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    We asked ourselves where all the new Windows Phones were, with the 8.1 update already being rolled out, and, recently, we've heard reports of not one, but three new Microsoft-powered devices being allegedly in the works. That, of course, before hearing reports of a 50MP Windows Phone from Microsoft, a possible Lumia 1020 follow-up (which might or might not be part of the aforementioned three), but which apparently is lacking a xenon flash. Lava, however, seems to not care about all the speculation. You might remember the company and its name from the other Iris phones (and ties to ...

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    Last winter was an exciting time for Windows Phone fans. Microsoft was all up in MWC’s bidness and name dropping like a drunk bathroom attendant. We heard about all of these OEMs that had sworn a blood oath – okay, it might have been ink – to bring forth Windows Phone upon it markets in broad fashion making Windows Phone the envy of all other platforms. That might be reading between the lines a bit, but that was basically the gist of it. So here we are, almost five months later and we here at the Pocketnow feeding trough started thinking – “Where the heck are all those OEMs we ...

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    Since last year, a couple big ideas have been floating around regarding changes Microsoft was rumored to make in how it permitted OEMs to deliver handsets running Windows Phone. One of those major shake-ups was the notion that Microsoft would start letting manufacturers deliver phones that were capable of dual Android/WP operation, and after months of uncertainty, we finally heard just a little over a week ago that the first such deal had been made, with new WP8 OEM Karbonn apparently getting Microsoft's permission. The other change we've heard rumored for Windows Phone licensing suggested ...

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    At the core of every smartphone, phablet, tablet, computer, or piece of electronic equipment is a processor. Processors aren't as simple as a single chip anymore. The processor inside mobile devices today is what's called a "System on a chip", or SoC for short. This SoC includes a lot of "processors". Some handle video, some handle traditional "CPU" tasks. Others take care of your cellular, WiFi, and Bluetooth radios. Still more process audio, and others monitor and handle the vast array of sensors that are tucked away snugly inside modern phones and tablets. Each SoC has its advantages ...

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    Remember "the fastest smartphone ever"? The text was called out on the invitation sent out to a few media outlets by Lava, for the unveiling of the next Xolo device, powered by Intel. The event took place in Goa and "the fastest smartphone ever" is now official. We're looking at the Xolo X1000 and it should land as early as March 20. It features a 4.7-inch 720p display and it is powered by the highest-end new Intel Atom processor -- part of the Clover Trail+ Medfield family -- the Z2480 clocking at 2GHz. It also packs 1GB of RAM, 8GB of internal storage (expandable via microSD card slot), ...

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