ZTE will launch its new Falcon 4G Mobile Hotspot through T-Mobile on Friday, February 12

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ZTE announced earlier today that it will launch its brand new Falcon 4G Mobile Hotspot on T-Mobile starting Friday, February 12. While the market for dedicated Mobile Hotspot’s is declining as a result of every Android smartphone having the feature on board, there are some people who need to connect multiple devices when they’re on the road — so they plumb for a standalone LTE tethering unit.

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[TA Deals] This Lithium Card Wallet Battery is the perfect solution for your portable charging needs

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Keeping you smartphone charged can always be a pain, particularly if you’re a power user. Thankfully, the wonders of engineering has made it possible to keep your smartphone charged on the go. One of those marvels is the Lithium Card Wallet Battery. No thicker than five credit cards, this portable battery will keep your smartphone powered throughout the day.

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Pre-registration for Nintendo’s first mobile game, ‘Miitomo’, to open later this month

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Nintendo’s first ever mobile game, ‘Miitomo’, has been hotly anticipated for months now. Just a few weeks ago it was confirmed that the game would be launching this upcoming March, and now we have it that Nintendo will open up a pre-registration on February 17th so you can get your hands on the game as soon as it launches.

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Lenovo reveals new Moto branding position with Q3 financial results

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Lenovo announced their third quarter financial results revealing they had returned to profitability for their smartphone division consistent with a commitment made after acquiring Motorola. In addition, Lenovo also revealed what their branding strategy would be for the Moto line of devices after it was recently revealed they would be dropping Motorola branding. Read more

New activity tracker Fitbit Alta now up for pre-order

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Fitbit has opened pre-orders on their site for the latest activity tracker they are adding to their portfolio, the Fitbit Alta. The new device is a low profile device similar to some of their earlier models with a minimal screen so it can be worn in a more discrete manner than some other recently released devices like the Fitbit Blaze or the Fitbit Surge. The Fitbit Alta will sell for $130 and is expected to start shipping in March. Read more

Losses continue for HTC in fourth quarter of 2015

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HTC announced their fourth quarter financial results for 2015 and the financial straits they find themselves in continued as the year closed out. For the quarter, HTC reported revenues of NT$25.7 billion ($768 million USD) and a gross margin of 13.9%. After expenses are considered, HTC had an operating loss of NT$4.1 billion ($122 million USD) with an operating margin of negative 16.1%. Considering the fourth quarter is usually a strong one for companies thanks to holiday sales, HTC’s loss for the quarter is a troubling sign for the smartphone manufacturer. Read more