ASUS confirm Google Nexus 7 2 UK release date as 28 August

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ASUS, the company Google have signed on to manufacture their own-branded Nexus 7 tablets, have confirmed that the Nexus 7 2 tablets will launch in the UK on August 28. The sequel to one of the most popular of 7-inch…

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Google Nexus 7 2 vs Apple iPad Mini vs Amazon Kindle Fire HD

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Google's original Nexus 7 tablet was the finest slice of pocketable Android you could buy upon release, offering a strong spec sheet at an affordable price. A year on and we now have its successor, the Google Nexus 7 2,…

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BlackBerry PlayBook vs. Apple iPad 2

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RIM have been billing their BlackBerry PlayBook tablet as an iPad killer ever since they first revealed it way back in September 2010. With a greater focus on enterprise usage than the iPad 2, its smaller 7 inch form…

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REVIEW: Motorola XOOM Honeycomb tablet

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The Motorola XOOM is a fairly tricky device to review. On the one hand, you have a high-spec tablet device that's packed full of enough features to really give the Apple's iPad a run for its money. On the other hand, as the first tablet to hit the market with the Honeycomb OS, it's very much a guinea pig for Google's newly-focussed tablet assault with Android. As a result, it's just as much a critique of the OS (which Motorola likely had very little input with) as it is the device itself, and in many respects can therefore act as a glimpse as to what to expect from Android tablets in the future. Is the XOOM's hardware/OS combo enough to topple Apple's "magical" slate?

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