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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Google tossing in $25 Play credits with purchase of Nexus 7

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For a limited time, Google is throwing in $25 Google Play credits with the purchase of a Nexus 7 tablet Google, for a limited time, is tossing in $25 credits to anyone who purchases the Nexus 7 tablet through the Google Play Store. What’s more, the benevolent Google is also eating the ...

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Poetic Slimbook Case for Google Nexus 5 for $3.95 (80% OFF)

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Protect that brand new Nexus 5 smartphone with one of these Poetic Slimbook Cases. These guys are warrantied for three years, provide front and back protection, and don’t add much bulk whatsoever. Head over to Amazon and you’ll find this guy going for less than $4 right now, a ...

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Amazon shaves Nexus 7 (2013) price to $199

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Presumably as part of a pre-Black Friday promotion, Amazon is offering the flagship tablet at a discounted price Amazon is offering the Nexus 7 tablet for $199 (16GB) and $239 (32GB) today, a savings of more than ten percent. While that discount doesn’t sound all that fantastic at first ...

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Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 seeing Android 4.4 KitKat updates

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Those of you with an Nexus 7 or Nexus 10 are advised to keep an eye on your notification bars for software updates. According to the Android team, the 4.4 KitKat update has begun trickling out to both tablets. Actually, to be clear, this is more than two tablets as the 2012 and 2013 versions... ...

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Google bows pair of new Nexus 7 ads

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Have you seen either of these on TV yet? Does it really make you wanna go out and buy one of these new tablets? They’re going to get some KitKat love in the next few days and weeks, you know?! Who is asking Santa Claus for one of Google’s 7-inch tablets?

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Google fixes “Nexus 8″ on Android website

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Just a few days ago, every Android fan went crazy when they saw something on Android website – and people called it the Nexus 8, but we said this is probably not the Nexus 8, and just yet another bad photoshop. And guess what? we were right as Google just fixed it on Android’s ...

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Android 4.4 to hit Nexus 4, 7, 10, and Google Play edition devices in coming weeks

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Officially making its debut today, Android 4.4 KitKat will make its way to older devices in the next few weeks. Specifically, the Nexus 4, 7, 10, the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One Google Play edition devices area already promised from Google. What’s not, however, is the 2011 flagship ...

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