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In case you were on the fence about grabbing one of Google's affordable Nexus tablets, you'd better jump off it pretty soon. The Nexus 7's been pulled from the Google Store, as spotted by TalkAndroid, and it almost assuredly isn't coming back -- especially since the Nexus 9 exists. That means if y...

April 25th 2015 at 5:30am 0 Comments
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After weeks of teasing, it's here: Google has officially unveiled Android 5.1 Lollipop. The new release focuses on support for features that usually depend on extra software to work, such as multiple SIM cards (handy for prepaid service in countries like China and India) and higher-quality HD voic...

March 9th 2015 at 5:34pm 0 Comments
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The iPhone might be getting bigger with each iteration, but it's not quite at tablet size yet. There's still plenty of room for the latest 7.9-inch iPad mini, now equipped with Touch ID. But is that enough to justify buying one over other 7-inch slates? We've sized up the iPad mini 3 against some...

October 16th 2014 at 3:59pm 0 Comments
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Nexus 7 tablets will soon be a common sight on Virgin America planes, but unlike other airlines that lend passengers tablets for entertainment, you can only use them if you're part the crew. On a VA plane, you can easily order grub by pressing a special "food button" on an in-flight entertainment...

August 16th 2014 at 6:01pm 0 Comments
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The tablet landscape is changing rapidly. It's now relatively trivial to find a cheap, full-featured Windows slate, and we've seen a number of smaller models that still manage to pack plenty of power. In light of those shifts, our tablet buyer's guide looks very different this winter. Dell and Nok...

February 20th 2014 at 12:00pm 0 Comments
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Verizon has repeatedly promised that it would officially support the Nexus 7 on its LTE network, only to fall short each time. However, it now seems that a launch really is close at hand -- a Droid-Life tipster has revealed that a Big Red-approved Android tablet is making its way into Verizon stor...

February 9th 2014 at 2:58pm 0 Comments
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Been considering a slate-style purchase? Well, today may be the time to make the leap. While Microsoft's Surface Pro (no, not the deuce) gets a massive discount, and may very well be the most attractive tablet/hybrid buy of the week, we've nabbed a few other options too. Take a look at the other s...

January 31st 2014 at 3:00pm 0 Comments
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The numbers are out, confirming that, yet again Google's rolling in the dough. And on its Q4 investors call, Google informed us that, while ads still butter its bread, other sources of income are growing in importance -- non-advertising revenue essentially doubled in 2013, with $1.65 billion comin...

January 30th 2014 at 7:57pm 0 Comments
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With Engadget's new tools, you can track price drops on thousands of devices every day, and once a week we feature some of the best deals right here. But act fast! Many of these are limited-time offers, and won't last long. Tablets may not be on your shopping list this holiday season, but there a...

December 13th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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The Nexus 7 has been out in a black hue since this summer, so it was only a matter of time before Google launched it in white. And this may not come as any sort of shock, but the white version of the ASUS-made Nexus 7 doesn't pack any unexpected surprises -- unless, of course, you were hoping the...

December 11th 2013 at 4:14pm 0 Comments