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  • News: Apple Wins Key Victory in Motorola Patent War

    A German court has ruled in favor of Apple and dealt a crucial blow to Motorola Mobility in the ongoing patent battle between the two. The Karlsruhe Higher Regional Court decided today that Motorola Mobility can no longer enforce its standard-essential patent injunction against Apple in Germany during the ongoing appeal.

  • News: Opera Sings New Song for Android, Apple

    Browser maker Opera, which has only a small fraction of the market but is trying to boost its position in the mobile area through innovation, has released new versions of it mobile app for the Android, Symbian and iOS platforms.

  • News: MWC: New software virtualizes multiple Android instances on smartphone

    A new virtualization technique lets users create two separate Android "spaces" on their smartphone or tablet, one for personal use and a kind of walled garden for work use. The beta software, from Cellrox, is being demonstrated this week at Mobile World Congress 2012 in Barcelona, Spain.

  • News: iPad 3 shipments heading to US?

    Foxconn is preparing to ship the first iPad 3 units to the US, it has been reported.

  • News: Huawei Ascend D Phone: Hands On

    After introducing what it called the world's slimmest phone at the 2012 CES in January, just one month later at Mobile World Congress here Huawei announced the Ascend D quad and quad XL phones, which the company bills as the “world's fastest.” Whether these units are indeed the absolute fastest is a claim we can't vet just yet, but after getting some hands-on time, we'll confirm at least that this model feels snappy in use.

  • News: Hands On With Huawei's MediaPad 10 FHD

    The much-rumored Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD got a soft launch at about the same time the company was announcing its Ascend D series of smartphones. Huawei plans to officially unveil the tablet on Monday, the first official day of Mobile World Congress here in Barcelona, but managed to get some hands-on time and details ahead of schedule.

  • News: Nokia unveils 41-megapixel imaging sensor technology

    The most spectacular part of Nokia's presentation Sunday at Mobile World Congress was the unveiling of new a super imaging system, a sensor -- developed with Toshiba and other Nokia partners, coupled with Carl Zeiss optics -- that can capture 41 megapixels.

  • News: Samsung Shows Off Galaxy Tab 2 Series

    The Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 series of tablets will be on display in Barcelona starting Monday, the first day of Mobile World Congress. News of the 7-inch model came a couple of weeks back; now, Samsung confirms that the 10.1-inch Tab will get a facelift as well. Both tablets will ship in the UK starting in March, followed by other parts of the globe. The new Galaxy Tab 2s come with Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich; they will be the first tablets from Samsung to ship with Ice Cream Sandwich on-board.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 First Look

    The Galaxy Note 10.1, announced Monday at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, is the second entry in the company's pen- and touch-capable Galaxy Note line. Now that it's here in a full-size tablet with a 10.1-inch screen, the Note seems set to shine in a size and design that makes more sense than the 5-inch phone that Samsung inaugurated the line with two months ago. We had a sneak peak and got to see the tablet in-action--and had just enough time with it to form some initial impressions.

  • News: Samsung Announces The Galaxy S 4.2 Media Player

    It looks like Samsung is taking another swing at the media player market. Today, the company announced its latest Android powered media player, the Galaxy S Wi-Fi 4.2. A follow up to the 4.0 and 5.0, the Galaxy S 4.2 is essentially and Android phone without the phone.

  • News: Android Market Hits 450K Apps, Challengers Abound

    Google's Android Market is nipping at the heels of Apple's iOS App Store in terms of number of offerings.

  • News: Dolby Moves From Smartphone Audio Into Smartphone Camera Technology

    Dolby is getting into the smartphone camera game with a new mobile imaging technology, announced today at Mobile World Congress. The new technology enables High Dynamic Range images to be saved in JPEG-HDR, which preserves the high contrast effect better than saving them as JPEGs.

  • News: Fixmo will block corporate apps on compromised mobiles

    Fixmo, a company that started out developing tools for the U.S. National Security Agency, is offering a new product that will automatically shut down corporate applications on compromised iOS and Android devices.

  • News: Asus announces Padfone, three tablets at MWC

    Asus launched its anticipated PadFone and Transformer Pad tablet line-up at Mobile World Congress on Monday.

  • News: ZTE Reveals Ambitious Line-Up: Quadcore Tablets and Phones Galore

    ZTE revealed its "New Era" for smartphones and tablets in 2012 at its press conference at Mobile World Congress today. ZTE has ambitious plans to release quad-core and LTE devices on top of maintaining its foothold in the mid-tier and inexpensive smartphone markets.

  • News: ZTE's expands Windows Phone family with low-end smartphone

    ZTE continues to push Windows Phone with the launch of the Orbit, a cheaper phone that aims to expand the market for Microsoft's smartphone OS.

  • News: ZTE launches quad-core smartphone and tablet

    ZTE has put quad-core processors in a smartphone, the Era, and a tablet, the PF100, which were among a plethora of new Android-based smartphones and tablets it launched at Mobile World Congress on Monday.

  • News: Samsung adds 10-inch Note to its tablet portfolio

    Samsung Electronics has expanded its portfolio of tablets with the 10-inch Galaxy Note 10.1, as the company tries to differentiate itself from the barrage of other Android-based products by allowing users to write on the screen using a digital pen, the company said on Monday at Mobile World Congress.

  • News: SAP, Symantec upgrade mobile device tools

    Mobile Device Management software got a boost from rivals SAP and Symantec who separately announced improvements to their management tools at Mobile Work Congress.

  • News: Orange to release Intel-based Santa Clara smartphone

    Mobile operator Orange has joined the companies backing Intel's move into smartphones, and will start to ship the Android-based "Santa Clara" during the summer, it said on Monday.



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