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Nokia Windows RT Tablet Said to Feature Special Dock Cover with...

We previously reported that a Nokia Windows RT tablet is on its way, with an unveiling expected at MWC in 2013. Now it seems that we have a bit more information about what the Nokia tablet will have for features.

Flipside iPhone Case Uses Solar Power for Charging

We've seen quite a few game controllers for iOS and Android over the years, but the FlipSide certainly looks a bit different from what we are accustomed to.

ZTE Grand S First Leaked Image Appears

We've known that ZTE is also working on a 5-inch 1080p smartphone for a little while now, but it seems that the first press shot of the ZTE Grand S has now surfaced.

Rumor: Next iPad Just Around the Corner, Will Take Design Cues...

When Apple finally unveiled the iPad Mini, few to none of us were surprised. That said, we were more than a little stunned to see Apple turn around and release a 4th generation iPad only about a half year after the release of the 3rd gen model. Despite some complaints, iPads are still selling strong. So was this aggressive and short cycle for the iPad a bad move for Apple? They don't seem to think so, if rumors are to be believed.

Verizon Launches 4G LTE In 29 New Markets, Just in Time...

Christmas comes early for 29 new Verizon markets that now have LTE services turned on in their area.

Sega Slashes Prices on Mobile Games in Time for the Holidays

Holiday apps sales are abound with Christmas just days away. Yesterday we covered the sales for Square Enix games, now it is Sega's turn.

Laptop Repair Specialist creates Unique Raspberry Pi Mini-Laptop

When it comes to the Raspberry Pi, there are many unique uses for the $35 hobbyist board. That includes turning your Pi into a mini-laptop it seems.

Wild Blood Price Drops to $.99 for a Limited Time

We've reviewed Wild Blood in the past, and while not a perfect game, it is still quite a bit of fun. Still, not everyone wants to pay top-dollar for mobile games. If you are looking for a fun time-waster without paying a lot of money, you'll be pleased to now that the game is now on sale.

HTC Working on Windows RT Tablets, 7 and 10-inch Models?

A new rumor suggests that HTC might be working on new Windows RT tablets for release in 2013.

Whatsapp for iOS Free for a Limited Time

WhatsApp previously cost $.99 for iOS users, via a one-time payment. Meanwhile, Android users paid nothing up front but after the first 12 months found themselves paying $1 each year as a subscription fee.

Square Enix Offering RPGs at Heavily Discounted Prices via Google Play

When it comes to mobile games, you get what you pay for. While many great games are only a few dollars, if you want a truly detailed and engrossing mobile experience, you generally have to pay quite a bit more.

Blackberry 10 Handsets Will Be Stock by All Major UK Carriers

Recently we've reported on the hardware for the Blackberry L-Series, and we've even shown off detailed screen-shots of the new Blackberry 10 OS. RIM's latest OS and hardware certainly seems to be shaping up as something worthy of interest, but it all boils down to carrier support.

Nexus 7 Getting Cheaper Version that Uses GFF Touchscreen Technology (Rumor)

At the current pricing, the Nexus 7 represents an exceptional deal, but what if you could get Google's 7-inch tablet for even cheaper? According to industry suppliers reporting first to DigiTimes, you might soon be able to get a budget version of the Nexus 7 for as little as $99

Mobile Magazine Turns 12 Contest: Win the Nexus 4 and More!...

In honor of Mobile Magazine's 12th anniversary, we are pulling out all the stops to offer one of our biggest contest giveaways yet.

Google Music Now Offers Scan and Match Functionality in the United...

The way we listen to music has changed a lot over the decades. There was a time when everyone had vinyl records. Then came cassettes and CDs. Finally the revolution of MP3 players starting surfacing in the late 1990s and early 2000s.

Apple HDTV Set Prototypes Said to Be in Testing

The idea of an Apple Television set refuses to die it seems, and now we are hearing rumors that Apple and its manufacturing partner Hon Hai have been testing a variety of different prototype HDTVs.

Google Releases its Own Santa Tracker App

NORAD and their Santa Tracker effort recently jumped ship from Google Maps over to Microsoft' Bing Maps and the power of Windows Azure technology. What does that mean for Google exactly? It means that Google has decided to make a tracking app of their own, available for Android devices and Google Chrome.

