Posts tagged with: FCC
  • by | September 30, 2013 4:39 PM

    When are we finally going to get the skinny on lower-cost version of the Motorola Moto X we've heard rumored for so long, the Motorola DVX? Last time we were talking about the handset, it sounded like a mid-September launch could have been possible, but that clearly hasn't actually happened. Back at the beginning of the month, we saw the FCC publish the test documentation for the XT1032, XT1033, and XT1035 – the three carrier variants of the DVX of which we're aware – but they didn't offer anything too interesting. However, Motorola has submitted some follow-up docs to that initial FCC ...

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  • by | September 30, 2013 1:04 PM

    September is just about to leave us behind for October, which means that Nokia's October 22 event is finally in sight. While there's bound to be some lower-end Asha business, we're also expecting to finally see Nokia launch some much more prominent devices, including the Lumia 1520 phablet and maybe even that 2520 tablet. Over the weekend, we had the opportunity to check out just such a Nokia tablet in some FCC paperwork, and today we're in the same boat with the 1520, as its own documentation gets published by the agency. We're looking at two distinct hardware versions here, as the ...

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  • by | September 13, 2013 6:58 PM

    Recently, we've been thinking a lot about the future of Windows Phone and Microsoft's OEM partners, now that the company is swallowing up Nokia and the Lumia brand. We know that Huawei is along for the ride, but haven't heard much about what's next for companies like HTC or Samsung. Well, this almost certainly predates the Nokia announcement by a good chunk of time, but it looks like Samsung may have been working on a new WP8 model, showing up today in FCC paperwork. The phone is Samsung model SGH-i187. That number first appeared a little earlier this summer in benchmark results, but FCC ...

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  • by | September 12, 2013 9:00 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about lots of Nokia rumors, including Lumia 1520 specs, Nokia Sirius specs, and even a possible Nokia surprise for tomorrow. We then talk about Microsoft and a possible voice assitant in the works for Windows Phone 8 called Cortana. Then we go through Samsung's project of a 64-bit processor for their next flagship smartphone. HTC follows with the news of a golden HTC One that could reach the market soon. We end today's show talking about the LG Nexus 5 and the photos that just leaked at the FCC. All this and more after the break. Stories: - Nokia ...

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  • by | September 12, 2013 11:27 AM

    If you've been following the most recent developments in the rumors surrounding the Nexus 5, you've no doubt heard about the mysterious device spotted in a video on Google's campus, as well as how that handset appeared to match some hardware depicted in the FCC paperwork for LG's model D820. Since then, there had been a little uncertainty surrounding that identification, though more recently it had looked like we were back on track. Now some new imagery has hit the FCC's database, apparently showing us more of the same hardware. First up: this discovery's a little weird; it all shows up ...

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  • by | September 11, 2013 3:21 PM

    We started off the month with a spate of developments concerning the next Nexus smartphone, presumed to launch as the Nexus 5. We saw some hardware in a Google video, and then an FCC filing for the LG D820 sure appeared to nicely align with that find. All the pieces of evidence was seeming to reinforce each other, until @evleaks came forward with a leak identifying the LG D821 as a CDMA G2 variant, implying that the D820 might just be more of the same. A new development at the FCC helps to set all this straight, with the publication of the docs for the D821 itself. The big news here? The ...

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  • by | September 10, 2013 9:00 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Google's launch of the LTE variant of the Nexus 7 in the US. We then talk about Motorola's filing of a "Touch Computer" at the FCC that has all the specs of a smartphone, but apparently isn't. We later cover the leaked photos of a possible Motorola Droid 5 and what to expect. We follow with Apple's confirmation on specific dates for the launch of iOS 7 to the public. We end today's show talking about Apple's announcement of the iPhone 5C and iPhone 5S. All this and more after the break. Stories: - LTE version of Nexus 7 2013 finally hits US ...

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  • by | September 9, 2013 5:05 PM

    Motorola has its Moto X out right now, and there's also the three new Droid Ultra-series models over at Verizon. Beyond that, we've been following rumors of the so-called DVX, tipped to emerge as a more affordable alternative to the Moto X, and one that may see broader global availability. Beyond that, though, we haven't had a great sense of where the company's headed next. Today we get an answer in the form of another mystery that's been going around, with the paperwork for a new Motorola device showing up at the FCC. At first glance this seems like a smartphone, but the paperwork ...

