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Panasonic To Quit The Smartphone Market (Rumor)

08/06/2013, Earlier this month, we brought you word that NEC has decided to quit the highly competitive market for good, although they will continue to have their interests represented in the tablet world. It seems that fellow Japanese company, Panasonic, too, has...

NEC Quits Making Smartphones, Maintains Tablet Market

08/01/2013, Sometime slightly after the middle of this month, we did report that NEC would be kissing goodbye to the smartphone market, and this is because NEC’s smartphone division did not perform well enough to warrant the justification of its existence. For...

ASUS Could Enter US Smartphone Market In 2014

07/29/2013, Up until today, ASUS has had pretty decent success in the tablet world, especially when they are the ones behind the Nexus 7 tablet as well as the recently announced Nexus 7 2 from Google. Well, on their own, there is also the good looking Transformer...

Smartphone Shipments Estimated To Hit 1.5 Billion Units By 2017

07/17/2013, The world’s population has been growing at such an explosive rate that we could be touching the magical 7 billion mark in the near future, and there are still so many issues left to ponder over. Will there be enough food and water for everyone, will...

Alleged HP Smartphone Render Leaked

07/15/2013, Update 7/16/2013, 13h53 PT: HP has reached Ubergizmo with an official statement about the image above: This is not an HP phone. The photo is a fabrication and is not a photo of anything HP has in the works.  Someone is making stuff up. With the advent of...

France Mulls Over New Smartphone And Tablet Tax

05/13/2013, How does a government earn its keep and run the country well? Apart from borrowing more money than it can ever repay, resulting in an ever growing national debt year on year, you could always find new ways to stem the bleeding by increasing government...

Philips Make Foray Into Quad-Core Smartphone Market

05/13/2013, Whenever one talks about smartphones, the name Philips would definitely not pop up on anyone’s radar. After all, this is a company that churned out regular feature phones in the past, and even then they did not manage to make quite a name for...

Judge Fines Himself After His Phone Disrupt Court Proceedings

04/15/2013, “Physician, heal thyself!” is most probably quoted from time to time, but have you ever heard of a judge who actually fined himself due to contempt of court? I am quite sure that some bizarre things have happened in the courtroom before, but Judge...

FAA Dismisses Claims An Android App’s Ability To Takeover A Plane

04/12/2013, We reported on a story where a hacker claimed to have created an Android application that would be able to completely take over an aircraft. Hugo Teso, who is a security consultant and ex-commercial pilot, says his application would be able to make an...

HTC One Review (M7)

04/10/2013, The HTC One is the latest HTC flagship smartphone announced just before MWC at a press conference in NYC. Simply put, the One is one of the most beautiful smartphone introduced in 2013, and it packs serious performance as well. In a market dominated by...

Unannounced LG Device Comes Out Tops In GLBenchmark Tests

03/29/2013, There is the international many of mystery, so why not introduce an international phone of mystery? Right now, there are a few candidates lined up to take over that particular title, but just for this one day, let us bestow such an honor on this...