Divine intervention: Google’s Nexus 7 is a fantastic $200 tablet

Google Nexus 7 – courtest Arstechnica.com

The Nexus 7 weighs 11.99 ounces (340 grams), 2.6 ounces lighter than the Kindle Fire. While we found the Kindle Fire just a bit too cumbersome and heavy to hold up in the air while reading, the Nexus 7’s lighter weight and sleeker body means we can successfully hold it up like a book for 20 minutes to half an hour without our arm getting tired. Holding the Nexus 7 by the edge gets tiresome a bit quicker than holding it from the bottom, pinky and thumb propped in front, with the other three fingers supporting it from the back, like you’d hold a paperback open.

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Pakistani chef spices up American cooking show

Fatima Ali, won an episode of Chopped, a reality cooking show on The Food Network in the United States. (courtest: Dawn.com)

Fatima Ali, won an episode of Chopped, a reality cooking show on The Food Network in the United States. (courtest: Dawn.com)

You want to go to university to become a bawarchi (cook)?” – This is the first reaction Fatima Ali, 22, would get when she would tell friends at a highly competitive school in Karachi about her aspirations to become a chef.

It is also worth noting that she was the youngest contestant in the ‘Chopped’ episode.

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