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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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Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD Review

Huawei MediaPad 10 FHD Review

If it were ever time for another Android tablet with a thin frame and a 10.1-inch display, it's now, and it's Huawei who's bringing this device into the world. Huawei makes a valiant effort at creating a tablet with the MediaPad 10 FHD, and it does indeed bring on an impressive package, especially for media playback. If you're looking for the most massively impressive tablet on the market - this isn't it - but if you do have this device on your radar and wonder if it's worth the cash, let me give you a spoiler: it's definitely nice to watch a movie on, but that's just about where it ends.

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Clearwire chooses Huawei for LTE network

Clearwire chooses Huawei for LTE network

Huawei is a Chinese company that offers all sorts of hardware for mobile networks and other network systems. The Chinese company has been at the center of spying allegations made by the US government suggesting that Huawei may be allowing the Chinese government access to American network systems. Huawei continues to strenuously object to these claims and has offered access to its source code in an attempt to prove it's not facilitating Chinese spying on America.

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Huawei offers unrestricted access to software code in light of spying allegations

Huawei offers unrestricted access to software code in light of spying allegations

Earlier this month, Huawei was one of two Chinese manufacturers (the other being ZTE) accused of potentially spying for the Chinese government. The US House Intelligence Committee recommended that the company be avoided. Huawei retorted that the accusations are baseless, and now has offered to provide unrestricted access to its software code to prove its innocence.

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