Google now rolling out Android 4.4.4 OTA to Nexus 7 LTE (2013)

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Nexus 7 LTE (2013) owners everywhere can rejoice as Google has begun rolling out Android 4.4.4 to devices across the land via an OTA update, bringing the build to KTU84P. What Android 4.4.4 brings is somewhat of a mystery a present, although there are some carrier enhancements for the LTE radio ...

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[DEALS & STEALS] Get a refurbished Nexus 7 (2013) 32GB on eBay for $160 (54& off)

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Nexus 7 (2013) is definitely not the newest tablet, a year has passed since Google announced it. Not only that but we’ve been seeing a lot of rumors on its successor, we might even see it announced rather soon. All this aside, Nexus 7 (2013) is still a great device and it will serve ...

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First Impression: Android L On My Nexus 5

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Yesterday during the Google I/O keynote, Google announced the latest version of Android, simply named L. The actual name for the latest OS version has yet to be announced, but earlier today, Google released the Developer Preview. Needless to say, once I saw it was available, I sat down and ...

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Android L developer preview live now!

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Android L was announced yesterday at Google I/O without a code name and without a version number. What was announced was a developer preview to be released the following day, which is today! The downloads are now available here. The downside is, you must have a developer device meaning you must ...

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Nexus 7 from Google Play gets 3-month All Access

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Google’s Nexus 7 (2013) may be just a month shy of turning a year old, but that doesn’t mean it isn’t still a great device. If you’ve been in the market for a new 7-inch tablet, Google is currently offering a deal for anyone who buys a new Nexus 7 from their online ...

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Nexus 5, 7 and a Chromecast are now available in even more European countries

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Google keeps on expanding the Google Play hardware offering’s reach, and now the LG Nexus 5, Asus Nexus 7 and a Chromecast can now be purchased in even more countries. Nexus 5 and 7 are now available in Norway and Switzerland. On the other hand Chromecast’s reach has expanded even ...

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Heckler Design WindFall Stand for Nexus 7 (2013) review

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If you’re a small business owner looking to use your Nexus 7 (2013) as a payment system, you may want to check this out. The Heckler Design WindFall Stand is sturdy, sleek, and offers premium security for your premium tablet. It’s specifically designed for point-of-sale use in ...

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Looking back: A brief history of Google’s Nexus devices

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Sometimes when a smartphone is released, it is very easy to tell what the manufacturer was aiming for. Unlike some popular lines of smartphones like Samsung’s Galaxy S series or HTC’s One series, Google’s Nexus line has received some interesting feedback over the years. Does ...

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CHIL Notchbook Review and Giveaway!

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The CHIL Notchbook is a quality case worth updwards of $50 but costing only half of that. The leather feels great and really has a “premium” design about it. You’ll find that it’s light, padded, and protective – three things we look for in a tablet case. The cutout ...

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Paranoid Android 4.1 beta released with reworked PIE controls for KitKat

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There are plenty of options when looking to run a custom ROM on your Android device and one of the most popular, besides CyanogenMod, is Paranoid Android. Official PA ROMs only support Nexus devices, so if you don’t see your device in the downloads, it’s not supported by the main ...

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Nexus 7 finally certified for Verizon 4G LTE

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Verizon has officially introduced the Nexus 7 with support for its 4G LTE network. Arriving later this week (February 13), the 32GB 7-inch tablet will be offered at $349.99 through its retail stores and website. For a limited time, Verizon will sell the tablet at $249 with a two-year service ...

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Rumor: Nexus line coming to an end in 2015?

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If true, this may be sad for many, but according to @eldarmurtazin on Twitter, Google will be killing off the Nexus line by next year in favor of Google Play Edition devices. The Nexus program has been around since January 2010 when the HTC Nexus One was announced. All Nexus devices have been ...

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DEAL: Woot selling factory refurbished Nexus 7 2013 today only for $189 and $219

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If you missed all the recent discounts on the newest model of the Nexus 7, today Woot has the flagship 7-inch tablet at a discounted price. The devices Woot has for sale today are the black 16 and 32 GB models and are “factory refurbished for $189 and $219 respectively. These aren’t ...

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Google debuts white Nexus 7, LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play edition, and Sony Z Ultra Google Play edition

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The Nexus 7 gets a color refresh while two new Google Play edition devices debut Google on Tuesday introduced three new devices to its roster of stock Android products. Available immediately are a white version of the Nexus 7 , an LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play edition, and a Sony Z Ultra Google ...

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Google reportedly gifting employees choice of Nexus 5 or Nexus 7

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Google is gifting its employees a choice of either the Nexus 5 smartphone or the Nexus 7 (2013) tablet, according to new reports. Google has historically provided a bit of year-end benevolence to employees and sometimes lets them choose the gift. Whereas last year saw supply constraints keep ...

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