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Samsung believed to be in talks with MediaTek

Samsung seems to be really moving away from Qualcomm. Remember those talks about Samsung no longer using Qualcomm products because of overheating issues? The South Korean giant didn't use a Snapdragon on the new Galaxy S6 and S6 edge. The company decided to utilize its Exynos chipset instead. That decision makes senses but we're hearing reports that Samsung is in discussion already with MediaTek--a long time rival of Qualcomm.

Google Compare for Car Insurance launched in the US

Google will never stop coming up with great ideas for new programs and services. Google Compare is one service that lets consumers compare products, companies, and providers. At present, the search giant is offering this comparison-review feature for those who are looking for travel insurance, credit cards, and mortgage deals but it recently introduced the Google Compare for Car Insurance in the United States--available only in California for now. With the information given by Google Compare, consumers and potentials clients could identify the best deal that could give them more savings.

Acer upgrades Chromebox CXI with 4th-gen IntelCore i3 chip

August of last year, Acer launched the Chromebox CXI that supports TPM 1.2 and a small footprint. Half a year later, the Taiwanese company updates the CXI lineup by adding a model that runs the 4th-gen IntelCore i3 4030U dual-core processor and supports 4k and 2K displays. Chromebox is now easier to manage and deploy, thanks to the Google Management Console, a web-based console that lets anyone control a set of Chrome OS-powered computers.

Samsung Galaxy S6 scored highest in processor benchmark

Samsung's latest flagship smartphones, the Galaxy S6 and S6 edge, use the South Korean giant's very own Exynos SoC with the latest 14 nm manufacturing process technology. You won't find any Snapdragon model now because Samsung decided to utilize its own Exynos division on its latest phones unveiled at MWC 2015 earlier this week.

Uber partners with Fuhu, adds nabi 2 tablets to uberFAMILY rides

San Francisco-based Uber has recently partnered with Fuhu to bring the nabi 2 tablet to uberFAMILY rides. This new partnership makes moms excited because their young children will now be entertained while at the back of an Uber car. Uber must have noticed that kids can be rowdy at the backseat, kicking the driver's or passenger seat or playing with power windows, that the management thought of giving them something else to do. And since tablets are riveting to little humans, the nabi 2 educational tablet would be the perfect solution.

Pivot allows one touch arcade gaming, challenges you to get high scores

The trend in mobile game development is to make the challenges out of this world, characters (both heroes and villains) look awesome and more powerful, all while still making gameplay and control more intuitive and the app a possible moneymaker with in-app purchases or banner ads. The key here is to make a smart game that might make the developer rich, if not, inspire others to make similar addicting games.
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