We went hands-on with LG's newly announced its G3 smartphone, took a look at Toshiba's latest trio of tablets, learned that the legendary B-52 bomber is still a force to be reckoned with and more. Read on for Engadget's news highlights from the last 24 hours.

LG's G3 flagship is a bigger, simpler, higher-res smartphone

Today, LG announced the G3, and yes, it is equipped with a beautiful 5.5-inch Quad HD display and laser autofocusing feature. What's more, we managed to go hands-on with the handset. So click on through for our impressions and photos.

The US Air Force's oldest bomber is now a flying network

The B-52 bomber is one of the most reliable aircraft ever designed, but at over 50 years old, it seems an upgrade is in order. Now outfitted with a modernized communications system called CONECT, the B-52 plans to keep on truckin' in this era of real-time data transmission.

Toshiba's new tablets are aggressively priced, especially its $110 Android slate

Today, Toshiba added to its lineup of slates with the 8- and 10-inch Encore 2, as well as the Excite Go. Sure, they aren't the fastest tablets on the block, but they do have very attractive price tags.

Australian Apple users held to ransom by Find My iPhone hacker

A group of hackers managed to lock a few Australians out of their iPhones... using Apple's own Find my iPhone feature. Several victims were spared because they already had a passcode in place, but others weren't so lucky.