Yota’s latest E Ink smartphone

YotaPhone is an Android smartphone with a regular touchscreen on one side and an E Ink display on the other. It’s been around for well over a year now, and in our time with previous prototypes we’ve been impressed with its premise, if not Yota Devices’ execution. At MWC this year, the Russian carrier-turned-manufacturer is showing off an all-new prototype it believes solves many of the original model’s flaws.

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Samsung Galaxy S5 – Reactions

After a prolonged introduction from the Barcelona Opera House’s chamber orchestra, Samsung launched its latest smartphone, the S5, to a packed crowd at the Mobile World Congress.The company said it had “decided to go back to basics” with its latest device, and indeed, there were few surprises.

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iOS Vs. Android And Windows Phone Vs. The Rest

It’s Smartphone Platform Market Share Day, meaning that your local nerds are atwitter about the latest figures: Android’s continuing massive growth, the slowing of iOS’s year-over-year unit volume expansion, and curiously, today, if Windows Phone’s numbers matter.

You see, Windows Phone posted the highest year-over-year unit volume increase, according to IDC, clocking in with a second quarter of 2012 to second quarter of 2013 gain of 77.6 percent. The simple kicker to that growth rate is that Windows Phone as a platform is exceptionally small compared to Android, which posted a 73.5 percent unit volume gain in the same period.

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Android still leads in U.S.

Android remains the top dog for U.S. smartphone sales, though Apple’s iOS is creeping up.Google’s mobile OS took home 52 percent of all U.S. smartphone sales from March through April, showing little gain from the same period last year, Kantar said on Monday.

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Micromax Canvas 4 launched

Micromax has launched its new smartphone the Canvas 4 in New Delhi . Rahul Sharma the co-founder of Micromax, said that the Canvas 4 was the ’Smartphone to end all smartphones’, but warned that it would not be affordable. The price of the smartphone is Rs 17,999. The phone will be available in stores this weekend.

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BlackBerry Z10 gets a very ‘critical’ security warning

BlackBerry has issued a security advisory notice to those who have bought its flagship Z10 touchscreen smartphone — the first BlackBerry 10 device to launch following the company’s bid for revival, back in February.

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20+ Tips and Tricks for the HTC One

HTC’s flagship smartphone has been one of the most popular Android devices in recent times and the metallic beauty will soon be available in new hues, according to a report from Pocket-lint. And this is also a very anticipated phone that hit the market with HUGE expectations. Mostly HTC delivers on quality and usability with their devices. But the HTC Sense wrapper makes the android experience very different from other devices. So here are 20+ ways to get more from your HTC One.

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HTC One – a quick look

Beauty need not just be in the eyes of the beholder with the HTC One that seamlessly blends timeless class with post-modern functionality to present a phone that reshapes your smartphone experience. The flagship device from the makers at HTC, the single GSM SIM smartphone runs on the Android (Jelly Bean) that is aided and abetted by the HTC BlinkFeed which moulds your online and offline existence effortlessly feeding real time happenings right onto your homescreen. Easy on the eye and extremely customizable and functional, BlinkFeed brings the pulse of the world to your palm.

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Smartphone Addiction

Smartphones are taking over life as we know it. Unfortunately human beings tend to rely a lot on on things that help them make life simpler and invariably it leads to addiction. And off late, the incidences of smartphone addiction are on the rise and it leading to people messing their life and even losing jobs on account of this. Let us discuss this disturbing trend today!

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Android Tablet or Phone?

A friend was going to buy his first smartphone and he asked me to recommend an OS, I told him Android! He agreed after I gave him the reasons. The next question was, tablet or phone? That is a tricky one. Both have their good and bad sides based on what you want to do with the device.  You will look funny calling with a tab in you hand and funnier editing a large document with a tiny little 4″ screen. What about movies and photos? Here is an objective comparison of a Tablet and a phone. Note that I am not including the “phablet” segment here, that will be a separate post.

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