So how’s this for a Friday afternoon rumour? Android Authority has spotted that Google’s own Nexus 7 tablet is currently listed as “out of stock” on the Google Play store.
How can Google sell out? Wouldn’t it have huge stockpiles of the own-brand tablets ready to go? Wouldn’t it have seen this coming and thus have ordered thousands more be made?
The speculation is that this could indicate that Google could be on the verge of announcing the much-rumoured Nexus 8 – the latest incremental upgrade to its Nexus tablets which, like the name implies, will apparently feature an 8″ screen.
We’ll keep you posted on developments.
By James O'Malley | August 1st, 2014