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Android engineer talks updates and the “Check for Updates” button

We recently learned Android 4.4 Kit Kat had begun rolling out for Nexus 4 users. Basically, that means Google has begun offering the update in batches, and on the flip side, it likely also means that many Nexus 4 users navigated into the settings and have been repeatedly tapping the Check for Updates button. Well, Dan Morrill from Google has taken to Reddit and shared a bit about the update process and about using that button.

LG G Flex self healing ability put to the test

LG has been showing off the self healing ability of the G Flex smartphone recently. The video they released had the handset being scuffed with a bronze brush in even strokes, which as many decided -- that may not be an accurate real world test. Thankfully though, we have the internet and that means someone is generally going to be willing to step up.

Lenovo ThinkPad X131e Chromebook goes rugged for schools

Lenovo is aiming for the education market with their latest notebook announcement. The particular notebook is a Chromebook, specifically, the ThinkPad X131e Chromebook and it sports a rugged design. Some of the rugged features include a rubber bumper, reinforced ports to minimize chances of accidental damage and a stronger keyboard that protects the keys from being removed.

Qualcomm Toq availability set for December 2nd

We spent a bit of hands-on time with the Qualcomm Toq smartwatch back in September. Qualcomm offered a decent look at the watch at the time, however the pricing and release details were a bit more open ended. Regardless of what was, or wasn't said at the time though, Qualcomm has dropped a press release this morning and announced the price and release date for the Toq smartwatch.