erroneous, HP's Android-packing Slate 7 has popped up at the company's UK store with a £129 price tag and a promise of availability on May 1st. That's pretty much in line with the date originally scheduled for the 7-inch, 1,024 x 600, 1GB RAM, dual-core A9 Jelly Bean device, though UKers are taking a bit of a bath on the roughly $200 price, which HP said would be $170 in the US. There's no word yet on exactly when you'll be able to grab the Slate 7 stateside, but HP's US site (at the More Coverage link) is still saying April. Meanwhile, Brits can pre-order at the source link.
LG plans to launch a flexible OLED smartphone before the end of the year, the company’s VP of mobile has confirmed, though it’s unclear to what extent the work-in-progress handset will actually flex. The OLED panel in question is the handiwork of LG Display according to VP of LG mobile Yoon Bu-hyun, the WSJ reports, with the proposed device set to launch sometime in Q4. LG Display’s work on flexible OLEDs has been underway for some time, though the company’s efforts have perhaps been overshadowed somewhat by rival Samsung’s YOUM development. Last year, according to a Korea Times report, LG Display was preparing for