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Samsung Continuum for Verizon Hands-On

Samsung Continuum for Verizon Hands-On

Just incase you might not know, Samsung officially announced today the Continuum, a lovely little phone with a separate 1.8-inch notifications panel. We were hanging out at the Samsung press event this evening and got a chance to wrap our paws around the Continuum, what with it's Android 2.1 (weird?), 512 MB or ROM, 384MB or RAM, and integrated Wifi. For more information on the press event, head on over to "Samsung Continuum for Verizon Due in Stores November 11th". For more information regarding this very brightly backgrounded phone, head deeper into this post.

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BlackBerry Storm 3 Specifications Rumored to Break Cover, Includes 8MP Camera

BlackBerry Storm 3 Specifications Rumored to Break Cover, Includes 8MP Camera

The BlackBerry Storm 3 hasn't been officially announced by anyone in the know quite yet, and there's a few grumblings out there that it won't ever be, but that's not stopping folks out there from releasing information about the device. This time around, we've got a pretty good list about what's involved in the specifications department, from the camera all the way down to the memory inside. And, while a few of the details line up with what we've heard in the past, there's a few curious points in there, too.

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Pantech Laser for AT&T Announced Featuring 3.1-Inch AMOLED Display

Pantech Laser for AT&T Announced Featuring 3.1-Inch AMOLED Display

Today, AT&T officially announced the upcoming availability of their latest Pantech-manufactured landscape sliding device, the Laser. Interestingly enough, while it does feature a full, physical QWERTY keyboard, the Laser is touted as being the thinnest device with that feature available for AT&T. But, if that's not enough to grab you, the other features may be enough.

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Metro PCS launch 4G LTE network & Samsung Craft featurephone

Metro PCS launch 4G LTE network & Samsung Craft featurephone

Metro PCS has followed up on its promise - and beaten far bigger rivals in the process - to launch its 4G LTE network in the US, but it's chosen a less than exciting handset to mark the occasion.  $55 per month gets you unlimited, contract-free LTE access in Metro PCS' single initial market - Las Vegas - though you'll also need to shell out $299 (after a $50 rebate) for the Samsung Craft.

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Samsung to Boost Production of Displays from 3 Million to 30 Million in 2011

Samsung to Boost Production of Displays from 3 Million to 30 Million in 2011

We've heard word about Samsung's intentions of opening a new plant all the way at the end of 2009, but it's finally getting official. Samsung Mobile Display's Vice President of Marketing, Lee Woo-Jong, has confirmed in an email to Down Jones Newswire, that their upcoming plant (which is scheduled to open mid-2011) will boost the display production from a reported 3 million, to a projected 30 million per month.

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LCD Androids best AMOLED in browser battery testing

LCD Androids best AMOLED in browser battery testing

AMOLED was billed as the double-punch to traditional LCD panels on smartphones: better image quality and lower power consumption, adding up to a handset that lasted longer and was nicer to use.  According to Laptop's testing, however, the reality isn't quite so clear cut.  They put eight Android smartphones - including the DROID X, Epic 4G and EVO 4G - through their paces running a custom battery testing app, and found that Motorola's LCD panels actually came to the top of the pile.

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AT&T Samsung Cetus i917 Windows Phone 7 leaks

AT&T Samsung Cetus i917 Windows Phone 7 leaks

Windows Phone 7 must be close, because the leaks keep on coming.  Another Samsung smartphone has poked its head into the wild, believed to be the Samsung Cetus i917 headed to AT&T's clammy clutches.  Packing the usual WP7 hardware into a glossy black casing that's a little more discrete than HTC's two-tone Schubert/Mozart, we're guessing that means the previously spotted prototype was indeed just a model used for internal testing.

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