Posts tagged with: Nexus 10

The Samsung-made Nexus 10 is the first tablet around running a processor based on Cortex A15 cores. It debuted alongside the Nexus 4 in the fall of 2012, where it brought Google's tablet lineup a full-sized, high-res alternative to the Nexus 7. The Nexus 10's ten-inch LCD display has a stunning 2560×1600 resolution, more than capable of handling any HD content. Unlike the Nexus 7 with its 3G option, the Nexus 10 remains WiFi-only for the moment.

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    It's that time again when we slowly need to get used to writing a new number when mentioning dates; luckily thanks to our smart devices we don't need to go out and look for a 2013 wallet calendar, unless we really want to. It's that time when we look back at what happened this year, with all the goods and bads, and anxiously look forward to what next year might bring. As usual here at Pocketnow we're happy to tell you what we think, and we're excitedly waiting to hear your opinions, in our upcoming series which will contain both 2012 recaps and 2013 predictions. We'll have something for ...

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    The Nexus 10 is the newcomer to the Nexus family, as such it's been very near to the top of the CyanogenMod list to receive some custom ROM goodness! Nightly builds of CM10.1 are coming regularly, though, as you should expect, they're not perfect -- not yet. The nightly we tested was fast, stable, and benchmarked fairly well. It was faster in Quadrant but slower in Geekbench, when compared to the stock ROM (stock scores are noted in parenthesis). Quadrant: 5213 (4193) Geekbench 2: 2423 (2454) Most of the CM goodies have been applied, though some Trebuchet settings didn't seem to apply ...

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    Microsoft kick-starts the smack-talk machine, which blows up in its face just as Nokia sells its own headquarters. The Lumia 822 gives us an excuse to launch a brand-new review format, while a Nexus 4 trade lets us take a post-review look at Google's latest smartphone. The iPhone 5S breaks its cover -maybe- while the Nexus 10 gives everyone a reason to care about big Android tablets - again, maybe. Rumors of a new 1080p device from LG get the speculation bonfire going again, but a cool bucketful of Google Play-colored cold water got us back on track. And, of course, it wouldn't be a ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we go through Google's announcement of their I/O event in 2013 and what we might get. Then it's all Nexus talk as we go through the CyanogenMod advances on the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10, aside from the probability of the Nexus 4 returning to sales in Europe. Then we go through the recent changes in the Facebook Messenger app and how this affects Whatsapp. Then we talk about the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean upgrades to the Galaxy S III on AT&T and the new Droid HD line-up on Verizon. We end today's show by talking about Nokia's recent decision to sell Nokia House ...

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    Last week when we told you about the first CyanogenMod releases for the Google Nexus 4 -- since then there are now six versions out there for you to play with -- we were promised a flavor for the Samsung-made Google Nexus 10 tablet too. There are already two versions up if you want to ditch stock Android 4.2 and check out betas of CyanogenMod. More devices will be added soon, as usual, but until then, if your Nexus 10 tablet is prepared, you can head over to the source link below and grab the nightly of your choice. As always, if you understand the risks, you should also acknowledge that ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Google's exclusive offer to new Nexus customers. We then talk about certain issues many of us have detected with Android 4.2. Asus makes the news with their possible $99 Nexus variant. Microsoft is also working on a probably Surface 2 combo of tablets, and this time the design and concept changes dramatically. We end today's show by talking about Nokia's recent job posting and how this could mean either Nokia Maps info on Android, or Android powered Nokia smartphones. All this and more after the break. Links: - Google’s Got Some Free TV ...

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    If your attempt to buy the Nexus 4 when Google first kicked-off sales resulted in a back-order, you've probably already received a notification that your phone is finally shipping this week. Once your new toy arrives, be sure to check out Google Play for some of the free media bonuses Google is looking to hook you up with. It's not just new Nexus 4 owners who can get in on this action, and with a few differences, similar offers are available for the Nexus 7 and Nexus 10. Nexus 4 owners – at least those living in the US – will be able to watch the third Transformers flick, last-year's ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Apple's launch of the iPhone 5, now carrier unlocked. Then we talk about the Samsung ATIV S and its possible release date, even after all the drama of it being the first Windows Phone 8 device to be announced. Then we go through the retail price of the Microsoft Surface Pro with Windows 8, and obviously our thoughts on that price. Later our review of the Nexus 10 becomes a topic, and how well it scored. We end today's show talking about how to get Adobe Flash on Android devices launched with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and beyond. All this and more ...

