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Leaked specs for the HTC M7 are mouthwatering and totally realistic

We’ve heard a lot of whispers about HTC’s upcoming M7 flagship, but we’re finally getting a picture of what it will look like, and how fast it will be. Obviously the device will sport HTC’s new 1080p Super LCD3 screen technology, but it will be slightly smaller at 4.7-inches. We’d also expect brightness to be

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Hundreds, a stunning and simple puzzle game, released for iOS

The embarrassment of riches that is the App Store continues to shine this week with the launch of Hundreds, a deceptively simple and understated game from the creators of Canabalt and Puzzlejuice. The goal of Hundreds is, at first, almost puerile: grow a series of circles until they add up to “100″, in whatever form

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Facebook Pages Manager launches for Android

With the launch of a native Facebook app last month, it was only a matter of time before the company ported its Pages Manager app to the platform. Aesthetically, the app looks identical to the official app, but one can access notifications and messages sent to any administrated accounts. Admins can post updates and photos,

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WhatsApp pushed a record-breaking 18 billion messages on December 31st

We know Kik is popular, and there are definitely some users of ChatON, Hookt, LiveProfile, ICQ and others. But the king of the instant messaging game is still WhatsApp. The company, which charges 99c for its iPhone app and provides its Android, Windows Phone and BlackBerry users one free year before asking for the same,

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Estimates point to Nexus 4 sales of approximately 400,000 units

Thanks to a bit of detective work and a cooperative LG database, users over at XDA-Developers have derived a way to determine when and where a Nexus 4 was manufactured, and what number it was in the line that month. While this method cannot give us accurate sales numbers of the hard-to-come-by Google device, it does

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Samsung will market multiple Tizen-powered devices this year, but to what end?

Samsung has announced that it will market a number of Tizen-powered smartphones in 2013. The mobile OS, backed by a number of companies including Samsung, Intel and others, will see the South Korean giant lessening its reliance on Android, which is where the vast majority of its smartphone sales derive. Tizen, pronounced “tie-zen”, is branched

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The Android mascot that (thankfully) wasn’t

All the way back in 2007, when Android was barely a blip on the rumour mill, Dan Morrill, head of developer relations for the platform, had to present a slide to an internal team of Google engineers who were being asked to tinker with the various APIs and an early version of the SDK. “See,

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