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LG debuts LTE tablet

LG Electronics announced Optimus Pad LTE, its first tablet device with integrated LTE connectivity.

ZTE aims to drive US LTE uptake with new devices

Chinese telecoms equipment maker ZTE is aiming to take advantage of the spread of LTE services in the US in 2012 with a range of new devices equipped to use the technology

Nokia, Google taking different approaches to tablet market

It was reported that Stephen Elop, CEO of handset giant Nokia, had said that the …

IDC: Global tablet shipments fall short of Q3 forecasts

Worldwide shipments of tablet computers failed to meet forecasts in the third quarter of 2011 despite a 23.9 percent increase compared to the previous quarter

Playa Games launches first smartphone game

German online games developer Playa Games has launched its first smartphone game, an Android version of its Shakes & Fidget fantasy game

Apps making their mark in the workplace

The use of mobile apps in the workplace is set to rise in the UK, as office workers begin to demand apps that streamline business processes, help communicate with customers and allow people to access information outside the office

Google debuts Android 3.2; developer tools updated

Google announced its Android 3.2 platform release, with the updated operating system for tablets adding “several new capabilities for users and developers.”

Google nearing Android 3.2 release

Taiwan’s DigiTimes reports that Google is set to release an update to its Android tablet platform, Android 3.2, to production partners “at the end of July or early August.”

Google adds additional viewing mode for tablet users

Google is set to introduce a new feature into its future versions of Android which enables smartphone apps to be better presented on tablet devices – although developers of apps which already work on tablets will need to make some modifications to protect the screen appearance.

Tablet market sees lacklustre Q1

Analyst firm IDC said that shipments of “media tablet” devices into the worldwide channel fell by 28 percent on a sequential basis in the first calendar quarter of 2011 to 7.2 million units worldwide, “suggesting that demand for the category may not be quite as strong as recent media hype suggests.”