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Huawei Ascend Mate 6.1-inch smartphone arrives to rival Note II [Hands-on]

Huawei Ascend Mate 6.1-inch smartphone arrives to rival Note II [Hands-on]

Huawei's impressive new smartphone hasn't been a very well kept secret, but today in Vegas for CES 2013 they've officially unveiled their new Ascend Mate 6.1-inch smartphone to rival the Galaxy Note II. We're pretty sure they won the battle for largest smartphone. We were lucky enough to snag a few quick pictures with the massive device so check them out and all the details after the break.

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Huawei partner tries to sell embargoed computer equipment to Iran

Huawei partner tries to sell embargoed computer equipment to Iran

Huawei is a Chinese maker of smartphones and other equipment. When the company's major Iranian partners has reportedly offered to sell embargoed HP computer equipment worth €1.3 million to Iran's largest mobile phone operator. The attempted sale was allegedly made in late 2010. Huawei says that ultimately its partner did not provide the HP products to the Iranian company.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 28, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 28, 2012

Welcome to Friday evening everyone. The weekend is about to kick off, but luckily for us, it's chosen to wait patiently while we recap the news. We heard today that the Samsung Galaxy S IV may ship in April with S-Pen functionality, which is exciting for all of us who love the Galaxy Note II. Speaking of the Galaxy Note II, we saw a leaked press shot of the handset in black today, while Instagram use was seen surging on iOS and Android but taking a hit on Facebook.

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Huawei Ascend Mate previewed: 6.1″ Full HD phablet takes on Note II

Huawei Ascend Mate previewed: 6.1″ Full HD phablet takes on Note II

Huawei's star of CES 2013, the Ascend Mate "phablet" has been given a pre-show reveal, with none other than the company's own devices chief whipping out the 6.1-inch oversized smartphone at a Huawei store in China. Tipped for imminent reveal, the Ascend Mate is expected to pair its bigger-than-a-Note-II display with a 1.8GHz HiSilicon K3V3 quadcore processor, with Huawei unsurprisingly opting for a sizable battery too: 4,000 mAh is what's expected.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 18, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: December 18, 2012

Welcome to Tuesday evening everyone. In the wake of the Instagram controversy, today we broke down the company's new Terms of Service to examine what they really mean while telling you how you can ditch Instagram for good, if that's what you want to do. We also told you about five services that would make a good replacement for Instagram, while the company's co-founder wrote a blog post in an attempt to clear some things up. Instagram controversy aside, today Google Play launched a free alternative to iTunes Match, while Twitter shot past the 200 million monthly active users mark.

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Huawei Ascend D2 leaks for CES 2013 with smartphone press photo

Huawei Ascend D2 leaks for CES 2013 with smartphone press photo

The international version of the Huawei Ascend D2 has been leaked with a brand new user interface on its front ready for none other than CES 2013. This device will certainly be shown off at the Huawei press conference taking place during the Consumer Electronics Show 2013 and - you can be your biffy - SlashGear will be there to show you the whole device top to bottom. Until then you'll have to deal with this: a 5-inch display at 1080p resolution with Huawei's own multi-core 1.5GHz processor inside.

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Check these 3 phablets coming in 2013 from Samsung, Nokia, and Huawei

Check these 3 phablets coming in 2013 from Samsung, Nokia, and Huawei

It's phablet day across the world as tipsters pointing toward three new elephant-sized smartphone devices leak a Nokia Lumia Juggernaut (code-name), an 8.5-inch Huawei un-named unit, and the Samsung Galaxy Note III. The Samsung unit is what we'd vote Most Likely to Succeed - or in this case Most Likely to Exist - in 2013 as each time a new Samsung Galaxy Note (non-tablet-sized) has been released thus far, it's gotten bigger than the last iteration. After that we've got to put our skeptic goggles on tight for all the salt that's flying our way.

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