UK Google Nexus 7 Tablet Won’t Have Magazines And TV Shows At Launch

We heard earlier today that the Google Nexus 7 is expected to launch in the UK on the 19th of July,and now it would appear that the same content available in the US on the Galaxy Nexus 7 will not be available in the UK at launch.

The guys over at the Inquirer spoke to Google, and Google has confirmed that the UK version will have access to content that is available in the UK Play Store, which means no TV shows, music  and magazines, unlike the US version.

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Google Nexus 7 Tablet Hits The UK July 19th

When Google announced their new Android 4.1 Jelly Bean tablet, the Google Nexus 7, they said it would launch in the UK in the middle of July and now it appears we may have a launch date of the 19th of July.

According to a couple of UK retailers the Google Nexus 7 will be available in the UK from the 19th of July, this is for the 8GB version, the 16GB version is expected to launch on the 27th of July.

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Amazon Kindle Fire 2 Launching In August (Rumor)

We had previously heard a rumor that amazon’s new Kindle Fire 2 tablet would be launching this month, but now according to a recent report Amazon may be launching their second generation Kindle Fire tablet in August.

If the rumors are correct then Amazon has apparently ordered 2 million units of the Kindle Fire 2 from Chinese Manufacturer Quanta, and the device is expected to launch next month.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Gets Android 4.0 ICS Update

It looks like the Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 is the latest device to get the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update, as according to the guys over at Sammobile the update is now available through Samsung’s Kies software.

It isn’t clear as yet which countries in Europe are getting the update at the moment, although a number of owners of the Galaxy Tab 7.7 in Austria have reported the update is available.

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Google Nexus 7 Tablet Teardown

Just a week after Google unveiled their new Nexus 7 tablet at their annual Google I/O developer conference. iFixit have wasted no time applying their screwdriver to the Google Nexus 7 tablet which is available for under $200 in its 8GB format.

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Skytex Skypad Gemini And Protos Android 4.0 Tablets Announced

Skytex has announced the addition of two new Android Skypad tablets to its range in the form of the Gemini And Protos. The two new tablets will be arriving in stores during July and both run Google’s latest Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich (ICS) operating system.

Both Android tablets are also powered by a 1.2 GHz Arm Cortex A8 processor supported by 1GB RAM. With graphics provided by a Mali-400 graphics card.


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Samsung Loses Appeal On US Galaxy Tab 10.1 Ban

Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1 was recently banned for sale in the US, and Samsung had appealed the decision in an attempt to have the ban lifted, but the court has now ruled and it is not good news for Samsung.

Judge Lucy Koh has denied Samsung’s motion to have the ban on their Galaxy Tab 10.1 tablet lifted in the US, and the device will remain banned until the trial goes ahead between Apple and Samsung.

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Nokia Claims Google Nexus 7 Tablet Infringes On Its Patents

Last week Google announced their first Android tablet, the Google Nexus 7 which is made for Google by Asus, and now it would appear that Nokia is less than pleased about Google’s new tablet.

According to a recent report by The Inquirer, Nokia has said that the Google Nexus 7 infringes on Nokia patents, and it seems to have something to do with a patent relating to the IEEE 802.11 WiFi standard.

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Google Working On 10 Inch Nexus 10 Tablet (Rumor)

Last week Google launched their first Android tablet, the Google Nexus 7 which was made in conjunction with Asus and is the first device to come with the new version of Google’s mobile OS, Android 4.1 Jelly Bean.

Now according to a recent report by Digitimes, Google is also working on another new Android tablet, which will apparently feature a 10 inch display and will be called the Google Nexus 10.

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Modbook Pro, The Worlds Largest And Fastest OS X Tablet

Fancy transforming your brand new Apple MacBook Pro laptop into the “the world’s most powerful and largest-screen tablet computer.” running Mountain Lion OS X? If you do then Modbook can help you with the conversion process, which uses the Apple laptop for and transforms it into a tablet.

Which can be equipped with a number of different configuration options such as a 2.5GHz dual core Intel Core i5 processor or 2.9 GHz dual core Intel Core i7 processor, supported by up to 16GB of RAM.

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