Microsoft Confirms That The Surface Mini Has Been Killed

Surface Mini

Before the new Surface Pro 3 was launched, there were rumors that Microsoft would launch a new Surface Mini tablet, although the device was pulled at the last minute before Microsoft’s Surface press event.

Microsoft has now confirmed, in their latest earnings report, that their Surface Mini tablet has been killed off, and it looks like we will not see this device in the future.

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LG G Pad 10.1 Launches on Best Buy for $249.99

LG G Pad 10.1

Earlier this month, LG announced the mid-range LG G Pad 10.1 tablet. At the time of launch, LG didn’t reveal the price tag it will carry in the US, but it seems we have an answer to that now.

The LG G Pad 10.1 will be available at Best Buy for $249.99, both online and in-stores as well. The tablet doesn’t offer top-of-the-line specifications, but it’s still good enough considering its price tag.

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Lenovo Isn’t Ditching Windows Tablets In The US

Lenovo

Not too long ago, some rumors said Lenovo may stop selling small screen Windows tablets in the US due to lack of interest from the customers.

The rumors were intensifying, but Lenovo has jumped into the whole situation and mentioned they are not ditching the small size Windows tablets. The company mentioned they will continue to sell both 8 and 10-inch Windows tablets in both the US and non-US markets.

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Virgin Media TV Anywhere App Launches On Kindle Fire Tablets

Virgin Media TV Anywhere

Subscribers to Virgin Media that also own Kindle Fire tablets can now download a new application released this week to provide access to the Virgin Media TV Anywhere application from their Kindle Fire tablets.

The Virgin Media TV Anywhere Android app was launched at the end of last year and the latest edition to the app line-up can now be found over on the Amazon app store for Kindle Fire tablets.

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NVIDIA Shield Tablet Press Render Leaked

Nvidia Shield

We’ve heard a little about the upcoming gaming tablet from NVIDIA dubbed as the Shield tablet in the past. The tablet is expected to target gamers, and will harness the power of the Tegra K1 processor.

Recently, @evleaks posted a press render of the purported NVIDIA Shield Tablet. The alleged tablet was first leaked with the codename Mocha, and was even spotted on GFXBench as well as GCF results.

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VIA Viega Rugged Android Tablet Unveiled With Custom Enterprise Options

Rugged Android Tablet

VIA has this week unveiled a new addition to their range of rugged Android tablets with the launch of the new VIA Viega which has been designed to be used at POS stations and where a normal consumer tablet might not last too long.

The VIA Viega is fitted with a touchscreen 10 inch display offering a 1280 x 800 pixel resolution and is powered by a 1.2 GHz ARM Cortex-A9 dual-core processor supported by 1GB of RAM and Mali-400 graphics.

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Verizon Announces Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, Pre-orders Starting Today

Xperia Z2 Tablet

We’ve seen a few rumors in the past few months, hinting at the launch of the impressive Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet on Verizon in the US. Last month, the well-informed @evleaks also posted a press render of the device carrying Verizon’s branding as well.

If you’re waiting for the tablet to hit the US shores, you be glad to know that Verizon has finally announced the Sony Xperia Z2 Tablet, with pre-orders kicking off today.

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