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Sharp Aquos Phone SH-12C surfaces with 3D video and photo capability

Sharp Aquos Phone SH-12C surfaces with 3D video and photo capability

There are a lot of consumers that are aware of 3D TV and have still not adopted, many people are waiting for the tech to get cheaper and for 3D to advance to the point where you don't need glasses, or can at least use cheap passive glasses. Sharp is one of the companies in the TV world that has a large line of Aquos 3D sets. Sharp is also getting 3D tech into other types of products and has unveiled a new smartphone that does 3D.

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Japan pre-orders on LG Optimus Pad start March 15

Japan pre-orders on LG Optimus Pad start March 15

One of the more interesting of the new and coming Android tablets to me is the LG Optimus Pad. The little tablet has some interesting features like an 8.9-inch screen putting it between devices like the iPad and the Galaxy Tab in size. It also packs a powerful NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor inside.

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7.7mm NEC MEDIAS E-04C Android smartphone bests chubby Arc and Galaxy S II

7.7mm NEC MEDIAS E-04C Android smartphone bests chubby Arc and Galaxy S II

How skinny is too skinny? NEC obviously reckons Android smartphones aren't quite slender enough, since the new NEC MEDIAS E-04C is a waifish 7.7mm at its slimmest point. Packing Android 2.2 Froyo and, according to Draft life with blog, headed to Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo later this month, the MEDIAS E-04C usurps Samsung's Galaxy S II, a comparatively tubby 8.49mm, and the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc, a bloated, corpulent 8.9mm.

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Samsung Predicts Selling 40 Million Smartphones in 2011, plus an Array of Tablets

Samsung Predicts Selling 40 Million Smartphones in 2011, plus an Array of Tablets

Samsung's mobile devision head Shin Jong-kyun has told reporters in Seoul that the company expects to sell more than 20 million smartphones by the end of 2010, (up from 18 million units projected earlier in the year.) From there, he said, Samsung Electronics Co feels it will sell more than 40 million smartphones worldwide in 2011. This was reported by the lovely Nikkei Business Daily newspaper in sunny Seoul South Korea.

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Buggy Sharp DoCoMo LYNX SH-10B Android MID sales frozen; only 7k bought in 2 months

Buggy Sharp DoCoMo LYNX SH-10B Android MID sales frozen; only 7k bought in 2 months

Looks like NTT DoCoMo aren't having much luck with Sharp's LYNX SH-10B Android MID.  The company froze sales of the QWERTY handheld a week ago, after discovering a security loophole that could allow malicious software to harvest text, then settled on an update that apparently fixed the flaw and would let the carrier put the SH-10B back on sale from tomorrow.  Now that's changed again, with the discovery of a further bug in the MID.

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Sharp DoCoMo LYNX SH-10B Android MID hits Japan this month

Sharp DoCoMo LYNX SH-10B Android MID hits Japan this month

It looks like Sharp are playing the field when it comes to carrier partnerships for their IS01 Android-based MID.  Having already been picked up by Japanese network KDDI, a strikingly similar looking model has just been announced for NTT DoCoMo.  The DoCoMo LYNX SH-10B has a 5-inch touchscreen, full QWERTY keyboard and dual digital cameras - 5.3-megapixels on the outside, 4.3-megapixels on the inside - and runs Android.

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