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    Google Nexus 7 and Jelly Bean

    Can't wait for jelly bean on my galaxy nexus :)

    http://mashable.com/2012/06/27/nexus-7-hands-on/


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    Re: Google Nexus 7 and Jelly Bean

    [ame=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V5E5revikUU&feature=player_embedded]Fast & Smooth - Android 4.1, Jelly Bean - YouTube[/ame]


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    Re: Google Nexus 7 and Jelly Bean

    Google's naming is just dumb.



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    Re: Google Nexus 7 and Jelly Bean

    Quote Originally Posted by MaccloNe View Post
    Google's naming is just dumb.
    Glad to see you're adding something worthwhile to the board again



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    Re: Google Nexus 7 and Jelly Bean

    This really makes me hate my Kindle Fire. Even though my Kindle fire is rooted and running CM9. The extra hardware this has would be nice.



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    Re: Google Nexus 7 and Jelly Bean

    Quote Originally Posted by MaccloNe View Post
    Google's naming is just dumb.
    Dang it. Once again you posted something stupid in an Android thread before I could add the "wait for it...".



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    Re: Google Nexus 7 and Jelly Bean

    Quote Originally Posted by 1100011CS View Post
    Dang it. Once again you posted something stupid in an Android thread before I could add the "wait for it...".
    Cookie, donut, eclair, froyo gingerbread, honeycomb, ice cream sandwich, jelly bean. I bet yogurt will be the bomb. Okay, maybe silly is a better word.



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    Re: Google Nexus 7 and Jelly Bean

    Quote Originally Posted by MaccloNe View Post
    Cookie, donut, eclair, froyo gingerbread, honeycomb, ice cream sandwich, jelly bean. I bet yogurt will be the bomb. Okay, maybe silly is a better word.
    Apple's is any better? Snow Leopard, Lion...

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    Re: Google Nexus 7 and Jelly Bean

    Big cats have power and grace. the android stuff implies lazy and fat.



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    Re: Google Nexus 7 and Jelly Bean

    Seems like a lot of bezel on that Nexus 7. Good to see the low price and good specs though.



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    Re: Google Nexus 7 and Jelly Bean

    I see Google finally is releasing a competitor to the Appletv. Nexus Q. From what I understand it basically does the same thing but its $299 compared to the Apple $99 mark. I mean, Im glad they are doing it but that is steep. The nexus 7 should make use of it nicely.



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    Re: Google Nexus 7 and Jelly Bean

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    I see Google finally is releasing a competitor to the Appletv. Nexus Q. From what I understand it basically does the same thing but its $299 compared to the Apple $99 mark. I mean, Im glad they are doing it but that is steep. The nexus 7 should make use of it nicely.
    Seems more like a Sonos to me. It doesn't really do much on it's own. It's more of a gateway to get content from an Android device to the real world; speakers or TV.

    Google TV that's been out for years would be the Apple TV competitor.

    Google should have pointed out it is actually made in California. But yeah $299 is way too much.



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    Re: Google Nexus 7 and Jelly Bean

    Quote Originally Posted by Ames View Post
    Google TV that's been out for years would be the Apple TV competitor.
    And i believe there's a vizio model of it coming out soon iirc that should run fairly cheap.



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    Who is using google tv? Honest question. Didnt they suffer from lack of support? If they come out with a $99 competitor to ATV, I might check it out.



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    Re: Google Nexus 7 and Jelly Bean

    Quote Originally Posted by bos View Post
    I see Google finally is releasing a competitor to the Appletv. Nexus Q. From what I understand it basically does the same thing but its $299 compared to the Apple $99 mark. I mean, Im glad they are doing it but that is steep. The nexus 7 should make use of it nicely.
    It has potential, but dare I day, it's over designed... It looks like it's from the Matrix with all those cables coming out of it. Personally, I would have left out the amplifer to keep costs down as there are very good options for powered speakers available for similar pricing (Audioengine A5s, etc). Then again, the amp might have been inexpensive and they thought it would help them justify the very high price tag... It's like they are competing with Sonos instead of Apple on this particular device.

    The group playlist feature is pretty cool though. Not sure I'd use it much, but it would be cool when you got the chance.

    Personally, I'm set up with apple tvs and airport expresses which gives me whole home audio that I can control with my phone or ipad, or from any computer. It's essentially a very inexpensive sonos system. It has minor drawbacks from Sonos, but I could afford this... (refurbed airport expresses go for $65 ea)

    The nexus 7 looks cool, and may be my first foray into Android given the great price. Wait, what was that Windows announcment? I forgot about it already since it won't be available forevvvvvaaaa... Iphone 5 news will trump any Surface announcements in the coming months. I just don't get why they rushed the announcement, only to sandwich it between apple and google and get lost in the middle. User experience for Windows is going to have to be top notch to gain any foothold in the market, especially since I'm anticipating $700+ devices from them.



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