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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 717603 15-Nov-2012 11:49 Send private message

I got mine with no intervention at all last night

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Reply # 717612 15-Nov-2012 12:09 Send private message

i just got my nexus 7 from Noel leeming. Man, how difficult it is to get it out the box!!!!

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Geek


  Reply # 717614 15-Nov-2012 12:11 Send private message

My portenzo case turned up this week. I got the elastic + magnets + intellistand. Apart from a few heartstopping cracking sounds as I was using the stand for the first time it's been really great :) 

http://shop.portenzo.com/bookcase-for-nexus/

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 717627 15-Nov-2012 12:34 Send private message

Can i have quick suggestion on some cases please ? Thanks.

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 718386 16-Nov-2012 17:06 Send private message

Just got mine a couple of days ago.. I ended up just ripping the first box because the damn thing wouldn't slide out, haha... OTHER THAN THAT, loving my Asus Nexus 7!

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 718733 17-Nov-2012 12:29 Send private message

16GB version for $319 from Warehouse at the moment - in their "red alert" online only sales.

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Uber Geek
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  Reply # 718781 17-Nov-2012 15:08 Send private message

Archer77: 16GB version for $319 from Warehouse at the moment - in their "red alert" online only sales.


Thanks. Just grabbed one for the wife :-)




System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR running on Gigabyte Brix, Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Logitech Revue, Pioneer AVR, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen. Harman Kardon HK AVR 254 7.1 receiver, Toshiba HD-A2 HD-DVD player, Roku XS media player

Check out my blog at lchiu.blogspot.com

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Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 718783 17-Nov-2012 15:23 Send private message

Bugger.. Got mine fro, JB Hi-Fi last Wednesday for $350.. :'(

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  Reply # 718794 17-Nov-2012 16:21 Send private message

Saidaioujou: Bugger.. Got mine fro, JB Hi-Fi last Wednesday for $350.. :'(


Great deal. I had planned on getting one from Google but since it would be shipped to a friend in CA who would bring it back, with tax and shipping it was going to be US$229. That's about NZ$282. So paying about $37 more for getting it locally is well worth it.




System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR running on Gigabyte Brix, Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Logitech Revue, Pioneer AVR, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen. Harman Kardon HK AVR 254 7.1 receiver, Toshiba HD-A2 HD-DVD player, Roku XS media player

Check out my blog at lchiu.blogspot.com

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 718803 17-Nov-2012 16:34 Send private message

I bought it on Thursday for 350 at noelleeming. But I went back to the shop and they gave me $30 gift card today .
Well done noelleeming.

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Master Geek
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  Reply # 718825 17-Nov-2012 17:18 Send private message

That was good of NL. They would have had a bit of wriggle room to avoid honouring their "Price Promise" as the red alert deals aren't really "regular, in-stock items from a local retailer" as it is online only, and online retailers are excluded.

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Ultimate Geek
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  Reply # 720704 21-Nov-2012 12:32 Send private message

testha: Noel Leeming has the 32GB at $439 preorder and the 16GB dropped to $359.


I can see the 32GB variant has been added to Pricespy.  $425 from Playtech.

Seems like I got quite a good deal from purchasing mine in Hong Kong seeing as I paid approx $388 according to my CC statement.

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  Reply # 720706 21-Nov-2012 12:37 Send private message

It looks like it is coming in at the same price as the original Nexus. I also got one for the wife from the Warehouse. Pretty nifty size wise. I got a case from here. I will post a small review on the case when it turns up.

Cheers, Matt.


http://www.ebay.com/itm/HardBack-Protective-Case-For-Google-Nexus-7-Android-Tablet-Auto-Wake-and-sleep-/121018493845?pt=US_Tablet_eReader_Cases_Covers_Keyboard_Folios&hash=item1c2d43ab95




Nexus 5, Galaxy Tab S, HP Ultrabook, Mysky HDi, 2talk, Pebble Steel

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  Reply # 720715 21-Nov-2012 12:50 Send private message

hairy1: It looks like it is coming in at the same price as the original Nexus. I also got one for the wife from the Warehouse. Pretty nifty size wise. I got a case from here. I will post a small review on the case when it turns up.

Cheers, Matt.


http://www.ebay.com/itm/HardBack-Protective-Case-For-Google-Nexus-7-Android-Tablet-Auto-Wake-and-sleep-/121018493845?pt=US_Tablet_eReader_Cases_Covers_Keyboard_Folios&hash=item1c2d43ab95


I just got mine from the warehouse also. It has one strange problem. The charger supplied won't charge the unit but will charge my Galaxy Nexus and the GN charger charges the N7. Guess it's not worth worrying about.

I got the notification for 4,2 update but I might hold off and see how it works with 4.1 since it's my wife's machine and is not so set on having the latest Android so long as Youtube works okay :-)




System One: Popcorn Hour A200,  PS3 SuperSlim, NPVR running on Gigabyte Brix, Sony BDP-S390 BD player, Logitech Revue, Pioneer AVR, Panasonic 60" 3D plasma

System Two: Popcorn Hour A200 ,  Oppo BDP-80 BluRay Player with hardware mode to be region free, Vivitek HD1080P 1080P DLP projector with 100" screen. Harman Kardon HK AVR 254 7.1 receiver, Toshiba HD-A2 HD-DVD player, Roku XS media player

Check out my blog at lchiu.blogspot.com

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  Reply # 720720 21-Nov-2012 12:53 Send private message

The charger that came with mine, oops I mean the wifes was extremely slow to charge the N7 yesterday. It did charge it but it took most of the afternoon. I updated to 4.2. I can't see any reason not to. It gives you a swype type keyboard.

Cheers.




Nexus 5, Galaxy Tab S, HP Ultrabook, Mysky HDi, 2talk, Pebble Steel

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