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Android 4.4, also known as KitKat, is the most recent version of Google’s popular operating system and it’s already shipping in several new devices around the world. But what about the 900 million or so Android devices that have been sold to date? How do you know if your phone or tablet will get a sweet KitKat upgrade? Here's a guide to the major manufacturers and their KitKat roadmaps.
The twin titans of the Android input app world both announced big upgrades today. SwiftKey 4.3 has exited beta, consolidating what were previously two separate apps into a single application. Simultaneously, Swype 1.6, a new version of the app studded with new features, has been released. The enhancements to both are considerable, renewing the battle over which app is the best system for entering text into your Android device.
After winning the hearts of many savvy tablet lovers with the original Nexus 7, Google raised the stakes even higher with the 2013 edition of its popular 7-inch model. The second generation Nexus 7 tablet is thinner, lighter, faster, and stocked with enough new features to keep tablet fans smiling.
Announced at the Nokia World event in Abu Dhabi, Nokia’s first Windows tablet, the Lumia 2520 is powered by a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 processor designed to keep you connected, entertained and productive everywhere you go, all while optimizing battery performance.
Today LG Electronics announced that its latest tablet, the LG G Pad 8.3, is officially available for sale in the U.S.
If you think the Amazon Kindle is just for reading, Amazon’s new Kindle Fire HDX series tablets are here to change your mind. The new series comes in 7-inch and 8.9-inch versions both packed with new hardware, including the super fast and powerful Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 800 mobile processor, and software that makes these two Kindle Fire HDX series tablets the ones to beat for work and play for the upcoming holiday season.
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.
Tablets are reaching critical mass, with users using the device for everything from Web surfing to work. Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ processors are designed to keep your tablets performing at breathtaking speed without compromising battery life.
PCMag.com announced their first Editors’ Choice award for Windows RT tablets, and the winner is… the Dell XPS 10, featuring a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ S4 Plus Processor.
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