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Opera mobile and mini browsers reach over 100 million users, new ones coming at MWC 2011

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According to Opera’s State of the Web report, Opera Mini has about 90.4 million users every month, while the Opera Mobile handles approximately 15 million more. That makes for a total of 105 million people, which is a really impressive number.

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Verizon’s iPhone CDMA is out today, AT&T starts offering unlimited free voice calls to any mobile number in the US

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Celebrating losing its iPhone exclusivity in the US (just kidding), AT&T has announced that as part of its new bonus service called Mobile to Any Mobile, all AT&T customers will be able to call anyone in the US on their mobile for free.

To be eligible for the bonus service, you need to be on either the National or the FamilyTalk plan and also have the Unlimited messaging add-on plan activated. The Unlimited messaging plan is available for $20 per month on top of the usual monthly fee for the individual plan.

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Samsung to release two compacts with great bang-for-buck value – the PL20 and ES80

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Samsung is aiming at the masses with its PL20 and ES80 budget compacts. The 14 megapixel PL20 (picture below) is the better of the two with a 27mm wide-angle lens and 720p video recording at 24 fps. It offers 5x optical zoom, all this in a compact point-and-shoot body of the reasonable 20mm thick body.

The Samsung PL20

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Microsoft releasing copy-and-paste feature to developers

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The Copy & paste feature has been made available to developers according to Microsoft’s Director of Developer Relations, Brandon Watson. He also mentioned that the Windows Phone Developer tools are close to reaching the 1 million download mark. Impressive numbers, which point out that new apps for the platform should be rolling out at a great pace.

Copy & Paste for Windows Phone 7

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How would you like to fly a water Jetpack at the beach? Meet the JetLev

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Having the best time you can possible have is what going to the beach is all about. It’s sunny, you’ve hopefully brought friends along and there are plenty of activities to keep you happy like building castles made of sand (over the said friends) and whatnot. And here comes the Jetlev – a hybrid Jetpack, running on water, to up the level of the summer fun-having.

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Feast your eyes on these 1080p video camera samples by the LG Optimus 2X

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While we’re hard at work to bring you a full review of the LG Optimus 2X, we thought we can at least give you some new 1080p Full HD video samples and a 720p HD sample.

You will notice that the latter is smoother than those 1080p ones but that’s normal given the higher framerate. So here’s the first video. Read more »

HTC Pyramid has a 1.2 GHz dual-core CPU and 4.3-inch 960×540 screen, headed for T-Mobile USA?

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With all those Tegra 2 headlines becoming the hottest news around we were beginning to wonder when HTC would finally step up and announce a dual-core device of their own. As it just so happens information about such a handset has leaked today and it looks bound for T-Mobile USA for now.

HTC Pyramid

A 1.2 GHz dual-core CPU is big news and the fact that it’s being associated with a line of Snapdragons, announced last summer, you can bet my geek-o-meter hit the roof.

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T-Mobile shows the LG G-Slate 3D tablet and the Galaxy S 4G to the world

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T-Mobile US just introduced officially the Android Honeycomb-ready G-Slate tablet by LG along with full specs and details on their Galaxy S 4G. The focus is without a doubt on the G-slate tablet, which offers a 3D display with 3D stereoscopic video recording, all powered by NVIDIA Tegra2 and the latest Android.

T-Mobile G-Slate and Samsung Galaxy S 4G

The G-Slate is one of the first tablets to pioneer the newest Android 3.0 Honeycomb, which is the first version of Android designed with tablets in mind. The LG tablet has been in the rumor mill for quite some time, but this time it’s the real deal. Read more »

T-Mobile USA to offer the Dell Streak 7 for just $200 on 2 February

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The successor to the tablet-phone Dell Streak 5, the Dell Streak number 7 is set to launch for T-Mobile USA in a couple of days confirming the rumored price of under $300. This HSPA device can be yours for just 199.99 US dollars on a 2year contract with T-Mobile USA or 450 bucks if you want to save yourself the monthly fees and get it no strings attached. Just as a comparison, the Galaxy Tab’s contract-free price is still around $600.

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O2 to offer free internet for all via nation-wide Wi-Fi network across the UK

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O2 UK just announced it’s working on a nation-wide Wi-Fi service in the UK. Most importantly, the service will be free for everybody and not just for O2 customers. Rollout will begin immediately starting with the current hotspots in O2’s shops and own retail centers and will soon be expanded to include strategic places around the UK.

O2 UK Free Wi-Fi

Their goal is to surpass the combined number of premium hotspots offered by BT Openzone and The Cloud in the country by 2013.
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