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How to Make Phone Calls on your Nexus 7 or other Android Tablet

nexus 7You can now make outgoing and receive incoming phone calls with your Nexus 7, or any other Android tablet, using your Google Voice number. Keep in mind that both methods of turning your Android tablet into a phone require root access in order to make the changes to the required files. Also both methods will trick your Nexus 7 or other Android tablet into thinking it is voice capable and allows the voice dialer app to work as a normal phone through Google Voice.

Chameleon Launcher Update Announces Beta Release

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Launchers have become a very big deal in the Android world because of the amount of customization and convenience that they give users. A Kickstarter project by the name Chameleon has been advertising itself as “a better home screen for your Android tablet”. This project asked for $30,000 in order to start their project up. As it turns out, with the help of 6,420 backers, Teknision (the group that is creating Chameleon) has raised twice that amount.

HTC planning to make a ‘unique’ tablet?

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HTC entered the tablet market with the beautiful HTC Flyer; however it wasn't a big hit, same thing happened with HTC JetStream. Now they want to make an entry again in the crowded Android tablet with a 'unique' tablet. HTC representative told PC advisor that a tablet will 'definitely' arrive, and HTC will make sure it has a unique selling point. Though they are still waiting for the day when something 'unique' will hit them.

Nexus 7 review

With the Nexus 7, Google raises the bar for Android tablets and consumer expectations.

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Google Nexus 7 vs. Amazon Kindle Fire (Compare)

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The big question is should I get the Google Nexus 7 or the Amazon Kindle Fire? Both are low cost 7 inch tablet and both are big names in the industry geared towards content like reading books, magazines, watching movies and listening to music. Amazon easily has a head start being the first of its kind to the market and having a years worth of publicity and sales under its belt. Both having price point of around $199 which one should you choose?

Amazon to launch two Kindle tablets, both featuring metal casing and improved build

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When Amazon launched the Kindle Fire, they actually made a big breakthrough in the tablet market, they actually brought a tablet with so much potential and a small price tag. And we all know that when we are talking about a device with so much potential and a balanced price tag, how can Google stay behind? With the launch of Google Nexus 7 yesterday, Google told Amazon that they are not behind, but do you think Amazon is going to sit quietly?

SANDISK introduces world’s fastest memory card for smartphones and tablets

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  • Loads apps faster, transfers files quicker and improves overall system responsiveness with up to 95MB/sec read and up to 90MB/sec write speeds (1)
  • Ideal for users running multiple apps such as mobile games, email, photo capture and Full-HD (2) video recording
  • Mobile phones will capture 525 billion images in 2012 and nearly one third of all video footage in 2014, according to IDC

Nyko introduces pair of gaming controllers for Android tablets

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Nyko Technologies, has today introduced a pair of new Bluetooth gaming controllers for Android 3.X+ tablets. Available this fall, the PlayPad and PlayPad Pro will help ensure your Android gaming experience is not all that different from what you're getting on consoles.

NVIDIA's $199 Quad-Core Android Tablet Will Become A Reality Thanks To The Kai Platform

1Back at CES, NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang rocked the house when he briefly showed off a new 7" quad-core tablet that was said to be introing with a price tag of $250. Since then, he publicly stated that $199 Tegra 3 tablets could become a reality sometime this summer. We're now hearing more details of how these budget powerhouses will become a reality: a new platform call Kai.

Little is known about Kai right now, only that it's based on the Tegra 3 chip, but is developed at a much lower cost.

BGR Says Microsoft Is Working On Office For Android Tablets Due Out In November, We Hope It's True

microsoft androidYou know that guy "sources"? BGR does. The tech blog has heard from Sources that Microsoft is working on a tablet-optimized version of the Office suite, which is expected to land in November of this year. According to BGR, their source actually saw the app working on an iPad, and insisted it looked nearly identical to a leaked shot that Microsoft has since disavowed.

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