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MediaTek MT6572 chip outed to give entry-level smartphones much-needed boost

by: David GonzalesMay 2, 2013
The MediaTek MT6572 dual-core chip is sure to give entry-level smartphones the much-needed -- and fairly inexpensive -- boost. Read on to find out why.
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Are current smartphones good enough?

by: Nate SwannerJanuary 30, 2013
Your phone is your connection to the world, but is it up to the task? We take a look at current phones and ponder if they're really good enough.
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CES 2013: Archos debuts four more tablets under the Titanium series

by: Rob TriggsJanuary 10, 2013
Archos has shown off four more tablets at CES, this time part of the Titanium series. Can the their sleek design and serious hardware help Archos break into the already crowded tablet marketplace?
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Samsung Galaxy S3 vs Samsung Galaxy Nexus [video]

by: ClaytonJune 21, 2012

After initially choosing Android over IOS, one must then decide which Android phone suits them the most. Whittling down your choice can be tedious, as you will be presented with a large number of phones from a large number of manufacturers. Looking to pick up a high-end Android handset manufactured by Samsung? You’ll be faced with purchasing one of Sammy’s three recent creations- the Galaxy Nexus, the Galaxy S2, or the Galaxy S3.

Today we will be pitting the flagship Galaxy Nexus against the spec-heavy Galaxy S3. Now, it is a given that the GS3 is a newer, more powerful phone than the Galaxy Nexus. But, for all you Android lovers [...]

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HTC One S: How to speed up your phone’s dual-core processing

by: Ken EastJune 15, 2012

The HTC One S has a dual-core processor but it’s such a pity to think that they haven’t really been optimized. The folks at XDA Developers, however, have found a way to squeeze the most out of the two processors.

Recognized developer -viperboy- has made the HTC One S perform even more powerfully by developing Dual Core Mods designed to optimize the phone’s processing performance. There are three mod versions, each designed for unique purposes. The mod versions are:

Dual Core Mod – designed for CPU1 (or core 2) to work all the time. Dual Core Mod Plus – CPU1 works only when the screen is On to preserve battery life. Dual Core Mod [...]
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Rumored Supply Chain Problems Could Delay Major Android Releases

by: Bogdan PetrovanMarch 10, 2012

San Diego-based Qualcomm supplies SoCs for many Android makers, with its dual-core Snapdragon S4 (Krait) chip powering several high-profile Android devices that are coming over the next months. But Qualcomm is a fabless firm, meaning that it doesn’t actually manufacture the chips it designs and markets. Fabrication is handled by Asian semiconductor specialists, most notably Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).

Now, Qualcomm seems to be running into serious issues with its S4 chip. According to a rumor reported by Semi Accurate, TSMC has encountered major problems with its 28nm chip line, causing it to halt production. The issues appeared to have occurred [...]

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Sony Announces the 1.5GHz Dual-Core, 12MP and 720p Screen Xperia S

by: AlexanderJanuary 10, 2012

Wow CES has shown us so many cool new devices already and it’s barely even started. Let’s talk about the newly announced Sony Xperia S, we have seen it leaked for quite a while now. Sony has dropped the Sony Ericsson brand name, and made this the Sony Xperia S. The Xperia Ion has all the same specs and features as the Xperia S except for LTE Support, unfortunately it’s a HSPA-only device.

Now for the goodies, the Xperia S is packing a huge 12-megapixel camera, 4.3-inch chassis with a 720p display. Of course we have a nice 1.5Ghz Dual-core Processor inside running this bad boy. The Xperia S is joining the Nexus family (and a few other phones) that have NFC [...]

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Motorola Droid RAZR: It’s Not What You Think – qHD Super AMOLED Display, LTE, Dual-Core Processor & Kevlar Body

by: Matthew SabatiniOctober 1, 2011

Do you remember this bad boy? In late 2004, Motorola dropped this clamshell, flip-phone, into the phone market. Immediately this device became wildly popular and the Motorola RAZR was quick to become the “best-selling clamshell phone in the world”. Bearing the same popularity in mind, Motorola is preparing to release a smartphone under a similar name.

Rumors suggest that the Motorola Spyder, Droid RAZR, will be “iconic” like it’s predecessor. Motorola has managed to pack a 4.3 inch 960 x 540 pixel Super AMOLED display, 4G LTE, a dual core 1.2 GHz processor, 1 GB of RAM, and an 8 megapixel camera into this sexy body revealed in the leaked [...]

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Samsung Eyes Crisper 3D Graphics, Faster CPU, Less Power Usage with New Exynos 4212

by: Alvin YbañezSeptember 29, 2011

Samsung has announced its upcoming dual-core processor that claims to offer faster speed, more power, and crisper 3D graphics and games to smartphone and tablets–the Samsung Exynos 4212.

Samsung also announced a 16-megapixel CMOS camera sensor for smartphones, which is expected to ship this November, as well as a secondary 1.2-megapixel sensor intended as a front-facing camera and expected to support 720p HD video at a frame rate of 30 fps.

Designed with a 32nm High-K Metal Gate (HKMG) low-power process, the Exynos 4212 can power-up the latest 3D graphics and games on Android devices.

The Exynos 4212 is a dual-core ARM [...]

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Samsung Just Keeps the Superphones Coming – New Samsung SHV-E120L, 1.5Ghz Dual Core with 4.7 Inch HD Display

by: Darcy LaCouveeSeptember 22, 2011

Samsung is on overdrive! This device marks yet another entrant to the Superphone Arena, packing specs to die for. The Samsung SHV-E120L first exposed itself in NenaMark’s benchmark result not too long ago, and while it made our jaws drop (again), it didn’t reveal much in the way of specs beyond its 1.5GHz Snapdragon processor, 1280×720 display and the fact that it was a device running Android 2.3.5. Interested? Read on.

And so we have a 4G capable device, with all the usual stuff, but with a larger battery than most devices out there, which is nice. Plus, as you will see below in the NenaMark benchmark, this is a device that should be taken very [...]

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