Facebook iOS App Now Allows You to Install Apps Directly from...

Today Facebook announced that it is providing several new options for users and developers when it comes to viewing and creating ads that allow mobile app installation.

Samsung preparing New Mid-Range Handset for CES 2013

According to SamMobile, Samsung is preparing a new mid-ranged device for its first showing at CES.

Blackberry 10 Will Have Roughly 70,000 Apps at Launch

Blackberry 10 is just around the corner and with it comes a whole new era for RIM. Whether or not the changes that come with BB10 will be enough remains unseen, but one thing is for sure: in today's age you need apps to succeed.

Lit Motors C-1, Bike or Car? You Decide

Looking at the picture above, you are probably trying to decide what the heck this thing is. I'm right there with you. The Lit Motors C-1 isn't quite a motorcycle, but nor is it really a car. This two-person transport has just a pair of wheels and has been gyroscopically stabilized so it doesn't tip over.

iOS 6.0.2 Update Arrives, May Finally Solve Wi-Fi Issues for iOS...

Remember iOS 6.0.1 back in early November? This update was supposed to fix a great number of things, and that included Wi-Fi issues with iOS 6.

High-quality Images of Blackberry 10 Leak to the Net

We've already seen quite a few high quality images of the Blackberry 10-based L-Series handset. What about the actual interface itself? Now a new leak shows off screenshots detailing the new Blackberry 10 OS.

Nvidia Tegra 4 Specifications Leaked to the Net

It seems that the next-generation Tegra 4 processor specs have now been leaked to the net. Codenamed Wayne, the newest smartphone and tablet processor looks to be rather impressive.

Images of the Sony Xperia Yuga Leaked to the Net

Remember the Sony Xperia Yuga? It's been mentioned a few times in the past as a possible 1080p smartphone from Sony. It's been spotted in FCC filings and more. But now we also have an alleged photo of the device.

Using Google Maps with Siri, is it Possible?

When it comes to Siri, you get an excellent voice assistant. That said, it isn't perfect. One of its flaws could arguably be that it uses Apple Maps. What if you really want to use Google Maps instead? Don't worry, easy enough without a jailbreak.

Raspberry Pi Gets An App Store of its Own

App Stores are where it is at. Google has one, Apple has two, so does Microsoft. Even Firefox has a marketplace. Now the ultra-small Raspberry Pi motherboard kit has one too.

LG Nexus 4 Supply Shortage: LG’s Fault? Google Exec Seems to...

The LG Nexus 4 is a beautiful and powerful piece of hardware. It is an excellent phone and one of the best Android phones on the market right now-- if you can actually managed to get your hands on it.

Facebook for Android Finally Gets A Native App

Hate Facebook for Android? You aren't alone. The app is known for being a slow and terrible mess. The good news is that Facebook has finally recognized the problem and built a new version from the ground up. The latest update has better load and resume times, improved overall navigation and much more.

Nokia Lumia 920 getting a Big Brother? [Rumor]

A new photo has now hit the net of what appears to be a massive Galaxy Note-sized Nokia smartphone. The prototype is known as the “Juggernaut Semaphore” and in a setting screen photo reveals that it is running on an up-to-date Snapdragon S4 chipset.

Samsung Galaxy S3 Jelly Bean Update Arrives Today for Verizon Customers

While the international version of the Galaxy S3 has had Jelly Bean for about three months, the same can't be said for the United States. It took quite a bit longer in the States, but now every major carrier has Jelly Bean-- Except Verizon. The good news is that the Jelly Bean rolls out to the Verizon network starting today.

Samsung Galaxy S3 versus Apple iPhone 5

There has never been a greater time to buy a smartphone I'd wager. From Nokia to Samsung to Apple and even (surprisingly) LG-- there is lot to love. When it comes to iconic smartphone leaders though, we still often hear the names Samsung and Apple come up.

Jury Rules That Apple Infringes on Three Patents With the iPhone

It seems that today Apple lost in an infringement case brought against them by patent-licensing firm MobileMedia Idea LLC.

Google versus Apple: Google’s Eric Schmidt declares Android is Beating Apple...

In a recent interview with Bloomberg, Schmidt essentially declared it is the winner of the mobile war against Apple.

HTC Evo 4G LTE Sprint Owners Getting Jelly Bean Today?

