News – Mar 30th

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Sprint's 'Amethyst' purple Galaxy S III appears on Samsung's website
Remember that purple Samsung Galaxy S III for Sprint that surfaced earlier this month? It’s back again today, except this time the still-unannounced device has made an appearance on Samsung’s official website. The purple handset can be found by navigating to the page dedicated to Sprint’s Galaxy S III on the Samsung site…

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Apple said to be making progress on streaming 'iRadio' service, targeting summer launch
It’s certainly been a while since we’ve heard any major rumblings about Apple’s rumored streaming radio service, but that’s changed today with the emergence of a new report that claims that a launch may not be far off. In an article on the music industry and streaming services like Pandora, The Verge says that it’s been told by “multiple music industry insiders” that Apple has made substantial progress in its talks with the Universal and Warner music labels, adding that the Cupertino firm is working to get its streaming radio service ready for a summertime debut…

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The premium smartphone problem
The word “premium” brings many thoughs to mind. Desire, exclusivity, and price occupy a large space in my id, if you will. Like anything else, there’s a certain sense of elusiveness to anything we want. Some prefer BMW over Audi, others prefer platinum over gold. In this market, we’re at a tipping point where individuals have identified and bought into the brand of smartphone they use on a daily basis…

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Facebook will hold an Android related event on April 4 Facebook sent out invitations for an announcement next week, on April 4. Carrying the slogan “Come see our new home on Android”, the press invite gives more than a subtle hint that Google’s mobile OS will play a leading role.A likely product to be revealed at the San Francisco Bay Area event is a previously rumored, Facebook phone running Android…

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Galaxy S4 mini confirmed by Samsung SVP The Samsung Galaxy S4 has leaked a few times before but this slip comes from Lee Keon Hyok, Senior Vice President at Samsung Electronics who talked to BusinessWeek.Apparently, “the Galaxy S 4 doesn’t come out until late April. It’s fast, has a big, bright screen, and will probably be another huge hit for Samsung, as will the S4 mini that will go on sale soon after”…

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Sony Xperia Z – In-depth video review
The Sony Xperia Z is the first Android flagship handset released in 2013. The guys over at MobileBurn had their chance to review the Xperia Z. Check the in-depth video review after the break.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sCthWdmKQJY

Now when all big players has announced their flagship devices, which one would you get, the Xperia Z, HTC One or the Galaxy S4?
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Sprint and SoftBank to avoid Chinese network equipment as part of agreement with U.S. government
The proposed merger of Sprint and SoftBank is one of several major deals that are brewing in the U.S. wireless industry. Because it involves a major Japanese company acquiring nearly three-quarters of a large American carrier, though, the deal is being subjected to a bit more scrutiny from regulators than the other agreements…

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Today’s Wallpapers 29/03/2013

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Today’s Wallpapers 29/03/2013
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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Samsung confirms that Exynos 5 Octa processor supports 4G LTE
When Samsung formally introduced us to its new Exynos 5 Octa processor, the company gave us a nice rundown of all of the features that its new CPU offered, including promises of increased energy efficiency and 3D gaming performance. However, the company never mentioned three little letters that are quite significant in the mobile space: L, T and E…

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“Point to Scan” and “Tilt to Talk” Gestures Coming Soon to Windows Phone Devices?
According to a site called Patent Bolt and bunch of confusing diagrams Microsoft has patented two new gestures for their future devices. One is called “tilt to talk” in which “inverse tilt” orientation and the gestural interface triggers initiation of a search application wherein the input mode is voice input…

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U.S. Cellular Samsung Galaxy S 4 pre-orders kicking off on April 16
Looks like AT&T won’t be the only carrier kicking off Samsung Galaxy S 4 pre-sales on April 16. U.S. Cellular today announced that it will begin accepting online pre-orders for Samsung’s new flagship smartphone on Tuesday, April 16. The carrier doesn’t say which versions of the Galaxy S 4 that it plans to offer, but the image on its registration page does show both the white and black versions of the device…

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Aaron takes the HTC One and Sony Xperia Z out for a dogfight battle!  The HTC One is coming soon to AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile, while the Sony Xperia Z doesn’t have planned US availability just yet.  The HTC One specs include:1.7 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 CPU
2 GB of RAM
4.7-inch 1080p HD display
32 or 64 GB configurations
4-ultrapixel camera with 1080p HD recording
Android 4…

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T-Mobile is ready to go big in 2013
The men and women in magenta are closer than ever from cutting unsuspecting consumers free from conniving two-year commitments. With T-Mobile’s recent announcement as the Uncarrier, the facade of your impenetrable commitment is nearing to an end, or so T-Mobile hopes, with the ditching of contracts entirely for all T-Mobile customers…

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Aaron takes the HTC One and Sony Xperia Z out for a dogfight battle!The HTC One specs include:1.7 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 600 CPU
2 GB of RAM
4.7-inch 1080p HD display
32 or 64 GB configurations
4-ultrapixel camera with 1080p HD recording
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean with HTC Sense 5

The Sony Xperia Z specs include:

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In this Five on Friday, it’s all about work travel!  I’m recapping the top five places I’ve traveled to for work.  One of the perks of the job (while stressful) is the constant work travel that accompanies it.  From Las Vegas to Berlin to Barcelona – and constant trips to New York and San Francisco – the travel schedule is always wild and hectic…

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Sony working on 5-inch midrange device with qua-core MT chip According to industry sources Sony is looking to expand its portfolio by bringing an affordable quad-core 5-incher to market. Details on specs are scarce but the device may be powered by the MediaTek MT6589 SoC, which offers four Cortex-A7 cores.According to said sources the device production will be outsourced to Arima…

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Mystery Snapdragon 800 LG device tops GLBenchmark charts An as yet unidentified device from LG has on the popular GLBenchmark GPU benchmarking site. This is hardly important on its own, but the results posted by its Snapdragon 800 beat out the competition by a significant margin.The device is set to feature the new Snapdragon 800 (MSM8974) processor alongside Adreno 330 GPU with a screen resolution of 1794 x 1080 (which is 1080p with virtual…

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Updated Nexus 4 design adds nubs around the rear edge Google has quietly released an updated version of the Nexus 4 smartphone that feature some physically small but practically significant additions.The updated Nexus 4 now features tiny nubs around the back edge of the device, which gently lift the phone off the glass back. The glass back of the phone may look very nice but it also made the phone very slippery when placed on a flat surface…

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HTC One battery test

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HTC One battery test
A couple of days ago we saw extended battery test of the Galaxy S4 and now the guys over at GSM Arena put the latest HTC Android flagship, the One, in the labs. The HTC One is powered by a 2,300 mAh battery, is it enough for a full day use? Check Talk Time, Web Browsing and Video Playback battery results after the break…

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BlackBerry Z10 vs. Nokia Lumia 920 – Video Comparison
Andrew over at MobileBurn compares the latest top end devices from BlackBerry and Nokia, the BlackBerry Z10 and the Lumia 920. Check the comparison video after the break.http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UjN-XdB8fHQ

This is a very close fight. Which one is your winner?
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