Nexus 7 articles

Huawei allegedly building Nexus 7 successor

The second-generation Nexus 7, released in 2013, is one of the most popular Android tablets of all time. Built by Asus, the 7-inch tablet was reasonably powerful at the time, and, perhaps most importantly, its $230 launch price made it very affordable.

Open webOS for mobile lives on as LuneOS

The Open webOS project is still alive and well. After over a year since the last major Alpha 2 update, the port has received a name change and is now going by LuneOS. While the latest release supports the Nexus…

Neowin: Google Nexus 7 (2013) review

The evolution of the tablet has been one of the most interesting, and certainly among the most significant, developments in personal computing history. Its genesis arguably lies in science fiction, with tablet-like devices featuring in movies, such as 2001: A…

New Nexus 7 software update to address multitouch glitches

Early reports on the new Nexus 7 indicate that users are running into to some fairly significant issues with the device. Users have been commenting that the new tablet is having problems with its multitouch response. When trying to pinch…

Google's new Nexus 7 reportedly plagued by GPS issues

A number of people that recently purchased Google’s new Nexus 7 tablet are reporting problems with the unit’s GPS functionality. According to users, the GPS signal works perfectly for anywhere between two and 30 minutes. After that, it gives up…

Google says new Samsung-made Nexus 10 coming soon

Amidst the excitement of Google's Nexus 7, Android 4.3, and Chromecast TV dongle announcements yesterday, the company also later confirmed to reporters that we will be seeing a refreshed Samsung made Nexus 10 coming soon. According to a tweet from the…

OLPC XO tablet will launch exclusively at Walmart next week

One Laptop Per Child’s (OLPC) XO tablet will launch exclusively at Walmart on July 16. The hybrid notebook / tablet is further expected to debut at many top retailers in the US, Europe and in North and South America soon…

Asus' 7-inch MeMo Pad is shipping now for just $150

Asus’ latest entry in the budget table scene is now available at a number of retailers including Amazon, B&H Photo and GameStop in the US. The Android-powered Asus ME172V MeMo Pad, originally announced back in January, sports a 7-inch display…

Google may be planning $99 Nexus 7 tablet

Get your salt shakers ready. According to unnamed sources from Shenzhen-based supplier O-Film Tech (via Digitimes), the Google Nexus 7 may be in for a very substantial price drop. Purportedly, the Asus-made tablet could dip as low as $99, making…

Asus: Nexus 7 tablet sales nearing 1 million per month

Although Google and Asus haven’t shared any official sales figures on the Nexus 7, an earnings report released yesterday by the latter offered a few hints that it’s moving rather well. Today, Asus CFO David Chang revealed sales have gone…