HTC gears up to improve HTCSense.com service

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HTC’s Sense UI has been much lauded by customers and the media, even if it has gotten a bit out of hand with the past few updates. Over the years, various changes and feature additions have been made, including integration with HTCSense.com, a service tailored specifically for HTC Android ...

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Beats Audio to acquire MOG Music

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According to quite a few sources, including Reuters, AllThingsD, Engadget, and Slashgear, while the deal has concluded and been inked, it hasn’t completely closed yet. Beats Audio’s acquisition of MOG  would be a boon to HTC specifically, due to the fact that they’re one of ...

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Getac releases PS326: Android-powered, Milspec-carrying beast of a handset

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Once upon a time, Windows Mobile dominated the smartphone space, offering up a plethora of different device types for a variety of occupations, including those in extreme environments. Fast-forward a few years and it’s obvious this has changed, given Windows Mobile’s absence from ...

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Kelley Blue Book Android app hits 1 million downloads

If someone is looking to buy or sell a car, chances are some research will need to be done for pricing and reviews to make sure they’re getting the most for their money (and not a lemon). In this regard, Kelley Blue Book has been the most popular source for years, a distinction ...

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Google+ Hangouts gain Docs integration, business users rejoice

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Google’s Hangouts feature on Google+ has been much lauded, bringing the first video conference integration with social networking (Facebook jumped on the bandwagon soon after, of course). The service has been used by celebrities to talk to fans, business users to collaborate, and friends ...

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Verizon to offer family data plans by the middle of the year

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Later this year, Verizon will be offering family data plans, which should help heavy data users by bringing multiple caps under one umbrella. Of course, this also has the potential to screw some people out of data usage, depending on how they implement it. We shall simply have to see. At an ...

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Sony not rushing to quad-core this year, looking at 2013

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In the tech race, it’s generally numbers that the various manufacturers strive for. Whether it be more megapixels or a wider screen, the general rule is the bigger, the better. Now we have quad-cores on the horizon, and Sony isn’t convinced, at least according to Stephen Sneeden, ...

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TazTag to be first phone with both NFC and ZigBee at MWC

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Much hoopla has been made over the magical synergistic qualities of NFC, from payment options to data transfer on Google’s Android 4.0 ICS. ZigBee might be new to most people, but it’s basically a much more advanced and efficient wireless network than anything currently in place, ...

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Qualcomm announces “Pro” iteration of S4 processor

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Qualcomm has always been known for excelling in mobile processor design, both in performance and efficiency. The S4, being their latest iteration, was no exception, competing aggressively against rival processors and garnering respect from the media and business from manufacturers. Not content ...

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Rumor: HTC Jewel to crown Sprint’s LTE network?

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There were some fantastic announcements this week at MWC, there’s no denying. Those keeping track may have noticed a curious silence on the Sprint end of things however, particularly from the HTC camp. Maybe there’s a reason for that… PocketNow has received a bit of rumoring ...

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NVIDIA Announces 5 HD games for Tegra 3, including Sonic the Hedgehog

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NVIDIA definitely raised some eyebrows with their announcement of their Tegra 3 processor, a powerhouse that’s going to usher in a new era of mobile speed. While raw power is important, it’s nothing without some software to make it look good; Nvidia, of course, knows this. Today ...

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Motorola throws Siri and Voice Actions into the ring…Voice Actions wins?

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It seems like anytime that Apple launches something that’s already in existence, the media goes into maddened convulsions. Drop down notifications? Yeah, Apple wasn’t the first to that. Split keyboard on a tablet? Nope, not first for that either (and still not the best). Such is the ...

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Gameloft bringing its most popular HD games to Intel smartphones and tablets

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One of the dangers of entering the tech market with a new product is the necessary adaptation that other manufacturers or developers will have to make to support your product. This is especially true in the processor market, where many software and firmware companies of entrenched themselves in ...

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Duracell showcases Powermat WiCC, the future of wireless charging

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Duracell’s Powermat is a pretty well-known name in the mobile industry, offering wireless charging for various smartphones over the past several years. There’s a base station that actually does the charging, and then a proprietary replacement battery door that would connect to the ...

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Google reconsiders Clearwire involvement, sells stake for $47 million

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Despite a rather large monetary refresher from Sprint, Clearwire’s financial woes haven’t ended quite yet. Earlier this month, Google announced that it would be selling its 29.4 million shares in the mobile data company for $1.60 each, a total of $47 million. Letters were sent to ...

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