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  • HTC Explorer delivers Android on a budget

    HTC has announced its latest Android smartphone, the HTC Explorer, targeted at entry-level users hoping to step up from their featurephone. Replacing the altogether underwhelming HTC Smart, only with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and

    September 29, 2011 • Views: 1029

  • Huawei Honor official: 1.4GHz 4-inch Android on a budget

    We’ve known the Huawei Honor (aka Glory) was going to be impressive from the early spec suggestions, but the company’s latest Android phone has been made official and it could well shine. Packing a 1.4GHz single-core

    September 26, 2011 • Views: 1303

  • Samsung’s Galaxy Note due November claims retailer

    Samsung’s Galaxy Note smartphone-tablet-hybrid has been pencilled in for a late November release, for the UK at least. According to retailer Clove, the first Galaxy Note stock will come in midway through Q4, with retail

    September 21, 2011 • Views: 977

  • HTC outs Raider 4G with LTE and 1.5GHz dual-core

    HTC has launched a new LTE smartphone, the HTC Raider 4G, though so far the Android handset is only announced for South Korea. Pairing the 1.5GHz dual-core processor from the Sensation XE with a 4.5-inch qHD IPS display, 1GB of

    September 21, 2011 • Views: 1828

  • TouchPad Android port continues: H/W acceleration, more [Video]

    Work on the HP TouchPad Android port continues, with the Cyanogenmod team releasing a new video demonstrating its latest milestone. Both of the TouchPad’s 1.5GHz cores can now be used, all of the sound issues have been

    September 20, 2011 • Views: 539

  • Samsung Galaxy Tab 8.9 WiFi gets official US listing/price

    Samsung US has officially priced the Galaxy Tab 8.9 WiFi tablet, with the 8.9-inch Honeycomb slate being available from $469 and said to be “coming soon.” Both 16GB and 32GB versions of the tablet are listed, priced

    September 19, 2011 • Views: 662

  • Motorola’s 7-inch XOOM caught in wild

    An image of what appears to be Motorola’s 7-inch version of the XOOM has leaked, presumably the same compact tablet CEO Sanjay Jha promised was in the pipeline earlier this year. No specifications in the image sent to This

    September 19, 2011 • Views: 541

  • Pantech Breakout brings $100 LTE to Verizon

    Pantech’s budget 4G LTE smartphone, the Breakout, has been officially announced for Verizon, where it will go on sale come September 22. Priced at $99.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate and assuming a new, two-year agreement,

    September 19, 2011 • Views: 235

  • LG Optimus Q2 revealed: Super-bright QWERTY slider

    LG has unveiled its latest Android smartphone, the LG Optimus Q2, a QWERTY-toting slider with a 4-inch WVGA IPS display and a 5-megapixel camera. Running a 1.2GHz processor, the Optimus Q2’s real draw is the display, which

    September 19, 2011 • Views: 496

  • HTC October 6 event could deliver Euro HTC Vigor

    The HTC Vigor could make its official debut in early October, with the news that HTC UK is sending out invites for a “press conference and party” on October 6. While the company has told us it cannot confirm details

    September 19, 2011 • Views: 336