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Introducing the first G Series tablet: the LG G Pad 8.3

The newest addition to LG’s G series (which recently added the LG Optimus G Pro and LG G2) is the first tablet in the series and is 8.3 inches of (very) high definition. The G Pad 8.3, according to LG, is the world’s first tablet in the 8-inch class to offer a Full HD display. With a resolution of 1920 x 1200, the picture quality on this new tablet is actually even higher resolution that standard Full HD (1920x1080) displays.

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Samsung Mega phablet joins the ever-growing GALAXY lineup

Samsung added to their growing GALAXY lineup last week, with the release of the GALAXY Mega “phablet,” or smartphone-tablet hybrid.

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Smartphones flying high: Delta taps Nokia Lumia 820 for in-flight service

The next time you fly Delta, don’t be surprised if a smartphone takes your drink order. The airline announced last week that over 19,000 flight attendants will now carry Nokia Lumia 820 handsets for processing in-flight purchases.

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Vacation without batteries: don't let this happen to you

It’s happened to all of us: You’re set to jet, ready to hit the road when all of a sudden… “LOW BATTERY.” Download the Snapdragon BatteryGuru app, designed to help address the following situations.

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They’re here: HTC One at Verizon Wireless, HTC One mini at AT&T

Earlier in March, the HTC One launched with three major US carriers, AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint. Verizon fans can now get their hands on this popular smartphone as HTC announced that has released a version of the HTC One with Verizon Wireless. Powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon™ 600 processor, the HTC One for Verizon is designed to deliver the higher performance graphics, and lower power usage that make this smartphone a fan favorite on other national carriers.

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Top apps as Google Play hits 1 million mark

A year ago, Google Play had exactly half the apps they have today. 50 billion downloads and one million apps later, Google is making waves in the app marketplace. Meanwhile, Android takes the cake as the most popular smartphone platform with the most apps available for download. Google isn’t planning to slow down anytime soon, either.

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The A,B,C’s (and beyond) of back-to-school apps

From fresh pencils to new shoes, the beginning of the school year can be an exciting but stressful time for students. We’ve put together a list of some fun apps that are designed to make easing back into student mode an easy A.

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Go behind the scenes of "A dragon is coming"

You may have seen our “A dragon is coming” ad at CES. Or you may have seen it in the theaters. Or you may have seen it during the NBA playoffs. Or, somehow you missed it completely, in which case you really should watch it now. We’ll wait.

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Get This Game: Anomaly Warzone Earth

In this installment of our Get This Game series, we’ve hand-picked Anomaly Warzone Earth by 11 Bit Studios as a game that comes to life on your Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ powered device. Perfect for strategist junkies, Anomaly Warzone Earth gets your adrenaline pumping with Snapdragon integrated GPU powered graphics that draw you into a near-future Baghdad occupied after an alien ambush.

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The LG G2: Announcing a world’s first

The smartphone industry is buzzing over the announcement of the LG G2 –the first smartphone launching worldwide that incorporates the new, ground-breaking Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processor.

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