Huawei Shows Off New Emotion UI Android Skin

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In its attempt to build up its brand Huawei today announced its new Android skin called Emotion UI. Huawei announced the new skin at IFA 2012, and strangely didn’t announce it as part of a new smartphone. Instead Huawei is asking its users to download the skin to test it on their devices. The Emotion […]

T-Mobile Springboard 4G Tablet Getting Ice Cream Sandwich Update 8/15

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According to U.S. carrier T-Mobile USA, the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich update for the T-Mobile Springboard 4G tablet will be rolling out as an over-the-air software update starting on August 15th. The Springboard 4G is made by Huawei and is a re-branded version of the Huawei MediaPad 7-inch. The update will not only bring […]

Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD Passes Through FCC

Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD at FCC

Huawei’s MediaPad 10 FHD tablet is just about ready for a U.S. release as evidenced by its passing through the FCC. According to Engadget, the Chinese 10-inch tablet recently made its way through the FCC, and the agency deemed it safe enough to sell to U.S. consumers. As with other FCC approvals, this one came with […]

Huawei Summit to Debut on T-Mobile USA By Halloween

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A leaked unannounced new Huawei product with the Summit name has appeared on T-Mobile USA’s computer system. At this time, neither the carrier nor Huawei is commenting on the device, and there is little known information about the Summit. Huawei and T-Mobile USA had worked together in the past to launch some successful products, including […]

Huawei Introduces Next-Generation MediaPad 7 Lite Tablet

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After a successful introduction of its 7-inch MediaPad Android slate, which is available by the same name under U.S. carrier AT&T and under the Springboard 4G branding under T-Mobile USA, Huawei is introducing a successor in the same 7-inch category. The tablet will likely go head-t0-head with Amazon’s Kindle Fire as well as Google’s recently introduced […]

Quad-Core Huawei MediaPad 10 to Retail Under $500

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It looks like Huawei’s quad-core 10-inch MediaPad with a full 1080p HD display will be priced at under $500 when it arrives in August. The slate was initially announced earlier this year alongside Huawei’s quad-core smartphone at the Mobile World Congress trade show. The MediaPad 10 will be an ambitious effort for Huawei, which had […]

T-Mobile Adds Huawei myTouch, myTouch Q to Summer Lineup

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T-Mobile will be growing its myTouch line of consumer Android smartphones this summer with two new offerings made by Chinese manufacturer Huawei. The devices, dubbed the myTouch and myTouch Q will go on sale starting this summer featuring support for T-Mobile’s 4G HSPA+ network and Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The devices will be available for $50 […]

Huawei Ascend D Quad Release Delayed

Huawei Ascend D Quad Release Delayed

The Huawei Ascend D Quad, the Chinese company’s upcoming quad-core smartphone, has hit a manufacturing snag and production will be delayed until sometime during the fall of 2012. According to CNMO, by way of UnwiredView, Huawei has confirmed the delay saying that the reason is because of technical issues that have developed with the company’s […]

Microsoft: We’re Not Working On Our Own Windows Phone

Microsoft: We're Not Working on a Windows Phone 8 Device

Microsoft has denied claims from an analyst who claimed that the company was working on its own Windows Phone 8 device. In comments made to InformationWeek, Greg Sullivan, senior marketing manager for Windows Phone, stated that the company would not be releasing its own Windows Phone devices. The firm denial comes shortly after Nomura analyst […]

Huawei Ascend P1 Review: First Impressions

Huawei Ascend P1 Review: First Impressions

We first went hands-on with the Huawei Ascend P1 at CES 2012 in Las Vegas, the event that the company used to announce the Android 4.0 smartphone. Overall, we came away pretty impressed after we some time with the phone on the showroom floor. However. now it’s time to dive deep into the Huawei Ascend […]

Huawei Activa 4G Hits MetroPCS for $149 Off-Contract

Huawei Activa 4G Hits MetroPCS for $149 Off-Contract

Those looking to get an extremely cheap 4G LTE smartphone off-contract might want to check out the newly released Huawei Activa 4G which has just arrived on MetroPCS. The Activa 4G is currently available online and in MetroPCS retail locations and it retails for a mere $149 off-contract. That means that customers won’t have to […]

T-Mobile myTouch Q Getting FCC Approval

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It looks like the second of two Huawei-made Android smartphones for T-Mobile USA’s myTouch consumer line is now ready for FCC approval. The smartphone, model Huawei Ascend G312, comes with a physical hardware QWERTY keyboard and is expected to launch as the T-Mobile myTouch Q. The consumer smartphone will launch with a 4-inch WVGA display, […]

Huawei Ascend D Quad Hands On

Huawei Ascend D Quad Hands On

Huawei has made it clear that it intends to do battle with the HTC’s, LG’s and Samsung’s of the smartphone world, and one of the devices that it intends to do it with is the Huawei Ascend D Quad, a quad-core Android smartphone with a 720p display. At CTIA 2012 in New Orleans, we were […]

Huawei Prism Coming to T-Mobile’s 3G Network May 6th

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Though still unofficially announced by T-Mobile USA, leaked documents suggest that the nation’s fourth largest carrier will be launching a low-cost entry-level Android smartphone come May 6th in the form of the Huawei Prism. In the leaked marketing documents, the Prism is branded with a 3G moniker, suggesting that it will use a less expensive […]

Touchless Phones to Become the Future for Huawei

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When Apple had announced the iPhone in 2007, it brought with it the disruptive technology known as capacitive touchscreen, and since then we’ve seen this employed on a number of handsets using various platforms such as Google’s Android, Microsoft’s Windows Phone, HP/Palm’s webOS, Nokia’s Symbian, and Research in Motion’s BlackBerry OS. Now, it seems that […]

Huawei Now Releasing Android 4.0 Upgrade to 7-Inch MediaPad Tablets

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Huawei is now making the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich available to owners of the MediaPad 7-inch tablet. According to reports, the software update is not available as an over-the-air update at this time and users must download the update first to their computers in order to upgrade the MediaPad from its Honeycomb OS. In […]

Huawei Working on Windows 8 Phones, Windows 8 4G LTE Tablets

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Huawei has proven itself to be an emerging smartphone powerhouse in the Android camp with powerful, well designed models like the slim and sleek Ascend P1 and the quad-core Ascend D quad, but the company isn’t sitting still. Like HTC, Samsung, and LG before it, Huawei is looking to diversify its portfolio by offering multiple […]

Google to Sell Motorola’s Hardware Business to Huawei?

Google Might Sell Motorola's Hardware Division to Huawei

A new, unconfirmed rumor has Google potentially selling Motorola’s handset business to Chinese company Huawei. In fact, Google has apparently already offered to sell its newly acquired asset to Huawei for a “high price.” The rumor comes from Dennis Berman of the Wall Street Journal and while it’s the first time we’ve heard of such […]

T-Mobile’s New myTouch Device Poses in the Wild

T-Mobile's New myTouch Device Poses in the Wild

We had heard that Chinese manufacturer Huawei was going to be the next company to make a T-Mobile myTouch smartphone and it appears that this will in fact be the case, based on a photo that has leaked out today. The leaked image depicts a device that is currently just known as the Huawei myTouch […]