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Case-Mate Style Box trial program launched

Ever experienced that moment when you saw a beautiful smartphone accessory online but wasn't sure if it would actually look good in reality? Case-Mate is apparently quite familiar with the situation, enough to start its Style Box risk-free trial program that will let customers try out their wares and return those that they don't like.

Apple A7 and M7 CPUs come to contextually compute: Motorola X8 on watch

With smartphones these days we've been seeing a trend of faster processors with more cores. Things like 2.3 GHz quad-core Snapdragon 800's to Samsung's 8-core CPU and more. Do we really need all of that on a smartphone in our pocket? A few manufactures don't think so. Motorola last month unveiled their new Moto X and DROID lineup with a dual-core (8 chip) X8 computing system, and now it appears Apple has something similar with their new iPhone 5S.

Would a free iPhone 6 kill Android?

This week the rumor of a "free" iPhone release has once again been rumbling in the technology news world, complete with talk that such a (subsidized) product revealed by Apple would take a heavy toll on Android-based device sales. As a user of both Android devices and the iPhone 5, I can't say that a device like this handset (modified for its re-release) wouldn't be a massive temptation for prospective phone buyers around the world. Especially with the notion of multiple colored-cases and an even lighter and thinner unit than ever before.

HTC One vs the Android and iOS competition

Now that the HTC One is finally here full of aluminum edges, an HD screen, and ultrapixel camera features how does the device stack up against the rest? Based on what we're seeing today the new HTC One is certainly ready to handle its own vs the competition. Whether that be the Galaxy Note II, the Nexus 4, or even the upcoming Galaxy S IV and iPhone 5s. Read on for more details and several pictures.

Chitika: Galaxy S III and iPhone 5 web traffic nearing a 50/50 split

At this point most realize that Android and iOS are the dominant players in the mobile world. Looking at bit more specific and in terms of Android and popularity, we are often talking about Samsung. And not only Samsung, but the Galaxy S III. In this case, Chitika, the online advertising network recently took a closer look at the amount of web traffic that was being generated between the Galaxy S III and the iPhone 5.

Samsung Galaxy Note II tops iPhone 5 in US smartphone survey

Coming by way of a recent OnDevice Research survey, it looks like the Galaxy Note II has bested the iPhone 5 in terms of user satisfaction. And while it is interesting to see the phone that may complain about being big and clunky top the iPhone, we should point out that the fact that it was a close victory. If that wasn't enough for Android fans though, the Galaxy Note II was in fourth with the iPhone 5 in fifth, which really just goes to show that there are still three other devices to discuss.

iPhone 5 cuts into Android market share in US and UK, Android still on top

September 30 marked the end of Q3 2012 for a lot of companies, but it also marked the end of the quarter for a lot of analytics firms as well. One of these firms is Kantar Worldpanel ComTech, and today it delivered its report on the smartphone market as its stands at the end of Q3. It seems that Android has a worthy competitor in the iPhone 5, and even though there isn't a threat of Android losing its massive market share lead anytime soon, Apple's newest handset did manage to put a dent in Android's growth in the US and UK.
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