Mikael RicknasIDG News Service

Tizen mobile OS shows some teething issues

Mobile operators are passionate about the Tizen OS, but it appears there's a lot of work to do before the smartphones running it will go on sale later this year.

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Samsung launches Android-based media center HomeSync

Samsung Electronics introduces the Android-based HomeSync media center, which can be used to watch movies, play games, and also provide private and shared storage.

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Huawei shows LTE-equipped Ascend P2 with beefy battery

Huawei Technologies has expanded its device portfolio with the LTE-equipped Ascend P2 as the company hopes to climb upwards in the smartphone market.

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Orange unveils its first LTE smartphone under its name

Orange has announced the addition of three smartphones to its device range, including its first LTE smartphone, the Lumo.

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Canonical launches Ubuntu tablet interface to run on top of its OS

Canonical introduces the Ubuntu tablet interface, which will compete with Android, iOS, and Windows with its own take on multitasking and advanced security features. The launch is the next step in Canonical's quest to unify phones, tablets, PCs, and TVs.

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BlackBerry gets ready to ship limited edition Z10 to developers

BlackBerry is getting closer to shipping a red, limited edition version of the Z10 to selected developers who have created applications for its new BlackBerry 10 OS.

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New camera war brewing in the smartphone market

As HTC and Nokia prepare to go head-to-head with new cameras on upcoming smartphones, they hope to steal market share from Apple and Samsung Electronics.

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Amazon lets users track their cloud databases with texts, email

Amazon Web Services' Relational Database Service now lets users keep track of their databases with email and SMS notifications.

Apple phone sales overtake Samsung for the first time

Apple managed to outsell Samsung Electronics by almost one million units to become the number one mobile phone vendor in the U.S. for the first time ever during the fourth quarter, according to Strategy Analytics.

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RIM cuts prices in European BlackBerry World store

Research In Motion is lowering the cost of the cheapest application price tier on BlackBerry World in order to make applications more attractive, as the company prepares to launch BlackBerry 10.

Lumia smartphone sales improve, as Nokia turns a profit

Nokia swung to a net profit during the fourth quarter, as it sold a growing number of Windows Phone-based smartphones.

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Microsoft's Azure-based video streaming service goes live

Microsoft continues to expand its cloud offerings with the general availability of Windows Azure Media Services, which lets enterprises skip building their own infrastructure for streaming on-demand video.

Phone makers switch focus to batteries, not thickness

LG and Huawei are putting 3,000mAh batteries in the their latest smartphones

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Western Digital acquires Arkeia to boost SMB storage offering

Western Digital has acquired data protection company Arkeia Software as it looks to address growing storage demands among small and medium-size companies.

RIM renames store to BlackBerry World as more content is added

Research In Motion has renamed its web store BlackBerry World, as it gets ready to add more content ahead of the launch of the BlackBerry 10 operating system.

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