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NVIDIA Adds a 5th Name to its 5th Core VSMP Technology in Tegra 3

by: GeneFebruary 24, 2012

It’s a strange name, to be blunt. Yet it captures the real essence of NVIDIA’s newest, most powerful and beastly Tegra 3 processor. You’ve probably heard the rumors already. A quad-core chip that has a 5th extra core or companion core, otherwise dubbed as the Ninja core, moreover, the shadow core.

NVIDIA first introduced its next-generation processor codenamed “Project Kal-El” last September and astounded the world by announcing an additional fifth core that has a variable SMP (variable symmetric multiprocessing) architecture on it and is completely OS [...]

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LG Finally Confirms Our Doubts, Quad-core Optimus 4X HD Revealed

by: GeneFebruary 23, 2012

It’s funny how mobile manufacturers can get too overexcited at times, even up to the point of announcing their flagship devices way ahead of the time for a major event to happen, such as Mobile World Congress. On the contrary, perhaps, it’s all a part of the master plan. We are actually referring to LG, the South Korean consumer electronics giant who recently revealed their roster of devices for the Year of the Dragon.

One of those is the Optimus 4X HD, a quad-core smartphone that is expected to launch in the U.S. via T-Mobile. Yes, if you’ve been digging your noses lately, it was formerly dubbed as the LG X3. Last month, the folks over at Pocketnow [...]

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The Best Android Apps for Writers

by: GeneFebruary 23, 2012

Gone are the days when writers used to scribble their thoughts on a rugged piece of paper with a pen and ink on the side. Thanks to the wonders of technology, the pen is now replacing the stylus, and the paper? Well, apps for PCs, smartphones, and tablets are now the best and fastest ways to write down ideas, notes and blogs. If you are both a writer and an Android user, check out some of the best Android apps we’ve prepared for you.


Indisputably, one of the most downloaded apps on the Android market is Evernote. This app lets you record [...]

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Amazon Names Foxconn as 2nd Major ODM for Kindle Fire 2, Shipments to Commence in May

by: GeneFebruary 19, 2012

Following the huge success of the Kindle Fire tablet/E-reader is the Kindle 2, the next-generation tab that’s been rumored to sport a larger 10-inch display. We’ve been waiting all this time for Amazon to announce a follow-up to the fiery Kindle Fire. Thankfully, the well-established Taiwanese China Times has recently released a publication citing Foxconn as Amazon’s newly nominated ODM to manufacture the Kindle 2.

This makes Foxconn the second major ODM next to Quanta – the sole developer of the original Kindle Fire. It’s also important to note that [...]

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Spacetime Studios Releases its First Teaser Trailer of Dark Legends

by: GeneFebruary 18, 2012

If you love the Underworld film series, and if you happen to have a crush on Selene, the rebellious yet righteous vampire portrayed by the English actress Kate Beckinsale, then it wouldn’t be surprising either for you to love this game we are about to introduce. Enter Dark Legends, a thrilling MMORPG developed by Spacetime Studios, the gaming company that brought Pocket Legends and Star Legends to life. According to the developers, Dark Legends is a completely different game that will surely feed the bloodlust of its players.

Spacetime Studios was kind enough to send us a copy [...]

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Tablet Sales to Hit 500 Million Units by 2015

by: GeneFebruary 16, 2012

BI Intelligence, a relatively new, but respected branch of SAI’s publishing house, has dropped another gargantuan update about the tablet industry’s rise in the consumer electronics market. According to Alex Cocotas of BI Intelligence, by 2015, overall tablet sales will reach the 500 million annual sales mark, encompassing today’s average PC sales of 360 million per annum.

Although this is something that we have been expecting, the said revelation serves as a proven fact that we are now living in a post PC-era where mobile phones and tablets are everywhere. Last [...]

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