News – Mar 14th

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The Samsung Galaxy S III found it’s way back into the top three this week.  The push into the third position could have something to do with all the buzz surrounding Samsung’s NYC event scheduled for tomorrow evening.  So on this Wednesday March 13, 2013 we feature a user review from PhoneDog fan D…

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As promised, Google just officially opened up registration for I/O 2013. Tickets for the event will cost $900 each, though Google does say that it has a “limited number” of Academic tickets available for $300 each. The Academic tickets are open to both students and faculty members and require proof of enrollment or employment at an academic institution…

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Andy Rubin steps down as Android chief, will stick around Andy Rubin steps down as Android chief, and is replaced by Sundar Pichai. The news has been announced by Google's CEO Larry Page on the company's corporate blog. The reason for the leave isn't disclosed, as Page remains mum on the matter. Andy Rubin will undertake a new project at Google, which too isn't yet known…

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HTC One Gallery

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The HTC One is one of the most beautiful Android handsets crafted, but it’s powerful to boot.  Featuring a 1.7 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 CPU, the One has 2 GB of RAM, a 4.7-inch 1080p HD display, 2,300 mAh battery, and Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with HTC Sense 5.  The UltraPixel camera is a bold step for a company that’s working to redefine their brand amongst consumers wooed by Apple and Samsung, but I’m pleased to say images so far have been impressive…

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Today’s Wallpapers 13/03/2013

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Today’s Wallpapers 13/03/2013
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!

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Twitter has been busy adding new features and services for its social network that don’t involve 140-character messages, including photo filters that are built into its apps and the introduction of Vine and its six-second video clips. Now a new rumor claims that Twitter may be gearing up to launch its own music discovery app…

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Six reasons (according to Samsung) why the Galaxy Note 8.0 is better than the iPad Mini
The Galaxy Note 8.0 was officially announced at MWC last month and it’s expected to hit the stores in the coming weeks.
It looks like Samsung is preparing an aggressive marketing campaign, as the the guys over at SamMobile got some images of the upcoming Galaxy Note 8.0 ad in which the company compares the tablet against its direct competitor, the iPad Mini, explaining why their product is better than Apple’s…

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Proof Google Now Coming to iOS?

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Proof Google Now Coming to iOS?
For those iOS users who were drooling over the Android’s “Google Now” app they might not have to drool much longer. According to a report from Engadget Google may be putting it’s feud with Apple aside in the name of ad revenue. There was a “low resolution version of a promotional video for Google Now on iPhone and iPad” on YouTube and has been pulled since…

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LG already offers several special apps on its Android smartphones, like QSlide for viewing two apps at once on a device’s display and QRemote for controlling home entertainment gear. Today LG expanded is software offerings with another new feature dubbed “Smart Video.” According to LG, Smart Video takes advantage of eye recognition technology to track a user’s eye movements while he or she is watching a video and, when it detects that user isn’t looking at the device’s display, it will pause…

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HTC One U.S. launch not affected by the “delay”
Yesterday, UK retailer Clove pushed the launch date of the HTC One from March 15 to March 29. Will this delay affect US launch?

According to HTC insider close to HTC Source the US One models will not be affected by the delay.
“The statement doesn’t apply to US models. The US carriers are on a separate timeline”
Is there a delay after all as HTC didn’t announce an official release date of its upcoming Android flagship smartphone?
Let’s hope that HTC will keep its promise and “will start fulfilling pre-orders by end March in certain markets and will roll out to more markets as we approach April…

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A new Motorola smartphone leaks, isn't the X Phone An unknown Motorola smartphone has starred in a hands-on video on the Vietnamese Tinhte blog, which has leaked several high-profile smartphones in the past. According to the report, the yet unannounced Motorola smartphone carriers the XT912A model number, which leads us to believe it might be a replacement for the Droid RAZR (which carries the XT912 label)…

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Following AT&T’s announcement earlier this week, Verizon today revealed its launch plans for the BlackBerry Z10. The big red carrier just revealed that the Z10 will be available in stores and online starting Thursday, March 28, with a price tag of $199.99 with a two-year contract. Interested customers will be able to pre-order Verizon’s version of the Z10 starting March 14 at 8 a…

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Amazon Kindle Fire HD 8.9 expands availability in Europe and Japan, price drops in US
Starting today, Amazon’s latest tablet, the Kindle Fire HD 8.9 has been launched in selected markets in Europe and Japan.

Dave Limp, Vice President of Amazon Kindle said:
“We’re thrilled with customer reaction to Kindle Fire HD 8.9”. Customers tell us they love our large-screen version of Kindle Fire HD for web browsing, email, gaming, watching TV shows, reading magazines, and more…

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Google I/O 2013 tickets sell like hot cakes, all sold out now While not a record-breaking sale (last year's tickets sold out in under 30 minutes), the sale period again shows how hot the developer event is. Regular attendees pay $900, while reduced $300 tickets apply for students and faculty staff. Of course, you have got to remember that all attendees get all sort of high-tech freebies, easily matching the ticket value…

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Big news from Google concerning Android today, as CEO Larry Page just announced on the official Google blog that Chrome and Apps SVP Sundar Pichai will be taking Andy Rubin’s position as head of Android. There’s no mention of exactly what Rubin will be doing now that he’s no longer in charge of Android, as Google CEO Larry Page only says that Rubin has opted to “hand over the reins and start a new chapter at Google…

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Purple Sony Xperia Z hits UK in early April Sony Xperia Z is already available globally in black and white paintjobs, but the purple version is yet to be released. Clove UK has just announced it will receive purple Sony Xperia Z stock in early April and is already taking orders for it. The purple Xperia Z costs the same as the black and white units…

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We’re a couple weeks into March, and already we’ve seen the flagship devices from HTC and BlackBerry announced. The HTC One could see some speed bumps after its rollout due to the camera, but overall the One is the pinnacle of HTC’s top-tier design sense. It’s a phone that, for all intents and purposes, we’ve all been waiting for from HTC…

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HTC One Developer Edition for the US announced, costs $649 HTC has announced a Developer Edition of its upcoming HTC One flagship smartphone. It will be available only stateside and will cost $649. The HTC One for developers is carrier-unlocked and comes with unlocked bootloader and 64GB of internal storage. It supports quad-band GSM/EDGE (850/900/1800/1900 MHz), tri-band 3G with HSPA (850/1900/2100 MHz) and tri-band LTE (700/850/1900 MHz)…

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Hey Verizon Wireless customers, are you bummed that your carrier’s name wasn’t included in last month’s list of operators that will offer the HTC One? Don’t fret too much, because according to a source speaking to AllThingsD , the One will also eventually launch on Verizon. The tipster claims that the HTC One’s debut on Verizon will come “a month or two” after its launch on the other U…

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Tomorrow is the big day; the day that all the tech bloggers and websites have been waiting months for. Thursday night Samsung will presumably unveil the magical, wonderful, great and awe-inspiring Galaxy  S IV. How do I know it’s going to be magical, wonderful, and awe-inspiring? Well, because the advertising tells me it will be, in so many words…

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