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Samsung Galaxy Note Confirmed: February Release for AT&T and Rogers

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Now it has been confirmed by both AT&T in the US and Rogers in Canada that the respective carriers will be launching the 5.3-inch Android "phablet" in February.

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Galaxy S III Possesses ‘Quad-Core Engine And 12MP Camera’

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Samsung had to think big when planning the next in their “S” series line of Android smartphones to keep up with the rich traditions already established by the Galaxy S, S II and the Galaxy Note. It seems that Galaxy S3 will indeed be a monster, powered by a Quad-Core chipset capable of speeds in the range of 1.6 GHz.

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Huawei Going High-End With Diamond Series Smartphones at MWC

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It's not exactly a household name, but the Chinese company has been able mostly to sell its cheaper Android smartphones to people who don't want to spend the premium on higher end devices. Now, it looks like they're ready to move up the range.

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Arman Ahnood’s OLED Solar Cell Screen Could Expand Your Battery Life

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Did you know that only about 36% of the light produced by an OLED display is projected out while the rest is wasted? So what if we could find a way to harness this wasted energy to increase battery life on today's smartphones? This is exactly what Arman Ahnood, a researcher at the London Centre for Nanotechnology, is working on.

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CES: Hands-On With Samsung’s 5.3-inch Galaxy Note

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Holding the phablet (you like that?) in my hands, I did get the sense that it is a little too big, but I initially felt the same way about phones like the Galaxy S Captivate.

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Mobileye Introduces Smartphone-Connected Driver Assistance Technology

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That's where human ingenuity takes over and has given us many breakthrough technologies in the past several decades to help with driver safety such as airbags and even GPS. Now Mobileye has announced a new technology that takes protecting drivers on the road a step further.

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Gorilla Glass 2 at CES, Coming to iPhone 5?

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Not many details have been released about the new version at this point, but the company claimed last year that this is the next big thing in glass and we can expect it to be in the iPhone 5.

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QP Lightpad Enlarges Your Smartphone Screen From 11″ to 60″

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The new QP Optoelectronics "LightPad" has a folio-style setup that combines a keyboard with an 11-inch rear projection screen.

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Apple Wins Patent Suite Against HTC

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One of the most handy features on my LG Android smartphone is the ability to look up numbers through the browser, tap them, and have them launch into the phone dialer. While this certainly isn't the most impressive feature on my phone, I still am glad to have it.

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Android-Powered DragonBot Toy Learns From The Cloud

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Enter the DragonBot. More specifically, Kombusto is the first of what will presumably be a series of DragonBots and it could be one of the most powerful kids toys in some time... as well as for the kid in all of us.

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Xbox Companion App For Windows Phone Released [Video]

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Microsoft’s dashboard update to their Xbox 360 was gladly welcomed by all the owners of the console earlier. Now, as expected, the company has released the Xbox Companion app for Windows Phone devices.

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Sharp’s New 12MP Camera Sensor Is The Industry’s Thinnest

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Sharp has unveiled their latest product, a tiny 12.1 megapixel camera sensor, which appears to be paving the way for thinner smartphones.

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Verizon Doubles Data Cap On Its 4G LTE Plans

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More is almost always better than less. Verizon’s new deal for 4G LTE smartphone owners certainly offers more, and at no extra cost. For a limited time Verizon is doubling your data cap on an existing or new 4G LTE plan. This deal will apply to current and new customers that are willing to sign up for a two year commitment. The promotion will go into effect on November 8th, just days before the release of the highly anticipated 4G LTE-compatible Motorola Droid RAZR.

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Samsung Reveals its 2560×1600 WQXGA Tablet Display

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It seems that 2011 is the year for change when it comes to smartphone and tablet video resolutions. Just a little over a week ago, Toshiba slammed us with a 6” inch demo retina screen running an eye popping resolution of 2560x1600. Although it showed impressive visuals, it also left many of us a little confused, as 6” is typically too small for a tablet -- unless you're RIM -- and too big for a smartphone -- unless you're Dell -- so what exactly had Toshiba been thinking?

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RIM’s New BBX Operating System Marries BlackBerry With QNX

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I guess one way around that is to create yet another operating system and that's exactly what the Waterloo crew have decided to do, today announcing the next-generation BBX OS for BlackBerry smartphone and tablet devices.

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