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Why I went for a Lenovo A7-10 instead of a Kindle Fire HD 6
June 24, 2015 | 4:16 pm

IMG_20150623_202217For some time now, I'd been toying with moving on from my Google Nexus 7 2012 edition. Partly it was the weight: at 340 grams, the Nexus 7 is a pretty porky beast for its size. Also, I wanted a cheap and cheerful tablet that I could sling in my pocket and not worry about, ready for use when I wanted to write something. The Nexus 7 was just a trifle too unwieldy for that, and too costly to be casual about. For a long time, I toyed with getting a Kindle Fire HD 6. Price was a big point in...

Alas poor Nexus, I knew you well …
May 5, 2015 | 10:25 am

Nexus 7The news that Google has officially discontinued the Nexus 7 line of tablets will be greeted with indifference or even outright enthusiasm by some. After all, the device has lately been causing a lot of vexation in the wake of Google's rollout of Android 5.0 Lollipop - although at least that delivered on the original promise of keeping all Nexus devices up to date with the latest version of the OS. But the Nexus 7, back in the - not too distant - day (of 2012) was first in the Nexus tablet line and first tablet to ship with Android...

REVIEW: Google Nexus 7 Tablet
December 24, 2012 | 11:19 am

  By Mike McEnaney | for Technology Tell Google’s play in the tablet market is the Nexus 7, a 7-inch screen Android tablet clearly built for on-the-go use; once you play with this one for awhile, you’ll also see it was truly designed around—and for—Google Play. While little headway has been made with regard to challengers of Apple’s iPad, we have to say the Nexus 7 may prove one of the more a formidable opponents as the tablet wars roll along. First off, just to be upfront, an iPad feature the Nexus 7 doesn’t have: no rear camera. And the screen resolution, while...

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