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LG G4 indeed launches June 4 with Verizon, G Pad X8.3 arrives early

The ball was in Verizon and AT&T’s court since both Sprint and T-Mobile announced full availability breakdown for LG’s sizzling hot new Android flagship. Now Big Red has formally joined the G4 launch party, although full disclosure – you may still have to wait a few days to get the swanky leather-clad gadget shipped.

Surprisingly stylish Asus ZenPad 8 shows up in press-friendly form

Unearthing an impending Android gadget while it scores FCC certification is all well and good, especially when there are also credible tipsters to confirm its identity and a few key specifications. But it’s far more desirable to check out unreleased devices in the flesh, particularly in high-resolution marketing render style.

LG G Pad F 8.0 debuts May 29 at AT&T with stylus and full-size USB port in tow

As difficult as it may seem at a first glance to distinguish between the half a dozen or so LG G Pad variants currently available stateside, the newest affordable family member actually succeeds in standing out without much effort.

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Verizon anoints LTE LG G Pad 8.3 with holy Android 5.0.2 Lollipop oil

Blasphemy? Perhaps, but we’ll bet a few of you Big Red G Pad 8.3 users feel genuinely blessed to be able to live through two drastic software makeovers already. Launched in a Wi-Fi-only configuration back in the fall of 2013 pre-loaded with Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the high-end (-ish) 8 incher spread its wings to Verizon during the following spring.

Verizon sends Android 5.0 Lollipop Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5’s way

No doubt foreshadowing a two-variant second-gen Galaxy Tab S launch, Samsung is currently pulling all the stops to tie up each and every loose end related to the Super AMOLED slate family’s original members.

Deal alert: Get $100 back on Samsung phone + tablet bundles from T-Mobile

In the market for a spanking new high-end Samsung smartphone and could be convinced to also buy a matching slate at the right price? T-Mobile has the perfect promo for you, shaving a cool $100 off any “latest” Samsung handheld bought alongside a Galaxy Tab 4 or Tab S. Here’s how it works. Let’s say more »

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A low-end Nexus 9 ‘sister’? Mystery HTC H7 tablet tipped for Q2 launch

After a good few years of catering to cash-strapped power users/Android purists with respectable albeit short of remarkable Nexus devices, Google shifted its release strategy all of a sudden, throwing its hat in the high-end ring both as far as smartphones and tablets were concerned. The “unapologetic”, uncompromising Nexus 6 and 9 went for the more »

Intel-powered Asus ZenPad 7 and 8 break cover ahead of Computex debut

While nowhere near as glamorous or crowded as year-opening CES or MWC events, Taiwan’s Computex tech fair tends to always hold its share of surprises for PC and tablet PC enthusiasts. This year, it seems local hero Asus plans to use the computer expo as an unveil stage for at least a couple of intriguing more »

Lenovo Flex 3 convertible laptops now available starting at $299

Never one to use empty promises and false advertising to edge out its army of PC rivals, Lenovo merely vowed to commercially launch the affordable Flex 3 line of “all-purpose” 2-in-1s in May back at CES in January, when these versatile Windows 8.1 machines were first unveiled.

AT&T disperses Lollipop treats to LTE-capable Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5

Samsung clearly wants everything to be perfect in anticipation of its biggest tablet launch this past year or so, taking care of the obsolete pre-loaded software on Wi-Fi-only first-gen Tab S versions and now green-lighting Lollipop delivery for a cellular-enabled model.

Huawei discreetly takes the wraps off the Full HD, octa-core MediaPad M2

Although globally unveiled top-shelf devices like the P8 and P8 Max phones or the MediaPad X2 tablet prove Huawei’s world-dominating aspirations are continuously growing, the Chinese OEM also keeps dishing out region-specific budget contenders.

AT&T releases first own-brand tablet, the 4G LTE Trek HD with Lollipop

Learning nothing from its arch-rival’s past mistakes, America’s second largest wireless service provider has decided to diversify its LTE-capable tablet portfolio with a homebrewed low-cost option. Of course, much like Verizon’s Ellipsis 7 and 8, which were manufactured and assembled by Taiwan-based ODM Quanta, the Trek HD isn’t an AT&T-built product per se.