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Qualcomm Puts a Quad-Core Processor In a TV

Qualcomm's Snapdragon processors have been a hallmark of mobile devices for the past few years. Not content with keeping the party in your pockets, the Snapdragon is coming to your TV, to the tune of 1.5GHz quad-core processor mightiness.

Lenovo's New Smart TV Already Has Ice Cream Sandwich

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Lenovo's Android-powered K91 is, in their words, a "Smart TV" that runs Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest version of the OS. On top of running any Android 4.0-compatible app, Lenovo promises optimised apps, including 100 that are already preloaded. The only catch is that it's a China exclusive for now.