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Android 5.0 Lollipop Heading to NVIDIA Shield Tablet

Lollipop Forest

Android 5.0 Lollipop will make its way to the NVIDIA Shield soon. There’s no word on when Lillipop will land on the gaming tablet, but it’s going to be one of the first devices to receive Google’s sweet new update. NVIDIA’s promising more than just Lillipop with the new update, although they haven’t said exactly…

Lenovo to launch a new brand to compete with Xiaomi

Lenovo Vibe Z2

Lenovo is looking to launch a new brand in China — and we guess few other Asian countries — to compete with Xiaomi. If everything goes as planned, said brand/company will be open for business starting from April 2015. The Chinese giant is already owning Motorola and we’re not sure they really need another brand…

Samsung rebrands Exynos 5433 to Exynos 7 Octa

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa

Samsung announced its latest chip, the Exynos 7 Octa. However, this is not really the all-new offering; rather, the Korean company decided to rebrand its new Exynos 5433 SoC, which happens to power some Galaxy Note 4 variants. We can understand the thinking behind this move. For one thing, the Exynos 5433 / Exynos 7…

Acer working on a mobile payments service, wants to integrate fingerprint readers in its mobile devices

Acer

We don’t usually associate Acer with cool mobile devices. Quite the contrary, their gear seldom praised, and the company is struggling to stay relevant in this space. They, obviously, don’t like this and are preparing to change some things in the future. Beyond better devices, the Taiwanese company is also looking to launch an Apple…

Apple Officially Announces the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3

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Apple unveiled the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3 today at an event in Cupertino. The new iPads are thinner, lighter and more powerful than their predecessors. While the improvements to Apple’s line of tablets are welcome, there’s really nothing super exciting about the new offerings. Along with hardware improvements, Apple Pay will grace…

Facebook, Samsung team-up over VR screens

SAMSUNG

Yesterday, the media reported that Facebook’s CEO met with Samsung’s top executives, including the company’s vice chairman Lee Jay-yong, Sheryl Sandberg, as well as Shin Jong-kyun, head of mobile at Samsung. That, obviously, prompted another slew of rumors that we’ll be seeing another Facebook phone, this time coming to the market with the help of…

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