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Broadcom, one of the chip makers you don’t hear about all too often these days, has just announced three new products. Starting with the slowest one, the BCM21654G, it has a 1 GHz ARM Cortex A9, it can support 800 x 480 pixel displays, and it has built-in 7.2 megabit per second 3G. Next up is the dual core BCM21664T. It bumps up the clocks to 1.2 GHZ, and the 3G gets kicked up to 21 megabits per second. Finally there’s the quad core model, the BCM28145/155, which is a bit strange.

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If the speed of the Wi-Fi 802.11n spec isn’t fast enough for you, you should celebrate the upcoming 802.11ac spec, which, according to Broadcom, promises speeds of up to 3x faster, with... 6x less power consumption for mobile devices. Whether you believe these claims or not, the fact that the 802.11ac spec will be a big improvement over 802.11n is a given.

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Those who often put themselves at the mercy of GPS devices to navigate their way home may find current navigation technology lacking in certain aspects. From the not-so-accurate... position readings and the long satellite locking time, to the battery drain that we came to expect when using our smartphones as satnav devices, there are things about GPS that can ruin your travel.<...