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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 …

HTC Droid DNA 1080p Smartphone Announced HTC Droid DNA 1080p Smartphone Announced
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HTC today announced the Droid DNA smartphone, the first U.S. smartphone to feature a 1080p screen resolution. The announcement came during today’s joint Verizon/HTC event. The Droid DNA will have a five-inch display, a 1.5Ghz quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, …

HTC One X+ AT&T Pre-Orders Start Today HTC One X+ AT&T Pre-Orders Start Today

AT&T announced today that it will begin selling the HTC One X+ on November 16. The smartphone will cost $200 with a new two-year contract and the company will begin taking pre-orders for the device today, November 13. For those …

BlackBerry 10 Is Set To Launch On January 30 BlackBerry 10 Is Set To Launch On January 30
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RIM is in a bad place, and the company’s last hope lies in BlackBerry 10. It seemed strange then that the company would delay the launch until after the holidays when most consumers are buying new phones. Even then, we …

Verizon Droid Razr M Gets Android Jelly Bean Upgrade Verizon Droid Razr M Gets Android Jelly Bean Upgrade
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Verizon today announced that its customers using Motorola’s Droid Razr M smartphone will soon be getting an upgrade to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The upgrade will be pushed out to customers today, and those who would prefer a manual download …

RIM, HTC Losing Big Worldwide, Shows Analyst RIM, HTC Losing Big Worldwide, Shows Analyst
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It’s widely known that RIM, HTC, and Nokia are in trouble in U.S. cell phone markets. As Samsung consolidates its power over the Android smartphone market, it isn’t leaving much room for another Apple competitor. It’s sometimes said that even …

Samsung Galaxy S3 Was The World’s Best-Selling Smartphone In Q3 [Report] Samsung Galaxy S3 Was The World’s Best-Selling Smartphone In Q3 [Report]
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According to a report from Strategy Analytics, the Samsung Galaxy S3 was the best-selling smartphone in the world in the third quarter, surpassing even Apple’s iPhone 4S. Here’s a look at the market share from the firm: “Samsung’s Galaxy S3 …

Analyst Predicts BlackBerry 10 Will Be ‘DOA’ Analyst Predicts BlackBerry 10 Will Be ‘DOA’
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BlackBerry 10 is going to turn everything around for RIM. It’s going to propel the beleaguered smartphone manufacturer back into relevancy. At least, that the story that RIM’s executives would have you believe. The truth is that we don’t know …

Mozilla Walks Developers Through Firefox OS Mozilla Walks Developers Through Firefox OS

Mozilla is about to enter the smartphone market in a big way. The non-profit will be offering Firefox OS on handsets in smaller markets, like South America. In fact, the team behind Firefox OS went to Brazil in August to …