News – Apr 1st

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Here’s your problem, HTC: Your phones have short shelf lifeHTC has a special place in my heart as it’s probably the manufacturer I’ve bought most of my hardware from. From Windows Mobile carrying over to Android, HTC is one of the most versatile manufacturers in the market today. However, just because a company is versatile doesn’t mean that it’s necessarily the best; HTC currently has one of the lowest market shares in the industry as it faces possibly a sixth consecutive decline for its quarterly sales…

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Camera samples from WP8- powered Nokia Lumia 520 surface Camera samples of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 520 have leaked on Flickr. By the time it hits the market, the Nokia Lumia 520 will be the most affordable Windows Phone 8 handset from the Finnish company (it’s expected in April). It will be cheaper than the already quite affordable Lumia 620 and, from the looks of it, will offer just about the same camera…

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Facebook's upcoming Android software rumored to be known as 'Facebook Home'
Facebook’s “New Home on Android” event is now less than a week out, and as is usually the case when an event like this one gets announced, a multitude of reports have been popping up in recent days with information on what the ‘Book might be planning to show. The most popular rumor is that Facebook will introduce a modified version of Android that features deep integration with Facebook services as well as a feature that will display a user’s content from the social network directly on his or her home screen…

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Samsung Galaxy S4 vs. Sony Xperia Z: When worlds collide If you’ve been paying attention – and we know you have – there’s no way you couldn’t have noticed that for a good ten days or so we’ve all been on and on about two phones. Now, we’re about to make it three but don’t expect anything radically different…

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Google Now can make the smart watch tick
The smart watch has had a rough pre-release over the past few months. If there’s anything we can learn from the great smart watch rumor mill, it’s that the smart watch will have a rude kick-off when the first models enter the wearable tech scene later this year.
From iWatch rumors to Pebble reviews, the synced smart watch will need unconditional care upon launch…

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HTC One with 64GB will be an AT&T exclusive in the US
It looks like prospective HTC One buyers in the United States might not be able to choose a carrier if they want to enjoy the smartphone with 64GB of built-in memory. The aforementioned version will be sold exclusively by AT&T Wireless.AT&T delivered the word quietly via an HTC One promo video, uploaded on its official YouTube channel…

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AT&T LG Optimus G maintenance update rolling out over the air
The weekend is nearly over, but it looks like AT&T is squeezing in a small software update for its LG Optimus G before the work week begins. AT&T has revealed on its Optimus G support page that a new update is now rolling out to its version of LG’s handset, complete with fix for a bug that would present users with a blank screen when accessing the phone’s browser…

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