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Foxconn eyes smart watches with wristband technology

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Manufacturing giant Foxconn Technology Group also wants to ride the upcoming wave of wearable tech, and has unveiled a wristband that can monitor a user's health and sync with a smartphone.When worn, the wristband can monitor a user's blood pressure, heart rate, and even diagnose the person's mood, said...
Foxconn eyes smart watches with wristband technology
More than half of U.S. smartphone owners use YouTube app

HTC struggles continue as it bleeds executives

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HTC's woes seem to have cut into its staff morale with a several senior executives said to be leaving the company, reports The Verge. HTC's Chief Product Officer Kouji Kodera left the Taiwanese smartphone maker last week, joining an exodus that has taken place over the past three months. Other...
HTC struggles continue as it bleeds executives

Supposed Apple 'iPhone 5S' components again hint at new gold color option

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Speculation that Apple's follow-up to the iPhone 5 is imminent got a boost on Monday, as new images of supposed components emerged, adding to the impression that Apple's production efforts for its next smartphone are already underway with brand new color options.    ...
Supposed Apple 'iPhone 5S' components again hint at new gold color option
MOBILE INSIGHTS: Android Is Beating iOS In U.S. Smartphone Sales

Nokia ditches Windows Phone with its latest device aimed at developing markets

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale While most of our attention in the mobile world is focused on smartphones, there’s a massive opportunity  for any company that can take over so-called developing markets, i.e. places where people are still mostly using relatively simple ”feature phones”. Taking...
Nokia ditches Windows Phone with its latest device aimed at developing markets
Google launches 'Google Keyboard' to bring Nexus touch typing experience to all Android 4.0+ devices

Android dominates Chinese market as it reaches 50% benchmark in OS installations: Kantar Worldpanel

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Google’s Android OS is dominating the Chinese smartphone market and is now installed on more than half of all devices in the country, according to research from Kantar Worldpanel. Across all smartphones in China, the Android mobile operating system hit a 51.4 percent market share in the first quarter of 2013, marking...
Android dominates Chinese market as it reaches 50% benchmark in OS installations: Kantar Worldpanel

Samsung Makes Space on Nokia's Turf

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After launching its latest smartphone in iPhone country, Samsung Electronics is making space for itself in Finland, Nokia's home market....
Samsung Makes Space on Nokia's Turf
Amazon's Kindle smartphone is coming! And it's 3-D! And we've heard this before! But this time it's true!
Windows 8.1 to include native Miracast wireless display support and internet sharing
Think Mobile Is Big Now? Here's Proof That It's Just Getting Started

T-Mobile Raises iPhone 5 Price

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T-Mobile quietly raised its price on Apple Inc.'s iPhone 5 by $50 Monday, after selling the device for a month, effectively ending a discount for the popular smartphone....
T-Mobile Raises iPhone 5 Price
Five Years Of Android: The Devices That Defined Google's Mobile OS

BlackBerry smartphone shipments rise but still posts $84 million loss for quarter

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After two quarters of meagre profits, BlackBerry has posted its Q1 2014 results (for the three-month period ending June 1st 2013), revealing an $84 million loss from $3.1 billion revenue. Compared to last quarter, when the Canadian manufacturer made $94 million from $2.7 billion revenue, the results are fairly...
BlackBerry smartphone shipments rise but still posts $84 million loss for quarter
Microsoft brings live TV to Xbox One with voice navigation

Briefly: Samsung updates NFC TecTiles, Field Trip museum tickets

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Samsung has released an updated version of its NFC tagging stickers that will work with the Galaxy S4. TecTiles 2 can be assigned individual on-device functions, like automatically updating Facebook and Twitter with a predefined status or muting all sounds, that are triggered when scanned by an NFC-enabled Samsung smartphone...
Briefly: Samsung updates NFC TecTiles, Field Trip museum tickets
My Teenage Son Does Not Know How To Mail A Letter - I Blame Technology
CHART: How Mobile Coupons Are Driving An Explosion In Mobile Commerce
Newt Gingrich is 'really puzzled' by cellphones that take pictures and needs your help

Lenovo hopes to sell smartphones in the US within a year

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While Lenovo is one of the fastest-rising smartphone makers today, many Americans wouldn't know it when the company has never officially sold handsets in the country. They might soon be well acquainted, according to CEO Yang Yuanqing: he wants Lenovo to be selling smartphones in the US within a...
Lenovo hopes to sell smartphones in the US within a year

Kwikset Kēvo transforms your smartphone into your smart key of the future

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This embed is invalid In what is a breakthrough move toward my dream of a fully automated home, UniKey has built a smart door lock like something delivered by someone from the future. We have all found ourselves with our hands full fumbling for the right key to our front...
Kwikset Kēvo transforms your smartphone into your smart key of the future

Flood of leaked images suggest Nokia EOS smartphone with huge PureView camera

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Images of an alleged Nokia EOS chassis have leaked from what appears to be a factory, lending some credence to previous rumors of a camera-centric handset from the Finnish outfit. Other shots from GSM Arena and a Twitter user called @ViziLeaks, (with exactly three tweets under that name) also...
Flood of leaked images suggest Nokia EOS smartphone with huge PureView camera
New startup Breather rents rooms on demand with a Zipcar-like model

Verizon And VMware Are Tackling A Mobile Device Problem Companies Have Struggled With For Years

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Lots of companies want to let their employees use personal devices for work purposes but aren't yet doing so. There are a ton of security and privacy concerns with such a move, especially if an employee loses their device. VMware and Verizon's enterprise group say they've got a solution for...
Verizon And VMware Are Tackling A Mobile Device Problem Companies Have Struggled With For Years

Stalk Your Favorite Subway Buskers With the Winner of the MTA's Transit Hackathon

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Build me some apps to distract from the fact I’ve missed the train, again. (Photo: flickr.com/anniemole) Your smartphone is useful for more than Bejeweled now that there’s Wifi in many stations, and the MTA is trying to use that connectivity to make your commute better. (Just don’t ask when your...
Stalk Your Favorite Subway Buskers With the Winner of the MTA's Transit Hackathon
Now Google Wants To Kill The Mobile Web (Good Riddance)
FCC sets the stage to make in-flight Wi-Fi ridiculously fast

BlackBerry Q10 Coming to T-Mobile June 5

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T-Mobile announced today that the physical keyboard-packing BlackBerry Q10 will be available in stores and online starting June 5. The cost is $100 down, with 24 equal monthly payments of $20 with the carrier’s Simple Choice Plan. The smartphone features a 3.1-inch touchscreen, 4G LTE support and HD voice capabilities,...
BlackBerry Q10 Coming to T-Mobile June 5

Intel's Silvermont revealed: After a five-year snooze, Intel is finally ready to crush ARM

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Today, Intel has unveiled its next-generation Atom CPU core. Called Silvermont, this 22nm CPU will power the Merrifield (smartphone) and Bay Trail (tablet) SoCs. With the PC market waning, and investors flocking to competitors with proven mobile designs, Silvermont is a very, very big deal for Intel. Is a fast...
Intel's Silvermont revealed: After a five-year snooze, Intel is finally ready to crush ARM
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