Google Q4 2012 earnings released: Steady growth, without including Motorola

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Google yesterday released their specifics on earnings from Q4 2012, to include: Some $14.42 billion in revenue, up 36 percent compared to Q4 of 2011. Motorola, which Google continues to operate as a separate company, saw revenue of $1.51 billion, but an operating loss of $353 million. Google ...

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Verizon Q4 and 2012 earnings: great growth all around

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Yesterday, Verizon released their Q4 earnings, and total 2012 earnings. The growth seen on their front is terrific, as follows for Q4: 2.2 million net customer additions in the quarter, highest in company history $20 billion in revenue ($16.4 bn being service revenues) for Q4, up 9.5-percent ...

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AT&T acquires Alltel’s 585,000 customers and spectrum bands for $780 million in cash

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Well, this was slightly unexpected. AT&T has announced that they will completely acquire the Alltel brand, to include all of their 585,000 customers and spectrum. The deal set AT&T back a hard $780 million, a price tag which AT&T plans to make up for with its new found 700, 850, and ...

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More possible pictures of the Galaxy S IV leak

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When things start heating up like this, they’re bound to happen soon. A new purported leak has emerged of the Samsung Galaxy S IV, and it’s looking slightly different than other reported leaks: noticeably, a slightly different design including a slightly different bezel than the ...

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From the rumor mill: Motorola X phone to be sold cheaply on Google Play, unlockable on Verizon, and available on multiple carriers

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Over at Droid-Life, there’s some inside information leaking that may or may not be of any actual value… but we can hope. The rumor mill is now pushing hard on the Motorola X phone, and dropping lists like the following: Motorola X Phone will be announced at Google I/O in May. ...

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Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini with NFC to launch this month

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If you’ve been looking at your options for a new phone, and have been considering a Galaxy S3 Mini, chances are you noticed the lack of NFC support in the current model. Later this month, however, that will change, and Samsung is launching an NFC-capable version in the UK this month. ...

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Sony Xperia Tablet Z now official, also shows off for the camera [video]

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Sony has officially announced the Sony Xperia Tablet Z, and it looks pretty slick. As far as specs, we’re looking at: 10.1-inch Android 4.1 1920 x 1200 display quad-core 1.5GHz processor 8-megapixel camera Backside illuminated sensor The tablet is only 6.9mm thick, making it, as far as we ...

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Thumb Keyboard review: The keyboard your tablet always needed – 50% off for a limited time

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Your tablet is a great asset. Bigger than your run-of-the-mill phone, it gives you the opportunity to use your favorite mobile OS on a slightly grander, much more efficient scale. One issue? Trying to use the darn thing while still being able to multi-task elsewhere. If you’ve got a ...

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Android 4.2 update for Sprint Galaxy Nexus now live

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If you’ve got a Sprint Galaxy Nexus, then listen up. Google is now hosting the Android 4.2 update (JOP40D) on their servers, and it’s ready to be downloaded. The update won’t be coming through OTA, but you can snag it from Google and install it yourself. The update weights in ...

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Watch Samsung’s CES 2013 keynote in its entirety

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If you’re just dying to live through CES 2013 vicariously through the internet, then check out the video below. It’s the entire Samsung Keynote at CES, in all its one hour, three minute glory. you can follow along with Mr. Woo as he talks octa-core (at 12:34), flexible displays (at ...

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Samsung announces the Galaxy S2 Plus

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Samsung has just introduced the new Galaxy S2 Plus, a device with a minor bump up in specs from the regular S2. The device will be running Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean alongside the infamous Touchwiz Nature UX, and has a 4.3-inch WVGA Super AMOLED Plus display, 1.2GHz dual core CPU, 1GB RAM, 8MP ...

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1080p ZTE Grand S makes grand entrance at CES, availability to begin in China

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Please, sir, we’ll take another… device announcement, that is. ZTE yesterday announced the ZTE Grand S, a device that has leaked here and there for a little while now in the days heading up to CES. The device will feature full 1080p, and is being slated as the world’s thinnest ...

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Panasonic announces 7-inch JT-B1 Toughpad, the Toughbook of the tablet world

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If you’re familiar with Panasonic, then chances are you’re also familiar with their infamous Toughbook line of computers. Sturday and built to withstand anything thrown at them, these things are practically indestructible. Now, Panasonic hopes to dig further down into that niche ...

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Pantech Perception may have leaked, looks ready to impress

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Pantech, who’s making their presence known at CES this year, may have a new mid-level device heading to Verizon soon. The leak shows the Pantech Perception, and with it came details, such as a 720p LCD screen and a Qualcomm S4 CPU. Knowing what we know about Pantech, we can probably ...

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Samsung unveils 8-core Exynos 5 Octa mobile processor

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Samsung seems to really be trying to take the cake with their latest hardware announcement. Hot on the heels of the new Tegra 4 from NVIDIA and the Snapdragon 800 from Qualcomm, Sammy has announced a new chipset of their own – the Exynos 5 Octa. That’s right, folks. Octa. As in 8 ...

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