Tag Archives: Google Nexus 7

How-To: Root The Google Nexus 7 On Windows [Video]

Here is a how-to video for rooting the recently released Google Nexus 7 device.  This method uses Wugfresh’s Nexus Root Toolkit v1.5.2.  Something I failed to mention in the video is that although my Nexus 7 is running Android 4.1.1 build JRO03D, I accidentally set up the Toolkit for use with the Android 4.1, JRN84D build.  I’ve used both set-ups… Read more

Staples Announces Google Nexus 7 Tablet Arrival Dates

While other retailers have kept quiet about the arrival of their Nexus 7 tablets, Staples has stepped up and been the first to announce when customers can expect their devices for the U.S. and Canada.  According to their site, the “playground is open”.  Patrons in the U.S. can pay $250 from now until July 10th to take part in a limited quantity… Read more

Shipping and Release Dates for Google Nexus 7

We’ve received word of a shipping date for the recently announced Google Nexus 7 Tablet.  When Google announced the new 7″ tablet at Google I/O, they said it would be shipping in 2-3 weeks and the Play Store still reads this way, “ships soon.”  From some other online retailers that have the tablet for pre-order, we’re hearing that the tablet will be… Read more

Special Edition Nexus 7s Already Hitting Ebay, Ending Soon

Here’s something we knew was going to happen within hours of I/O ending as there are several special edition Google I/O Nexus 7 tablets on ebay now.  The one pictured above ends in less than 3 hours.  If you’re anxious to get your hands on a Nexus 7 before anybody else and you have money burning in your pocket, here’s your chance!  This particular… Read more

First Custom Roms for the Google Nexus 7

The Nexus 7 isn’t even available to the masses yet and it’s first custom roms are already appearing.  So far, the custom roms we’re seeing are just tweaked stock roms.  On the surface it will still be the new Jelly Bean just being awesome.  However, there will be a few tweaks underneath the hood that you may be interested in.  Below I have the new… Read more

One Click Root Tool for the Google Nexus 7

One of the benefits of Google giving away their awesome new devices at Google I/O is that developers get their hands on these dope new devices before we do.  In a way its lame, but one benefit is that it gives developers time to play around with the devices and prepare some sweet tools for us before we even get our hands on the them.  Last week, only days… Read more

Google Nexus 7 Rooted, No Easy Way Quite Yet

Here it is friends, the is the first I’ve heard of the new Google Nexus 7 tablet being rooted.  Super Amazing Elite Recognized RootzWiki Developer birdman posted a “quick and dirty” method for rooting the tablet.  birdman says the method isn’t super easy, but he’ll be putting up an easier guide as soon as he can.  The post has instructions to guide… Read more