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The three failures of 3D phones

The three failures of 3D phones

With Amazon’s supposed 3D-capable smartphone headed our way inside a week, it’s once again time to discuss why 3D phones aren’t the smartest buy right off the bat. What we’re speaking about here is the purchase of a 3D-capable smartphone when it’s released - in its first iteration, at the start of the 3D environment coming to the mobile smart device world. There aren’t many devices out there to use as examples.

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The new HTC One specs tipped for Butterfly S next-gen

The new HTC One specs tipped for Butterfly S next-gen

Now that we’re just weeks away from the launch of the all new HTC One, it’s become apparent that HTC might continue their spread of the goodness to other high-end devices. One of those may very well be another HTC Butterfly S - also known as the DROID DNA here in the USA. Tips this week suggest that the machine code-named HTC M8 (successor to the HTC One) could have specifications that move outward to more than just the HTC Desire 816.

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HTC bullet-stopping smartphone response: One care package

HTC bullet-stopping smartphone response: One care package

So you say you're a store clerk who was shot with a low-caliber pistol, but you didn't die because and HTC smartphone blocked the bullet? Lucky you, HTC is all about taking care of those that miraculously have their lives saved by an EVO. This week's incident happened in Florida where a Hess gas station clerk in Winter Garden, Florida, was assailed when he and his co-worker were unable to open a safe for a gun-wielding fellow who soon after fled the scene.

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Amazon Phone “Smith” tip appears with 3D interface

Amazon Phone “Smith” tip appears with 3D interface

There's little doubt at this point that there's an interest in the public in what would essentially be an Amazon Android-based smartphone with a structure not unlike that of the Kindle Fire series of tablets. What we're seeing today is the newest in a long line of rumors in what would almost certainly be a Fire OS (Android-based) operating system running on an Amazon smartphone. Here the newest tip suggests that there will be two, not just one, smartphones working in the near future, the more high-end iteration to be code-named "Smith".

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Technology conventions aren’t dying – they’re evolving

Technology conventions aren’t dying – they’re evolving

If this year's Mobile World Congress taught us one thing, it's that no matter how interesting and innovative the gadget makers and software developers of our global community are, it's the top brands that end up making or breaking the show. Make or break the show for the press, that is. Case in point: our several articles written from our chat with Google's Mathias Duarte - they ended up easily becoming some of the most popular posts we had this week, and Google didn't reveal any new products at the convention. In fact, they didn't have a stand - the chat we had wasn't even on the map. And yet, there it is - Google stole the show anyway.

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Apple: 29 HTC phones still infringe our patent and we want them banned

Apple: 29 HTC phones still infringe our patent and we want them banned

HTC may have managed to satisfy the US International Trade Commission (ITC) that its recent smartphones don't infringe Apple patents and ought to be allowed into the US, but Apple isn't willing to give up the fight. The company claims 29 of HTC's devices - including the new One Series - violate its patented technology, and is demanding that the ITC step in fast to clamp down on the alleged infringements.

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HTC Android 4.0 ICS updates list expands

HTC Android 4.0 ICS updates list expands

Over at the quietly brilliant manufacturer HTC's Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich list expansions are happening everywhere with new phones added to the list and phones already on the list getting updated schedules. This list is what HTC considers its nearly-definitive list of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich updates and can therefor be trusted about as far as you can trust any list on earth. Notably absent from the list are all of the HTC tablets released to date - you'll have to go rogue if you want that kind of hardcore underground tasty treat action.

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Samsung quashes 3D rumors for Galaxy S III

Samsung quashes 3D rumors for Galaxy S III

One of the many rumors surrounding the highly anticipated Samsung Galaxy S III smartphone is that it will feature a 3D display. Well, that's not happening, asserted Samsung today via a statement to Engadget. The South Korean company made it clear that it has no immediate plans to include 3D display technology in its upcoming smartphones.

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HTC’s version of iPod Touch may be on the way

HTC’s version of iPod Touch may be on the way

HTC might be working on its own verson of the iPod Touch - that is, a device that has almost all the same functionality as a mobile phone but without the actual phone part. So, consumers would be able to have apps and games, but wouldn't have to worry about paying for data service or a monthly voice plan. Speculation of this move - and that's all it is at this point, speculation - is coming from a recently unearthed HTC patent application.

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HTC firms Ice Cream Sandwich devices

HTC firms Ice Cream Sandwich devices

HTC has just published a blog post that, aside from making a cheesy reference to ice cream sandwiches, confirms a list of devices that are guaranteed to eventually be pushed to Android 4.0. The latest version of Google's mobile operating system has a bad track record when it comes to legacy device upgrades, but manufacturers are nevertheless steaming ahead.

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