Asus ME370TG hits the FCC: Meet the 3G Nexus 7

Google is holding an event on Monday, where the company is expected to introduce new products including a new Nexus smartphone and an updated Nexus 7 tablet. It’s almost certain that we’ll see a 32GB model of the Nexus 7, and now it looks like we’ll probably see a 3G model as well. A new […]

Ubuntu Linux coming to tablets… starting with the Google Nexus 7

The Nexus 7 tablet may be Google’s flagship Android tablet. But it has a bootloader that can be unlocked, a powerful 1.2 GHz NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, and 1GB of RAM. In other words, it should be perfectly capable of running other operating systems. So it’s not surprising that the folks at Canonical seem […]

How to root Android 4.1.2 on the Google Nexus 7 (video)

Google Android 4.1.2 is now available for the Nexus 7 tablet. It offers performance and stability improvements, and one noticeable new feature: You can view the home screen in landscape orientation. If you’ve been holding off on applying the update because you don’t want to lose root access, don’t worry. We’ve already shown how easy […]

Update Google Nexus 7 to Android 4.1.2 without loosing root

Google recently started rolling out an Android 4.1.2 software update for the Google Nexus 7 tablet and some other devices including the Galaxy Nexus smartphone. The update lets you view the home screen in landscape orientation on 7 inch tablets, and includes performance and stability improvements. But there’s one thing you might want to know […]

Google releases Android 4.1.2 update

Google is releasing a minor update to Android. The latest build is Android 4.1.2, and Google’s Jean-Baptiste Queru describes the new software as a “minor update” to Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean. The update may also let you use the home screen in landscape orientation on 7 inch tablets such as the Google Nexus 7. The […]

Google accidentally ships a 32GB Nexus 7 to Japan (so apparently they do exist)

Google and Asus haven’t confirmed the existence of a 32GB Nexus 7 tablet yet. But it’s been showing up in retail inventory systems for the last few days, and now it looks like a customer in Japan who ordered a 16GB tablet received a 32GB Google Nexus 7 instead… presumably by accident. @oppese has posted […]

Deals of the Day (9-14-2012)

Not interested in picking up a new Amazon Kindle Fire or iPod touch? No problem. Adorama is offering a Nexus 7 tablet bundled with a case today, and TigerDirect is selling refurbished Samsung Galaxy Player Android media players for just over half the price of a new iPod touch. Here are some of the day’s best […]

Google Nexus 7 hack adds support for 720p HD video recording

The Google Nexus 7 tablet has a 1.2MP front-facing camera. It’s hardly the best camera around, but it’ll let you make video calls over Skype or record short videos (assuming you want to shoot video with a front-facing camera. Out of the box, those videos will be limited to 480p resolution, even though the camera […]