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HTC One V Review

HTC One V Review

While the HTC One X and One S are hogging the limelight with their mix of raw performance and excellent build quality, there’s One more phone in the series that we need to turn our attention to. The HTC One V won’t impress anybody with its spec sheet, but part of HTC’s 2012 strategy is a renewed focus on not just the mid- and high-end of the market, but also the initial point of entry, the affordable smartphone. That doesn’t mean HTC has neglected the software: Ice Cream Sandwich and Sense 4.0 are on this budget offering just like the big brothers. Does the HTC One V strike a balance between hardware, software, and affordability? Let’s find out.

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Zynga’s Draw Something makes mobile gaming history

Zynga’s Draw Something makes mobile gaming history

The mobile social Pictionary-style smash hit has become the fastest-growing original mobile game of all time. In a span of only 50 days, the game, originally created by OMGPOP and then acquired by much larger social gaming company Zynga, has reached more than 50 million downloads. It recently leapfrogged ahead of Angry Birds Space to be the #1 paid app in Apple's App Store.

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Nokia Lumia 900 review

Nokia Lumia 900 review

Over the last year Nokia's had something of a tumultuous time in the mobile industry. While still a power to be feared in the featurephone market, their lack of presence in the smartphone market has been keenly felt. With T-Mobile's Lumia 710 as a prelude, the Finnish giant makes a return in earnest with the Lumia 900 on AT&T's LTE network. Its features and design are immediately attractive, but perhaps more so is the price: just $99 on-contract, or free for new AT&T customers. Can a combination of great design, high-end features and price make a bold statement for Nokia? Let's find out.

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Samsung delays Galaxy Tab 2 tablets to end of April

Samsung delays Galaxy Tab 2 tablets to end of April

For those of you in the UK who were hoping to pick up a Galaxy Tab 2, you’ll be waiting a little bit longer. Samsung said today that the 7.0 and 10.1-inch versions of the tablet have been delayed. Both tablets will now ship towards the end of April. The company says that both tablets will be running Ice Cream Sandwich when they ship, but that Samsung and Google need more time to fine tune the OS.

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Right price, spec, buzz… so how will AT&T, Microsoft and Nokia screw up the Lumia 900?

Right price, spec, buzz… so how will AT&T, Microsoft and Nokia screw up the Lumia 900?

Back in January, in the aftermath of Nokia revealing the Lumia 900 Windows Phone flagship, we argued that AT&T should price the smartphone at $100 at the most if it wanted to compete with the iPhone. Today, the carrier confirmed that it would indeed be undercutting most new handsets with a $99.99 price point - albeit with a two-year price plan - ticking off at least one box against the new Lumia's launch. Nonetheless, there are still plenty of pitfalls ahead if AT&T, Nokia and Microsoft don't want it to be game over for Windows Phone.

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Microsoft and Nokia cough up €18m app kickstarter

Microsoft and Nokia cough up €18m app kickstarter

Microsoft and Nokia have jointly committed up to €18m ($24m) to train and support app developers as part of the new AppCampus program, though the cash will go to Symbian and S40 coders as well as Windows Phone. The new fund will support the freshly established mobile application development program at Aalto University in Finland, "to create a new generation of self-sustaining mobile startups" as well as ensuring that Windows Phone and the other platforms hopefully don't go without key titles in future.

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RIM pushes HTML5 apps amid Canada user exodus

RIM pushes HTML5 apps amid Canada user exodus

RIM has turned to courting HTML5-curious developers as a stopgap solution to slumping BlackBerry sales in Canada and elsewhere, arguing the case for universal webapps to counter coder apathy. BlackBerry marketshare in Canada - not RIM's biggest single market, but meaningful as it is the firm's home turf - has dipped below iPhone levels this week, hand in hand with decreasing levels of developer interest as BlackBerry 10's late 2012 launch looks unpalatably distant. That's prompted a charm offensive by RIM code champions, pushing HTML5 development as preferable to native code.

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Samsung Galaxy Note ICS upgrade pushed to Q2 with added apps

Samsung Galaxy Note ICS upgrade pushed to Q2 with added apps

With Q1 fast running out, Samsung has confirmed that its promised Android 4.0 upgrade for the stylus-toting Galaxy Note will now not arrive until sometime in Q2, though it will bundle some new software to sweeten the disappointment. In addition to Ice Cream Sandwich, the so-called Premium Suite upgrade will also include a bundle of new, S-Pen enabled apps, along with a free copy of Angry Birds Space, which released today.

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