Polaroid introduces SC1630, a Camera with a Phone, or Vice Versa?

Coming out of nowhere to blur the lines between phone and camera is Polaroid and their SC1630.  While most smartphones have taken to include camera functionalities into their devices, here is a long time camera manufacturer adding phone capabilities to their camera. Make no mistake, this is a fully functioning point and shoot camera supporting 16 megapixels with an adjustable apeture of F3.1 - F5.6, 3X optical zoom and 5X digital...

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CES 2012: LG Spectrum gets Exclusive ESPN ScoreCenter App

At the CES, LG officially announced the LG Spectrum for the Verizon network.  As a bonus, ESPN ScoreCenter app will be preloaded on all of the new devices which will stream HD video directly.  It will be available for Verizon only on the 19th of January for $199.  Here are the specs of the new smartphone: 1.5GHz dual-core Snapdragon S3 processor 1GB of RAM 4GB of on-board storage, 16GB micro SD card pre-installed 4.5-inch True HD IPS...

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HTC Testing New Phones that Circumvent Recent Patent Loss to Apple

Perhaps in anticipation of the recent decision against them, HTC is reported already testing out their infringing devices in order to get around the import ban. This further lessens the impact of Apple's win and only brings to attention their failure to effectively protect their patent claims. HTC confirmed that part of the UI would be removed in the near future and said that the ruling affects only a “small UI experience”.  Head of...

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HTC May be Banned in the US After Small Apple Victory

Apple has won one of their ongoing patent infringement cases involving some HTC devices.  This decision may have these particular devices banned from being imported into the US.  However HTC may be little affected as details of the decision emerge. With the ban not taking effect until April 2012, there is still time for HTC and Google to remove any of the features that infringe on the patent in question.  This decision is a small...

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Acer CEO Predicts Slow Growth for Apple

Not one the shy away from making bold statements, Acer's CEO  J T Wang, sees a slowdown in growth for the famed iPhone maker. In fact, he's the same guy who said that the iPad is just a fad and that there's still room for netbooks.  We can see how accurate his powers of prognostication are, but does he have a point this time?  He adds that he sees Wintel devices to pick up the slack once Apple begins to slow down.  This of course can...

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Unveiled: Lenovo LePhone K2 & S760 Android Smartphones

Lenovo recently announced two new Android based phone as part of their LePhone brand, the S760 and the K2. The LePhone S760 is a nice little device with the following specs: 3.7AMOLED screen 5MP camera/1.3MP front camera 512 RAM Single core Scorpion CPU The Lenovo LePhone K2 has much stronger specs and features: dialcore 1.5GHz Scorpion CPU 1GB RAM 4.3 IPS LCD 8MP camera 1080p video recording What do you think about the computer...

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