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Nokia Lumia 719 seen as China-, Americas-bound Windows Phone

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A posting on China's Weibo microblogging service has helped confirm a Nokia Windows Phone that had previously only been hinted at. The Lumia 719 appears to be a cosmetic spin on the Lumia 710, with a new button layout and chin but some familiar cues. Its most notable shift might...
Nokia Lumia 719 seen as China-, Americas-bound Windows Phone

Alcatel OT-915 with QWERTY keyboard, Gingerbread said to be launching at MWC

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How do you improve on the phone we described as "one of the cheesiest Android devices we've ever handled"? If you're Alcatel, you switch from a sliding to candybar form factor, ditch the large, candy-colored buttons and add a touchscreen. That about sums up the OT-915, a budget handset...
Alcatel OT-915 with QWERTY keyboard, Gingerbread said to be launching at MWC
The Canon 6D: A Solid Beginner Full-Frame, With A Few Caveats For Buyers With Pro Demands [Review]

HTC May Fire Back At Rivals With A 5-Inch Smartphone (The "One X 5?") Of Its Own

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Samsung and LG have already crossed the 5-inch smartphone screen barrier, and now it seems that HTC is planning to make a similar leap any day now. The folks at Engadget happened upon what appears to be an early press render of a hefty new HTC handheld — supposedly...
HTC May Fire Back At Rivals With A 5-Inch Smartphone (The "One X 5?") Of Its Own
Apple researching universal remote that customizes UIs intelligently

Razer's Project Fiona Gaming Tablet Confirmed for Production

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Razer garnered a lot of press at CES this year with their Fiona gaming tablet, a 10.1" Windows-based tablet packing a Core i7 processor and two joystick handles featuring dual analog sticks and a typical controller-style button layout. The device carried a pretty impressive speclist and walked out of...
Razer's Project Fiona Gaming Tablet Confirmed for Production

HTC One X gets Android 4.0.4 update today: enhances camera app, adds menu functionality to multitasking button

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If the One X's capacitive button layout jarred with the Ice Cream Sandwich experience you saw on the Galaxy Nexus, you'll like what HTC's just told us. An update to version 4.0.4, launching today, will allow users to map menu functionality to the lower right 'recent app' key, while...
HTC One X gets Android 4.0.4 update today: enhances camera app, adds menu functionality to multitasking button

ADZero bamboo smartphone prototypes hands-on (video)

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We were so beguiled by AD's bamboo-bound smartphone that we had to track down the designer to get some hands-on time with these work-in-progress prototypes. We met up with Kieron-Scott Woodhouse (pun unintended) and he offered to bring along several of the latest prototypes for us to get to...
ADZero bamboo smartphone prototypes hands-on (video)
Our first face-to-face meeting with Samsung's Galaxy S 4

Samsung Galaxy Note II for Verizon hands-on

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So far we've had the opportunity to review the global edition of the Samsung Galaxy Note II -- as well as get our hands on three of the five variants known to be making their way to the US -- but tonight we got our first official look at...
Samsung Galaxy Note II for Verizon hands-on

HTC One, formerly known as M7, allegedly leaks in press shot

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Well, we're only a few days away from finding out what HTC has in store for us at their pre-MWC event, but expectations are it's the M7. Or, as the rumor mill is now calling it, the HTC One. While Peter Chou has already flashed the device at an...
HTC One, formerly known as M7, allegedly leaks in press shot

Review: The Hisense Sero 7 Pro is a Nexus 7 clone for $50 less

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The Hisense Sero 7 Pro (left) and the Nexus 7 (right): peas in a pod. Andrew Cunningham A few weeks ago we reviewed Hisense’s Sero 7 Lite, a new budget Android tablet that isn’t very good until you consider that it costs $99. The tablet that Hisense really wants...
Review: The Hisense Sero 7 Pro is a Nexus 7 clone for $50 less

ZTE Grand X coming to UK for £190 pay-as-you-go: 4.3-inch qHD, microSD, stock Android 4.0

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If this is the "advanced gaming smartphone" that ZTE teased a few days ago, then we can't help but feel a little miffed. It'd be fairer to describe the Grand X as the most advanced phone in ZTE's growing budget line-up, and if you look at it from that...
ZTE Grand X coming to UK for £190 pay-as-you-go: 4.3-inch qHD, microSD, stock Android 4.0
Nikon D4 manual available to download, camera may come bundled with 16GB XQD card

