Apple vs. The World: A Timeline of cell phone patent disputes (Infographic)

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A brief, yet fun way to catch up with ongoing legal disputes in the mobile space.

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Android 4.2.1 now pushing to Sprint Galaxy Nexus devices

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If you’ve got a Sprint Galaxy Nexus, you might want to run it through an update check. The latest update,  JRO03U.L700GA02), is pushing out, and it includes: Redesigned camera interface and new Photo Sphere feature (a 360-degree panorama mode) Notifications Shade accessible by swiping top ...

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A brief history of Android smartphone display resolutions

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Ever wonder what the difference is between HVGA, VGA, qHD, and FHD? We'll help you make sense of the alphabet soup.

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New galaxy Note 8.0 images surface, showing off S-Pen and software

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Just yesterday, we saw some real world shots of the yet-to-be-released Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0. Now, there’s some further leaks, and they’re showing off the included S-Pen and the software. Judging by the shots, we can see that the device is running TouchWiz UI, which is no ...

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International Galaxy S2 Jellybean Update with Nature UX

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A few lucky Galaxy S2 owners recently received an OTA (over the air) update for Android 4.1.2 JellyBean. This update brings the beloved, Google Now, Project Butter, and expandable notifications. This update brings more than Android 4.1 however, with this update, TouchWiz Nature UX was also ...

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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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HTC Sense 5 UI revealed in leaked screenshots

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Leaner, meaner, and cleaner looks to be the approach for the custom user experience.

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LG Optimus G crosses 1 million sold threshold

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The LG Optimus G flagship handset has crossed the 1 million sold mark, according to the smartphone maker. Available in a number of markets around the globe since September, the phone is set to arrive in Europe and China later this month where it should pick up momentum. As a refresher, the ...

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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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HTC reports less than great Q4 profits

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HTC, a name synonymous with popular android hardware, just posted their financial report for Q4 of 2012, and the results aren’t terrific. In a quarter where most electronics manufacturers excel due to the holiday season, HTC announces that they pulled in about $34.5 million in profit out ...

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HTC believes the dark days are over

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HTC CEO Peter Chou believes the worst is behind the company and that 2013 will be a rebound year for the handset maker. In an interview with WSJ (subscription) published online today, Chou acknowledges that Samsung and other competitors are spending way more on marketing. And as everyone knows, ...

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What is Google’s true aim with rumored X Phone?

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Some readers may recall recently reading that Motorola Mobility is making an Android powered device codenamed ‘X-Phone‘. While the known details are somewhat limited at this time, it seems pretty obvious that this may be Google’s attempt at directly taking on Apple… and ...

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Sprint reportedly to offer branded prepaid service in late January

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Sprint will begin offering its own branded prepaid service in late January, according to a new Android Police report. Set to go live on January 25, ‘Sprint as You Go’ will launch with a pair of basic phones and a pair of smartphones ( LG Optimus Elite and Samsung Victory). Pricing ...

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Original Galaxy Note to get Jelly Bean, multi-window, and more with new Premium Suite

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Just like it’s older brothers the Galaxy S3 and the Galaxy Note 2, the OG Galaxy Note will be getting an upgrade to the Samsung “Premium Suite”. The suite is available with the Android 4.1 upgrade. The new improvements include multi-window (full screen multitasking), pop-up ...

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WSJ: Google and Motorola prepping X Phone, X Tablet

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Google and Motorola are prepping a new smartphone and tablet for 2013 which will rival products from Samsung and Apple. Very little is known about these two however their current names, “X Phone” and “X Tablet” sounds more like code names or working project names. ...

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