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Intel unveils 64-bit kernel for Android 4.4 KitKat

Intel has officially announced that they have completed early work on an Android 4.4 KitKat kernel that support a 64-bit architecture. With this release, the company ported, validated and tested

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ZTE Nubia X6 introduced for Chinese market

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

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

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,

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Qualcomm Toq available for $249.99

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

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Qualcomm rolls out 8-core Snapdragon 615 CPU

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

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Samsung and LG intro first triple-SIM devices

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,

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Qualcomm updates Toq app with Activity Points, new features

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

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Qualcomm Toq review

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

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

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.

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UPDATE: Images of Nokia’s first Android phone leak

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

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

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

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

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

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Qualcomm drops Toq smartwatch price $50 during CES

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

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ZTE confirms multiple devices for CES 2014

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

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Qualcomm intros 64-bit Snapdragon 410 processor for smartphones

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