AT&T Looking to Buy Vodafone and Muscle its Way Into the European Market

AT&T is trying to break into the European wireless market and doesn't want to start from scratch...what to do? Buyout an established company, of course, and that brand is Vodafone. Vodafone has a huge network that provides mobile service in over 30 countries worldwide and has a user base to match it. The carrier is so large that if the takeover were to be successful, AT&T would become the world's largest wireless provider....

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Fact: Nokia has a Working Smart Watch Prototype Named “Facet”

With the rumors that Nokia was working on a smart watch flying around and a picture of a "prototype" watch leaked it seemed only a matter of time till someone dug up something concrete on a Nokia watch. Well someone did... It seems that Engadget found some patents that Nokia had on a watch and than got contacted by Kent Lyons who worked on the watch concept codenamed "Facet". Facet is an interesting concept to say the least with six...

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Rumor: Windows Phones Going “Buttonless” in the Future

For a little while there was a hot rumor going around that Microsoft was trying get rid of the back button on it's devices because it was confusing to some consumers. Now word on the street is that Microsoft is trying to get rid of all the buttons and replace them with onscreen buttons to make the devices cheaper for manufacturers to make their devices. Also this move would give legs to the "dual boot device" rumor since said device...

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More Windows Phone 8 Bittersweet Shimmer/GDR3 Leaks on Lumia Devices

The amount of leaks for the upcoming building of Windows Phone just keep coming. This time a Nokia Lumia 920 got sold that has the updates already installed on it. There is often talked about third row of tiles and not only that but it shows the actual percent of battery left of battery in the notification area. The other thing I noticed is the "down arrow" on the bar I couldn't find anywhere what that arrow could be for... Perhaps a...

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Nokia/MSFT Post Merger Managment Team Will Look Like This

While I am still gathering information on the Microsoft Nokia deal I came across this piece of information I wanted to share immediately with you. This is part of an email I found from Steven Ballmer showing exactly what the new management structure will look like.   1. Stephen Elop will be coming back to Microsoft, and he will lead an expanded Devices team, which includes all of our current Devices and Studios work and most of the...

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Nokia Announces a Release Date for the Lumia 1020 in Italy, France and Russia

The Nokia Lumia 1020 has been available here in the US for a little while now yet Nokia has left other countries waiting and wondering when this device will be available in their country. For three countries that questions has been answered... It has been reported by Smartphonefrance.info , WP7forum.ru that the Nokia Lumia 1020 will be released in Italy eight days from now on September 10th. In France they will have to wait a little...

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