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GEAK Watch brings Android in “true” smartwatch bid

GEAK Watch brings Android in “true” smartwatch bid

There a handful of watches out there that do a lot of nifty things besides tell the time and date, but it's hard to say they're actually worthy of the smartwatch name. Pebble is the most popular option, but it still lacks a lot of vital features that smartwatch entusiasts really want. However, a new watch that has showed up overseas looks to go where no smartwatch has gone before.

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Xiaomi TV photos suggest low-cost smartphone-connected sets appearing soon

Xiaomi TV photos suggest low-cost smartphone-connected sets appearing soon

There's a 47-inch television sitting in a factory somewhere in China that's about to be revealed to the mainland, and if it succeeds with its smartphone-connected plan of action, the United States may very well be next on its list of places to visit. What we're seeing here is a set of photos taken on a factory floor in China courtesy of microblogger "Only_Engage", the first of which was spotted by Engadget last week, of a television created by the China-based brand Xiaomi. This machine has not yet been officially announced by the company - a company that's been relatively successful thus far in creating low-cost Android devices and an Android-based set-top box for televisions of all kinds.

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Huawei Ascend P6 “world’s thinnest phone” leaks from all angles

Huawei Ascend P6 “world’s thinnest phone” leaks from all angles

If you've not seen the Huawei Ascend P6 by now, you're about to get experienced. This machine is set to be unveiled fully at an event taking place on the 18th of this month, but though Huawei hasn't made anything official, this machine's specifications - and physical photos from top, bottom, front, and back, have been popping up like they're already released. The Huawei Ascend P6 is claimed to be the new record holder for world's thinnest smartphone, too: let's have a look!

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Chinese hackers steal US advanced weapons blueprints according to report

Chinese hackers steal US advanced weapons blueprints according to report

It seems you can't go a day without hearing a new report about hackers, whether they're of the annoying Twitter-hijacking variety or the more troublesome DDoSing type. Some, however, are more insidious, including the Iranian hackers who are actively attacking the United States' energy industry. Now a leaked government document shows that Chinese hackers have accessed designs for some of the nation's most advanced weapons.

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Coolpad Quattro II 4G and 8920 smartphone hands-on

Coolpad Quattro II 4G and 8920 smartphone hands-on

When you hear the name Coolpad it might not ring a bell but the company has big plans for their phones in the US, and are here in Las Vegas for CTIA showing off their latest Android 4.1 Jelly Bean smartphones. The popular Chinese manufacturer wants to deliver quality 4G LTE smartphones for those on a budget, and in a way have stolen the show here at Pepcom. We got a look at their new Quattro II 4G, as well as the impressive 8920 that recently launched in China.

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US directly accuses Chinese government of cyberespionage

US directly accuses Chinese government of cyberespionage

After months of suggesting that China is behind high-profile hacking attempts on businesses and the US government, the US has finally laied some blame for cyber attacks directly at the feet of the Chinese government and military. The Pentagon issued a report Monday making a more direct accusation of cyberespionage perpetrated by China than it's ever issued in the past.

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OPPO Find 5 Review

OPPO Find 5 Review

The smartphone OPPO Find 5 was a surprise to behold when it first left the box here on the SlashGear review bench, mostly because when a relatively unknown smartphone brand delivers a package that appears to be too good to be true, it generally is. Here with OPPO Find 5's 5-inch display at 1080p, a Qualcomm quad-core processor, and a 13 megapixel camera connected at its center by a unique user interface, it seemed as though the company had created a pretty nice beast. The packaging certainly does the device some favors as well.

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Researchers uncover new dinosaur species in China

Researchers uncover new dinosaur species in China

If you spent your childhood digging in the sandbox, carefully shifting sand in hopes of finding a long-lost quarter or bobble head, only to find both after going elbows-deep in dirt, you can appreciate the excitement an international team of researchers is experiencing, having recently discovered a new dinosaur species located in China. The dinosaur has been dubbed the Aorun zhaoi, and died before reaching adulthood.

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