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Apple Willing To Increase Foxconn’s iPhone 6 Plus Margin, Just To Increase Yield (Rumor)

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As most of our readers know, Foxconn has been and continues to be one of Apple’s most important partners – or rather, the company whose responsibilities lie in the actual assembly of Apple’s products (and manufacturing some of the parts). With that in mind and given Apple’s increasing success on the mobile market, Foxconn has great responsibilities, and as the …

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Lenovo Could Soon Make A Bid For BlackBerry

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Although Lenovo is mostly known for its notebooks, convertibles, hybrids etc. it’s no secret that the Chinese manufacturer also shares an interest in the mobile phone industry (you might not know this but it’s actually in the Top 5 biggest smartphone manufacturer in the world). While not many Lenovo-branded smartphones have managed to cross the pond for a launch on …

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TSMC Might Just Have Entered The Race For Apple’s A9 Chip

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Earlier this summer, when the iPhone 6 and the iPad Air 2 were getting ready for their eventual release, reports were suggesting that, in 2015, TSMC will be replaced by Samsung as far as the production of Apple’s next (A9) SoC is concerned. KGI Securities analyst Michael Liu said that Samsung will effectively replace TSMC in the manufacturing of advanced …

Oppo To Launch A VR Headset Alongside The Oppo N3?

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Since the beginning of the week, the Oppo N3 made it in the headlines almost every day. It all began on Monday when the first official render depicting the device was published by Oppo themselves, and the story continued even further when the company’s CEO revealed several new details regarding he N3’s primary shooter and its capabilities. A couple of …

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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge for Sprint Just Got Its FCC Approval, Release Date Closing In

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Earlier this month, the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge was spotted in FCC’s database not once, but twice. In one instance, the Note Edge bearing the model number “SM-N915A” was confirmed to offer support for AT&T’s LTE bands, and one day later the “SM-N915T” made an appearance as well, boasting compatibility with T-Mobile’s LTE spectrum. With two major US carriers appearing …

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HTC One M8 Android 5 (Lollipop) Update Just Got Certified By Bluetooth

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Now that Android 5 Lollipop is official, all eyes are fixed on the countless smartphone manufacturers expected to bring said update to their line-ups. Motorola was among the first companies to confirm the arrival of Android 5.0 on┬ámost of its handsets, and earlier today HTC joined the party with a new announcement, confirming that both the HTC One M7 and …

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Nexus 9 Hands-On Photos Surface, Show A Sleek Device

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The Nexus 9 became official yesterday and those of you who have kept a close eye on recent developments should be aware of the fact that the slate will hit the shelves on the 3rd of November. Until that moment comes, prospective customers will have the option of pre-purchasing the device, starting tomorrow, October 17. Despite the fact that the …

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Exynos 7 Octa Gets Announced, 57% More Powerful Than Exynos 5 Octa

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UPDATE: It looks like this is actually the AP powering the Galaxy Note 4. Samsung probably considered that the Exynos 5433 is a much better performer to still be called Exynos 5 Octa. Original story below Even though the latest version of Samsung’s own SoC is a pretty powerful one (we’re talking about the Exynos 5433 that’s powering some versions …