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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active: FCC Cleared, AT&T Release Date: Soon?

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Starting with the Galaxy S4, Samsung has started releasing rugged versions of its flagship. This was a most welcomed decision by those who needed better protection for their smartphones and a device that actually packs a punch – it’s no secret that until 2 or 3 years ago rugged smartphones were totally underpowered, sacrificing hardware prowess for better protection. It …

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Analyst: Snapdragon 818 Rumors Are Complete Rubbish

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As some of you might be aware of, a new rumor emerged yesterday in regards to Qualcomm’s alleged plans for its SoC line-up. Word was that the company is working on a so-called Snapdragon 818 SoC boasting a 10-core architecture, possibly aimed at MediaTek’s own deca-core processor: the Helio X20. Unfortunately, we already came across fresh reports claiming that the …

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Samsung – The Only Chip-maker To Expand Investments In 2015?

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With the release of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, the company’s proprietary Exynos SoC is going stronger than ever and Sammy is increasingly becoming one of the world’s leading chipset manufacturers and suppliers. Nevertheless it looks like the company’s efforts to win over the chipset market won’t stop anytime soon, as according to the Korean media Samsung will …

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iPad Pro Coming Next Year, Apple To Use New Touch Panel Material?

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The iPad Pro is perhaps one of the most elusive gadgets expected to come out of Apple’s factory gates, especially since the tablet market outside the iOS ecosystem grew tremendously throughout the past couple of years or so. Nevertheless, many Apple enthusiasts expect the iPad Pro to win over the market and wow prospective customers with new tech and a …

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New Leak Shows Bezelless Oppo R7 Plus W Fingerprint Sensor

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These days, Oppo R7 must be one of the most talked about devices. We’ve seen it’s magnesium alloy back not long ago, and a confirmation from Oppo that it will come with a bezelless display (although the latest leaks have casted doubts on this particular feature), 2.5D glass display and metallic unibody. However, what most don’t know is that there …

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Huawei Made Nexus: 2K Display, Snapdragon 810 On Board?

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Remember those rumors according to which Google will team up with Huawei for this year’s Nexus smartphone (we also heard LG is in the cards)? Well, today new info has surfaced on the matter, via a Chinese analyst who seems to have good connections inside the Chinese mobile tech industry. According to Pan Jiutang, the Huawei made Nexus smartphone will …

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HTC One M9: Disappointing Sales, Snapdragon 810 To Blame?

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When most smartphone manufacturers were preparing to announce their latest flagship devices for the first part of 2015, gadget enthusiasts couldn’t help but wonder who will win the race this time and which one of the upcoming top-tier devices will be the so-called “hero smartphone”. Nowadays, all major contenders have already been either announced or released, and sadly, it appears …

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Oppo R7 Metal Unibody Officially Confirmed, Coming May 20th?

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Lately we’ve been talking a lot about the upcoming Oppo R7. The handset has been officially teased for a May release, we’ve seen it’s bezelless tech in action, and the company even confirmed some of its features (bezelless, 2.5D display glass, metallic chassis). All in all, you should have a general idea of how the Oppo R7 will look like. …

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Samsung Pay To Go Live In US and South Korea In The Second Half of 2015

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The launch of the Samsung Galaxy S6 marked an important step in the company’s evolution, not only because the flagship in question was a fresh take on the premium market, but also due to the fact that Sammy introduced a good number of new technologies along with it. One of these fresh additions comes in the form of Samsung Pay …

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Apple To Use Oxide TFTs On Next Gen iPads, LG Display Reacts (Rumor)

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We start the week off with a series of new reports concerning the next-gen iPad and LG Display’s involvement in the development of Apple’s products. Apparently, the Korean display manufacturer already started investing in its 8th generation P8-P9 production line for oxide TFT located in Paju. The reason why LG Display is making these advancements is because the next-gen iPad …

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Rumor: Apple Watch Monthly Production Target Cut In Half (Display and Assembling Issues)

In #all, #apple, #breaking by Mihai Matei3 Comments

As we get closer to Apple Watch’s market debut we continue to come across reports concerning various low yield issues that may lead to limited market availability. About a couple of weeks ago it was rumored that Apple’s initial Watch shipment will consist in 3 million units. Softly afterwards we received word that Quanta has a very low defect-free rate …

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Samsung Galaxy S6 Active: FCC Cleared, AT&T Release Date: Soon?

In #all, #android, #breaking, #samsung by Vlad AndriciLeave a Comment

Starting with the Galaxy S4, Samsung has started releasing rugged versions of its flagship. This was a most welcomed decision by those who needed better protection for their smartphones and a device that actually packs a punch – it’s no secret that until 2 or 3 years ago rugged smartphones were totally underpowered, sacrificing hardware prowess for better protection. It …

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Analyst: Snapdragon 818 Rumors Are Complete Rubbish

In #all, #android, #breaking, #technology by Mihai MateiLeave a Comment

As some of you might be aware of, a new rumor emerged yesterday in regards to Qualcomm’s alleged plans for its SoC line-up. Word was that the company is working on a so-called Snapdragon 818 SoC boasting a 10-core architecture, possibly aimed at MediaTek’s own deca-core processor: the Helio X20. Unfortunately, we already came across fresh reports claiming that the …

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Samsung – The Only Chip-maker To Expand Investments In 2015?

