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BlackBerry 10 Phone Pics Leak Out Again BlackBerry 10 Phone Pics Leak Out Again
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RapidBerry, the self-styled “Number 1 Dedicated UK BlackBerry site” today released what it says is leaked marketing material for one of the first BlackBerry 10 smartphones. The pictures show the BlackBerry Z10 in various stages of use, particulary in business …

Did LG Already Stop Making The Nexus 4? Did LG Already Stop Making The Nexus 4?
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The Nexus 4 came out last year to rave reviews from critics and consumers. The latest smartphone from Google and LG was a victim of its own popularity, however, and has been consistently sold out for the past month. A …

CES 2013: Tactus Must Employ Wizards As Its New Touchscreen Tech Is Magical CES 2013: Tactus Must Employ Wizards As Its New Touchscreen Tech Is Magical

Chances are you use some kind of smartphone in your everyday life. Most smartphones are now just a touchscreen with maybe a physical home button. It works well for most tasks, but some apps, especially games, are still at a …

Cheaper iPhone Could Cost As Little As $99 [Report] Cheaper iPhone Could Cost As Little As $99 [Report]

As previously reported, there are rumors going around that Apple is working on a lower cost version of its iPhone for emerging markets. Rumors are also coming out that the price of such a device could range from $99 to …

Smartphone Sales Hit a Record 10 Million at AT&T Smartphone Sales Hit a Record 10 Million at AT&T

AT&T announced today that it sold more than 10 million smartphones in the fourth quarter of 2012. The number tops AT&T’s company record of 9.4 million, which was set during the 2011 holiday season. The huge sales numbers include a …

Samsung Galaxy S IV Image Leaked [RUMOR] Samsung Galaxy S IV Image Leaked [RUMOR]

A purported image of Samsung’s next flagship Android smartphone appeared online today. Courtesy SamMobile, the above picture depicts a device that is similar to the Galaxy S III, but with a few notable alterations. SamMobile credits an “insider at Samsung” …

Surprise: Android And iOS Were The Only Mobile Platforms To See Growth In November Surprise: Android And iOS Were The Only Mobile Platforms To See Growth In November
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The mobile market isn’t exactly thriving with competition. In reality, it’s dominated by Apple and Google as iOS and Android continue to butt heads over marketshare. Other competitors, like Microsoft and RIM, can only hope to grab a few morsels …

Linux Fans Rejoice: Ubuntu Smartphones Are Coming This Year Linux Fans Rejoice: Ubuntu Smartphones Are Coming This Year

Back in November, it was announced that Ubuntu would be coming to Android phones. The app would allow any Android phone to be turned into a mini-PC when plugged into a monitor. Now the makers of Ubuntu are taking it …

LG To Announce New Phones And Tablet At CES 2013 [Rumor] LG To Announce New Phones And Tablet At CES 2013 [Rumor]

CES 2013 is next week, and as such, the rumors are starting to pour in. The first major rumor of the new year is that LG has some impressive hardware on the horizon. The company is riding high on the …

Your Next Car Key May Just Be Your Smartphone Your Next Car Key May Just Be Your Smartphone

What’s the one thing you lose the most? If you’re like the stereotypical comedic archetype, it’s probably your car keys. The little guys can’t help constantly losing themselves in your purse or being accidentally left on a table at a …

HTC Cuts Shipment Outlook, Suspends Development on Some New Models HTC Cuts Shipment Outlook, Suspends Development on Some New Models

DigiTimes, a Tiawanese publication that monitors technology manufacturing supply chains, reports this week that HTC has shifted its product outlook for 2013, preparing investors for a tough coming year. Citing unnamed “industry sources,” the report states that the device manufacturer …

BlackBerry Fans Think BlackBerry 10 Is Awesome BlackBerry Fans Think BlackBerry 10 Is Awesome
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BlackBerry 10, RIM’s last chance at staying relevant, won’t be available until early next year. Until then, the press and analysts can only anxiously wait to see how the new OS and handsets perform. That was the case at least …

Samsung Announces The Galaxy Grand Samsung Announces The Galaxy Grand

It’s rare to see a new product announcement this late in the year, but Samsung apparently likes to defy convention. This morning, the company unveiled its latest smartphone – the Galaxy Grand. You would be forgiven if you thought the …

Amazon Smartphone to Launch in 2013 (Rumor) Amazon Smartphone to Launch in 2013 (Rumor)

Back in July there were hushed rumors that Amazon would enter the smartphone market with a device that would compliment its existing Kindle tablet lineup. Today it appears that those rumors have been corroborated and the “Kindle Phone” may be …

BlackBerry 10 Smartphone L-Series Leak Video Released BlackBerry 10 Smartphone L-Series Leak Video Released

More than a month out from RIM’s scheduled unveiling of its BlackBerry 10 lineup on January 30, the leaks are already coming. Today, a Vietnamese website known for its Apple leaks has released a video preview of an upcoming BlackBerry …

Samsung Galaxy S III Upgrade Further Detailed, Big CES Announcement Teased Samsung Galaxy S III Upgrade Further Detailed, Big CES Announcement Teased
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Last week, Samsung announced that their flagship Android smartphone, the Galaxy S III, will soon be getting a “Premium Suite” software upgrade. The Korean tech company detailed around half of the upgrade’s features in a video, leaving the rest to …

Galaxy S IV Could Have “Unbreakable” Screen Galaxy S IV Could Have “Unbreakable” Screen

A Reuters report is fueling rumors that the next Galaxy phone from Samsung could have an “unbreakable” display. Rumors already predict the Galaxy S IV will have a larger display than the Galaxy S III, as well as a quad-core …

Senator Al Franken Is Trying To Protect Your Privacy Again Senator Al Franken Is Trying To Protect Your Privacy Again
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2012 was a big year for privacy. From CISPA to ECPA, lawmakers are tackling the ever present issue of how to handle privacy in the digital age. There’s not been a lot of progress on the front, but Sen. Al …

Samsung Galaxy S IV Could Be Out By May 2013 Samsung Galaxy S IV Could Be Out By May 2013

Mobile technology is moving at breakneck speeds. The Galaxy S III that you just bought for a family member this holiday season will be obsolete by May of next year if rumors are to be believed. GSM Nation reports that …

The Future Of Smartphone Control May Lie In Simple Hand Gestures The Future Of Smartphone Control May Lie In Simple Hand Gestures
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Smartphones started out with buttons, and then moved into a combination of buttons and touchscreens. Now most smartphones are controlled entirely with multi-touch panels that continue to evolve into more impressive pieces of tech. So what’s next after we exhaust …

Smartphone Sales Jumped Nearly 50% in the Third Quarter of 2012 Smartphone Sales Jumped Nearly 50% in the Third Quarter of 2012

Research firm Gartner today released the results of it’s analysis of third quarter 2012 smartphone sales. According to its data, worldwide sales of smartphones are up 46.9% from the third quarter of 2011 and account for 39.6% of all mobile …