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Nokia Lumia 620 Does Better than the Samsung Galaxy S3 in BenchMark Tests + MORE

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The wave of quad-core Android phones with 5-inch 1080p displays is coming, and according to a new report, Sony’s contribution could be shown off as soon as CES in January. This rumor comes to us from Chinese site ePrice, which claims that Sony’s Xperia Z (rumored to be the final name of the Yuga) will be shown off at the big show in Las Vegas…

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Looks like Toshiba’s Excite 7.7 isn’t the only tablet from The Tosh that’s getting treated to a Jelly Bean update. According to a report from Android Police, the Toshiba Excite 10 is also in the process of being updated to Android 4.1.1. The update is said to be rolling out in stages to both the AT300 and AT305 models, and there are some users in Toshiba’s official support forums that are reporting that they have indeed received a Jelly Bean update…

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Samsung Omnia W Review

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Samsung Omnia W Review

Main features & specs:
3.7″ 16M-color capacitive Super AMOLED touchscreen of WVGA resolution (480 x 800 pixels)
Pixel density one of the best in the class at 252ppi
Dual-band 3G with HSDPA 14.4 Mbps and HSUPA 5.76Mbps

1.4GHzQualcomm MSM8255Snapdragon CPU, Adreno 205 GPU, 512MB of RAM
5 megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash
720p video recording @30fps
8GB of built-in storage
Standard 3…

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LG to show 5.5-inch 1080p screen, 324ppi 7-inch tablet screen at CES LG is bringing a bag full of high-resolution displays to CES for the geeks who were good this year. Practically every size is covered – from 4.7" phone screens to 84" TVs – and they bet on thin bezels and high resolutions.

The pocketable screens start with the 4.7" unit, which aims to impress with a bezel that's only about 1mm thick, so phones that use it should be more compact than current…

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AT&T Samsung Galaxy Note II will get Multi-Window update today
AT&T is the last of the four major US carriers that will bring Multi-Window feature to its Samsung Galaxy Note II customers.

The carrier in a statement to Engadget announced that the update will start to roll out today, December 27th.
AT&T plans to begin rolling out a software update for Samsung Galaxy Note II customers that includes the Multi-Window feature, which allows the user to divide the screen into two active “windows” creating a split screen that enables fluid multitasking between applications…

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Samsung officially announces Galaxy Note Premium Suite The latest generation of Samsung devices is already enjoying the Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update. Samsung is working hard to update the Galaxy S II and Galaxy Note for quite some time and as it seems the Note update is just around the corner.

Samsung has just announced the so-called Premium Suite for the original Galaxy Note N7000 (similar to the one the Galaxy S III is getting)…

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With the upcoming release of BlackBerry 10, many people are excited to see what RIM has in store for the New Year. With updated features such as widgets, an updated version of BlackBerry Messenger, and an overall much-needed refreshed interface, RIM will hopefully be in the running to pick up some new business this year…

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Yota dual-screen prototype device hands-on video
The guys over at Engadget got a chance to put their hands on a Yota prototype device and talked with the guys behind the project. Check the hands-on video after the break.

Yota prototype device features a 1,280 x 720 LCD display, a 200 dpi E Ink back display, dual-core 1…

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Just a little under a year after Huawei introduced us to its Ascend D1 smartphone, it looks like that device’s successor is nearing a debut of its own. Some images have been posted by Chinese site ITHome showing the Huawei Ascend D2 in the wild, complete with a white paint job and on-screen navigation buttons…

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Nokia Lumia 620 Does Better than the Samsung Galaxy S3 in BenchMark Tests
It seems the upcoming low to mid range Nokia Windows Phone the Nokia Lumia 620 is making waves already. Over at GSM Arena they have been lucky enough to get their hands on one, have been testing it out and found out something interesting. The Nokia Lumia 620 beats out a lot of other higher end devices in benchmark tests including the Samsung Galaxy S3…

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I have hardly had a decent night’s rest in the last four or five years. Part because I snore and have sleep apnea and part because I just have trouble laying down and dozing off. Unlike a few years ago, however, it’s not insomnia. It’s no longer that I lay in bed awake for three or four hours before getting tired and slowly drifting off to sleep…

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I can't live without LTE anymore + MORE

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In case you have missed the handful of lists I’ve made, my weekly OSR rankings and dozen or so pieces I’ve written on it, I love the Galaxy Note II. It is a fine specimen of what many years of smartphone evolution has produced, an over-sized smartphone, a miniature, pocket tablet.
Many question why I continually choose it over all of the other comparable, more conservative-sized smartphones…

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Bluetooth Sharing for Lumia Devices
One feature that is not found on Windows Phone is been the ability to share files via Bluetooth.

