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AT&T Galaxy S III Preorder includes unique Red option

AT&T Galaxy S III Preorder includes unique Red option

Now that the big four mobile service providers have become the big five as far as Samsung is concerned, it's more important than ever to differentiate one's self from the pack - which is why AT&T is bringing a red iteration of the Galaxy S III to the table this summer. AT&T is one of the top four mobile carriers in the United States, while U.S. Cellular joins the pack this time around for one fabulous launch of Samsung's new flagship. AT&T's contribution is a device that's essentially the same as the other carrier's are presenting, only this time it's got AT&T's 4G LTE as well.

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Qualcomm Uplinq 2012 registration open: Join us June 27 and 28!

Qualcomm Uplinq 2012 registration open: Join us June 27 and 28!

It's that time of the year again, time for Qualcomm to invite developers of all kinds to their yearly main event: Uplinq 2012! This year's event is sure to have many fabulous presentations from great speakers bringing not just big ideas to the developer world, but presentations of next-level Snapdragon technology and more from Qualcomm as well. We'll be at these events bringing you everything you need to know on the future of Qualcomm as the event unfolds - and what's more, we're inviting you to join us!

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T-Mobile USA selling Galaxy S III from June 21st

T-Mobile USA selling Galaxy S III from June 21st

Didn’t think T-Mobile were just going to let Verizon have all the fun, did you? Big Magenta has also laid out its pre-order plans for the Samsung Galaxy S III. The phone will be made available for pre-order shortly, with a sign-up page thrown up on T-Mobile's site for now. The handset will officially go on sale on June 21st, and although no pricing details were given in the press release, the cost is said to be $199.99 for the 16GB model.

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Galaxy S III announced for five USA carriers at once

Galaxy S III announced for five USA carriers at once

Samsung has announced today that their next hero device, the Samsung Galaxy S III, will be coming to five major mobile carriers here in the United States all at once. In addition to the top four carriers starting at $199 on-contract, the likes of Verizon, T-Mobile, and AT&T will be joined by U.S. Wireless as well. This is a giant step for the fifth largest carrier in the states, and we expect that their version will also be getting 4G LTE, as Verizon and AT&T's versions will get 4G LTE while T-Mobile gets HSPA+ 42!

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: June 1, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: June 1, 2012

This morning we've got to let you in on what we did last night: covered none other than the world premiere of Prometheus in Leicester Square, London! We've got a couple of gigantic features for you, starting with our Red Carpet rundown and Movie Review and moving on to an interview with Prometheus writers Damon Lindelof and Jon Spaihts. After that we move completely to the other end of the spectrum with our tiny Chewbacca MIMOMICRO microSD Card Reader Review. Just goes to show you: SlashGear is diverse in scale!

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HTC One S launched in Taiwan with Snapdragon S3

HTC One S launched in Taiwan with Snapdragon S3

Typically these days we see different SoCs being used in phones due to LTE incompatibility, but the Taiwanese HTC One S may not be using Qualcomm’s Snapdragon S4 processor due to a possible supply shortage, which would make sense: it’s a heavily sought after chip, used in several high-end smartphones this year. The Taiwanese model will instead use a Snapdragon S3 dual-core chip clocked at 1.7Ghz.

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HTC EVO 4G LTE vs HTC One X

HTC EVO 4G LTE vs HTC One X

Now that the HTC EVO 4G LTE and the HTC One X have been released from customs - or so we've heard - we can start deciding which one we really want when we head to the store this week. What we've got here are two devices of the same mind, each with a 4.7-inch display, the same Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor, and what very much appears the be the same camera on the back as well. The big difference then lies not in the hardware, but in the carrier - and with LTE on both devices, it might be a tough call - right?

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LG Eclipse photo shows removable battery and NFC

LG Eclipse photo shows removable battery and NFC

HTC and Samsung have both shown their hands of this years top of the line smartphones, but LG may still have something up its sleeve. BriefMobile has obtained more pictures of the LG Eclipse, said to be LG’s next superphone that will rival the Galaxy S III. The pictures show that the phone will have a removable battery and support for NFC, adding to the previously leaked specs of the device.

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LG Optimus LTE2 hands-on in Korea

LG Optimus LTE2 hands-on in Korea

We're all the way over across the pond today to take a peek at LG's newest beast, the LG Optimus LTE2, complete with a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 dual-core processor, LTE data speed, at a massive 2GB of RAM. This device was announced just this past month as Samsung released information on their own new monster the Galaxy S III, and here in the LTE2 you'll find some fabulous specifications that definitely aim high on the super phone chart for ultimate dominance across the earth. Don't expect this machine to hit the shores of the USA any time soon, but have a peek at how powerful this monster is in the wild today.

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