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Huawei Ascend P LTE, hands-on

Huawei Ascend P LTE, hands-on

We were here at the Huawei booth and noticed the latest version of their Ascend line of phones. The Ascend P LTE looks strikingly similar to the Samsung Galaxy Nexus, and even runs an untouched version of Android 4.0 (Ice Cream Sandwich). The OS was still pretty buggy, but it was definitely not a letdown.

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Huawei Ascend P1 S and P1 hands-on

Huawei Ascend P1 S and P1 hands-on

This week the folks at Huawei have dropped a bomb: they've got the new "world's thinnest" in smartphones with the Huawei Ascend P1 S - and we've got a hands-on look at both it and its slightly heavier brother, the P1 (with no S). These devices are, as they've told us at Pepcom, essentially the exact same as one another except for their size and price. The P1 S will cost slightly more than the P1 and is just a tiny bit thinner. Both models also run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich with a special "3D" home screen launcher working here in the demo units.

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Huawei Ascend P1 S revealed as world’s slimmest Android

Huawei Ascend P1 S revealed as world’s slimmest Android

The folks at Huawei are coming at the world of mobile strong this week with the Huawei Ascend P1 S, a device which they first and foremost tout as the world's slimmest Android smartphone. This device is 6.68 mm thick, has a fabulous 4.3-inch Super AMOLED qHD 960 x 540 pixel touchscreen, and has a Gorilla Glass panel on the front - the first panel, not the Gorilla Glass 2 revealed this week as well. Inside you'll find a dual-core TI OMAP 4460 Cortext-A9 CPU at 1.5 GHz and outside a lovely pink back.

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Huawei Honor (U8860) Review

Huawei Honor (U8860) Review

When Huawei sent over their new and soon to be released smartphone set to debut in Asia in Q4 called the Huawei Honor (U8860) also known as the Glory, I was expecting another run of the mill Android smartphone for the budget crowd like their previous devices. I couldn't have been more wrong. The Honor offers a 1.4 GHz processor, Android 2.3.6 Gingerbread, an HDR capable 8 megapixel camera and a huge battery. I quickly realized this was a much better phone than I'd thought. Now that I've had some time with it here's my thoughts.

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US forces AT&T and Verizon to fork over data in search for Chinese spying

US forces AT&T and Verizon to fork over data in search for Chinese spying

The US has forced major telecommunications providers like AT&T and Verizon to fork over data using powers left over from the cold war. The reason for the demand for the data from the telecom providers is to ferret out Chinese spying on networks inside the US. Apparently, there is some sort of indication that chips and other Chinese hardware used in American networks may be giving the Chinese integrated spying capabilities on the US.

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Huawei in Microsoft Android patent talks amid smartphone push

Huawei in Microsoft Android patent talks amid smartphone push

Huawei looks likely to be the next Android OEM to agree to Microsoft patent licensing, following Samsung, HTC and others in paying the Windows creator. Huawei's CMO described the negotiations as "in progress" the BBC reports, as the company chases "very aggressive targets" for the next five years. "Over the next three years we are aiming to be in the top five smartphone makers" Victor Xu said, "and in the top three in the next five years."

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T-Mobile Springboard Tablet Review

T-Mobile Springboard Tablet Review

Say hello to T-Mobile's most affordable slate, the T-Mobile Springboard Tablet. This might actually be the most affordable tablet in general, not just on T-Mobile. With dual-core power, good looks and a thin design this has an opportunity to really turn some heads -- not to mention its low price and tons of features. Today we'll be running through a quick review of this sleek new Android 3.2 Honeycomb tablet with T-Mobile 4G from Huawei, so enjoy all the photos and hands-on video after the break.

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