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LG readies Windows Phone 8.1-based smartphone

Although Microsoft Corp. and LG Electronics announced intention to bring Windows Phone-based smartphones to the market earlier this year, LG has not yet introduced any actual products. According to unofficial information, the South Korean maker of smartphones is working on a mid-range Windows Phone-based handset, which is projected to emerge …

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Microsoft may cease using Lumia brand – report

Although Microsoft Corp. can use Nokia’s trademark and brand-name for ten years, it looks like the company plans to cease using the Nokia name rather shortly from now. Moreover, the company even plans to phase out the Lumia brand as well. DigiTimes reports that Microsoft wants to completely get rid …

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PCSpecialist Optimus V X13 Review

UK system builder PCSpecialist have earned an excellent reputation in recent years by delivering cost effective rigs, using high grade components. Today we look at one of their new mobile systems, the Optimus V X13. This diminutive 13.3 inch laptop is loaded to the gills with high end hardware, including …

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ARM develops new-generation 64-bit ARMv8 microprocessors

ARM Holdings, the company whose microprocessor architectures power the vast majority of mobile devices, is working on the second-generation of 64-bit central processing units based on the ARMv8 micro-architecture. Not a lot of details are known about the chips now. What ARM has revealed so far is that they are …

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Sales of Nokia Lumia devices improve, but not significantly

Sales of Lumia branded smartphones on the second quarter of calendar 2014 were up sequentially and year-over-year, but remained generally low. Despite of efforts by Nokia Corp. and Microsoft Corp., sales of Windows Phone-based Lumia handsets are below shipments of Nokia’s Symbian-based smartphones several years ago. Microsoft on Tuesday said …

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Apple orders 70 million iPhones ahead of launch

Earlier this month, KitGuru got an exclusive image of what we believe to be the iPhone 6 and now we have news that Apple has reportedly ordered 70 million iPhone units to be manufactured ahead of the device’s launch in September this year. The iPhone 6 will sport a larger 4.7 Inch …

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Lenovo denies plans to cease selling small Windows tablets

Lenovo Group has issued a special statement denying plans to cease selling Microsoft Windows-based media tablets with displays smaller than 10” in the U.S. and Canada. Apparently, the company is working on new tablets with smaller screens for the aforementioned markets. The slates are projected to become available later this year. …

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Intel may delay next-gen Atom processors made using 14nm tech

Last year Intel announced plans to accelerate its Atom roadmap and produce its low-power/low-cost products at the same nodes as its leading-edge chips for desktops and notebooks. Apparently, the widely-discussed issues with the 14nm general-purpose process technology seem to also affect Intel’s 14nm process for low-power system-on-chips. According to a …

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Apple and IBM to sell business-optimized iPad and iPhone devices

Although Apple’s iPad media tablet and iPhone smartphone are rapidly gaining popularity among business users, these mobile gadgets are still not true business-optimized solutions. On Tuesday Apple and IBM announced that they will jointly develop IBM MobileFirst platform for iOS that will bring IBM’s apps, big data and analytics capabilities …

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Google to start sending out Project Ara hardware this month

Google’s modular phone project is well underway as the company has announced plans to start sending out Project Ara hardware to developers this month. The company has previously stated that it hopes to have a finished product out on the market during the first quarter of 2015, meaning that this time …

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Apple iPhone 6 Photo Exclusive to KitGuru.net

As many of you will know, on 12th July 2012, KitGuru was able to bring you the world’s first photos of the original Apple iPhone 5. We came under immense pressure and within 24 hours the images were gone. Now it’s July 2014 and, two years on, we’re feeling Six-y. …

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Luxa2 TX-200 wireless dual phone charger review

While the whole world seems fixed on the idea of saving energy, we have more electrical devices than ever before. Anyone who’s plugged a 4-way adapter into the end of an extension that was already plugged into a double adapter, knows exactly what we’re talking about. We all need the …

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