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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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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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Nokia 500 gets 1GHz CPU, powered by Symbian ANNA

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I thought that Nokia was slowly trying to wean itself away from anything Symbian and focus its efforts on Windows Phone 7. Maybe not entirely, because what you're looking at here is the Nokia 500, not an E-series nor an N-series. Instead, the Nokia 500 is the first smartphone to be powered by Symbian Anna.

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Samsung announces white version of Galaxy S II Android superphone

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As far as Android phones are concerned, the Samsung Galaxy S II is easily one of the best. That brilliant Super AMOLED display, that peppy Tegra2 processor, that super slim profile. She's an absolute beauty, but maybe you're not a fan of the color scheme. Well, Samsung is trying to spark some additional interest in this superphone by announcing a white variant.

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Piggyback Concept combines Phone, Tablet and Laptop into one device

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Brooks Benefiel's Piggyback Tablet is a three-in-one concept that could render purchasing individual tablets and netbooks unnecessary. The Piggyback Tablet concept uses a smartphone to power a tablet and netbook computer. While Motorola's Atrix 4G smartphone has an optional laptop dock, the phone only becomes a netbook when plugged in, whereas when plugged into the Piggyback, the phone becomes both a tablet and a netbook

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Samsung Exynos Dual-Core 2.0 Gigahertz to catch fire in 2012

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I remember when the first set of Qualcomm Snapdragon processors broke the 1GHz threshold. That was monumental. Soon, we will have dual-core Nvidia Tegra 2 powered smartphones at hour fingertips. This is already being out done by phones with 1.2GHz and even 1.4GHz processors mind you. But they're all going to get usurped again. By Samsung.

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