Verizon LG G Pad 8.3 Getting Android 4.4.2 KitKat Update

LG G Pad 8.3

Verizon LG G Pad 8.3 LTE launch with Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean as its operating system out of the box. If you’re rocking the Verizon variant of the tablet, you may want to take a look at your notifications area.

Verizon is rolling out the latest Android 4.4.2 KitKat update for its LG G Pad 8.3, which introduces a handful of new features, enhancements and bug fixes for the tablet.

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Modbook Pro X Transforms Your MacBook Pro Into A OS X Tablet (video)

Macbook Pro

Modbook has been transforming Apple Macbook Pro laptops into touchscreen tablets for quite some time but for their latest creation the Modbook Pro X the company has taken to the Kickstarter crowd funding website.

The Modbook Pro X will transform a 15.4 inch Retina Quad-Core Mac laptop into an OS X Tablet offering a display with a 2,880 x 1,800 pixel resolution at 220 pixels per inch. Together with a digitiser pen offering users a massive 2,048 pressure levels.

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Nabi DreamTab HD8 Update Brings Android 4.4 And More (video)

Nabi DreamTab HD8

As well as launching their new Nabi Jr Tablet for kids today, which is equipped with a Tegra 3 processor. Nabi has also rolled out a new update for their Nabi DreamTab HD8 tablet that brings with it support for Google’s latest Android 4.4 operating system.

The Nabi DreamTab HD8 is available to purchase for $270 and is equipped with a quad-core processor supported by 2GB of RAM and offers 16GB of onboard storage that is expandable to 32GB via microSD cards to a maximum of 32GB when required.

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NVIDIA Shield Tablet Starts Shipping

NVIDIA Shield Tablet

The new NVIDIA Shield Tablet was announced last week, and now NVIDIA has started shipping the device, this is for the 16GB version of the tablet that retails for $299.

The NVIDIA Shield tablet comes with some impressive specifications, which include an 8 inch full high definition display with a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Q Officially Announced in China

Samsung Galaxy TabQ

Samsung continues to add more and more tablets to its product portfolio. The Korean OEM introduced the Galaxy Tab S a few weeks back, and now it seems it has more to offer.

Recently, Samsung released the Galaxy TabQ tablet in China, designed to work with China Mobile (SM-T2558) and China Unicom (SM-T2556). At the moment, the tablet is only limited to China, but we can expect Samsung to release it globally in the coming months.

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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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