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    Others began making Android-powered tablets before Google got into the game. When they finally did, Google partnered with Motorola to bring us the Xoom -- a 10-inch tablet running Android 3.x Honeycomb. Google has learned a lot since the days of Honeycomb and the Android operating system has matured significantly. Google has also begun working directly with manufacturers to spec and build a true "Google" product. Google launched the Nexus 7 to challenge the price-point held by ebooks and lower-end tablets, and showed us a tablet of sufficient quality could be had at an affordable price. ...

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    The Nexus 4, just like any other Nexus, is meant for hacking, that is aside from offering the pure Google experience, and CyanogenMod is one of those ROMs that needs no introduction at all. The latest Nexus phone (and tablet) come pre-loaded with Android 4.2 but a little bit of CyanogenMod treatment never hurts. Nightlies are out for the LG-made Google-phone (already two, to be more specific) in case you want to give them a try. The Nexus 10 tablet will join the party as soon as it will be ready, according to the team (which shouldn't take too long though). Head over to the source link ...

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    You know what happens when you get a bunch of geeks swapping hot new gadgets and talkin' tech? The Pocketnow Weekly podcast, that's what. We just hit our twentieth episode, and to celebrate, we decided to tie the podcast into our latest giveaway contest. So in addition to in-depth discussion on the Nexus 4 versus the world, the Lumia 920's camera ups and downs, and the Android-to-Windows Phone learning curve, there's something special for your ears only. Somewhere in today's episode of the Pocketnow Weekly is the special hint word you need to email us at contest [AT] pocketnow [DOT] com ...

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    Do you remember the Android 4.2 December bug? Google promised a quick fix and it is apparently rolling out in the form of an Android 4.2.1 update for the LG-made Nexus 4, Asus-made Nexus 7 and Samsung-made Nexus 10. Of course, there's more to the update than just the December bug fix, even though the file is kind of lightweight. Bluetooth glitch fixes are also in and that's just about it when it comes to the little-more-than-one-megabyte update. There are four days left until December so those with a birthday next month can, after the update, go ahead (or their friends) and finally enter ...

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    Google Nexus 4 pre-orders went live on November 13 but unfortunately the pre-order experience wasn't one of the best we've dealt with recently. Those who wanted their unit didn't know of the exact hour until close to the morning and then, when the systems worked, the Nexus 4 sold out in an instant. Those of you who are still looking to grab Google and LG's latest Nexus collaboration -- especially if you're in Canada where it appears that it is capable of LTE -- should check out this neat tool that works internationally in checking the status of Nexus 4 stocks. Not only that, but it can be ...

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    It's nearly here: Black Friday. That horrendous questionable "holiday" tradition wherein hundreds of thousands of Americans, fresh from giving thanks for their blessings and good fortune over massive piles of food, flood the streets to acquire more (material) blessings by spending as little of their good fortune as possible. Black Friday is the busiest shopping day of the year for a very good reason: retailer discounts are often outrageous, and locations open absurdly early on this day-long celebration of unbridled capitalism. The media has a field day covering these early-morning ...

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    Earlier we looked at the hardware of the Nexus 10 and compared it to the Nexus 7 and the Motorola Xoom. This time we want to dive a little deeper into the sibling rivalry between the "Brothers Nexi". Just how does the brand-new Nexus 10 stack up to it's older-little brother, the Nexus 7? Let's take a look! Build Differences The Nexus 7, as you might have guessed by its name, is a 7-inch tablet. It's 4.72-inches wide, 7.81-inches tall, and 0.41-inches thick -- and is designed to be held in portrait orientation. The Nexus 10 is 10.39-inches wide, 6.99-inches tall, only 0.35-inches thick, ...

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    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we go through the official launch of the HTC Droid DNA, which we've already reviewed extensively. Then we cover the new reports regarding FaceTime now working on the iPhone 4S on tiered data plans and even the old unlimited data plans. Later it's Nexus talk as we go through our recent comparison of the Nexus 10 vs the Nexus 7 and even the old Motorola Xoom. We later cover additional rumors regarding the Samsung Galaxy S IV and its specs. We end today's show talking about the ridiculous news of Google fixing some issues that a customer complained about more ...

