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Sony’s PlayStation Vita sells more than 1.2M units worldwide

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Sony said today that its PlayStation Vita gaming handheld has sold more than 1.2 million units worldwide. The Vita went on sale last week in the U.S. and Europe, and it has been on sale since December in Japan. The Vita crossed that sales number on Feb. 22, the day...
Sony’s PlayStation Vita sells more than 1.2M units worldwide

10 open source projects to watch this year

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Open source software projects may not typically have the marketing budgets necessary to match launch events like the one Microsoft just held for Office 2013, but that doesn't mean their products are any less valuable. Canonical surely came close in terms of hype with its Ubuntu phone announcement just...
10 open source projects to watch this year

4 Keys To Succes For RIM's BlackBerry 10

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If Research In Motion is going to set the world on fire, the match needs to be lit on Wednesday. BlackBerry 10, RIM's much-anticipated next-generation mobile operating system, is set to be unveiled at several launch events around the world on January 30, 2013, including the featured keynote at Pier...
4 Keys To Succes For RIM's BlackBerry 10

HTC launches new 8X and 8S Windows Phone 8 handsets to take on Nokia's updated Lumia range

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As Microsoft gears up to officially launch its Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 platforms in late October, smartphone makers have been scheduling launch events to show off their new handsets running the latest incarnation of the smartphone OS. We’ve already seen Samsung introduce its new Ativ S, and Nokia...
HTC launches new 8X and 8S Windows Phone 8 handsets to take on Nokia's updated Lumia range
Master Chief returns: Halo 4 launches tonight with midnight event

Are the iPhone queues for the fans or the publicity?

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Apple launch events have turned into a honeypot for companies looking to get some free publicity, and the Australian launch of the iPhone 5 is no exception....
Are the iPhone queues for the fans or the publicity?

iPhone 4S Launches on China Telecom with 200,000 Pre-Orders

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In line with its previous announcement, China Telecom today launched the iPhone 4S, becoming the second carrier in the country to officially offer the iPhone for sale. With its 129 million mobile subscribers, China Telecom is a major new addition for Apple and the largest carrier to offer the iPhone...
iPhone 4S Launches on China Telecom with 200,000 Pre-Orders

RIM confirms BlackBerry 10 SDK will be finalised by December 11, ahead of February device launches

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Research In Motion (RIM) today announced two important dates for BlackBerry app developers. First off, the BlackBerry 10 SDK is getting an update before the end of the month, on November 29, and more importantly, the Gold SDK is being released before the end of the year, on December 11....
RIM confirms BlackBerry 10 SDK will be finalised by December 11, ahead of February device launches
Live from HTC's New York and London launch events
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Tim Cook speaks to Bloomberg Businessweek about Apple, his personal life, and his first year as CEO

As smartphones get bigger, could Android's user base get smaller?

gigaom.com
I’m on record for the past two years saying that larger screened smartphones are what many people want. I saw the light in late 2010 when I tried my first 7-inch tablet. Yes a tablet is very different from a phone, but I still see much convergence and opportunity here....
As smartphones get bigger, could Android's user base get smaller?
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The iPhone 5 launches in Korea, Samsung's home turf, as Apple's fastest global rollout continues

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Apple’s iPhone has launched in South Korea, the home of its chief rival Samsung, bringing the total number of countries that it is available in to 48, as its fastest global rollout continues. It’s too early for sales figures, but the Chosun Ilbo reports that operators SK Telecom and KT held...
The iPhone 5 launches in Korea, Samsung's home turf, as Apple's fastest global rollout continues

BlackBerry 10 arrives January 30, according to RIM

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Research in Motion said on Monday that it will launch BlackBerry 10, the company's mobile operating system refresh, on January 30, 2013. At launch events in multiple countries, RIM will demonstrate the final version of BB10 and announce availability for the first two handsets designed for BB10. It's not...
BlackBerry 10 arrives January 30, according to RIM
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Samsung Galaxy S III review

