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Samsung Galaxy SIII Specs

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Samsung GALAXY S III Product Specifications  Network 2.5G (GSM/ GPRS/ EDGE): 850 / 900 / 1800 / 1900 MHz3G (HSPA+ 21Mbps): 850 / 900 / 1900 / 2100 MHz 4G (Dependent on market) Display 4.8 inch HD Super AMOLED (1280×720) display OS Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich) Camera Main(Rear): 8 Mega pixel Auto Focus camera with Flash &...
Samsung Galaxy SIII Specs

Here are the likely specs of AT&T's $99 HTC First with Facebook Home pre-installed

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At a press event on Thursday, Facebook introduced a custom launcher for Android called Facebook Home. The software will be pre-installed on certain handsets with the initial one being the HTC First, a device for AT&T’s LTE network that arrives in stores on April 12. As expected, it’s a mid-range...
Here are the likely specs of AT&T's $99 HTC First with Facebook Home pre-installed

Samsung announces new waterproof, ruggedized Galaxy Xcover 2

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We've still got about a month until MWC spills forth an untold number of unseen smartphones, but Samsung's announced something a little early. The Galaxy Xcover 2 is its new ruggedized smartphone, with GPS and GLONASS pitching it directly at the adventurers among us. It's water resistant in up...
Samsung announces new waterproof, ruggedized Galaxy Xcover 2

Galileo satellites now in space

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Europe's rival to GPS is stepping up its efforts to provide precise navigation, road transport management, search and rescue services and secure banking. Galileo already combines the most precise atomic clock ever flown for navigation -- accurate to 1 second in 3 million years -- with a powerful transmitter...
Galileo satellites now in space

EU's underwhelming GPS rival could be axed in new budget cuts

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The European Union is holding budget talks to decide how to spend €1 trillion ($1.35 trillion) over the next seven years. While that sentence may not sound exciting, it could mean the beginning of the end of Galileo, Europe's potential competitor to the Global Positioning System (GPS), and the...
EU's underwhelming GPS rival could be axed in new budget cuts

Qualcomm adds two new China-bound SoCs to its Snapdragon S4 lineup

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon S4 chips are flying off the shelves so fast these days that the company's had to enlist other manufacturing companies just to keep up with the demand. That's not keeping the San Diego-based firm from further expanding its entry-level quad-core lineup, however, as Qualcomm just unveiled the...
Qualcomm adds two new China-bound SoCs to its Snapdragon S4 lineup

Garmin GLO Portable GPS and GLONASS receiver hit the FCC, get torn down for good measure

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Hasty, no? Merely hours after being announced to the world, Garmin's GLO Portable GPS and GLONASS receiver have touched down in the FCC's database. Per usual, that's a fairly solid indicator that the devices will be available for sale on US shores within a few weeks, and if you're...
Garmin GLO Portable GPS and GLONASS receiver hit the FCC, get torn down for good measure

Mystery for the day: Who's buying ST-Ericsson's geolocation business

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In the course of breaking up, sometimes it’s simpler to shed shared assets. Ericsson and STMicroelectronics are in the process of doing just that – having already decided which partner gets what out of their cash-haemorrhaging joint venture, ST-Ericsson, the companies are now seeing what they can get for the...
Mystery for the day: Who's buying ST-Ericsson's geolocation business

Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 official: 1.6GHz Exynos 4 Quad, 1280 x 800 display, HSPA+ 21, Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2

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We knew another Note was coming. After all, Samsung Mobile head JK Shin confirmed the news back in January. But here at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, the tablet's finally been made official. If you haven't already inferred from its name, Samsung's latest S Pen entry boasts an 8-inch...
Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 official: 1.6GHz Exynos 4 Quad, 1280 x 800 display, HSPA+ 21, Android Jelly Bean 4.1.2

China's homegrown GPS mandated for use in commercial vehicles

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Store-bought clothes are the norm for most people, but there's always one kid at school whose parents insisted on hand-making everything they wore. In this labored metaphor, China's the overbearing matriarch, demanding its progeny adopt Beidou, its made-at-home GPS system to rival GPS, GLONASS and Galileo. The country's ministry...
China's homegrown GPS mandated for use in commercial vehicles

Samsung announces Galaxy Note 10.1 at MWC

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Samsung's announced another 10.1-inch tablet to join its burgeoning collection of slates. The Galaxy Note 10.1 is an S-Pen toting variant of the similarly sized-and-named Galaxy Tab. It's running Touchwiz-infused ICS on a 1.4GHz dual-core CPU with 1GB of RAM, but here's the answer to the question on everyone's...
Samsung announces Galaxy Note 10.1 at MWC

TI makes its radio chip smart. And that saves your battery.

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Texas Instruments today follows Broadcom by implementing a fat radio chip that can offer Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, FM radio, NFC and GPS, plus Russian satellite system Glonass, in one package. But what’s different about this chip is that it also has a controller that can manage some tasks usually handled by the...
TI makes its radio chip smart. And that saves your battery.

Samsung debuts Jelly Bean-powered Galaxy Xcover 2 for the outdoorsy type

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Samsung just unveiled a rugged smartphone for the outdoorsy type, dubbed the “Samsung Galaxy Xcover 2″. The company called it an “ideal smartphone for active explorers who are enjoying outdoor lifestyles and seeking a durable mobile device with essential smartphone capabilities,” because it is able to endure extreme outdoor conditions....
Samsung debuts Jelly Bean-powered Galaxy Xcover 2 for the outdoorsy type

Russian rocket explodes over Kazakhstan seconds after launch

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A Russian rocket has crashed seconds after launching from a spaceport in Kazakhstan. Local TV footage shows the rocket careening from side to side on its upward trajectory before breaking up and nosediving into the ground. The Proton-M rocket was carrying three navigation satellites to be used with Russia's...
Russian rocket explodes over Kazakhstan seconds after launch

Garmin GLO with GPS-GLONASS boosts mobile positioning

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Garmin has taken the wraps off its latest portable navigation device. The new Garmin GLO is designed to bring 'high-integrity GPS capability to mobile devices.' The device works with both iOS and Android devices and offers up to 20 percent faster position locks than just by using GPS technology alone.......
Garmin GLO with GPS-GLONASS boosts mobile positioning

China launches Beidou satellite GPS services across Asia-Pacific region

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China has launched commercial and public services of its Beidou satellite navigation system across the Asia-Pacific rim in earnest, after finishing trials it started last year. Civilians in the region as far as Australia were able to navigate using the satellites as of yesterday to a distance of 30...
China launches Beidou satellite GPS services across Asia-Pacific region

Samsung Galaxy S III mini radios get probed by FCC

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The Samsung Galaxy S III mini (aka the GT-i8190) may have a Napolean complex, carrying as it does the name of its bigger sibling while endowed with a garden-variety 4-inch, 800 x 480 screen and other downmarket specs. But that didn't stop the inevitable FCC rendezvous, where its array...
Samsung Galaxy S III mini radios get probed by FCC
TI announces WiLink 8.0 chips with integrated NFC and GLONASS
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