Pitch in to make this Nexus 4 crowd funded dock a reality

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If you’ve been trying to find a great dock for your Nexus 4, the search may be over. German industrial engineer David Hawig has introduced his Andock, which is more of an entertainment hub than a dock on Startnext. The dock cradles the Nexus 4 horizontally and provides an HDMI out, NFC, and a fan for CPU cooling. I think it’s safe to say we’ve never seen a dock for mobile phones that comes with external CPU cooling.  » Read the rest

Nexus 7 Dock Now Available in the Google Play Store

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Great news for Nexus 7 owners patiently waiting for the much anticipated charging dock.  Your wait is finally over!  Google Play has listed the dock for an affordable $29.99.

Tech Specs for the dock list it as black with a polished exterior and rubberized base, 220(L) x 65(W) x 30(H), and at only 280 grams, it won’t slow you down when you lug it around on vacation.  The device also contains a 3.5mm audio output jack with a standard 5vDC/2A Micro USB I/O.

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Google Nexus 7 dock now available and in stock

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Late last week it appeared all the people waiting for the Nexus 7 dock to be available had a couple weeks wait ahead of them. In a bit of under-promise, over-deliver, retailer EXcaliberPC.com now has the ASUS produced dock in stock and is accepting order for $39.99. The dock provides a stand for the Nexus 7 that puts it at a nice viewing angle for movies, photos, or reading while charging the device and providing a 3.5mm port for speakers. If you are ready to order the dock for your Nexus 7 device, use the source link below.

source: EXcaliberPC.com

In Other News, The Nexus 7 Dock Is Set To Ship In 2 Weeks

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Those of who have been exercising much patience waiting for the Nexus 7 dock will finally be able to breathe a sigh of relief. According to The Verge, ASUS plans on shipping the much-bellyhooed accessory within 2 weeks for a price of $39.99, which is a little bit later than what we’ve already heard before.

So now that the expected release date is finally available, we can move forward with live finally.

source: The Verge

First look at Fulton Innovations Qi wireless charging concepts [Video]

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When we heard Fulton Innovations was demoing a tablet that could actually charge your smartphone, we had to take a look. Come to find out, that’s not the only thing the company is showing off at CES 2013. Rather, Fulton Innovations has big plans in store for wireless charging, and especially the Qi standard found on devices like the Droid DNA and LG Nexus 4.

The company envisions a future where manufacturers can release cheap, electron-infused sheets of  paper with things like speakers or buttons that can be powered by your smartphone or tablet. Who would have thought we could utilize the same standard we use to charge our device to actually power other objects. Pretty darn cool.

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ASUS Nexus 7 Dock Set To Ship On January 16th

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Sorry to be the bearer of bad news for those of you Nexus 7 owners looking forward to that elusive docking station, but it appears the shipping date has been pushed back just oh-so slightly. According to the listing found at online retailer B&H, the Nexus 7 dock has been revised to show a January 16th shipping date— which still technically falls in line with the originally expected mid-January ship date, but still gives a minor reason for concern considering there are many of you out there who were hoping for the dock arriving as early as on the 15th (or even possibly before that).

The good thing is that at least the 16th is only a few weeks away… let’s just hope owners of the tablet won’t need to wait beyond that.

source: B&H
via: Droid Life

 

ASUS Nexus 7 Dock Set To Ship To European And US Customers In Mid-January

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Those of you in Europe and the US who have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of the elusive ASUS Nexus 7 dock are officially in luck as the dock is officially due to arrive sometime this month. Reports are coming in from AndroidWorld.nl that the dock is due to arrive in mid-January, while some US retailer outlets are now showing a similar availability date after previously being slightly vague with the dock’s availability date. Just when you think the Nexus 7 can’t get any better… it gets better— and better late than never I might add.

Hopefully it won’t be too long of a wait for Nexus 7 owners elsewhere in the world.

 

source: AndroidWorld
via: Android Central

Nexus 7 dock pops up on yet another retailer’s website, still not for sale

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The elusive Nexus 7 dock just won’t stop teasing us. First it popped up on Asus Japan’s website with a mid-December release date, then we saw some hands-on time in a short unboxing video, then the dock surfaced on B&H Photography’s website with a December 30th release, and today the dock showed up on EXcaliber PC’s website where the little guy is listed as arriving on January 6th, 2013. There seems to be a lot of confusion surrounding the release of this dock, and we still have no clue whether it will show up on the Google Play store. Anyone willing to place some bets on which date they think they Nexus 7 dock will be available? I’m going with December 30th (just because I don’t like waiting).

Source: EXcaliber PC

Official ASUS Nexus 7 dock now available to pre-order from B&H Photo

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After months of rumors and even an early hands-on video, the long awaited official ASUS dock for Google’s Nexus 7 is finally upon us. Well, sort of. Eager owners can now pre-order the charging and audio-supported dock from B&H Photo for $39.99. Unfortunately, there’s no word on when exactly the little guy will ship, but it’s definitely a good sign to see it hit the intrawebs before the end of the year. If you’re the patient type, you can head to the source link below to reserve yours.

Source: B&H Photo
Via: AusDroid

Nexus 7 dock gets some hands-on time in new unboxing video

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Not long ago we reported that a Nexus 7 dock popped up on Asus Japan’s website with the likelihood of an imminent release. Well, today a new video surfaced of the dock giving us a quick peek at the retail package and the accessory itself, which sports a microUSB port and a 3.5mm speaker jack. The video seems to indicate that the dock will be released in Japan some time this week, so hopefully we will see it showing up in the Google Play store soon after. Check out the unboxing video below.

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