Google Wallet Coming to 10 More Sprint Android Phones in 2012

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At a panel at Mobile World Congress, U.S. wireless carrier Sprint announced that it will be launching at least ten new Android smartphones with support for Google’s mobile payment service called Google Wallet. On smartphones, Google Wallet makes use of near field communications, or NFC, technology. Users with a compatible NFC-enabled phone, for example, can […]

Samsung the Latest Manufacturer to Confirm Windows Phone 8

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After HTC had dropped hints of ushering new phone hardware with the arrival of Windows Phone 8, codenamed Apollo, earlier at Mobile World Congress, rival Windows Phone manufacturer Samsung is now offering similar hints of the impending next-generation Microsoft mobile operating system at the same trade show. Along with announcing that Windows Phone 8 will […]

HTC Confirms Launch Plans for New Phones With Windows Phone Apollo OS

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Smartphone-maker HTC, which manufactures phones running on Microsoft’s Windows Phone and Google’s Android operating systems, confirms that it would be launching new smartphone hardware once Microsoft releases the next-generation of Windows Phone OS codenamed Apollo. Apollo, which some have been referring to as Windows Phone 8, will be a major OS revision for Microsoft as […]

AT&T Continues to Spin Tiered Data Plans; Offers Developers a Way to Pay for Consumer Data Charges

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After having created an uproar by eliminating the unlimited data plans just days before launching the iPhone 4, AT&T is seemingly continuing its vendetta against unlimited iPhone data plan subscribers who had been grandfathered in before the carrier switched over to tiered data plans. Most recently, the ‘rethink possible’ carrier had created an outraged community […]

Did Corning Out Transformer Pad Infinity Launch Date with Availability of Gorilla Glass 2 Release?

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At Mobile World Congress, Corning announced that consumers can expect to find devices–both tablets and smartphones–with the company’s Gorilla Glass 2 glass screens starting in the April or May timeline. The company highlighted that both smartphone- and tablet-manufacturers Acer and Asus have announced products or roadmaps for devices in the future that will launch with […]

Google Street View Coming to Next Navigon iOS Update

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Navigon announced at Mobile World Congress that it will be releasing new app updates to its turn-by-turn, voice guided navigation apps for Apple’s iOS and Google’s Android platform this spring. On iOS, Navigon will be brining Google Street View to the GPS navigation app, allowing Navigon iPhone and iPad owners to get street-level views of […]

Sony Xperia S Smartphone Now Shipping Worldwide

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The Sony Xperia S smartphone, which was announced last month at the Consumer Electronics Show, is now shipping globally and users can begin to save up for the handset if they choose. The smartphone will be the first device to abandon the Sony Ericsson branding as Sony takes over the mobile operations from the former […]

AT&T’s HTC One X Goes With Dual-Core Rather Than Quad-Core CPU

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AT&T confirmed that its 4G LTE version of the HTC flagship One X smartphone announced at Mobile World Congress will come with a dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 chipset rather than the quad-core Tegra 3 ‘4+1‘ CPU found on the international version. The decision to go with the dual-core Snapdragon rather than the quad-core Tegra 3 […]

Huawei to Create Its Own Quad-Core CPU to Rival Tegra 3

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At Mobile World Congress, not only did rising Chinese smartphone-manufacturer Huawei announce the company’s first smartphone in the form of the Ascend D Quad and Ascend D Quad XL smartphones–akin to Motorola’s Droid RAZR and Droid RAZR Maxx where the latter XL moniker denotes a device with a more capacious battery, but the company also […]

LG in Heavy Discussions to Create Next Nexus

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HTC worked with Google to create the first Nexus and Samsung followed-up to create the most recent two Nexus smartphones. LG may get its turn next. According to LG’s smartphone head Ramchan Woo, the company is in heavy discussions to create the next-generation Google-branded Nexus product. Woo says, “We’re working on it,” but did not […]

Sony Xperia P and Xperia U Smartphones Announced at MWC

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Sony has finally taken the wraps off of its much leaked Xperia P and Xperia U smartphones, which are mid-range and budget-conscious cousins the the company’s Xperia S flagship that was announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last month. Announced at Mobile World Congress, both the Xperia P and Xperia U will […]

Nokia 808 PureView Packs Jaw-Dropping 41-Megapixel Carl Zeiss Camera!

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My 12-megapixel capable Nokia N8 just feels incredibly insufficient now that Nokia has announced a successor in the form of the Nokia 808 PureView, which packs a powerhouse 41-megapixel still camera. The camera on the Nokia 808 can capture widescreen 16:9 resolutions at a more meager 35-megapixel resolution. The insane megapixel support bests any camera […]

Samsung Announces Galaxy Note 10.1 Tablet

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After the Galaxy Note 5.3 ‘phablet’ release, Samsung is now announcing a purely tablet version of the device with the company’s S-Pen functionality in a 10.1-inch form factor. Like the Galaxy Tab 10.1, the Galaxy Note 10.1 will be an Android slate that incorporates the S-Pen, which is based on Wacom’s digitizing technology for pen […]

HTC Unveils the HTC One Series

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HTC goes for a “Premium” market with the HTC One Series. At Mobile World Congress today, HTC announced the HTC One series with promises of a better phone experience. HTC is claiming this series will not only have awesome specs that we all love, but also a better task management and a more simplified home […]

LG Optimus 4X HD: Features, Release Date, Carriers

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Yesterday, LG announced that it would be debuting one of the most anticipated smartphones of this year’s Mobile World Congress 2012. That device of course is the LG Optimus 4X HD, a device that was originally known under the name LG X3, and one that will be the successor to the the company’s previous release, […]

Nokia Became the Top Windows Phone Vendor In Just One Quarter

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Nokia took its time to get into the modern smartphone market, but it’s already made a pretty big impact. After just one quarter of producing devices running Microsoft’s Windows Phone operating system, Nokia managed to become the biggest vendor of Microsoft’s mobile OS. It seems that Microsoft’s deal with Nokia is already paying off. In […]