News – Feb 20th

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Following Canonical’s announcement of Ubuntu for tablets, we’re now getting our second helping of mobile Ubuntu news. Canonical founder Mark Shuttleworth today held a conference call to discuss Ubuntu for tablets, and during that talk, he also clarified some information about the release of Ubuntu for phones…

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Today’s Wallpapers 19/02/2013

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Today’s Wallpapers 19/02/2013
Check out today’s featured mobile wallpapers!  You can download these wallpapers for your favourite device in our wallpaper gallery and customize your mobile to suit your unique personality.  We are always updating our wallpaper galleries with the freshest content.  You can find the very latest wallpapers in the sidebar, so make sure to check that out every time you visit us!

Today’s 360×640 Wallpapers
      
You can download today’s 360×640 Wallpapers from our 360×640 Wallpaper gallery…

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Google Glass UI shown on video, Glass pre-order program expanded
Today Google posted a video showing the Glass UI, how it looks and operates in real life situations. Check the video after the break.

Google also expanded the Glass pre-order program and if you want to participate in the competition you need to:
Using Google+ or Twitter, tell us what you would do if you had Glass, starting with the hashtag #ifihadglass…

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Android-powered Samsung Galaxy Star is in the works Remember Samsung's cheap featurephone Star lineup? It seems the series is getting a reboot and this time it'll be getting a proper OS.

As the latest rumor has it Samsung is developing a low-end smartphone called Galaxy Star with similar specs to the Galaxy Y but running on Android Jelly Bean…

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Apple iPhone 5 and 4S top global smartphone shipments for Q4 2012 According to the latest report from the Strategy Analytics, Apple iPhone 5 was the best-selling smartphone in the world for the the fourth quarter of 2012.

Surprisingly, the second spot was taken by Apple's iPhone 4S, leaving the Samsung's current flagship device in the third place…

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Seven days into the 30 day Nexus 4 challenge, I’m still enjoying the build quality of the latest Google device.  Designed by LG, it features glass and other premium materials – and given the inexpensive price point, it’s a very solid competitor in the premium smartphone space.  The 8 GB version is available for $299, and the 16 GB version is available for $349…

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Pictures of LG Optimus F5 and F7 droids leak prior to MWC unveil We stumbled upon two leaked images of two upcoming smartphones that belong to LG's new F-series. The Optimus F7 and Optimus F5 are a mystery as far as specs go but the F7 design looks like a mix between the Optimus 4X HD and the Optimus G.

LG gave us a little little teaser treatment yesterday flaunting the upcoming L, F, V and G series ahead of their imminent Mobile World Congress 2013…

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3GHz NovaThor L8580 CPU to debut on MWC 2013 floors ST-Ericsson unveiled their latest 2.5GHz NovaThor L8580 CPU earlier in this year, but the company is now readying to showcase an even faster version of the chip at MWC 2013.

The four Cortex A9 cores residing in the NovaThor L8580 (or eQuad, as it's also dubbed) that's going to be on display at MWC are going to be clocked at 3GHz…

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After two weeks of tying for second place with the Nokia Lumia 920 on the Official Smartphone Rankings, the Samsung Galaxy S III stands alone in third this week. 
“#Still the best Android device”  By SHARONJOHNB on February 18, 2013
The Galaxy S III is still the best Android smartphone…

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The Weekly Bone is BACK!  In Season 2, Marco kicks it off by talking about the brand new HTC One with HTC Zoe and the LG Optimus G Pro, two new Android smartphones that are coming very soon.  HTC’s One features some great specs, including HTC’s UltraPixel camera (don’t let the 4-megapixel count fool you!), a quad-core Snapdragon 600 CPU, and more…

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HTC Sense 5 and BlinkFeed – Hands-on video
The HTC One was released yesterday and with the new device there is also a new Sense UI. Check the walkthrough video of the Sense 5 and the new BlinkFeed interface.

I’m not a big Android fan but I really like the look of the new HTC Sense 5 and BlinkFeed live screen…

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LG has already officially unveiled a handful of new smartphones ahead of the start of Mobile World Congress next week, including the Optimus L Series II trio and the 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro. Now two more of LG’s upcoming handsets may have been outed, though this time the reveal is slightly less than official…

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Acer Liquid E1 and Liquid Z2 officially announced
Just few days before the Mobile World Congress Acer and officially announced its two new Android smartphones, the Liquid E1 and the Liquid Z2.

Acer Liquid E1 was unveiled last month, its company’s mid-range device and features:

Network: 3G 900/2100 MHz, 2G 850,900,1800, 1900 MHz
Display: 4.5″ qHD (960 x 540) with IPS
Chipset: Dual Core 1GHz
OS: Android 4…

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Watch the entire HTC One unveiling – Video
Yesterday HTC introduced its 2013 flagship Android device to the world, the One, and today shared two videos of the event in London, a shorter highlights video and 37 min. video of the entire event. Check the videos after the break.

Launch highlights in London

The Unveiling

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New Huawei Ascend P2 images leak, 13MP camera confirmed The Ascend P2 from Huawei has leaked once again. This time around, GizChina has captured the rear of the device where you'll see a '13.0 FHD' label under the camera sensor, alongside a dual-LED flash, which confirms that Huawei's upcoming flagship will indeed be joining the 13MP club…

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Qualcomm gave us the skinny on its new Snapdragon 800 processor at CES last month, touting the quad-core chip’s increased power and decreased power consumption over its predecessors. It looks like the new Snapdragon’s got a couple more tricks up its sleeve, though, as Qualcomm today announced a couple more features that’ll be available with the CPU…

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Just a couple of months shy of Google’s first announcement of its Glass headwear, the company has posted a new video offering a peek at the UI of Glass. Dubbed “How It Feels [through Glass],” the video shows several different users wearing Glass out and about and using the device to record video, capture and share photos, search for information and images, take part in Google+ Hangouts and reply to messages…

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Republic Wireless opened its service up to all users in late 2012 after a year-long test period, allowing anyone to buy a Motorola Defy XT for $249 and sign up for the service’s $19 per month unlimited talk, text and data plan. Now Republic has revealed that it’s adding another way to get in on its service…

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