Nokia Prepping Sony Xperia Z1s Rival in Lumia 1520 Mini

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Nokia may be prepping a smaller version of its large and powerful Lumia 1520 phablet. Given that the smaller Windows Phone smartphone is rumored to come with many of the same high-end specs that its larger brother debuted with, the smaller Lumia 1520 Mini will be a device without any compromises and would appeal to […]

Verizon to Keep Galaxy Note 3 Fresh with Rose Gold Edition

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As rumors of Samsung’s Galaxy S5 flagship smartphone loom, Verizon Wireless may be keeping the flagship Galaxy Note 3 phablet fresh with hints that a new rose gold edition would be arriving Stateside. Other than the color change, the rose gold edition should be exactly identical in form and functionality to the traditional Galaxy Note […]

Microsoft to Give Voice to Bing in April to Take on Siri

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Starting in April in time for Microsoft’s developer BUILD conference, the Bing search engine will be getting its own voice and intelligence. At least that’s what MSFTNerd is claiming on a Tumblr account, noting that the voice search feature will be available on Windows Phone, Windows, iPhone, and Xbox over time. Intelligent voice search hosted by […]

Sprint Could Go Into $50 Billion of Debt to Gain T-Mobile US

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Sprint, now a majority-owned subsidiary of Japanese carrier Softbank, may have just secured $50 billion of financing to potentially acquire rival T-Mobile U.S., which is owned by German’s Deutsche Telekom. According to a report on the Wall Street Journal, Sprint was approached by two banks on financing, so this deal could become reality if all goes […]

Motorola CEO Leaves Doors Open for Future Moto Maker Tablet

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After a successful run at the highly customizable Moto X thanks to the Moto Maker studio, Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside left open the possibility that the personalization options could potentially come to a future Motorola branded tablet. When asked about a potential tablet, Woodside told Pocket-lint that this could be a potential for the future. “We […]

Will it Bend? Apple Eyes AMOLED iWatch Screen

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According to the latest projections from DisplaySearch, Apple may be employing a flexible AMOLED display for its much anticipated and highly rumored iWatch wearable smartwatch. According to the forecast posted by CNET, the iWatch is said to use a flexible display with a 320 X 320-pixel resolution distributed over a 1.3- or 1.6-inch screen. The resolution […]

Is a Galaxy S4-Inspired Windows Phone Coming From Samsung

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Samsung is about to launch a larger Windows Phone device for the U.S. market and now we know a little more information thanks to documents submitted to the Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) for certification. The Samsung SM-W750 is said to be a Windows Phone device with a 5-inch display and a resolution of 1080 […]

Nokia May Have a Trojan Horse for Microsoft

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Nokia fans were upset when Microsoft alum Stephen Elop was hired as CEO to lead the company, resulting in a radical departure from the Symbian and MeeGo (formerly Maemo) platforms and a marriage to Microsoft’s nascent Windows Phone operating system. Avid Finns and Nokians called Elop a Trojan horse sent from Microsoft to convert the […]

Sony Confirms Windows Phone Rumors…Kind Of.

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After rumors that Sony and Microsoft are back together working on the next generation of Xperia smartphones that would run the latter’s Windows Phone operating system, a Sony European executive is now adding fuel to the fire. Sony Mobile’s Europe head Pierre Perron is now suggesting that the hardware-maker is exploring a multiple-OS strategy that […]

Samsung Galaxy S5 Skipping Mobile World Congress

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It looks like Samsung may not be launching its next generation Galaxy S5 flagship next month at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Instead, the company may be launching the much anticipated and coveted Galaxy S5 at a private event in mid-March. “Samsung to hold its next Global launch in London,” a tweet from @flapic read, citing […]

Can Apple Out-Phablet Samsung With 5.7-Inch iPhone 6?

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Apple is now said to be working on two models of the next-generation iPhone that will be released later this year, likely around the fall timeline. According to these Foxconn employee insiders, Apple will be working on one iPhone model with a larger 4.7-inch display while a second model will come with a 5.7-inch screen. […]

LG G Flex Press Shots Bring Bendable Goodness to AT&T, T-Mobile

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Though official U.S. availability through carrier channels has not been announced yet for LG’s flexible display G Flex smartphone, leaked press shots for the phone shows off that the device could arrive on AT&T Mobility and T-Mobile USA. Still, at this point, we don’t have an official announcement date nor availability timeline for the phone […]

AT&T to Try to Un-Carrier T-Mobile With Switching Credit

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T-Mobile stunned the wireless industry in 2013 with its un-carrier initiative, which included contract-free plans, non-subsidized phones in exchange for cheaper monthly rate plans, and affordable international roaming. It seems that T-Mobile’s progress may have struck a nerve with larger rival AT&T as the latter is rumored to offer a $200 credit for T-Mobile customers […]

LG, HTC Continue to Chase Apple’s Gold in 2014

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Following the early success of the biometric fingerprint reader on Apple’s iPhone 5s, it appears that Android rivals LG and HTC will continue to chase after Apple’s gold in the new year. Reportedly, both Android smartphone manufacturers may utilize a similar design on their rumored HTC One 2 and LG G3 flagships in 2014 with […]

LG Prepping Galaxy S5 Rival in Rumored Fall G3

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After rumors surfaced that Samsung may be working on a phone with a whopping QHD resolution Galaxy S5, it looks like South Korean rival LG may be prepping its own Android competitor in the form of the LG G3, a device that will succeed the current LG G2 flagship today. The LG G3 is speculated […]

Will iWatch’s Proximity-Based Wireless Charging Make It to the iPhone 6?

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A new report out of China is suggesting that one of the killer features of Apple’s much rumored smartwatch could be the proximity-based wireless charging solution that the Cupertino, California company is designing for the iWatch. The device is now believed to be coming to the market in the fall of 2014, likely around the […]

Samsung: Can Microsoft Steal Android’s Most Valuable Partner

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Samsung may have been Google’s most valuable partner when it first built Android, and one whose Galaxy brand is synonymous with Google’s platform in marketing campaigns, but recent rumored rifts between the two partners could create an opening for Microsoft to swoop in and steal Samsung’s love. In addition to a rumor of a revamped […]

The Real Reason Microsoft Bought Nokia: To Thwart an Android Lumia Release

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Though publicly Nokia remained committed to Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform for its smartphone efforts, privately Nokia may have been working on an Android Lumia, and this threat may have been just enough for Microsoft that it had acquired Nokia’s devices and services division. Last month, a leaked device–without capacitive touch navigation keys to the bottom […]

Rumored LG G2 Mini Promises Powerful Specs in More Compact Footprint

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Miniature sized phones that resemble larger flagships seem to be the trend this year, with HTC and Samsung leading the pack with the “mini” versions of their HTC One and Galaxy S4 models respectively, and it looks like rival LG will be following suit with an LG G2 mini. As LG has not announced the […]