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E Ink Android Handset Gets 1-Week Battery Life

02/28/2013, If you are out in the market looking for a high end flagship smartphone for your mobile communication needs (and some gaming on the side too, of course), then you would do well to give this story a miss. After all, who would want an Android 2.3...

Texas Instruments demonstrates ultrasonic stylus

02/29/2012, Earlier at MWC, Texas Instruments demonstrated a stylus that could be described as a mix between a stylus and a laser pointer, allowing the user to navigate the interface of a tablet over ultrasonic frequencies. This will allow the user to select,...

LG Optimus Vu First Impressions

02/28/2012, [MWC 2012] With the LG Optimus Vu, LG is entering deep into Galaxy Note territory, and while many consider these big smartphones to be a nice market (we haven’t heard actual sales numbers), both LG and Samsung seem to think that it’s more than that. I...

ZTE PF112 launched

02/28/2012, [MWC 2012] At the Mobile World Congress this year, ZTE announced a whole bunch of new phones. Earlier we gave you some hands on pictures of the quad-core ZTE Era, and now we’ve got some of the ZTE PF112. It wasn’t mentioned what processor the...

Exent GameTanium now on tablets

02/28/2012, [MWC 2012] Remember GameTanium, the video game rental service for Android devices? It launched in July last year for Android smartphones, and it looks it’s now ready to take over other platforms. At MWC 2012, Exent announced that GameTanium will be...

Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 Preview

02/28/2012, [MWC 2012] Samsung has announced a refresh with the Galaxy Tab 2 line, that features 10.1” and 7” model that come with various levels of internal storage (8GB, 16GB, 32GB). Surprisingly, the new Galaxy Tab 2 aren’t so different from their...

Galaxy Note 10.1 Preview

02/28/2012, [MWC 2012] We got a chance to play with the Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1, a device that marks the entry of the “Note” Series as a family of devices, rather than a smartphone name.  To give you some context, Samsung believes that touch devices have not...

Orange Santa Clara Smartphone with Intel Hands On

02/28/2012, [MWC 2012] After the Intel press conference last night we got a few demos of the new Intel Medfield devices including the newly announced Orange Smartphone codenamed Santa Clara. Intel touts its Medfield platform to provide blazing speed and high fluidity...

Facebook announces industry initiatives to help mobile developers

02/27/2012, [MWC 2012] Facebook held a press conference at MWC 2012 earlier today to announce its plans to help developers reach more people, by helping them with distribution across all platforms. This means over the web on desktop computers to mobile devices like...

Intel announces Lava XOLO X900 Android smartphone for India

02/27/2012, [MWC 2012] Earlier today we covered how France and the UK would be receiving an Intel Android smartphone of its own in form of the Orange Santa Clara. Perhaps in an attempt to reach a wider audience by targeting developing markets and kick start their new...

Asus Transformer Pad Infinity Hands-On

02/27/2012, [MWC 2012] The Asus transformer Pad Infinity was just announced, and while it superficially looks like the Asus Transformer Prime, it is different on a few very important points: it has a full HD (1920×1080) display, a wireless broadband (HSPA+ and...

Asus PadFone Preview (updated with video)

02/27/2012, [MWC 2012] The Asus PadFone is one of the more interesting concepts of this show: PadFone is a smartphone that turns into a tablet, which turns into a laptop. Interestingly, the concept has been thought about before, but Asus is the first company that has...