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  • Video: Samsung introduces new smartphones and tablets

    Samsung introduced a number of new products at Mobile World Congress this week. The Galaxy Note smartphone tablet hybrid got a big brother with a 10.1-inch screen. Like its smaller sibling it can be used with touch or a stylus that Samsung calls the S Pen. It has a 1.4 ghz dual core processor and runs Android 4.0.

  • 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: 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: 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 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: 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.

  • News: HTC Announces the One X, Its First Quad-Core Smartphone

    HTC kick-started Mobile World Congress 2012, the world’s largest mobile-devices trade show, on Sunday by showing three of its new Android smartphones: the HTC One X, the HTC One S, and the HTC One V. HTC has not yet announced pricing or launch dates for the phones.

  • News: Hands-On With HTC's Hot New Android Smartphones: Quad-Core One X and Siblings

    HTC unveiled its new One X, One S, and One V smartphones in Barcelona, Spain, today. I had the chance to preview this latest crop of HTC Android smartphones in an exclusive hands-on session last week.

  • News: Hands On: LG Optimus 4X HD Quad-core Phone

    The LG Optimus 4X HD is LG’s first foray into the quadcore world. The 4X HD is powered by an NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor, but that’s not its only highlight. It also has a 4.7-inch display with a 1,280-by-720 pixel resolution. And yes, that display is gorgeous. And yes, the phone's fast.

  • News: First Look at LG's New Smartphones, Including the Optimus 4X HD Quad-Core

    LG's new Android smartphones all feature big screens and multi-core chipsets. LG today unveiled the Optimus 4X HD, the company’s first quad-core phone, a slimmer Optimus 3D Max, and a 5-inch "phablet," the LG Vu--all at an event keyed to Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain. We got to use themm and here are our early impressions of each.

  • News: Sony Shows Off Two New Xperia Phones at Mobile World Congress

    In a packed ballroom next to Barcelona’s Olympic stadium, Sony kicked off Mobile World Congress with two new Android phones, the Xperia P and the Xperia U. At CES 2012, Sony Ericsson rebranded itself under the Sony brand. The new line of phones under the Sony brand is are called Xperia NXT. We saw the first Xperia NXT phone, the Xperia S, at CES.

  • News: Sony adds two new phones to Xperia NXT line

    Sony on Sunday introduced two Android new phones into its NXT series, following the first phone in the series that it launched at CES earlier this year.

  • News: Huawei releases quad-core smartphone with its own processor

    Huawei has launched the Ascend D Quad family, which has an in-house developed quad-core processor, as the Chinese network equipment company tries to become a competitor in the high-end smartphone space.

  • News: Samsung returns with a new projector phone

    Samsung has launched the Beam, an Android 2.3-based smartphone that comes with an integrated projector that can project a 50-inch high-definition image, the company said on Sunday.

  • News: Android On Call: Hospital Builds Custom Mobile App for Patient Data

    Palomar Pomerado Health in San Diego built its own Android app for accessing real-time patient information, with Cisco Cius tablets providing the added bonus of voice and video. And an iOS version is coming up, stat.

  • Opinion: Android: Coming Soon to a Desktop Near You?

    If ever there was a week to make plain the writing on the proverbial wall of the personal computing world, this week has been it.



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