Google IO 2016 Coverage

Nvidia’s SHIELD Tablet X1 is spotted on benchmarking site


It’s been an interesting year for Nvidia, what with the worldwide recall of its SHIELD Tablet thanks to some battery issues that caused the tablet to become a potential fire hazard. In recent weeks, the graphics company released a revised version of the tablet called the SHIELD Tablet K1, which has been well-received. Moving on, Nvidia is in the process of developing a new SHIELD Tablet sporting the powerful Tegra X1 processor, which has been spotted being put through its paces on GFXBench.  Read more

Specifications of Samsung’s latest clamshell phone, the Galaxy Golden 3, leak on benchmark site


If you thought that clamshell phones were a relic of the past, you are in for a surprise because Samsung is busy working on what is believed to be the Galaxy Golden 3, sporting similar internals to the Galaxy S6. It carries the model number SM-W2016, and like its predecessors, will likely only be available in select Asian countries.

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HTC One A9 (Aero) spotted on GeekBench, its MediaTek Helio X20 chip posts impressive results


While many would associate September 29th with the launch of Google’s new Nexus handsets, it’s important to remember that HTC is also holding a device launch party on that same day. The Taiwanese handset maker is expected to take the wraps off two new flagships, one of which is believed to be called the HTC One A9 (Aero). HTC must be stepping up final testing of the device because it has been spotted making the rounds on the GeekBench benchmarking site, with its deca-core MediaTek Helio X20 processor posting impressive results.

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