Google Nexus announcements

Despite nixing its New York press conference due to Hurricane Sandy, Google slogged forward with its planned Nexus announcements on Monday with three new hardware announcements. The company unveiled the long-rumored Nexus 4 smartphone, a lightly refreshed Nexus 7 tablet, and the new Nexus 10 tablet, which bests the latest iPad on resolution. All three will run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, which includes new features like a 360-degree panorama mode, gesture typing and a more advanced Google Now.

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Helpful tips and tricks for your Nexus 7

Are you making the most of your Android tablet? Join us for a run through of some helpful Nexus 7 tips and tricks. We have advice and guides to help you get more from your brand new Google tablet.

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Report: Amazon’s Kindle Fire lineup is getting an upgrade this fall

Likely launching new models in order to keep up the pressure on Apple and Google, Amazon is reported to be working on new versions of the Kindle Fire tablets that could launch within the next two months.

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Google looks to ‘turbocharge’ gaming with Google Play Games app

Google has announced a new Google Play Games app, allowing players to track achievements, leaderboards, friends, and more.

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Nexus 7 (2013) vs. iPad Mini vs. Galaxy Tab 3 7.0: Spec showdown

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Android 4.3 to bring improved 3D gaming, text input, multi-user profiles

Google has announced the latest version of its mobile OS at an event in San Francisco. Android 4.3 continues with the evolution of Android Jelly Bean, and contains to interesting new features including tighter parental controls for family tablets.

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Google’s new Nexus 7 gets slimmer, packs a 1080p screen, Android 4.3

Best Buy leaked it early and then Google finally made it official: the second generation Nexus 7 is here. The 7-inch Android tablet to beat is thinner, lighter, and more drool-worthy. Will it make the iPad Mini nervous?

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New Nexus 7 hits Best Buy for pre-order ahead of official unveiling

Google's head of Android and Chrome, Sundar Pichai, is expected to unveil the next iteration of the company's Nexus 7 tablet at a special event in San Francisco this morning. Trouble is, Best Buy appears to have beaten him to it.

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Google event next week suggests launch of next-gen Nexus 7 as new images hit Web

Speculation is growing that a special event hosted by Android chief Sundar Pichai in San Francisco next week could see the new Nexus 7 tablet unveiled. The news come as images hit the web apparently showing the new version.

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