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JD.com, one of China’s largest online stores, has sold its complete stock of Nokia X handsets in just 4 minutes. In the run up to the device’s official release it was reported that JD.com had pre-orders for over 1 million devices. The new phone went on sale at 10:00 AM on March 24 (Beijing time) and by 10:04 it was all over.

ThL W200S full review and hands-on

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by on March 13, 2014 8:06 am
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THL W200S

The ThL W200S is a new octa-core Android smartphone from the Chinese handset maker. The specs are good with a 720p HD display and 32GB of internal storage, but what is it like to use every day? Read this full review and find out.

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It looks like we are seeing the beginning of the end of the wireless charging wars. Although there are actually three competing wireless charging standards, it appears that the Qi specification will likely become the sole standard as Microsoft and Samsung Electro-Mechanics have joined the board of the Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), the group responsible for the Qi standard.

Why Apple chooses Imagination for its GPUs

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by on March 6, 2014 6:42 am
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SoftKitty OpenGL ES demo - PowerVR Rogue (1)

Last month Apple announced that it had extended its license agreement with Imagination Technologies allowing it to use the PowerVR GPUs. Without a doubt Apple is Imagination’s biggest mobile customer, however other chip makers like Samsung, MediaTek, AllWinner also use the same GPUs. What is it that makes these GPUs so popular, especially with Apple?