ZTE Nubia X6 introduced for Chinese market

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ZTE has announced its latest Android-powered smartphone, the massive 6.44-inch Nubia X6. With a price of roughly $640 (US), the handset boasts a quad-core 2.3GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 801 processor, 3GB RAM, and a 4250mAh battery. In addition to being big and powerful this one is able to snap ...

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Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 801 is no minor update from Snapdragon 800

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Despite its nearly identical model number, Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 801 processor does not all that closely resemble the Snapdragon 800 chipset. And, given that it was announced after the Snapdragon 805, the average consumer may be confused as to what’s happening at the top of ...

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Qualcomm Toq available for $249.99

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The Qualcomm Toq is recognized for its nice design along with great specs, yet after the smartwatch was released last year it hasn’t gotten the attention it deserves. Qualcomm has been fighting for the Toq, to get it to become a recognizable smartwatch. Its newest step is lowering the ...

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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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Samsung and LG intro first triple-SIM devices

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Multiple SIM smartphones may not be that popular in the U.S., but have been in markets around the globe, usually supporting dual-SIM cards. One upcoming phone, codenamed the Nokia Normandy, is even said to support two SIM cards so you can have multiple numbers on multiple networks, if you ...

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Qualcomm updates Toq app with Activity Points, new features

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Qualcomm has rolled out a new software update for its Toq smartphone, adding in a couple handy features. Chief among the details is the focus on Activity. Users can now keep a running tally of Activity Points each day, providing a metric to gauge how much one moves about. It’s not clear ...

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Qualcomm Toq review

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Announced back in September the Qualcomm Toq is a unique smartwatch experience first targeted at developers. Paired to Android phones via Bluetooth, one of its key features is its Mirasol display helps set it aside from other wearable devices. As someone who has not spent time with other ...

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Qualcomm acquires 2,400 Palm, iPAQ, and Bitfone patents from HP

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Qualcomm on Thursday announced that it has acquired a patent portfolio that includes content spanning Palm, IPAQ, and BitFone. Of the 2,400 total patents, roughly 1,000 come from the U.S. while the remaining patents are from other countries. Details of the deal were not made public. Qualcomm ...

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UPDATE: Images of Nokia’s first Android phone leak

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An upcoming phone being made by Nokia code-named “Normandy” has pretty much only been seen as renders until today, when @seamissu leaked a photo of the device on Twitter. The device was first seen in November thanks to @evleaks, and it has been said that Nokia has the device nearly ...

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Hisense’s monster 6.8-inch X1 Android smartphone due in Q2

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The line between smartphone and tablet may have been blurred with devices like the Samsung Galaxy Note, but Hisense unveiled something crazy at CES this week, basically a smartphone in a tablet body. Launching in China before the U.S. this summer, the Hisense X1 features a 6.8-inch 1080p IPS ...

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DEAL: Woot selling factory refurbished Nexus 7 2013 today only for $189 and $219

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If you missed all the recent discounts on the newest model of the Nexus 7, today Woot has the flagship 7-inch tablet at a discounted price. The devices Woot has for sale today are the black 16 and 32 GB models and are “factory refurbished for $189 and $219 respectively. These aren’t ...

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Qualcomm drops Toq smartwatch price $50 during CES

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Qualcomm has announced a $50 price drop on their Toq smartwatch from January 6-11, 2014 to $300. This price discount is due to CES which is currently ongoing in Las Vegas, NV.  Qualcomm might be trying to grab headlines from other companies debuting smartwatches such as LG’s Life Band ...

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ZTE confirms multiple devices for CES 2014

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China-based manufacturer ZTE  just announced it will have a full range of new products on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nev., next week, including a new flagship smartphone. The devices include the Grand S II smartphone, a mobile hotspot with a built-in projector, its ...

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Qualcomm intros 64-bit Snapdragon 410 processor for smartphones

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Qualcomm on Monday introduced its latest mobile processor, the Snapdragon 410. Designed with “high-volume” smartphones in mind, it’s a 64-bit capable chipset with integrated 4G LTE. Specifications include an Adreno 306 GPU, 1080p HD video playback, support for up to ...

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Qualcomm debuts Snapdragon 805 ‘Ultra HD’ processor for mobile

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Qualcomm on Wednesday introduced its next generation of mobile CPU, the Snapdragon 805 “Ultra HD processor. Sampling in devices now and expected in the first half of 2014, the CPU is a quad-core monster with speeds up to 2.5GHz per core. Additional details include a new Adreno 420 CPU, ...

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