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Google may be designing their own ARM server chipset

A new report suggests Google might be getting involved in the hardware game. Intel, the world’s largest chipset manufacturer, may be seeing competition from their fifth largest customer. Google is said to be eyeballing their own ARM design process, giving them an in-house hardware angle. At this time, the plans are said to be in the discussion phase only, so nothing is set.

BlackBerry said to be entertaining offers from Google, Samsung, and LG

Reports out of Waterloo, Canada suggest that BlackBerry is continuing to field offers for their various services and patents. BlackBerry has asked for “preliminary expressions of interest” from companies like Cisco, Intel, and Google. Even Samsung and LG are said to be interested, with BlackBerry asking that all “expressions” be submitted by the end of the week.

Lenovo K-Series smartphones shift from Intel to Qualcomm

Lenovo launched the K900 smartphone with Intel Inside and many had assumed the follow-up device would have a similar Intel processor on the inside. That follow-up is the Lenovo Vibe Z, which was also known as the K910. Regardless though, Lenovo quietly unveiled the handset in China recently and it seems they just as quietly detailed the handset with a Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor.

iConsole.tv gaming console revealed, touts Iris graphics, Steam games

While most eyes are probably fixated on the upcoming next generation gaming consoles and devices this coming holiday season, iConsole.tv proposing to bring something unique to the table. Without much fanfare, it has unveiled a revised version of its Unit 00 developer hardware that is an Android gaming console, home theater box, and personal computer all in one powerful package.

Android 64-bit support may not be that far off

Apple announced the iPhone 5s last week, which as some will remember, has an A7 processor and support for 64-bit. This of course brought the follow-up chatter regarding the move to 64-bit on the mobile side. We have already heard from Samsung on the topic. Samsung has pledged future support for 64-bit, however despite Apple already having made the official announcement, it looks like Android may not be that far behind.

Intel aims for wearables, hires ex Nike FuelBand and Oakley designers

Wearable computing looks to be the next big thing, whether we want it to be or not. With smartwatches like the Galaxy Gear and Omate TrueSmart, Google Glass eye wear, and more, everyone is taking notice. One that we've heard rumors about in the past is Intel, who's keeping a close eye on the smartwatch and wearable computing initiative. And now we've learned they just hired a few key components for their team.
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