The vast majority of operating systems for tablet and ebook readers are based on Google’s portable, open source Android operating system. Whilst Google do not exclusively produce hardware themselves, they have chosen to brand specific hardware with their name, most notably the “Nexus” range of smart phones and tablets. This hardware is 100% tested and approved by Google and marketed by them as being perfectly compatible with their operating system and apps, although of course the majority of Android based platforms will run the software… Read the rest
Google has launched its first tablet which means that now the entire tablet scene will undergo a major transformation. Google has entered the field with many firsts: Nexus is the first tablet ever made to work on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and is also the first of this size to feature the NVIDIA quad-core Tegra 3 Processor. Furthermore, the high screen resolution of 1280X800 is a new introduction against the commonly used screen resolution.
At the attractive price of $199, Google Nexus seems quite… Read the rest