Google search nerds out, adds full-button scientific calculator

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Search is Google's bread and butter, so it stands to reason the company would want to cram in as much universal functionality to that unassuming text box as possible. After having integrated graphing capabilities this past Winter, the Mountain View gang's at it again, expanding the breadth of its...
Google search nerds out, adds full-button scientific calculator

PS4's final look is unknown even to a Sony exec, but it won't support the DualShock 3

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There's been some debate over the state of the PlayStation 4's hardware when Sony declined to display the console itself at its PlayStation Meeting. As we're quickly learning, the company had good reason to keep the box under wraps: it's not quite done yet. Sony Computer Entertainment Japan President...
PS4's final look is unknown even to a Sony exec, but it won't support the DualShock 3
GameStick unveils final design of portable Android console as Kickstarter campaign winds down

Canon unveils much slimmer PowerShot D20 rugged camera

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Canon's turn at launches for the CP+ camera show were headlined by a major rethink of its rugged camera. The PowerShot D20 is dramatically smaller and thinner than the D10 while keeping the durability. It can take water up to 33 feet deep, survive temperatures as cold as 14F or...
Canon unveils much slimmer PowerShot D20 rugged camera
iCade Mobile: A flawed attempt to bring buttons to iPhone gaming
Why you should wait on a Wii U

Don't call it OUYA: hands-on with PlayJam's GameStick

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The GameStick is the second of two Kickstarter-backed Android-powered game consoles announced in the past 12 months, and its arguably the less visible of the two (the other being OUYA, of course). It's a bit different than the OUYA as well, in terms of both form factor and specs:...
Don't call it OUYA: hands-on with PlayJam's GameStick

Nexus 4 reviewed: A fantastic phone, even without LTE

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Google is continuing to push its direct-to-consumer Android brand with the Nexus 4 smartphone built by LG. The handset showcases the new Android 4.2 software while also improving hardware over the prior model: Samsung’s Galaxy Nexus. At a no-contract price of $299 for an 8 GB model or $349 for...
Nexus 4 reviewed: A fantastic phone, even without LTE
Mystery HTC handset appears with unusual button layout, Sense 5.0?

Tactus Technology prototype Android tablet shows off shapeshifting screen at SID 2012 (video)

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Typing with thumbs on glass can often prove to be as fruitful as talking to an actual wall. That is to say, both are an exercise in frustration. Yet, with smartphone adoption continuing to climb, that method of touchscreen input is only going to become more pervasive. Good thing,...
Tactus Technology prototype Android tablet shows off shapeshifting screen at SID 2012 (video)

EVO V 4G hands-on

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Does that handset above look familiar to you? It should because you've seen it once before when Sprint debuted it as the EVO 3D. This time, however, the phone that failed to ignite much consumer interest is back with a rebranded moniker -- EVO V 4G -- a new...
EVO V 4G hands-on

‘Boss’ your Google TV around with Able Remote using voice commands

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The Able Remote app converts an Android tablet or smartphone into an interactive remote control for the Google TV through a personalized button layout, voice command options, and gesture controls. The app’s creator, Leon Nicholls, took to the official Google TV blog today to spotlight his creation that effectively...
‘Boss’ your Google TV around with Able Remote using voice commands

Samsung remote for smart TVs to feature touchpad, voice control

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Samsung unveiled all manner of new ways to interact with your home electronics at CES 2012, but one thing we didn't manage to see was a new TV remote control design. According to Tech-On, the model you see above is the company's latest effort and will ship with an...
Samsung remote for smart TVs to feature touchpad, voice control

Windows Phone Makes Official Chinese Debut Today

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恭喜!Microsoft has officially launched Windows Phone in China today, and Microsoft marked the occasion with a little get-together local press could get a feel for their smartphone efforts. As mentioned before, the first new Windows Phone to hit China is the HTC Eternity (or Triumph, or Titan, as it was...
Windows Phone Makes Official Chinese Debut Today
Where we go from the top: hands-on with Samsung's Galaxy S 4

How Microsoft's tablet Touch Cover could change game controls

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The key to the Touch Cover's hidden potential as a new form of game control comes in its keyboard's little-noticed ability to differentiate between various levels of pressure being placed on each key. Microsoft's Panos Patay points out this feature about 41 minutes into the video of the tablet announcement,...
How Microsoft's tablet Touch Cover could change game controls
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