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So we're a little baffled where GroupOn has gotten these from but they're selling the 2nd generation Nexus 7 16GB model...BRAND NEW for $149 right now, which is $80 off the price they sold for new.  Of course the Nexus 9 is Google's current tablet but it's much pricier and they both run the same Android 5 Lollipop OS so if you like the smaller 7 inch form factor and want to save a ton of cash you might want to grab one of these Nexus 7s.

The 2nd generation Nexus 7 features that gorgeous 7 inch Full HD display (1920x1200) and still potent Snapdragon S4 Pro along with stereo speakers and that legendary Asus build quality.  There's front and back cameras and of course it'll always have the latest...straight from Google....version of the Android OS since it's a Nexus device.  Still a great tablet and able to run everything you throw at it.  For just $149 for a brand new unit with full warranty this might be an offer to take before they run out for good.  Hit the link below to buy one!



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Well for the first time since the Christmas holiday we see the Nexus 9 at a nice discount of $50 for all models on both Amazon.com and the Office Depot site.  Both black and white models in 16GB and 32GB form are available at the discount.  The 16GB runs $349, down from the $399 it costs on the Google Play Store.  The 32GB model is $429, down from $479 on Google Play.  With the latest version of Google's Android Lollipop OS, the state of the art NVIDIA Tegra K1 2.3 GHz x64 Processor and 8.9-Inch IPS LCD TFT QXGA (2048x1536) Display, the Nexus 9 will be fast and powerful enough to be your primary tablet for years to come.  Plus you'll always get the latest Android OS updates straight from Google...before anyone else.  Grab one or more at these sale prices at the links below.



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If you missed the deal last week for the Western Digital portable hard drive at $79.99 then you're definitely not gonna want to miss this...an even BETTER DEAL.  Right now on Ebay at the link below you can get a Western Digital 2 Terabyte 'Elements' USB 3.0/2.0  portable hard drive for just $69.99!   That's the lowest price we've ever seen for a 2TB drive...let alone one from Western Digital...the premium name in hard drives.  This is a MUST HAVE deal if you don't have a good backup drive for your laptop, desktop computer, smartphone or tablet.  With 2TB at your disposal you can save all those pictures, music files, movies and everything else you keep 'promising yourself' you're gonna make a backup of.   This hard drive also is USB powered...it doesn't need a separate power supply so you just plug it into your device and start moving files over to backup.  Seriously, these are going fast...over 1000 sold in just the last 24hrs so hurry and grab one before they're gone.  You get free shipping too!  Hit the link below:


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Like a lot of Nexus 7 and tech device users, one of my New Year's resolutions this year has been to do something that I'm guilty of not doing enough of over the past several years...backing up my hard drive on my computer and the data and photos on my tablet and phone that I don't upload to a cloud service.  I've been looking for a good portable hard drive with a lot of storage space and this 2 Terabyte Western Digital My Passport model fits the bill!  Normally sold for $99.99-$129.99, it's on sale now on Ebay at the link below for just $79.99.  This is a BRAND NEW 2TB hard drive.  That's huge folks and is more than enough room to back up most laptop or desktop computers as well as anything on your tablet or phone (photos and music!!!) you might want a back up of.  Western Digital is also a premier brand of hard drive.  They along with Seagate make most of the hard drives in computers today.  The WD 2TB My Passport Portable Hard Drive includes USB 3.0 and 2.0 functionality for fast data speeds and is powered by the USB port of whatever device it's connected to.  No additional power needed!  It's the perfect portable backup solution.  Free Shipping as well!  Grab one at the link before they're gone!

2GB is now SOLD OUT but they have a 1TB for an equally great price and at least $10-$20 less than anywhere else!  Here's the link:



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As the year winds to a close we're seeing some final closeouts on Nexus 7 2nd generation models, especially those that are manufacturer and seller refurbished.   The 2nd generation Nexus 7 features that gorgeous 7 inch Full HD display (1920x1200) and still potent Snapdragon S4 Pro along with stereo speakers and that legendary Asus build quality.  Our current pick for best deal is the below link which has the 32GB Nexus 7 Wifi for $179.99 and that is Asus Manufacturer Refurbished with a full 90 day warranty.  This is over $80 less than the original $269.99 price of a new unit and Asus Manufacturer Refurbished units are brought up to spec to be 'like new' or you can exchange for a new one.  Of course you also now get the Android 5.0 Lollipop operation system with the Nexus 7 as it always gets the latest and greatest updates from Google as soon as they are available.  Hurry up though if you want to take advantage of this deal as supplies are limited.  We also have a 16GB deal linked below as well.   Hit the links to buy one!


