Big Phones Are Killing Small Tablets

Nexus 4 and Nexus 7 (2012) Will Also Get Android Lollipop

At its initial announcement, Google neglected to detail the software fate of two of its aging devices—the Nexus 4 and the Nexus 7 (2012). Luckily, Android Lollipop will also extend to include its more senior family members. » 10/15/14 3:35pm 10/15/14 3:35pm

Looks Like the Nexus 7 Is Dead

Google just announced a whole slew of new Nexus devices. A big phone, a big tablet. But there's one thing missing: Any word of the Nexus 7. And chances are that lovely tablet is gone. » 10/15/14 12:56pm 10/15/14 12:56pm

Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook Review: What's the Point?

The Nook brand stormed back into relevance a couple weeks ago with the announcement of a Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 custom-designed for reading. But did it really? Does the new Nook experience knock your socks off? When I used the Nook tab, my socks stayed firmly on my feet. » 9/08/14 2:00pm 9/08/14 2:00pm

The Best Small Tablet Display (Hint: It's Not the iPad Mini)

A new generation of mini 7 to 8-inch tablets from three of the major manufacturers has just completed with the belated launch of the Apple iPad mini with retina display. While the Kindle Fire HDX, Nexus 7, and new iPad mini all have improved displays over their previous year counterparts, only one truly stands out—as… » 11/18/13 11:00am 11/18/13 11:00am

Possible Leaked Nexus 10 Renders Make It Look Like an Enormous Nexus 7

So the Nexus 10 is a pretty good tablet, especially for its price. But the 10-inch Nexus tabs just never caught on the way the 7-incher did. Now, a leaked press render from Phone Arena is showing off a (possible) new style: giant Nexus 7. » 10/24/13 1:37pm 10/24/13 1:37pm

Apple's Old iPad Mini Is Now Down to $300

Along with the announcement of a new iPad Mini with a Retina display, Apple dropped the price of the original iPad Mini down to just $300. That's still not a great deal for a device with low-quality screen compared to, say, the Nexus 7 but it's better than it used to be. » 10/22/13 2:23pm 10/22/13 2:23pm

You Can Now Buy a Google Nexus 7 With LTE

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Nexus 7 Touch Problems Persist Despite Google's Fix

Complaints from early adopters of the new Nexus 7 claimed the device’s touchscreen was rather out of whack, with owners baffled by phantom extra presses registering while typing and making the tablet a bit of a nightmare to use. Google Issued a fix but… it doesn’t seem to have fixed anything. » 9/02/13 9:30am 9/02/13 9:30am

Dealzmodo: $30 Off The New Nexus 7 [GONE]

Tricks with coupons and promo codes not withstanding, here's the first real deal, and lowest price so far, on Google's latest and greatest tablet. Grab the new 16GB Nexus 7 for $200 flat, that's $30 off the MSRP, which is what every other retailer is selling it for. Free shipping. [eBay (Adorama)] » 8/16/13 11:27am 8/16/13 11:27am

Nexus 7 2013 Review: The Best Small Tablet, Even Better


Google's Nexus 7 was the best small tablet of 2012. Rather than mess with success, Google did something uncharacteristically conservative: It made little improvements here and there and left the rest mostly as is. The result? This year's Nexus 7 is more low rumble than tectonic shift, but it's still our new favorite… » 7/29/13 12:54pm 7/29/13 12:54pm

Google Nexus 7 Teardown: Hey That's an Inductive Charging Coil

The ace team at iFixit has given the ol' teardown to the new Google Nexus 7 and they've discovered that the rear case is very easy to open, that it's taller, narrower and thinner and that there's an... inductive charging coil (the first iFixit has seen in a tablet). The battery inside the new Nexus 7 is slightly… » 7/26/13 9:50pm 7/26/13 9:50pm

New Nexus 7 Now On Amazon [UPDATE]

Update 1: Check out the "offers" section on your Amex account to get $25 off at Best Buy that you can apply to your Nexus 7 purchase. » 7/26/13 12:13pm 7/26/13 12:13pm

Early Benchmarks Show the New Nexus 7 Is Blazing Fast

The first batch of new Nexus 7s are in the hands of testers, so what’s the first thing everyone does? Run benchmarks, of course. And what do they all tell us? Google’s new tablet is blazing fast; especially considering it’s saddled with last year’s top-of-the-line processor. It’s almost as fast as an HTC One for… » 7/26/13 7:57am 7/26/13 7:57am

You Might Be Able to Snag a New Nexus 7 at Best Buy Today

If the idea of getting your hands on a new Nexus 7 is keeping you up at night, there may be some good news: according to Engadget, it sounds like some Best Buy stores will have stock from as early as this morning. » 7/26/13 5:45am 7/26/13 5:45am

How the New Nexus 7 Stacks Up to the Competition

Well, we already knew pretty much everything there was to know about the new Nexus 7 before Google's official announcement. You could have even technically have gone to Best Buy and bought (that is, pre-ordered) it this morning. But even though nothing was really a surprise, that doesn't change the fact that it's one… » 7/24/13 3:06pm 7/24/13 3:06pm