New mod unlocks 720p recording ability for Google Nexus 7

Google Nexus 7 720p recording
by 1 year ago

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.

Nexus 7 up for pre-order in Taiwan, to start selling by mid-September

by 1 year ago

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.

Google steps up Nexus 7 advertising another notch, adds home page ad placement

by 1 year ago

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 Nexus 7 tablet overclocked to 2.0 GHz

nexus 7 2ghz
by 1 year ago

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!

Get a $15 discount off the 16GB Nexus 7 at Staples [Good deal]

by 1 year ago

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.