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Worldwide Smartphone Shipments To Cross One Billion This Year

Worldwide smartphone shipments are expected to surpass one billion units in 2013, representing 39.3% growth over 2012, says IDC. Despite a number of mature...

Lamborghini Launches Android Phone, More Mobile Products Coming

Starting December, we can own a Lamborghini model for a mere $4,000. The Italian luxury Group has launched a limited-edition smartphone, Antares, which will be...

Qualcomm Toq Smartwatch Available For $350 From December

The Qualcomm Toq smartwatch will be available to consumers on Cyber Monday, December 2, 2013. Qualcomm subsidiary, Qualcomm Connected Experiences, had unveiled the Qualcomm...

Google Buys FlexyCore

Google has acquired FlexyCore, a startup based in Rennes, France, for a reported $23.1 million. FlexyCore was founded by a former head of research and development for Texas Instruments, and makes software for mobile phones.

ZTE Launches The Ultra-Thin Grand S Unlocked Phones In US

ZTE  is launching the Grand S cell phones in the U.S. on Saturday. The 0.27 inch Grand S sports a 13 megapixel rear-facing camera,...

Nvidia Launches $199 Android Gaming Tablet, Tegra Note

Nvidia has unveiled the Tegra Note; a $199, 7-inch tablet running Android, that will be great for gaming, says the company. The Tegra Note is powered...

BlackBerry Messenger To Be Available On Android, IOS Starting Saturday

BlackBerry will begin rolling out BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) for Android and iPhone users, this Saturday, September 21. BBM will be available as a free...

Nokia Shows How To Use The Android KitKat (And Its Not Pretty)

Finnish giant Nokia just tweeted a picture of exactly how users ought to be using their Android KitKat phones (a Samsung model, in this case).

Qualcomm Launches The Toq Smartwatch

Qualcomm subsidiary, Qualcomm Connected Experiences, has released the Qualcomm Toq (pronounced 'talk') smartwatch. On the same day Samsung launched its smartwatch avatar, the Samsung...

Google Teams With Nestle To Launch Android 4.4 KitKat

Google has ended months of online speculation about the name of the latest version of its Android mobile operating system by revealing it will...

Amazon Launches Mobile Associates API For Kindle Fire, Android

Amazon has launched the Mobile Associates API for Kindle Fire and other Android devices. When using the new API, developers earn up to 6 per...

Chase Launches Card Reader For Accepting Payments Using Smartphone

Chase has launched a card reader for mobile devices, joining the ranks of Square, Intuit, VeriFone, and PayPal. Chase Checkout solutions, launched by Chase Paymentech, the payment...

LG Launches Flagship G2 Smartphone With Rear Buttons

LG unveiled its flagship smartphone, the LG G2 on Wednesday. The G2 is the first smartphone introduced under the company's new “G” series. LG...

Android, Windows Phone Gaining Traction

Despite beating Wall Street expectations in terms of shipment volumes, Apple's share in the worldwide smartphone operating system market posted a year-over-year decline during...

Tablet Sales Slow In Second Quarter: IDC

Worldwide tablet shipment growth slowed in the second quarter of 2013 (2Q13), according to preliminary data from the IDC worldwide quarterly tablet tracker. Worldwide tablet...