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Google I/O no-shows: Three products curiously absent from the keynote

Google unleashed a lot of new features at this year's I/O, but what was missing from the keynote tells a fascinating story about a decidedly quiet event.


Google shows off a Nexus-like Galaxy S4 that Droid geeks will love

Should you call it the Google Galaxy S4 Nexus? We'll just call it awesome -- and expensive.


Nexus 4 may be nearing the end of its short, tough life

The Nexus 4 disappears from the shelves of two UK phone stores, stoking speculation of the model's imminent replacement.



Bigger Nexus tablet would need more than better specs

Samsung is reportedly waiting for Google's approval to build a Nexus 11 tablet, with an 11-inch display, octa-core Exynos processor, and MicroSD slot for up to 64 GB of expandable storage.


Why small-fry tablets might goose Windows 8 hybrid sales

Tiny tablets such as the iPad mini and Nexus 7 could have a counterintuitive effect on the PC market: increased hardware sales.

Prevent these issues when choosing a 7-inch tablet

A survey from FixYa details the most common complaints with the leading 7-inch slates.

Microsoft's Surface RT gets tiny share of tablet Web traffic

Sales of the Microsoft Surface RT tablet are hard to measure, but one study indicates the new device is generating a tiny portion of Web traffic—less than 1%.


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Cyber Monday sales break records for retailers

Consumers looking for deals on tablets boost Cyber Monday sales to nearly $2 billion.


Nexus 4 back in stock soon, sales set to resume

Shipments of the device will also resume this week


Google Nexus 4 review: Great specs, but bad battery life

Google's Nexus 4 provides a lot of power for a low, contract-free price, but its battery life disappoints.