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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    Anyone got one yet or had a dispatch notification? I pre-ordered on the 28th June, and I've still heard nothing



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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    Quote Originally Posted by Fraz View Post
    Anyone got one yet or had a dispatch notification? I pre-ordered on the 28th June, and I've still heard nothing


    Not yet no

    Its still very early morning over in the US at the moment though, im hoping there is some movement today or tomorrow otherwise mine is getting declined.

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    Nothing, nothing at all!

    Apparently the release date is today, was talking to currys call centre earlier (was going to go get one if they were instores) and the guy said they were for release today, just waiting for the go from google. I've gmail set to push emails to my phone and for my bank to text me when i'm charged.. hopefully that'll be today!
    I'm going to have to be patient with this, most retailers sold their initial allocation and won't get any till august now.

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    So what your saying is that if i was to decline the order i might have to wait a month before i can pick one up from anywhere? What a PITA!

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    I'd stick with it if I were you. I'm in the same position and it sure would be nice to have some update from Google as to when they expect to ship. I've got to have it before the end of the month..
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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    Thing is if i dont get it before the end of the week then i dont know when im going to be back down south to pick it up as im working up north on site for at least 2 months

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    More info on Engadget, apparently pre-orders have officially started shipping in the UK but i still haven't heard anything

    http://www.engadget.com/2012/07/17/n...uk-and-canada/

    Makes me wonder, if the item hasn't been shipped, a whole week after i called them about changing the address and them saying it was too late as its been processed, why couldn't they have gone in and changed the address? Thier internal ordering system must be complete garbage.

    Edit: Apparently PC world have a **** load of them in stock so i ordered from them aswell... which one will get refused delivery or will neither make it on time, place your bets!
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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    People are going mad on the G+ #Nexus7 stream (which im actually quite enjoying, I might use google+ more!) about this disaster of a pre-order. Apparently Google are blaming a whole host of things, the biggest one being UPS, i somehow find that quite difficult to believe.

    Some people have had issues getting into the box
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_7ThFo72gg

    And where would an internet trend be without a Cpt Picard meme
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    aaaw, stupid swear filter

    Edit: Someone posted this up on G+
    update to the "N7 shipping thing." Due to increased demand, they've run into a snag with their shipping timetables.

    Below is their modified schedule:

    In the US: We’ve shipped all Nexus 7 8GB orders. By the end of day on July 19 (PDT), we will have shipped all Nexus 7 16GB orders placed through July 11 (PDT), and upgraded these orders to overnight shipping. We will process the remaining Nexus 7 16GB orders by end of next week with overnight shipping.

    In Canada: We’ve shipped all Nexus 7 8GB orders. We are in the process of shipping Nexus 7 16GB orders and will ship them in 1-2 weeks.

    In the UK: All Nexus 7 8GB orders will ship by July 20 (BST). All Nexus 7 16GB orders placed through June 30 (BST), will ship by July 20 (BST). The remaining Nexus 7 16GB orders will ship next week.

    In Australia: All Nexus 7 8GB and Nexus 7 16GB orders will be fulfilled by the end of day on July 19 (AEST) and will arrive in 3-5 days.


    I ordered a 16GB on the 10th. So that means I should have it here by Friday.
    I cant vouch for the validity of this but.... Grrrrrr, what a pathetic excuse for a 'pre-order'

    Edit 2 - here is the source http://support.google.com/googleplay...19&ctx=plusone

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    So I'm not getting mine till the middle of next week, at the earliest... GREAT.

    Ordering from curries tomorrow.

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    Apparently PC World/Curries will have it in store at the weekend

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    arrrrrrrghh must resist...................

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    Im guessing a few of you guys will have got this e-mail

    Hello,

    We wanted to send you an update on your Nexus 7 pre-order. We’ve had incredible demand for the new tablet and are shipping them as quickly as possible. All Nexus 7 8GB orders will ship by July 20, and Nexus 7 16GB orders will ship by next week. We’ve upgraded your shipping to overnight so your your order will arrive sooner.

    If you’d like more detailed information on device shipments, please reference our online Help Centre at http://support.google.com/googleplay...answer=2667319.

    Thanks for your patience. Your Nexus 7 will be on its way soon.

    The Google Play Team

    © 2012 Google Ireland Ltd, Gordon House, Barrow Street, Dublin 4, Ireland.

    You have received this mandatory email service announcement to update you on your Nexus 7 product pre-order.

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    I got that email too, it's a little different from their announcement yesterday saying that the wont ship till next week. That is until you click the link and it brings you to the announcment. Currys dont look to have stock left, they're expecting stock on the 24/7 now

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    Ooooh - mine is out for delivery according to the tracking link in my Google wallet account! It's bloody typical that this is the only day this week that I'm not at home.

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    So in theory mine will ship by the 20th, but does that mean delivery for the 23rd?
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    Re: Google Nexus 7 Discussion Thread

    Well they claim to have given everyone free overnight shipping so iit might come on the Saturday? Who knows though to be honest, they have messed up so massively i would take anything they say with a pinch of salt and not expect it till august...

    Edit: If you want to call them to try and change the order or anything, they have also removed the ability to talk to their staff directly and it has to be done by e-mail

    http://support.google.com/googleplay...olicy=hardware

    I have sent them another message to see if i can change address/cancel
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