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upcoming Android-powered BlackBerry gadgets get picturedv

BlackBerry’s next two Android-jogging smartphones have been portrayed by a few leaked photographsnowadays. The handsets are apparently codenamed Hamburg and Rome, respectively, following the Canadian company‘s long–status subculture of using cities for its gadgets‘ codenames. The Hamburg either does not have a physical keyboard at all, or it can be a slider just like the alreadyreleased Priv. the 2 leaked ... Read More »

ARM’s new Cortex-A32 chip should boost battery life in Android Wear gadgets

Android Wear devices could get more capabilities and longer battery life thanks to a new chip design from ARM called the Cortex-A32. Most Android Wear smartwatches run on ARM processors, and they’re also used insmartphones and tablets. ARM designs the chips, which are licensed and manufactured by companies like Samsung and Qualcomm. The Cortex-A32 will provide a rich user experience for ... Read More »

This simple labelling trick could make gadgets last longer — and help save the planet

The lifespan of consumer electronic products is getting ever shorter, and manufacturers aren’t the only ones to blame: You could do the planet a big favor by hanging onto that shiny gadget a bit longer. That’s according to a new study from Germany’s Environment Agency (UBA), which notes that shorter product lifespans means more waste, more pollution and higher consumption of ... Read More »