Even First Gen. Nexus 7 Gets Android 5.1.1

Nexus 7 now with Android 5.1.1.

Three years after it was launched the first Asus / Google Nexus 7 (2012 model) keeps going strong with the very latest Android 5.1.1. If you didn’t already get the latest Android update over the air (OTA), you can flash it yourself if you will through the official factory images from Google Developers. Android 5.1.1 is available for the Wi-Fi model, while the 3G model will have to do with … more…

Nexus 7 2013 / FHD On Sale

Nexus 7 Sale

The Nexus 7 FHD or Asus / Google Nexus 7 2013 as it’s also called was launched for $229 during the summer of 2013, but with the latest Nexus 7 sale, this Android 5.1 tablet can be bought for just $165 now, shipped from Amazon’s own stock of this tablet: http://www.amazon.com/Nexus-Google-7-Inch-Black-Tablet This is a tablet that’s still going strong, as it maintains one of the top positions in the 7-inch … more…

2013 Nexus 7 FHD Listed Out Of Inventory. New Coming?

Google Nexus 7

Over the last two days the 2013 model Nexus 7 FHD have been listed as out of inventory on Google Play in the US and a few other major markets. For some of the bestselling tablets, this has often proven to be a reliable indicator of a company being just a short time away from announcing a new version of that tablet, they just want to clear out inventory first. … more…

HTC To Manufacture 3rd Gen. Nexus Tablet

HTC

The contract for manufacturing the 3rd generation Nexus 7 has supposedly been won by HTC, with the next Nexus 7 supposedly being assembled for the third quarter back-to-school/back-to-shopping period, when most major successor tablets are released. (UPDATE: See the HTC Nexus) It has been known since last fall that the competitors in the contract for 2014/2015 Nexus 7 have been Asus, LG, and HTC. Which is not so strange considering … more…

New Google Nexus 7 FHD Officially Unveiled (and Released)

New Nexus 7

Google officially unveiled the new Nexus 7 today, with exact same specs that had been leaked a week prior to its release. Alongside the launch of the new Nexus 7 was also the release of the new Android 4.3 OS, and the $35 HDMI dongle Chromecast that streams videos to TV’s. (UPDATE: Nexus 7 FHD has since ben updated to run Android 6.0 Marshmallow) New Nexus 7 FHD The new … more…

Official Nexus 7 2 Images Appear

In addition to last week’s leaked video of the 2nd generation Nexus 7 (or Nextus 7 if you will), we now have the purported press images to look at too, as well as a picture from a Best Buy flyer setting their release date of the Nexus 7 2, to Tuesday July 30. (UPDATE: July 24 – Both the new Nexus 7, Android 4.3, and Google Chromecast have now been … more…

Nexus 7 II Video Suggests Launch July 24 w/ Android 4.3

The first purported video of the new Nexus 7 II have come online, just a week ahead of what might be the official unveiling and/or release of the Nexus 7 2, on July 24 at 9:00 am in San Francisco, led by Google’s Android and Chrome OS head Sundar Pichai. (UPDATED: July 22 – Press images and more have been leaked) (UPDATED: July 24 – The new Nexus 7 is … more…

Google Nexus 7 tablet unveiled

Google Nexus 7

As expected, Google unveiled their first in-house tablet computer today at the Google I/O Developers conference event in San Francisco. The full official name of the tablet is now Google Nexus 7 Even if Google owns Motorola now, the maker of the Android tablet XOOM, Nexus 7 was still made by Asus. Google’s next tablet however is expected to be made by their Motorola division. In addition, with the unveiling … more…

Google Tablet: The facts.

Google Tablet

Finally, the much anticipated Google tablet is about to be launched and available in store. But how much is know about Google’s first own tablet pc by now? (Update: Google Nexus 7 has now been unveiled.) The Facts The first time the world heard anything about a Google tablet was December 19th through the Italian newspaper Corriere della Sera, who interviewed Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt as Google was opening … more…