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It's Italian for the number four and also the name of a certain German auto, but Unnecto's latest device bearing that very moniker has little to do with either. In fact, the star feature of this low-end Android 2.3.5 handset, shown off on the CTIA 2012 show floor, is its ability to accommodate dua...

May 9th 2012 at 3:07pm 0 Comments
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Most of today's smartphones, especially those of the LTE-enabled persuasion, have earned a bad rap for exceptionally bad battery life, with large displays and hungry radios that suck the juice out faster than a three year-old can down a CapriSun. The race to construct the thinnest phones on the ma...

January 31st 2012 at 2:00pm 0 Comments
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MetroPCS has had LTE longer than any other carrier in the US, and it's still rolling. At this year's Pepcom Digital Experience, the regional service provider had a couple new devices, one of which being the LG Connect 4G. The second LG handset on MetroPCS to offer the next-gen service (after the...

January 9th 2012 at 11:47pm 0 Comments
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We knew it was coming, and now it's here, Verizon's Droid 4. It's running Android 2.3.5 currently, but don't fret ICS fans, the fourth Droid will get the fourth version of Android in an update later. As with most phones these days, it strikes a slim profile for a QWERTY slider -- it's only half an...

January 9th 2012 at 2:12pm 0 Comments
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It was only a few short months ago that Fujitsu's F-07D cropped up at the FCC and took a swing at the "world's thinnest" smartphone title. Since that time, the handset's taken on a new name -- the Arrows μ -- and has launched on NTT DoCoMo in Japan. Today at CES Unveiled, we got a chance to ge...

January 8th 2012 at 9:15pm 0 Comments
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The QWERTY slider hasn't exactly gone the way of the dinosaur, but it's definitely approaching giant panda status. That is to say, it's become rare for a major device manufacturer to output anything other than candybar touchscreen smartphones. And why not? Slimmer, faster, beastlier is the mobile...

December 21st 2011 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Once upon a time, in the not-so-distant past, Verizon was still in phase one of its LTE lineup, which consisted of nothing but 4.3-inch slate phones with questionable battery life and very little to stand out from the rest of the competition. Now that we're seeing the second generation of devices...

December 17th 2011 at 9:33am 0 Comments