A look at current mobile display technologies

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In the smartphone industry, the display is a large part of what makes or breaks a device. I mean, without the display how would we use a smartphone? So often when manufacturers release their device, they throw around terms like “Super AMOLED” and “Retina Display”. What ...

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Next-gen LG flagship could get huge camera upgrade

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The LG G3 features a 13 MP camera that is pretty great.  It is just one of the features that helped to make the G3 one of the best Android phones of the year.  It doesn’t sound like LG is resting on it’s laurels, news is starting to leak out that the camera in next... Read More

Archos announces colorful new smartphones

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The bargain smartphone segment has grown immensely recently and it will continue to grow with Archos’ new Platinum smartphones.  The Platinum line is made up of two new smartphones, the 45c and the 50b.  The 45c is the smaller of the two phones with a 4.5″ screen.  The 50b is the ...

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Archos announces new Android tablets, smartphones, and gadgets for IFA

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Archos has announced a number of new smartphones and tablets ahead of the annual IFA trade event, a couple of which run Android. First up is the 5-inch 50b Platinum, a handset that runs Android 4.4 KitKat and features a quad-core processor. Additional specifications include an 8-megapixel rear ...

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Samsung says they are losing profit due to a weak demand for their low-mid tier smartphones

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When you think of Samsung you think of high sales numbers. Well, it looks like those numbers are lower than we thought, at least as far as low and mid tier devices are concerned. Samsung says that their profits will be approximately 24% lower this quarter than it was a year ago. They had to... ...

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Amazon smartphone rumored as AT&T exclusive with “Prime Data”

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It seems like the rumored Amazon smartphone has been in the works for years, and the rumors just keep on coming.  This time the information comes from Boy Genius Report. BGR claims to have received information from parties close to the matter, and that the new Amazon device will be an AT&T ...

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GameStop is treading into smartphone territory

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GameStop has long been a giant in the world of video gaming, but soon they are stepping up into the smartphone world as well. As much as we love to go dig through pre-owned games, we may be going to GameStop for something a little different soon. Their new plan of action is to open... Read More

Best Buy Offering up to $300 Gift Card for Phone or Tablet Trade-In

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Do you have an old phone or tablet lying around collecting dust, or are you just ready to upgrade to the latest and greatest in tech? If this is the case, Best Buy has a promotion that just may interest you. They’re calling it “The Great Tech Refresh”, and they are offering up ...

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The week’s best Android rumors: Motorola XPlay, Amazon Set-Top box, new Galaxy Tabs, and more

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Motorola XPlay Motorola are rumored to be launching their 6.3-inch phablet called the XPlay around Q3 2014. Reports indicate that Motorola have decided to drop the XPlay name, and may just be calling it the next Moto X. Specs are currently uncertain but speculation suggests the Moto XPlay will ...

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Dell signs Android and Chrome royalty agreement with Microsoft

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Dell has signed a patent-licensing deal with Microsoft which centers around the usage of Android and Chrome operating systems. Hardware maker Dell agrees to pay Microsoft for the integration of Google’s two platforms because Android employs some of Microsoft’s patents. This ...

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Archos reveals three smartphones, one tablet for MWC

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Famous French brand known as Archos decided to unveil their new line-up for 2014, which will be showcased at the Mobile World Congress 2014 in Barcelona. The line-up consists of a tablet known as Archos Helium 4G, three smartphones known as 50c Oxygen, 64 Xenon and 40b Titanium. Check them out ...

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Google Play edition devices might not be a big seller [Guest Blog]

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The smartphone market has completely revolutionized the mobile phone phenomena. These days it is understood that throughout the year we are going to have regular updates, new models, new technology – the cycle goes on and on. Android has been at the forefront of the drastic hyper activity that ...

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HTC to offer wider range of products in 2014

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In addition to the flagship, look for mid-range and entry-level models from HTC A new report out of Reauters today tells us that HTC will employ a different strategy for 2014, namely more phones. The problem with us last year was we only concentrated on our flagship. We missed a huge chunk of ...

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HTC One successor due in late March – Bloomberg

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The successor to the HTC One will arrive in late March, according to a source close to Bloomberg. Expected to feature a display of 5-inches or larger, the handset is also alleged to offer a twin-sensor rear camera which improves focus and image quality. Reportedly, the device will employ ...

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Not out yet, Panasonic rumored to return to smartphone fray

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After bowing out of the smartphone game back in September 2013, Panasonic is reportedly set to introduce a new handset in 2014. Details are light at this stage, but the phone is said to feature a 5-inch display and offer some degree of rugged protection. Likely shock resistant, it sounds like ...

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