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Android 5.1 for LG G Pad 8.3 Google Play Edition
By Luke Jones on Tuesday April 07, 2015

Android 5.1 Lollipop is continuing to make its way out into the wild, coming to Nexus and other devices close to Google first. The next in line is the Google Play Edition of the LG G Pad 8.3, which is getting its update to the newer software build now. The slate has been rocking Android 5.0 since way back in November 2014, but it is now upgrading to the newer 5.1 through OTA updates.

Xiaomi MiPad Sells Out in Seconds
By Luke Jones on Tuesday March 24, 2015

While we still wait for Xiaomi?s arrival in Europe and the USA, the company has made its way to India and has enjoyed the kind of success that put it on the map in China. The company launched the Xiaomi MiPad in India on Tuesday and the device has been a runaway success.

LG G Pad F 7.0 Bound for AT&T and T-Mobile
By Luke Jones on Monday March 16, 2015

The LG G Pad F 7.0, the tablet that was released through Sprint last Friday, could be making its way to rival networks AT&T and T-Mobile. The Sprint device comes with the model number LG LK430, while two model numbers (V495 and V497) recently passed through the FCC and were described as "Multi-band WCDMA/LTE Tablet with WLAN and Bluetooth."

Sony Launches Xperia Z4 Tablet, the Best Android Tablet?
By Luke Jones on Monday March 02, 2015

Sony may not have had a flagship smartphone to launch at MWC today, but the company did usher in the Xperia Z4 series with announcement of the high end Xperia Z4 Tablet. The flagship slate continues Sony's recent stellar output in this market and will undoubtedly be among the best Android tablets available. It also has a unique calling card as it is the thinnest slate that your hard earned money can buy.

Samsung Loses Tablet Market Lead in India
By Luke Jones on Monday February 23, 2015

Samsung has lost considerable market share in the smartphone world over the last year, something that has been well documented. The company's slide is only really put into perspective when you see individual countries in isolation and Sammy has lost huge ground in key markets such as China, South Korea, and Japan. However, it seems the company's troubles in these important huge regions are not specific to smartphones.

HTC Working on Tablet Based off Nexus 9
By Luke Jones on Monday February 09, 2015

HTC rolled out its first full tablet last year, the problem is, the Nexus 9 is more associated with Google and Android than it is the Taiwanese company. That's because HTC produces the table to fly Google's Nexus banner. However, the smartphone maker is going to enter the slate market on its own two feet in 2015 using the Nexus 9 as a blueprint, according to reports.

iPad Mini 4 Specs and Leaked Image
By Luke Jones on Monday February 02, 2015

Right from the start you can color us sceptical about the following news, but it seems someone on Chinese social network Weibo has leaked the specs and even an image of the upcoming iPad Air Pro. Apple's oft rumored large version of its all-conquering iPad is thought to be nearing the end of development for a launch sometime this year and these are apparently the specs.

Microsoft Surface Increases Sales, $1.1 Billion Generated in One Quarter
By Luke Jones on Tuesday January 27, 2015

Microsoft's Surface Pro 3 has had some ups and downs, but it seems as though the tablet is enjoying a bit of a surge right now. Microsoft has reported that it shifted a sizeable amount of Surface Pro during its fiscal Q2 2015 (Q4 2014 calendar).

Apple to Defy Steve Jobs with Stylus Packing iPad Pro
By Luke Jones on Monday January 19, 2015

Former Apple Supremo Steve Jobs left a huge impact on the company and the tech world. So much so that when Apple goes against one of his ethos, the company is lambasted as if it should hang on every word Jobs said. A great example of this is the fact that Jobs was not particularly enamoured with the idea of a large screen stylus packing device, something Apple are now going to make this year.

Some of Samsung's Galaxy Tablet Products for 2015 Leak
By Luke Jones on Thursday January 15, 2015

You may remember last year that Samsung's 2014 tablet line up leaked early. History has repeated itself as the 2015 range of slates from the Korean company has also landed before any of the products launch.