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ZTE Makes World’s Thinnest Phone ‘Athena’ – Just 6.2mm Thick

On January 2012, Huawei unveiled the 6.68mm-thick Ascend P1 S handset, the thinnest handset at that time. Later on, Chinese handset manufacturer Oppo made the 6.65mm-thick Finder and took the spot for the thinnest handset. And now, another Chinese telecom giant ZTE is claiming 'thinnest' mobile spot. ZTE's new 'Athena' smartphone is just 6.2mm. It…
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RIM Plans On Laying Off More Employees

Research-In-Motion has been on a continuous downward spiral for quite some time. Ever since Apple's iPhone and Android smartphones gained traction, RIM took an arrow to its knee and has been failing in the smartphone market. This has naturally taken a toll on the company's profits as well as its workforce.
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The User Interface Of A Future Facebook Smartphone [Concept]

The tech world is very creative in that it keeps churning newer products, ideas and notions every single day. And when its not something that is very tangible, it is at least a concept that is presented by designers. We reported earlier that Facebook had hired a number of ex-Apple employees in what seems to be an attempt to launch a smartphone of…
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Scan QR Codes And Get Discounts On Shopping

South Korean retailer Emart has come up with one of the most creative ideas to boost sales, using the sunlight and an innovative QR Code concept. Emart has placed 3D QR code sculptures throughout Seoul. By scanning the QR codes just between 12 and 1pm (perfect lunch time) each day, lucky consumers can get discounts at the store during those quiet…
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Microsoft Bags Victory Against Motorola Over Texting Patent

Microsoft has been pursuing Motorola for quite some time in courts. The reason was that Microsoft alleged Motorola infringed one of its patents by including certain texting features in its smartphones. These features, according to Microsoft, are owned by the company and Motorola should have bought a license to use them. And it seems now that a…
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Siri Blocked On Employees’ iPhones At IBM For Security Reasons

More and more companies have come about to adopt the 'bring your own device' policy, given the sheer variety of smartphones that the employees can choose from. However, this policy comes with a number of limitations since the use of smartphone has to be restricted in a number of ways to ensure security at the company. So is the case at IBM where…
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Fujitsu’s Arrows Z ISW13F Introduced By KDDI

Recently KDDI has revealed the new Fujitsu Arrows Z ISW13F smartphone details. From Las Vegas to Barcelona, everybody have waited to see Fujitsu’s quad-core Tegra 3 smartphone and finally it has been shown on in Tokyo at AU's summer launch event. The phone is a quintessential champion of connectivity and supports CDMA, GSM / GPRS and UMTS, even…
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Motorola Droid RAZR Maxx Pricing Frenzy From Verizon Wireless

Verizon Wireless has dropped the price level of Droid RAZR Maxx. The interesting thing is, the handset (with the same plan) is available for three different prices from Motorola and Verizon Wireless online shops. Verizon Wireless has reduced the price from $299.99 and selling the handset with 2-year contract for $199.99. The same handset with the…
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