Future LG and Samsung devices might use fingerprint scanners

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Fingerprint scanners are becoming more and more popular these days, and a total of eight companies are expected to use this technology starting from next year. This all started with Apple and their AuthenTec fingerprint scanning technology, a concept that was soon adopted by other devices as … [Read more...]

Moto X now available for $349.99 according to Moto Maker customer service

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Moto Maker customer service announced earlier that Moto X will become available for purchase via Motorola's website. We already talked about the possibility of Moto G to become available earlier this week, and it seems the reports were right. In addition to the Moto G who would start off at around … [Read more...]

Gionee Elife E7, the first smartphone to use a 2.5 GHz Snapdragon 800

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Some of you have no idea what Gionee is all about, and we don't blame you. You should, however, know that Gionee Elife E7 is the first phone to use a 2.5 GHz Snapdragon 800 chip, which is impressive no matter how you look at it. Gionee also says that Elife E7 uses a 16 MP camera with Largan M8 lens, … [Read more...]

Smartphone shipments are up 39.3% while prices have dropped by 12.8% worldwide

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More than 1 billion smartphone shipments will have been made by the end of 2013, or at least that's what a study from IDC says. According to the study, more than 1.7 billion devices will be shipped out worldwide by the end of 2017, thanks to new markets and innovation. Despite more units being … [Read more...]