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Oppo held the crown briefly when the 4.85mm-thick R5 shipped, but then Vivo came along with the 4.75mm-thick X5Max. Excerpt from:  The Vivo X5Max is the world’s thinnest smartphone at 4.75mm  Read More →

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RIM pays up for Nokia patent license, lawsuits dropped

RIM has agreed to re-license patents from Nokia, putting an end to several lawsuits between the two companies. Nokia had sued both RIM and HTC in Germany back in May, and then struck RIM on its home turf in Canada just last month. There was also a breach... 

Android Christmas video teases docks for Nexus 7 and Nexus

If you have $200 to spend and you want an Android tablet, you can’t do better than a Nexus 7. Even so, the tablet is a little short on one area: accessories from the manufacturer. One accessory, the long teased audio dock for the tablet, has shown... 

Should we stop separating smartphones, tablets, and PCs?

Over the last few years the we way interact with technology has changed tremendously. Because of this shift, which largely based around the rise of mobile, it’s time to reexamine how to look at categories of electronics. For years we have separated... 

Get your ‘Halo 4′ chess app before Apple pulls it

One of the big features to Apple’s App Store is the vetting process that each developer must go through in order for their software to be made available. With so many apps getting rejected every day, you have to stop and wonder just what lengths... 

Google dangles free QuickOffice for iPad ahead of Microsof

Google is putting its QuickOffice acquisition to good use, announcing that its Apps for Business customers (those with an iPad, anyway) are entitled to a free download of the revamped mobile productivity suite. Apart from a much cleaner interface, the... 

What we know about Redbox Instant

Just when you though the video rental experience was headed toward extinction, Redbox showed up all over the US with a new format that worked — conveniently placed, in-store kiosks. Through their new partnership with Verizon, Redbox is looking... 

FreedomPop, a nearly free home broadband and mobile hotspo

While some of us feel the need to be constantly tethered to the fastest data connection possible, and are fully willing to pay for the privilege, others are quite happy to settle for an affordable chunk of data when they need it. FreedomPop is creating... 

$280 iphone launches in Brazil and it runs Android

Want an iPhone, but wish it was powered by Android instead of iOS and that it didn’t cost $600 to buy outright? Head down to Brazil, where the brand-new iphone is now on sale for around $280. Not only is this iphone much cheaper, but it’s... 

Nokia may be working on a 10-inch Windows RT tablet

Nokia is already firmly entrenched in Windows Phone 8, and rumors are swirling once again that the company is getting ready to launch a 10-inch Windows RT tablet. There were rumblings last spring, too, saying that Nokia was working on some sort of Windows... 

Samsung Galaxy Grand

Big screen phones are usually very expensive, but the Samsung Galaxy Grand tried to offer a big screen on the cheap. Is it a compromise too far for consumers? See original here: Samsung Galaxy Grand  Read More →

Samsung Galaxy Grand: a 5-inch mid-range Android smartphon

Meet the Samsung Galaxy Grand, the latest Android phone to stomp its way onto the mobile scene with a massive 5-inch display. Unlike the HTC Droid DNA, Oppo Find 5, ZTE Nubia Z5, and Sony Xperia Yuga, this is no quad-core 1080p hero device. The Galaxy... 

How to export your Instagram photos and delete your accoun

Back in April, Facebook acquired Instagram, everyone’s favorite square photo sharing app. Eight months later, Facebook has updated Instagram’s terms of service and privacy policy, and those who actually read those kinds of things were greeted... 

HTC M7 leaked as the 2013 heir to the One X throne

HTC is nearly ready to unveil a new flagship Android device: the HTC M7, which will pick up where the venerable One X (and One X+) left off. And just like the One X (pictured above) did when it first launched, the M7 features a hardware spec sheet that’s... 

Something rotten in Denmark: The price of the Nexus 4 doub

One of the more appealing features to the Nexus 4 its price. If you order the phone from the Google Play Store, you can get a top-of-the-line smartphone for nor much more than most people pay for a subsidized phone with a 2-year contract. In Denmark,... 

2012 Phones Wallchart

As 2012 draws to a close, we begin our annual wrap-up with a look at all the devices that we covered during 2012, in our 2012 Phones Wallchart. More: 2012 Phones Wallchart  Read More →