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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active and Zoom specs leaked ahead of launch

s4 active specs leakedIf you weren’t already excited for Samsung’s upcoming smartphone launches, information leaked ahead of the company’s June 20 press conference might just pique your interest.High-Tech.Mail.Ru, a Russian technology website, reportedly obtained the specifications of both the highly anticipated ruggedized Galaxy S4 spin-off – the Galaxy S4...

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Are smartphone component shortages here to stay?

broadcomm chips modems smartphone components [aa]  (2)We already know that the reason behind the Snapdragon 600 and Exynos Octa split in the Galaxy S4 came down to production issues, and how can anyone forget the HTC One’s component shortages. It’s obvious that there’s a growing trend with production difficulties in the smartphone market, and it seems that other component manufacturers are a...

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Samsung Galaxy Exhibit (T-Mobile Galaxy S3 mini) now available on T-Mobile

samsung galaxy exhibitThe Samsung Galaxy Exhibit, or the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy S3 mini, is now available for purchase, and it’s a pretty good option for those not wanting to shell out a lot of cash on a new phone.The Samsung Galaxy Exhibit was certainly not a secret, as its presence on T-Mobile has been discussed as early as February. It did take a while, but th...

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Lambda Labs launching facial recognition API for Google Glass

Google Glass VisionDystopian future, here we come! Google Glass is about to receive access to a new facial recognition API, courtesy of Lambda Labs. The new API should be out within a week, provided that all goes as it should.Who is Lambda Labs? They are a small startup that released a non-Glass facial recognition tech API just last year, and currently have over 1,0...

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Contacts Plus Android App Review

Contacts Plus Android App Review There are lots of apps out there that have made your contacts appear no big deal any longer. However, most of them do nothing more than just keeping all the contacts in the same way as the regular system works on your cell phone. Contacts+ is different in combining all your contacts together and giving you the power to call, send text messages or e...

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Samsung Outsells Nokia in Finland

samsung outsells nokia Yes, this is unheard of, Samsung outsells Nokia  in Finland, when it comes to mobile phone sells. Pathetic, isn't it?Can you believe that? Nokia used to be the largest mobile phone manufacturer in the world, there was "Nokia and the rest" kind of thing. The situation changed dramatically in the last few years and Nokia's smartphone line is stru...

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Umeox X5 could be the thinnest smartphone yet, coming in at just 5.6mm-thick

umeox-x5-4It seems like every time we turn around a new device is vying for the title of “world’s thinnest smartphone”. For a while, the Alcatel One Touch Idol held the honors. Then the upcoming Huawei Ascend P6 prepared to take the title. Now it is apparently the Umeox X5′s turn.I know you are thinking it, so I’ll just say it: Who the ...

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White Nexus 4 officially announced

nexus 4 whiteIn the past few days and weeks, we've been hearing an increasing amount of rumors surrounding the white Nexus 4. Today LG officially presented the pristine white headset in a press release. Presenting the white Nexus 4 whose innerlaying specifications haven't budged an inch. ...

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Samsung Sells 12.5 Million Android Smartphones in China in Q1

samsung Yes, you got that right, Android rules Communist China, as the tech giant Samsung sold an impressive 12.5 million Android running smartphones in China in the first quarter of 2013. Samsung's performance is even more impressive if you're taking into account the structure and the type of the Chinese market. HTC, ZTE and Huawei are the top dogs the...

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Snapdragon 800 beats Samsung Galaxy Octa in Benchmark, 10% Faster

snapdragon 800 RBMen, a Japanese website, managed to obtain the results from a benchmark in which a Snapdragon 800 SoC was used on a soon to be released Pantech IM-A880 smartphone, the benchmarks showed impressive numbers, more precisely it scored 30133 in the Antutu benchmark. This is an excellent result, with the processor clocked at 2.1 Ghz, much better tha...

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Android 4.3, new Nexus device hinted at by alleged Gmail redesign screenshots?

Nexus 4Speculation based on recent Gmail rumors and previous press photos used by the company to promote several Nexus devices seems to indicate that Android 4.3 and/or a new Nexus device may arrive soon.A reddit user posted a series of interesting images (available below) that show press images for almost all of Google’s Nexus devices revealing the con...

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Can you stare at the Galaxy S4 for an hour? (video)

Samsung Galaxy S4 competitionSamsung and Swiss carrier Swisscom came up with a competition that’s very different from what we’re used to: believe it or not, you have to stare at the Galaxy S4 for 60 minutes straight in order to win it.The video below was shot in Zurich’s Main Station. In addition to the pressure of dozens of people watching the competitors, t...

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Galaxy S4 mini mistakenly confirmed, Brown Galaxy Note 8.0 spotted

Samsung Galaxy Logo aa 600pxTwo Samsung Android devices that are yet to become official have been spotted, one on Samsung’s own website, with a picture of another appearing on a Twitter account well-known for mobile-related leaks.We’re talking about the Galaxy S4 mini, which is yet to be made official by Samsung, and the Brown model for the Galaxy Note 8.0, which is also ...

