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Nokia Lumia 625 now available in the UK

Nokia today announced the UK availability of the Nokia Lumia 625 smartphone offering affordable 4G connectivity through a large 4.7” screen for a leading entertainment experience. The key features of the Nokia Lumia 625 include: Choice of 5 semi-transparent changeable shells – available in orange, bright green, yellow, white and black A …

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ZTE Firefox OS smartphone to hit US and UK eBay

ZTE will be selling their new Firefox OS smartphone soon via Ebay stores in America and the United Kingdom. The smartphone will mean that consumers can buy an affordable smartphone based completely on open Web standards. The phone ships unlocked and will cost £59.99 in the UK and $79.99 in …

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Blackberry struggles to find a strategy – up for sale

You can tell when a company becomes hopelessly lost. Things it once took for granted, like leadership and innovation, become nervous half-choices and an urge to copy answers from the kid you’re sitting next to. Blackberry had it all, but those days are long gone. What next for the old …

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Vietnamese BlackBerry Z30 video leaks

A five minute video is the latest in a series of leaks of the upcoming BlackBerry flagship model to hit the web. This particular video is in Vietnamese. [yframe url=’http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rX62bqi9sWI’] The new smartphone, originally called the Blackberry A10 is said to rest at the top of the mobile phone range. …

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New iPhones will be called 5S and 5C say Macotakara

A Japanese website say they have confirmation that Apple will be calling their new iPhone the iPhone 5S, and that Apple’s rumoured low cost iPhone will be known as the iPhone 5C. Macotakara are saying they know ‘sources in Asia’ have confirmed the names are correct. The ‘C’ moniker is …

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New iPhone may be released within a month

The latest news from AllThingsD would suggest that Apple may introduce the follow up to the iPhone 5 at a special event held on September 10th. This is almost a full year after Apple introduced the iPhone 5 at a media event in San Francisco’s Yerba Buena Arts Center on …

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Asus will make next Google Nexus 10

Asus were the manufacturer of the original Nexus 7, and the redesigned model which was released earlier this year however Samsung were responsible for the bigger Nexus 10 model. Asus bid for manufacturing of the new model, and they won, aiming to release the Nexus 10 in time for Christmas …

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LG G2 specs and price detailed

Many people are waiting on the new G2 phone from LG. At their event in New York the company highlighted the features of the watch, calling the G2 ‘The most ambitious phone in history’. Key features of the LG G2 are a new edge to edge display (‘near zero bezel’), …

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LG Announces G2 Smartphone

LG has officially announced its new flagship smartphone, the G2. The flagship device will run Android 4.2.2 at launch. The South Korean company’s flagship device will feature a 5.2″ 1080P screen that provides over 400 pixels-per-inch (PPI) and an IPS panel. Hardware powering the device includes Qualcomm’s 2.26GHz, quad-core Snapdragon …

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Vodafone to Launch 4G Service on August 29th

Vodafone has announced that its 4G services will start rolling out on August 29th to London customers, and by the year’s end to twelve other cities. The move sees Vodafone’s roll-out date coinciding with that set by competitor O2. But the British telecommunications giant could be hoping to install its …

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HTC encounters serious supply problems with One Mini

Successful companies know how to build momentum. They inject interest into the market and motivate us to buy product that is available on the shelves. Mis-timing a launch is an expensive business, because you will have shot your powder too early and have no ‘bang’ left when the product finally …

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O2 to launch 4G services in August

At present, you only have one choice if you want to experience 4G speeds on your mobile – Everything Everywhere.  While many shops around the country will happily sell you a 4G enabled device on a 4G plan, coverage is still fairly limited and only covers the largest towns and …

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Researchers create malicious charger for Apple devices

Researchers from Georgia Tech’s Information Security Center (GTISC) say they have managed to get a malware ridden application through Apple’s inspection procedure and have also discussed their concerns about ‘malicious chargers’ for the iPhone. The team have documented their research online and say their application “rearranges its own code to …

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Orsto Plus+ smartwatch has smartphone functionality

While the world waits for smartwatch products from Google, Apple and Microsoft there are models already in the field from smaller, sometimes unknown companies. One of the latest to hit crowdfunding, is the Orsto Plus+. Orsto are a UK based team who say the Plus+ is the first smartwatch to …

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Apple iOS 7 3D Maps to dominate ?

Apple oriented website AppleInsider have published an article showing how Apple Maps will look in the upcoming iOS7 operating system. They say that the new mapping system will have a full screen mode which focuses on how easy the new Apple 3D Flyover imagery is to navigate. Appleinsider say that …

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Microsoft losing money over Surface tablet

The Microsoft Surface tablet has not been the big money maker that Microsoft had hoped. The device has earned the company less in revenue than it paid to write down unsold stocks. The company have said in their regulatory filing with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission that the Surface …

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iPad shipments may drop to less than 12 million in Q3

Apple’s iPad shipments are predicted to drop to less than 12 million units in Q3 this year, from 14.6 million in Q2. The drop is expected because Apple customers will be waiting on the iPad and iPad Mini refresh. Sources from the retail channel are predicting this decline. Apple’s iPad …

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