Google Posts Factory Images of Android 5.0.2 for Nexus 7 (2012)

Nexus 7

If you’re in possession of the Google Nexus 7 (2012), and don’t want to wait for Google to push out the Android 5.0.2 to the tablet over-the-air, you can manually flash it to the latest version as Google has posted the factory image for the latest operating system.

The latest Android 5.0.2 comes with a build number LRX22G, which is different from the current Android 5.0.1. At the time of writing, the factory image was available for the first generation Nexus 7 tablet, and not any other device.

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Nvidia Offers Shield Tablet Bundle With Games for $399

Nvidia Shield

Nvidia is now offering a special bundle for its gaming tablet — Nvidia Shield. The promotion described as Bundle in a Bundle comes with the Shield Tablet LTE version, as well as a gaming controller and three games to test the capabilities of the tablet.

The bundle costs $399, and includes, console-grade controller, NVIDIA GRID gaming service, three games (Portal, Half-Life 2, Half-Life 2: Episode One), as well as the Shield tablet.

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BBC iPlayer Radio Tablet Exclusive App Launches For iOS And Android

BBC iPlayer Radio Tablet

The BBC has this week released a new dedicated BBC iPlayer Radio tablet application that is now available to download and install on both iOS and Android tablets, providing users with a custom user interface that has been specifically designed for larger screen devices.

The BBC has developed the tablet app as feedback from users using their existing iPlayer Radio applications available for smartphones. Building the new BBC iPlayer Radio app from the ground up exclusively for tablet devices.

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Vido W8C Freedom Light Windows 8.1 Tablet Launches For $100

Windows 8.1 Tablet

Vivo has this week added a new addition to their range of Windows 8.1 tablets, in the form of the newly launched Vido W8C Freedom Light that is fitted with an 8 inch IPS display offering users a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels.

The Vido W8C Freedom Light tablet is expected to launch for around $97 or 599 yuan and comes equipped with 2GB of memory and 32GB of storage for that low price.

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LG Tab Book Duo Windows Tablet Launches In Korea

LG Tab Book Duo

LG has this week launched a new addition to its range of Windows tablet in the form of the LG Tab Book Duo, that comes fitted with a 10.1 inch multitouch IPS display and running Microsoft’s latest Windows 8.1 operating system.

LG has equipped their new Tab Book Duo Windows tablet with an Intel quad-core processor but unfortunately at the current time hasn’t release the exact specifications or processor type.

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Huawei Launches The Affordable Honor T1 Tablet

Huawei Honor T1

Huawei has recently announced another new tablet to join its product portfolio, the Honor T1. The tablet comes with a unibody design, and an affordable price tag.

The tablet is set to launch later this month in Europe for €130, and will ship with Android 4.3 Jelly Bean as its operating system pre-installed out of the box.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 Is The Least Breakable Tablet (Report)

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4

Tablets are fairly popular among the masses as they are portable compared to laptops, and can get most of the things done. But, they are electronics, and as you carry them along with you all the time, there’s a risk of you dropping it, or any other unexpected accident.

Recently, SquareTrade, a company which offers extended warranty for electronic products, revealed a list of the least breakable tablets, giving them a rating from one to ten with ten being the most easily breakable tablet.

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Google Nexus 9 Magic Cover Available for $39.99

Google Nexus 9

The HTC Nexus 9 came with a few accessories including the Magic Cover which provides protection to the tablet, and can also act as a kickstand if you want to watch videos.

If the Nexus 9 keyboard folio case is not something you like, HTC is now selling the Magic Cover for the Google Nexus 9 tablet for $39.99. The cover was listed in several color options, but HTC is only selling the Coral Amethyst variant.

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LTE Google Nexus 9 Hits The Google Play Store As Well


Not too ong ago, T-Mobile started selling the LTE variant of the Google Nexus 9, and shortly afterwards, the tablet went up for sale on the Google Play Store as well.

The tablet is available with 32GB of internal storage only, while the 16/32GB storage of the tablet is only available with the WiFi variants. The tablet costs $599.99, which is a similar price tag as offered by T-Mobile.

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Jolla Tablet Raises Over 1.8 Million And Will Now Feature Split Screen


Just over a month ago the development team behind the Jolla Tablet launched an Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to help manufacture the world’s first crowd sourced open source tablet.

Initially the Jolla tablet campaign aimed to raise $380,000 to manufacture the Jolla Tablet, although this figure was passed in just a few hours of the camping launching, and now the campaign has finished raising a massive $1,824,055.

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