Nokia prepping a 10-inch Qualcomm Windows 8 tablet for Q4

The Finnish manufacturer to strengthen its partnership with Microsoft with the release of a Windows 8 slate.

Well, not that this news surprise us that much, but it seems confirmed that Nokia is actively working on a 10-inch Windows 8 tablet powered by a dual-core Qualcomm S4 processor that would be released during the next Q4. This means that the new slate may even be announced during the Nokia World 2012, on September 25th in Helsinki.
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Angry Birds Space to arrive on March 22

The new chapter of the popular Rovio game has been unveiled at SXSW.

We knew it was coming, and today the new Angry Birds has been officially unveiled. With a video presentation featuring American astronaut Don Pettit, the most famous birds of all our mobile devices took off looking for pigs in outer space. Have a look at the video after the break.
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HTC Sensation and HTC Sensation XE start to receive official ICS update via OTA

Once again the Taiwanese company beats everybody else and is the first to update its smartphones.

Different reports coming from users in Germany and Finland confirm that HTC has finally started to push out the Ice Cream Sandwich updates for its HTC Sensation and HTC Sensation XE. In both cases the Android 4.0 firmware includes the HTC Sense 3.6 and not the HTC Sense 3.5 we had the opportunity to test a few weeks ago on a device received directly from the Taiwanese company.
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[MWC12] Four days at the Android booth in a short video

From birth to life, here is what happened at the Android booth during the past Mobile World Congress.

There’s no doubt that the Android booth at the Mobile World Congress has been, once again, one of the favorite spots for many of the participants. From the possibility to touch most of Android devices and see featured applications, to the games to win gadgets, and to the smoothies bar to taste a delicious milk shake or even eat a real ice cream sandwich, the booth in hall 8 has been overcrowded for the whole four days of the event. Have a look at it in this video released by the Android developers crew.
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[MWC12] Our final considerations of this year’s Barcelona event

As the Mobile World Congress ended, we gave our awards to the best and worst we have seen.

The 2012 edition of the Mobile World Congress is over, and before some dedicated post on the different manufacturer this is the time to make a little overview and deliver our personal awards to those that somehow characterized, in good and bad, this MWC12. We’re not going to speak only about devices, even though those are important to us, but also about the general organization and the fringe events happened the past week. Keep reading for our awards 🙂
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[MWC12] Mobile World Congress 2012 Live with 247Smartphone

Follow our Mobile World Congress 2012 live from Barcelona.

We’re live from the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona! Be sure to check this post as new updates will be constantly added in the live blogging box below. The main scheduled events are listed under the box.
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[MWC12] Acer to show brand new CloudMobile smartphone and two Iconia tablets

A new high-end smartphone and two tablets to enhance Acer’s Android line-up.

Taiwanese manufacturer Acer has recently introduced a few new devices to add to its existing Android line-up and to show publicly at the upcoming Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Among them a new high-end smartphone with HD display and two slates to enhance the already rich tablet family.
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[MWC12] Eight new smartphones by ZTE on both Android and Windows Phone platforms

The Chinese company with the ambitious plan to become a top player globally.

Together with Huawei, ZTE has expressed the ambition to reach the top 3 handset manufacturers before 2015, and this Mobile World Congress is going to be the first step for the company to reach global recognition with eight brand new smartphones between Androids and Windows Phones.
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