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AT&T vs. Verizon 4G LTE battle begins this Sunday

AT&T has been advertising “4G” since 2010, but the HSPA+ speeds available on AT&T’s phones were well short of what most would consider to be next generation. Beginning Sunday, September 18, AT&T will introduce a proper 4G network when it powers on LTE in five select markets.

FierceWireless reports AT&T CFO John Stephens said LTE service starts in Atlanta, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, and San  [Read More…]

ASUS Eee Pad Slider Price Revealed, Launching Later this Month

Remember the ASUS Eee Pad Slider which was announced by ASUS at the CES 2011? It’s been almost 8 months and still no sign of the first Android tablet to feature a QWERTY sliding keyboard. During a media event in New York, an ASUS rep officially revealed that the tablet will hit the US market by the end of this month, and that the 16 GB version will be priced  [Read More…]

NVIDIA Kal-El Tablets Coming This Year, Smartphones Due Next Year

NVIDIA is a world renowned technology brand with many fans in the mobile world. Just about everyone is familiar with Tegra 2, the first dual-core mobile processor which was introduced in the LG Optimus 2X. A lot of smartphones and tablets are now coming with Tegra 2 processors, and its performance is welcomed by users.

We recently received some information on NVIDIA Kal-El which is the codename of their first  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy W Hitting ThreeUK and O2UK This Month

Recently, Samsung introduced a lot of new items to people all over the world and they also announced the Samsung Galaxy W (Wonder) which seems to be a very good mid-range Android powered device. It would appear that O2UK is planning to launch the Galaxy W soon, as the device is now showing up at their ‘coming soon’ page. No word yet on the price or release date, but  [Read More…]

HTC sues Apple again, this time with patents acquired from Google

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Last month HTC sued Apple for patent infringement, which was one lawsuit among many in the tech world these days. HTC has now filed another lawsuit, but this time it’s directly related to patents that the Taiwanese manufacturer acquired from Google recently.

HTC received nine patents from Google last year, many of which are now being used in the courts.

Three of the patents originally belonged to Openwave and are being used in  [Read More…]

Samsung Galaxy W launching on O2 UK this month

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O2 UK’s “coming soon” page has been updated to feature Samsung’s upcoming mid-range Android offering, the Galaxy W. The Galaxy W arrives as part of Sammy’s new smartphone namimg strategy, which sees devices tagged with a different letter to demote where they fit in the manufacturer’s line-up. Targeted at mainstream smartphone buyers, the Galaxy W is powered by a 1.4 GHz single-core CPU, and ships with Android 2.3 Gingerbread and Samsung’s  [Read More…]

Europe getting another Honeycomb tablet, this time from Germany

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The IFA show in Berlin has brought a wealth of devices this week, and Germanys own PC maker Medion decided they’d like to get in on the act by launching their own Android tablet. They’ve been quiet secretive about the device with photos apparently banned at their booth at the show.

The specs we do know of the Lifetab P9514 are starting to sound pretty familiar. 1GHZ Tegra 2, 1280×800  [Read More…]

Official: AT&T HTC Jetstream to land September 4th, priced out of this world

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Well there you have it, ladies and gentlemen. AT&T announced this morning that the HTC Jetstream will be the first 4G LTE tablet on their network. The Android 3.1 Honeycomb tablet will be available in stores and online starting September 4th. We certainly were not expecting the launch date to be so soon, but what’s even more surprising is the sticker price on the HTC Jetstream. AT&T will be selling the  [Read More…]

Toshiba to Unveil “Excite” Tablet at IFA This Week (Rumor)

Toshiba is expected to unveil a new Android-powered tablet this week at IFA, according to a number of recent reports. NoteBookItalia uncovered (translate) a pair of images of the Honeycomb tablet although they were not able to pull any specifications. Looking at the pictures we can surmise a much sexier brushed metal design and a number of ports that include microSD, microUSB, and microHDMI output.

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Motorola DEFY+ slated for UK release this September

Motorola’s recently announced DEFY+ will be making its way to British shores sometime next month, according to a press release by Moto’s UK division. The DEFY+ is a beefed up version of the original DEFY — you get a 1GHz CPU (up from 800MHz), Android 2.3 Gingerbread and a higher resolution screen inside a similarly rugged, waterproof chassis.

No word on which UK networks will be getting the DEFY+ just yet. However Orange and T-Mobile (aka Everything Everywhere) are a good  [Read More…]