Sony Yuga to get more formal ‘Xperia Z’ moniker, source reports

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The Sony Yuga will get its more formal name, the Xperia Z, when it arrives at CES, reports XperiaBlog.  The site has been accurate in the past so we feel pretty good about the report. Additional details for the Xperia Z include water and dust resistance ratings (IP55, IP57) as well as ...

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PowerA touts games optimized for MOGA controller

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Top developers such as Gameloft, Namco Bandai, SEGA, and Vector Unit are getting behind the gaming accessory.

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Verizon 4G LTE network surpasses 470 markets

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The nation’s largest wireless carrier shows no signs of letting up as the year draws to a close, today announcing a milestone in coverage. With new areas getting 4G LTE coverage over the past few days and weeks, Verizon now blankets 470 markets across the country. Two years after its ...

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Google sells Motorola Home to Arris for $2.35 billion…among other things

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The big news today in the Google-verse (for those that haven’t been tuned in) is the big G’s sale of their Motorola set-top box division, Motorola Home. For $2.05 billion dollars and $300 million in shares, ARRIS will be the proud owner of a division of Motorola Mobility that Google ...

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ZTE to launch a 5-inch low end phablet?

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ZTE is working on a bunch of phones nowadays, and we showed you ZTE Nubia Z5, which will be ZTE’s next flagship device. They are also planning to launch a phablet as well, just to get in the ‘Galaxy Note’ line. Although they are not launching it with quad-core processor and a ...

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ASUS finally launching $99 Nexus tablet at CES?

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Back in September, we reported that Google and ASUS are working on a $100 version of the Google Nexus 7, and then again in October, there were still reports floating around that ASUS will launch it, but when is this really happening? Now, I am about to share some latest breaking news and it ...

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MetroPCS adds Avid 4G to smartphone portfolio

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MetroPCS today announced another 4G LTE smartphone, the ZTE Avid 4G, an entry-level Android experience. Priced at $149, the handset runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and is immediately available in stores and online. Details for the Avid 4G include a dual-core 1.2GHz processor, 5-megapixel ...

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Samsung to demonstrate 5.5-inch flexible phone screen at CES

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Samsung will be bringing flexible display technology to CES to show proof-of-concept ideas to press and attendees. There will be a 5.5-inch display as well as a 55-inch TV-sized display on exhibit, according to CNET. This isn’t the first time Samsung will have shown off the technology; ...

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ZTE Nubia Z5 release date leaked?

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We recently published an article about 50 applications you should download before the world ends on December 21, but it seems ZTE is also planning to launch a device on the same day, may be they are looking forward to launch the last smartphone of this world. Anyway, I am talking about the ZTE ...

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HTC EVO 4G LTE for $0.01 at Amazon Wireless

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If you’re in the market for a new Android device but are strapped for cash, or just a frugal consumer, then listen up. Amazon Wireless is selling the HTC EVO 4G LTE for $0.01 with a new contract or upgrade. The device was recently slated to get Android 4.1, and specs include: 1.5GHz ...

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T-Mobile multi-window update for the Galaxy Note 2 now live

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Got a Galaxy Note 2 with T-Mobile? If your answer is yes, then you might want to head to your phone’s software update section. There’s a new update out that includes: New multi-window feature Resolves Exchange calendar events not appearing on device Calendar Resolves issues with ...

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Samsung to fix Exynos software vulnerability ‘as quickly as possible’

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Samsung recently gave an updated statement concerning a software vulnerability in their Exynos kernel. They confirmed that they were already aware of the issue, and did also acknowledge that the exploit is a specifically-coded app that takes advantage of the vulnerability in the code. Moral of ...

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Redbox Instant app hits Google Play ahead of official announcement

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  The official Redbox Instant by Verizon application for Android is now in the Google Play Store, signaling an announcement is fast approaching. Available for both smartphone and tablet, the app does not require a Verizon account or service plan. Details in the notes tell us the app will ...

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Strategy Analytics: 275 million 4G LTE smartphone shipments in 2013

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The number of 4G LTE smartphone shipments will triple in the coming  year, says research firm Strategy Analytics. Forecast to hit 275 million in 2013 this will dwarf the 91 million shipments over the last 12 months. Among the companies poised to capitalize most are Samsung, LG, and Apple ...

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Google Play Books updated with ‘read aloud’ and pinch zooming

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You might find that your Android phone or tablet has a new update for Google Play Books today. What’s new, you might ask? Oh, just a few cool things like “read aloud” (listen to most flowing text books), pinch-to-zoom, and personalized recommendations at that end of your ...

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