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Acer Liquid S1 unveiled as a 5.7-inch phablet

Acer has officially announced the Liquid S1, a device they are touting as a phablet. This marks the first such device for Acer and it will arrive sporting a 5.7-inch 1280 x 720 display and running Android 4.2 Jelly Bean. Acer is pushing the Liquid S1 as being the "new travel companion for professionals and adventurers alike" and that statement appears to be coming by way of some pre-loaded applications.

Verizon HTC One tipped for late June by analyst

The talk and rumors around Verizon getting their own version of the HTC One flagship smartphone haven't slowed down one bit. In fact, we keep hearing little bits of information all leading us to believe an announcement is coming any minute now from Verizon and HTC. Today some analyst reports from Taiwan clearly point towards a late June release from Verizon.

HTC One phablet codenamed T6 in the works

The term 'phablet' isn't one we like to throw around, but according to some recent details and leaks that is exactly what the folks from HTC have planned. After initially stating the HTC One would be their only flagship for 2013, new reports have reportedly confirmed a 5-inch or bigger smartphone is coming soon.

AT&T LG Optimus G Pro Review

Last year LG released an impressive smartphone in the LG Optimus G. So decent in fact, that Google decided to use many aspects of the device and collaborated with LG on their own flagship smartphone for Android 4.2 Jelly Bean, the LG Nexus 4. Now less than a year later we have the new and improved, in every aspect, LG Optimus G Pro on the AC test bench. With a 5.5-inch 1080p screen that matches the Note II as well as specs and a price that matches the smaller GALAXY S 4, read on to see what it's all about.

Verizon Galaxy Note II Android 4.1.2 update detailed

Verizon Wireless has detailed the latest Galaxy Note II software update. This update will bring the device up to Android 4.1.2, which brings with it "several" security related patches. The changelog is on the long side and details several device enhancements as well as application improvements and even the removal of a previously pre-installed app.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 tipped to arrive with 8 core CPU and 8 core GPU

The Galaxy Note 3 rumors appear to be heating up once again. Yesterday brought what was originally thought to be an in-the-wild style image of the handset. Unfortunately, that device was later proven to be a Galaxy Note clone. Perhaps nicer though, earlier this morning brought mention of Samsung having three separate prototypes in testing. We haven't seen much more than the basics on that, however it is now looking like the Galaxy Note 3 is going to be a real powerhouse.

Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 get official

It's only been a couple of days since the specifications for the new Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 and 5.8 devices leaked. Today Samsung has made both of those big-screen devices official with full specifications and all the details we want to know. As the names suggest, the screen sizes are 6.3-inches and 5.8-inches.