First Impressions Samsung Note

I just got the Samsung Note in the other day to test and I have been playing around it for a few days. While I am still setting up the phone I thought I'd share with you my first impressions of it. Shockingly I am not minding the size of it at all. It is not a "one handed device" but you already knew that right? Battery life seems to be good for a phone of it's size. (though not up to par with smaller phones) surfing the web, and...

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Windows Phone VS Android Speed Test

Because I am lucky enough to get a lot of different phones to test I get to use the gambit of Mobile Operating Systems. As I was testing the Samsung Note I couldn't help but feel that it was tad slower than the HTC Titan II. Not at specific apps or in the "Smoked by Windows Phone" way the Windows Phone just felt snapper in general. It seemed like opening basic everyday tasks like e-mail, texts, weather, etc... was just somehow quicker...

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Love Smartphones? Love the Environment? The Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate is Your Answer!

It seems everyone these days wants to help out the environment but they have list of things that they will not sacrifice to do it. If your smartphone is one of those things Samsung has the answer. Introducing the Samsung Galaxy Exhilarate an AT&T 4G LTE phone made from 80 percent recycled (post-consumer waste) material and is packaged with a low-load, energy-efficient charger that alerts customers when the device is fully charged....

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Hands On App Review: Newser for Windows Phone

With the consent stream of information coming at from all ends these days wouldn't it be nice if there was just one place to get in, get your news, and just get on with your day? That is exactly what Newser for Windows Phone is intended to do. In fact here is how Newser describes itself. Newser is a news curator with a kick. Our editors hand-pick the best stories from hundreds of US and international sources and summarize them into...

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microSIM Not Small Enough “4FF” (Nano) SIM is the Next Standard

It seems that when it comes to phones larger is better and when it comes to SIMs they can't get small enough. It seems the ETSI (European Telecommunications Standards Institute) just agreed upon a '4FF' (4th Form Factor) SIM card. It according to reports most of the mobile heavy hitters (Apple, Motorola, Nokia and RIM, etc..) got tougher and  reached a compromise on what this "nano SIM" should look like. According to the press...

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Google battles Microsoft, Nokia over patent claims

Internet giant Google filed a patent claim against software giant Microsoft and its mobile partner Nokia accusing both companies of illegally feeding mobile patents to MOSAID Technologies Inc., a company that specializes in collecting royalties on intellectual property. Google asserts that this could potentially drive up the prices of cellphones and other wireless devices.   Google Inc. made the details of the claim public after...

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