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Google is planning an Android TV

Google is reportedly planning to release an Android TV, the new service will go head to head against Amazon's recently launched Fire TV as well as the rumoured revamped Apple TV. However, this isn't Google's first time releasing a TV service, previously the company released Google TV but it failed …

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The new HTC One has been officially revealed

HTC has had a hard time keeping the new HTC One (M8) under wraps, over the last couple of months the device has been leaked in long, in depth videos and pictures but now the company has officially revealed its new flagship device- which is available to buy today. HTC …

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Google smartwatch details leak

Rumours have been pointing to Google creating its own Smartwatch for some time now, supposedly in conjunction with current Nexus maker LG, but like most devices coming out today, details have leaked before the announcement. This recent leak has come from none other than EvLeaks, a common name when it …

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Asustek’s smartwatch to feature voice, gesture controls

Jonney Shih, the chairman of Asustek Computer, has disclosed additional details about the company’s smart-watch device due later this year. As it appears, the gadget will understand voice commands and hand movements/gestures. The head of Asus also confirmed that the smartwatch will be a companion device for smartphones. The chairman …

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ZiiLabs sues Apple and Samsung for patent infringement

ZiiLabs, the company which was earlier known as 3Dlabs and developed professional graphics solutions and which now designs multimedia system-on-chips, has filed a patent infringement lawsuit in the United States against Apple and Samsung. The plaintiff alleges that products from Apple and Samsung infringe its patents related to graphics processing …

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Factory fire could affect availability of Samsung Galaxy S5

The fire at a factory which produces printed circuit boards in Anseon, South Korea, could affect availability of Samsung Electronics’ Galaxy S5 smartphone. The PCBs for the new flagship smartphones were damaged by the fire, just like manufacturing equipment, according to a media report. The fire was first reported at …

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HTC One KitKat update suspended in the UK

HTC began rolling out Android 4.4.2 to UK based HTC One owners last week but unfortunately, thanks to bugs in the update, the rollout has been temporarily suspended while the Taiwanese phone maker irons out the unforeseen issues. The company didn't tell us exactly why the update was pulled, instead …

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Android beat Apple in tablet sales last year

Apple has been dominant in the Tablet market for some time now, ever since the iPad launched nothing else could quite beat it in terms of sales, until 2013. Android tablets collectively dethroned the iPad last year after seeing a massive 127 per cent boost in sales. Research firm, Gartner, has …

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Xbox Live to come to Android and iOS?

Microsoft has Xbox Live features included in the Windows Phone OS,  in-fact, you can even earn achievements for your account on some mobile games but now the company wants to make Xbox Live cross platform by bringing the functionality to Android and iOS devices. Some details of the plan were …

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Dual-booting Windows Phone and Android handsets to come this year

Karbonn Mobiles, an Indian mobile phone manufacturer is set to release dual OS phones at some point this year,  these devices will run both Windows Phone and Android with Microsoft's blessing according to Company Chairman, Sudhir Hasija, who told The Times of India that “Microsoft has eased the regulations and …

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AMD-based systems will come with pre-loaded Android simulator

In a bid to differentiate PCs powered by its accelerated processing units (APUs), Advanced Micro Devices plans to enable such systems to run programs originally designed for Google Android platform. To do so, AMD teamed up with BlueStacks, a designer of Android emulator for Windows. Select AMD-based tablets, 2-in-1s, notebooks …

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Sales of Samsung Galaxy S exceeded 200 million units

At the launch event dedicated to the Galaxy S5 smartphone, Samsung Electronics announced that cumulative sales of its premium Galaxy S family of devices had exceeded 200 million units since the introduction in 2010. The number clearly shows very high popularity of the Galaxy S line among end-users, nonetheless, sales …

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Samsung reveals the Galaxy S5 at MWC

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is official and in typical Samsung fashion, it has been packed with features, some useful and some not so much. The phone retains the usual Galaxy flagship look, only this year it comes in a little bigger with a 5.1 inch screen, a beefier camera and …

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