Google Nexus 5 and KitKat, iPad Air, Pebble, and LG G Pad 8.3 (MobileTechRoundup show #309)

Summary:As we approach the end of the year, there continue to be new mobile device announcements. Kevin and I have been using a few new devices and enjoyed chatting about them on the show.

Google revealed the Nexus 5 since our last podcast and so we started off MobileTechRoundup show 309 talking about the device and Android 4.4 KitKat. Show topics include:

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  • Nexus 5 and KitKat 4.4 impressions.

  • First look at Amazon’s Kindle Fire 8.9 HDX

  • iPad Air (Kevin sold his Nexus 7 for this. WHAT?!?)

  • Matt made another couple purchases, how long with they stay around?

  • Thoughts on iPad keyboards: Targus and Zagg units in hand.

  • Pebble announces iOS 7 support and SDK 2.0

  • LG G Pad 8.3 hands-on

Running time: 84 minutes

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Topics: Mobility, Google, iPad


Matthew Miller started using mobile devices in 1997 and has been writing news, reviews, and opinion pieces ever since. He is a co-host, with ZDNet's Kevin Tofel, of the MobileTechRoundup podcast and an author of three Wiley Companion series books. Matthew started using mobile devices with a US Robotics Pilot 1000 and has owned more than 2... Full Bio

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