Google’s Nexus 7 – great in size, but is there any substance?

Arriving in time for Christmas to round off its smartphone range alongside the Nexus 5, Google’s Nexus 6 fills that all important “phablet” niche with a device that’s as big on features as it is on size. If you’ve found a way to carry a big-screen handheld around with your comfortably, you’ll have this on … Continue reading Google’s Nexus 7 – great in size, but is there any substance?

Google Nexus 9: their finest tablet entry?

Though it hasn’t scaled the heights of Samsung’s Android success, Google’s Nexus line has been doing a good trade with your “purists” and those who enjoy a less restricted experience, and that’s in short down to the fact that its phones and tablets are, on the whole, damn good devices. With Lollipop on the way … Continue reading Google Nexus 9: their finest tablet entry?

Google Nexus 7 – Review Round Up

Nine months ago Google released the Nexus 7 and it wouldn’t be an exaggeration to say it changed the tablet landscape forever. Before the Nexus 7, tablet owners had two choices: buy a rather expensive third party Android tablet made by Sony, Samsung or Asus, or buy Apple’s rather expensive iPad. The whole concept of … Continue reading Google Nexus 7 – Review Round Up

Stock Android: Pros and Cons

The Nexus 4 comes with stock Android, but now more phones are getting in on the act. Once the exclusive preserve of Nexus-branded devices (and rooters), the stock version of Android is set to appear on the Samsung Galaxy S4, the HTC One and the Sony Xperia Z in the coming months (initially in the … Continue reading Stock Android: Pros and Cons

Nexus Silent Mouse SM-7000B: Phasing out the mouse click

It wasn’t until I read about the Nexus Silent Mouse SM-7000B that I realised how annoying the ‘clicking’ noise a mouse makes is. In fact I wish I had never read about this innovative gadget, as now every time I use my mouse I am conscious of the noise it makes, whilst prior to reading the … Continue reading Nexus Silent Mouse SM-7000B: Phasing out the mouse click