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Google's Nexus tablet selling fast across retail chains
msnbc.com ^ | 7/13/12 | Malathi Nayak and Alexei Oreskovic Reuters

Posted on 07/13/2012 5:08:03 PM PDT by mdittmar

Google's Nexus 7 tablet is off to an encouraging start, with major retailers running out of the gadgets as the Internet company's first entry in an increasingly crowded market showed up in U.S. stores on Friday.

GameStop said on Friday it had already run through its first two allocations of the tablet, co-developed by Google and Taiwan's Asustek that starts at $199 and has drawn glowing reviews from major gadget reviewers.

Sam's Club, the warehouse chain owned by Wal-Mart Stores Inc, and Staples listed the device as being out of stock on their websites as of Friday. Office Depot's website continued to offer the device for sale as of the afternoon.

Google unveiled the 7-inch tablet, which the company hopes will allow it to better compete against Apple and Amazon.com and funnel more people into its trove of online content, at its annual developer conference in San Francisco at the end of June.

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TOPICS: Business/Economy; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: android
Nice for the price,gotta love Capitalism:)
1 posted on 07/13/2012 5:08:09 PM PDT by mdittmar
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To: mdittmar

not for me, not one cent for 0bamaloving Google.


2 posted on 07/13/2012 5:10:05 PM PDT by SueRae (See it? Hell, I can TASTE November from my house!)
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To: mdittmar

yeah. love how it’s used to record your every twitch into some database somewhere.


3 posted on 07/13/2012 5:11:42 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (A Dalmation was spotted wagging its tail.)
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To: SueRae

Well,there are other choices out there;)


4 posted on 07/13/2012 5:12:53 PM PDT by mdittmar
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To: mdittmar

Android tablets finally have an OS designed for tablets, and now low-cost mobile hardware parts are good enough that decently-powered tablets can be made for fairly cheap. When the iPad was released, tablets in this price range were complete garbage for hardware, running an OS that even its designer said shouldn’t be put on tablets.

Now the iPad might get some real competition. Good, don’t want Apple getting comfortable on that perch.


5 posted on 07/13/2012 7:13:44 PM PDT by antiRepublicrat
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To: mdittmar

steer clear of all things google.


6 posted on 07/13/2012 7:58:15 PM PDT by 4buttons
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To: mdittmar

Nexus is pathetic to omit a rear-facing camera.


7 posted on 07/13/2012 10:19:37 PM PDT by montag813
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