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    The Nexus 4 launches, and a man in Pennsylvania does his best to keep Google's latest and greatest -and slipperiest- from sliding off tabletops. The Lumia 920 lands, and a man in Boston moves back into an old apartment called Windows Phone - but the place isn't the same as he left it. The Droid DNA launches, and all America is atwitter with talk of 1080p, nonremovable storage, and HTC making Sense out of Jelly Bean. And over in Romania, one man watches, waits, and wonders what all the fuss is about. That's about the shape of this week's installment of the Pocketnow Weekly podcast, on the ...

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    We just barely unboxed the Nexus 10 and we're already comparing it to its siblings. Just how does it stack up against the Nexus 7 and the first "Google Tablet", the Motorola Xoom? Nexus 10 The latest tablet from Google, the Nexus 10, is amazingly light, but very easy to hold. It's got type of plastic on the back that's incredibly "grippy" -- so much so that you can place the tablet flat on your palm and tilt it over 45-degrees before it skids off your hand. It's also got a nicely-sized bezel for resting your thumbs (when you're not trying to impress your friends with the "grippiness ...

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    Those who purchased a Nexus 4 from Google did that with a reason and root has landed, as expected. Of course, if you're familiar with rooting procedures, this will not feel like rocket science. There are currently two ways of rooting your pure-Android and one implies booting with an insecure boot image and manually transferring root files to the device via ADB while the other relies on using ClockworkMod recovery to flash a zip file containing root files. Check out the source link below to find out more about both ways to achieve it. And, while we're talking about ClockworkMOD Recovery, ...

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    Sometimes you pre-order a technology product and it doesn't go as well as you'd like. Sometimes you talk about that rough pre-order process on a podcast episode, and right after you hang up the mic, life hits you square in the irony with a buzz at the door from the delivery man. That's what happened just a few minutes ago here in our Boston office. We'd just wrapped up recording this week's Pocketnow Weekly podcast when a mysterious package arrived at our door. Putting aside our qualms about the ominously unspecific return address, we promptly busted out our Old-Timer unboxing knife, set ...

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    We're no strangers to the pre-order process. It either happens in one of two ways. One, you fill out a form to be notified when a product is going to be up for pre-order. This is often something Google does. Or two, you show up at a date and time, usually midnight Pacific in the case of Apple pre-orders, and try to put your order in as the clock strikes 12. Either way, the pre-order process is frustrating because for big products, you might find yourself hitting refresh dozens of times as the company's servers are crushed under the heavy load. But usually, if you're willing to be ...

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    If the results of our poll from earlier this morning are any indication, a whole lot of you are interested in picking up a Nexus 4 from Google today. After international sales went live several hours ago, we saw stocks run dry in no time at all. Now that 9AM Pacific Time has rolled around, Google's taking US orders for the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 through its Play Store. Just how long will these stocks last? Right now, it's unclear if the limited stocks we've heard about are a result of Google setting aside a good number of units specifically in anticipation of sky-high US demand, or if they ...

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    We wish Google would have given more specific details about when the Nexus 4 and Nexus 10 tablets go live for pre-orders so that people who were hitting the refresh button since midnight wouldn't have pulled an all-nighter. If you're one of those then you can go grab a quick nap as there is still a bit more waiting in order. 9a PST is the time at which the new Nexus phone and ten-inch tablet will go live, according to information obtained by AndroidPolice from Google. That translates to 12p (noon) EST which is a little more than four hours away from the time of this post. Check out our ...

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    Ever since the Nexus One, Google has had a device to show off what Android is -- in its purist form. Specifications on these devices haven't been earth-shattering, but they've certainly packed enough power to let the Android OS shine. Generally speaking, these Nexi also featured a new component or two that eventually become commonplace in other devices (NFC, barometer, etc.). Recently Google has also used their "Nexus" line to demonstrate how higher-end phones and tablets can be offered inexpensively (at least if you're in the U.S.A.) through their own Play Store. Up until recently there's ...

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    There are plenty of reasons to get excited about Google and Samsung's Nexus 10 tablet. Maybe you've been itching to try out a mobile device rocking a processor built around one of these new Cortex-A15 designs. Maybe you're interested in some multi-user Android action. For those of you hoping to pick one up, the tablet is set to go up for sale on November 13. While that's still a weekend away, you might just have a shot at scoring a Nexus 10 a few days early, upon sightings of the tablet already on retail shelves. One shopper spotted the above Nexus 10 at a local Walmart. He didn't try his ...

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