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  • D_arkTrooper 10 Apr 2013 13:35:25 1,285 posts
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    Indeed it IS that easy. And if you are rooted a little app called SixAxis Controller lets you use the pad wirelessly AND to play touch screen games with the pad. All easily done.

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  • Deleted user 10 April 2013 13:48:04
    Steve_Perry wrote:
    spudsbuckley wrote:
    Got myself an OTG USB cable for my Nexus, plugged in my PS3 controller and it just works. No rooting or fuck acting about with the device at all.

    Shadowgun is excellent with it. Haven't tried it with anything else yet mind.
    That sounds good, is it really that easy?

    I would be tempted to actually game on it if I had a controller. Touchscreens and tilt are utter bollocks.
    I got the cable off ebay for around a buck (bought two just for the hell of it and the shipping still cost more than the product).

    You literally just plug it in and it works. There's also an app called Nexus Media Importer that lets you stream stuff from pen drives and whatnot.
  • crashVoodoo 10 Apr 2013 13:52:07 3,821 posts
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    D_arkTrooper wrote:
    Indeed it IS that easy. And if you are rooted a little app called SixAxis Controller lets you use the pad wirelessly AND to play touch screen games with the pad. All easily done.
    Like DT says it is that easy. The games have to support it natively via wire but for those that dont., you can root and use it wirelessly and it emulates through its own input method. Very easy. I use it for my SNES and neogeo games

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  • Steve_Perry 10 Apr 2013 15:36:38 2,504 posts
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    Might have to hitch a ride on this bandwagon then. Sounds good.

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  • Trowel 11 Apr 2013 08:30:10 16,887 posts
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    Official Nexus 10 cover is finally on the Play store, but it's 25 and only a fixed book style cover, no stand adjustment option. Rubbish. I've got a decent 3rd party one but it adds a reasonable bit of weight.
  • Shikasama 11 Apr 2013 08:31:26 6,287 posts
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    @Trowel Yeah I had a third party one with a stand but it made he whole thing so bulky that when it wasn't in its display position it was quite uncomfortable.
  • Dougs 11 Apr 2013 09:47:37 64,963 posts
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    My brother in law had a 3rd party one like the smart cover, that seemed to work well.
  • BinaryBob101 25 Apr 2013 16:06:15 21,971 posts
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    It's funny seeing mowgli ranting about build quality of the Nexus 7 in the new iPad thread. I've had mine since November, dropped it a couple of times and had a couple of near misses, but my Nexus is still in pristine condition.

    Is anyone else having issues with build quality then?

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  • Blerk Moderator 25 Apr 2013 16:15:52 48,224 posts
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    The missus has had hers since Christmas and it still looks brand new, despite my daughter practically monopolising it to play Dragonvale.
  • Stranded87 25 Apr 2013 16:17:13 768 posts
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    I sold mine recently but for the five months or so I had it it was fine.
  • TheSaint 25 Apr 2013 16:23:53 13,654 posts
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    Mine still looks like new and I use it all the time.
  • BinaryBob101 25 Apr 2013 16:27:38 21,971 posts
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    It seems he breaks anything which isn't an iPhone, or iPad. He borked his S2 as well, so I'm putting this purely down to shitty, sausage finger, user error.

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  • Iain815 25 Apr 2013 16:54:43 387 posts
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    Mines in perfectly good condition since Christmas, pretty much like new. I don't even use a cover.

    Although the speakers on it a borked, in that if I play anything over 40% volume it makes an awful rattle/tinny noise. Still not sure if I can be arsed RMA-ing it 'cause I always use headphones.
  • JuanKerr 25 Apr 2013 16:55:51 36,094 posts
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    Mine's perfect, well happy with it. Only a knob would shell out the extra for an iTwat.

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  • richardiox 25 Apr 2013 16:56:16 5,422 posts
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    Had mine six months with zero problems. Decent build quality.
  • MrTomFTW Moderator 25 Apr 2013 17:00:36 36,324 posts
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    I've had mine since Oct/Nov and it's survived beatings from my daughter and a couple of drops.

    I dunno, maybe mowgli used his as a pillow or something.

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  • BinaryBob101 25 Apr 2013 17:05:55 21,971 posts
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    For me, the build quality is far superior than the price point would suggest.

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  • SaucyGeoff 25 Apr 2013 18:12:11 2,481 posts
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    Stranded87 wrote:
    I sold mine recently but for the five months or so I had it it was fine.
    I can confirm, it's still in great nick. Very happy with it.
  • Steve_Perry 25 Apr 2013 18:37:43 2,504 posts
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    Had mine since Xmas and its good as new. Use it every day, take it places, dropped it. Nowt wrong with the build if you ask me. Not for 200 quid with a free case. Could afford two for iPad prices.

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  • BinaryBob101 25 Apr 2013 19:06:00 21,971 posts
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    After using this for so long, I wouldn't want an iPad at all. Ever.

    Looking forward to the new one soon, as it appears MrsBob wants to buy the new one and take my old Nexus.

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  • Steve_Perry 25 Apr 2013 19:08:52 2,504 posts
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    Will probably be announced at that Google conference mid may.

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  • skuzzbag 25 Apr 2013 19:40:11 5,487 posts
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    I don't know why anyone would want to battle with a dumbed down tablet like the iPad. We've replaced all our iPads at work with N7s because its a lot easier to bung software on.
  • skuzzbag 25 Apr 2013 19:40:11 5,487 posts
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  • Dougs 25 Apr 2013 19:49:58 64,963 posts
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    That's what I'm hanging on for...
  • Deleted user 25 April 2013 19:52:19
    I'll probably buy the new Nexus - and wrap the fuck out of it. Because it is a great device. The build quality and hardware of an Apple product + the pure Android Nexus software = dream device.
  • BinaryBob101 25 Apr 2013 20:09:50 21,971 posts
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    Google Play is all shiny and new.

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  • Steve_Perry 25 Apr 2013 20:12:12 2,504 posts
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    Mines not :'(

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  • Maturin 25 Apr 2013 20:16:07 2,750 posts
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    My Asus Transformer is getting a bit flaky. So am looking at getting a Nexus 7. My wife has one and it's lovely.

    But I think I'll wait and get the new one when it's announced. My wife has just got a Nexus 4 so I need something new to go one up. :)
  • eleven63 25 Apr 2013 20:16:29 1,552 posts
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    Nors mine... :(

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  • Jono62 25 Apr 2013 20:17:06 13,631 posts
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    You can get it here:

    http://www.androidpolice.com/2013/04/09/download-completely-redesigned-latest-google-play-store-4-0-25/

    This is what it looks like:

    http://www.imgur.com/e8Zx3wT.png
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