Nexus 7 Bluetooth Keyboard Case Review

Published on Author Eli Fennell

 Discuss on Google+ Last year I bought a Nexus 7 Android tablet.  Since then I have been on a quest to find the perfect case for it.  The task isn’t easy.  On the one hand, the Nexus 7 is such a nice tablet in itself that it seems genuinely a shame to have to encase… Continue reading Nexus 7 Bluetooth Keyboard Case Review

Google’s Nexus Means Business

Published on Author Eli Fennell

Discuss on Google+ Microsoft.  Remember them?  Of course you do.  They’re everywhere.  You couldn’t care less about their phones.  Windows 8 makes you yawn.  Surface sounds vaguely cool, but you just can’t see the point.  It doesn’t matter: you still use their stuff.  Of course you do.  Even if you actively avoid them.  In fact… Continue reading Google’s Nexus Means Business

Android 4.2 on Nexus 7: Initial Impressions

Published on Author Eli Fennell

Lockcreen Clock Widget : Bleh!  Why the bold hour numbers and those malnourished minute numbers?  It used to look so clean and playful.  I want my old clock back! Homescreen Widgets : I want more!  I don’t want my email, calendar, or Gmail on the homescreen.  I really want Google Now stuff there, actually.  But I… Continue reading Android 4.2 on Nexus 7: Initial Impressions

Is The $99 Nexus 7 Rumor True?

Published on Author Eli Fennell

Anonymous sources in the Asus supply chain have, allegedly, reported that Google and Asus, following on the success of the Nexus 7, are preparing two new models: a $199 version supposed to be thinner and presumably different in some other ways, and more interestingly a $99 version. It’s easy to dismiss the latter rumor, especially… Continue reading Is The $99 Nexus 7 Rumor True?

The Nexus 7 Proves Google+’s Value

Published on Author Eli Fennell

  Google+ has faced a lot of skepticism, and an uphill battle, to compete in the social network space.  Record growth rates weren’t enough to avoid the “ghost town” meme, although there seem to be fewer voices all the time proclaiming its impending doom and more admitting it’s a success in its own right. Nonetheless,… Continue reading The Nexus 7 Proves Google+’s Value

My Thoughts & Review of the Nexus 7: Good Things Come in Small Packages

Published on Author Eli Fennell

  Discuss on Google+ Yes, I know a Nexus 7 review isn’t exactly a review of the latest thing at this point.  But, with the release of the Kindle Fire HD, Nexus 7 reviews are in vogue again. My experience using Google Play was nearly flawless.  The device shipped quickly.  Unboxing it proved easier than… Continue reading My Thoughts & Review of the Nexus 7: Good Things Come in Small Packages

Motorola Xoom Jellybean Update: The Xoom is Reborn

Published on Author Eli Fennell

This is What Motorola’s GED Tab Was Meant To Be After a surprisingly quick splash test, Motorola’s first and only “pure Android” (a.k.a. GED, “Google Experience Device”) tablet, the Xoom, has started receiving OTA updates to Android 4.1(.1), or “Jellybean”, successor to Android 4.0 “Ice Cream Sandwich”, which itself succeeded Android 3.0 “Honeycomb” which the… Continue reading Motorola Xoom Jellybean Update: The Xoom is Reborn