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Sometimes we wake up to little surprises in our inbox, such as this morning when we discovered an email from LG inviting us to a press event in New York City in a couple of weeks. Rather than play it coy and keep the unveiling cryptic, LG flat out says on the invitation that it's planning to unveil the oft-rumored and highly speculated G3 smartphone (more of a superphone, really). In other words, the LG G3 is officially official, officially speaking. LG's forthcoming phone wasn't one of the best kept secrets on the Internet, anyway -- Sprint's web team essentially confirmed the existence of the... Read more...
Sony's Xperia Sirius (D6503) superphone has been making appearances on the web for over a month now, though it's the latest leaked photos that may reveal the most interesting part of the device. Based on the latest images, it looks like the Xperia Sirius will wield a 16-megapixel camera and offer up native support for 4K video recording. There's a good chance Sony will unveil the device at Mobile World Congress (MWC) later this month, but in the meantime, XDA Developers Forum member "iRimas" has been keeping the Android community in the loop with photos and screen grabs. It's pretty clear Sony... Read more...
ARM debuted its new 64-bit microarchitecture today and announced the upcoming launch of a new set of Cortex processors, due in 2014. The two new chips, dubbed the Cortex-A53 and Cortex-A57, are the most advanced CPUs the British company has ever designed, and are integral to AMD's plans to drive dense server applications beginning in 2014. When AMD designed x86-64, its engineers took the opportunity to remove some cruft from the venerable IA-32 standard and cleaned up the implementation while maintaining backward compatibility. With ARMv8, ARM has done something similar. The ARMv7 uarch was designed... Read more...