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More Info Samsung Galaxy S III is official: 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display, quad-core Exynos processor and gesture functions Samsung Galaxy S III preview: hands-on with the next Android superphone (video) Samsung Galaxy S III software impressions (video) It's a strange feeling, receiving such a keenly anticipated phone to...
Samsung Galaxy S III review

iPad 3 launch expected next week

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Apple has sent journalists invitations to an event that falls close to the 2 March anniversary of launch of the iPad 2Apple is expected to launch the third version of the iPad next Wednesday after sending out invitations accompanied by an image of what looks like an iPad touchscreen.The company,...
iPad 3 launch expected next week
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Why buy an iPhone 5? Because you're caught in Apple's world | Benjamin Cohen

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The iPhone 5 is far from revolutionary, but millions of people have realised they're now committed to Apple's ecosystemA few days after I left my job as the technology correspondent for Channel 4 News, I spent time advising a major mobile phone manufacturer. The collection of marketing executives I sat...
Why buy an iPhone 5? Because you're caught in Apple's world | Benjamin Cohen

Motorola's Droid RAZR M 4G LTE Gets Detailed Ahead Of Official Unveiling

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In case you hadn’t heard yet, next week is going to be a busy one for gadget fiends — Amazon’s got something brewing on the 6th, while Nokia and Motorola will be duking it for eyeballs since both have launch events scheduled for the 5th. Rumor has it that both...
Motorola's Droid RAZR M 4G LTE Gets Detailed Ahead Of Official Unveiling

BlackBerry Curve 9315 to reach T-Mobile January 23rd

www.electronista.com
Research In Motion has revealed a new budget-level BlackBerry smartphone in its range, running the BlackBerry 7.1 operating system. The Curve 9315 will roll out later this month on January 23rd for T-Mobile in the United States, a week ahead of the phone manufacturer's BlackBerry 10 launch events.......
BlackBerry Curve 9315 to reach T-Mobile January 23rd
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PHOTOS: Steve Downes, Jen Taylor and hundreds of fans help celebrate Seattle's Halo 4 launch

The world goes bananas for Halo 4 at launch events

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Halo 4 started selling tonight around the world, and everybody went bananas. OK, maybe that’s a bit of an exaggeration. At least these people in this video (at the bottom of the post) from Microsoft went crazy about the game in London. As sales reports come in, we’ll see...
The world goes bananas for Halo 4 at launch events

Liveblogging MWC: here's when to catch the show's biggest launch events

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Can't make it to Barcelona for this year's Mobile World Congress? Don't worry -- we've got you covered. We'll be typing and snapping away quite a bit over the next few days, beginning with Huawei's event tomorrow morning. Then, we'll be heading to Mozilla to learn more about Firefox...
Liveblogging MWC: here's when to catch the show's biggest launch events

Resellers to open iPhone 5 sales in India today, despite no official word from Apple itself

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Apple has inked deals with new distributors in India to help it sell its iPhone 5, and it looks like they’re going into effect, as resellers have announced they will begin selling the handset today, The Times of India reports. Authorized resellers, presumably stocked by Apple’s new partners Ingram Micro...
Resellers to open iPhone 5 sales in India today, despite no official word from Apple itself

HTC posts video of its One unveiling event, get your UltraPixels here

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HTC fans who couldn't get into the company's launch events for the One (which is most of them, if we're honest) don't have to just imagine what it was like. The company has posted both a full-length stream of its main event in London as well as an abridged,...
HTC posts video of its One unveiling event, get your UltraPixels here

Apple, That iPad Will not be Getting 72 Mb/s LTE Speeds

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When Apple executives rolled out the new iPad yesterday, there was a lot of hyperbole and cheerleading on stage. Hey, these things happen, it is a launch event for one of the year's biggest products, after all. Yet, those with a critical eye noted something peculiar with Apple's announcement of...
Apple, That iPad Will not be Getting 72 Mb/s LTE Speeds

RIM puts rebranded BlackBerry World storefront online

www.electronista.com
Research in Motion has put its new BlackBerry World storefront online. The phone manufacturer's online store now stocks a number of apps, music, and videos for purchase and download, ahead of the company's global launch events for its BlackBerry 10 mobile operating system and, most likely, new BlackBerry smartphones.......
RIM puts rebranded BlackBerry World storefront online
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