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The Home PC is About to Die

Within a year or two, the home PC (including laptops) will start to die out. Smart devices such as the smartphone, tablet and smart TV will make them redundant. We’ll have a variety of different screens around the house which can either be TVs or workstations for us to work on … but the processing […]

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Who Will Save Nokia?

So far, Nokia’s comeback – where they bet everything on the Windows Phone operating system – has been an unmitigated disaster: – In late 2011 they launched their Lumia 800 smartphone, which was immediately out-sold 100 to 1 by the Samsung Galaxy S2 in the UK … a country known to traditionally love Nokia – […]

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Fastest Smartphones – November 2011

Looking at just the specifications of the latest smartphones is becoming a little misleading. For example, Apple merely states that their iPhone 4S comes with a dual-core A5 processor … it doesn’t tell anyone that it is running at around 800Mhz. Similarly, dual-core processors and their respective chipsets vary a great deal in raw performance. […]

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iPhone 5 is Slower Than Rivals

Before I get flamed by Apple fanboys, I’ve obviously written a sensationalist headline and made some key assumptions (outlined below)!  I nearly called this article “Your iPhone 5 is Already Obsolete” … but that’s true of every smartphone! However, the odds are that the iPhone 5 will be slower and possibly of a lower specification in general when […]

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Quad Core Smartphones

It looks like quad-core tablets will arrive by Christmas this year, and quad-core smartphones will follow on in the first half of 2012. Both Nvidia and Qualcomm have announced that their quad-core processors are on the way, both will use a 28nm die size which will help reduce heat and power consumption. Hopefully we will […]

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