Google’s new Nexus products are almost ready to be launched, as we’re just a day away from November 13, the official release date for the Nexus 4 smartphone and the Nexus 10 tablet. And just in case you forgot, there are also new Nexus 7 flavors to go around also.
European Nexus 7 unlucky buyers get €30 vouchers from Asus
In case you happen to live in Europe and have recently purchased any Nexus 7 model – and by recently I mean at any time just before October 29, when Google unveiled new Nexus products, updated Nexus 7 models included – then you’re in luck, as Asus is ready to offer a small apology token.
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrade now rolling out to Galaxy Note 10.1 in Germany
An EU antitrust investigation looks like it will end with a concession from Apple and four major publishers that will allow Amazon to undercut them on e-book prices. Apple had basically set up a deal that would prevent anyone from undercutting it. The publishers in the pact were Simon & Schuster, HarperCollins, Hachette Livre, and Macmillan.
The European Commission has issued a statement today that can best be summed up like this: All that spectrum that's currently being used for UMTS (3G) networks in the 2 GHz band, let's let everyone use it for 4G networks by June 30, 2014.
Starting November 13, Google Music will be available in select parts of Europe along with Google Match
Since its release from Beta, Google Music has only been available in a few places. Google is preparing to change that come November 13th, when select parts of Europe will get access to Google Music for the first time. Additionally, it'll come with Google Match, which will help get people's music to the cloud without uploading.
Rumor: Panasonic to withdraw (again) from European mobile market
Panasonic certainly started out its new mobile European adventure with some bold goals, but things didn’t go down as the Japanese hoped. With just two pretty average high-end phones, which had trouble being released when they were still moderately attractive, it couldn’t have been any other way, but instead of trying to be better, Panasonic seems to have abandoned the fight altogether.