News Briefs: Nokia N1 on sale in Taiwan, Wi-Fi support coming to G Watch R & more

Nokia N1Nokia N1 tablet goes on sale in Taiwan

As expected, Nokia’s N1 tablet is now available in the Taiwanese market. The tablet can be grabbed from at NT$8199 in Grey or White colour options.

Taiwan is the first market outside China to get this Nokia tablet. There is no word on whether Foxconn (handles sales and marketing of Nokia N1) plans to release it in other countries. You can read more about the Nokia N1 in our original launch report. [via]

LG to add Wi-Fi support to G Watch R

After Google recently revealed that LG G Watch R won’t get the Wi-Fi support in the latest Android Wear update, LG has noted that even though recent Android Wear update might not activate Wi-Fi support in the smartwatch, it plans to release a software patch in Q3, which will do so.

“The original LG G Watch was not designed with Wi-Fi in mind and will not have this capability even after the Android Wear update. LG G Watch R will require a maintenance release after the patch update to Android Wear-access Wi-Fi networks. LG engineers are preparing the patch now for availability in the third quarter,” LG said in a statement.  [Source]

NVIDIA rolls out Android 5.1 update for SHIELD Tablet

NVIDIA has started rolling out the Android 5.1 update for its Shield Tablet. The update is now available over-the-air and will soon reach all Shield Tablet units.

In addition to Android 5.1 specific changes, the update also brings new firmware for Shield controller, improvements for camera/ audio / modem and improved display performance. You can check out the full change-log below. [Source]SHIELD Tablet update

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