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Panasonic KX-PRX120 cordless home phone runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Panasonic KX-PRX120 cordless home phone runs Android Ice Cream Sandwich

Though some of us have elected to make our smartphones our main phones, many still have a home phone line, and for those users, Panasonic has developed a cordless offering that brings Android to the landline. The KX-PRX120 looks like a slightly dated, thick smartphone, but functions as a standard cordless home phone, providing a touchscreen display and front-facing camera, among other features.

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ASUS MeMo Pad HD 7 vs Nexus 7: what you gain and what you lose

ASUS MeMo Pad HD 7 vs Nexus 7: what you gain and what you lose

This week at Computex, ASUS has revealed the MeMo Pad HD 7, a direct competitor for the Google Nexus 7, both of them working with a 7-inch display and both of them made by the same company. Though it may seem strange at first for ASUS to create a tablet that's so extremely similar to the machine they've got in their deal with Google, the different bits and pieces offered with this new machine may make all the difference. And it all starts with color choices.

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PSA: Acer’s Android all-in-one won’t roll with Haswell

PSA: Acer’s Android all-in-one won’t roll with Haswell

Earlier this year a device code-named DA220HQL was introduced to the world - silently - this being the same device appearing along technology newslines being reported as brand new, and coming soon with Haswell inside. What's actually happened here is a bit of a mistaken identity - the device in question is, indeed, already on the market - and it comes with a dual-core Texas Instruments processor inside.

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Pantech brings 3D gesture control to Verizon in newest smartphone effort

Pantech brings 3D gesture control to Verizon in newest smartphone effort

In a bid to take on the top contenders in the smartphone market this season in the USA, Pantech will be bringing a device by the name of Perception, complete with 3D gesture sensing technology onboard. The Samsung GALAXY S 4 will be in the hands of users by the end of the month on several carriers (and Verizon before Summer begins), it being issued with a technology that allows users to "hover" over their display to activate several features. Pantech's bid for the 3D sensor trend is being delivered this month with what they call "Motion Sense."

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Huawei Premia brings “premium” experience to MetroPCS

Huawei Premia brings “premium” experience to MetroPCS

With the Huawei Premia you'll soon be blowing up your MetroPCS spot with 4G LTE and a lovely dual-core processor on a 4-inch display for just $149 off-contract. That's without any contractual obligations, free from worry, and with some relatively cool innards to keep your smartphone experience forward-leaning. Along with the 1.5GHz clock speed on the SoC, you'll have 1GB of RAM and LTE Mobile Hotspot capabilities right out of the box.

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Samsung Galaxy Discover revealed with vanilla Android

Samsung Galaxy Discover revealed with vanilla Android

This week the folks at Samsung have revealed that they'll be delivering their newest Galaxy smartphone in the USA with a vanilla (read: untouched) Android experience straight from Google. The device you're seeing here is the Samsung Galaxy Discover and, though it's not 100% stock Android as a real Google Nexus smartphone would be, it's pretty darn close. This device works with a single-core 800Mhz Qualcomm processor, a 3.5-inch HVGA display, and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich.

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BLU Quattro smartphone series revealed with NVIDIA Tegra 3

BLU Quattro smartphone series revealed with NVIDIA Tegra 3

This week the team at BLU have revealed a new series of smartphones with the NVIDIA Tegra 3 processor line inside, making it clear that they're pushing for a more mainstream showing of their Android-based mobile products. This lineup includes the Quattro 4.5, Quattro 4.5 HD, and rounding off the series with a device so large it's just about as big as a tablet with the Quattro 5.7 HD. These devices will be available for relatively inexpensive prices unlocked - that means you're not going to have to tie yourself up with a mobile operator for 2 years just to afford the device - might be a winning solution!

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HTC M7 revealed by Peter Chou, M4 and G2 detailed

HTC M7 revealed by Peter Chou, M4 and G2 detailed

It would appear that HTC has sprung a bit of a leak ahead of their February 19th event that'll likely play host to the devices we've seen today, including first and foremost the HTC M7! While the details surrounding the M7 are still largely unknown, a video has surfaced of none other than HTC's CEO Peter Chou showing the device off to a crowd of users at the HTC Year-End Party in Taipei, going on to help the party chant "M7! M7! M7!" while he takes photos with the smartphone itself.

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Samsung brings Garnet Red to Galaxy Tab 2 7.0

Samsung brings Garnet Red to Galaxy Tab 2 7.0

This week the folks at Samsung have revealed a fabulous new color casing for their Android 4.1 Jelly Bean powered Samsung Galaxy TTab 2 7.0 tablet ready for some hot, hot Valentine's Day action without a doubt. This machine works with a lovely dual-core processor and has a microSD card slot so you can expand internal memory by 32GB. This machine is also already on the market in black or white, and has been for several months.

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Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus details surface, said to be launching soon

Samsung Galaxy Pocket Plus details surface, said to be launching soon

Rumors of new Samsung devices are commonplace in the smartphone world, but today we're getting details about a rumored Samsung phone that probably isn't going to turn as many heads as the Galaxy S III or the Galaxy Note II did. Regardless, say hello to the Galaxy Pocket Plus, which is rumored to be launching soon. Judging from the image below - which comes courtesy of SamMobile - the Galaxy Pocket Plus isn't going to be anywhere close to the high-end of the smartphone scale, but should prove to be a suitable device for those who want to snag a smartphone on the cheap.

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