If you'd prefer to save a bit more you can pick up a 16GB model which is also 'manufacturer refurbished  for just $129.99 here:  16GB Nexus 7 Wifi Manufacturer Refurbished $129.99



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Hi martyh,  Yes, I mention that 32GB refurbished unit inside the first post on the front page of the forum.  I would actually recommend getting it and here's why.  While it is a refurbished unit the key detail here is that it is MANUFACTURER REFURBISHED.  That means that ASUS itself has reconditioned the unit, that it has gone through a thorough series of tests to ensure that everything is up to spec and working well and anything that needs to be replaced or fixed is before it's given a stamp of approval.   In the experience of myself and many others on the forum these are 'like new' units when you receive them.  They also come with a 90 day warranty from ASUS itself...so in case you don't like it when you get it you can get a replacement.  There are some other vendors which list as 'seller refurbished' which I'd be more leery of but since this is Manufacturer Refurbished I think you'll be happy with it.  Another thing you might consider is buying it with a credit card that has purchase protection.  Many of these cards will double the warranty automatically or even give you a year's coverage.   Here's the link to the listing on Ebay.

You can also buy a BRAND NEW 16GB Nexus 7 which comes with a full year warranty from ASUS if you're ok with a little less memory for only $149 from Group On which I posted about here.

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Google is making a special holiday push to sell as many Chromecasts as possible by including $20 in free movie credit on Google Play with any Chromecast purchase. (the $20 can also be used for apps, games or music)  This is in addition to the 2 months free of HULU Plus and 90 days of free Google Play Music which are also included as a promotion.  This deal works even if you purchase your Chromecast at a discount through Amazon ($32.49 plus free shipping) which makes the deal even sweeter.  Chromecast remains the easiest way to stream what's on your phone or tablet onto you tv enabling you to watch movies, play games and use apps in the comfort of your living room or bedroom while using your television's huge display.  Use this promotion to pick up one or two or if you already have one it makes a terrific gift for anyone that has an Android or iOS phone or tablet.   Hit the link below for the Amazon link to purchase your Chromecast before Dec 21 (to qualify for the freebees) and then go to the Chromecast Offers page to learn more about your free stuff!


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If you've been waiting to snatch up a brand new Google Nexus 9 tablet (the successor to the Nexus 7) and want to save a few bucks then this deal is for you.  Right now if you act fast you can grab any Nexus 9 model...16GB or 32GB in white or black for $50 off.  That means the prices are $349 for the 16GB (down from $399) and $429 for the 32GB (down from $479).  These are for the wifi Nexus 9s and they are BRAND NEW at Amazon at the link below.  You even get Free Shipping to boot!

The Nexus 9 specs include the state of the art NVIDIA Tegra K1 2.3 GHz Processor,  Android 5.0 Lollipop; 8.9-Inch IPS LCD TFT Display; QXGA (2048x1536), 16 GB Flash Memory, 2 GB RAM Memory, 1.6MP Front Camera; 8MP Rear Camera, 0.96 pounds; 802.11ac WiFi; 2x2 (MIMO) and of course it's a Nexus so you'll always get the latest Android updates first.  Don't miss this opportunity to get Google and HTCs hot new NEXUS 9 TABLET for a nice $50 discount.  Grab one (or more) at the link below before the price goes back up!


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Amazon has been pulling out all the stops as the lead up to the holiday season continues.  Today they've got a particularly cool sale going on for all us portable device nuts who own tablets and smartphones.  This sale is all about portable bluetooth speakers which as you know are one of my favorite 'go to' gifts for the portable device lovers in my life.  They enable you to pair up any phone or tablet and listen to all your great music or watch a movie with much better sound quality than you would through the device's built-in speakers.  They also let you share that music or sound with others which you of course can't really do with headphones.  Some of these Bluetooth speakers are weather and even waterproof for the pool, shower or outdoors use.  Others are perfect for the desktop.  Prices are slashed just for the next few hours up to 70%.   Some of these are definitely worth picking up.


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Amazon's deal of the day right now is an awesome accessory for any tablet or phone owner and here's why.  Battery life is the one demon we all fight with our devices.  No matter how great a tablet or phone is, if we constantly have to stay around an electrical outlet, it limits our enjoyment of our devices.   It'd be great if we could all snap our fingers and presto...have 2x or 4x the battery life in our existing phone or tablet but since that's not going to happen anytime soon the next best thing is to have a portable and powerful charger that you can have in your backpack, car or bag that lets you charge your phone or tablet fully when you're away from an outlet. 

