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Kaneka’s power-saving LCD film could save 50% more battery in future smartphones

Kaneka has developed a new LCD panel protective film which passes twice as much backlight through it compared with conventional designs.
by Robert TriggsMay 7, 20149

Huawei Ascend P7 officially unveiled: here’s what you need to know

The brand new Ascend P7 is largely an evolutionary update of last year’s Ascend P6, but that’s not a bad thing at all, especially since Huawei brought enough improvements to the table ...
by Bogdan PetrovanMay 7, 201418

16GB version of OnePlus One delayed in favor of 64GB version

Originally the company had planned a production run of 16GB models which would be available in late May, however the revised production schedule has scrapped the initial batch of 16GB ...
by Gary SimsMay 7, 201412

AMD announces first official Android chipset – just how good will the Cortex A53/A57 be?

AMD will release a 20nm Cortex A57 based SoC next year that will be their first official Android SoC platform. Built on project Skybridge, which will also support x86 processors.
by Jonathan FeistMay 7, 201432

Galaxy S5 Dx (Mini) spotted on Samsung’s UK site?

Samsung may be forgoing the Mini moniker in favor of the new “Galaxy S5 Dx” branding, possibly to make it sound more dynamic. Supporting this theory are the new color options in the ...
by Bogdan PetrovanMay 7, 20144

HTC giving away a limited number of S.H.I.E.L.D. Edition One M8 handsets

HTC is now holding a contest where a lucky few will have the opportunity to win a special edition "S.H.I.E.L.D." One M8. Unfortunately the contest is just for those in the U.S. and Canada.
by Andrew GrushMay 6, 201416

Google formally unveils new Bay Trail Chromebooks and more

At a special event earlier today, Google and Intel took the veil off several new "4th generation" Intel Chromebook offerings, including those running on Bay Trail-M processors.
by Andrew GrushMay 6, 201411

Cat B15 handset gets dropped, drowned and ran over yet keeps on running

In a new video, Caterpillar shows off just how tough its Cat B15 handset is, dropping it from 30 feet into a pool of water. From there, it runs the device over with heavy machinery.
by Andrew GrushMay 6, 201420

AT&T and Verizon received government data requests every 60 seconds

In their first-ever transparency reports, Verizon and AT&T combined received an equivalent of 1.2 requests every minute: AT&T reported receiving 301,816 requests for user data from ...
by William Neilson JrMay 6, 20145

Google Maps updated, gets Uber Integration and more

Google Maps has received a new update that brings a few new features, including Uber app support.
by William Neilson JrMay 6, 20142
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