Amazon, Apple and Google! These are clearly the biggest three companies in the tablet market, and the owners of the only three ecosystems that really matter in the mobile Universe. In tumultuous waters such as those surrounding the imminent release of Microsoft’s Windows 8, each one of these giants is looking to secure a position in their customers hearts and wallets.
It seems the Chinese Government never forgets. As payback for wanting to leave the country in 2010, it is denying Google the right to sell the Nexus 7 in China.
The Nexus 7′s 1.2MP front-facing camera is good enough for most uses, as long as 720p video recording isn’t on the agenda. Out of the box, the Nexus 7 is restricted to a recording limit of 480p. As it turns out, this actually isn’t a limitation of the hardware.
Have you ever wondered why we have to pay so much for extra storage in tablets? Is this just a sneaky way for manufacturers to boost their profits?
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Things are about to change for those of you who live in Taiwan and crave for a Nexus 7 slate, although the rest of Asia might again be left out of the mix. All three major Taiwanese wireless carriers, as well as a bunch of electronics retail stores, have started taking pre-orders for the 7-incher and will ship the tab in a matter of weeks.
The Nexus 7 tablet has been a smash hit so far, but Google isn’t content with letting things lay as they are. Nexus 7 advertising started with a popular commercial that focused on a father and son camping in the back yard, now advertising has even hit the home page of Google.
While many sites and search engines on the web clutter up their front pages with ads and extra information, Google has almost always opted to keep their front page free of clutter and advertising alike. Though this isn’t the first time that advertising has arrived on the front page, it is certainly a rare occasion.
Google’s popular Nexus 7 tablet is at the bleeding edge of the consumer tablet market with its brand new OS (Android 4.1 Jelly Bean), NVIDIA’s Tegra 3 quad-core processor and features like NFC. Now some clever developers over at XDA have pushed the device to its limits with the release of a new kernel (the core of the Android operating system) that is able to tweak the Nexus 7′s CPU and overclock it to 2.0GHz!
Despite the onslaught of new tablets that have been introduced in the past weeks, where some even come with free accessories, we understand if your heart is set on the Google Nexus 7 tablet due to a certain price advantage and its quad-core awesomeness. If you’re merely waiting for a good deal to come your way, here’s an offer you don’t want to miss out.
It appears that the Dropbox team has made a special showing today to release a beta version of the app.