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You won't be left too far behind without it, but Android 4.1 Jelly Bean is a worthy update that brings improved voice search, notifications, and sharing.
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With its slim design, fantastic screen, and oodles of power, the Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is a superb smaller tablet, and a worthy competitor to the ever-popular iPad Mini.
Loaded with a quad-core Nvidia Tegra K1 processor and an expandable memory slot, the $240 slate will make its debut in China in June.
Although the MediaPad X1's software is unquestionably clunky, it still has a lot going for it. If you're struggling to decide between buying a new phone or a new tablet, the X1's 4G LTE capabilities make it a fair compromise.
Still, fragmentation remains a thorn in the side of Android, especially compared with the relative ease of Apple's iOS updates.
Did you know that you can access various Xbox One and PS4 features from your smartphone or tablet? It's relatively simple to set up; here's what you need to know.
Android 4.4 KitKat will get its first update in the next few days, Google has promised, with the main focus the Nexus 5's disappointing camera.
This story initially misstated the name of the Android update. It is 4.4.1.
The new update to Android speeds up photo snapping and fixes a few camera problems on the new Nexus, says The Verge.
Downloadable games from Sony and Microsoft are all several quid more expensive than their physical counterparts, despite no box or shipping costs.