That's exactly what the Jackery Giant+ Portable Charger Power Pack is and right now it's at unbelievable price...$100 off list for only $29.95.  With this portable charger which is light and small...you can literally charge your tablet TWICE or your mobile phone 4X without having to go and recharge the charger.  Just think about that.  You could take off for a weekend camping trip or day trip and not have to worry about being anywhere near a plug outlet for up to 2 or 3 days.  Just have a fully charged Jackery with you and charge your devices from it.  You can even charge two devices at once!  Now you would think a charger with this much juice would be like $100 or even $70.  But for $29.95?  This is a steal.   It's about the size of a small paperback book and works with both Android and Apple devices...anything with a Micro USB port.  At the below link you can grab one for that low $29.95 price in the aluminum orange color (which looks pretty cool) or you can pay $10 more and get it in gold, silver or black.  I just grabbed TWO of the orange.  It makes a terrific gift for students, friends, relatives or yourself and at this price it's a no-brainer.  Hit the link below to get one.


While this pic shows an iPhone and iPad the Jackery Charger works great with any Android device too
It even comes with a USB to MicroUSB cable just for that purpose

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If you've been wanting to get a wireless bluetooth portable speaker system you could use with your tablet or phone but have been dubious about some of the no-name or chinese knockoffs (for good reason) for their dubious reputation or sound quality then this deal might be for you.  The JBL Flip Wireless Bluetooth Portable Speaker System gets top ratings from the tech literati such as CNET, Engadget and AndroidPolice with the latter calling it 'the best portablet bluetooth speaker on the market' and even saying it simply 'decimates' the Jambox brand in sound quality.  Sporting dual drivers with 10w of power and up to 5 hours of battery life the JBL Flip can be used both in horizontal or vertical position. It also comes with a nifty urethane cover that it slips into when traveling.  It connects to your phone or tablet easily via bluetooth and can fill en entire room or pool area with sound.  It's a great companion to you portable devices and these manufacturer refurbished units are 'like new' for almost 40% off list price.  If some reason you don't like it they take returns 'no questions asked' as well.  The JBL Flip makes a great gift for yourself or anyone you care about this holiday season that has a phone or tablet.  Hit the link below to grab one.


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If you've been looking for an 8+ inch display tablet with QXGA resolution (2560x1600) as a big brother to your Nexus 7 you can grab a great deal if you hurry on the Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 for just $199 right now on Ebay NEW.  It sports a 2.3GHz Snapdragon 800 quad core processor, 16GB of RAM that is expandable with MicroSD and that gorgeous 2560x1600 8.4 inch display.  This price is actually less than the refurbished price some other stores are offering it at and this is BRAND NEW.  It's also a good choice for those that balked at the $399 Nexus 9 price but still want a larger display tablet with that higher resolution.  Definitely a good deal for a top tier Samsung Tab with these specs.  Here's the rest of the specs:

8.4" WQXGA TFT touch-screen display with 2560 x 1600 resolution Simplifies navigation and offers stunning images.
Android 4.4 KitKat For reliable operation.
16GB storage capacity Provides ample space for music, videos, apps and more.
Quad-core processor With 2.3GHz processor speed for optimal performance.
2.4GHz and 5.0GHz Wi-Fi 802.11a/b/g/n/ac network Enables quick and easy wireless Web connection, so you can access streaming content, social networks, e-mail and more.
Bluetooth 4.0 LE technology Allows simple wireless pairing with compatible devices.
Multi Window capability Lets you interact with more than 1 window simultaneously.
2.0MP front-facing and 8.0MP rear-facing cameras Help you capture crisp shots.
microSD card slot Allows you to expand storage by up to 64GB with a compatible card (not included).
GPS with GLONASS Helps you easily locate destinations in unfamiliar areas.
Built-in stereo speakers Project clear, robust sound. Headphone jack enables private listening.
USB 3.0 port For easy connectivity.

Here's the link:



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The Chromecast is on sale today at BestBuy.  Normal price is $35 but they have it for only $22.99.  That's a pretty steep discount.  Pick one or two up before the price goes back up.  It's a great way to stream content from your Android phone or tablet to your big screen tv...games, movies, apps, whatever.  It's a pretty awesome device.  If you haven't yet...Get one.  Here's the link.   http://www.bestbuy.com/site/google-chromecast-hdmi-streaming-media-player/9071056.p?id=1219013308425&skuId=9071056

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We want to wish all our forum members and their families in the U.S. a very Happy Thanksgiving from Nexus7Forum.com!!!  We hope you all are able to spend a fantastic day with your loved ones and enjoy an awesome Thanksgiving feast. 
Happy Thanksgiving Everyone!

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