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GALAXY S 4 accessories pricing and release dates revealed

When Samsung took the stage that cold morning in New York City to announce their new flagship smartphone the GALAXY S 4, they had a lot more than just a phone to show us. Obviously it was all about the software and multiple S-app features, but they also have a slew of accessories coming too. Today we have what appears to be a full rundown of all the accessories, their prices, and even releases dates.

Samsung GALAXY S 4 accessory page goes live

Yesterday as we're sure you all know, Samsung announced their new GALAXY S 4 smartphone to take on the Android competition. Now today they've already posted up a microsite showing off all of the accessories for their new flagship smartphone - and they have plenty. While we won't get into screen sizes, the similar design or plastic, we will share all the accessory details below.

Samsung unveils the S View flip cover and S Band

Coming along with the GALAXY S4 announcement this evening, we also have word of accessories. Because really, what brand new flagship phone announcement would be complete without the accessories. And while we sort of say that in jest, Samsung did actually unveil some interesting products -- two of which included the S View flip cover and the S Band.

MakerBot Replicator 2 MWC demo shows custom case printing

It is a shame that this demo wasn't with anything running Android, however it is mobile related and it is rather cool technology. For those not familiar with the MakerBot Replicator, it is a desktop 3D printer that you can use to print out things like, well, cases for your smartphones. The MakerBot Replicator 2, which is the fourth generation is said to the "best desktop 3D printer on the market." The unfortunate part here, with a price tag of more than $2,000 this is not something the average home user is going to purchase, or even see.

LG hands-on with “world’s smallest wireless charger” and Optimus G Pro case

In addition to the smartphone announcements, LG has also made some smaller announcements. Of which, one is actually being touted as the "world's smallest." This one happens to be the LG WCP-300 Wireless Charger. Another item being shown off is the flip cover case for the Optimus G Pro handset. We recently spent a few minutes checking out each of these while on the show floor here at Mobile World Congress.

VEAbuddy cross-platform smartwatch announced

Recently we've been seeing waves and waves of what we're all calling smartwatches, and today we have a neat new option to share with you guys. While many of you might not be sold on the benefits of a smartwatch quite yet, the new VEAbuddy works across all major mobile platforms, and has a simple and easy to understand interface so we figured you'd like to check it out. Read on for more details and a quick video.

HTC Mini announced as a remote for your smartphone

Today we've learned that HTC is set to offer a new device called the HTC Mini with purchases of their impressive 5-inch HTC Butterfly smartphone. This isn't a smartwatch that will sync to your smartphone, instead it's basically a mini phone -- for your phone. The HTC Mini is an NFC-equipped remote control and handset that can do all sorts of things, and even make calls.