Google unveiled its Nexus Q social media streaming sphere at yesterday’s I/O keynote and we were eager to get our hands on the new gadget. Thankfully, all attendees of this year’s event were treated to the Q along with a new Nexus 7 and Galaxy Nexus. We’ve wasted no time tearing it from its cardboard prison to take a look at what comes inside the box. We’re still a bit hesitant about how the Nexus Q will be received among the general population, but Google did a pretty good job of hyping it up on stage at Google I/O. Has anyone bit the bullet and placed a pre-order yet?
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