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A recently revealed Samsung patent suggests the company may be working on a hybrid device that would hit stores at some point in the not-to-distant future. The patent, filed in December 2011 with the US Patent and Trademark Office, details a mechanism that would allow the company to pair a…

google-io-2012

This year’s edition of Google’s annual developer conference takes place in San Francisco during June 27-29, a bit later than in previous years, when Google I/O was held at some point in May. Nevertheless, Google I/O 2012 is going to be quite interesting as we expect to see plenty of announcements…

Google Nexus 7

By now, everyone knows about the upcoming inexpensive Google Nexus 7 tablet. The slate is made by Asus, but it’s a full-fledged Nexus device, which means that it will run the latest version of Android (Jellybean/4.1) and will receive updates straight from Google. Well, you won’t have to wait much…

HOW-IT-WORKS nfc

In our fourth edition of the “How it Works” series, we’re going to talk about NFC, or near field communication, a technology that’s being adopted by more and more smartphone and tablet makers and mobile operators. When talking about NFC use in the mobile ecosystem, you’re going to hear the…

toshiba thrive

The fight for the mobile OS supremacy has been heating up these last few weeks, with Apple’s announcement of iOS 6 and Microsoft’s recent showcase of Windows Phone 8. With Google I/O right around the corner, we are expecting quite a few announcements from Google, including a new low-cost but…

applevshtc

The legal battle between Apple and HTC is getting more and more complicated, as the two companies are filing more attacks against each other. Just yesterday, we talked about HTC’s defense against Apple’s most recent complaint with the ITC (the iPhone maker has three such lawsuits against HTC), with the…