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Samsung Galaxy S III Pre-Launch Rumor Round-up

Samsung Galaxy S III Pre-Launch Rumor Round-up

Tomorrow the Samsung Galaxy S III will be unveiled at the end of a long line of rumors, tips, and leaks which we've collected here. The collection of details that've thus far been released will culminate in the Samsung Unpacked event we're attending tomorrow in London, this event set to show off the next-generation Samsung smartphone in all its glory. Though you should, as always, take these tips with a healthy grain of salt, there's also a lot to be said for collecting and comparing them all against one another.

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Dark Meadow: The Pact THD for Android Review

Dark Meadow: The Pact THD for Android Review

It's time once again to get hardcore with some next-level mobile gaming thanks to NVIDIA's Tegra Zone and their initiative to bring developers like Phosphor Studios into the optimized-for-Tegra world of gaming. What happens with games like these is that a developer group will meet up with NVIDIA and shake hands saying yes, we've got an awesome game and yes, we want to work with you to optimize gameplay for the Tegra line of processors for Android. Dark Meadow comes out this week for Android for free with no cost to you to play the whole game through.

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ASUS Transformer Pad TF300 vs Prime Hands-on

ASUS Transformer Pad TF300 vs Prime Hands-on

We've had enough time now with the ASUS Transformer Pad TF300 that it's finally time to put it to the test - a hardware-to-hardware comparison with its predecessor the Transformer Prime. What you're going to see is that the first-ever tablet with an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor as well as the first ever tablet with officially licensed Ice Cream Sandwich is so extremely similar to the TF300 that it's difficult to tell the two apart. It's the cost of the units then that might be the sway point for most potential users - could it all be so simple?

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 delayed for quad-core upgrade [UPDATE: Samsung denies]

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 delayed for quad-core upgrade [UPDATE: Samsung denies]

The folks at Samsung have been tipped to be holding back the next steps in their tablet evolution with not only the Galaxy Tab 2 10.1 but the Galaxy Note 10.1 as well, both of them set for an upgrade to quad-core processors at launch time. Both of these devices were originally set to have dual-core processors of one kind or another, but due to the extremely quickly changing times in the tablet market it seems, they'll be upgrading both to their next-generation Exynos chips with four CPU cores instead. This bodes well for the Samsung tablet line as well as the Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone which is set to be revealed next month.

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Meizu announces MX Quad-core with Exynos processor

Meizu announces MX Quad-core with Exynos processor

Just five months after the Meizu MX became official, it's getting the quad-core processor that the Chinese superphone was rumored to get in the first place. But this time there's a surprise: the MX Quad-core is using Samsung's Exynos A9 architecture for its system-on-a-chip, something that should make performance junkies ecstatic even without a given clock speed. Meizu announced the new phone today with a planned release in June, claiming a 60% increase in processor performance and a 50% jump in GPU performance over the previous version.

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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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