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Nokia loses $151 million in Q2 2013

Nokia's Q2 2013 earnings are out — and it's clear that the company's road to recovery is nowhere near over. The Finnish manufacturer posted an operating loss of €115 million (roughly $151 million) from €5.695 billion ($7.46 billion) in revenue over the quarter, which is a little below expectations. …

Keepin' it real fake: HTC One gets a convincing plastic clone (video)

We hate to say this, but the KIRF market is often a good indicator of how popular certain devices are, hence the plentiful fake iPhones and Galaxy phones in China. (Meanwhile, MediaTek is shamelessly cashing in as it ships its SoCs to those cloning factories.) Now, we're not saying the HTC One …

HTC targets Galaxy Note 3 with rumored 6-inch One Max

Samsung's highly successful Galaxy Note family has already spawned a number of competitors — from LG's ill-fated Optimus Vu to Sony's upcoming Xperia Z Ultra — and now HTC looks to be joining the fray with a 6-inch, 1080p device dubbed the One Max. Citing sources familiar with HTC's plans, <i>Mobile</i> …

WhatsApp update for WP8 brings in-app dialing, background agent support

A number of issues have plagued WhatsApp on Windows Phone 8, but hopefully this latest update has addressed some of them. While it's yet to integrate a VoIP function like Viber and other competitors, the new version allows you to initiate a call through the phone's dialer. It promises to fix …

Roundup: Our Top Five Favorite New Apps From June 2013

Article Contents<p>Looking for some new apps but don't have time to go through our longer roundups from the past month? No worries, we're back with a …

BLU Dash 4.5 with quad-core CPU now available for $139 unlocked

We’ve learned to appreciate BLU Products for their affordable smartphones which in many cases offer a decent bang for the buck. Their latest product, …

This could be the back cover of the BlackBerry A10

Just when you saw the front of the upcoming BlackBerry A10 Aristo, we have its back to show you.<p>As you can see for yourself, the back cover doesn’t …

LG Windows Phone 8 device coming soon?

LG may finally get into the Windows Phone 8 game. According to Soon H. Kwon (LG India’s Managing Director), the company is “actually working” on a …

Purported BlackBerry A10 'Aristo' briefly flaunted in video leak

Hot on the heels of the BlackBerry Z10 getting an update to BB 10.1 and price cuts at various retailers, a future model to come out of Waterloo has apparently been leaked. In a video posted to YouTube, accessory maker Vivix gives a brief look at what's purported to be the A10 "Aristo." According to</i> …

BlackBerry A10 leaked on video

The BlackBerry A10 is no stranger to leaks by now as we’ve recently seen the phone allegedly being pictured. We’ve also seen a rear panel supposedly …

Mobile Miscellany: week of July 8th, 2013

If you didn't get enough mobile news during the week, not to worry, because we've opened the firehose for the truly hardcore. This week, Microsoft detailed its forthcoming Windows Phone 8 update, Masayoshi Son laid out grand visions for Sprint and Verizon announced a new reason for children to …

After posing for a leaked photo earlier this week, the BlackBerry A10 has now shown its face in a video. Now that we've gotten a look at the A10 and its rumored 5-inch display in action, has this big-screened BlackBerry piqued your interest? http://www.phonedog.com/2013/07/13/blackberry-a10-leaks-out-again-this-time-on-video/

CEO Stephen Elop explains why Nokia's in bed with Windows Phone

Looking at the Android now and it's clear to see Samsung playing the dominant role, which would have made it difficult for Nokia to break through. …

Hot: 5" touchscreen BlackBerry A10 shows up in video!

