Goodbye Nokia, Hello Microsoft Mobile

Eight months ago, Microsoft announced it was buying the once mobile giant Nokia and has been clearing regulatory hurdles ever since. Now it seems that Microsoft's $7.2 billion buyout will finally come to fruition. Microsoft has announced that by this Friday, the 25th of April, the transaction will be complete and will become know as Microsoft Mobile. According to Brad Smith, General Counsel & Executive Vice President, Legal &...

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Rumor: $100 Nexus Phone Coming

Google has been putting out some great Nexus devices for hundreds less than they should have been based on the specs, screen size, and other hardware. However, those phones and tablets are are still more expensive than some Chinese offerings and the low end offerings from Nokia and other manufacturers in other parts of the world. Rumor has it that price difference is will be changing in the near future. The rumor states that Google...

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The Beast Comes Home: Huawei Honor X1 First Impressions

At Mobile World Congress, Huawei announced a few new devices but none grabbed my attention more than the 7-inch -- that's right, I said 7-inch -- Honor X1 smartphone. While I still don't know if it's a large phone or simply a tablet that makes phone call,s I do know that it's now mine. (Thanks eBay!)  I have used it as my daily driver for a few days, not long enough for a full review, but long enough to have few thoughts... First this...

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Google’s Modular SmartPhone Ara Finally Gets a Release Date

Google has been working on it's build-your-own modular device called "Project Ara" for a while now with no clear indication of when the public will actually be able to get their hands it. Now Google has given us a timeline....sort of. The project leader Paul Eremenko said at a developer's conference this week that Project Ara's first device dubbed the "gray phone" is scheduled to go on sale around January 2015 for about $50 dollars....

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Rumor: Mold Leak of iPhone 6 Shows a 4.7 Inch iPhone

There have been many rumors floating around about the new iPhone and it's size/shape however now we have a picture of what is supposed to be a mold for the housing of the device published by a French website called Nowhereelse coming from the Foxconn factory. If the calculations floating around the internet are right this device will indeed be a 4.7 inch device with that "skinny" iPhone form factor. There was a leak over the weekend...

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