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Apple Gets 40% Mobile Market Share in the USA

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The story is a little different when you look at the global numbers, but in the United States, Apple continues to be the dominating force in the world of smartphones.

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Lenovo Has Been Negotiating to Buy HTC for Two Months Already

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It's no secret that HTC is in need of some help and it looks like it's more prepared than ever to get acquired by someone else. And that someone else could be Lenovo.

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Scientists Hope to Use Smartphones as Earthquake Sensors

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Scientists appear to have found a better tool for sensing earthquakes: the accelerometers in today’s smartphones.

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Smartphones With Quad HD LCD Displays Coming Soon

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LG Display has unveiled their Quad HD 2,560 x 1,440 smartphone screen, and it looking absolutely stunningly beautiful.

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Smartphones Now More Popular Than Feature Phones

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The latest data from Gartner suggests that the sales of smartphones have overtaken those of feature phones. Android is leading the smartphone race with Samsung as the biggest supporter for Google’s mobile OS.

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80% Of Smartphones Shipped In Q2 2013 Run Android

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According to the latest data, 80 percent of smartphones shipped in the second quarter of 2013 were running Android.

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HP Exec Says Company is Working on a New Smartphone

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According to an HP Exec, the company is preparing a new smartphone entry once again - though no clear timetable on when to expect its arrival.

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Get Your Bat On: Seeing in the Dark with your iPhone

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Imagine if you had the powers of the bat, the ability to see in the dark. How would you use your gift? You might soon enough find out!

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Future Smartphones Could Eventually Use Micro Vacuum Technology

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Micro vacuum pumps developed as part of DARPA’s Chip-Scale Vacuum Micro Pumps (CSVMP) program could pave the way for faster processors in smartphones.

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Google Wallet Available On More Smartphones (Video)

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Google Wallet is now available on more smartphones including the HTC One and Galaxy S4 on Sprint. Google has also announced that they are integrating Google Wallet with Gmail.

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Google Android Was Really Meant for Smart Cameras from the Beginning

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In an economic forum in Tokyo, Android-co-founder Andy Rubin said, "The exact same platform, the exact same operating system we built for cameras, that became Android for cellphones."

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70% of Smartphones Shipped in Q4 2012 Were Android

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Even though many people think that the iPhone is continuing to dominate the world of smartphones, the recent stats are really stating otherwise. A report has been released by the good people at Canalys, for example, and they're saying that Android accounted for a full 70 percent of all smartphones shipped during the fourth quarter of last year.

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HTC Mini is a Dumb Phone for Your Smartphone… Confused Yet?

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The newest accessory from HTC is either absolutely genius or completely nuts. The HTC Mini is a phone for your phone. Wrap your head around that concept.

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Could Foxconn be Considering Making Their Own Hardware?

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A new rumor has surfaced suggesting that Foxconn could be preparing to make its own tablet and smartphone hardware in the near future.

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Prepaid Phones growing fastest in the Smartphone arena

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It's obvious enough to nearly any casual observer that smartphones are increasing in popularity, but the assumption is that everyone is signing up for monthly plans and extended contracts. And that assumption would be wrong

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