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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Xbox SmartGlass now available in the US to Kindle Fire tablets through Amazon Appstore

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After a long old wait, Microsoft's Xbox SmartGlass application is now available to Amazon's range of Kindle Fire tablets. Working in tandem with an Xbox 360 console, Xbox SmartGlass offers a second-screen complimentary experience to the mega-popular gaming machine, including…

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Amazon Coins to join MS Points in the ranks of made up currencies we don't want to have to use

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Amazon have announced that they are to introduce their own currency in May called Amazon Coins to be used exclusively with the company's range of Kindle Fire tablets. Supposedly aimed at making it easier to buy apps, in-app purchases, games…

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Tablets killed the eReader star: Sales of dedicated reading devices on the decline

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eReader sales are beginning to decline following the rise of inexpensive, high quality tablet devices. Research by iSuppli suggests that the eReader market peaked back in 2011, when 20 million devices were shipped, with their findings leading to the prediction…

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