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On Friday the big news was that NVIDIA had launched two separate suits against Samsung and Qualcomm for patent infringement (International Trade Commission (ITC) and the US District Court in Delaware). In the suits NVIDIA claims that the two companies have willfully infringed on their patented GPU technology and (of course) they would like to start banning devices. So far the list includes the yet to be released Note 4 and Note Edge. The patents in question appear to be Patent Nos. 6198488, 6992667, 7038685, 7015913, 6697063, 7209140 and 6690372.

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The next upgrade of the Windows Phone 8.1 should be launched in early April. One of the features that the OS currently lacks is the so-called center for notifications. In the Microsoft implementation, the functionality will be called the Action Center, and now they leaked the first images of the display screen.

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Sunday, 09 February 2014 19:55

Apple stays with PowerVR GPUs

After Apple this year for the production of A8 processor (SoC) hired companies that have not participated in the development of processors for Apple, an open question remained who will make the graphics processor for the new iPhone 6 and the upcoming iDevices.

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Monday, 27 January 2014 09:27

Nokia Normandy is Nokia X

At the upcoming Mobile World Congress which will be held in Barcelona, Nokia will supposedly present their new, somewhat controversial, mobile phone, about which more and more information leaks on the web. A month ago we published one of the first image of the device called Nokia Normandy, the first smartphone from this manufacturer that will be based on the Android OS.

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Options to pay via mobile phones are nothing new, but it seems that Apple doesn't like any of the current solutions. Instead of supporting some of the existing solutions, the company reportedly decided to develop their very own.

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Friday, 03 January 2014 09:23

BlackBerry will cut price of their smartphones

After all the bad decisions of the previous administration, the new BlackBerry's CEO John Chen, came up to with the conclusion that the price of their phones could be their main problem. He said for CNBC that their smartphones have a high retail price comparing to the competition, which results in a disappointing sales and constant losses.

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Friday, 27 December 2013 07:35

Dual SIM Nokia Lumia 630

Lumia 630 is a new Windows Phone device from Nokia. Although the information is not official, they are coming from a trusted source. Mentioned device will have support for simultaneous use of two SIM cards and will be designed for emerging markets.

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Thursday, 12 December 2013 06:23

Has the time come for Android based Nokia phones?

Nokia is developing an Android device , atleast according to sources close to the manufacturer. One of the smartphones on which Nokia is currently working carries codename Normandy, and it is a unit intended for the lower price range. Also, it was revealed that Nokia uses custom Android, rather than the Google's version, something like Amazon is using for its Kindle Fire tablet.

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In October, there have been rumors that Samsung might in their next flagship mobile phone, the Galaxy S5, install a scanner for identifying users through the pupil. About the same time the patent was applied for such a system of identity verification, and these rumors received an official confirmation that the Korean company is actively working on it.

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Intel has released its new chip ZMM 7160 which supports 4G LTE networking and is designed for installation in smartphones and tablets. The chip is already used in Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3 tablet devices which are sold in Europe and Asia.

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