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Qualcomm announces new CPUs, gets Netflix certification (with limited video preview)

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Amazingly, I was just talking to fellow writer Chris about this subject yesterday. He was of the mind that if Netflix were coming to Android tablets, the manufacturers would be shouting it from the rooftops. My…

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Texas Instruments announces quad-core OMAP5 processors

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I know that some of you are a bit skeptical as to why one would need a quad-core processor in a tablet or other mobile device, but Texas Instruments has a pretty compelling reason: battery life. I bet you didn̵…

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Android Hacks

DROID X and DROID 2 make their way to 2Ghz speeds

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One of the coolest and best things that you can do to a rooted Android phone is install custom kernels and overclock the CPU to achieve faster processing speeds. Just the other day the G2 got its own impressive ove…

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LG will ship Android phones powered by dual-core CPUs in Q4

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Just hours before Samsung introduced its new Orion processor powerhouse yesterday, LG announced that it will ship Android phones with dual-core CPUs in Q4 this year. LG has teamed up with NVIDIA and the upcomi…

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Samsung introduces the Orion: a dual-core CPU that blows the Hummingbird out of the water

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Samsung’s Hummingbird chipset is able to process a whopping 90 million triangles per second, three times more than the iPhone 3GS, and it’s still the fastest Cortex-A8 CPU available for mobile devices. Now Sa…

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