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Sprint Finally Rolls Out 4G LTE Network In 15 Cities

Sprint Finally Rolls Out 4G LTE Network In 15 Cities

Sprint has finally powered on its 3.9G (often touted as 4G) LTE (Long Term Evolution) network in 15 US cities on Monday. The service provider was readying its LTE smartphone line-up earlier this year. And, now it has the LTE network on air. But, Sprint has lot of catching up to do with both After AT&T and Verizon. Sprint is expecting to roll out LTE all over the US by the end of next year.

By On July 17, 2012 Respond
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AT&T Cuts Nokia Lumia 900 By Half, Now $49.99 Only

AT&T Cuts Nokia Lumia 900 By Half, Now $49.99 Only

The price of Nokia Lumia 900 has been cut to half by AT&T. The price cut came after three months since the phone’s launch in US through AT&T. When Nokia Lumia 900 entered in US market through AT&T the device had been priced at $99 with two-year agreement. Yesterday, the new price ($49.99 with two year contract) was announced.

By On July 16, 2012 Respond
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Two Thirds Of US Users Now Prefer Smartphones

Two Thirds Of US Users Now Prefer Smartphones

Recently, research firm Nielsen has published a research report about the growing rate of smartphone users. According to the report, two third of new mobile buyers are now settling for smartphones instead of feature phones. Smartphone users have also reported to be the majority (54.9%in June 2012) among US cellphone users. No doubt, smartphones are dominating the mobile phone market. The market is, however, fragmented among different platforms and vendors.

By On July 15, 2012 Respond
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Samsung Shows Practical Uses Of Galaxy S III In Commercials

Samsung Shows Practical Uses Of Galaxy S III In Commercials

Ever since Samsung launched its flagship line-up of Galaxy smartphones, it has somehow been considered a direct Apple rival. And the company has substantiated this position by often indulging in showing, in its ads, how iPhone devices are no good when compared to Galaxy devices. However, Samsung seems to be changing this strategy now.

By On July 10, 2012 Respond
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Ex-Nokia Staff Form Jolla To Build MeeGo-Based Smartphones

Ex-Nokia Staff Form Jolla To Build MeeGo-Based Smartphones

MeeGo devices had been a rage in its days. Without a doubt, Nokia was able to churn out some really sleek MeeGo smartphones back in the days. However, with the onslaught of iOS and Android offerings, MeeGo somehow got into the backseat and grew into obscurity. But it seems some dedicate MeeGo lovers wish to bring back the days of its glory.

By On July 8, 2012 Respond
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Get A Second Number For Your Phone With MyAKA

Get A Second Number For Your Phone With MyAKA

It is not a problem really to get a new number for your phone. All you need to do is pop a new SIM into your device and there, you have a new number. However, what is rather intriguing is that now you can get a new number for your phone even without requiring a new SIM with the help of MyAKA.

By On July 8, 2012 Respond
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Amazon Is Working On A Smartphone Of Its Own

Amazon Is Working On A Smartphone Of Its Own

In the past, numerous reports as well as analysts have claimed that Amazon is working on a smartphone of its own. But none of these reports panned out. Now, yet another report claims that Amazon is working on a handset of its own which it will pit directly against iPhone and Android offerings in the smartphone market.

By On July 8, 2012 Respond
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Browsing Internet Is The Most Popular Smartphone Activity

Browsing Internet Is The Most Popular Smartphone Activity

Smartphone popularity has grown immensely and the number of users tooling smartphones has literally exploded over the recent years. The result of this insurmountable popularity of smartphones is that they have come about to change our very lifestyles. In fact, users prefer their smartphones for a number of functions other than simply making calls.

By On July 7, 2012 Respond
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First Firefox Mobile OS Phones Announced, Operators Support Initiative

First Firefox Mobile OS Phones Announced, Operators Support Initiative

Mozilla has confirmed today that devices featuring its new mobile OS, under the Firefox brand, will commercially arrive on 2013. Initially, two mobile phone manufactures, TCL Communication Technology (Alcatel) and ZTE, will launch devices featuring Firefox OS. The first mobile phones featuring the new OS will launch commercially in Brazil next year through Telefónica’s commercial brand, Vivo. Other leading global operators including Deutsche Telekom, Etisalat, Smart, Sprint, Telecom Italia and Telenor are also backing the initiative.

By On July 3, 2012 1 Response
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Pantech Brings Vega S5 Mobile With 13-Megapixel Camera In South Korea

Pantech Brings Vega S5 Mobile With 13-Megapixel Camera In South Korea

The south Korean specialized mobile phone maker Pantech sells phones mainly in two countries – South Korea and the United Stated of America. The company has announced a new phone named Vega S5, to be released in South Korea this month. Vega S5 mobile will come along with a 13 megapixel camera and a big-screen.

By On July 2, 2012 2 Responses
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Virgin Mobile Released HTC One V For $199.99 Without Contract

Virgin Mobile Released HTC One V For $199.99 Without Contract

Back in February, at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, HTC announced that they will launch three smartphones from the HTC One Series – HTC One X, the HTC One S, and the HTC One V. Both HTC One X and HTC One S has already hit the market. Now the HTC One V has come to the market through Virgin Mobile USA. It is the first US carrier to offer the smartphone at a very low price without a contract.

By On July 2, 2012 Respond
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Meizu MX Smartphone Available From June 30 With Android 4.0

Meizu MX Smartphone Available From June 30 With Android 4.0

The Meizu MX Quad-core smartphone is the most powerful version of MX product line. Recently, the company has launched the latest Meizu MX smartphone with Meizu’s new OS – Flyme 1.0 based on Android 4.0. This Quad-core smartphone will be available from June 30 in co-operation with PCCW mobile and Wilson Communications, worldwide. The company claims that this device can deliver a range of fascinating abilities and an unparalleled user experience with its pretty user-friendly interface. The Meizu MX 4-core smartphone with 32GB and 64GB capacities are priced at HK$3,099 ($399.44) and HK$4,099 ($528.33), respectively.

By On June 26, 2012 Respond
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Samsung Eyes 10 Million Galaxy S III Sales Target By July

Samsung Eyes 10 Million Galaxy S III Sales Target By July

Samsung has been putting up a major push to make its Galaxy S III handset a success. With the hardware and features packed in this flagship Samsung smartphone, its no surprise that it is witnessing really good sales. But the big question is, will it be able to stand competition from its main rival, the iPhone? It seems that Samsung fairly hopes so.

By On June 26, 2012 1 Response
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Microsoft May Be Working On Its Own Smartphone

Microsoft May Be Working On Its Own Smartphone

Since Xbox, Surface tablets are Microsoft’s first venture to bring out a product whose hardware as well as the software is packaged and marketed by Microsoft. Many have called this a lesson that Microsoft has learnt from Apple, who has long been shipping out its own hardware and software in the form of products like iPad and iPhone.

By On June 22, 2012 1 Response
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HTC Plans To Launch ‘Zenith’, ‘Accord’ And ‘Rio’ As Windows Phone 8 Devices

HTC Plans To Launch ‘Zenith’, ‘Accord’ And ‘Rio’ As Windows Phone 8 Devices

Microsoft has already lifted the wraps off the new release of its mobile OS, Windows Phone 8. The new release is definitely a lot better in that it packs a whole lot of new features. Moreover, it requires dedicated, specialized hardware to run it. And it has now been revealed that HTC is now gearing up to furnish this kind of hardware in three of its future devices.

By On June 22, 2012 Respond
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