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AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini has improved processor, battery

A new report shows that the AT&T Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini sports a different set of specifications compared to the international variant. Sam Mobile notes that the device that AT&T is selling has the 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon Play MSM8930 on board as well as a 2000mAh battery. For comparison, the variant that was launched late last

Samsung Galaxy Note II Reportedly To Not Have Multi-Window Feature

One of the most marketed and awesome features in the Galaxy Note 2 is its amazing ability to run multiple applications in a type of split-screen mode. The feature is known as “multi-window,” and was reported that it wasn’t ready for its prime-time at the IFA convention in Berlin, Germany. That aside, it was showcased

Barnes and Noble Brings Nook Products to the UK

One of the most popular book retailers, Barnes and Noble, has announced today that it will be bring its line of Nook products to the United Kingdom along with all of its digital content. The e-Ink based Nook Simple Touch and Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight will be the first two Nook products to initially

China To Pass U.S. In Smartphone Sales This Month

With China’s gigantic population and advancement in technology it’s no wonder that they’ve become the fastest growing smartphone market. Flurry has released new data that says there are currently 109 million smartphone users in China with 122 million that have the means to buy one.  The U.S. had held the title of largest smartphone market

Samsung Introduces SMS Billing For Apps In South Africa

One of the great things about Android is how it’s becoming a relevant player in emerging markets. Gone are the days where folks in rural countries, globally, can’t get smartphones. In fact, in emerging markets, smartphones are quickly becoming the goto way to get access to the internet, email and social networking, over the use

Samsung Releases Galaxy R One Letter Down From S In UK

Samsung has released a slightly watered down version of the Samsung Galaxy S II called the Samsung Galaxy R in the UK. We say watered down because that’s exactly what you get. The Samsung Galaxy R ditches the superAMOLED Plus screen in exchange for a SC-LCD touchscreen. It calms the processor down to a 1.2ghz

iOS 5 For Japan Will Have Earthquake Warning System Widget

Apple, in response to the massive earthquake in Japan earlier this year, is including access to Japan’s earthquake early-warning system.  With the flick of a switch users can have their iOS devices poll the system (a near-constant connection) to alert them if an impending earthquake is due. The setting will be found at the bottom

Breaking: South Korea To Take On Android With Samsung And LG

Bloomberg is reporting that South Korea is interested in developing an Operating System that would be able to compete against Android.  In an apparent response to the pending acquisition by Google of Motorola Mobility, South Korea has approached Samsung and LG to jointly create an open-source operating system that would be used to protect these

Foursquare To Power INQ’S Mobile Location Services

One of the first partners to add the Facebook social layer to its Cloud Touch phone was INQ. It was announced through Foursquare CEO, Dennis Crowley, that INQ will also be using the Foursquare location layer to help users visualize location. The Foursquare phone from INQ will have all the features as the current Foursquare,

TechCrunch Disrupt Live: Fireside Chat with Dennis Crowley, Foursquare

Foursquare announcement: INQ Cloud Touch “Facebook phone” available in the UK.  Default INQ view for location data will show Foursquare by default.  Dennis Crowley, “Seeing this as a great way to introduce people to foursquare.” This is not available yet.  As it is updated some point during the summer it will have foursquare added to

Sneak Peek at Future HTC Devices At London Event

It seems that HTC is sending out invitations for an event in London on April 12th, which just happens to coincide with Microsoft’s Mix 2011 developers conference. At this point not much is known regarding what all HTC will be showing off, but we are guessing that since it has been awhile since HTC debuted a Window’s phone

LG “Optimus Big” 4.3″ NOVA Display Coming?

Motorola has the Droid X, while HTC has the Evo both are Android phones that pack over a 4″ display and from the looks of it LG will be joining them shortly. Leaked images show an LG phone code named the “Optimus Big” that may be making its way into the Android world soon. The “Optimus

Q&A: AT&T Acquisition of T-Mobile USA

Well, loyal T-Mobile customers, there is now a Q&A now available on T-Mobiles web site. This Q&A is basic, but according to the website the acquisition is expected to be completed in approximately 12 months. During that time service will basically be the same. Which I guess can be deemed good news. View The Q&A

T-Mobile: Internal E-Mail Regarding AT&T Merger

Thanks to David the managing editor over at T-Mo News we now have an internal email from T-Mobile CEO Philip Humm regarding the AT&T and T-Mobile merge.  This is still a huge shock to many and I am at a lost for words regarding this news. Read More After The Break