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Huawei is proud as a peacock over its new Ascend P6 smartphone, an Android handset the company claims is the thinnest in the world. It measures a scant 6.18mm (0.24 inches) thick and has a 4.7-inch display, the same size screen found on the HTC One, which is 3mm (0.1 inches) thicker. Pretty impressive. Analysts who... Read more...
Windows Phone is still struggling mightily to make meaningful gains in the U.S. market, and if there's one thing that'll help, it's getting more WP8 phones into more stores. And Walmart is a pretty meaingful store. Huawei isn't a major name in the U.S. arena, at least in terms of consumer devices, but the company is bringing its W1 to U.S.... Read more...
You can have our smartphone when you pry it from our cold, dead hands. Yes, we're well aware that some people feel the exact same way about feature phones, but for the first time ever, those of us who prefer a full-fledged smartphone finally outnumber our feature phone touting brethren, according to data released by International Data Corporation... Read more...
Still wondering just how tough it is to have a go at the top spot in the smartphone game? Have a listen at this. A new Reuters report claims that Sony is currently aiming to win "third place in smartphone markets around the world," behind the obvious Power Duo of Apple and Samsung. At the end of 2012, Sony came in the... Read more...
Chinese mobile device maker Huawei has a ways to go in terms of its global image despite recent growth, but the company now lays claim to the “fastest smartphone in the world” with the introduction of the Huawei Ascend P2. Indeed, Huawei isn’t shy in proclaiming its feelings about the Ascend P2... Read more...
Ahead of Mobile World Congress, Mozilla has made several announcements pertaining to Firefox OS, not the least of which is the list of manufacturing partners that will be producing handsets running the mobile operating system. The list includes Alcatel, LG, ZTE, and Huawei, all of which will be making Firefox OS... Read more...
Google’s Eric Schmidt has written a book in collaboration with fellow Googler Jared Cohen called The New Digital Age, and the Wall Street Journal has been reviewing it and pulled out some interesting bits to share. One of the prevailing themes of the work is that Schmidt sees China as an increasingly major... Read more...
The smartphone market is hot and is continuously growing, and it’s no surprise that the IDC’s latest numbers have Samsung pegged as the number one smartphone maker in the world, followed by Apple. However, the new number three maker is a bit of a surprise--it’s Huawei. This is a first for Huawei, which has previously been... Read more...
In the world of Internet use, we can't really ever get enough speed. Thus, we're thrilled to see two leading networking companies sharing resources in order to produce yet another "world's first" in the art of transmission. Huawei and Vodafone this week announced the successful trial of 2 Tbit/s optical fiber... Read more...
If you think every carrier in America is racing to get to tiered data before LTE becomes as ubiquitous as 3G already is, hold up. U.S. Cellular has just issued a new pricing promotion for its existing users, and for heavy smartphone users within one of the carrier's LTE markets, it's a pretty reasonable deal. You'll... Read more...
The U.S. Congress may not be so keen on China’s ZTE, but if European consumers like what they see from the company, ZTE set-top boxes for 3D TVs may be populating living rooms soon. According to a report from Bloomberg, ZTE will release set-top boxes running the Android operating system that will offer video calling and support HTML... Read more...
Tensions with China's government are already at an uncomfortable level, but who would have guessed that they would trickle into mobile? Yet that's exactly what's happening, following an investigation by a congressional panel into Chinese telecom firms Huawei and ZTE. According to the resulting House Intelligence... Read more...
The last time we were in a RadioShack, we were looking for a Piezo element and were told that our local store no longer carries them, which begged the question of what RadioShack is still around for if it doesn’t even carry hobby electronics anymore. The answer is that it appears as though Radioshack fancies itself a wireless carrier.... Read more...
Huawei announced its first 10-inch quad-core tablet at Mobile World Congress back in February. When the tablet was announced, we learned it would be a 10-inch model with a 1920 x 1200 IPS high definition display, Android 4.0, and a Huawei 1.5GHz quad-core processor. Although those specs were enough to spark our... Read more...
T-Mobile will expand its myTouch family with the new myTouch and myTouch Q on August 8. Both of these smartphones are manufactured by Huawei. The phones feature a new version of the Genius Button which provides access to voice controls powered by Dragon from Nuance as well as an easy setup process and access to tutorials. Both phones feature... Read more...
After Microsoft introduced its own Windows 8-based Surface tablet last week, riling its hardware partners, and shortly thereafter unveiled Windows Phone 8, the obvious next question is whether or not the company would make its own phone, too. Information Week confirmed in an interview with Greg Sullivan, senior marketing manager for Windows... Read more...
Boy, Microsoft is on a roll this week. Shortly after shaking up the tablet market with its new Surface tablet, the company offered up a preview of its latest mobile OS, Windows Phone 8. Unifying desktop and mobile platforms is clearly the way forward in the computing world, and with the impending release of both Windows 8 and Windows Phone... Read more...
T-Mobile announced its latest budget-friendly smartphone in the form of the T-Mobile Prism. This Huawei-made device will cost just $20 after a rebate and with a two-year contract. Users who don't want to commit to the contract can purchase the phone for $150. The Prism runs on Android 2.3 and features a 3.5-inch HVGA... Read more...
It can be a crowded field in the handset market, with the likes of Apple, Samsung, and others duking it out for the hearts, minds, and money of mobile users, but Huawei is looking to make a statement. The company announced the Ascend D Quad line of smartphones, which are quad-core phones designed to compete at the high end of the market. As... Read more...
Is 2012 the actual year of the tablet? Looks that way. Even Huawei, a company that's still trying to make a real name for themselves in the U.S., is getting in on the subsidized action. This week, the company announced that the MediaPad tablet will soon be arriving on AT&T airwaves. Beginning February 3, the MediaPad will be available... Read more...
Why push out one tablet, when you can push out two? T-Mobile USA has just issued a new pair of tablets, both of which are "4G" (HSPA+) equipped and ship with Android 3.2 (Honeycomb). The new guys are the T-Mobile SpringBoard and the Galaxy Tab 10.1, a slate that's already been around the block on other carriers. The... Read more...
Huawei didn't used to be a name you saw creep up in the consumer universe, but now, it's one name that's growing impossible to miss. After launching a new of slates and smartphones in recent months, the company's making yet another splash with a striking handset: the Honor. It's a phone based on Android 2.3.5... Read more...
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