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LG Optimus 2X rocks dual-core Tegra 2, 1080p recording

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There's no doubt what LG is trying to emphasize with the announcement of the LG Optimus 2X smartphone. You see that 2X in the name? That's because it boasts the impressive dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor (1GHz) to run its show. And what a show it is.

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What you need to know about Thursday’s Google Nexus S launch

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Are you ready to upgrade from your Nexus One into the brand spanking new Google Nexus S? Are you completely stoked about Android 2.3 Gingerbread and can't wait to bite into that delicious fresh take on the Google's mobile OS? Well, then you'll need to read this primer on the Nexus S launch before you waltz into your local store on Thursday.

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Handful of Symbian UI updates coming to Nokia smartphones next year

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As I'm sure you've already noticed, Nokia has been steadily losing its smartphone market share to alternatives like Android phones and the Apple iPhone. In an effort to get your attention back, the Finnish giant is prepping for a very big 2011. They're not moving to the Android side, but they are working on "four or five" updates to the Symbian UI. Dual core phones are on the way too.

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Google’s Android Market about to get an extreme makeover

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I don't think that Google has to do very much to spark some new interest in the Android Market, because the app developers are already recognizing the huge potential that it offers since it opened up to global markets, but that's not stopping the search engine giant from giving the app marketplace a small overhaul. Even Google needs a new wardrobe from time to time.

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Eldar Murtazin leaks AT&T-branded Nokia X7 smartphone

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This Eldar guy must have a thing for a certain cell phone maker in Finland, because it seems like he is leaking a new Nokia phone every other day. He reviewed the N8 before it was released, he leaked the Nokia N9 (which may or may not be the same as the E7), and now he's leaking the X7 with AT&T branding.

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Google Nexus S smartphone officially unveiled with Android 2.3 Gingerbread

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After all those rumors and spyshots, Google has officially unveiled its successor the original Google Nexus One smartphone. The Google Nexus S is officially here and the first Android smartphone of the bunch to come pre-loaded with the new Android 2.3 Gingerbread operating system.

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Nokia N8 Symbian^3 smartphone review

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Nokia is still the largest cell phone maker in the world, but it is quickly losing market share to Android devices, the Apple iPhone, and other suitable alternatives. The company needs to innovate and come up with something new and exciting. Their apparent answer? The Nokia N8.

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Samsung beats HTC for Windows Phone 7 market domination

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HTC has a long and favorable history with smartphones. It was the clear leader with Windows Mobile, especially as an OEM for other brands. It also led the way with Android. Unfortunately for the Taiwanese firm, that crown has been snatched away, because Samsung is the overwhelming leader in the Windows Phone 7 arena.

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iPhone 4 is the most fragile phone yet

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Do you have an iPhone 4? Are you planning to get one? Sure! Go ahead. Just keep one thing in mind: it is a delicate darling.

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Nokia E7 Symbian^3 smartphone ships next month

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A couple of months ago, the Nokia E7 made its first official appearance. Now, it seems that the Finnish phonemaker is almost ready to start selling the Symbian^3 smartphone.

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Android on the cheap: Four new T-Mobile smartphones starting at $10

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In the third quarter of this year, Google Android was installed on nearly half of all smartphones purchased in the United States. Sales were largely fueled by the higher-end offerings, like the HTC EVO 4G, but T-Mobile has some more affordable options for you this holiday season.

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Unlocked Palm Pre 2 to be sold directly from HP

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Digging the prospects of the new Palm Pre 2 but not exactly a fan of the carrier service contract? Fret not. It seems that HP is following in the footsteps of Google and Nokia, because it will be selling the unlocked GSM version of the Palm Pre 2 directly to consumers.

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Android dominates Q3 smartphone sales in US

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It's true. We were told that 2010 was going to be the year of the Android and that promise is holding up. The NPD Group just released its findings for the third quarter of this year and Google Android absolutely dominated the sales figures.

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Google Nexus Two based on Samsung Galaxy S platform?

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The Google Nexus One, sourced from HTC, has proven to be one of the most popular Android phones on the market. It is the official developer's phone, after all. So, what can we expect from the hotly anticipated Google Nexus Two? For starters, the search engine giant is moving away from HTC.

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Motorola enjoys first profitable quarter since 2006

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Motorola just went through one of the most difficult transition periods in the company's history, but it looks like it has been able to emerge with a smile on its face. That's because Moto has just enjoyed its first profitable quarter since way back in Q4 2006.

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