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February 27, 2012, 12:00 AM

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Vlad Savov / The Verge:
HTC One X announced for April release with quad-core Tegra 3, 4.7-inch HD display, and Android 4.0  —  Shockingly, the rumors were all true.  HTC has today confirmed the existence of a 4.7-inch, quad-core superphone, which it is dubbing the One X and using as the hero device of its new One smartphone family.
Jessica Dolcourt / CNET:
Sadly, AT&T's HTC One X won't be quad-core (and here's why)  —  While the rest of the world will get HTC's One X superphone with a quad-core Tegra 3 processor, the cost of LTE for AT&T's version is a dual-core processor.  BARCELONA, Spain—HTC's newest flagship device, the HTC One X …
Farhad Manjoo / PandoDaily:
Steve Jobs was right: Dropbox is a feature, not a product  —  I've always been a big fan and committed user of Dropbox.  Over the last couple years the handy file-sync app has gotten me out of many scrapes—when I need to access six-month-old interview notes when I'm out of town, it's always a thrill to find them in my Dropbox.
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Mike Butcher / TechCrunch:
Apple Prepares To Pull Evi From App Store.  Did It Slap-Down Siri?  —  Last month we reported on the launch of Evi, a new iPhone (iTunes link) and Android app (link) which was very Siri-like in its capabilities.  Maybe it was too good at acting like Siri?  —  Yes, Evi can't do Siri's trick …
Mark Gurman / 9to5Mac:
Apple working on enhanced A5 chip (A5X) AND completely new chip (A6)  —  Apple's new iPad processor will likely offer improved gaming performance  —  Typically when an Apple product launch approaches, many industry watchers offer conflicting views on what new features the new product sports.
Anton Troianovski / Wall Street Journal:
IPhone's Crutch of Subsidies  —  BARCELONA—For Google Inc., Europe's economic turmoil has had a silver lining: Smartphones that use the Internet giant's software are crushing the iPhone in countries hard hit by the continent's debt crisis.  —  Last year, despite Apple Inc.'s high-profile launch …
Jon Gertner / New York Times:
Innovation and the Bell Labs Miracle  —  “INNOVATION is what America has always been about,” President Obama remarked in his recent State of the Union address.  It's hard to disagree, isn't it?  We live in a world dominated by innovative American companies like Apple, Microsoft, Google and Facebook.
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Sylvie Barak / EE Times:
Intel's Ivy Bridge delayed says senior executive  —  BARCELONA—A senior Intel Corp. executive has admitted that its next generation Ivy Bridge microprocessor will be delayed by around eight to 10 weeks to be launched in June.  —  Sean Maloney, executive vice-president of Intel and chairman …
Chris Sauve / pxldot:
Android Measuring Stick  —  Android fragmentation is a topic that swells up how and again, but most discussions lack evidence and are typically laced with vitriol and “fanboy” accusations.  I would like to work through a quantitative approach (beyond just version distribution numbers) …
David Pierce / The Verge:
Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD has quad-core K3 processor, 1080p display (hands-on pictures)  —  It was barely an afterthought in Huawei's MWC press conference, but the company is also getting ready to launch a seriously high-end tablet.  The MediaPad 10 FHD has a 1080p display (actually 1920 x 1200) …
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