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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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Huawei Ascend D Quad Hands-on

Huawei Ascend D Quad Hands-on

In Barcelona this week Huawei have revealed their newest quad-core set of devices, the smartphone of this batch being the Huawei Ascend D Quad. We got a chance to get some hands-on time with the thinner of two units this week, the thicker being the extended-battery version called Ascend D Quad XL with a massive 2500 mAh battery inside. The smaller of the two feels fabulous to hold, both high quality in build and looking like Huawei put their best minds to work on the aesthetics of this beast of a device.

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Huawei MediaPad 10FHD Hands-on

Huawei MediaPad 10FHD Hands-on

It appears that it's time for Huawei to enter the quad-core game with a fury as not only have they released a smartphone and a 7-inch tablet, they've got a 10.1-inch tablet with quad-core by the name MediaPad 10FHD as well! This device runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, has a 10.1-inch IPS LCD display at 1920 x 1200 pixel resolution, and is running on Huawei's own brand new quad-core system on chip.

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HTC One X hands-on

HTC One X hands-on

HTC is pushing overall user experience with its MWC 2012 smartphone range, but it's hard not to talk about the HTC One X without spec hyperbole slipping in. The flagship of the new One Series, it's a 4.7-inch 720p HD "All-In Device" HTC insists, and - with a few blips - it's hard not to agree. After a long history of Qualcomm-powered devices, the One X brings NVIDIA's quadcore Tegra 3 into the HTC range. Read on for our hands-on first impressions.

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LG Optimus 4X HD Hands-on

LG Optimus 4X HD Hands-on

This week the folks at LG have revealed and we've gotten our hands on the next generation of LG Optimus device, the LG Optimus 4X. This smartphone takes the first-in-class Optimus 2X dual-core processor and amps it up with the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core SoC with 4-PLUS-1 technology. This device is the first to the European market with a true IPS HD display, has a lovely 4.7-inch display, and runs with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich right out of the box.

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HTC One X and One S captured in the wild

HTC One X and One S captured in the wild

This week we're more than pumped up to check out HTC's offering next week at Mobile World Congress 2012, and it appears that the folks at IT Pro Portal have had a stroke of luck seeing the first device in HTC's lineup for themselves. What you're looking at appears to be what many are calling the HTC One X, a device which has been tipped to have a quad-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor, an 8 megapixel camera on the back, and 4.7-inch super bright display. And by the looks of it, it's going to be one fantastic looking beast!

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NVIDIA Tegra 3 VSMP technology renamed 4-PLUS-1

NVIDIA Tegra 3 VSMP technology renamed 4-PLUS-1

Back when we were first learning about the amazing technology in the system-on-chip architecture of the NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, the term "VSMP" was used to describe the "ninja core" it included. That extra core, the fifth core, also known as the "companion core" is now set to be described in a much more "everyman" term: 4-PLUS-1. What the NVIDIA 4-PLUS-1 quad-core architecture here does is the same thing we described all those weeks ago, it's simply much more clear with a brand new name attached to it.

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LG Optimus 4X HD revealed and detailed with NVIDIA Tegra 3

LG Optimus 4X HD revealed and detailed with NVIDIA Tegra 3

This week LG Electronics have released information on their first NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor toting smartphone, the LG Optimus 4X HD. This device follows up on the world's first dual-core device, the LG Optimus 2X, and comes with everything from HD video playback to a high efficiency battery. This smartphone has a massive 4.7-inch display, 8.9mm thickness across the whole device, and a super-thin bezel around the screen - and of course, the NVIDIA Tegra 3 1.5GHz quad-core processor.

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MWC 2012 Smartphone Pre-Show Rundown

MWC 2012 Smartphone Pre-Show Rundown

This week we're getting one major influx of tips, previews, and leaks of information on the smartphone wave that's about to be crashing down upon us at Mobile World Congress 2012, and it's time you got a round-up! Everyone from Fujitsu to HTC and back to Nokia will be bringing some powerful combinations to the show, and with more cores, better resolution displays, and perhaps most exciting of all: much higher class cameras as well. This Spain adventure looks to be the best one yet - let's have at it!

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