Google Nexus 7

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  1. Jr Mouse

    Jr Mouse Senior member Dubiously Honored

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    The smartest thing Apple could do with a 7 inch iPad is keep the aspect ratio of the larger one. I find the widescreen ratio on these smaller tablets absurd and a hindrance to usability.
     


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    Absolutely think Apple will keep the same aspect ratio on the 7.85 model.
     


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    It would do nothing for them if they change the aspect ratio (the UI is predicated on the aspect ratio being consistent across screen sizes)
     


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    easiest decision ive made. $250. boom!
     


  5. the shah

    the shah Persian Bro #2 and enabler-in-chief

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    so been a few days now, you guys liking this ?
     


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    A good price but the Samsung galaxy tab has to be one of the best tablets you can get. So no for me.
     


  7. PooJou

    PooJou Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, love it. It's such a powerful little thing.

    I wonder if there is a 10" in the works tho.

    And if it had a stylus WELL, that would have made my day.
     


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    Best $250 I've spent
     


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    Id probably pull the trigger but for the omission of a couple of features:

    -No 3g/4g
    -Homescreen cant do a landscape view (wtf?) Although I suspect this will be fixed in a software update...
    -HDMI port. This is a place they could have actually gotten a leg up on google, rather than offering a poor mans iPad. Would have been great for transporting presentations, and could have hooked up to the TV for netflix and stuff.
     


  10. PooJou

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    Yeah, don't count on 3G/4G - Google have had a rough enough time with carriers as it is. HDMI port would have increased the price - it's not a poor man's iPad perse- it's just taking the features of the ipad that 90% of people use (and bugger all use it to output presos or plug into your tv to do netflix)

    (also airplay etc. can easily 'fix' that)
     


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    NAMOR Senior member

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    What are you guys using for sleeves? Screen protectors? Looking to pick up a decent quality leather case
     


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    PooJou Well-Known Member

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    Naked :)

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    NAMOR Senior member

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    ^ ha. im using a soft felt shoe bag
     


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    I believe the Nexus Q was supposed to be the decision to not go with an HDMI port. The Q would display on TV and through speakers (built in amp) what you want to show from your tablet, phone, computer etc over WiFi.
     
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    I think its ok and a great price but it lacks features such as extendable memory which is important in this day and age
     


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