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If you ever wondered where the IT industry will go from Wi-Fi, the answer (at least a part of it) is WiGig, a new technology that allows for wireless data transfer rates of up to 7 Gbps, an... impressive 10 times faster than 802.11n Wi-Fi. However, due to the fact that these high speeds are obtained by using the 60GHz band, the range of action is drastically lowered to no more than a few m...

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How do you like the idea of a car stereo that can play Angry Birds? Well thanks to Clarion and their new Mirage car stereo system, it’s something that may arrive in the mass-marketed vehicles... very soon. The new stereo was shown off in Penang this afternoon, and the system’s claim to fame is that it’s the first Android-based automotive grade car stereo in the market. (more…)...

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In a recent interview with Forbes, Nvidia’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang stated that the group of companies that manufacture ARM-based mobile processors are beginning to create a dent in Intel’s impressive... global CPU market share lead. Granted, as smartphone sales have recently surpassed PC sales, this is obviously something Intel should watch out for in the future. But when it comes to numbers, Intel sti...

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Up until recently there has been, what can be considered, as the Big Android Three – Samsung, HTC , and Motorola. They have been standing in relatively comfortable positions for what can... be considered a long time in the mobile business. Whether they realize it or not , they are standing at the precipice, staring down at an absolute oncoming onslaught of seriously high quality Android S...

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Designers love giving products fancy names that the public perceive as positive. Take the HTC Desire series for example, there is Sensation, Intensity, Indulge, Vitality, Touch…

The... brand expert Marty Neumeier said that a good product name requires 7 characteristics. The name should be distinctive, short, appropriate, easy to spell and pronounce, likeable, extendable, and protectable. However, the...

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One of the biggest advantages of Android is its open-source nature, giving manufacturers, users, and enthusiasts endless possibilities for customization and optimization. While manufacturer... overlays such as HTC’s Sense UI, Samsung’s TouchWiz, or Motorola’s Motoblur are increasingly considered bloatware (especially with the release of the beautifully designed Android 4...

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Yesterday a rather bizarre occurrence took place on many Samsung devices. We received several reports of users seeing a Russian application being installed on their devices without their consent... or knowledge. Entitled “МТС Мобильная Почта” (MTS Mobile Mail), the installation of this application appears to be something of an accident. (more…

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oled tech

OLED technology has provided a way to create thinner, more efficient, and brighter displays and lighting panels, starting a revolution in display technology. OLEDs, standing for Organic Light... Emitting Diodes, produce their own light and are thin and flexible, unlike their older LED siblings.

There has been a lot of ongoing research into the applications of OLED displays, with compani...

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Nokia’s flagship device, the Lumia 900 smartphone, is set to hit AT&T stores on April 8. After being out of the limelight for so long, does the Lumia 900 offer enough incentives for buyers... to put Nokia – and to a certain extent, Microsoft – back on the smartphone map in the US and the rest of the world?

It’s quite telling how both companies are craving to have a bonafide hit on...

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This is a huge surprise and a refreshing story for fans of  HTC smartphones. An unannounced HTC phone was recently revealed in China, and reports suggest that it is a dual SIM phone which... is quite unusual for HTC’s latest and greatest. To make matters more enticing, it appears to be very similar to HTC’s One S, as well.  It is certainly an interesting choice for dual SIM-ah...