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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AT&T announces shared data plans

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Today, AT&T has announced a new set of data plans. Like Verizon, these data plans are shared, making them the second major US carrier to offer such plans. The changes should come in late August. The plans are not mandatory, as they are at Verizon, meaning you can keep your current data plan ...

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Polaroid Announces a Smart Camera Powered by Android!

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A camera that runs Android?! That’s right! No more hassle with taking a picture, uploading it to your PC and then sharing it with the world. With the Polaroid SC1630 Smart Camera you now have all the features needed to conveniently capture, connect and instantly share beautiful HD digital ...

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Samsung shipped 1 million Galaxy Note units in 60 days

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2011 is about to say goodbye to all of us, but it turned out to be the best year for Android. Android enthusiasts are calling 2011 “The Year of Android”, and no doubt it is; also, it was very bright for Samsung, and there’s a proof for that as well. Samsung officially ...

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Samsung Illusion [Review]

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Last month, Verizon unveiled the Samsung Illusion as an option for the money conscious smartphone consumer. This phone may be lacking in specs, but for a $79.99 price tag, Samsung didn’t leave much room for complaining. One thing I failed to mention in my video review below is how annoyed ...

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