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Owners of the NVIDIA Shield Tablet will be pleased to know that the Android 5.0 Lollipop update for the device has finally started rolling out today. NVIDIA announced last week that the update would begin rolling out for the tablet on the 18th of November, so the update has arrived right on time. Some users are even reporting to have received the update a day early, so clearly NVIDIA has wasted no time in pushing the latest version of Android to its flagship tablet. Along with the expected Lollipop related features, the update will also...

The Kindle Fire HDX from 2013 is now selling with discounts of $140 and $160 for the 32 and 64GB models respectively. The discounted price is only applicable for today, so you don’t have much time to make up your mind. Last year’s Kindle Fire HDX 8.9 is quite capable as far as hardware is concerned, so you don’t have to think twice before buying the tablet at this price. The 32GB WiFi only model can be had for as low as $259 while the 64GB variant is selling for $289 down from $449. The Kindle Fire HDX packs a 8.9...

Russian manufacturer Yota took us by surprise when it announced the uniquely designed dual display YotaPhone a couple of years ago. And although the smartphone is still available for purchase in some countries, the company has decided to refresh the smartphone with new hardware and software. Known as the YotaPhone 2, the company will unveil the device on December 3 at a dedicated event in London. The smartphone was shown off earlier this year, but it seems like the company will officially announce availability and launch markets during...

NVIDIA was expected to be rolling out the Android 5.0 update to the Shield Tablet sometime soon. Today, the manufacturer has revealed that the tablet will start receiving the update on November 18. In addition to bringing a complete user interface overhaul, the update will also bring access to NVIDIA’s Grid game streaming service. Further, the company will bring an updated version of the Dabbler app with additions like stencils, layers, color creations as well as live streaming sessions via Twitch. Naturally, NVIDIA will also...

Some curious folks over at XDA have managed to put together a functioning Android 5.0 AOSP ROM for the OnePlus One handset. The smartphone is expected to officially get the CyanogenMod skinned version of Android 5.0 sometime early next year, but this is worth a try if you can’t wait till then. As of now, it is said that features like Bluetooth and NFC are non-functional while everything else appears to be pretty stable. It’s good to know that the developer community is out there to support the handset even though it’s...

Chinese manufacturer BBK is all set to launch yet another slim smartphone next month according to an announcement made by the company. This handset known as the Vivo X5 Max will reportedly have a thickness of just 4.75mm, which makes it the slimmest device to hit the markets. There’s an ongoing race among Chinese manufacturers to launch the slimmest smartphone and it seems like this device from Vivo will hold the crown for the foreseeable future. Hardware wise, the X5 Max is expected to feature a 5.5 inch 1080p display, a 1.7 GHz...

After the first batch of OnePlus One pre-orders went awry, the company promised to offer a fresh batch of pre-orders subsequently. And that day will come on the 17th of November according to the company, where the smartphone will be up for grabs starting 11 AM Eastern Time. So make sure you mark your calendars to snatch up the device in time. Just like the previous listing, the pre-order will only last an hour until 12PM ET. It is hoped that the company will avoid server related issues which marred the pre-order experience a couple of...

Amazon has launched a new voice assistant hardware called the Echo, which can interact with the user and perform a wide array of tasks. The device houses seven microphones, making it very sensitive to your voice from any corner of the house. The idea essentially is to provide users the ability to access content and media without having to pull out your smartphone. The device has inbuilt speakers too, which can hold up against any decent Bluetooth speakers out there. The Echo has been priced at $199 for regular consumers or $99 if you...