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Alcatel OT986 hits China – yet another high end smartphone

When we talk about smartphones, we generally talk about bigger brands like HTC, Samsung, LG or Motorola .  Increasingly, however, we have companies like Alcatel muscling into the conversations of

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Yet Another Motorola Android device leaked, looks familiar

Recently, a Motorola device was leaked under the name Droid Fighter, which we expect will be hitting Verizon sooner or later. Now another Motorola device has been leaked out somewhere in

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Symantec discovers botnet targeted at Chinese users

Symantec, widely known for their Norton antivirus software, has just released a blog post that caught our attention, and it might even worry you as well. Apparently, Symantec has discovered

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First official ICS tablet comes to market, aimed at budget crowd

MIPS is first out of the gate with the Novo7, a low-end ICS tablet that’s packing a 7-inch screen, 1GHz processor, and $100 price tag.

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Dell Streak 10 Caught in the Wild, Hitting China Next Week?

Earlier his year, Dell officially launched the Streak 7 on T-Mobile. Unfortunately, it wasn’t as successful as they would’ve liked, mostly since it appeared to many as just another poor Froyo tablet.

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Interesting Android Set-Top Box Concept

The above video is from tech site Gigaom, and contains an interview with reps from IDER, which is a Chinese manufacturer of AV entertainment devices, during the CeBIT show in Germany. During the video the reps show off a couple of Android powered set-top boxes, one of which has a motion controlled remote to interact with the software. The boxes are running Android 2.2 and appear to work pretty well during the demo.

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50% of Smartphones Sold Last Quarter in China Running Android

Digital Daily tells us that throughout 2010, the Chinese mobile market was led by Symbian and Windows Mobile, but it seems that has changed, and looking into 2011, Android has secured a huge spot in their market.

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Motorola MT720 Targets China’s Business Users

We just happened to be checking out Motorola’s website this evening when we stumbled upon another Android-based handset.  You’re looking at the MT720, which is an OPhone flavored version of

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Nexus One Event Canceled in China

Well folks it seems that the relationship between China and Google has gotten even lower.  According to Android Central, Google has reportedly canceled a Nexus One developer event in Beijing. 

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China: We Won’t Limit Android

Fears that Android handsets might not find their way into China have been calmed.  Reuters is reporting today that China will not try to limit use of Android.  So long

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Pair of Android Handsets Postponed Amidst China Dustup

Two Android-based handsets expected to be released this week have been put on ice for the time being.  Thanks to the recent cyber attacks and a cold war between Google

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LePhone From Lenovo, Set For China [VIDEO]

lOur friends over at Engadget have posted video and initial impressions of the newly announced LePhone, from Lenovo, that is headed for China’s WCDMA Market. The phone is very visually

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Motorola’s 4.3-Inch ‘Mirage’ Headed for China

Motorola seems to be really swinging for the fences with their Android handsets.  Take a look at the rumored Mirage (or Shadow) for a glimpse as to what the handset

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China Mobile Pulls Curtain Back on Philips V900

China Mobile has unveiled their OPhone-based Philips V900 handset. Details such as release and pricing have yet to materialize, but some of the specs are known. WiFi (WAPI) 3.2 megapixel

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Dell’s ‘Launch Ready’ Benzine

Just a few days ago we brought word of Dell’s Mini3i, the OPhone-based handset head for China.  After about 18 months worth of rumors, we finally have an actual handset