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Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960 – is this the new flagship processor from Qualcomm?

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Qualcomm Snapdragon MSM8960 – is this the new flagship processor from Qualcomm?

    Qualcomm has announced their new flagship processor, MSM8960. Based on the numbers Qualcomm gave out, it looks mighty impressive. 5x the performance? 75% less power consumption? 4x the GPU performance (over what?) This will be the second dual-core processor to be announced (3rd if you want to be more precise), to be manufactured…

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GPU showdown – Adreno 205 (MSM7230 in HTC G2) vs PowerVR SGX540 (Hummingbird in Samsung Galaxy S)

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GPU showdown – Adreno 205 (MSM7230 in HTC G2) vs PowerVR SGX540 (Hummingbird in Samsung Galaxy S)

There’s been plenty of hypes about Adreno 205 and its performance improvement over Adreno 200 (which is found in common phones such as Nexus One, Droid Incredible, Evo, etc). Adreno 205 is used by the likes of HTC G2, Desire Z, myTouch HD and Desire HD. The theoretical fill rate of Adreno 205 is rated…

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The Most Popular Android Game In Australia

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The Most Popular Android Game In Australia

Australia has always been a very different market for android, both mobile device hardware and software are specially made for this market with their high end mobile bandwidth (some of the best in the world) and their high average household income allows Australians to purchase higher end devices than most the rest of the world. In…

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HTC Merge/Lexikon makes another appearance

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HTC Merge/Lexikon makes another appearance

  Well the crew over at BGR have turned up another shot of the upcoming Htc Merge that is headed for Verizon. Not much new as far as specs..still looking similar to the T-Mobile G2 in that Dept. However like it was seen in the leaked rom last week..the new image clearly shows off the…

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T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S2 AndroidCentral goes hands on

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T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S2 AndroidCentral goes hands on

  The guys over at AndroidCentral just got their hands on a new Galaxy S2 for T-Mobile, check out their video tour of the phone while I wait another week or two to get my own. Oh and one more thing, there has been lots of online chattering about whether the new snapdragons inside this…

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Samsung Nexus Prime leaked on video

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Samsung Nexus Prime leaked on video

  Remember that fancy Nexus Prime/Galaxy Nexus…ok, it wasn’t really that long ago. Anyway someone got their hands on one and took some quick video walking through some of that Ice Cream Sandwich OS. We don’t get to see much in terms of the physical aspects of the phone other than just a front view,…

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HTC Sensation XL with Beats audio

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HTC Sensation XL with Beats audio

    Just wanted to mention this upgraded Sensation from HTC. The XL, presumably for extra large…. will have a very big screen at 4.7 inches and will be set inside a nice one piece aluminum body. The screen will be a Super LCD, there will be a 8 mp shooter in the rear and…

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Google and Samsung postpone unveiling of Nexus Prime/Galaxy Nexus

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Google and Samsung postpone unveiling of Nexus Prime/Galaxy Nexus

  Well the folks at Google and Samsung have decided to postpone the unveiling of the Nexus Prime/Galaxy Nexus. The phone had been expected to be shown at the CTIA Unpacked event on October 11th. The Nexus Prime is expected to launch with the first Ice Cream Sandwich android OS. The phone should also be…

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Samsung unveils little known about 5.3 inch super amoled Galaxy Note

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Samsung unveils little known about 5.3 inch super amoled Galaxy Note

Samsung has been on a roll lately, and recently they pulled another fast one on us and unveiled the Galaxy Note. This phone/tablet will have a 5.3 inch super amoled display and pack the familiar dual core. Aside from being a device that uniquely fits between the phone and tablet market, what really stands out…

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Samsung Galaxy S2 unveiled for U.S. carriers

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Samsung Galaxy S2 unveiled for U.S. carriers

Well Samsung has finally unveiled their latest in the Galaxy S Flagship line, the Galaxy S2 variants destined for the American market. Surprisingly Verizon has no plans to offer this phone. Meanwhile, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile will all be getting a version of the Galaxy S2. There are some slight differences between the three pictured…

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