Google Fiber unveils first city to receive gigabit connections

Google Inc. has announced its plan to roll out a 1 gigabit-per-second fibre optic network in Kansas City, to the neighbourhoods where the most people pre-register for the broadband service. The broadband pipe

Published on: July 26th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Nexus 7 survives more punishment than iPad in tests

Drop and dunk tests of both the new Apple iPad and the Google Nexus 7 show the Google device is more resilient. The tests are described in a 2:50 YouTube video produced by SquareTrade,

Published on: July 19th, 2012 Matt Hamblen

Update on Google Nexus 7 shipments to Canada

Canadians who pre-ordered the Google Nexus 7 tablet from the Google Play store are wondering why third-party retailers are receiving stock while they wait to hear about their own shipping status. Google has branded

Published on: July 18th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Canadians await Google Nexus 7 shipments

Even though its official launch date is July 19, some Americans that pre-ordered the Google Nexus 7 tablet are already seeing tracking activity notices of their shipments. But Canadians waiting for the new

Published on: July 16th, 2012 Brian Jackson

Acer launches Iconia Tab A700 in Canada

Not to be outdone by Google’s announcement it will work with Asus to manufacture the Nexus 7 tablet, Acer America announced its own new Android tablet today.Like Google’s Nexus 7, the Acer Iconia

Published on: June 28th, 2012 ITBusiness Staff

Google unveils $199 tablet, Jelly Bean OS and Nexus Q multimedia player

As expected, Google on Wednesday announced a $199, 7-in. tablet called Nexus 7 that will run on Android 4.1, dubbed Jelly Bean.Built with Asus, the tablet can be ordered starting today on Google

Published on: June 27th, 2012 Matt Hamblen