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Huawei and Discovery partner for the Expedition rugged phone

Huawei and Discovery partner for the Expedition rugged phone

Huawei and the Discovery Channel have partnered up to produce a co-branded mobile phone that's true to the channel's spirit of outdoor adventure. The rugged phone is aptly named the Discovery Expedition and is ready to take on water, dust, and shock. Perhaps, we'll see Bear Grylls toting the phone in an upcoming episode of Man vs. Wild.

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Huawei Honor offers 1.4GHz affordable Android

Huawei Honor offers 1.4GHz affordable Android

Huawei has been churning out affordable Android handsets for some time now, but with the Honor the company may have crossed over to something legitimately tempting. Fronted by a 4-inch WVGA touchscreen and running a 1.4GHz single-core processor, the Honor was originally tipped to come in at around the $300 mark, SIM-free and unlocked, complete with an 8-megapixel main camera.

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AT&T Impulse 4G by Huawei Hands-on and Unboxing [Video]

AT&T Impulse 4G by Huawei Hands-on and Unboxing [Video]

Huawei has been known in the recent past for making mid-range handsets and today that is exactly what we have in store, along with some added AT&T 4G. They are well known outside of the US but their mid-range skills are here to take on the US Android market with the Impulse 4G powered by AT&T 4G. Today we've had the chance to enjoy the Impulse 4G and take a quick hands-on video so head down past the break to see what this phone is all about.

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Amazon, Samsung, HTC… who’ll be webOS’ new suitor?

Amazon, Samsung, HTC… who’ll be webOS’ new suitor?

HP's decision to amputate its webOS hardware line and attempt to tourniquet the cash gush has left the platform's future in the air. The TouchPad and Pre lines may be dead in the water, but HP has made it clear that the company is "not walking away from webOS" but instead, according to developer relations VP for the platform Richard Kerris, intends to "explore the best hardware partner for it." Who, though, might be in the market for a plucky platform yet to find a manufacturer who can match it with appealing hardware? With the mobile segment in its current flux, there are some big names out there who could well be interested.

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Nokia Siemens Starts Laying Off 1,500 Employees

Nokia Siemens Starts Laying Off 1,500 Employees

Nokia Siemens Networks announced today that it will begin it's planned layoff of 1,500 employees. The decision comes following its acquisition of Motorola's networking business for $1.2 billion. The employees to be axed will come primarily from the WiMax and GSM departments of the former Motorola unit.

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Huawei Vision pairs Gingerbread with HTC and Samsung style [Update: Price]

Huawei Vision pairs Gingerbread with HTC and Samsung style [Update: Price]

Huawei, so far, has been content to push out low-cost Android smartphones and the odd tablet; now it seems the company has set its sights far higher. The Huawei Vision pairs a 3.7-inch touchscreen with Qualcomm's 1GHz MSM8255 processor, 512MB of RAM and 2GB of ROM, and runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread in an HTC-style unibody chassis that will be available in silver, rose gold and charcoal.

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Nokia, ZTE and Huawei face InterDigital 3G patent lawsuit

Nokia, ZTE and Huawei face InterDigital 3G patent lawsuit

The ebb and flow of the patent battles in the tech world never cease to amuse me. They are never ending for many firms. Nokia is one of the tech firms that is always on the giving or receiving end of legal drama. Not too long ago Nokia beat Apple in court and Apple was forced to pay licensing fees to Nokia. Nokia is now on the other side of a legal dispute with a suit filed by InterDigital.

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Android legal losses reportedly prompt exodus to Windows Phone and MeeGo

Android legal losses reportedly prompt exodus to Windows Phone and MeeGo

HTC's recent legal loss in the ITC Apple patent case, along with Microsoft's aggressive patent push amid Android OEMs, has reportedly left manufacturers increasingly wary of Google's open-source OS. According to the 21st Century Business Herald, growing Chinese brands like ZTE and Huawei are looking to adopt Windows Phone Mango either as a placatory measure toward Microsoft or the first step in a transition from over-reliance on Android. However, the platform spat could also have an unlikely beneficiary: MeeGo.

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