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Mozilla Doesn't Plan to Launch the Firefox Phone Outside of Developing Nations

Bad news if you've had your heart set on a Mozilla phone ever since they announced the Firefox handsets: the company has admitted that it has no plans to launch the device here. Read More >>

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China Telecom Leak Seems to Reveal New iPhones

Overnight, a verified China Telecom account on the Weibo microblog posted an advert for advance orders of the iPhone 5S and 5C — the phones we expect Apple to announce next week. Read More >>

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This Is the First Phone With a 4K Video Camera

This is Acer's new giganta-smartphone, the Liquid S2, and it's sitting on a fairly impressive secret: it's the world's first phone to pack a 4K-capable video camera. Read More >>

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These Dumb Insurance Claims For Lost Phones are Hilarious

We've all misplaced our phone and spent what seems like hours searching for it — but some people take losing handsets to a whole new level. Chances are, you've never lost a phone as impressively as the people that feature in these stories. Read More >>

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HP: We're Going to Make Another Smartphone

Despite a shaky track record, it seems HP is keen to stay involved with the smartphone market—with one of its execs insisting that it's planning to release a handset. At some point. Read More >>

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Does This Mystery Motorola Reveal Google's Influence?

A mysterious new phone, which purports to be a Motorola-made Android, has surfaced — and it appears to shun the usual Moto design aesthetic in favour of something a little more Google-inspired. Read More >>

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Report: Nokia Will Launch a Full-On PureView Windows Phone This Year

Rumours are emerging which suggest Nokia is planning to launch a "true PureView Windows Phone" — codenamed EOS — some time later this year. Read More >>

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The New Padfone Lets It All Hang Out

The Asus Padfone took 12 months to arrive on the market after it was first announced. Now, for multi-tasking device lovers everywhere, there's a new version of the smartphone powered tablet — and it seems to want to show off its insides. Read More >>

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What's More Important: Phone or Network?

As part of the Apple-Samsung legal dispute, Apple has revealed a survey which it undertook in January 2011 before the iPhone appeared on Verizon, over in the US. It revealed that 48 per cent of people would choose Android over iPhone, if it allowed them to stay with their network. Read More >>

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Bloomberg: Facebook Launching HTC-Built Phone With Custom OS in 2013

These days, you're never more than a few months away from a Facebook phone rumour. Now, despite the fact it could prove to be an awful idea, Bloomberg is reporting that Facebook is working closely with HTC (again) to launch a Facebook phone by 2013. Read More >>

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WSJ: Amazon Is Testing a 4- to 5-Inch Phone

Last week Bloomberg reported that Amazon was in the process of developing a phone. Now, the Wall Street Journal is going one step further, by suggesting that the company is testing a handest, and even getting ready to go into production. Read More >>

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Oh God They're Actually Making the Galaxy Note Bigger?

You already thought Samsung's Galaxy Note was too big, right? Suitable only for use by elephants? Well rumour has it that the plan is to make it even bigger. Read More >>

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Bloomberg: Amazon Is Developing a Phone

Despite the fact that it could prove to be a spectacularly bad idea, rumours are once again milling that Amazon is planning to launch a phone. Now, Bloomberg reports that Bezos and co are in the process of developing an Android handset. Read More >>

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NYT: Facebook Is Working on Its Own Smartphone (Again)

The concept of a Facebook phone has floated around since 2010, though it's never come to fruition. Even last year's efforts between the Big Blue and HTC amounted to nothing more than a basic Android handset. But now the New York Times reports that Facebook is buying up phone-designing talent—which could mean Facebook phone is still a possibility. Read More >>

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Samsung Overtakes Nokia as the World's Biggest Phone Manufacturer

Samsung has just toppled Nokia's 14-year run as the world's biggest vendor of mobile phones in terms of shipments. In the first quarter of 2012 Samsung shipped 93.5 million handsets—36 per cent more than a year earlier—overtaking the Finnish phone giant who shipped a mere 82.7 million. Read More >>

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Intel Silicon to Finally Appear in a Shipping Smartphone -- In India

Intel processors are ubiquitous in desktop PCs and laptops, and now they're finally making their way into smartphones. Intel announced Thursday that the first Intel-powered smartphone, the Xolo X900, will be available for sale on April 23. Read More >>

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