HTC unveils new Desire 510 with 4G LTE

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HTC has launched what it says is its most affordable smartphone in the Desire lineup to support 4G LTE. The Desire 510, the successor to the budget Desire 500 launched last year, features a 4.7-inch screen with a resolution of 480x854 pixels, is powered by a Qualcomm quad-core 1.2GHz Snapdragon 410 processor, has 8GB of…

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LG to unveil G3 Stylus

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Korean manufacturer LG will officially launch its new G3 Stylus budget Android smartphone at the IFA trade show in Berlin next week. The stylus-equipped LG phone features a 5.5-inch screen with a 960x540-pixel resolution, is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor and a 3,000 mAh battery, has 8GB of onboard storage and 1GB RAM, a…

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Almost 10% of Android apps are malware: report

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Thinking of switching form iPhone to Android? You might want to think again. It seems that as many as nine per cent of Android apps – that's almost one in every 10 – are fully or partially malware, according to new research. The figure comes from Cheetah Mobile's security report for the first half of 2014. Cheetah…

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Nvidia announces Shield Tablet for mobile gaming

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Graphics card-maker Nvidia is expanding its Shield line of handheld Android gaming devices with a new tablet that works with a separate controller. The 8-inch Shield Tablet - which can also stream games from a PC - is powered by a 32-bit Tegra K1 chip with 192 GPU cores. The tablet comes in several different…

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