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Acer quietly intros Iconia Talk S, yet another voice call-supporting tablet

Admit it, you reckoned gadget manufacturers went mad when starting to unveil 7-inch tabphones. But somehow, they seem to have grown on people, particularly in Asia, so nowadays, everyone from Samsung to Lenovo to Asus to Acer has at least one or two to offer their eccentric customers.

Deal alert: HTC One M8 Harman/Kardon Edition for free with Sprint pacts

Yo, audiophiles, yank them $200 “high-performance” headphones out of your ears, and listen up. Sprint has a little something, something for y’all in its Black Friday promotional build-up.

Verizon beefs up LTE tablet lineup with LG G Pad 7.0 and 10.1

As if Verizon customers didn’t have plenty of 4G LTE tablet options already, the nation’s largest wireless network sees its Android slate family grow by two today. Just in time for the holidays, the G Pad 7.0 and G Pad 10.1 join LG’s other high-speed “mini-PC”, the G Pad 8.3.

Here’s another “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” for your Friday

Last night’s “Celebrities Read Mean Tweets” is the 8th in the Jimmy Kimmel Live series and features celebrities like Gerard Butler, Lena Dunham (my favorite mean tweet), and even Britney Spears. So, procrastinate your work a little longer and check it out.

Home for the holidays: 5 gadget gifts for your kids in college

Not sure what to get your college student for the holidays? Check out these helpful, student-friendly gadgets.

Rumor: Blackberry’s savior is codenamed Rio, coming in 2015 with no QWERTY

2014 hasn’t been the worst year in BlackBerry’s history, but the Canadian company’s recent product releases are yet to stabilize its struggling financials. Nor are we seeing any potential for a sudden reversal of fortune in the near future, although Passport sales have reportedly started on a high.

UK retailer Tesco launches own-brand low-cost Connect 7 Windows tablet

The unveil of Tesco’s first-gen Hudl Android tablet left a lot of people scratching their heads in confusion last fall, but clearly, the British grocery retail market leader knew better than its skeptics. Not only has the Hudl recently spawned a sequel, proving the original was a box-office success.

Eager for Android 5.0 Lollipop? You might want to wait

Each new generation of the Android OS has brought about great improvement and much excitement. It tends to both work and look better. And who doesn’t like the little android bot with the latest sweet treat in hand? Lollipop. Such fun!

Android One smartphones on track for Lollipop updates ‘around January’

Android 5.0 has slowly made its way to (nearly) all Nexus family members, so naturally, Google Play Edition devices are next in line. Then, it should be the turn of Android One program participants to score Lollipop goodies. Shouldn’t it?

Sony offers Xperia Z3 owners three (six?) awesome free movies for Black Friday

Black Friday deals come in many shapes and sizes, but usually they involve discounts or special gadget bundles. Sony seems to swim against the current this year, letting Xperia Z3 users enjoy a few riveting movies for free.

Boost security with EyeLock iris scanner, available now to consumers

Face it. You have hundreds of different logins and accounts to services and websites all over, and you will never ever remember all passwords for each. That is, unless you reuse some simple password for each. But then the risk of getting hacked and having your accounts and identity compromised shoots into the stratosphere.

LTE-capable Google Nexus 9 rolling out through T-Mobile in early December

Pondering a Nexus 9 purchase but would like to always be one tap away from going online? The LTE-enabled version of the Google-powered tablet is right around the corner, at least on T-Mobile.