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The year of the 6-inch smartphone: How big is too big?

It’s hard to tell the scale of the above photo, but the device on the left is 6.1-inches, dwarfing the 5.5-inch Galaxy Note II to its right. The Huawei Ascend Mate is huge: too big for most pockets and absurd to hold up to your ear. But it seems that manufacturers plan to break the

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HTC Sense 5.0 screenshots reveal drastic design changes

It’s all but assured that HTC will announce a new handset during next month’s Mobile World Congress, replete with a new version of its Sense UI for Android. What was once derided as bloated and mundane looks to be transforming into a restrained, largely-flat landscape that will accentuate the sharpness of the new 1080p display

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Microsoft Surface Pro coming to Canada on February 9th

The Microsoft Surface Pro with Windows 8, now shortened to Surface Windows 8 Pro, will be released in Canada on February 9th. It’s been a long wait for the premium tablet/ultrabook, which shares a similar design with its Surface RT sibling but packs an x86-based Core i5 chip, 4GB RAM, a 10.6-inch 1920×1080 pixel screen,

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The LG Optimus G Pro exists, and it is a monster

It seems that Japan gets all the cool stuff. After last week’s rumour, which we thought would come to fruition at Mobile World Congress, it seems that NTT Docomo¬†preempted¬†LG’s own announcement of its Optimus G Pro handset. With a 5-inch 1080p display, a 1.7Ghz quad-core Snapdragon S4 Pro processor, 2GB RAM, 32GB internal storage, a

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