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ASUS Nexus 7 Covers

ASUS took to Twitter on Friday to let the world know that they’ve “got things covered” for the upcoming Nexus 7 tablet. As seen above, their announcement showed a wide variety of colorful cases or covers including black, teal, pink, light grey, orange, and blue. This is a welcomed addition as the official Play Store cover for the Nexus 7 only comes in dark grey. The official covers from the Google Play Store run $19.99 USD and allow simultaneous charging and headphone port access while keeping your tablet safe.  The official covers are also pretty lightweight coming in at 4.oz. The covers…

samsung galaxy tab 2 7 inch 10 inch

Having been released in the UK, in the US, and in other parts of the world – Samsung Canada finally announced the availability of the Galaxy 2 Tab for the Canadian market. It’s not too far off from our last report, which stated that the two variants of the Galaxy Tab 2 would hit stores on July 6. Priced rather affordably by Samsung, the 7-inch and 10.1-inch model will come with 8GB and 16GB internal storage — respectively. These are all the WiFi versions of the Tab 2. For the uninitiated, here are the specs of the Galaxy Tab 2 7.0…

galaxy-note-ics

After being shrouded in mystery for so long, it seems we are nearing the official announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. Korean news agency MK has reported that Samsung is going to debut the Galaxy Note 2 at the upcoming IFA 2012 in Berlin, a consumer electronics show that will be held late next month. A source close to the development team has confirmed that the sequel to the multi-million selling Galaxy Note will indeed come with a 5.5-inch display, as reported a while back. And we hope you’re sitting down, because there are more juicy details on the Galaxy…

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For a $199.99 tablet, Google and Asus have packed the Nexus 7 with a chock-full of features that you wouldn’t normally expect to see at such price point, especially on a device that’s released by major brands. One of the things that is lacking on the tablet, which shouldn’t be missed too much by many, is a camera on the back, though the Nexus 7 does come with a front camera for video chatting. The lucky few who got their hands on a Nexus 7 before its official outing, however, found out that the tablet doesn’t come with a camera…

Nexus7

Although Google put the Nexus 7 Tablet up for pre-order both in the US and the UK just hours after officially unveiling it, few of us actually hoped to get the tab before the end of the month. However, it now seems likely that we’ll see the 7-incher start shipping next week, based on a couple of hints picked up by the guys at Phandroid. First off, you can see on Staples’ official website a very intriguing announcement saying that the tablet “will ship between July 12th and July 17th” and that “expected delivery is 1-3 business days, arriving no earlier…

hugo-barra-android

Android Director of Product Management Hugo Barra appeared for the first time on stage at the Honeycomb event last year. Back then, I remember thinking he didn’t do a very good job presenting Honeycomb, but I think it was also the whole environment that didn’t make sense and put him in a bad light. It looked a lot less professional than any Google I/O event, and it seemed like they just quickly rented a room to show Honeycomb, which wouldn’t be the only rushed thing they did in relation to Android 4.0. However, at this year’s Google I/O event I thought…

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Finding the right wallpaper can be a very tedious task. There are millions of images on the internet in a variety of resolutions. In this list, we’ll show you some of the best apps that have some nice HD wallpapers for Android. Between all of these, you should be able to find that right wallpaper for you. Backgrounds HD [Price: Free] Backgrounds HD is one of the most popular on the list with over 30 million downloads. It’s been around since the days before HD screens and it still seems to be doing good today. It has 5,000 unique wallpapers…

Google-Nexus-7-UK

UK folks, the days of yearning for Google Nexus 7 will be behind you soon. The 7-inch slate is now up for pre-order on Dixons Group’s online stores, which means you’ll be able to secure your unit of the Nexus 7 from the likes of PC World, Currys and Dixons and get it possibly before others do.  For now, only the 16GB model of the tablet is available to pre-order, while the 8GB model is nowhere to be seen. As expected, the former will cost ÂŁ199.99. According to their websites, if you pre-order the quad-core Nexus 7 tablet now, there’s…

verizon smartphones 2012

Smartphone and tablet technology, in general, is evolving at a rapid pace. With every high-end device, high-resolution displays have become the norm. Single-core devices don’t make the cut and with the introduction of quad-core powerhouses, even dual-core processors are considered “old.” If you live in the US, you’re probably stuck with your “old” device for the next 2 years. We’ve already seen how the Brazilian government is forcing carriers to sell smartphones at full price without contract, and we’re slowly seeing the trend of Americans leaning towards prepaid connections to avoid the postpaid contract hassle. While the subsidized rates are a huge help ($200…

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There are a lot of new features introduced with the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS but none have been more talked about than the somewhat controversial Google Now feature. While the continuous location tracking and other personal information requirements have the “tin-foil hat” people running for the hills, no one can deny that Google’s “more than just another” virtual assistant can be incredibly helpful, as long as privacy isn’t your biggest concern, of course. Google Now also comes along with the much improved Voice Search, which you can check out in action here. You can also check out our guide on…