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Microsoft Will Only Support New Processors on Windows 10

Microsoft has recently stated that security updates for Windows 8 will stop this month, and we all know that leaves people with only two fully supported operating systems for windows. Currently, the choice is now between…

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Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 Also Plagued by Overheating Issues

Qualcomm’s flagship Snapdragon 810 processor has been marred by overheating issues which made a number of premium handsets uncomfortable to use during games or intensive tasks. Thankfully, this has been somewhat resolved in the latest version of…

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Court Rules NVIDIA Did Not Invent the GPU

NVIDIA has lost two patent infringement lawsuits that accused Samsung of building GPUs without its permission – effectively claiming that NVIDIA itself invented the GPU – with a third suit being thrown out as invalid. The…

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Snapdragon 820 Promises Astounding 50% Performance Increase

Qualcomm has unveiled the Snapdragon 820 CPU which supposedly offers up to twice the battery life and performance compared to the widely used, Snapdragon 810. The Snapdragon 810 is a modified version of the ARM Cortex A7…

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Qualcomm Cuts Staff and Mulls Break Up after Profits Drop 50%

After years of dominating the mobile SoC industry, Qualcomm has suffered a pretty bad quarter. Compared to the same time last year in 2014, the firm has earned 47% less profit which means they made about…

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Marshall Announces Their Very First Music Dedicated Smartphone

When you hear of Marshall, you are thinking about speakers, headphones or dedicated music gadgets for your instruments. But a Marshall smartphone? That’s something completely new and somewhat interesting. While Marshall is just ‘borrowing’ the name…

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NVIDIA to ‘Wind Down’ Icera Operations

NVIDIA, graphical dominator in the enthusiast market; has decided to pull out of its lesser known smartphone chip design and manufacturing. This follows the purchase of Icera in 2011 to bring NVIDIA powered technology to the…

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Snapdragon 815 Said to Have Lower Operating Temperatures than Its Predecessor

There have been a lot of talks regarding Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 810 and its alleged overheating problems. However, despite its latter issue claims, no conclusive tests or evidence have been found to pin it officially on the…

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MediaTek Wants to Get under the Hood of Chromebooks

MediaTek wants to take Intel’s place in Chromebooks and expand its reach beyond Android-powered smartphones and tablets. Up until now, MediaTek has been the leading chip manufacturer for Android devices. Kevin Jou, vice president and chief…

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Sony’s Xperia Z4 Tablet Ultra Rumoured to Have 4K display and 6GB RAM

A rumour claims that Sony’s forthcoming tablet will boast some very impressive specs, notably an ultra HD display and a huge RAM capacity. A post on Chinese website Padnews conjectures that the Sony Xperia Z4 Tablet Ultra…

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Mental Millet Part 2: Phone Specifications and Price

Yesterday we reported on Chinese phone manufacturer Millet processing an incredible 1.62 million phone orders over a non-stop 72-hour period, blasting the local Chinese market with their latest technology release. Today, we’ve uncovered some more information on what’s contained…

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Photo of Rumoured Amazon Smartphone Leaked

Is Amazon working on a smart phone? It’s been one of the most asked questions in the mobile industry this year and last. It seems pretty much inevitable given that the company has already got a…

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OnePlus One’s Performace Is Top Notch

  As some of you know, OnePlus is a brand new China-based mobile company created by a former Oppo executive. His goal is to create the perfect, no-compromise smartphone at a lower price than what we’ve…

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Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 808 and 810 Processors

Qualcomm certainly isn’t wasting any time. Now that the Snapdragon 801 processor is being pushed out into the wild via phones like the HTC M8 and the Samsung Galaxy S5, it’s only fitting that they announce…

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LG G2 mini Officially Announced By LG Ahead of MWC 2014

LG has revealed the earlier rumored LG G2 mini smartphone ahead of Mobile World Congress held in Barcelona on 24th of February, powered by a Snapdragon 400 or Nvidia Tegra 4i and boasting a 4.7-inch screen.…

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Qualcomm Cancels 4K Smart TV Chip, Cites Weak Demand

Qualcomm has announced that it will not be putting the Snapdragon 802 processor into commercial production. The Snapdragon 802 was a quad core processor designed to stream and process 4K content for Smart TVs. The chip…

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Qualcomm Octa-Core 64-Bit SoC Rumored To Be In The Works, Should We Expect 4K Too?

Earlier reports point to Qualcomm wanting to see 4K capable handsets this year, and they went on working on them no matter what. They also mentioned that this they would also release the first 64-bit capable…

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Sony Xperia Z2 Expected To Be Revealed Early Next Year

Sony has had some acceptable devices released this year, spanning from the Z model all the way to the Z1. Though none of them were considered as a big success, it might at least have been…

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LTE and 64-bit Support Brought Forth In Upcoming Qualcomm Snapdragon 410

It was only a matter of time before Qualcomm would try to enter the market with its own chipset capable of supporting 64-bit, though the processor does not appear to be of the high-end range. The…

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New Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 CPU To Support For 4K Video

Qualcomm has announced its new high-end processor, the Snapdragon 800. Besides the current Snapdragon 800, the 805 rises the stakes in terms of both graphical and computational capabilities. The new processor includes a quad-core Krait 450…

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HTC One Max Spotted in Public

The most wanted phone that has the word “leaks” attributed alongside its name is undoubtedly the HTC One Max, according to recent statistics. However, multiple photos of the One Max “taking a stroll” in the public were…

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Amazon to Roll Out Kindle Fire HDX in November

Amazon have launched two new Kindle Fire tablets; the 7-inch Kindle Fire HDX and the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HDX 8.9. Amazon has also upgraded the software so that the core is now based upon Android 4.2 Jelly…

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Introducing Xiaomi’s MI3, the ‘fastest smartphone ever’

It’s not been long since Hugo Barra, former Vice President of Global for Google, teamed up with Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi and already, the first smartphone is announced to roll out soon.  The new MI3 smartphone will be released…

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Nokia Lumia 1520 Will Arrive On AT&T In Early November

More details on the Nokia Lumia 1520, provided by WPCentral, note that the phone will become available from early November to AT&T subscribers in the USA. The handset itself will be unveiled a little bit earlier…

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ASUS Will Launch Padfone Infinity A86 On September 17th

ASUS has confirmed that it will be launching its next generation Padfone, the Padfone Infinity A86, at a press event in Taipei on September 17th. ASUS has yet to unveil any official details as it wants…

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LG Reveal G Pad 8.3 Tablet

In the run up to IFA 2013 LG have revealed their latest tablet creation – the G Pad 8.3. Unsurprisingly the 8.3 denotes the screen size in inches, 8.3 inches, and the screen uses a 273…

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Qualcomm Says It’s Not About Cores – Its Quad Is Better Than Rival Octa

Qualcomm has been losing a bit of ground to some cheaper ARM processors on the market and the company has produced a video to show why they are a smart choice if you’re looking for a…