LG G Pad and Sony Ultra Z Both Get the Google Play Treatment

The Google Play edition isn’t quite a Nexus device, but represents another pure Android option.
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Retina iPad Mini’s Color Range Still a Shade Shy of the Best

Two new analyses of the iPad mini with Retina display reveal that the device’s screen isn’t as color-accurate as the new iPad Air or rival 7-inch tablets.
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Android KitKat Update Rolling Out to Wi-Fi Nexus 7, Nexus 10

Nexus 7 and Nexus 10 owners are in for a sweet treat today. Google announced this morning that it has begun rolling out the latest version of its mobile operating system, Android 4.4 KitKat, to the tablets. But the software is only bound for the Wi-Fi models for now. Google says the cellular Nexus 4 and 7 will get the update “soon.” Revealed last month, KitKat offers several new features, including a more immersive design and a revamped phone app.

T-Mobile’s Next Act: 200MB Free Data Monthly for Tablets, Plus Trade-In Program

The Uncarrier is at it again.
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Google’s New Nexus 7: The Budget Tablet to Beat

Small but mighty, the revamped device has an impressively sharp screen. But battery life disappoints.
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Asus’s Chief Jonney Shih Dishes on How the New Nexus 7 Came to Be

Google and Asus already had lofty goals for the new Nexus 7. Then, in January, they decided to make the project even harder on themselves.
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AllThingsD’s Week in Review: The Chromecast’s Enemies and AT&T’s Record Android Sales

The week in AllThingsD, in one convenient post. You’re welcome!
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New Nexus 7 Packs Quite a Pixel Punch, Landing a Blow at Apple

Google managed to put a 1080p high-definition display into a seven-inch tablet, while Apple’s iPad mini has yet to crack into full Retina display territory.
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Android Gets a Modest Update, Adding Improved Bluetooth and Other Niceties

The new software will ship standard on the redesigned Nexus 7 tablet, and will be available as an update for various Nexus products, including the original Nexus 7 tab.
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Google’s Sundar Pichai: One in Two Tablets Is Running Android

Though the iPad seems to get all the attention, Google’s Sundar Pichai said that Android is now running on half of the tablets being sold, with more than 70 million Android tablets activated.
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Surface Barely Ripples Web Traffic