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With the release of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, the company’s proprietary Exynos SoC is going stronger than ever and Sammy is increasingly becoming one of the world’s leading chipset manufacturers and suppliers. Nevertheless it looks like the company’s efforts to win over the chipset market won’t stop anytime soon, as according to the Korean media Samsung will …

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iPad Pro Coming Next Year, Apple To Use New Touch Panel Material?

In #all, #apple, #breaking by Mihai MateiLeave a Comment

The iPad Pro is perhaps one of the most elusive gadgets expected to come out of Apple’s factory gates, especially since the tablet market outside the iOS ecosystem grew tremendously throughout the past couple of years or so. Nevertheless, many Apple enthusiasts expect the iPad Pro to win over the market and wow prospective customers with new tech and a …

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New Leak Shows Bezelless Oppo R7 Plus W Fingerprint Sensor

In #all, #android, #breaking, #china rising by Vlad AndriciLeave a Comment

These days, Oppo R7 must be one of the most talked about devices. We’ve seen it’s magnesium alloy back not long ago, and a confirmation from Oppo that it will come with a bezelless display (although the latest leaks have casted doubts on this particular feature), 2.5D glass display and metallic unibody. However, what most don’t know is that there …

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Vivo Teases X5Pro With Iris Scanner On Board

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During the last couple of weeks, Vivo has been quite busy teasing its upcoming smartphone dubbed Vivo X5Pro. If you’re somewhat familiar with Vivo’s history, you’re probably thinking that the X5Pro won’t be a flagship, given its name (Vivo usually publishes flagships under the XPlay brand). And while you’re probably right, given that the smartphone in question will be powered …

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Oppo Officially Confirms Bezelles R7, Metallic Build, 2.5D Display

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The Oppo R7 has lately been doing heavy rounds in online publications, and for good reason, since it might be one of the very first handsets to come with a truly bezelles display. We’ve seen Oppo’s bezelles technology in action several times and it was only yesterday that the Chinese company confirmed that the smartphone will see the light of …

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OPPO’s Bezelless Upcoming Smartphone Gets Caught On Video

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Throughout these past several weeks there have been numerous leaks and rumors flying around in regards to the alleged Oppo R5 successor. We’re referring of course to the bezelless smartphone that made the rounds in a handful of leaked pictures and even on camera. The handset in question captivated everyone’s attention thanks to its design. Using a relatively simple technology …

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Huawei Ascend P8 Promotional Material Leaks, No Fingerprint Rec Sensor In Sight

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Throughout these past several weeks, the Huawei Ascend P8 became an increasingly hot topic of discussion in the mobile world, all thanks to numerous leaks giving out chunks of information regarding the smartphone’s characteristics. The time for rumors will soon come to an end though, and many of our questions will be answered tomorrow in London where the Huawei Ascend …

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With 2 Million Pre-ordered Units In China, The ZenFone 2 Shapes Up To Be Quite A Hit

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Not long ago, we were telling you that ASUS has raised its smartphone sales goal for 2015 to 30 million units. At first, anyone would say this is a very ambitious goal, especially considering that ASUS sold “just” 8.5 million smartphones in 2014. However, last year’s ZenFone proved to be an unexpected success, with ASUS struggling to meet demand, while …

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Talk About New LG-Made Nexus Smartphone Reignites As Google Visits LG’s HQ and Affiliates

In #all, #android, #breaking, #lg, #nexus by Mihai Matei1 Comment

One of the reasons why Nexus smartphones can be more exciting than the rest of Android devices is because Google doesn’t stick to one hardware manufacturer. The first Nexus handset was created by HTC, followed by two devices by Samsung and two from LG. The latest model in the series was manufactured by Motorola, and recently there have been rumors …

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Samsung Needs 8 Mil Flexible Panels Monthly For The Galaxy S7, To Ramp Up Investment (Rumor)

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Samsung Display keeps on doing whatever it knows best, and at the moment this seems to translate into “preparing for the launch of the Samsung Galaxy S7″. According to a fresh series of reports from the company’s homeland, Samsung Display was supposed to invest big into expanding its A3 factory (which focuses solely on manufacturing flexible panels), as soon as …

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Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 edge US Pre-orders: More Than Double vs Galaxy S5 (Rumor)

In #all, #android, #breaking, #samsung by Mihai Matei1 Comment

The Samsung Galaxy S5 was somewhat of a disappointment for the Korean tech giant, as many prospective customers found it to be the same yearly bloated TouchWiz experience wrapped in a polycarbonate case. Nevertheless, while the SGS5 did not sell as good as Samsung initially expected, the series’ momentum helped in promoting the device on the market and tragedy was …

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Samsung To Triple The Original Galaxy S6 Edge Production Volume?

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Although the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge was released in relatively smaller quantities, the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge might very well become one of the Korean company’s main series of flagship phones. The handset has yet to see the light of day commercially, but reportedly ever since its official unveiling at MWC 2015, an increasing number of global cellphone retailers and …

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Samsung: 14nm AP Yield Issues, To Soon Become Qualcomm’s Main Supplier (Rumors)

In #all, #android, #breaking, #samsung, #technology by Mihai Matei1 Comment

While Samsung and TSMC seem to gear up for Apple’s A9 / A9X chipsets, market analysts continue to try and predict each company’s involvement in the matter. There seem to be two main schools of thought though, as some analysts believe that TSMC will get the lion’s share, whereas others seem more confident in Samsung’s ability to produce 14 nm …

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