News – Mar 20th

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Apple pushes iOS 6.1.3, fixes lockscreen bypass Apple has just released the iOS 6.1.3 update. It weighs just 18MB and fixes the issue allowing someone to bypass your secured lockscreen.

The update also brings some improvements for the Japanese Maps.

The iOS 6.1.3 update is available now for all compatible iGadgets out there over-the-air and via iTunes…

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HTC One Video Review Part 2

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If you’re in the market for an iPhone-esque Android phone, the HTC One is sure to pique your interests.  Coming soon to AT&T, Sprint , and T-Mobile, the HTC One is an incredibly designed smartphone, complete with a lot of metal and glass. 
Under the hood, the HTC One is powered by a 1…

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Winner of a HTC One X Plus

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Congratulations to B. Zanetti of NY on spinning and winning the One-Paw Bandit game on March 18, 2013. He will be awarded a brand new HTC One X+.

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Keep Calm Your Windows Phone 8 Device WILL Get Updates Beyond July 2014
Above you is the life cycle chart for Windows Phone 8 and Windows Phone 7.8 devices and it shows the end support date on both. Since this chart went public tech writers from all over world have been trying to get hits on their site claiming that Microsoft is going to kill off  Windows Phone 8 in July 2014 so they can force you buy another Windows Phone 9 device…

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Verizon Galaxy Nexus finally gets an Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean
Verizon has announced that starting today its Samsung Galaxy Nexus will get an Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean.

The update was officially released by Google in November and brings a new camera features such as Photosphere, that allows you to take 360 degree panoramic pictures and new camera tools to add filters and borders to your photos…

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Just one month after the arrival of the last iOS update , Apple today began rolling out iOS 6.1.3 to users today. The update is somewhat small, but it packs a fix for a bug that could allow a person to bypass a device’s passcode-protected lock screen and access its Phone app, which is an issue that gained attention last month …

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This is a big day for Samsung Galaxy Nexus owners on Verizon, as the big red carrier just announced that the device’s Android 4.2.2 update will begin rolling out in phases starting today, March 19. The update will bring with it the new features that are included with Android 4.2 , such as Photo Sphere for taking 360 degree panoramic photos, the Gesture Typing keyboard and the ability to place widgets for apps like the Calendar, Clock and Gmail directly onto the device’s lock screen…

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Aaron does a sample HTC Zoe for YouTube.  On the HTC One , you can take a combination of traditional pictures and Zoes, which are three second video snippets (which also double up as still images if needed).  From there, HTC Zoe seamlessly brings the video and still images together for a collage that can be shared (as you’re seeing here)…

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NovaThor is no more as STMicro and Ericsson end joint venture Yesterday, STMicroelectronics and Ericsson – creators of the NovaThor line of mobile processors – announced the end of their largely unprofitable mobile chip-making venture. The two manufacturers will divvy up the company back into their respective parts.

The split follows years of operating at a loss, in large part due to decreased orders from Nokia, a main smartphone customer that had…

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Marco’s going outside for this episode of The Weekly Bone !  Today, it’s all about the unveiling of the Samsung Galaxy 4, Samsung’s newest powerhouse Android phone.  It’s packing some great specifications and is sure to be a successful follow-up to the Samsung Galaxy S III.  Also discussed, the HTC One and the availability on AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile , along with the THX lawsuit against Apple…

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Jelly Bean update for Optimus 4X HD, Optimus L7 comes this month LG has confirmed via its official German blog that it's planning to release a Jelly Bean update for its last year high-end and mid-range offerings – the Optimus 4X HD and Optimus L7.

More specifically, LG says it'll push Android 4.1.2 only to the unlocked versions of the devices. Presumably, those purchased under carrier subsidizing will have to wait for their carrier to approve of the…

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Samsung Galaxy S4 preview: Take two Number four was unveiled last week to set a new kind of fever brewing, after briefly easing some of the pre-announcement tension. Carriers are tripping over themselves to secure deals, while customers…

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Kyocera Torque for Sprint – Video Review
Andrew over at Mobile Burn reviews the latest rugged Android smartphone by Kyocera for Sprint, the Torque. Check the video review after the break.

The Kyocera Torque meets Military Standard 810G, so it’s resistant to dust, shock, vibration, solar radiation, humidity, blowing rain, low pressure, salt fog and extreme temperatures, and IP67 standards for dust, sprayed water and can be fully immersed of up to one meter deep for up to 30 minutes…

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Today’s Wallpapers 19/03/2013

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Today’s Wallpapers 19/03/2013
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!

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

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It’s certainly been a while since we last heard from AT&T’s LG Thrill 4G, with the last big piece of news concerning the device coming almost exactly one year ago when it was updated to Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Many Thrill 4G owners may have given up hope of seeing any other major updates for their device due to the extended period of silence surrounding it, but it looks like this month is going to be another good March for anyone still rocking a Thrill 4G…

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Oppo officially outs a stunning-looking black Find 5 Oppo hast just announced a black version of the Oppo Find 5 droid, adding an additional color to its flagship offering, and in our opinion it looks even more magnificent as its white sibling.

As you can see from the photo above, the black version of the Find 5 actually looks a bit more like dark gray, but it still oozes class…

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NVIDIA formally took the wraps off of its new Tegra 4 and Tegra 4i mobile processors in January and February, respectively, and now its using the month of March to share a few tidbits of information on the chips that come after the T4 on its roadmap. First up is the Logan, a name we’ve seen on NVIDIA roadmaps before…

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Moving back into the top three again this week, the BlackBerry Z10 is the smartphone in our featured user review segment this Tuesday March 19, 2013.
“Amazing device” By BOBS YOURUNCLE on March 19, 2013
Apple’s retina display on the iPhone 5 is put to shame by the Z10. The Z10 is the ONLY smartphone on the market that has true multi-tasking (not that iOS or Android standby mode)…

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Everything grows up eventually. Cars gain additional gears. College degrees evolve their requirements. Teenagers turn 21. All of these changes are only natural. They’re reactionary pressed by causation. But in technology, there is hardly any reason for the changes we see. Specifically in mobile, smartphones are much more effectual and proactive than other gadgets…

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New BlackBerry PlayBook to be Launched This Year
BlackBerry is looking to make a comeback in the mobile device area but it seems that is not the only area they are looking to start anew in. Even though BlackBerry’s CEO said Tablets are a “very difficult business” and he alluded to the fact that they wouldn’t be diving back into those waters again it seems that they will be…

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