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  • by | September 9, 2013 10:55 AM

    Beyond the IFA, and all the new hardware that brought to light, last week also marked the arrival of some new information possibly pertaining to the release of the next Nexus smartphone, with the publication of some FCC certification paperwork that might just be for an LG-made Nexus 5. While that Nexus name itself didn't pop up, there was a whole lot of circumstantial evidence, not the least of which were some case images that sure seemed to match the camera placement we saw in the image of the possible Nexus 5 candidate from a video shot on Google's campus. This week, however, we hearing ...

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  • by | September 6, 2013 6:05 PM

    This week has seen the arrival of some of the best evidence to date for Google's next Nexus smartphone, presumed to arrive as the Nexus 5. First we saw a hitherto unknown handset bearing the Nexus logo in a video shot on Google's campus, celebrating the installation of the new Android 4.4 KitKat sculpture. Then more recently there was the discovery of FCC paperwork for an LG phone that sure seemed to have quite a few details lining up with what we expect from a Nexus 5. For the moment, nothing's yet official, but based on all the info to date, one Android fan assembled the above image, ...

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  • by | September 3, 2013 5:08 PM

    We've been kicking around the name Motorola DVX for a while now, first hearing about it back in June as the name for hardware that might be a lower-cost version of the Moto X. Since then, we've heard a few details about the handset, such as unlike how the Moto X's custom backplates are factory-set, the DVX might allow the user to pop them out at his or her convenience. Today we find a whole lot of new DVX info to sort through, including FCC documentation and some early retailer spottings. The FCC just published the certification docs for Motorola models XT1032, XT1033, and XT1035, noting ...

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  • by | August 30, 2013 9:00 PM

    Watch today's Pocketnow Daily as we talk about some of the screenshots leaked of the Galaxy Gear companion app for Samsung devices, aside from some more revealing patents of a future Motorola smart watch. We later talk about the Sony Honami and the first leaked gallery of the phone. The iPhone 5S is next as we have some carrier support information to back the name now. Intel surprised our radar after that since it seems they want to go into the smartphone business. We end today's show talking about the new HTC Fetch and HTC Mini+, even though we debate their functionality. All this and ...

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  • by | August 30, 2013 4:04 PM

    Intel is doing better and better at getting its SoCs into mobile devices. After a slow start, we began to see the pack pick up a little this year, with Intel scoring some wins like getting its chips into new Samsung tablets. We fully expect to see Intel continue to push for the use of its silicon in such models, but now a new FCC regulatory filing has us thinking about Intel building its own hardware from the ground up, with the appearance of paperwork for Intel model CZ120. The docs are unambiguous about the nature of this device, plainly identifying it as an Intel smartphone. There's no ...

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  • by | August 21, 2013 2:49 PM

    For the better part of the summer, we've been fielding rumors suggesting that LG was about to make an overdue return to the tablet game, releasing a new Android model. We've heard a possible name, seeing S Pad show up in some trademark filings, as well as came across a likely model number, with the LG-V500/LG-V507L surfacing on the Bluetooth SIG site. We still don't have the whole picture, but today things really start coming together, with the discovery of the tablet's FCC paperwork. We've got LG model LG-V500 here, and as the schematics make crystal clear, we're looking at a tablet. This ...

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  • by | June 17, 2013 2:59 PM

    With all the leaks we've been seeing in recent weeks, it's sure felt like Nokia's first 41-megapixel Windows Phone model, so far known by codename EOS, was nearly ready to launch. Last week, we learned of invitations going out for a July 11 Nokia event that sure seemed to hint that it could mark the announcement of the EOS. Today we add some more fuel to that launch fire, with an unknown Nokia handset passing through the FCC that sure could be the EOS. Nokia model RM-877 includes support for HSPA+ on the 850, 1700, and 1900MHz bands, as well as LTE on bands 2, 4, 5, and 17. Bands 4 and 17 ...

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