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Sprint: Natural selection will be cruel to tablet makers

One Sprint exec thinks that we will see tablet manufacturers dwindle over the coming years, as brutal competition culls the herd.

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Apple is Samsung’s biggest fan, will spend more than $7 billion on parts this year

Apple isn't a new customer to Samsung's electronic components - but it could become its largest by spending $7.8 billion on Samsung parts.

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Set vibrate to constant: GroupMe sends 1,000,000 texts per day

GroupMe, provider of a service that allows you to simultaneously text back and forth with a fixed group of people, is sending 1,000,000 messages every day.

Mobile

AT&T offers users 1,000 free rollover minutes

Sticking with your AT&T iPhone? Be sure to take advantage of the 1,000 free rollover minutes the carrier is shelling out.

Apple

Springpad gets social: What’s next for Evernote’s biggest competitor

Now one million users strong, Springpad continues to expand what it means to take smart notes. CEO Jeff Janer gives us a sneak peak at what's next for the Evernote competitor, including social integration with the likes of Twitter, Facebook and Foursquare.

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Twitter is not just a ‘microblogging’ service, argues CEO

Twitter CEO Dick Costolo took the stage at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today where he struck back at mislabelings of Twitter as a "microblogging" service, arguing instead that it is more like water. He also revealed that a crowdsourcing translation…

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LiMo Foundation announces LiMo 4, devices due mid-year

The LiMo Foundation has officially announced its LiMo 4 platform...but in a market crazed over Android, will anyone care?

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RIM adding 4G LTE, HSPA+ capability to BlackBerry PlayBook

RIM will launch four versions of its BlackBerry PlayBook, which will now include 4G LTE and HSPA+ models.

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Pandigital Novel ereaders gain Android apps

Want an ereader that's more than an ereader? Users of Pandigital's 7-inch Novel can now download and run Android apps.

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Samsung officially unveils the Galaxy Tab 10.1 and Galaxy S II

After some weekend hype, Samsung officially unveiled its 10-inch Galaxy Tab and the Galaxy S II at Mobile World Congress. Here's a look at some of the details.

Mobile

Microsoft at MWC: multitasking and a speedy IE9 for Windows Phone 7

Steve Ballmer, CEO of Microsoft, took the stage a the Mobile World Congress today to show off a few upcoming features of Windows Phone 7 including multitasking, Twitter integration, Skydrive support, and an improved IE9 browsing experience.

Mobile

Huawei unveils Ideos X3, Slim S7 Android devices

China's Huawei is taking the wraps off its Ideos X3 and Slim S7 Android devices this week...but few other details are available.

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Intel still committed to MeeGo

Intel has re-affirmed its commitment to the MeeGo open source mobile platform...despite partner Nokia's defection to Windows Phone 7.

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Details of the rumored ‘iPhone Nano’ continue to surface

A new smaller, less-expensive iPhone is almost certainly in the works. But could the device be entirely reliant on the MobileMe cloud for data storage? Some say "yes."

Apple

BlackBerry Style 9670 Review

Review: The folding BlackBerry Style 9670 compacts a winning feature set into a compact clamshell design.

  • Pros: Excellent voice quality, Practical, compact clamshell…
  • Cons: Poor camera placement, Spotty Wi-Fi reception