This was an enormously important selling point of feature and smartphones just a few years ago, but recently has not really seen much spotlight. There are perhaps a couple of reasons for this, firstly that it is just not that relevant any more…

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Samsung expected to ship 350 million smartphones in 2013 According to the latest report by DigiTimes, Samsung is expected to ship over 500 million mobile devices globally in 2013. Also, out of these, 350 million are expected to be smartphones.

With the total smartphone shipments for 2013 is expected to be around the 800-900 million mark, this leaves Samsung with an impressive 40% of the global smartphone marketshare…

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BlackBerry X10 and BlackBerry Z10 images leak We are seeing a lot of BlackBerry 10 leaks off late, which is not surprising considering the official launch is just a month away from now. First we saw the full touchscreen L-series device couple of weeks ago. Then there was the N-series device a few days ago, with a full QWERTY keypad.

The latest leak shows not one but two new devices…

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Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean is now available for HTC One S + MORE

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RIM Settles Patent Agreement With Nokia for 65 Million Dollars
A little while back it was found out that RIM was violating Nokia patent on WLAN patents. Nokia took RIM to a a tribunal, which ruled in favour of Nokia and settlement was agreed to. We did not know how much this settlement was worth until recently when the form from the patent deal became public knowledge and it was found out they settled for 65 Million dollars…

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Today’s Wallpapers 26/12/2012

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Today’s Wallpapers 26/12/2012
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Today’s 360×640 Wallpapers
      
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As we near closer to the end of 2013 we will feature the Samsung Galaxy S III one more time before 2013.  Which is fitting considering this was hands down the most acknowledged smartphone during this year’s Official Smartphone Rankings.
“Divine ”  By Ernie Park December 26, 2012
I would have to say this is probably the best phone I think that has come out this year perhaps with the exception of the Galaxy Note 2…

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Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean is now available for HTC One S HTC One S owners around the world have a good reason to smile today. Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean is now seeding to the Taiwanese company's likable mid-ranger.

The OS update is currently available for the international version of the smartphone. Users with carrier-branded devices will have to be a bit more patient…

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Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean rolling out to WWE HTC One S
HTC has started to roll out Android 4.1.1 Jelly Bean update for its international One S devices.

The update was promised to arrive in October and two months later it’s finally here for WWE (World Wide English) handsets. Here is a list of the CIDs eligible for the update:

cidnum: HTC__001
cidnum: HTC__E11
cidnum: HTC__203
cidnum: HTC__102
cidnum: HTC__405
cidnum: HTC__Y13
cidnum: HTC__A07
cidnum: HTC__304
cidnum: HTC__M27
cidnum: HTC__032
cidnum: HTC__016

The software version is 3…

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ZTE Nubia Z5 unveiled – Hands on Video
ZTE today and officially announced its new Android handset, the Nubia Z5.

The ZTE Nubia Z5 is company’s first 1080p smartphone, featuring a 5 inch IPS (1920 x 1080 pixels) display, 1.5GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal memory, 13 megapixel main camera, 2 megapixel front-facing camera, NFC, Bluetooth 4…

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ZTE Nubia Z5 with 5" 1080p display got officially unveiled After leaving nothing for imagination in a previous leak, the 5" 1080p screen sporting ZTE Nubia 5 got officially unveiled. The Chinese company's flagship smartphone will hit the retail shelves in its homeland as one of the best equipped Android devices to date.

