Not out yet, Panasonic rumored to return to smartphone fray

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After bowing out of the smartphone game back in September 2013, Panasonic is reportedly set to introduce a new handset in 2014. Details are light at this stage, but the phone is said to feature a 5-inch display and offer some degree of rugged protection. Likely shock resistant, it sounds like ...

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Pantech’s flagship Vega Iron 2 due in April, report says

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Pantech’s next flagship smartphone, the Vega Iron 2, is expected to arrive in April, according to recent reports. Set to take on the Samsung Galaxy S5, the handset will battle it out in the company’s native Korea. Allegedly, at least three carriers are lined up to offer the Pantech ...

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Netgear R7000 Nighthawk router review

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Today we’re looking at the Nighthawk, one of Netgear’s mot recently released routers to feature dual-band 802.11ac connectivity. Looking every bit like a stealth fighter of the same name, it’s not something you might expect to see in an office environment. Forget that old ...

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Pandora brings personalized station recommendations to Android

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Pandora on Wednesday introduced a new personalized station recommendation feature to its Android and iOS app experience.  Listeners will be presented with up to six suggested artist stations to listen to or add based on what they like, dislike, and current station list. Rolling out as part of ...

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HP intros Slate 6, Slate 7 Voice Tablets for India

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Slate6 VoiceTab and HP Slate7 VoiceTab due in February HP is back in the smartphone game, yet not in the capacity you might envision. Today sees the company introducing the Slate 6 and Slate 7 “Voice Tablets” for the Indian market. Featuring 6-inch and 7-inch display sizes, the two ...

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New Nexus 10 details include Android 4.5, 3GB RAM

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Samsung again looks to be the hardware maker of choice for the 10-inch Nexus tablet Take this next bit of news however you want, but new Nexus 10 details have surfaced this afternoon. According to evleaks, the successor could debut with Android 4.5 and feature 3GB RAM with 16GB and 32GB storage ...

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Moto G Google Play Edition now offered in Google Play Store

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Take a trip to the Google Play Store this afternoon and you’ll find yet another smartphone listed under the Google Play Edition devices. Indeed, Motorola’s Moto G is the latest device to get the Pure Google treatment. Priced at $179, the unlocked handset works on either AT&T or ...

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T-Mobile now selling Xperia Z1S

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T-Mobile’s latest Android smartphone, the Sony Xperia Z1S, is now available for purchase. Announced at CES last week, the waterproof handset features a 20.7-megapixel camera with BIONZ mobile image processing engine and G Lens. The 5-inch screen, which is definitely a looker,  is a full ...

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Moto G now available through Boost Mobile

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Just a quick heads up that the Moto G smartphone is now available through Boost Mobile. Priced at a mere $129, the smartphone runs Android 4.3 Jelly Bean (4.4 KitKat guaranteed) and features a 5-megapixel rear camera. Internally you’ll find a 1.2GHz quad-core processor, 3G connectivity, ...

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Sony adds Xperia E, Xperia T2 Ultra to Android portfolio

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The 4-inch and 6-inch smartphones are introduced less than one week after CES Sony on Tuesday added two new smartphones to its Android stable, introducing the Xperia E and Xperia T2 Ultra. Both run Android 4.3 Jelly Bean and offered with dual-SIM variants, the duo are bound for international ...

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HTC confirms One X, One X+ updates will stop with 4.2.2

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HTC today confirmed that the HTC One X and HTC One X+ will not receive any further software updates. According to a statement provided to Phone Scoop the two devices will stay put with their most recent updates of 4.2.2 with Sense 5 UI. “We can confirm that the HTC One X and One X+... Read More

Some Samsung Galaxy S5 details purportedly ‘confirmed’

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The details of the Samsung Galaxy S5 have been “confirmed” with roughly two months until its release. According to SamMobile, Samsung’s next flagship smartphone will be powered by Android 4.4 KitKat and come in both plastic and metal versions. The display is said to be QHD in ...

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Multiple LG models discovered in benchmarks

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A number of unannounced LG smartphones discovered in recent benchmark tests are leading many to believe the handset maker could soon introduce a gang of models. And, with Mobile World Congress less than two months to go, it makes sense that these sort of things happen. The new models popping up ...

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Sprint hangs up on ‘One Up’ plans after only four months

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Sprint has ceased its One Up plans after only four months of operation, according to the carrier’s support page. Initially launched to let customers spread their device payments out over two years, One Up provided for upgrades after the first year. Sprint One Up ends on January 9, Framily ...

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo specs and photos surface

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This week gave way to both hardware specifications and a leaked photo for a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Neo. Once rumored as a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 “Lite”, it’s the stripped down version of the popular big-screen experience. Given the unconfirmed specs, it appears the Note 3 Neo is ...

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