Tablet

ASUS PadFone S, ZenFone 5 LTE go live in Taiwan

ASUS is expanding its product lineup in its Asian base of Taiwan with two new devices that sound and look like two existing models but, at the same time, not quite. The new PadFone S and the ZenFone 5 LTE do resemble the AT&T PadFone X and the plain ZenFone 5, but ASUS has put some twist to perhaps make them more attractive to that local market.

TSA’s ban reaches overseas, gadgets must power on before boarding

The United States’ Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has just been given a bit more leeway to inconvenience passengers on direct flights to the US – all in the name of security, of course. On July 2, Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson put out a directive that the TSA should enhance security at certain overseas airports with flights that enter the US directly, specifically with airport checks for gadgets.

LG launches LG G Pad 10.1, biggest tablet in the series

Fresh from the success of the highly-regarded LG G3, the Korean OEM is finally rolling out its G Pad 10.1, the biggest tablet in their G Pad series, to the global market. Positioning itself as the middle ground between entry level and high-end tablets, it basically has the same features that the LG G3 is being praised for, but of course with some additions because of the larger screen and tablet functions.

NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet confirmed by certification

It seems that not only is the NVIDIA SHIELD Tablet a real thing, it could very well be coming soon. A certification registered at the Global Certification Forum or GCF reveals this device with 3G and 4G LTE support, hinting at the possibility that NVIDIA could announce the device soon.

ASUS PadFone 2 gets promised KitKat, ZenUI update

Right on the dot, ASUS is delivering Android 4.4 to its 2012 smartphone/tablet hybrid, the PadFone 2. But while many owners are undoubtedly grateful for the most recent Android version to a 2 year-old niche device, the update process for the PadFone 2 is a bit more involved and more destructive compared to other smartphones similarly updated to KitKat.

Los Angeles schools shifting from iPads to notebooks and hybrids

Los Angeles schools were originally looking to get an iPad into the hands of every student. But coming as a recent strategy shift -- it is now looking like there will be a few options to choose from -- one of which will be a Chromebook. For now distribution of the iPads have been put on hold, and options along with the Chromebook will include a Microsoft Surface Pro, Lenovo Yoga Touch and Dell Latitude E7240.