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Marvell announces 64-bit Armada PXA 1928 SoC

Source: Android Authority Marvell also has something of the 64-bit variety to show us this week, with its new Armada system-on-chip. The new Armada PXA 1928 is based on the new ARMv8 architecture and features four 1.5GHz Cortex A53 cores, accompanied

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4K Displays and More at CES 2014

Source: Electronic Design “Vivante announced the release of its next generation GC7000 series graphics IP cores to enhance performance and quality of 4K rendering to any mobile or TV screen.”

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HP Slate 6 Voice Tab with voice-calling spotted in Bluetooth SIG filing

Source: NDTV Gadgets “Other rumoured specifications of the alleged Slate 6 Voice Tab include a 1GHz quad-core Marvell PXA 1088 processor with Vivante GC1000 GPU. The alleged phablet from HP is said to sport a HD display with 240ppi pixel

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Research and Markets: Mobile Devices and the GPUs Inside

Source: Research and Markets Report “One area that is fueling the growth of portable SoCs is the exploding tablet market in China, which is contributing significantly to the astounding growth that ARM and Vivante are experiencing.”

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Jon Peddie Research: Vivante growing rapidly, showing tremendous growth year to year

Source: Jon Peddie Research The market for portable devices (mobile devices that we can carry including notebooks) continues to soar in spite of economic difficulties and general uncertainty. Although personal devices are not necessarily replacing the PC, they are outselling

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Vivante Ups Mobile GPU Ante With Vega

Source: Dorian Black, Tom’s Hardware Last week, we had the opportunity to sit down with Vivante and discuss the company’s upcoming GPU core. Codenamed Vega, the product is aimed at the mobile, home entertainment, and automotive segments. Suffice to say,

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FCC Reveals Google Chromecast Hardware and More

Source: Kevin Parrish via Brian Klug, Tom’s Hardware A few interesting tidbits have popped up since Google introduced Chromecast less than 24 hours ago, including some of the specs and tips on how to load up videos stored on a

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Chromecast hardware specs + Miracast/WiDi support discussion

Source: xda developers, xda developers Chromecast has enough hardware to do the encoding/decoding/transfer, and it’s a simple software mod to make Miracast/WiDi work properly.  

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What the Inside of Google’s Chromecast Looks Like

Source: Casey Chan, Gizmodo Curious as to what’s hiding inside the Google Chromecast dongle? Thanks to the FCC, we don’t have to wonder what the Chromecast is packing anymore.

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Android Authority Huawei Ascend Mate Review

Source: Android Authority, DroidRzr.com As much as we dislike the term, phones like the Huawei Ascend Mate are the reason people say the word “phablet.” With a 6.1 inch display and high-midrange specs and performance, the Mate definitely bridges the

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