Google Play Edition LG G-Pad 8.3 in the works

While its not quite a Nexus 8 tablet, the LG-V510 is the next best thing. Recent speculation has centered around the notion that the LG-V510 would be the codename for an LG-made tablet that would serve as the new Nexus tablet. It turns out that the device is really just the LG G Pad 8.3 with a build of stock Android. LG has posted open source files on its website related to that model number and inside are files with the label...

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Qualcomm debuts its first 64-bit quad-core processor for mobile devices

A Qualcomm executive in October said that 64-bit processors in mobile devices are a gimmick when Apple unveiled its 64-bit A7 processor. What a difference two months make. Here we are almost midway through December and Qualcomm today announced the Snapdragon 410 - its first 64-bit processor for mobile devices. Qualcomm publicly rebuked Anand Chandrasekher, the marketing executive who originally downplayed the importance of 64-bit...

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ZTE brings bag full of smartphones and tablets for 2012, starting with quad-core, Era!

Its raining smartphones at MWC and  Zhongxing Telecommunication Equipment Corporation, more commonly known as ZTE comes with an array of devices as well. First up is Era, an Android device sporting a 4.3" qHD display running on NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor with 4-PLUS-1T technology and is merely 7.8 mm thick. The 4-PLUS-1T essentially is a quad-core architecture with a fifth battery saver core. (The laptop I am using currently...

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Wish MWC 2012 had come around in 2011

We are well into 2012 and the Mobile World Congress is at the end of this very month. Every tech, and especially mobile, enthusiast will have their eyes on the event. And from the looks of things, looking at the rumours and leaks, it’s going to be a catwalk of CPUs.And whoever isn’t sporting a quod-core or even a dual-core blazing at the high ends of 1 GHz will have to stand in the ugly corner. Even then rumours like the new Samsung 2...

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