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Julie’s gadget diary – Back from vacation, how did the Nexus 7 work out as my laptop replacement?

on Monday, October 14th, 2013

Last week I was down on Sanibel Island, Florida for vacation. I had the bright idea that I would leave my 13″ Macbook Air at home and use my shiny new Nexus 7 (2013) Android LTE tablet as a laptop replacement. For those of you who are regulars here, you may remember a similar scenarioRead More…


MobileFun Ultimate Nexus 7 Accessory Pack review

on Friday, March 8th, 2013

With the exception of my cellphone, no other gadget spends more time in my hand than my Nexus 7. I use it for gaming, email, web surfing, social media engagement, music, videos, RSS reader, Skyping, and as a bedtime alarm clock. I am always looking for accessories for it.  Kinda like those people who areRead More…


GearZap Nexus 7 Case-Compatible Desktop Sync and Charge Cradle review

on Thursday, February 28th, 2013

My favorite gadget right now is my Nexus 7 tablet.  I don’t go too many places without it, because it has become a natural extension of my work and my leisure. And so, I am always on the lookout for accessories for it.  But all accessories are not created equal, as you know.  When GearZapRead More…


Poetic Slimline case for Asus Google Nexus 7 review

on Monday, December 24th, 2012

My search for a Nexus 7 case continues.  I’ve been down the cheap path, and then looked at the premium option, but what lies in that middle ground ? Poetic is a company makes cases for heaps of devices, and they were good enough to send me a Slimline case , one of about 10Read More…


eBay slim magnetic smart cover hard case stand for Google Asus Nexus 7 Tablet review

on Thursday, November 1st, 2012

  When I received my Nexus 7,  I knew I wanted some sort of  cover. I know it’s a pity to cover up such slim and sleek items, but you do have to protect them while you’re out and about, or it’s thrown into your gadget bag.  It actually fit really well into my LeatherbackRead More…

Devicewear Ridge Nexus 7

Devicewear Ridge case forAsus Google Nexus 7

on Monday, October 15th, 2012

I’m a bit fussy about the cases for my devices.  They mustn’t add too much bulk or weight, they mustn’t cover the bezel, and they must have some sort of stand functionality.  Well it looks like The Ridge from Devicewear might meet all my criteria.  Adding on only 7 mm and 4.2 ounces, the folio-style case allowsRead More…


Treegloo Nexus 7 Case – Woodn’t you like one?

on Friday, October 5th, 2012

Want a case for your Nexus 7, iPad 2/3 or Kindle Keyboard that’s just that little bit different?  Treegloo might be for you.  Custom-made and handcrafted using environmentally friendly and sustainable materials, Treegloo offers 10+ cover colors, 27 interior designs, 6 frame finishes and 4 closure options. Creating a unique case that fits your personality shouldn’t be tooRead More…

phantasm nexus7

Phantasm Tempered Glass Screen Protector For Asus Galaxy Nexus 7

on Sunday, September 30th, 2012
Posted in: Android related, News

We tend to cover quite a few screen protectors for various devices here on The Gadgeteer, however most of them are made of some sort of  soft and flexible PET film.  The biggest issue is that as your screen size gets bigger, in my experience, the harder it is to get these films onto your screen cleanlyRead More…

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Nexus 7 Has You Covered

on Wednesday, August 8th, 2012

If you got onto the Nexus 7 train, unlike other Android users you won’t be short of official accessories.  After the release of the Google flip cover, it appears that there’s a number of new Google “sanctioned” ASUS cases coming, according to Mobilefun in the UK. New accessories listed include: Stand case – for propping up the tabletRead More…


Google Nexus 7 Sleeve and Case Options Unveiled by WaterField Designs

on Thursday, July 26th, 2012

Our friends at WaterField Designs have just announced a nice collection of Google Nexus 7 sized sleeves and cases. There are 7 products that are perfectly sized to hold the new Nexus 7 Android tablet or another similarly sized device such as the Kindle Fire, Barnes & Noble Nook and other 7 inch tablets. TheRead More…