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HTC may develop its own processors for low-end smartphones

HTC may develop its own processors for low-end smartphones

HTC may be looking to follow in Samsung and Apple’s footsteps in developing its own processors, according to a rumor from China Times. The Taiwanese vendor has reportedly signed a “memorandum of cooperation” with ST-Ericsson to co-develop a new…

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HTC One X now available for pre-order from AT&T

HTC One X now available for pre-order from AT&T

HTC’s flagship One X smartphone is now available for pre-order from AT&T for $199.99 on contract. The handset finds itself at the top of HTC’s new lineup of One-series smartphones, which the Taiwan-based vendor hopes will help it turn its sliding s…

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ZTE to launch two ‘phablets’ in 2012

ZTE to launch two ‘phablets’ in 2012

Chinese handset maker ZTE said it could ship 100 million smartphones a year by 2015, Reuters reported on Monday. The company sold 15 million phones in 2011 and is looking to sell upwards of 50 million this year. “As handsets contribute more to overal…

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China’s ZTE to sell 100 million smartphones a year by 2015

China’s ZTE to sell 100 million smartphones a year by 2015

HONG KONG (Reuters) – China’s ZTE Corp, which launched its first basic mobile phone in Africa little more than 10 years ago, said it could be shipping 100 million smartphones a year by 2015, as it looks up-market to reverse a decline in its handset mar…

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Chip lets smartphones see through walls, clothes

Chip lets smartphones see through walls, clothes

Researchers at a Texas university have designed a chip that could give smartphones the long-envied ability of comic book her Superman to see through walls, clothes or other objects.

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Dell ceases to sell smartphones in the US

Dell ceases to sell smartphones in the US

| April 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

30 March 2012 16:14 GMT / By Danny Brogan Dell is none longer selling smartphones in the US during the time that the company reevaluates its position in the market. Reports say the manufacturer plans to turn its attention to more emerging markets and products that be the means of in more capital. For this [...]

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Payment via smartphone ‘going mainstream’ soon

Payment via smartphone ‘going mainstream’ soon

Using smartphones or tablets as digital “wallets” will be common within a decade, largely replacing cash and credit cards, according to a Pew Research survey released on Tuesday.

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InstaHam app for smartphones, an idea worth $1 billion [video]

InstaHam app for smartphones, an idea worth $1 billion [video]

| April 16, 2012 | 0 Comments

Some truly strange stuff (I want to practice the other “s” word, but satisfy filters) comes into the BetaNews Tips box. I’m gainful more attention to what’s in it this week, given my 7-sunshineight Google Reader fast. Weirdness knows not at all bounds, nor my perplexity to include and share it. I swear to debating [...]

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HTC One Smartphones’ Hardware Defects, Software Bugs

HTC One Smartphones’ Hardware Defects, Software Bugs

The HTC One series is the Taiwanese smartphone maker’s new flagship line of smartphones, powered by Google’s open-source Android operating system. It’s split up into three models, including the high-end, quad-core HTC One X, and the midrange HTC One S….

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Smartphones bridge US digital divide

Smartphones bridge US digital divide

Smartphones are bridging a US digital divide as minorities tap into the Internet using mobile devices, according to a Pew study released on Friday.

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