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AT&T wearables to hit the smartwatch runway soon

Wearables with LTE and broadband capabilities are part of AT&T's network strategy.

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Qualcomm reveals 64-bit Snapdragon 810 and 808

Qualcomm's fastest Snapdragon 810 chip supports 4K video, LPDDR4 memory, and will be in mobile devices in the first half of next year

on greenbot.com

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3D-printed modules for Google's Ara phone coming early next year

3D Systems' CEO says modular parts for Project Ara will have basic circuitry at first but grow more sophisticated over time

on greenbot.com

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Amazon's Fire TV hints at bigger plans for the living room

Fire TV could be a doorway to online shopping as well as just games and movies

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Newton is the first MIPS-based mini-computer for wearables

The Newton development kit is the first with a MIPS CPU. Android Wear is on the roadmap, too.

on pcworld.com

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Windows Phones to get better gaming, battery with DirectX 12

Better gaming via DirectX 12 isn't only for PCs and consoles, Qualcomm says

on pcworld.com

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Apple dominates 64-bit mobile chips as Android rivals lag

But ABI Research is predicting 64-bit chips will be on more Android mobile devices by 2018

on pcworld.com

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Tablet slowdown seen after years of breakthrough growth

Tablet shipments will grow 19.3 percent in 2014 compared to last year, a signal that the rate of uptake of the devices is slowing.

on pcworld.com

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Samsung debuts new Exynos chips, questions linger on 64-bit plans

Samsung announces new Exynos six- and eight-core Exynos mobile chips

on greenbot.com

Nvidia's mobile chip fortunes could rebound with new LTE smartphones

Phones from LG and Wiko Mobile use the company's new Tegra 4i, Nvidia's first processor with an integrated LTE modem.

on pcworld.com

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Intel catches up with Apple on 64-bit smartphone chips

Intel's new Atom chips code-named Merrifield and Moorefield will be in smartphones during the second half

on pcworld.com

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Qualcomm overtakes Apple with eight-core, 64-bit mobile processor

Qualcomm's new 64-bit, eight-core Snapdragon 615 will be in mobile devices during fourth quarter.

on pcworld.com

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HP ships first 64-bit Windows 8.1 tablets with Intel Atom

HP's ElitePad 1000 G2 will ship worldwide in March for $739.99

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Samsung's Galaxy Camera 2 to ship next month for $449.99

Samsung's more advanced NX30 Smart Camera is priced at $999.99 and available immediately

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Intel finishes work on 64-bit Android 4.4 for x86 smartphones

Now device makers can load the OS on their products, and developers can start making applications for it