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Samsung Galaxy Note II hands-on with quad-core gaming

Samsung Galaxy Note II hands-on with quad-core gaming

The Samsung Galaxy Note II is coming to a carrier near you soon, and one fact that seems to have slipped under the radar for many is that it comes with not just a massive display, but a gaming-ready quad-core Exynos processor as well. Samsung's own Exynos quad-core architecture inside this phablet unit makes for a fluid experience only otherwise available on Android with the LG Optimus G or the LG Nexus 4, both of which use Qualcomm's quad-core processor Snapdragon S4 Pro. Let's have a peek at what Samsung's double-punch of both the chassis and the chipset made by them for you.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 16, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 16, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday evening everyone. Today was a pretty big day as far as news goes, with Apple sending out invites to an upcoming event, which is where we're assuming the company will announce the iPad Mini. Not one to be outdone, Microsoft finally gave us some substantial details on Surface today (including information on pre-orders), and Samsung was right there to put its line up of new Windows 8 PCs and tablets up for pre-order as well.

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AT&T LG Optimus G Review

AT&T LG Optimus G Review

With the LG Optimus G, this OEM brings on its most powerful device by a long shot, with Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor inside and a 4.7-inch TrueHD IPS+ LCD display up front, this running on AT&T's 4G LTE network here in the USA. What we're seeing here is a device that's ever so slightly confused in its identity - with more power than it knows what to do with in a device that looks and feels fabulous, but is just a bit bigger and more slippery than a normal-sized human being will be comfortable holding. Perhaps this combination of looks and processing power are enough to convince us that LG has suddenly become as much of a top-tier contender in the USA as Samsung and Apple?

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 15, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 15, 2012

Welcome back to Monday everyone - we've got a heaping helping of news to recap, so let's dive right in. Today we found out that Apple's manufacturing partnership with Samsung may not last much longer, and that the Google Nexus 7 might just be the best-selling Android tablet ever (which, given its immense popularity, doesn't surprise us in the least). One Walmart store has its shelves fully stocked with copies of Windows 8, and this afternoon, we have reason to believe that a new, slimmer iMac may be in the pipeline.

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AT&T LG Optimus G hands-on with quad-core gaming

AT&T LG Optimus G hands-on with quad-core gaming

It's time to take a peek at the LG Optimus G as it runs on AT&T's 4G LTE network and busts out with the majorly powerful Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro quad-core processor on a set of three lovely games. The first game we're taking a peek at is Wild Blood, a hack-and-slash monster-slaying 3rd-person adventure from Gameloft. Gameloft also presents the second game we're having a peek at, that being Asphalt 7, a racing game with lots and lots of drifting. Then it's time for a glu-developed game by the name of Indestructible - one car destroys another with chain guns, missiles, and many, many bombs. UPDATE: We've now got an AT&T LG Optimus G full review as well!

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LG Jelly Bean upgrade schedule hits Optimus G early

LG Jelly Bean upgrade schedule hits Optimus G early

If you're thinking about picking up the brand new quad-core powerhouse by the name of LG Optimus G in the near future, you're in for a treat - LG has just released their update schedule for Android 4.1 Jelly Bean and the G is up for upgrade! Unfortunately for you if you're picking up the device inside the USA, you won't necessarily see the upgrade so soon as the Korean version which will be grabbing 4.1 in December. Here in the USA we're more than likely still going to have to wait several more months while a lovely collection of LG devices overseas see their tasty treats delivered inside 2012.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 12, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 12, 2012

Welcome to Friday, folks. The weekend is here once again, and what better way to kick off the festivities than with a Windows 8 purchase? The new OS went up for pre-order today, while a number of other Windows 8-related stories were popping up all over the place. For instance, we found out that the marketing campaign for Windows 8 cost Microsoft a whopping $1.5 billion, and a collection of HP computers were spotted running Windows 8 on the show floor of one Best Buy store in Minnesota.

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LG Nexus 4 smartphone launch tipped for October 29th

LG Nexus 4 smartphone launch tipped for October 29th

If you're waiting for the next Nexus smartphone from Google with their own stripped-down version of Android (in whatever iteration they choose to deliver), you'll not be waiting more than a month. A tip from French publication Le Figaro has delivered an inside source with a carrier source they've been speaking with anonymously that the 29th of October will be the availability date for the next-generation LG Nexus 4, with a December release date up for France specifically.

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