Archives for: MWC 2011 - 2/3 -

HTC

HTC Desire S announced: 3.7-inch display, 1GHz CPU and aluminum body

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The successor to HTC’s very popular and well-received Desire device has now been announced. It’s called HTC Desire S — not much has changed since the original, but the new model does have a f…

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Android News

Qualcomm announce quad-core chipset “Krait”

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Dual-core is for punks! Qualcomm just announced its upcoming APQ8064, a quad-core chipset that will achieve maximum speeds of 2.5 GHz per core. Warning: don’t get too excited just yet because this chip…

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HTC

HTC announces the Chacha and Salsa: both feature dedicated Facebook buttons

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HTC’s two upcoming social devices that Michael reported about earlier today, the Chacha and Salsa, has now been officially announced by the company. Both phones feature a dedicated Facebook button th…

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HTC

HTC ChaCha and Salsa outed as the fabled Facebook phones

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We’ve heard rumors and seen mockups, but it seems like the HTC Facebook phones are real, and do fall more in line with Facebook’s comment that the phones are simply “integrating [the Facebo…

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Acer Tablets

Acer show off 7 and 10 inch Honeycomb tablets that aren’t running Honeycomb

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Acer is throwing its hat into the Android tablet ring with a pair of offerings: the 7″ A100 and the 10″ A500. The trouble is that the display models at MWC were not finalized designs, so it’s ha…

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Acer

Acer Iconia Smart is an odd duck

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There is no shortage of Android devices in various sizes, and form factors, but this one is definitely new to me. The Acer Iconia Smart is a whopping 4.8″ display, but what makes it unique is that it comes in…

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Sony Mobile

Sony Xperia Play is a better gaming device than expected [Video hands-on]

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It’s not often that I admit to being wrong. Not because I’m stubborn, but because I’m always right (just kidding). But I must reverse course and say that the Sony Ericsson Xperia Play is not t…

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Android News

Qualcomm announces new CPUs, gets Netflix certification (with limited video preview)

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Amazingly, I was just talking to fellow writer Chris about this subject yesterday. He was of the mind that if Netflix were coming to Android tablets, the manufacturers would be shouting it from the rooftops. My…

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LG

Video showing the LG Optimus 3D’s user interface

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South-Korean LG obviously believes in 3D and wants to be one of the companies that pioneer the technology. The Optimus Pad was announced today, and we already knew about the LG Optimus 3D – another 3D capa…

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LG Optimus Pad officially announced at MWC, coming to Europe in March

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The Optimus Pad has just been officially announced by LG at Barcelona, and that’s the European name for the T-Mobile G-Slate. The Optimus Pad features Android 3.0 Honeycomb, and the now almost standard…

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Sony Mobile

Sony Ericsson shows off the Xperia Neo and Pro

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Sony Ericsson is trying hard to make itself relevant in the Android ecosystem, so today not only did they officially announce the Xperia Play (which we’ve all known about for months), but they showed off…

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Samsung Tablets

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 puts Honeycomb in slim package

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The Samsung Galaxy Tab finally has a successor in the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1. The second Android-based slate from Samsung was announced today at Mobile World Congress, giving Samsung its own answer the Andro…

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Samsung

Samsung Galaxy S 2 announced at MWC. It’s sweet.

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Samsung introduced the Galaxy S II, the update of its popular Android phone that led the charge of more than 25 million devices sold in 2010. The Samsung Galaxy S II has a 4,3-inch SuperAMOLED Plus screen, which p…

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Sony Ericsson Xperia Play, a.k.a. PlayStation Phone, announced at MWC – coming to Verizon in March [UPDATE: full specs]

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The PlayStation Phone saga began a long time ago, but it wasn’t until recently that Sony Ericsson acknowledged that it even existed. The rumor that SE was making a PlayStation Phone started in early Augu…

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Samsung

High-resolution promo picture for the Samsung Galaxy S2 + hardware specs

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Mobile World Congress, the world’s largest exhibition for the mobile industry, starts tomorrow and yesterday we got our hands on the specs for some successors to popular Android phones before their of…

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