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Qualcomm is partnering with Tencent over gaming devices and 5G

You can expect future Tencent games to be highly optimized for Snapdragon-powered flagship Android smartphones.

What you need to know Qualcomm and Tencent have announced that they will be working together on both games and a 5G-enabled smartphone. Tencent will optimize its future games for Android phones powered by Qualcomm’s Snapdragon Elite gaming chipsets. Tencent is reportedly working on a cloud-based game streaming service as well.

Qualcomm and Tencent announced on Monday that they will be working  [Read More…]

It’s official: OnePlus is partnering with Marvel over an Avengers-themed OnePlus 6

The Avengers-themed variant of the OnePlus 6 will likely be exclusive to India.

OnePlus India inadvertently posted a teaser for an upcoming collaboration with Marvel Studios earlier this month, suggesting we’ll see an Avengers-themed variant of the OnePlus 6. OnePlus has now confirmed the same in a media note, stating that the company is partnering with Marvel Studios to introduce a OnePlus 6 model based on the upcoming Avengers: Infinity War movie.

OnePlus says the partnership  [Read More…]

Samsung partnering with uBreakiFix for same-day Galaxy S9 repairs across the U.S.

This is so much better than sending your phone to Samsung.

Samsung is expanding its in-person smartphone customer service offerings with a new partnership with independent repair chain uBreakiFix. The new deal, which technically lands under the “Samsung Care” umbrella, guarantees that Samsung customers can visit any of uBreakiFix’s 300 U.S. stores for same-day repairs, including warranty service when applicable but also out-of-warranty fixes on older phones.

You may recall that uBreakiFix also has an ongoing partnership  [Read More…]

Samsung is partnering with major banks to use the Note 7’s iris scanner for their apps

The brand new Galaxy Note 7 has a built-in iris scanner for another level of security, and alongside it Samsung is expanding its Samsung Pass initiative in partnership with major banks to let you access financial apps by scanning your irises. Just as it did with its fingerprint scanners before Marshmallow was released, Samsung is working with companies individually to have their apps written to use the iris scanner as a security mechanism.

At its event  [Read More…]

HTC and Under Armour are partnering for a connected scale

According to some new documents, HTC and Under Armour appear to be working together on a new connected scale. First discovered by PhoneScoop, the listing is for something named “UA Scale” and its showing under the HTC Corporation branding. It is described as “HTC & UA provide a Bluetooth scale to measure weight and body fat,” and the listing appears to have been made in late November.

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Cyanogen and Truecaller are partnering to build a new dialer app

There’s a new dialer app on the way for Cyanogen OS users, thanks to a partnership with Truecaller.

Smartphones have, for the most part, taken our ability to communicate and improved it dramatically. There are more ways to reach out to the rest of the world than ever before, and whether you’re into text only, face to face video, or good old fashioned audio calls you can reach out with relatively little effort. There’s one small  [Read More…]

NVIDIA and VMware partnering for powerful virtual desktop access on Chromebooks

NVIDIA and VMware, two companies with serious cloud muscle, have announced a partnership to take virtual desktop on Chromebooks to the next level. Currently in a “preview” stage, this new workstation-class virtual desktop tech leverages NVIDIA’s GRID vGPU technology in conjunction with VMware Blast Performance to offer high-performance computing from a Chromebook.

Rumor: LG and Google are partnering to release a next generation Google TV


In an attempt to seamlessly integrate their next generation Google TV software with top of the line hardware, Google may be looking for a TV manufacturer to partner up with. According to industry rumors, that partner just might be LG.

In the past, Google has only introduced their pure experience devices once the market becomes saturated with third-party UIs, and a pure Google device became necessary to show the latest in  [Read More…]