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Can your phone record 1080p video? The LG Optimus 2X can

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You’ve probably heard of the LG Optimus 2X. It’s the first smartphone utilizing the Nvidia Tegra 2 platform. Another first is the 1080p video recording that you may have missed on its lengthy specs sheet.

LG Optimus 2X

You can bet I have a real camera sample for you. Read more »

A white version of BlackBerry Torch 9800 is coming to Vodafone UK soon

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BlackBerry news are endless today, as Vodafone announced that they’ll launch a white BlackBerry Torch in their network. And as you can see from the picture bellow it looks dead gorgeous in white.

White BlackBerry Torch

Vodafone brags that it will be the only carrier offering the white version of the Torch in the UK. Read more »

Samsung I9010 Galaxy S Giorgio Armani blesses our office with its presence, the hands-on video is inside

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We are pleased to welcome a real celebrity in our office. The Samsung I9010 Galaxy S Giorgio Armani is the seemingly perfect blend of smartphone muscle and high-end looks.

Carrying the Armani logo and combining the 1GHz processing power of the Cortex A8 CPU with the fastest growing operating system and the gorgeous 4” Super AMOLED display, the Galaxy S Giorgio Armani is a handset that simply cannot go unnoticed.

We are already hard at work on the full review, but until it is complete here’s a quick video and some live shots to whet your appetite. Read more »

Get your Motorola ATRIX fix with this short video ad marathon

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The Motorola ATRIX was among the most interesting announcements at this year’s CES. Not only because it’s among the few Android smartphones powered by the powerful Tegra 2 platform, but also because it comes with a bunch of docking accessories, which can turn the device from a TV video player with its own remote to a slim netbook (or smartbook, if you like) with a proper screen and a hardware keyboard.

Motorola ATRIX

I’ve got you a whole playlist of short video ads of the Atrix. The playlist includes 10 clips and it’s total running time is 3 minutes. Read more »

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play torn to pieces, as PSP2 re-enters rumorland

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The Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play has just been taken apart by a bunch of curious Chinese geeks, eager to see what hides under the skin of the PlayStation phone. At this point we already know so much about the handset that it’s might come as a shock to you that it hasn’t even been officially announced yet.

The tear down treatment revealed that the two trackpads were supplied by Synaptics, while the screen is packing the Bravia Engine, much like the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Arc display. The Scorpion CPU used is most likely identical to the one on the HTC Desire Z, but according to the source, it’s clocked at 1Ghz, rather than 800 MHz. Read more »

INQ working on an Android based phone with Facebook integration, the INQ Cloud Touch

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It’s been over a year and a half since we heard that INQ was working on an Android phone, but now, finally, Bluetooth certifications for INQ Cloud Touch droid heavy with Facebook integration bring some validity to that age old rumor…

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Here is what NVIDIA Tegra 2 can do for you

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I bet you’ve seen the NVIDIA Tegra 2 moniker been thrown all over the place these days. CES 2011 is over now and we saw a slew of smartphones, tablets and whatnot’s powered by Nvidia’s latest and greatest mobile platform. So what’s all the fuss about it and how high should you place your expectations for your next dual-core smartphone?

Tegra 2 chips

It sure sounds like the next best thing in the business and we’re more than happy to serve your curiosity by delving deeper into what stands behind this label up there.
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Fake Louis Vuitton belt phone has questionable pants-dropping design

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Cheap Chinese gadgets are notorious for their questionable quality, imitation of name brands and sometimes their bizarre design – but some, like this Louis Vuitton belt plus gold phone belt buckle are just too creative (or better make that “creative”) to miss…

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HTC ThunderBolt goes official, is an LTE-enabled version of the Desire HD

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The veil has officially lifted – the HTC ThunderBolt is out in the open and ready to impress with LTE connectivity and a 4.3” touch screen. The rumored UMTS connectivity didn’t pan out though, it’s just CDMA EvDO Rev. A and LTE…

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Dual-core Motorola DROID BIONIC coming soon on Verizon USA

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It was just yesterday that we met the Tegra2-powered Motorola Atrix 4G headed for AT&T. Today Motorola has announced another powerful Droid, this time for Verizon.

DROID BIONIC is also based on the Tegra2 platform and utilizes a dual-core 1GHz processor, but it packs “only” 512MB RAM.

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We unbox the HTC Gratia, find out how different it is from its twin sister

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Hello, have we met before? Yes, I remember you – but back then you were called Aria. But has anything else changed besides the name, which changed to HTC Gratia, remains to be seen. As usual the first step is an unboxing video and a short tour of the user interface…

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Vizio plans to conquer your living room and pockets with their own Via Plus Phone, Tablet and HDTVs

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Vizio, a company known mainly in the US for the affordable HDTVs they make, announced earlier today at CES 2011 they are going to release a whole “ecosystem” called Via Plus. As part of it Vizio are going to release the Vizio Via Phone, the Vizio Via Tablet and special Vizio HDTVs.

The Vizio Via Phone, Tablet and HDTV chilling

The idea behind the “Via Plus Ecosystem” is to allow seamless and unified control between the Vizio tablet, phone and TV. Read more »

GPS accuracy boosted down to 3cm by a new Mitsubishi-developed system

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The civil GPS receivers nowadays are good for almost all purposes practical, but there are still some areas, where the 10m accuracy just doesn’t suffice. Luckily Mitsubishi and the Japan Aerospace Exploration Agency come to the rescue, introducing a new system that betters this achievement about 333 times.

During a recent public test a conventional GPS receiver using complementary data from the Michibiki satellite successfully offered pinpoint accuracy with deviations going as far as only 3cm. Read more »

QWERTY-packing droid HTC EVO Shift 4G goes live

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Today HTC announced a new addition to their CDMA smartphone lineup, the EVO Shift 4G. The full QWERTY-packing Android smartphone comes with a 3.6” LCD screen of WVGA resolution. The 4G moniker and the Sprint allegiance give away the EVO Shift WiMax radio, but you should know that there’s also EV-DO support for when the new generation networks aren’t available.

The HTC EVO Shift 4G packs a Qualcomm MSM7630 CPU, clocked at 800 MHz and a 5 megapixel camera capable of HD video recording. Read more »

Samsung to unveil a successor of the Galaxy S at MWC 2011?

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The MWC 2011 in Barcelona is only a couple of months away and quite expectedly all kind of rumors have started popping up. The latest one claims Samsung will announce the next generation Galaxy phone on the MWC 2011.

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