It seems like ages since Google and HTC first kicked off the Nexus experiment (it was 2010, but who’s counting?). Now here we are, over two years later, and we’re on our fourth Nexus smartphone. There’s no question that the hardware has gotten progressively better, but these past few months have also seen some notable changes in the Nexus brand itself.
With devices like the Nexus 7 picking… → Read More
Despite a storm in the North East that started out as a sheepish school girl and ended up in leather pants with a cigarette (you know, Sandy), Google still managed to pull off their big announcement yesterday. We officially met the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10, as Google refreshed the Nexus 7 with 3G. → Read More
After having seen its mug plastered all over the internet in the days leading up to its release, actually playing with LG and Google’s new Nexus 4 seemed a bit anti-climactic. I mean, when you’ve seen a device like that cracked open and posed for your pleasure, it felt like there wasn’t much I didn’t already know about the thing.
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As you’ve no doubt already heard, Google is planning to unveil some new Nexus-branded goodies on Monday. LG’s Nexus 4 smartphone has been examined in what seems like excruciating detail already, but now leaked images of Samsung’s Nexus 10 tablet (obtained by BriefMobile) have begun to make their way ‘round the web. → Read More
Google is about to throw down. At next week’s NYC Android event, the big G is expected to yell “me too!” and reveal a full line of Nexus devices. Watch out, Mr. Consumer. These devices aren’t just for the nerds. Google is ready to take the Nexus brand mainstream and provide legitimate alternatives to the iPhones, iPads and Galaxy devices of the world. → Read More
The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, John Taschek, Kevin Marks, and Steve Gillmor — laughed all the way to the bank, if the bank was the burgeoning integration of the push notification bus. Amid the usual technical glitches (Skype noise cancellation meets ComCast bandwidth blockages) the Gang nonetheless persevered into an ahead of the curve consensus.
Google + remains an… → Read More
The iPad might have the bulk of the tablet mind share, but the Nexus 7 has Google.com. The $199 tablet is now advertised on Google’s homepage with an attention-getting animation. It’s hard to miss the tablet on Google.com as it bounces up and eventually rests under a tag line of “The playground is open. The new $199 tablet from Google.”
And as one of the top pages on the Internet, this ad spot… → Read More
The Gillmor Gang — Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, Kevin Marks, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor — planted a big fat one on Google +’s new Circle Notification sliders. These babies mean Google + conversations may now encourage self-filtering, rather than waiting for an API or Twitter killing off any more partners.
@scobleizer made a good case for Facebook’s new iOS native app, and along the way… → Read More