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Rumor: Google working on an Apple TV competitor creatively named the Nexus TV

Rumor: Google working on an Apple TV competitor creatively named the Nexus TV

Google may be looking to recoup from its Nexus Q disaster with a with a new device that could go head to head with the Apple TV. This new push into the living room will take the form of a set top box dubbed the Nexus TV, says sources close to The Information.

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DisplayMate: Retina iPad mini display inferior to Kindle Fire HDX 7 and Nexus 7

DisplayMate: Retina iPad mini display inferior to Kindle Fire HDX 7 and Nexus 7

While the second-generation iPad mini has an impressive 326 ppi Retina display, further analysis of the display revealed that its colors aren’t as vibrant as those produced on the iPad Air’s display. Now, detailed tests performed by DisplayMate reveal that not only is the display on the iPad mini not as good as the iPad Air, but it is also inferior to the Kindle Fire HDX 7 and the Nexus 7.

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Google launches Nexus 5 with 5-inch 1080p screen, 8MP OIS camera, 2GB RAM, starting at $349

Google launches Nexus 5 with 5-inch 1080p screen, 8MP OIS camera, 2GB RAM, starting at $349

Google today launched the highly anticipated Nexus 5 on the Google Play Store, but unlike Apple, the company didn’t host a special event to unveil the device.

The Nexus 5 comes with a 5-inch full HD 1920 x 1080 pixels display with a pixel density of 445ppi, an 8MP rear-facing camera with Optical Image Stabilisation, and Android 4.4 KitKat, the latest version of Google’s mobile operating system.

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Google used bad data to say they beat Apple

Google used bad data to say they beat Apple

When Google announced the (2013) Nexus 7 last week, the company said the old 2012 model was the best selling tablet in Japan during the holiday shopping season. That’s a pretty bold statement when you consider how massively successful the iPad is. So some people started digging around, and apparently Google lied.

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The new Nexus 7 vs. iPad mini: Tech Spec Shootout

The new Nexus 7 vs. iPad mini: Tech Spec Shootout

Google launched the new version of their flagship 7-inch tablet, the Nexus 7 yesterday to compete with Apple’s iPad mini.

It comes packed with features such as 7-inch 1920×1200 HD display with 323 ppi, a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro clocked at 1.5GHz, along with an Adreno 320 GPU and 2GB RAM.

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Google announces the new Nexus 7

Google announces the new Nexus 7

As expected and leaked, Google has gone ahead and announced the new version of Nexus 7. The new Nexus 7 still packs in a 7-inch IPS screen, but with a much higher resolution of 1920*1200 and a 323 ppi. The display panel is also improved and sports much better color accuracy, and contrast levels.

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Apple Loses Appeal to Get Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus Banned

Apple Loses Appeal to Get Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus Banned

An appeals court in Washington DC has again rejected Apple’s request to stop the sales of Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus smartphone. The same court had in July last year suspended the sales ban on the Galaxy Nexus, which Apple had appealed for and successfully obtained, due to lack of evidence.

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Larry Page Drops Hints About a New Google Phone

Larry Page Drops Hints About a New Google Phone

In yesterday’s earnings call, Larry Page dropped hints (or what people are taking as hints) that Google could be working on a new phone—a phone unlike the Nexus which would be completely controlled by Google. Features? Unbreakable screens, long battery life, and wireless charging are all rumored to be part of a mythic Google X phone

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Apple says appeals court decisions hinder patent protection efforts against Samsung

Apple says appeals court decisions hinder patent protection efforts against Samsung

Apple has asked a panel of judges involved in the ongoing appeals of the Apple-Samsung court battle to review two court decisions that allow Samsung to continue to sell products (like the Google Nexus phone) that have already been found to infringe on Apple designs and patents. The crux of Apple’s argument is that by allowing Samsung to continue selling the devices during the appeals process, the courts are allowing damage to continue unfettered—at a cost to the patent holder.

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iOS 7 is the make it or break it moment for Apple

iOS 7 is the make it or break it moment for Apple

My first “smartphone” was a Blackberry that allowed me to tether my laptop to it for Internet access. That Blackberry was replaced by a Curve, which while I loved for sending emails, sucked for pretty much anything else. I didn’t get an iPhone until the iPhone 4 a few years ago and I do love my iOS. I’m not stupid though. I’ve made the jump from Mac to Windows to Mac as necessity deemed right. I’ve played with lots of other OSes, admittedly I haven’t used a newer Android device, and I like to give credit where credit is due. Which is why I have to say: Apple needs to knock iOS 7 out of the park.

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