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ASUS MeMo Pad HD 7 vs Nexus 7: what you gain and what you lose

ASUS MeMo Pad HD 7 vs Nexus 7: what you gain and what you lose

This week at Computex, ASUS has revealed the MeMo Pad HD 7, a direct competitor for the Google Nexus 7, both of them working with a 7-inch display and both of them made by the same company. Though it may seem strange at first for ASUS to create a tablet that's so extremely similar to the machine they've got in their deal with Google, the different bits and pieces offered with this new machine may make all the difference. And it all starts with color choices.

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PSA: Dead On Arrival 2 Android zombie horror beta begins at dawn

PSA: Dead On Arrival 2 Android zombie horror beta begins at dawn

If you're all about the burning up of your zombie enemies and have a hankering to do so on your Android device, your time has arrived. The game Dead on Arrival 2 has announced that their next beta testing round will be beginning tomorrow - all users need to do is agree that they'll never tell what they saw: this game wont be out for a while. It has, on the other hand, been demonstrated more than once on NVIDIA SHIELD.

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NVIDIA SHIELD final hours recounted before Production Release

NVIDIA SHIELD final hours recounted before Production Release

Today the team behind NVIDIA's SHIELD device have spoken on the activities and preparations made for showing the device on "P-Relase" day. P-Release signifies the device is ready for production, and what the team has shared today is what went on behind the scenes right up until NVIDIA's most recent quarterly internal company meeting where CEO Jen-Hsun Huang showed off the very first SHIELD production unit. This device was first introduced back at CES 2013 earlier this year, and it'll be shipped to the first wave of pre-order users in June.

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Nexus 7 refresh coming quick: HD display on tap

Nexus 7 refresh coming quick: HD display on tap

There's chatter of a brand new iteration of the Google Nexus 7 appearing this afternoon alongside talk of not just a new version of Android, but another "Google Edition" smartphone as well. While Android 4.3 continues to appear in our very own traffic logs here on SlashGear, so too has it been tipped that this update will upgrade features like the system's camera software. In the tablet universe, it's a reissue of the Nexus 7 that's popping up as a possible reality for as soon as next month.

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NVIDIA Project SHIELD unleashes Riptide GP 2 in sweetest demo yet

NVIDIA Project SHIELD unleashes Riptide GP 2 in sweetest demo yet

It's time again for some rip-roaring action with NVIDIA's Project SHIELD and the sequel to one of the most awesomely entertaining games on the Android gaming platform: Riptide GP 2! This game takes on what the original blasted forth with awesomely futuristic jet-ski racing made excellent by NVIDIA's team-up with the developers at Vector Unit for Tegra optimization. In this demo you'll also be seeing the Project SHIELD implementation of NVIDIA Tegra 4 quad-core processing power with visual splendor popping up on a whopping 72 GPU cores.

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NVIDIA Tegra 4 benchmarking and hands-on with Phoenix

NVIDIA Tegra 4 benchmarking and hands-on with Phoenix

This week we've had the opportunity to take a peek at the NVIDIA Tegra 4 quad-core processor inside both a couple of tablets and the Phoenix Developer Platform smartphone (in the form of the Tegra 4i). While we've only been able to see benchmarks in a mocked-up version of a tablet, the numbers are impressive, to say the least. We've also had a peek at the insides of an NVIDIA Tegra 4 and Tegra 4i chip setup, with an up-close look at how the SoCs look inside your phone or tablet of the future.

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NVIDIA Project SHIELD demoes PC-bound Need For Speed: Most Wanted

NVIDIA Project SHIELD demoes PC-bound Need For Speed: Most Wanted

Today the folks at NVIDIA are once again showing off the PC-streaming prowess of their Project SHIELD device with none other than the game Need For Speed: Most Wanted. It's not often that a game with this much heavy-duty need for graphics backup is seen on a device smaller than a desktop computer - but here it is, in full-on instant-gratification streaming action from the comfort of your couch. Project SHIELD is a device that will soon be delivered by NVIDIA to a retail store near you - at the moment it's still in production.

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ASUS MeMO Pad 10 Smart revealed in product leak

ASUS MeMO Pad 10 Smart revealed in product leak

This week the folks at ASUS have had a bit of a leak in their pipes with both product images and details surrounding their next Android tablet, the ASUS MeMO Pad 10. This machine (product number ME301T) works with a 10.1-inch IPS LCD display with 1280 x 800 pixel resolution and a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor under the hood. Oddly enough, inside this machine you'll find just 1GB of ram, and that display resolution is less than what we've seen on devices like the Transformer Infinity from last year - could this be a budget-minded machine?

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Sony Xperia Tablet Z revealed with not-quite-Nexus specs

Sony Xperia Tablet Z revealed with not-quite-Nexus specs

Today Sony has made a bit of a soft announcement of their next-generation hero tablet, that being the Xperia Tablet Z: complete with a quad-core processor and a rather thin body. This machine is just about as strait up rectangular a tablet as we've ever seen with extremely tight (but not quite square) corners and what appears to be a slightly odd aspect ratio bezel around its 10.1-inch display. The Sony Xperia Tablet Z is also set to bring on none other than Sony's own "S-Force" virtual surround sound system - strange stuff!

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SlashGear 101: NVIDIA Tegra 4 in detail

SlashGear 101: NVIDIA Tegra 4 in detail

At CES 2013 we saw the unveiling of the NVIDIA Tegra 4, a mobile processor the company suggested was the World's Fastest, it containing 72 GPU cores, five CPU cores (one of them an A15 "companion"), and the ability to work with 4G LTE. The Tegra 4 will be working with the NVIDIA Icera i500, that being a 28nm HP, Category 3 LTE (4 in the pipeline) Soft Modem. These two pieces of architecture together will be NVIDIA's hero technology for mobile devices throughout 2013.

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NVIDIA Tegra 4 revealed with 72 GPU cores and 4G LTE

NVIDIA Tegra 4 revealed with 72 GPU cores and 4G LTE

This week at CES 2013 the CEO of NVIDIA, Jen-Hsung Huang, revealed the next industry-leading processor by NVIDIA's clock, that being the Tegra 4. This processor works with 72 GPU cores, 4 A15 CPU cores, and the ability to work with 4G LTE. The first test this processor was put to live on stage was between itself in an unnamed tablet and the Google Nexus 10 - loading webpages on the Tegra 4 (imagine that) finished much, much quicker than the Nexus 10.

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HTC M7 specifications leak with hint of new Sense

HTC M7 specifications leak with hint of new Sense

This week one of the biggest points of interest in the leaked or otherwise tipped or rumored smartphone department has been the HTC M7, and today we've got a batch of new details for you straight from the anonymous barn. This machine is set to be working with an "all black design", it's being said today by a source speaking with HTC Source, and will be coming with a new version of HTC Sense that's both clean and simple - not generally what Sense is all about (so to speak). This device will still not likely be appearing until at least after next week as next week is CES 2013, but you never know!

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