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Samsung’s second-generation Galaxy Gear smartwatch could be powered by its own Tizen operating system rather than Android, according to “three people familiar with the situation,” who have been speaking to USA Today. The move is said to be part of Samsung’s plan to “develop more of its own software and services.”

Asus-Chromebox

Asus announced its latest Chromebox this week, and despite its tiny footprint, it’s packing quite a hefty punch. In addition to the latest Intel Haswell processors, the device also boasts HD graphics and is capable of throwing out Ultra HD 4K video. What’s more, it costs just $179.

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Geeksphone, the Spanish smartphone startup behind the world’s first Firefox OS smartphones, has revealed more about its up-coming Revolution handset ahead of its February 14 launch.

Of course, its main selling point is its ability to dual-boot both Android and Firefox OS, but the handset also offers a 4.7-inch qHD display, an Intel Atom processor, and an 8-megapixel camera capable of shooting 1080p video.

Nexus7-9530Google is reportedly looking to add a third tablet to its Nexus lineup this summer in the form of the Nexus 8, supply chain sources have revealed. The device will feature an 8-inch display and could be powered by an Intel Bay Trail-T processor, and it’s likely to be built by Asus, which already makes the slightly smaller Nexus 7.

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Acer has today announced two new Android-powered tablets that it will introduce at CES in Las Vegas next week, one of which is a $180 iPad mini clone. It’s called the Iconia A1-830 and it sports a “premium aluminum” chassis that houses a 7.9-inch display, a 1.6GHz Intel Atom processor, and 1GB of RAM.

Acer also announced the Iconia B1-720, an entry-level device with a $129 price tag that looks a lot like the 2012 Nexus 7, and has a 7-inch display and a 1.3GHz dual-core processor.

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