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HTC One camera wows in real world Hands-on

HTC One camera wows in real world Hands-on

We've had a go at the HTC One X and the HTC One S, now it's time to let you in on the camera hardware and software involved in both of these marvelous machines. HTC has been adamant about how much time and effort they've put into the photo and video capturing elements of this Hero line of smartphones, and from what we've seen thus far, they've done quite an amazing job at it! Below we'll go through not only the interface in video form, but include several examples of both high definition video and photos galore.

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HTC One series starts Qualcomm / NVIDIA battery wars

HTC One series starts Qualcomm / NVIDIA battery wars

This week we're getting our first look at the smartphone-based next-generation processors of two giants (Qualcomm and NVIDIA) as they sit on the HTC One series reviewed earlier today. What we're seeing is that not only are both of these chipmakers bringing heat to the processing world, they've begun a true war on battery conservation. The HTC One X smartphone contains NVIDIA's Tegra 3 quad-core processor with an extra core for low-powered tasks and sleeping, while the HTC One S contains the Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chip, made also to keep itself conservative when it comes to draining your power.

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SoulCraft epic RPG comes to Android on NVIDIA-laden devices

SoulCraft epic RPG comes to Android on NVIDIA-laden devices

This week you can grab a brand new edition of the utterly epic role-playing game for the mobile platform: SoulCraft for Android, exclusively on NVIDIA Tegra-toting devices in its HD form. This game is coming out in two editions, one as high-class as it gets for devices working with NVIDIA's quad-core processor Tegra 3, the other a more standard edition made for all Android devices. This game is the new Diablo alternative for those waiting for the epic third installment of that beast on the desktop - it's a must see!

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NVIDIA plans Tegra for notebooks and Kepler for Superphones

NVIDIA plans Tegra for notebooks and Kepler for Superphones

It's a world turned upside down here at the tail end of the week for NVIDIA as we get word that word is spreading of Tegra-based notebooks and Kepler-based Superphones in the not-too-distant future. These tips come from two separate notes, one from NVIDIA's CEO Jen-Hsun Huang speaking on Kepler's successful launch, the other from NVIDIA's mobile chief Rene Haas on Tegra's ongoing quest for supremacy. What you'll find is that quotes from the both of them have aspirations beyond what they've already done to conquer the computing and mobile worlds.

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Huawei Ascend D quad XL tops benchmarks

Huawei Ascend D quad XL tops benchmarks

It was somewhat of a surprise back at MWC 2012 when Huawei announced that their new flagship smartphones, the Ascend D quad and quad XL, would not be using chipsets from NVIDIA or Qualcomm. Instead, Huawei would be using their own SoC, the Huawei K3V2, a quad-core chip clocked at 1.2Ghz in the Ascend D quad, and 1.5Ghz in the quad XL. Benchmarks have now surfaced pitting Huawei’s performance against other chipsets.

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iPad 3rd Gen Hands-on vs Android: Gaming

iPad 3rd Gen Hands-on vs Android: Gaming

The showdown continues: the 2012 Retina Display-bearing iPad faces off against the ASUS Transformer Prime, this time bringing the two gaming-ready giants to the court for their next all-out hardware brawl. What we're doing here is showing how these two prime examples of nicest and newest tablet hardware on the market for each of these two beasts' operating systems, with the iPad running iOS and the Transformer running Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich - these tied directly to the power of the units' processors: the A5X from Apple and NVIDIA's Tegra 3 quad-core processor with 4-PLUS-1 technology. Who will be the victor in the gaming space? You'll find that there's no one simple answer to that question rather quickly.

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SlashGear’s Transformer Prime Quad-Core Pack Giveaway!

SlashGear’s Transformer Prime Quad-Core Pack Giveaway!

It's tablet season here on SlashGear, and what better way to start off Spring than with your very own ASUS Transformer Prime Android tablet with keyboard dock and Powerbag Messenger bag to match? It's NVIDIA, the creators of the Tegra 3 quad-core processor with 4-PLUS-1 technology powering this fabulous tablet that are providing prizes, and two full "Quad Core Packs" are what we've got to give away! Have a peek at our original Transformer Prime review, then see our review of this same excellent tablet with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich installed, then head below and win one for yourself!

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Apple iPad A5X processor confirmed: 4x the performance of Tegra 3

Apple iPad A5X processor confirmed: 4x the performance of Tegra 3

As if all the rumors and leaks weren't all but a sure sign today on stage Tim Cook has officially confirmed the dual-core Apple A5X processor inside the new iPad. While the tablet is still dual-core the X in the name stands for quad-core graphics. Mentioning that we don't need high power usage quad-core processors when we have a dual-core A5 that is excellent, and has now been improved. Then his focus turned to NVIDIA and their Tegra 3 quad-core processor that has seen so much hype as of late. Read on below for his thoughts on the new A5X.

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Fujitsu prototype Tegra 3 Android smartphone Hands-on

Fujitsu prototype Tegra 3 Android smartphone Hands-on

Fujitsu had a prototype Tegra 3 Android smartphone safely hidden behind a glass wall at CES in Las Vegas, but here in Barcelona at Mobile World Congress we were able to get up close and personal with it. This new waterproof quad-core powered prototype smartphone was out in public and all they are calling it is "quad-core prototype" until further notice. More details and video below.

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