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Android Community Weekly: July 1st, 2012

Today is July 1st and we can look forward to tons and tons of great news in the world of Android this month. Just like the past week, July will also be all about Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. A lot happened in the Android Community last week but we were pretty busy with a small event I'm sure you all heard plenty about -- Google IO 2012. To start off this weekly review of Android news hit our Google IO Portal to get started.

Reports point to Google Nexus 10 in the works

If you're the sort looking at the slick new Google Nexus 7 tablet and thinking what it really needs to pry money out of your wallet is a larger screen, you may get your wish. Google is reportedly already working on a 10-inch version of the Nexus 7, presumably to be called the Nexus 10. A second tablet with a 10-inch screen would certainly signal Google is ready to push hard in the tablet market and fight the iPad.

Google Nexus 7 16GB heading to the UK July 20th

When Google announced the new Nexus 7 tablet yesterday it was met with tons of excitement. They quickly followed it up by mentioning pre-order availability immediately in the Play Store for just $199. Sadly those in the UK were left out but today we are hearing plenty of good news on that front. The 16GB model will be available from multiple outlets come July.

Google Now landing page live – check out the new features

One of our favorite new features of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is the new Google Now feature. If you're asking yourself what that is, you'll want to check out all the information below. Google now is the new assistant that has been imbedded into Jelly Bean to make your life easier. Head down below for more details.

Google Nexus 7 and Jelly Bean Review

The ASUS Nexus tablet, Google's first tablet in the Nexus family is finally here and it's called the Google Nexus 7. Surely you saw all of our coverage from earlier today. From the announcement post, or immediate hands-on coverage and more, but now we're diving in a little deeper with tons of info and our initial review impressions.

Google Nexus 7 hands-on

We're here at Google IO where Google has just announced their first Nexus branded tablet. The Nexus 7 was unveiled during the keynote complete with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and we have one already for our own hands-on and unboxing. Below you'll see plenty of pictures and hands-on with the new Nexus 7.

Google’s Project Glass skydives into Google IO

Google Glass has made a surprise stop here at IO, and they are teasing live video streaming right from Project Glass. It wasn't really a surprise as we were all hoping to see the device here at IO, but not in this fashion. Google's own Sergey Brin showed up wearing them, and had a little treat for us too.