T-Mobile is now Selling the Nexus 9, even though it Doesn’t Exist

T-Mobile is now Selling the Nexus 9, even though it Doesn’t Exist

By Rich W Woods T-Mobile has a new section of their web site called The Underground. It says “Check your standard devices at the door. Shop exclusive and performance-centric devices reserved for the true enthusiast. Plus get news and reviews from tech luminati.” Oddly enough, none of the exclusive devices are exclusive to T-Mobile. The Underground consists of the Motorola Nexus 6, HTC Nexus 9, HTC One M8 for Windows, and HTC Re camera. I…

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HTC’s First “Hot Deal” for the Nexus 9 is Already Sold Out

HTC’s First “Hot Deal” for the Nexus 9 is Already Sold Out

By Rich W Woods Recently, HTC announced that every Tuesday at 12:00 PM ET, they would have a “hot deal” on their web site. The sales are 12 hours long, from noon to midnight. Today, they were selling the Nexus 9 16 GB Wi-Fi only model for $199. That’s 50% off. Of course, it was a limited supply so they promised that once it was sold out, it would be $50 off for the rest…

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Google Announcement Recap: Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Android Lollipop, and Nexus Player

Google Announcement Recap: Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Android Lollipop, and Nexus Player

By Rich W Woods Last week, Sony announced the Xperia Z3v. It is a Verizon exclusive that is a slight variant of the Xperia Z3. Sony held an event. Journalists took time out of their careers and away from their families to see a 20 minute event where Sony announced a slight variant of a phone that they announced a month before. Google wasn’t this vain today when they announced Android Lollipop, the Nexus 6,…

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Introducing Nexus Player, the First Android TV Device

Introducing Nexus Player, the First Android TV Device

By Rich W Woods Today, Google announced Android Lollipop, the Nexus 6, Nexus 9, and the Nexus Player, the first device to run the Android TV platform that Google announced at IO. The cool feature of the Nexus Player is that content syncs across devices. You can start watching something on the Nexus Player and finish on a tablet or phone.

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The Nexus 9 is Real, and we’re Super Excited

The Nexus 9 is Real, and we’re Super Excited

By Rich W Woods Today, Google made a whole bunch of announcements. Unfortunately, they did it through a blog post so we couldn’t ask any questions. They announced Android Lollipop, the Nexus 6, Nexus Player, and Nexus 9. Google promises that the HTC-made Nexus 9 is small enough to carry in one hand, but big enough to get work done on.

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Introducing the Nexus 6, because the Nexus 5 wasn’t Big Enough

Introducing the Nexus 6, because the Nexus 5 wasn’t Big Enough

By Rich W Woods I hate the word “phablet”. After all, what’s a “phablet”? Every major handset manufacturer’s flagship phone is over 5″. LG’s flagship G3 is 5.5″. Well, enter the Nexus 6. The Nexus 6 will have a 5.96″ display. Phones shouldn’t be judged by their display size. After all, the OnePlus One is 5.5″ and so is the iPhone 6 Plus, but the iPhone 6 Plus has a much bigger body.

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New Nexus 10 Coming Soon from Google

By Rich Woods Being in the market for a new full sized tablet, I checked in the Google Play store to look at the Nexus 10 and both the 16 GB and 32 GB models were sold out with no date of when to expect to see it again. The 32 GB model has been sold out for some time but now there is no way to get one at all. This typically means that…

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Tablet Roundup: iPad, Surface, or Nexus

By Rich Woods In the early days of tablets, Windows was the only option for a long time. Then in 2010, the iPad was released and quickly reset the bar for tablets. Now, there are so many to choose from it’s tough to know if you’re making the right decision. Apple sells four different iPads. Those four are the iPad 2, the iPad Air, the iPad Mini, and the iPad Mini with Retina. The newest…

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Google vs Apple: The New Nexus 7 vs iPad Mini vs iPod Touch

By Richard Woods When Google introduced the all new Nexus 7, it seemed only logical to compare it to its Apple counterpart the iPad Mini because they both have the 7″ screen; however, all of the hardware comparisons that I’ve done in my Microsoft vs. Apple: A User Review series whether it being the Surface Pro and the new MacBook Air, the Surface RT and the iPad, or Windows Phone and the iPhone I’ve always…

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Google Goes All-Out with Chromecast, Nexus 7, Android 4.3, and Play Games

In what was supposed to be a “breakfast with Google” style event this morning, there were all kinds of rumors of what Google was going to announce today and just like everyone’s favorite Christmas memory, we got everything that we wanted and more. The rumors were generally along the lines of Android 4.3 and a new Nexus 7, which were both announced today. The Play Games app was announced at Google IO but is now…

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