Now that's a BIG BlackBerry. Watch the video above, comment below, hit up the related forum thread for more discussion and be sure to check out …

Do you think that an iPhone made out of cheaper materials would taint Apple's image? http://www.phonedog.com/2013/07/13/would-a-cheap-iphone-really-taint-apple-s-image/

Carbon For Twitter Gets Big Update To Version 1.2 With In-App Browser/Video, New Style Options, Other Tweaks

Carbon, one of the most hotly anticipated Twitter clients to ever come to Android, got an update today to version 1.2, bringing with it a ton of …

Google delays new campus for up to a year

Google has delayed its plan to build a new campus in Silicon Valley as it tries to improve the design of the massive complex.<p>The construction will be delayed by six months to a year, according to a report in the <i>San Jose Mercury News</i>. The Google Bay View complex is a short distance from the …

Get to know Pocketnow’s Joe Levi

<i>Pocketnow Insider isn’t just about video. It’s a collection of posts that offers a glimpse behind the scenes of Pocketnow – and a brief look into the</i> …

Instagram invades the Web with embeds for photos and videos

Instagram is bringing its photos and videos to the rest of the Web with a new embedding feature.<p>The Facebook-owned application, which has more than 130 million active users, announced Wednesday that it has updated with Web embeds for its photos and videos. There's now a share button you can click …

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Globalfoundries' $6 billion New York chip plant waits for Apple

Build it and Apple will come?<p>Globalfoundries has a spanking-new $6 billion semiconductor plant/campus (though, when an additional development center is construced, will be valued at $8 billion) in Saratoga County, N.Y., ready to make world-class chips for smartphones and tablets.<p>But no big …

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Hiding The Cost Of Your Smartphone

The price of your smartphone in the stores bears little relationship to the actual bill of materials. But the artificial prices set by the networks do tell us something about the state of the mobile phone market.<p>Two examples first. Look at the new US pricing for the BlackBerry Z10 – a handset price …

Rating The Venture Capitalists

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Zach Noorani is a former VC and recent graduate of MIT Sloan. Follow him on Twitter @znoorani.</i><p>For a profession full of business strategy experts, it’s impressive how rarely and narrowly the venture capital industry is subjected to conventional competitive analysis. Ask yourself: who …

From beginner to selling my app in the app store in 2 months

I’ve read many posts in the past asking how to get started learning to code, or asking what people should do next after they’ve finished Code Academy. I wanted to give my story thus far to help others get started, because I’m currently on a “progress high” from how exciting it is to make an app.<p><b>“No</b> …

AT&T acquires Cricket for $1.19 billion, has a lot to gain

In a cellphone carrier market where high-profile acquisitions and the ready exchange of billions in cash are almost commonplace, AT&T’s $1.19 billion purchase of Leap Wireless – known better as Cricket to most – doesn’t seem that surprising. With yesterday’s buy, the network giant hopes to both …

Google Delays New Campus by up to One Year

Google’s proposed new campus in Mountain View is running up to one year behind schedule as the company takes more time to figure out a design that is environmentally friendly and suited to the organization.<p>Mercury News reports (via Venture Beat) that Google’s original objective of occupying its Bay …

Mobile - DGiT

iPhone 8 and 8 Plus get the (PRODUCT)RED treatment<p>Derrek LeighApril 9<p>This time with black bezels instead of white!<p>Tinder Loops lets you show your …

Dekko Debuts An Augmented Reality Racing Game Playable From The iPad

Dekko, a San Francisco-based startup that just closed extra funding to build a platform for augmented reality apps, just brought its first title to market with a racing game that has players drive virtual cars across tabletops.<p>OK, so augmented reality, which overlays virtual items or information …

ZTE Imperial for US Cellular leaks in official docs, poised for June 17th launch

Now that the mid-range LG Optimus F7 has joined U.S. Cellular's lineup, the carrier's getting ready to welcome another budget-minded smartphone to the clan. We've gotten ahold of internal documents indicating that the ZTE Imperial will arrive on June 17th carrying a 4-inch 480x800 display, and will …

How Data Science Is Advancing the “Nudge” to Influence Mobile Behaviors

Have you added two dollars to your grocery bill to benefit a local charity? Decreased your power usage after being shown how much your neighbors were …

How and Why We Track: Confessions of an Ad “Tracking” Company

In tech, everything moves quickly. So quickly, that there are times when a topic gains so much steam that the nomenclature and hyperbole used to …