Google Nexus 7 Scoops Tablet of the Year
LONDON, January 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ –
This year’s T3 Gadget Awards had an overwhelming winner, manufacturer Asus. The
readers of T3 magazine cast over half a million votes for their favourite pieces of
technology, services and people and it was certainly Asus’ night. The Taiwanese company
scooped five awards in total including Tech Brand of the Year and Tablet of the Year for
their Google Nexus 7.
A sell-out sensation, the Google Nexus 7 incorporates Android’s Jelly Bean software in
a pocket-sized package. Powerful, yet lightweight, this slender tablet has a 1.2 megapixel
camera, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth capabilities and a vast amount of standby time – 300 hours.
The ceremony didn’t just honour gadgets, Carphone Warehouse
[http://www.carphonewarehouse.com ] founder; Charles Dunstone presented the prestigious
Outstanding Contribution to Technology award to Alan Sugar. Although a business magnate
who’s been in the technology industry for over 40 years, Sugar rose to notoriety on BBC’s
“The Apprentice”. The entrepreneur said he’s always been a tech geek, apparent in the
catalogue of products he’s been behind, from the first satellite dishes to his latest
venture in TV set top boxes, YouView.
Speaking at the event, the editor of T3 magazine, Luke Peters said that there’s never
been a more exciting time for the technology industry. He stated that not only is there a
fantastic range of products out there, but the standard of them is very high. With such a
huge range of tech available, multiple different ways to access the internet and so many
things to do and see online, it’s easy to feel overcome. A report released states that 1
in 3 of us feels completely overwhelmed by technology
. Those surveyed said they frequently felt that they weren’t managing their time
online as well as they would have liked. An article on Help and Support at Carphone
Warehouse has a simple breakdown of how many megabytes are consumed by typical things on
)=c%7b610a4830-6213-11e1-7216-f20203001e3d%7d ], like browsing websites and reading maps.
This way you can ensure your mobile bills and your time is managed well.
Notes to Editors
– Carphone Warehouse [http://www.carphonewarehouse.com ] is the largest independent
mobile phone retailer in the UK, with over 800 stores nationwide
– Discover how to get more from your gadgets with eye openers from Carphone Warehouse.
Eye openers is a YouTube channel which features videos of Carphone Warehouse team members
sharing useful hints and tips on everything from laptops to Sat Navs to the latest mobile
phones. With new videos being added each month, users can search through hundreds of
videos at http://www.youtube.com/user/eyeopeners.
About Carphone Warehouse and Geek Squad
In 2006 Best Buy established a partnership with Carphone Warehouse to bring its
business model and mobile phone expertise to the US market under the banner ‘Best Buy
Mobile’. Two years later, Best Buy acquired 50% of The Carphone Warehouse’s European and
US retail interests for GBP1.1billion, creating Best Buy Europe. The joint venture now
encompasses the following retail and technical support brands: Carphone Warehouse, The
Phone House and Geek Squad.
Contact: Carphone Warehouse Alison Gram PR Manager GramA@cpwplc.com
SOURCE Carphone Warehouse