Nexus 7

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.

Nexus 7 UK launch date tipped for August 24 [Updated]

The UK site for the new Nexus 7 still has the tablet listed as coming soon, however it looks like some dates and pricing are beginning to surface. Keeping in mind we have yet to see any of this from Google, it now looks like the tablet will be available from August 24th. This latest date is coming by way of a recent advertisement from Ebuyer.

Netflix app update brings an improved Android 4.3 experience

Netflix has recently rolled out the latest app update for Android users. This update is currently available by way of the Google Play Store and despite having a changelog that is on the shorter side -- it does seem like it will be an update welcomed by a select group of users. Specifically, an update that is welcomed by those running Android 4.3 or using the app on a Nexus 7.

Nexus 7 factory image issues have Jean-Baptiste Quéru “quitting AOSP”

It looks like there has been some recent change in the world of Android. Well, not so much in terms of the operating system and day-to-day use, but for Jean-Baptiste Quéru who has recently taken to Google+ with a posting about how he is quitting AOSP. Aside from this most recent comment, JBQ has recently made a few interesting comments on Twitter and it seems this all stems from an issue with the Nexus 7 factory images.

Nexus 7 sign-up page for users outside the US goes live

The brand new and highly anticipated Google Nexus 7 is finally available. Well, available to those in the US at the moment, while other regions were simply told "in the coming weeks" from Google's event last Wednesday. Google hasn't been very straight forward as to when other regions will be able to enjoy the new slate, as well as when we can expect to see those LTE models hit the street.