Nexus 7

Nexus 7 Sleeve case arrives in the Google Play Store

Google has released the "Nexus 7 Sleeve" case by way of the Play Store today. This one seems to have arrived as the first official accessory for the new model Nexus 7, though it will also work equally well with the earlier model. The case is your basic sleeve style with an "asymmetrical zipper for quick and easy access."

Nexus 7 users complaining of issues with multitouch

Nexus 7 users had been complaining about issues with the GPS and now it looks like multitouch has been added to that list. Similar to the GPS complaints, it looks like those users complaining from issues with multitouch are telling the same story. Basically, reports are citing issues with pinch to zoom in apps like Maps and the keyboard registering double taps on letters.

Nexus 7 factory images and binaries posted

Google has posted the factory image and binaries for the new Nexus 7. The files are available by way of the Google Developers page and are listed as being for the 2013 Nexus 7 under the codename of "razor." As one would have expected, the factory image file is labeled as being Android 4.3 with JSS15J. This file clocks in at 340MB in size.

Nexus 7 user reports bring talk of GPS issues

The new Nexus 7 seems to be having trouble with the GPS. At the moment the discussion seems to be growing on the Google support forums as well as over on the xda-developers forums. Regardless of the location of those discussions though, it seems the issues are similar for many users. Basically, the GPS will be working and tracking as expected and then suddenly stop.

Nexus 10 refresh expected to arrive from ASUS

Google announced the new Nexus 7 a few weeks earlier. That model has since come available in the US, however there hasn't been much said in terms of a new Nexus 10 tablet. In the past the Nexus 7 has been an ASUS-made device and the Nexus 10 has been a Samsung-made device. Despite recent rumors pointing towards another Samsung-made Nexus 10, new details are pointing towards that tablet coming by way of ASUS.

Nexus 7 beats iPad mini and old Nexus in durability tests

It looks like Google has a winner with the new Nexus 7. A growing trend with each new smartphone and tablet as of late is the infamous drop test. Where someone tosses a few phones on the ground at different angles to see how it handles the situation, and if it can withstand an average users drop onto concrete. Well, Square Trade is testing the new Nexus 7 in a drop, slide, and water dunk test vs the competition in a new video.