Intel announces 64-bit CPU’s for Android devices

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Mobile World Congress has something else up its sleeve for the Android world; not only have we seen Android powered Nokia devices, new Sony products, and more, but Intel have also just officially announced their new 64-bit processors. Intel have shown off two different chips named Merrifield ...

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Qualcomm rolls out 8-core Snapdragon 615 CPU

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Qualcomm on Monday kicked off Mobile World Congress with a pair of new mobile processors. Today sees the chipmaker adding the Snapdragon 615 and 610 to its lineup. The Snapdragon 615 is the company’s first commercial octa-core CPU solution with integrated LTE and 64-bit capabilities. ...

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Huawei unveils MediaPad X1, the lightest 7-inch tablet in the market

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If you are a mobile industry enthusiast such as me then you’ve got to love MWC. Three days of pure mobile madness. The Chinese manufacturer announced four products during its press event; the MediaPad X1 and M1 tablets, 4G powered Ascend G6 and TalkBand B1 accessory. The device that draws ...

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Hands-on with Blu Life Pure

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Initial Design at a Glance The Blu Life Pure features a 5.0″ 1080p display, 1.5GHz quad-core processor, 13MP rear/5MP front-facing camera, 2GB RAM and more. This device is Blu’s flagship for the start of 2014 and runs Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. With no contracts to worry about, the ...

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Google I/O being held June 25 to 26, new registration system coming

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Those looking to try to nab a ticket to the 7th annual Google I/O won’t need to scramble the second registration opens this year. Sundar Pichai, Google’s senior vice president of Chrome, Apps, and Android, just announced that Google I/O 2014 will be taking place in just 126 days ...

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(UPDATE) LG announces the G2 mini ahead of MWC launch date

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A few days ago, LG posted a photo on Facebook hinting at a Mobile World Congress launch date for the LG G2 mini. The company came out today, ahead of the launch date, and officially announced the new miniature phone. A decent amount of the specs were already leaked, so there isn’t a whole ...

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Huawei’s MWC teaser gets in jab at Apple, Samsung

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Chinese manufacturer Huawei just released a teaser video unveiling some of its plans for Mobile World Congress next week. The video talks about a new tablet with “a beautiful slim design” and long battery life with “days of use,” a new smartphone with “an amazing front ...

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SlickLogin acquired by Google for sound-based authentication

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Security is always a topic of hot discussion, and more so with a company like Google who host a lot of your information under one roof when it comes to Google+ and Gmail. It’s also of no secret that passwords are not secure, despite popular belief – every password can be ...

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Popular no-contract smartphones on sale for Virgin Mobile

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If you are in the market for a new, no-contract smartphone, you may want to swing by Amazon and check out some of their currents deals. Whether it’s for you, a family member, or a loved one, there’s quite a selection of devices — at great prices. Here’s a handful of ...

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MediaTek sets sights on U.S. market with new octa-core chip

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Taiwanese chipmaker MediaTek announced a new processor on Monday which could have big implications in the U.S. and European markets. Making its debut later this year and into 2015, the MediaTek MT6595 chip features eight cores, four of which employ ARM’s A17 design. More notably, however, ...

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FreedomPop debuts $4.58 unlimited calling, messaging plan

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Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) FreedomPop has rolled out a $4.58 rate which is essentially half its former price. Indeed, you can take advantage of the plan which allows for unlimited calling and unlimited texting. What’s the catch? FreedomPop operates on Sprint’s CDMA and ...

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Nokia and HTC put patent litigation behind them

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Nokia and HTC have settled their ongoing patent disputes and now look to be forming a working relationship. An announcement on Nokia’s press page tells us the two companies have settled all pending litigation and entered into a collaborative arrangement. According to the press release, ...

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The week’s best Android rumors (February 7)

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HTC Nexus tablet HTC and Google may again partner for a Nexus product, this time a “high end” tablet. Details are very light at the moment, however it’s rumored for release in Q3 2014. Asus 8-inch Nexus tablet Google and Asus will release an 8-inch Nexus tablet by the end of ...

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Samsung partners with Swarovski for limited edition Galaxy Note 3 cover

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Samsung today announced a partnership with Swarovski which has resulted in a limited-edition cover for the Galaxy Note 3. As you might expect, this thin is decked out in Swarovski crystals from top to bottom and adds a whole new layer of glitz and fashion to the device. The cover, which is ...

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Samsung details pricing and U.S. availability for Galaxy Note Pro, Galaxy Tab Pro

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Samsung on Tuesday announced the pricing and U.S. launch details for the brand new Galaxy Note Pro and Galaxy Tab Pro devices. Set to arrive on Thursday, February 13, these are the premium tablets with Samsung’s new UI, tons of power, and a host of productivity apps. With sizes that range ...

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