Unlocked Xperia ZL Will Work on AT&T’s, T-Mobile’s LTE Networks

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While U.S. customers can already begin importing the Xperia Z smartphone, Sony’s Xperia ZL may be a better fit for customers on AT&T’s and T-Mobile’s 4G LTE U.S. networks. The reason being is that the unlocked Xperia Z does not support LTE bands compatible with those operated by either U.S. carriers whereas the Xperia ZL […]

Samsung: U.S. Carriers Want the Galaxy S4 to Be Announced in NYC

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Announcing that the next generation Galaxy S4 flagship smartphone will be announced in the U.S. in New York City come March 14, Samsung says that the decision was made because U.S. carriers want the phone to debut here. Whether that means that the U.S. will be among the very first markets to release the Galaxy […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Release Rumored for May or June in U.S.

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The U.S. Samsung Galaxy S4 release date is rumored for May or June, a month or two behind the likely Galaxy S4 release in Europe. Leaks pointed to a Samsung Galaxy S4 launch event on March 22nd, but a new report from SamMobile claims Samsung will hold an Unpacked event on March 15th to launch […]

41-Megapixel Nokia Lumia EOS Confirmed for U.S. Summer Debut?

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After much speculation about Nokia bringing its large 41-megapixel PureView sensor technology from the Symbian-powered Nokia 808 to the Windows Phone platform, it looks like that may be happening sooner than later. The Finnish phone giant has been rumored in recent weeks to announce this PureView camera technology for a new Windows Phone 8 device, […]

Samsung ATIV Tab: No One Knows What Windows RT in the U.S.

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Samsung made some news at the Consumer Electronics Show by announcing it won’t be releasing one of its previously announced products, at least in the U.S. market. According to the South Korean tech giant, the Windows RT-powered ATIV Tab won’t be headed to the U.S. market because it’s confusing and the average consumer doesn’t understand […]

ZTE Confirms Flagship Grand S Smartphone Coming to U.S.

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At the Consumer Electronics Show this year, Chinese smartphone-maker ZTE had been busy hawking its wares, and the company has found success as it has announced that its flagship Grand S smartphone will be headed to North American carriers. ZTE says that it has received strong interest from U.S. carriers, and despite optimism on the […]

Apple Moving Some Mac Production To The U.S. in 2013

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In an interview with Bloomberg Businessweek Apple CEO Tim Cook said his company will move production of some of the Mac lineup to the U.S. Tim Cook will confirm the move in his interview with Brian William on Rock Center tonight. Cook didn’t give any details on which Mac device the company will make the […]

Oppo to Bring Find 5 Phablet to U.S. Market for $500 Unlocked

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Oppo had recently announced that its 5-inch Find 5 phablet will be coming to the U.S. market for just $500 unlocked, which will net you a GSM device without any pesky two-year contracts. The device features a lot of notable high-end specs and will be compatible with HSPA+ networks from major carriers T-Mobile USA and […]

Samsung Galaxy S III Review: Editors’ Choice

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The Galaxy S III is Samsung’s best Android smartphone to date and the company’s successor to the Galaxy S II device that was launched last year as the Galaxy S II on AT&T and T-Mobile and the Epic 4G Touch on Sprint. The touchscreen-only smartphone will compete against the HTC One X series as well […]

Nokia to Launch Lumia 719 Variant for China, U.S.?

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Under half a year since Nokia initially debuted the Nokia Lumia 710 Windows Phone handset, it appears that a variant of that device will be headed to China and other parts of the world, including the U.S. The variant, known as the Lumia 719, is said to be similar to the original Lumia 710, which […]

No Nokia Sea Ray Windows Phone for U.S.?

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Though it appears that Nokia is fully committed to the U.S. market and to the Windows Phone platform, dropping the MeeGo-powered Nokia N9 from the U.S. lineup, the company may also drop the N9’s cousin, the Windows Phone 7-powered Nokia Sea Ray smartphone, from its U.S. portfolio as well according to the latest rumor. However, […]

Motorola Confirms Rugged Defy+ Smartphone Not Coming to U.S.

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After speculations that the leaked Defy+ smartphone, an upgraded model of the T-Mobile Defy, would hit U.S. carrier AT&T, Motorola had revealed in its earnings call that the Android smartphone aimed at those with an active lifestyle would not hit the U.S. market. The company confirmed the existence of the Defy+ and says that it […]

AT&T’s Galaxy S II Variant Passes Through FCC, Launch Imminent

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It looks like at least one of the two iterations of the Samsung Galaxy S II superphones is now hitting the FCC for regulatory approval. The device comes complete with AT&T-compatible HSPA bands, which means that this ‘4G’ smartphone can be used on the carrier’s HSPA+ network when launched, which is fine as 4G LTE […]

Unlocked iPhone 4 in the U.S.? Will AT&T Soften its iOS Iron Grip?

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Apple is speculated to be delivering unlocked versions of the GSM iPhone 4 in the U.S. as early as Wednesday. Sources report that iPhone 4 with the model numbers MC603, MC604, MC605, and MC606 are starting to appear inside retail stores, and those models are similar to the unlocked counterparts sold in countries where Apple currently […]

U.S. Government Conflicted on the Storage of Location Data on Smartphone

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The recent Senate hearing related to user privacy and tracking information related to smartphones yielded more questions and shows a more confused American government where technology and civil rights are concerned than gave answers. The hearing, called by U.S. Senator Al Franken, was to discuss what cell phone users’ rights are and how that relates […]

President Obama an iPad 2 User

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President Barack Obama, one of the most technologically-forward presidents in modern history, was recently photographed with the iPad 2 tablet and Apple Smart Cover. It’d be interesting to see and know what app(s) the president uses on his tablet, and more importantly how the U.S. government handles security with the tablet. Obama has never been […]