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Just as the WiFi models of the NVIDIA Shield Tablet received the Android 5.0 update last week, the company has now begun the rollout for the LTE model as well. It usually takes longer for cellular variants to receive the update as the company has to account for the network radios and other functionality while developing the ROM. NVIDIA had clarified that it was waiting for carrier approval to go ahead with the update. In terms of usability, the Shield Tablet LTE will receive similar changes as the WiFi version, so don’t expect...

The Amazon Fire Phone has failed to meet the company’s expectations. And to make amends for the losses, the company has decided to offer the smartphone for a throwaway price of $199.99 off contract. The retailer initially started offering the smartphone for under $1 on contract a couple of months ago, but this new price reduction seems to have been done with Black Friday sales in mind. The smartphone still comes with an year’s subscription of Amazon Prime (worth $99), which is something to consider while getting the device. Coming...

The Kyocera DuraForce smartphone will be available via U.S. Cellular starting tomorrow, according to a release issued by the carrier. The smartphone was made available via AT&T earlier this month, so it’s no surprise that the device is launching through U.S. Cellular as well. The carrier mentions that the device will be sold through its $0 down payment monthly installment plans, but failed to mention the monthly cost. But if you’re getting the device on a 2-year agreement, it will set you back by $99, which is double the...

As we wait for Black Friday promotions to kick off, NVIDIA has announced its own sales to encourage buyers this Friday. The company is offering the Shield Tablet and last year’s Shield handheld gaming console at a discounted price when coupled with a bunch of accessories. These prices are valid only for a day on the 28th of November, so make sure you bookmark NVIDIA’s page and set a reminder to access these deals in time. The Shield Tablet bundle which consists of the tablet itself in addition to the wireless Shield controller,...

The OnePlus One is still not widely available for interested customers and we’re already hearing talk of a successor. According to an unnamed tipster cited by The Times of India, the next gen OnePlus flagship will sport more customization options, probably with more Style Swap covers available at launch. The company discontinued sales of these covers for the OnePlus One citing manufacturing issues, so it will look to rectify those concerns in time for the successor’s launch. It goes without saying that OnePlus will keep the...

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...