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Deals of the Day (8-23-2013)

One of these days Google’s going to get around to introducing a 2nd-generation Nexus 10 tablet. But last year’s model still has pretty impressive specs including a 2560 x 1600 pixel display and a Samsung Exynos 5 dual-core processor. The tablet has a list price of $399 and up, but today you can pick up […]

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Rumors: Next Nexus 10 built by Asus, New Nexus phone from Motorola

Google may sell a line of phones and tablets under the Nexus brand, but the company doesn’t build these devices itself. Google has partnered with companies including HTC, Asus, Samsung, and LG to build every Nexus model so far. Right now the company’s latest smartphone, 7 inch, and 10 inch tablets are built by LG, […]

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Lilbits (7-26-2013): Too many Surface RT tablets

Microsoft’s Surface RT tablet launched last year as one of the first devices to ship with Windows RT. It was an impressive achievement, with Microsoft essentially retooling its entire Windows operating system to run on devices with ARM-based chips. But while the Surface RT has long battery life, instant on capabilities, and an intriguing optional […]

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Google starts pushing Android 4.2.2 to Nexus devices – Download it now

Google has started rolling out a minor software update for Nexus smartphones and tablets. So far it looks like Android 4.2.2 is available for the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 tablets and the GSM Galaxy Nexus smartphone (but not the Verizon version). There are no official release notes yet, so it’s tough to say what’s […]

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Google Nexus 4, Nexus 10 dissected secrets revealed (including a dormant LTE chip)

Just days after the latest Google Nexus products hit the streets, a couple of repair shops have taken apart the Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet to see what lies beneath the surface. And they’ve posted teardown guides online. Powerbook Medic disassembled the Nexus 10 tablet, while the folks at iFixit ripped apart the […]

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ClockworkMod, TWRP Recovery for the Google Nexus 10

Custom recovery tools like ClockworkMod and TWRP make it easy to make a complete backup of an Android device, restore from a backup, wipe data, or install custom firmware updates. While it can sometimes take a while to get a custom recovery tool up and running on a new Android device, Nexus hardware is usually […]

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Google Nexus 4, Nexus 10 launch in the US… good luck getting one

Google has started taking orders for the Nexus 4 smartphone and Nexus 10 tablet in the US. And just like in Europe and Australia, the US launch has been riddled with problems. As Google’s servers are getting hammered by customers trying to place orders, more often than not they’re being greeted by error messages that […]

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Google Nexus 4, Nexus 10 go on sale in Europe, Australia, sell out quickly

Today is launch day for Google’s latest smartphones and tablets, and they’re selling fast. While the Google Nexus 4 smartphone, Google Nexus 10 tablet and 32GB Nexus 7 tablet aren’t expected to go on sale in the US until around 9:00AM Pacific Time, Google started taking orders in Australia and Europe while most Americans were […]