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Tuesday, 26 Feb 2013
Samsung is currently the world's biggest Android manufacturer, and its success in the mobile arena is eating away at its relationship with Google. Executives at Google are worried that Samsung's growing leverage over Android, could lead to Samsung muscling in on Google's mobile ad revenue.
The Pirate Bay has left Sweden after the Swedish Pirate Party stopped providing web-hosting services for the site. But fret not, web-hosting services will now be provided by the Pirate Parties in Spain and Norway.
Monday, 25 Feb 2013
Intel has just announced its Atom 'Clover Trail+' SoC platform for smartphones and tablets. This mainly marks a step up in terms of graphical performance from the existing Intel Atom Z2760 SoC. Read on to uncover more about the new Clover Trail+ chips!
The Sony Xperia Tablet Z has just been announced in Japan. The tablet comes with high-end specs like a 10.1-inch 1920 x 1200p screen, 4G LTE, 8.1 megapixel camera and a quad-core 1.5GHz Qualcomm chip.
Qualcomm has announced its new RF360 4G LTE baseband chip that aims to eliminate LTE band fragmentation. The Qualcomm RF360 radio chipset is able to support over 40 different frequencies currently used by carriers globally and seven cellular modes.
The upcoming LG Optimus G, expected to be unveiled in Q3, will reportedly be the first LG device to run on the company's own homebrewed chipset, according to Korea Times.
Upcoming Firefox builds will be blocking third party cookies by default. Firefox currently has a "do not track" extension, but many third party advertisers simply ignore the "do not track" requests of the extension and leave a cookie behind anyway.
HP has just unveiled its first Android product and tablet, the Slate 7. With a starting price of US$169.99, the tablet will go on sale in April.
Friday, 22 Feb 2013
The latest rumor, according to Xperia Blog, is about the Xperia SP. The phone is said to come with a "4.6-inch 720p screen, quad core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro and an 8 megapixel camera".
Before the Mobile World Congress 2013 begins, LG unveiled its newest smartphones - the Optimus F5 and Optimus F7. Both smartphones running on the Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean platform are expected to bridge the gap between the Optimus L and Optimus G series.