We love a good deal, especially on Nexus devices, so hurry on over to Staples and enter in a special coupon code to receive $50 off any tablet priced over $150. You also get free shipping, so this deal can’t be beat. The Nexus 7 2013 16GB can be had for just $179 (usually priced at $229) or the 32GB model for $219 (usually priced at $269). (more…)
After pushing out official Android 4.4 OTA updates to a handful of WiFi Nexus devices earlier in the week, Google has now made factory images and binaries available to even more. As of now, we’ve got Android 4.4 build KRT16O factory image and binary files for the Nexus 4, Nexus 7 2013 (both WiFi and LTE), and Nexus 7 2012 (both WiFi and data). Nothing yet for the Nexus 10, even though its OTA update has already begun to roll out. (more…)
Google announced last night that owners of the 2012 Nexus 7 tablet should expect to see the Android 4.4 KRT16O update rolling out to their devices shortly. For those of us that are impatient, the link to the OTA zip file is now available, so here it is for anyone that doesn’t like waiting in line. (more…)
Last night, Google announced that we should start to see Android 4.4 updates for the Nexus 7 (2013) and Nexus 7 (2012) WiFi models, along with one for the Nexus 10. The update as build KRT16O for the 2013 Nexus 7 began pushing last night and is now available for sideloading should it not have popped up on your device yet. Below we have the official link directly from Google for the update file (more…)
Google has been taking to the TV hard with the Nexus 7 campaigns, and for the most part, we really like their commercials. I mean, who else didn’t want to shed a tear when we found out Boomer wasn’t doing well? There are two new commercials, recently posted to the Nexus YouTube page titled “Center Stage” and “In Play.” (more…)
Verizon released a statement this afternoon, which concerns all Nexus 7 LTE hopefuls looking to grab the device on Big Red’s network. Since its launch, the device has been compatible with the 4G LTE network, but Verizon has been reluctant on activating the device to its network, stating that a 4-6 week certification process was holding everything up.
Now with the 4-6 week time frame well past us, Verizon states that a “systems issue” that required Google and ASUS’ immediate attention has been the source of the hold up. With Google’s release of Kit Kat, the company apparently decided to suspend the certification process, and instead wait until Kit Kat was pushed to the Nexus 7, which will then be resubmitted for certification. (more…)