Nexus 10 Review

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Google Nexus 7 Review

Nexus 7 proved to be a huge success for Google. This was important for them to make a headway in the tablet market, no doubt, still ruled by iPad. A lot of Android tablet manufacturers could not even challenge the supremacy of the iPad due to concerns around fragmentation issues which exist within the Android ecosystem. And previous versions of Android OS simply lacked the ease of use factor which iOS has always been proud of.

So how does Nexus 7 stack up to these expectations that previous Android tablets have not been able to achieve?

My iPad 2 was gathering dust by now as my fascination for iOS experience had faded away after I started using Android OS first via Samsung Galaxy SII and then Galaxy Note. I sold my iPad and when I decided to switch over to Nexus 7 (you may probably think of this as a downgrade) I did consider Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 7.0 for once, however I wanted to skip Sammy on this one as they are very slow in releasing Android OS upgrades even on their flagship devices while they keep tuning it for their proprietary TouchWiz interface compatibility and SGT 2 7.0 scores came out well below Galaxy Note while I was running some benchmark tests on my phone.

Nexus 7 is officially not available in UK yet, so by the time I planned to order via a relative in USA, it was sold out online and in stores, so I chose to order via E Bay. My shipment was delivered within 15 to 20 days, in good condition and hassle free. Luckily I did not have too many issues un-boxing Nexus 7 with the kind of videos I watched on YouTube showing how difficult it was to get the tablet out of the packaging material used by Asus.

Nexus 7 tablet measures 198.5 x 120 x 10.45mm (l x h x w) and weighs 340 gm. It surely packs a premium feel to the build quality and a rubberised back which feels like thick textured plastic but allows better grip while holding the tablet. It also does away with the worry of your tablet picking up scratches or dirt smudges on the rear section with frequent use.

Overall look of the tablet is very minimal, no physical buttons below the lower bezel with the one similar to home screen button on the

HTC One X Leather Case Review

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HTC EVO 3D

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC launched its smartphone HTC EVO 3D, which can be used as a

Google Nexus S Released

The Nexus S is a smartphone designed by Google and manufactured by Samsung – ideal for getting past Candy Crush Level 33! It is the first smartphone to use the Android 2.3 “Gingerbread” operating system, and the first Android device to support NFC in both hardware and software. This is the second time that Google has worked with a manufacturer to produce a phone, the first being the Nexus One and now combined with Android at HomeGoogle Nexus s phone

HTC Desire & Nexus One Speaker

XMI X-mini HTC Desire SpeakerI recently purchased an XMI X-mini HTC Desire speaker.

It’s a small

Android Froyo v2.2 on UK O2 Network

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Nexus One Android beats Iphone on HTML5

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Flash Player 10.1 now on Nexus One

Like us if you own the Google Nexus One you have probably been eagerly awaiting the launch of Flash Player 10.1.

This is now available via the Android Market and can be downloaded onto your phone

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Android HTC Desire

Android

The HTC Desire is a beautiful piece of technology. It looks great (in copper and black colours) and feels superb in your hand. The feeling of quality is confirmed when you switch it on and the super bright screen quickly appears (no long boot times with this phone). I had a play with an iPhone 4 last week and it felt very similar to this phone, although the iPhone interface (OS4) looks a little tired compared to this phone. The Desire comes with Android 2.1 and HTC has added the “Sense” skin to it. The combination (Android plus Sense) looks great – and much nicer than Apple’s clunky looking interface.

These products are not really phones. They’re more small computers. If you only want to phone and text you should get a real smartphone such as a Blackberry. But if you want a 21st Century communication device, this phone is almost perfect. It’s only weakness is the battery life. It’s not a show-stopper since you really will get a full days use out of it unless you have way too much time on your hands, but it will need to be charged every day. I switch off my phone every evening (honestly, you can too, you’re not that important) and leave it to charge overnight.

My favourite features just have to be the Sat Nav on android Google Maps and the fact that you can just plug this phone into a PC and hey ho you have 3g dongle broadband speeds.

Another great phone from HTC.