Lenovo’s acquisition of Motorola doesn’t bother LG

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Following the acquisition of Motorola by Lenovo in an attempt to boost their mobile presence, Kim Jong Hoon – head of LG Mobile – took the chance to state that despite the boost in market share the acquisition gave Lenovo, LG isn’t worried. “There are many talks over ...

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Lenovo buying Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.91 billion

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Numerous sources reported today about a potential acquisition of Motorola Mobility that comes not even three years after Google bought it for $12.5 billion, and Lenovo just made the news official. The Chinese-manufacturer announced that it entered into “a definitive agreement” with ...

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LG G Flex and LG Optimus F3Q coming to T-Mobile on Feb. 5

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T-Mobile just announced that it has two new devices launching just in time for Valentine’s Day, the LG G Flex and LG Optimus F3Q. Both will be available Feb. 5 and can be pre-ordered now. The 4G LTE LG G Flex, which has a unique curved design, is even more curved than devices we’ve ...

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Android 4.4 KitKat update for HTC One hits U.S. carrier labs, certification expected next week

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HTC took to the Twitterverse Thursday to announce that One owners in the U.S. should be seeing the update to the latest and greatest version of Android soon. The company said that the final KitKat software has entered carrier labs for final testing and certification is expected next week. The ...

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HP rumored to launch its first Android smartphone any day

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HP could possibly branch out to the smartphone world very soon 2013 began a trend of low-budget off-contract smartphones. With the Nexus 5, Moto X, and Moto G debut, contracts have begun to become a thing of the past. Rumor has it, HP will soon be included on this list, as well. The folks at... ...

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Upcoming LG D830 to offer 13 MP camera, 4K playback and slow motion capabilities

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Earlier today, we mentioned that a number of unannounced LG smartphones were discovered in recent benchmark tests, so the handset maker could soon introduce “a gang of models.” Among these models, which are all running Android 4.4 KitKat, is the mysterious LG-D830, a device with a ...

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Hisense’s monster 6.8-inch X1 Android smartphone due in Q2

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The line between smartphone and tablet may have been blurred with devices like the Samsung Galaxy Note, but Hisense unveiled something crazy at CES this week, basically a smartphone in a tablet body. Launching in China before the U.S. this summer, the Hisense X1 features a 6.8-inch 1080p IPS ...

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(UPDATE) @evleaks leaks more Android on Nokia, release imminent?

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This morning @evleaks posted a photo with that caption “Android on Nokia ( -virtual buttons)” that could perhaps be further suggesting a Nokia device running Android is in the works. The device pictured also appears to be a dual-sim smartphone. Rumors began in November ...

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Samsung and Trek team up to take cycling into the next generation

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We’ve noted some products at CES that were a bit out of the norm, but Samsung and Trek, an American bicycle manufacturer, have two prototypes on display this week that could be very useful to cyclists, integrating smartphones with bikes. The two concept bikes demonstrate the possibilities ...

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OnePlus revealed as Cyanogen’s new partner, OnePlus One coming “first half of 2014″

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The first smartphone to officially ship with CyanogenMod may have only come out at the end of the 2013, but Cyanogen Inc. has bigger plans and will be shipping its first smartphone in the first half of this year. Early this morning, and coming after months of speculation, Cyanogen’s new ...

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Nearly full set of specs detailed for HTC One+ (M8)

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It seems that a day can’t go by without even more details about the successor to the HTC One coming out. The latest in the rumors suggest that the new flagship, supposedly called the HTC One+, will feature a: 5-inch 1080p display covered by Gorilla Glass 3, a Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 805 ...

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ZTE confirms multiple devices for CES 2014

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China-based manufacturer ZTE  just announced it will have a full range of new products on display at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Nev., next week, including a new flagship smartphone. The devices include the Grand S II smartphone, a mobile hotspot with a built-in projector, its ...

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Motorola thinks you want a smart tattoo on your throat, files patent

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So get this, Motorola has filed a patent for a smart tattoo that would act as a microphone for your smartphone. As just stated, the microphone would connect to your smartphone, giving you crystal clear voice quality even in the noisiest of environments. The USPTO filing goes into great detail ...

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Motorola ‘Ghost’, ‘Yeti’, and ‘Sasquatch’ code names leak

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A trio of new Motorola code names surfaced today which could prove to be fun tracking over the next few weeks. According to Droid Life, the three models we ought to be keeping an eye on now are the Ghost, Yeti, and Sasquatch. Reportedly, two of these are AT&T-bound to be certain while the ...

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Sony announces entry-level Xperia E for early 2013

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Sony today unwrapped its latest Android smartphone, the Xperia E, putting it on the calendar for early next year. Available in single SIM and dual-SIM (Xperia E dual), the phone is an entry-level device with Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. Hardware details include a 1 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, ...

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