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Mozilla Unveils New Line Of Firefox OS Devices

Mozilla stumbled upon a hit last year with its Firefox OS devices. The low cost of entry combined with a Web-friendly OS earned the alternative mobile platform a few million fans in emerging markets. Those emerging markets will continue to be important going forward, but Mozilla has set its aspirations a bit higher for the second year of Firefox OS. …

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Mobile Phone Sales Declined Slightly in 2012, Shows Report

Business analyst Gartner today released its 2012 mobile phone sales estimates, reporting a 1.7% decline in overall mobile phone sales from 2011. Even with the decline, though, customers bought 1.75 billion phones last year and smartphone sales in particular were up over 38%. Gartner analysts predict that nearly 1 billion smartphones will be sold in 2013. Feature phones, on the …

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Android Dominated Smartphone Shipments in 2012

Industry analyst Canalys this week revealed its fourth quarter 2012 estimates for mobile phone shipments. Unsurprisingly, it estimates that the worldwide smartphone market grew 37% from the fourth quarter of 2011. Smartphones, according to Canalys made up almost half of the mobile phone shipments in the fourth quarter 2012. Android handsets accounted for over one-third (34%) of mobile phone shipments …

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White House Probe Reportedly Finds No Evidence Of Spying From Chinese Telecom

Earlier this month, the House Intelligence Committee accused Chinese tech companies Huawei and ZTE of spying on America. They feared that these two companies were investing in American telecoms only to gain access to critical American infrastructures. Turns out those fears may be unfounded. Speaking to sources familiar with the matter, Reuters has found that a White House probe into …

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House Intelligence Committee Says Chinese Telecoms Pose Security Threat

China has two major telecom companies – Huawei and ZTE. Both companies create networking devices and Android phones. The latter are becoming more popular in the US as they make some of the smallest phones on the market. That popularity has become concern as the House Intelligence Committee says both companies are security threats. For the past year, the House …

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These Phones Are Thinner Than The iPhone 5

Apple’s Phil Schiller proudly boasted today that the iPhone 5 is the world’s thinnest smartphone. At 7.6 millimeters thin, the iPhone 5 is quite thin. Is it the thinnest in the world though? That claim may be harder to back up. Released in November 2011, the Motorola DROID RAZR has a thickness of 7.1 mm. It doesn’t beat the iPhone …

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CES 2012: Huawei Announces World’s Thinnest Smartphone

The trinity of ridiculously thin mobile devices is complete with the Huawei P1 S. Huawei, an ICT solutions provider, unveiled the world’s slimmest smartphone today at CES. The phone is an amazing amalgamation of physical features bringing together the sleek form factor of a phone that is 6.68mm thin featuring a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED 960 x 540 resolution touchscreen made …

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