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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    I'm not sure if it woudl be a netbook replacement either. my next task is to downsize my paving slab of a laptop . Its powerfull but not fun to travel with.
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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Biscuit View Post
    Is it 13 days till delivery? Im wondering if i might have to get my delivery address changed to my parents as im going to be working up north soon
    Well there's a few posts on reddit and other sites stating that delivery might start as early as the 12th (next thursday). Nothing has been officially confirmed by google. I guess we'll have to just wait and see.

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    Full review up on TechRadar (Always biased towards Apple but review is good - despite not telling us how much life they got out of the battery).
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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    I didn't realize they had ditched the landscape mode for the home screen. Seems an odd decision to make?!

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    Meh it hasn't bothered me at all, I can't even imagine myself using the home screen in landscape.

    Official Asus cases have started to land: http://www.popherald.com/2012-07-08-news-id-3-18614

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread



    Got this in an ebuyer e-mail today, seems to be confirming the rumours of 19th July for stock. Perhaps those who used the play store will get their delivery around then?

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    what's up with that little grey Android logo next to the text about the £15 credit?

    Is that a Jelly Bean logo in there by mistake? It's the only think I can think that looks like, jelly beans in Android's belly.

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    i guess that must be what it is.

    This is the one outside google HQ


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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    Perhaps not by mistake, is the Nnexus 7 coming with 4.1? I know it will have it eventually, just wondering if it will be the first device with it pre-installed.

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Funkstar View Post
    Perhaps not by mistake, is the Nnexus 7 coming with 4.1? I know it will have it eventually, just wondering if it will be the first device with it pre-installed.

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    Cool, thanks. I've been quite busy so just skimmed the all the announcements that Google made the other week

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Funkstar View Post
    Cool, thanks. I've been quite busy so just skimmed the all the announcements that Google made the other week
    Nexus devices always ship with the latest OS - they're always flagships for them and 'official' google supported devices

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    They dont double up as a stand though which is a bit crap

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    True, but there are others available too if you want that
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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    I e-mailed google a while ago to try and change the delivery address of mine and i heard nothing back from them. Bit of a pain in the arse as i dont fancy international call rates.

    Edit: wait its only ireland... doh! Il call them tomorrow

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    I'd be excited if I didn't have a playbook - but I do, and it does everything I need it to, so no Nexus 7 for me...

    Perhaps down the line a bit.

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