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MediaTek wants to crash Qualcomm's party by powering LTE, 64-bit smartphones

MediaTek is promising smartphone buyers they will get more bang for their buck now that it plans to introduce its LTE chipsets and use ARM's upcoming 64-bit processor designs.

Qualcomm backtracks from Apple A7 marketing gimmick comments

Qualcomm has backtracked from an earlier statement in which a company executive said Apple's A7 64-bit chip in the iPhone 5s is a marketing gimmick, and that the technical advance had limited benefits in mobile devices.

on macworld.com

Android 4.3 Jelly Bean coming to HTC One, EVO, and Samsung Galaxy

While Android 4.4 “KitKat” is knocking at our doors, numerous smart phone manufacturers have announced plans to upgrade the operating systems on their older model handsets, namely to the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean release.

ZTE undercuts market with Nubia 5 and Grand S smartphones

Smartphone manufacturer ZTE is a company on the rise in the U.S., and it has two new, high-end handsets on the way, both ready for pre-order beginning this Saturday, October 5.

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HTC, Qualcomm scramble to rework HTC One chip design to avoid import ban

HTC and Qualcomm are reworking a radio chip for the HTC One smartphone in order to avoid a U.S. ban on imports of patent-infringing technology, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

Qualcomm exec: Apple's 64-bit A7 chip a 'marketing gimmick'

Apple's 64-bit A7 processor in the iPhone 5s is more a marketing stunt than a technical enhancement and though it will not deliver any immediate benefits to smartphone users, there are other reasons to move to 64-bit, a Qualcomm executive said on Tuesday.

on techhive.com

Windows Phone: We’re Huge in Europe

New market share figures show that Windows Phone has been surging in important European markets, nearly doubling its market share vs. this time last year.

Google Updating Android Apps En Masse Ahead of KitKat

Android users will find plenty of updates on their handsets ready to be installed today.

“Text Stops” Give New York Drivers a Place to Safely LOL

The state of New York is taking a page from airports across the nation and installing “Text Stops” – spots for drivers to pull over and read or send text messages - throughout the state, in an effort to curb an epidemic of drivers who continue to text behind the wheel.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Coming to Sprint

Phablet fans, take note: Samsung’s hotly anticipated Galaxy Note 3 will arrive on the Sprint network in less than three weeks -- October 4, to be exact.