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Nokia XL with 4G launched in China
Jul 31, 2014 - 3:56 AM - by techgeek847
Microsoft has introduced the Nokia XL 4G in China, a LTE-version of the previously launched Nokia XL smartphone. It may very well be the last Nokia X software platform smartphone following the announcement earlier this month by Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella that the company would be discontinuing the lineup.
The new Nokia XL for China comes with 4G connectivity, as well as upgraded specifications on board, including more RAM and Chinese D-LTE and TD-SCDMA LTE network compatibility.

The availability and pricing details of the Nokia XL 4G are yet to be disclosed by the firm. The firm also has not mentioned as to when or if the handset will be launched outside China.

As per the listing on the official Nokia China website, the Nokia XL 4G features a 5-inch WVGA (480x800 pixel) resolution LCD display with a pixel density of 187ppi. The handset runs on Nokia X software platform 1.1

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Next-generation lithium cells will double your phone's battery life
Jul 28, 2014 - 11:46 PM - by ekim68
The lithium ion batteries in your mobile devices are inherently limited by the "ion" part of their name; they can safely use lithium only in the part of the cell that supplies ions, wasting a lot of potential energy. It's good news, then, that researchers at Stanford have developed a new lithium battery that could last for much, much longer. The technique allows for denser, more efficient lithium in the battery's anode (which discharges electrons) by using a nanoscopic carbon shield that keeps the unstable chemical in check -- uncontrolled, it can quickly shorten the device's lifespan.
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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 Users - Read!
Jul 26, 2014 - 8:21 AM - by flavallee
If you're the owner of a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 12" tablet and is having overheating issues with it, you might want to read here.

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New World IPv6 Launch Measurements – Comcast over 30%, AT&T over 20%
Jul 24, 2014 - 10:49 PM - by ekim68
The World IPv6 Launch measurements for July 2014 are out and among the top 10 networks in terms of volume Comcast has now crossed over the 30% mark for IPv6 deployment:
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The 'Fingerprinting' Tracking Tool That's Virtually Impossible to Block
Jul 21, 2014 - 7:25 PM - by TechSocial
The 'Fingerprinting' Tracking Tool That's Virtually Impossible to Block

A new, extremely persistent type of online tracking is shadowing visitors to thousands of top websites.

The type of tracking, called canvas fingerprinting, works by instructing the visitor’s web browser to draw a hidden image, and was first documented in a upcoming paper by researchers at Princeton University and KU Leuven University in Belgium. Because each computer draws the image slightly differently, the images can be used to assign each user’s device a number that uniquely identifies it.

Like other tracking tools, canvas fingerprints are used to build profiles of users based on the websites they visit — profiles that shape which ads, news articles or other types of content are displayed to them.

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