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New Nexus phone spotted in Android 4.4 KitKat unveiling

New Nexus phone spotted in Android 4.4 KitKat unveiling

In today's obligatory unveiling video of the new Android statue for Google's lawn full of statues of desserts, a new Google smartphone has appeared. This may very well be the next-generation Nexus device as it does indeed have the word Nexus written on it - though in a bit of a cut with what may be some black tape over the logo for secrecy. This device looks to be replicating the look (and perhaps the feel) of the 2013 edition of the Nexus 7, what with its massive back-facing camera land and horizontal logo (which is also massive).

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LG Gallery 55EA8800 55-inch OLED TV looks like a framed picture

LG Gallery 55EA8800 55-inch OLED TV looks like a framed picture

LG has unveiled one of the most interesting looking TVs I've seen a long time at IFA 2013. The TV is a 55-inch OLED set called the Gallery OLED TV 55EA8800. This TV certainly isn't the first OLED set we've seen from LG, but it is the first to have the cool picture frame design. The screen features a very slim bezel and is mounted inside of what appears to be a picture frame.

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IFA 2013: The Pre-Show Guide

IFA 2013: The Pre-Show Guide

September is upon us, and that means IFA 2013 is close at hand, with the Berlin technology show expected to see big announcements from Samsung, LG, Sony, and more. SlashGear is off to Germany this week to see what Europe's biggest consumer tech expo has to offer, and though there have been leaks a-plenty already, we're still expecting a fair few surprises. Read on for our pre-show run down.

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LG G Pad 8.3 detailed: LG returns to the tablet fold with Full HD

LG G Pad 8.3 detailed: LG returns to the tablet fold with Full HD

This week the folks at LG have announced the LG G Pad 8.3 tablet, the first tablet the company has announced for the market in several years. Remember the double-camera-toting 3D-capable T-Mobile LG G-Slate? Todays tablet device is delivering a whole new experience - bringing on an 8.3-inch display with Full HD resolution and hardware that's rather similar to that of the LG G2 smartphone. This tablet works with a massive 4600 mAh battery while it comes in at 216.8 x 126.5 x 8.3mm large and weighs 338g, with the company aiming to maintain its hero status with long-lasting device uptime and industry-leading hardware.

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LG G2 Hands-on with benchmark tests

LG G2 Hands-on with benchmark tests

With the LG G2 the ante has been upped by LG - and not just by the addition of backside-facing physical buttons. Here we're taking an early look at the smartphone in its international iteration with a series of benchmark tests, ranging from internet-based to processor-based - but beware: this device does not have an absolute final market-ready software build aboard. Instead we've got a unit straight off the assembly line, so to speak.

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Samsung and LG considering an anti-theft “kill-switch” on future devices

Samsung and LG considering an anti-theft “kill-switch” on future devices

New reports suggest Samsung and LG are both considering a 'kill-switch' on future devices. This is said to be addressing lost and stolen devices and will apply to both tablets and smartphones. This is something we have seen Samsung talk about in the past, however this latest Wall Street Journal report also includes LG. While we already have similar tracking services available, this one looks like it will go a bit deeper.

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