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anon9404682073
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5/12/2014 | 4:05:05 PM
Re: LG software?
One source worth reviewing for new Tablets is the site -- iProTablet - which features six new models to launch in May, including the iFive mini4 ($199) - which is the first 8-inch Android tablet on the market with a retina-quality, 2048x1536 display and powered by the new RK3288 processor with performance comparable to Snapdragon 800.

Also new this week and available through iProTablet is the Pipo T9 ($277) - with an 8.9" full HD display and features comparable to the Kindle Fire HDX 8.9" tablet; plus offers a 3G HSPA+ SIM card slot with Internet and voice calling function like a regular Android phone.
Thomas Claburn
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5/12/2014 | 3:38:07 PM
LG software?
>LG said its tablets will be chock full of LG-developed software and services. 

Does anyone really want software from hardware vendors? In my experience, that's just bloatware. 
Laurianne
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5/12/2014 | 1:14:54 PM
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I haven't seen many Samsung units in the wild. Anyone else? I am curious if we will see more smartwatch options (in addition to the LG) at Google I/O.
Lorna Garey
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5/12/2014 | 12:08:15 PM
Superfluous?
Seems like LG is a lot of days late here. The tablet market overall is slowing, and I don't see a reason why most people will not choose based on whose cloud holds their stuff - Apple (iPad), Amazon (Fire), Google (Nexus) or Microsoft (Surface) with Samsung as the #5 pick.


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