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Snippets: 4 April 2013

Asia in a balance, tablet GPU faceoff, cancer research gets data boost

Asia might be the continent that grabs all the headlines in 2013. China Sea island disputes have been compounded by a heated Korean border. It is not surprising that PM Lee is worried that Asia is shooting itself in the foot. How do you compare Android, iOS and Windows tablets in performance? Well, GLBenchmark has …

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Unlocking the One X: The point of no return. (Credit: mobilesyrup)

Rooting my HTC One X

I finally did it. My warranty is due in a week and it was time to try something new with my close-to-a-year-old phone. As I mentioned in an update a few days back, my HTC One X began facing reduced battery life after the Jellybean update. Also, many at XDA were encouraging users to root …

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Snippets: 28 March 2013

Galaxy S4 vs. One, understanding Bitcoin, Stuxnet labelled an ‘Act of Force’

The most comprehensive head to head analysis of Samsung’s Galaxy S4 and the HTC One is out and the verdict is… there is no clear winner. Bitcoin is gaining increased popularity and you should read all about it. NATO has condemned the Stuxnet attack on Iran as illegal and deems it an ‘act of force’. Too bad …

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Snippets: 16 Mar 2013

Samsung Galaxy S4 launched, why switch to Android, learn to manage up

The Galaxy S4 has been launched and this caps the Android flagship line up for 2013. Oh yes, it does look a lot like the S3. Keeping with the Android wave, some Apple die hards and tech journalists are switching camps. Andy Ihnatko details his reasons for dumping Apple. In more personal articles, learn how to manage …

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Snippets: 27 February 2013

Oscar VFX protests, Google vs. Samsung, Understanding the harlem shake

Have you often thought that most visuals you saw in movies were fake? Well, yes they are. However, VFX artists are protesting against the decision to cut off a thank you speech directed at them during the Oscars yesterday. Maybe these guys should start getting the credit they deserve. Google and Samsung are supposedly best …

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Snippets: 25th February 2013

New tablets launched, Internet comes to North Korea, WP’s own population paper

Be prepared to be flooded with mobile tech news this week as the Mobile World Congress kicks off. First on the plate are the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 and HP Slate 7. You would have thought the internet would never come to North Korea under its current government but surprise, it has – well only …

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