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LG announces the Optimus G Pro for Japan, launches in April

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A few days ago, we reported about the potential for LG to introduce an improved version of the Optimus G in the form of the Optimus G Pro.  As it turns out, the rumor is indeed true since NTT DoCoMo will be the lucky be…

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Sony announces Xperia Tablet Z with Jelly Bean, Quad-Core Processor

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In case the Sony Xperia Z smartphone wasn’t exactly what you wanted to see from the electronics manufacturer at CES 2013, Sony has one more exciting product to unveil.  Aptly named the Sony Xperia Tablet…

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LG Optimus G: One million units sold, heads to Europe and China in Q1

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We have some solid news coming out of LG camp earlier today — the manufacturer managed to sell one million units of its flagship LG Optimus G Android smartphone.  With availability of the Optimus G in the U…

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Temple Run 2 expected to launch on Jan. 24 in the Google Play Store

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One of the better free Android games available is Temple Run.  It provided hours of entertainment for Android & iOS users alike, until they got bored of it.  As with most games, it is only a matter of time befo…

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ZTE announces Grand S will debut in U.S. with undisclosed partner carrier

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At CES 2013, ZTE took to the stage to introduce its flagship smartphone known as the Grand S.  At the time of announcement, ZTE informed the audience that it will initially launch in China sometime during Q1.  Fo…

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Samsung introduces the Galaxy S II Plus, offers Jelly Bean and a 1.2GHz dual-core processor

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In case you don’t exactly want the Galaxy S III, but find the Galaxy S II too outdated for your liking, then you may be happy to learn that Samsung is going to launch a Galaxy S II Plus.  For many, this new phone…

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ZTE confirms 5 inch Grand S, expected to launch in China in Q1

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One of the common themes among smartphones being announced at CES 2013 is the 5 inch display and 1080p resolution.  This theme confirms the trend of Android smartphones, with each generation receiving a large…

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AT&T announces record sale in Q4 of 2012, thanks to superior Android & iPhone sales

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AT&T posted its best quarter results by selling 10 million smartphones in Q4 of 2012.  To put that number in some perspective, it topped the previous record set in Q4 of 2011, where AT&T sold 9.4 million…

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The Xperia Z is Sony’s latest flagship smartphone with Jelly Bean, 1080p display

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Not to be outdone by Huawei and Pantech, Sony announced its own high-end Android smartphone slated to launch in Q1 of 2013.  The Sony Xperia Z is expected to launch globally, which is great news for consumers int…

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Verizon Wireless: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 to launch in the coming weeks

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Verizon Wireless appears poised to strengthen its portfolio of tablet offerings in the coming weeks as it prepares to launch the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1.  By no means is the Galaxy Note 10.1 a new tablet, but it…

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Huawei Ascend D2 pushes innovation with quad-core processor, 5 inch 1080p display

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In case the Huawei Ascend Mate with its giant 6.1 inch 720p display isn’t exactly your cup of tea, then Huawei wants to interest you in its other flagship device known as the Ascend D2. Instead of being mark…

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AT&T announces Pantech Discover, launches Jan. 11 for $50 on two year contract

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Many of the high-end smartphones currently operating on AT&T are manufactured by HTC, Samsung, and LG.  However, if you are a customer on AT&T who wants something powerful, yet inexpensive, then the…

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Corning expected to debut Gorilla Glass 3 at CES 2013

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Many touch screen displays these days are created using Corning’s patented Gorilla Glass, which is more durable than other displays, while maintaining clarity.  In a not so surprising move, Corning a…

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Google extends free calling within Gmail through 2013 for U.S and Canada

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Today, we have some great news for those who regularly make calls through Gmail.  According to Google, the VoIP service within Gmail will remain free for calls placed in the United States and Canada.  Another a…

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ZTE announces the Nubia Z5 running Android 4.1 with a 1080p display in China

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Consumers in China are about to receive a high-end Android smartphone featuring the latest technology in the next couple of weeks.  Earlier today, ZTE announced the Nubia Z5, which will officially go on sale i…

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