Posts tagged with: Vizio
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    Juan's review of the Alcatel Idol 4S is LIVE, but what did Juan get wrong in his review? Apple sells it's billionth phone while sales decline. Blackberry delivers the "world's most secure Android smartphone", but can we trust that claim in the light of recent encryption issues? Those stories, and we'll tackle your viewer emails! Make sure you're charged and ready for episode 211 of the Pocketnow Weekly! Watch the live video broadcast at 2:00pm Eastern on July 28th (click here for your local time), or check out the high-quality audio version right here. And don't forget to shoot your ...

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    Vizio has dabbled in the smartphone industry a bit, but its main business is in televisions and home sound equipment. And a growing Chinese tech power, LeEco, wants in on that. The company, known domestically as Letv, has bought the Irvine, California-based manufacturer for $2 billion. If the deal successfully closes (expected sometime in the fourth quarter), Vizio will operate as a subsidiary of LeEco. With this transaction, Vizio will get global reach while LeEco continues its entrenchment in the United States. The brand will officially launch in September. Source: PRNewswire

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    Vizio's big CES news may be its 10-inch tablet with one of the just-announced NVIDIA Tegra 4 chips, but tablets aren't the only products the manufacturer has ready to show off. Like so many other OEMs, Vizio's jumping on the 1080p bandwagon, and plans to release a five-inch 1080p Android, as well as a 4.7-inch 720p handset. We won't be seeing Tegra-4-level processing power out of either of these phones, with the five-incher getting a 1.5GHz Qualcomm SoC that's only dual-core (though exactly which chip, we just don't know yet), and the 4.7-incher fares even less favorably, outfitted with a ...

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    The NVIDIA Tegra 4 SoC is probably the fastest chipset on the market at the moment and, aside from powering the company's own Project SHIELD, it is also at the core of Vizio's new ten-inch tablet. The resolution is similar to the one on the Google Nexus 10: 2560 x 1600 pixels and the ten-incher also packs 32GB of storage, Bluetooth 4.0, WiFi, as well as a pair of front and rear cameras. It will run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean out-of-the box. The seven-inch Vizio tablet is powered by NVIDIA's Tegra 3 SoC and has an IPS display with a resolution of 1280 x 800 pixels, 16GB of storage, ...

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