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Google Wallet expanding to 10 additional Sprint devices in 2012

Vice president of Google Wallet and Payments, Osama Bedier, indicated this week that Sprint Nextel plans to expand Google Wallet support across “at least 10 additional phones” this, starting with

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

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

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

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.

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HTC hoping to be manufacturer of the next Nexus device

So now that we know Android 5.0 a.k.a Jelly Bean is in the pipeline, and hopefully launching  this fall, without any doubts, a new smartphone or a tablet will debut it. Let’s

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

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,

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Qualcomm announces “Pro” iteration of S4 processor

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

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HTC One V launching on three regional U.S. carriers

HTC nailed the Mobile World Congress event by announcing a trio of new Android devices. One of them was HTC One V, which was introduced as a “Value” device. The

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

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

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T-Mobile to offer quad-core, stock Android 4.0 variant of HTC One?

With all of the official HTC news coming out of Barcelona this week we were pleasantly surprised to learn of a few new rumors.  One such leak was that Sprint

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U.S. Cellular’s Samsung Galaxy S II goes on sale

U.S. Cellular just dropped us a line to advise that their version of the Samsung Galaxy S II is now available online for $229.99 after $100 mail-in rebate.  Hitting stores

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Toshiba to launch Excite 10 LE on March 6

Toshiba’s second generation 10-inch tablet, the Excite 10, is expected to go on sale at select U.S. retailers on March 6th, one day ahead of Apple and their new iPad

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T-Mobile skipping HSPA+82 in favor of LTE network

T-Mobile USA’s Andrew Sherrard has confirmed that the wireless carrier has dropped plans to build out an HSPA+82 network and has instead opted to focus on LTE. Of course this

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Panasonic introduces the Eluga Power at MWC

A week ago, Panasonic announced the Eluga for European market which is one of the thinnest smartphones available in the market right now. However at Mobile World Congress, Panasonic has officially

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Lumigon introduces Lumigon T2 – A luxury Android smartphone

Lumigon is a famous European brand, well known for making impressive high-end luxury devices. They launched the Lumigon T1 last year, which was an impressive device featuring some good stuff

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US Cellular Web Only special to include free phones and activation credits

A new “limited time” web-only promotion from US Cellular kicked off yesterday to include a $100 activation credit for customers activating any plan and any device. Several Android devices are also marked