LG’s battery tech helps make the newest curved displays possible

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With all the news coming out about the latest devices with curved displays, there seems to be something lacking in one department: how those displays get their juice. LG is at the forefront of innovation in this arena, too, touting 3 options for those specially-shaped devices. First off, ...

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Rumors spreading of Lenovo and HTC acquisition

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With rumors going around of HTC looking at dual-booting Android / Windows devices, the company is now spinning around the rumor mill for a different reason. According to the Korean publication eToday, the Taiwanese manufacturer may be in talks with Lenovo about an acquisition. According to the ...

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New Samsung Galalxy Note tablet might dual-boot Android / Windows RT

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With companies like HTC already being rumored to be coming out with stock dual-booting tablets with Android and Windows Phone, the rumors are starting to hit on other companies as well. Word is coming in from select sources that Samsung may also be jumping on the multi-OS train, with a Galaxy ...

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LG, Samsung introduce flexible displays ahead of device announcements

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When it comes to the flexible display rumor mill, the two names that keep cropping up in hypothetical conversations are LG and Samsung. Now, the two companies have their flexible displays in more limelight than ever, as both are hitting the news circuit with updates about these new displays. ...

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HTC clocks a $101 million operating loss in Q3 of 2013

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HTC hasn’t had the sweetest numbers lately when it comes to their quarterlies, and this time around was no different. In their preliminary unaudited financial results for Q3 of this year (2013), the Taiwanese company is reporting a total operating loss of around $101 million USD. The ...

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Sony Xperia Z1 f shows off for the camera, could be a Japanese miniature Z1

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Been awhile since you heard anything about the “Sony Itsuki”? Well, fear not, as new shots have emerged of the Xperia Z1 f, and they basically show this fabled device to be a sort of miniature Xperia Z1. A brochure leak over at XperiaBlog for Japanese carrier NTT Docomo shows the ...

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TracFone sets record straight on data throttling for Straight Talk, Net10

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With consumers asking questions about throttling policies has become a normal conversation topic, TracFone has decided to come in and set the record straight on their own policies for data. Speculation has had those with “unlimited data” wondering why rumors of 1.5GB throttling ...

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Android 4.4 rumored to require nano-SIM card, starting with Nexus 5

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If you’re keeping up on all the latest and greatest on the Nexus 5, then check this out. According to Ukranian carrier, “Life : )“, the Nexus 5 should be coming with a nano SIM slot, much like what we’re seeing in current iPhones. On the disclaimer page of the carrier, ...

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Supply constraints for HTC One Mini add to company woes

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Adding to HTC’s worries about profits, the company is now being reportedly hit by supply chain issues. According to Reuters, the handset manufacturer is looking at shortages that affect the HTC One Mini aluminum casing, thanks to what is being described only as “design ...

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YouTube mobile adds short-period offline viewing to upcoming update

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Over at YouTube, they’re running through some updates to the way mobile users can view videos. The main change in that slew is offline viewing, although it may not be exactly as it sounds. According to the YouTube blog: This upcoming feature will allow people to add videos to their device ...

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Leak shows U.S. Cellular to introduce shared data plans

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According to sources, U.S. Cellular is slated to introduce shared data plans in the USA. A new leak of a small roadplan outline is showing that the cellular provider is going to be lining up with the like of AT&T and Verizon in their plans by allowing multiple users to share out of a ...

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ASUS Android roadmap leaked, with Nexus 10 noticeably missing

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According to a recently leaked set of slides, the roadmap to ASUS’ attempt at Android success includes the MeMo Fone HD 5, PadFone mini, MeMo Pad HD 8, Transformer Pad FHD and Transformer Pad HD… but no Nexus 10. The leak came by way of an investors presentation in France. There ...

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CyanogenMod announces capability to ChromeCast any media from your Android device

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Chances are, you’ve probably heard of ChromeCast, Google’s new $35 toy that allows you to stream media from your Chrome browser. Now, however, the guys over at the CyanogenMod team have decided to take things a step or two further. According to the CM guys, they have built in the ...

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HTC Desire 500 officially coming to Europe in August

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According to a recent press release, the recently announced HTC Desire 500 will be making its way to Europe this month. While prices and full availability aren’t yet available, speculation puts the Desire 500 at around $400 USD. The Desire 500 comes with: 4.3-inch WVGA display 1.2GHz ...

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NVIDIA releases SHIELD open source materials and recovery image

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Devs, start your engines. NVIDIA has officially released both the open source materials and data, as well as the recovery image, for SHIELD. According to NVIDIA, this gaming system should have developers licking their chops, touting dev-friendly features such as: World-class Tegra 4 development ...

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