The ZTE Nubia 5 features a 1…

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Time to put on your mystery caps and do your best Sherlock Holmes impression, friends. A new Samsung device with the model number SGH-T999L has been spotted getting all nice and certified over on the Bluetooth SIG’s website . Unfortunately for us, the listing doesn’t confirm much about the handset, only mentioning this is indeed a phone and that it’s got Bluetooth 4…

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Every day it seems like the “great battery life” I initially started off with on my iPhone is slowly creeping towards “annoying” status as it only seems to last half a day instead of nearly the whole day like it used to. There are several factors as to why my battery drains faster now as opposed to when I first got it, but it’s mostly attributed to increased GPS usage…

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New details about upcoming Nokia Windows RT tablet + MORE

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Oppo announces 32GB model and additional countries for Find 5 If you have been looking forward to the Oppo Find 5, you will be glad to know that the company has now announced a new 32GB model, which will be priced at $569 (the 16GB is priced at $499).

Along with the new higher capacity model, Oppo has also announced several additional countries where the phone will be launched…

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New details about upcoming Nokia Windows RT tablet
The rumors about upcoming Nokia Windows RT tablet are heating up.

Last week DigiTimes reported that Nokia is working on a 10-inch Windows RT tablet that will be unveiled next year at MWC in Barcelona.
According to “sources familiar with Nokia’s plans”, The Verge reports that the Nokia Windows RT tablet will be equipped with a 10…

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Nokia Lumia 620 preview: First look + MORE

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Nokia Lumia 620 preview: First look The Lumia 820 and Lumia 920 give Nokia all the presence they need in the higher WP8 circles, but a smart maneuver has helped HTC emerge as a serious threat in the lower midrange. The Finns, who are obviously having none of that, responded swiftly to the Windows Phone 8S…

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Today’s Wallpapers 25/12/2012

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Today’s Wallpapers 25/12/2012
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
      
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More Nokia Windows RT tablet details rumored, including keyboard cover with built-in battery + MORE

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Sony Xperia T gets Jelly Bean update as a Christmas present Sony has unexpectedly launched a firmware update for its flagship Android smartphone the Xperia T a couple of months ahead of what was initially scheduled.

The Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean update then comes just like a Christmas present for Xperia T owners. It has hit the international version of the smartphone (LT30p) as well as the AT&T branded Xperia TL (LT30at)…

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ZTE confirms 5-inch FHD Grand S devices ahead of CES arrival ZTE seems to be quite eager to unveil that Grand S beast smartphone. So much so in fact that the company jumped the gun and spilled some beans on its upcoming 5-inch device ahead of its CES debut on the event's website.

The Grand S will be joining the 5-inch, full HD smartphone club and ZTE says it will be the slimmest device at the party…

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Merry Christmas to you all from the GSMArena team Christmas is one of the greatest holidays of the year and we'd like to use the occasion to send you our big Thank You for sticking around with us and sharing our passion for high-tech toys for yet another year.

We really hope these holidays will bring you lots of reasons to smile. May beautiful moments and happy memories surround you with joy this season and through the next year, bringing…

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BlackBerry N-Series smartphone shows up in a live photo Only a few days after its touchscreen sibling made a couple of appearances, RIM's BlackBerry N-Series smartphone emerged in a duo of live photos. The soon to be revealed BlackBerry 10 smartphone packs a hardware QWERTY keyboard in addition to its capacitive touchscreen.

As you can see in the photos above, the BlackBerry N-Series looks a lot like the currently offered Bold 9900, save…

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Acer Iconia B1 Android tablet will cost $99, will be released in January 2013
The Wall Street Journal reports (according to “a person with direct knowledge of the project”) that Acer is planning to launch an Android tablet priced around $99 early next year.

Images and specs of the Acer Iconia B1 leaked on a Serbian forum and according to the leaks the B1 will feature: a 7-inch 1024×600 display (169ppi), Mediatek Dual Core processor clocked at 1…

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Hungry for more details on Nokia’s rumored tablet after last week’s morsel? That’s precisely what we’ve got for you today, as a new report from The Verge claims to have some more information about the Finnish firm’s Windows RT slate. According to sources speaking to the site, the device will feature a 10…

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Hot on the heels of our first peek at the BlackBerry 10 N-Series smartphone, a new image has surfaced showing the N-Series along with a couple of other unannounced handsets. Posted on the technology board of 4Chan, this photo shows an N-Series device on the far right, a full-touch L-Series model in the middle and a new device on the far left…

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