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LG Nexus 4 White Version Photos Leaked

lg nexus 4 Eye candy, a delight for your senses, that's how I will describe the LG Nexus 4, whose photos were officially "leaked" today. It seems to be a trend lately, just like in tabloids, of manufacturers officially "leaking" photos of their devices. Until now , we needed paparazzi to do the job, now this seems to be a new marketing tool. God, I hate pap...

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Weekly News Roundup #6 – India

wnri featureIn a weekly segment, I’ll be doing a roundup of the mobile technology news in India, including new device announcements and releases from Indian manufacturers, network carrier news, and anything else that captures the pulse of  the Android scene in India.In today’s “Weekly News Roundup – India,” the Indian Android smartph...

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Behind the Cube: 22cans Curiosity Cube has been Cracked

curiosityThat was quick. Yesterday we told you that the Curiosity Cube only had 5 layers left, and early this morning the last layer fell away, and a winner was finally crowned as conqueror of the cube. 22cans Curiosity is over, and the big prize is…You get to be the “God” in Godus, 22cans upcoming God game. That’s right, you will decide the rules o...

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First Android 4.3 hands-on video shows camera updated UI

Sony Xperia Z vs Google Nexus 4 aa (25)After the first images showing Android 4.3 Jelly Bean running on a Nexus 4 at Thailand Mobile Expo surfaced, a first video showing the camera app updated UI has hit the web.As you can see in the following video, only the camera app is shown (unfortunately), with the person recording the video not revealing other Android 4.3 features, although he or...

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Insults & Flames App Review

Insults & Flames App Review Insults have always been the more thrilling media for interacting with buddies. Insulting a friend is fun and creates a tingling feeling that is almost inexpressible. This is precisely what Insults & Flames App helps you achieve – with more notoriety. A nutty app, it can certainly make your day and even for the recipient if he or she takes it...

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Potential bidding war looms with Google reportedly eyeing Waze

waze_720 This could get pretty interesting pretty quick. Google is reportedly considering throwing in a counter-offer to Waze and may be ready to engage Facebook in a bidding war. Waze is fielding expressions of interest from multiple parties and is seeking more than $1 billion, said one of the people, who asked not to be identified because the talks are...

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LG Optimus GJ Launched in Taiwan

lg optimus gj The LG Optimus GJ was officially announced today in Taiwan. The latest in LG's smart phone portfolio is basically an upgraded version of the Optimus G, featuring dust and water resistance. It seems to be a trend in the smart phone world, started by Sony with the Xperia Z and Motorola with the Defy smart phone, and now reaching all companies, incl...

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HTC One Hits 5 Million Sales Figure Says Exec

htc one A HTC Executive just revealed that HTC One sales are very good, as they managed to reach 5 million units sold within the first month of its launching. The announcement has been made by an anonymous HTC Executive in an interview for the Wall Street Journal, and this result is impressive since HTC struggled with various technical issues regarding...

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Qualcomm Brags With its New Mirasol 2560 x 1440 577ppi 5.1-inch Display for Smartphones

mirasol We all know about Qualcomm, one of the world's top dogs when it comes to mobile processors, now they are entering  in a completely different  field of battle showing off their latest creation, Mirasol, a 2560 x 1440 577ppi 5.1-inch display . Massive cool, man, forward Qualcomm! What's up with that, you may ask, what seems to be wrong? Actuall...

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First Jolla Smartphone Released, Android App Compatible

jolla smartphone The first Jolla smartphone was officially announced and it will be available "online only"  for €399 at the end of the year. The smartphone comes from a Finish company, which harbors ex-Nokia employees and it uses a custom made Operating System, called Sailfish. Sailfish has close ties with Nokia's  Symbian and MeeGo OS, the platform abandon...

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The Best New Android Apps of the Week – May 19, 2013

best.new_.android.apps-may 1. AppGratis AppGratis takes the top spot in our Best New Android Apps of the week list, and with good reason – it gives people a free Android App every day. AppGratis offers up one free app per day along with deep discounts of up to 90% off. You can read a bit more about AppGratis here or pick it up for free on Google Play. 2. Solo Launcher...

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Ambient

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Ambient calculates the temperature, humidity and pressure using the inbuilt sensors for your device. It has a simple and basic layout with minimal design and information. This application is completel...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Sales Will Reach 10 Million Units Next Week

samsung galaxy s4 sales Things are going marvelous for the Korean company lately, and since the launch of their new flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S4, there is even room for improvement, if you can believe that: according to Samsung's CEO Shin Jong-Kyun, they are expecting the Samsung Galaxy S4 sales to reach and even surpass 10 million units next week. This im...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Sales Will Reach 10 Million Units Next Week

samsung galaxy s4 sales Things are going marvelous for the Korean company lately, and since the launch of their new flagship smartphone, the Samsung Galaxy S4, there is even room for improvement, if you can believe that: according to Samsung's CEO Shin Jong-Kyun, they are expecting the Samsung Galaxy S4 sales to reach and even surpass 10 million units next week. This im...

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Google I/O 2013: Keynote Roundup

GoogleIO.2013The first day of Google I/O is starting to wind down, and we thought it was a good time to take a look at some of the highlights from this morning’s keynote. There was a lot to take in during the long keynote, and we’re going to start with coolest news of the day... Google Play Music All Access. All Access is the big G’s foray into the world...

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