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Lenovo financials miss targets; job cuts planned
— 9:18 AM on August 13, 2015

Lenovo has announced its Q2 financial results, and while the company posted a profit, it's looking to cut costs. The world's largest PC maker...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing Personal tech

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Snapdragon 820 SoC will have Adreno 530 graphics, Spectra ISP
— 7:28 AM on August 12, 2015

This has been a tough year for Qualcomm's chipmaking business, but the company hopes to turn its fortunes around with the newly-announced Snapdragon...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Android privilege-escalation vulnerability affects 55% of devices
— 2:56 PM on August 11, 2015

There must be a glitch in the Matrix. I feel like I'm writing the same news again and again. A pair of researchers from IBM's...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Vulkan is about to erupt in Android
— 8:49 AM on August 11, 2015

Google has chosen Vulkan, the low-overhead variant of OpenGL, as the next-generation graphics API for Android. The company details the new API's benefits

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing Software

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Lenovo's P-series ThinkPads pack mobile Xeon power
— 7:49 AM on August 11, 2015

Intel's just-announced mobile Xeons have already started trickling into mobile workstations—or at least into mobile workstation announcements. Lenovo has unveiled its ThinkPad P series...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Workstations

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Smach Zero plays your Steam library on the go
— 7:05 AM on August 11, 2015

The Steamboy project unveiled at E3 last year looked interesting, but we noted at the time that the promised 2015 debut seemed ambitious. Now, the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Gaming Personal tech

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Rumor: Apple bends to pressure; iPhone 6S won't
— 5:53 PM on August 10, 2015

Apple downplayed reports of its iPhone 6 bending under stress more easily than phones from rival companies, but the company may be looking to avoid...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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PowerVR Vulkan demo delivers lots of gnomes per second
— 5:36 PM on August 10, 2015

Imagination Technologies has made a demo showcasing Vulkan's performance on one of its GPUs, alongside a blog post with all of the details...

Type: News story Tags: Graphics Mobile computing

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Researchers point fingers at Android phones' fingerprint security
— 1:32 PM on August 10, 2015

Researchers from FireEye Labs have unearthed multiple vulnerabilities in the fingerprint scanner implementations of several Android handsets. The group's research paper was presented at...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Certifi-gate is the latest Android security scandal
— 11:30 AM on August 7, 2015

Today's high-level Android vulnerability is called Certifi-gate. As you might have guessed, it gets its name from an underlying problem with the way the...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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HTC posts loss in Q2, will cut jobs and phone models
— 12:08 PM on August 6, 2015

Times are tough for HTC. The Taiwanese phone maker has announced (PDF) its Q2 2015 financial results with a loss of NT$5.1 billion ($157 million)...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Google and Samsung will update Android faster after Stagefright
— 5:43 PM on August 5, 2015

Last week's revelation of the Stagefright Android vulnerability has security-conscious Android users on edge. Fortunately, it looks like Android device makers aren't asleep at...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Nokia sells Here maps to auto consortium for $3.06 billion
— 12:41 PM on August 3, 2015

It doesn't seem like too long ago that Nokia went all-in with Windows Phone and differentiated itself with its Here map service. Since then, not...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Personal tech

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Report: new Google Glass is a clip-on model for businesses
— 9:54 AM on July 31, 2015

The Wall Street Journal has a report on a new version of Google's Glass eyewear, which is apparently targeted exclusively at businesses. According to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Nvidia recalls Shield Tablet due to battery fire risk
— 8:05 AM on July 31, 2015

Some Nvidia Shield Tablets built between July 2014 and July 2015 could pose a fire risk. The batteries in the affected tablets can apparently overheat to dangerous...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Samsung Q2 earnings fall, mobile device sales disappoint
— 8:39 AM on July 30, 2015

Samsung Electronics has released its Q2 2015 financial report. Sales were down approximately 8% from the year-ago quarter, totalling 48.54 trillion Korean won ($41.3 billion)....

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Mobile computing Personal tech

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Motorola's Moto X Play is all about battery life
— 1:43 PM on July 28, 2015

Say hello to the Moto X Play. Fitting between the refreshed Moto G and the Moto X Style, this mid-range handset looks...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Moto X Style packs a 21-MP camera, Snapdragon 808 power
— 10:59 AM on July 28, 2015

Motorola has just unveiled two new Moto X phones: the Moto X Style, and the Moto X Play. The former is meant to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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