Nexus Devices And Voting With Google: GG #71

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Nexus Devices And Voting With Google: GG #71

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Brand new line of Nexus devices announced! Russell Holly from Geek.com joins us to talk about all the new Nexus 4, Nexus 7 and Nexus 10. Also, we discuss Motorola giving discounts to people looking to upgrade, Google helping you vote and AMBER alerts now appearing in search results.

 

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Guest Russell Holly is a mobile tech writer for Geek.com and author of “Taking your Android Tablets To The Max

Discussion

1. New Nexus Line of DevicesVideo

  • Google announced the Nexus 4 which is made by LG and has a 4.7in screen. The phone is the first device to be rocking Android 4.2.
  • The Nexus 10 is a completely new product from Google and Samsung. Starting at $399, the N10 has a screen resolution that surpasses the newest iPad and a battery that Google says will give you 9 hours of video playback.
  • Google also updated the Nexus 7 tablet. The price stayed the same (starting at $299) but HSPA+ network availability was added and Google is now selling a new 32gb N7  model.

2. No LTE for Nexus 4
Surprisingly, the new Nexus 4 phone lacks LTE radios. So the N4 is not available on Sprint, Verizon and other CDMA networks.

3. Motorola Handing Out $100 Discounts To Older Phones
If you own a Motorola Android phone you might be eligible for an additional $100 discount off your next upgrade. Unfortunately, the discount only applies to a select few new Motorola phones.

4. Get Ready To Vote With Google
Google.com/Elections/Vote is your only stop for voter information on November 6.

5. AMBER Alerts Now Appearing In Google Results
Next time you search, you might see a location aware AMBER alert pop up next to search results.


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