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HTC One S hands-on

HTC One S hands-on

While the One X may be HTC's new flagship, the One S is arguably the most cohesive all-round package: a balance of design, screen size and performance with the benefits of Ice Cream Sandwich. Sense 4.0 has been cleaned up and pushed back to its roots - improving the core OS experience, rather than merely making it look different - while HTC's legendary hardware expertise has been pushed to the next level with some attention-grabbing production processes. Read on for our hands-on first impressions.

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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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NVIDIA Icera Modem detailed with voice-over-LTE and gaming

NVIDIA Icera Modem detailed with voice-over-LTE and gaming

The folks at NVIDIA are coming in hot with not only information about the soon to be released quad-core smartphones on the block, the first on earth of course, but with LTE and their own Icera modems as well! Mobile World Congress 2012 is right around the corner, and NVIDIA is showing off how fabulous their showing is going to be at the world's largest mobile-based convention of the year - right here with Icera! In their latest update, they've detailed not only Voice over LTE with Icera, but LTE gaming as well.

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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 makes pact with LTE partners for Tegra 3 speed supremacy

NVIDIA makes pact with LTE partners for Tegra 3 speed supremacy

Today the folks at NVIDIA have announced their brand new partnership with two of the world's top cellular silicon suppliers GCT Semiconductor and Renesas Mobile, both of them set to developer LTE alongside Tegra 3 a more integrated solution in smart devices than ever before. NVIDIA also recently announced their first Icera modem-toting smartphone which will also bring the chip-giant up in the world of all-chips in each mobile device. With Icera under NVIDIA's wing and the two big names in LTE development joining forces with them this week, NVIDIA is set to bring the integrated heat in 2012.

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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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Fujitsu bringing the quad-core heat to Mobile World Congress

Fujitsu bringing the quad-core heat to Mobile World Congress

There's one gigantically powerful and ultra-enticing smartphone headed for Mobile World Congress from Fujitsu, and it comes with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and an NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor inside, right next to a tablet with no less than the same (minus the camera, of course)! These devices does not yet have a name, but according to Unwired View on the smartphone, they wont be anything to be scoffing at. With the onset of quad-core processors and the regular appearance of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich PLUS the coming of the 12+ megapixel camera on smartphones, have we suddenly decimated the relevance of all other smart devices from years past?

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NVIDIA confirms quad-core smartphones in Q1

NVIDIA confirms quad-core smartphones in Q1

The Mobile World Congress event we'll be attending at the end of this month will indeed play host to more than one quad-core packing NVIDIA Tegra 3 smartphone, so says CEO Jen-Hsun Huang. Word of these devices was suspected for some time now, most recently seen via NVIDIA with their invite to the MWC 2012 events, but today is the final confirmation of what we'll see: not just one Tegra 3 base superphone, but several. It was during NIVIDA's annual and fourth quarter Fiscal 2012 earnings call that this news was released, and it wasn't the only good news the group had to share.

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NVIDIA MWC 2012 invite teases world’s first quad-core phone

NVIDIA MWC 2012 invite teases world’s first quad-core phone

As the 2012 edition of Mobile World Congress quickly approaches, NVIDIA sends its invite to a series of events, the ultimate subject being their quad-core Tegra 3 processor sitting on a smartphone! This reveal will end up being the first time we've seen a quad-core System on Chip working on a device smaller than a tablet, and in true classic fashion, will mark one year exactly since we first laid eyes on the original announcement of Tegra 3, then code-named Project Kal-El. Superman has since landed on the Asus Transformer Prime and will soon find its way onto several other tablets, also perhaps being released at this same set of events.

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LG X3 quad-core ICS smartphone teased in detail

LG X3 quad-core ICS smartphone teased in detail

This week it's time to get serious about quad-cores, be it in the tablets that defined CES 2012, the HTC Edge or Endeavor, whatever it ends up being called, and now the LG X3, the device you see in the image here in this post. This device has been tipped to PocketNow as having the fabulous NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor inside, working with a 4.7-inch 1280 x 720 pixel resolution display, and all the while working with a profile that's under 9mm. If this device feels half as nice as the LG G2X we saw last year, we're gonna love the heck out of it.

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Live at NVIDIA CES 2012 Press Event

Live at NVIDIA CES 2012 Press Event

Okay folks, who is ready for some NVIDIA quad-core news? We are live at the NVIDIA Conference at CES 2012 and are ready to speed through some quad-core goodness. The show is about to kick off and if you've been following along with recent mobile news NVIDIA is set to make a huge splash this year. We'll be seeing all kinds of superphone level smartphones and tablets.

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