Best Buy Jumps The Gun On New Nexus 7 Pre-Orders, Confirms Android 4.3’s Existence

Google will be hosting an event this morning with Android and Chrome boss Sundar Pichai. We all kind of assumed it would have something to do with Android, but the specifics were still a mystery until Best Buy jumped the gun. Best Buy launched the pre-order pages for both the 16GB and 32GB variants of the Nexus 7 this morning …

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Asus Expects Tablet Shipment Boost From New Nexus 7

Details about the upcoming refresh of Google’s Nexus 7 are now being leaked at a fast pace. Photos of the device even surfaced earlier this week. The new Nexus 7 is expected to have a 1920×1200 resolution display, a 1.5GHz S4 Pro CPU, a 5MP rear camera, and is expected to ship running Android 4.3. Though it is no Kindle …

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