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Nokia Asha 503, 502 and 500 hands-on

Nokia Asha 503, 502 and 500 hands-on

Can you be cheap and smart at the same time? Nokia says yes, and the refreshed and expanded Asha range is the result, the new 500, 502, and 503. Following in the dainty footsteps of the surprisingly well-received Asha 501 back in July, the trio of MeeGo-inspired handsets aren't going to squash Nokia's Lumia line-up, but they will be the company's most advanced devices once it sells its true smartphone business to Microsoft. Read on for some first impressions.

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Walmart smartphone trade-in program detailed ahead of Apple announcements

Walmart smartphone trade-in program detailed ahead of Apple announcements

Today's a big day for smartphone fans who prefer the iPhone with Apple set to make announcements relating to new devices later this morning. Ahead of Apple's announcement of new iPhones, Walmart has announced that it will launch a smartphone trade-in program in the United States on September 21. Walmart also tips that it will have an additional announcement after Apple finishes its unveil this afternoon.

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Gmail gets a makeover for feature phone browser

Gmail gets a makeover for feature phone browser

Of the coolest things about Google's web-based e-mail service Gmail is that you can access it on just about any device out there. Using that service, you can access your e-mail from your computer, your notebook, tablets, and your mobile phone. Gmail is designed not only for smartphone users, but for users with other devices such as feature phones as well. Google has announced some tweaks to Gmail for those feature phone users.

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Verizon rekindles buyout talks with Vodafone

Verizon rekindles buyout talks with Vodafone

Vodafone currently owns a significant portion of Verizon Communications. Sources who claim to be familiar with negotiations between Verizon and Vodafone are saying that talks have started up again concerning Verizon possibly buying out Vodafone's stake in the company. If these sources are accurate, any buyout would cost Verizon a huge amount of money.

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Smartphones out shipped feature phones in Q1 2013 says IDC

Smartphones out shipped feature phones in Q1 2013 says IDC

IDC has offered up a new report looking at the mobile phone market during the first quarter of 2013. The report looks at the global mobile phone market and notes that the overall market around the globe for mobile phones grew 4% year-over-year during Q1 of 2013. One of the more interesting things about Q1 of 2013 was that smartphones out shipped feature phones for the first time.

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