Bodhi brings a tablet-friendly Linux OS to the Nexus 7

Ubuntu isn’t the only Linux-based operating system that can run on the Google Nexus 7 tablet. Bodhi Linux developer Jeff Hoogland has piggybacked on Canonica’s work with Ubuntu to offer a tool that lets you install Bodhi on the $199 tablet. Bodhi Linux uses the light-weight Enlightennment Desktop which, among other things, offers a touchscreen […]

Nexus 7 modified to work with Palm TouchStone inductive charger

Google’s new Nexus 4 supports wireless charging — but what about the Nexus 7 tablet that came out earlier this year? Out of the box the only way to charge the tablet is the old-fashioned way: plug in a cable. But that’s boring. Rod Whitby from the webOS Internals team decided to crack open the […]

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 […]

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 […]