HTC Evo 4G
Own an HTC Evo 4G LTE on Sprint's network? Good news, Jelly Bean is arriving today, or so we hope! The news arrived last night by way of an anonymous tipster reporting to Android Police.

Top Mobile Technology Innovations of 2012

The year 2012 is almost over, and with that in mind we take a look back at just some of the most innovative mobile technologies making their way into the mainstream this year.

In-Depth Photos of the Blackberry L-Series Hit the Net

Curious about BB10, or more specifically the fullscreen touch Blackberry L-Series? Thanks to we now have in-depth photos that show the overall design and styling found in the L-Series.

Entire Kindle Fire Family on Sale Today Only, for Mom’s At...

On Monday we reported that the 8.9-inch Kindle Fire was arriving at a stunningly low $250, which was $50 off. Unfortunately, it was a one day deal, only. The good news is that now it seems that Amazon is repeating the deal with all of the Kindle Fire family. You can now get the original Kindle Fire for $20 off, the 7-inch HD model for $25 off and the 8.9-inch Fire HD for $50 off.

LG Nexus 4 Android 4.2 Factory Images and Binaries Vanish

It seems that Google has now pulled the LG Nexus 4 Android 4.2.x system images and binaries offline. These files were supposed to be out there to allow Nexus 4 modders a way to restore their devices to an original state, making the Google Nexus 4 almost impossible to brick.

Verizon Samsung Galaxy Note 2 Bootloader is Now Fully Unlocked

Managed to pick up a Samsung Galaxy Note 2 from Verizon only to find you are now stuck with a locked bootloader? The good news is that Adam Outler has now revealed how to unlock your Note 2 via XDA TV.

Microsoft Surface RT Arriving At Staples and Other Retailers as Early...

Microsoft has officially confirmed what many of us have been expecting for a very long time, the Microsoft Surface RT is going to finally start expanding to new retail locations.

Over 40 new Xbox 360 apps On Their Way Between Now...

Very few gaming systems have evolved the way the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 have. When the Xbox 360 game out, it was pretty much just a gaming system. Sure, it had a little bit of multimedia capabilities, but they were secondary at best.

Angry Birds Turn Three, Get Thirty New Levels in Celebration

You know the old saying, time flies when you are attacking structures built by pigs-- or something like that. Can you believe it has truly been three years already since Angry Birds first hit the scene? In that time we've seen quite a few special editions, including the recent Angry Birds Star Wars.

Hulu for Android Update Arrives, Adds New Kids Section to the...

Hulu Plus just received a new update for Android today, integrating “Hulu Kids” into the app, providing ad-free content with kids in mind. This new feature also adds parental controls into the mix.

SkyDrive app coming to Xbox 360, Streaming Photos and Video Made...

Microsoft's SkyDrive is far from being the only cloud storage out there on the market today, but it is about to get a very useful new feature that could certainly help it stand out. SkyDrive is now coming to the Xbox 360 through an Xbox app.

LG Nexus 4 Official Bumper Back in Stock at Google Play...

Looking for extra protection for your LG Nexus 4? Perhaps you are afraid of scuffing the sides of your beautiful new flagship smartphone? You'll be happy to know that the LG Nexus 4 bumper case is back in stock at the Google Play store.

Reportedly, Samsung Galaxy S4 Won’t Be Shown at CES 2013

Yesterday we reported on the teaser that suggested “Something new” is coming for CES 2013 from Samsung. We personally doubted that Samsung was referring to the highly-anticipated Galaxy S4, and it seems that CNET agrees.

Samsung Galaxy Note 2 GT-N7100 Gets Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean Update

Have an international version of the Samsung Galaxy Note 2, or more specially model GT-N7100? Exciting news, Android 4.1.2 Jelly Bean is now available for your downloading pleasure.

A few very lucky AT&T users can get LTE connectivity for...

LG Nexus 4
We previously reported that the LG Nexus 4 was able to connect to LTE networks in Canada with a simple tweak that works with a dormant LTE chip inside of the phone's hardware. Unfortunately, Canada was about the only place that the Nexus 4 would work for LTE.

Google Offering Chromebooks to Schools for Just $99

Throughout most of my elementary, middle and high school existence I learned that computers from home were generally very different from what most of us had in home.