Tech news links: 27-inch tablet; year of the phablet Written by Ced Kurtz on Monday, 07 January 2013 9:27 am. LA Times: Gadget buying expected to rise 4 percent in 2013 mashable: Man recovers stolen iPhone through dating service allthingsD: Lenovo introducing 27-inch tablet reuters: The year of the phablet? Join the conversation: Tweet Commenting policy | How to report abuse Commenting policy | How to report abuse To report inappropriate comments, abuse and/or repeat offenders, please send an email to email@example.com and include a link to the article and a copy of the comment. Your report will be reviewed in a timely manner. Thank you.