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'HTC First' Facebook Phone Launches Friday

The HTC First launches Friday, debuting a new interface with deep Facebook integration.

Google Launches Brand New Play Store

The Google Play store’s dramatic redesign was unveiled today after much anticipation. The new design attempts to brighten up the app store experience, improving usability, capability, and appearance all at once.

Tablet Sales Skyrocketing as the PC Approaches Extinction

According to a report released by Gartner Research, tablet and mobile phone sales will eclipse 2.6 billion units by 2017, rising nearly 30 percent from 1.85 billion units in 2012.

Game Developers Conference Hands Out Honors and Looks Ahead

Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco offers glimpses into the future of gaming.

Qualcomm learning how to incubate new technologies

Qualcomm has a big, well-funded research and development operation, but its program for commercializing new innovations is still a learning experience for the wireless chip maker.

LTE broadcast may help Qualcomm salvage Flo TV

LTE broadcast could make video and other content run better on smartphones and tablets, and the emerging technology has at least one highly motivated backer in mobile chipmaker Qualcomm.

Qualcomm: Mobile devices will get next-gen Wi-Fi in early second half of 2013

Smartphones and tablets with the emerging Wi-Fi wireless networking technology, 802.11ac, will arrive early in the second half of this year, a Qualcomm executive said.

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Mobile devices get Qualcomm's quad-core chip with integrated modem

The first mobile devices with Qualcomm's quad-core Snapdragon chip featuring an integrated modem will be shown off later this month, the company said on Monday.

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Tablets to dominate laptops in 2013, but not without a fight

In 2013 tablets will pass up notebook PCs in worldwide shipments for the first time.

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Qualcomm aims Snapdragon 800 chips at 'premium' phones and tablets

Qualcomm's keynote at the International CES was packed with big names and even a Big Bird, but CEO Paul Jacobs' focus was on something much smaller -- a new family of processors aimed at high-end smartphones and tablets.