Google founder pleased with T3 Award win

Larry Page expresses excitement as Google takes home T3 Gadget of the Year award

Google founder Larry Page has posted his excitement at winning the T3 "Gadget of the Year" Award for the Google Nexus 7 tablet

Google was a double winner at this year's T3 Award Ceremony at Old Billingsgate Market in London, picking up the gongs for "Gadget of the Year" and "Tablet of the Year" for the Google Nexus 7 tablet. The device fended off tough competition in both categories, beating both Apple's new iPad 3 in and the Samsung Galaxy 3 in the latter and former categories respectively.

Google CEO and co-founder, Larry Page expressed his joy at winning both T3 Awards on his Google + page, saying, So excited our Nexus 7 Tablet has won "Tablet of the Year" and "Gadget of the Year" from T3 - The Gadget Experts."

Powered by the top-of-the-range Nvidia Tegra 3 processor and running on Android 4.1 Jelly Bean OS, the ASUS built Nexus 7 is one of the more affordable tablets in the market, at a price-tag of £159 (for the 8BG model),

A hearty congratulations to Google and all of the other winners at this year's awards. It's been a fantastic year for tech and innovation and we can't wait to see what 2013 has in store.

Check out our T3 Awards page for a full list of the winners and runners-up.