Google 2013 Tablet Articles

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Google Nexus 7 (2013) Review

The second-generation Google Nexus 7 is out, and we put the new flagship 7-inch Android tablet through its paces. Don't miss it!

Android 4.3 Looks Like Minor Update, for Release in June or July

Android 4.3 could show up in June or July. The upgrade looks likely to be minor, keeping new Google apps and services outside of the OS so users won't need[...]

Samsung Galaxy, Google Nexus, and Sony Xperia Tablets Getting Android 4.4 (KitKat) Upgrades

Although the recently-introduced Android 4.4 (KitKat) has little to offer current tablets, many users of these devices are still going to want this update. Fortunately, there's good news for the[...]

Ubuntu Linux Operating System Released for Google Nexus 7, Nexus 10

If you've been wishing your Google Nexus tablet could run the Ubuntu version of Linux, your wish has been granted. A preview version of Ubuntu Touch can now be[...]

Tablet Sales Surge as Laptop/PC Sales Decline

Large numbers of consumers are switching to tablets as their main computer, according to market-research firm Gartner. And the analysts say this isn't a temporary blip, but a long-term trend.

Android Version of WINE Windows Emulator in Development

Windows Emulator WINE is coming to Google's Android operating system. The app will allow users to run Windows-based applications on their tablets and smartphones.

Google Play Now Clearly Separates Apps Designed for Tablets from Ones Designed for Phones

Most Android software is designed to run on smartphone screens. Google Play has now been modified so tablet users can more easily locate apps that are optimized for larger displays.[...]

What We Think We Know About Google Android 4.4 (KitKat)

Google is expected to unveil the latest version of its tablet OS soon. Fortunately for the impatient, some of the details of Android 4.4 (KitKat) have leaked out already.

Is Asus Going to Steal the Google Nexus 10 II Away from Samsung?

Samsung designed and manufactured the first Nexus 10 for Google, but Asus might make the second version.

Google Nexus 7 Gets Official Docking Station from Asus

Six months after its release, the Nexus 7 from Google is finally getting an official docking station made by Asus, which is the manufacturer behind the hardware of the popular[...]

Google Nexus 7 2 Might Launch July 31

The Google Nexus 7 has been out for a year now, and a replacement is widely expected to be coming soon. An unconfirmed report says this will be out at[...]

Google Nexus 10 II Launch Could Be Right Around the Corner

With the original Google Nexus 10 almost a year old, a replacement is widely expected to be coming soon. And now there's fresh evidence to support this theory.

Google Nexus 7 II Officially Unveiled

Google has just taken the wraps off an updated edition of the Nexus 7 tablet. This will offer upgrades to a range of features: screen resolution, processor, and more.

Google’s Second-Gen Nexus 7 Might Debut in July

The keynote address for Google I/O came and went yesterday without any mention of a replacement for the aging Google Nexus 7. An unconfirmed report today says the updated model[...]

HP Slate 7 Will Run Android, Cost Just $170

HP will soon release its first tablet running Google Android. The device, unveiled at MWC today, will have a 7-inch display and a remarkably low price of $170.

Samsung Opens ‘Samsung Apps’ Software Store

Samsung has opened its own software store, dubbed Samsung Apps, to counter Apple's App Store and Google Play. The store is part of Samsung's new Content & Services site.

With Google Shakeup, Could Android & Chrome Turn Into One OS?

In replacing Andy Rubin, Google is making peace with device makers, and it could be heading toward a single OS for phones, tablets and PCs, some analysts say.

Sprint Rolls Out Android 4.1.1 Update for Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1

Sprint is now offering an Android 4.1.1 (Jelly Bean) update for the Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1. New features range from Google Now to easier widget interaction.

Google Cloud Print App Lets You Print from Android Tablets

The newly-released Google Cloud Print app enables a wide range of Android-based tablets and smartphones to send print jobs to a wide array of printers.

Mozilla Firefox 20 Available for Android, Windows, Mac & Linux

Facing competition from web browsers like Opera and Google Chrome, Mozilla has released a new version of its Firefox browser for Android, Windows, Mac and Linux.