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[May 10] Updated with information on the retailers that put up pre-order pages for the Samsung Galaxy S3, as well as the Australian carriers that have put-up registration pages for information... on the S3.

While European, Asian, and North American technology lovers are already getting their budgets straight and making plans for the Samsung Galaxy S3, Australians don’t have much to be e...

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It looks like T-Mobile has decided to take a swipe at AT&T and the iPhone 4S in their latest ad campaign, which isn’t really an original concept.

The ad begins with a fairly dim... witted looking guy cruising slowly on a motorbike, meant to represent the iPhone on AT&T’s network. Along comes a motorbike at breakneck speed (yes, that’s the 4G one), with a hot lady...

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Mark Zuckerberg, Facebook’s founder and one of the youngest billionaires in the world, shocked us all when he announced that Facebook would purchase Instagram for $1 billion. The deal went... through immediately, and, while most industry pundits saw it as the action of an eccentric, wealthy young man, the acquisition might have been part of a well-thought “strategy” after all.

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In recent days, there have been many reports stating that numerous Android handset manufacturers are working on launching smartphones with their own forked versions of Android. Recent comments by... Skyhook CEO, Ted Morgan, and the success of Amazon’s Kindle Fire, seem to have fanned these flames even more. But ignoring Skyhook’s stormy relationship with Google for a second – is this...

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Apps people, apps! What good are our tablets, smartphones or phablets with massively powerful multi-core processing under the hood if they don’t have apps that can push the hardware to its... limits? That’s possibly the thinking behind Samsung’s Smart App Challenge 2012, a global competition that the Korean company hopes will help boost the number of proprietary apps for their Ga...

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After hearing about arch-rival Verizon’s plans to come up with a new data plan, AT&T is planning to release its own take of a family data plan for people who want to share their data connection... across multiple devices. The move was confirmed by AT&T mobile business CEO, Ralph de La Vega, during an interview with CNET.

De la Vega said that the company is very comfortable with the plan that...

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The maker of Pebble smartwatch is on a mission to secure as much funding as the start-up company possibly can on Kickstarter. With such an overwhelming support shown by backers and future owners,... it seems very likely that those who have pre-ordered Pebble will get the e-ink watch on time in September. And what’s even better is that the Pebble Smartwatch will now come with Bluetooth 4.0.

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The advent of the smartphone and the emergence and increasing popularity of tablets has changed the way people communicate. Voice-calling has almost taken a backseat, with a... lot of users primarily using their handhelds for internet browsing, email, and some, even for writing complete documents, spreadsheets, etc.

Capacitive touchscreen technology and the increasin...

Galaxy-S3 official

The Samsung Galaxy S3 is, arguably, the hottest smartphone in the world right now. Released last week at the Samsung Unpacked event in London, the Galaxy S3 sports a 1.4GHz quad-core Exynos processor,... a large 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display and runs Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich, the latest Android version available. We went into more detail regarding the specs in a previous article here, and we’v...

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Yes, boys and girls, it has finally happened! For the first time in history, most U.S. mobile subscribers now own a smartphone. At least that’s what we can make of Nielsen’s latest report,... which says that, in March 2012, 50.4% of all American mobile users had a smartphone in their possession. That leaves a 49.6% share for basic phones (or dumbphones, as we sometimes call them), which is n...