Hands On Video: ZTE Mimosa Mini

Just when you thought everything at this year's MWC is getting bigger, ZTE comes with a tiny smartphone aimed at the entry level market.  Phonearena did a quick video to talk about this mini smartphone....

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Asus Padfone brings together the best of both worlds

Asus has officially unveiled it's 9.2mm thin Padfone at the MWC.  The unique design utilizes a 4.3 inch Super AMOLED qHD display, a Snapdragon with the Adreno 225 GPU and 8MP camera with LED flash. Other features include a 42Mbps HSPA+ radio, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth 4.0, HDMI and A-GPS.  This is all powered by a 1520mAh battery. What makes the Padfone so unique is it's ability to slide into what is essentially a tablet housing with a 10.1"...

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Panasonic reveals Eluga: Slim, Light and WaterProof

Panasonic announced their new Android smartphone called Eluga (Estonian for 'Life') yesterday. Slated for release in April this year in Europe, Eluga houses 4th generation 1 GHz dual-core OMAP 4430 processor from Texas Instruments along with  1GB of RAM and 8GB of internal memory. Deriving other standard features commonly found in high-end droids, Eluga has a 4.3-inch OLED display with qHD (quarter of a full HD) 960 x 540 pixels...

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Are Phones and Tablets To Unite?

Much of the trend in the mobile or portable computer industry is set by what manufacturers come to decide is to the likings of the end user. Of course this could go horribly wrong as Nokia found out with some of its bolder designs like the N-Gage series but again like Nokia knows this could also set what other manufacturers aspire to be for some years to come. But as much as it is the hardware that reels in the buyers it is also the...

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Unlock Tool for Transformer Prime from ASUS in February

ASUS has announced that it will be releasing their unlock/root tool for use with the Transformer Prime.  After complaints from the dev community that the device shipped with a locked bootloader, they were unable to load custom ROMs of the Android OS. Once release, developers and modders will full access to some very powerful hardware.  The only caveat being the warranty will be voided.  February is poised to be a big month for ASUS as...

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Clearing up the Patent Lawsuits… or not : Infographic

It looks like someone at Verizon has taken the time to try and make sense as to who is suing who in the uber-competitive smartphone industry. Although attempting to clear things up, upon first glance one can't help but feel slightly overwhelmed and more confused.  Take a look for yourself to see if you can make sense of the insanity.  Click on the image for a larger view....

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