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Facebook phone-image leaked before launch!

Facebook has been a platform for social networking, getting in touch with old friends and an integral part of our social lives. Finally there is an Android smartphone with ultimate Facebook integration.

Facebook developing its own smartphone?

The Web is afloat with fresh rumors that Facebook is developing a new phone optimized for the social networking site.

Woman's cellphone swallowed by crocodile ringing

Here's something strange that shows how sturdy some Nokia phones can be. There can be crocodile resistant!

Agassi offers Steffi's naked photo for highest bid

Wondering to what limit one can go for raising funds for a charity? Well, the former tennis star Andre Agassi used his wife's nude photo to solicit higher bids in a Taiwan auction.

25 Historic Technology Predictions


It's the end of the year and you won't be able to escape a wave of technology predictions for next year. Most of them seem to fairly reasonable, but they aren't quite as aggressive and entertaining anymore as they were in the past. Here are our 25 favorite technology predictions that were not exactly true.

Is an Android Price War Getting Under Way?

 In the market for a high-end Android phone? Well, you're in luck – the phones are cheaper than they've ever been, and the discounts might just amount to the first shots in an overdue price war. That's bad news for Motorola (NYSE:MOT) and other Android manufacturers ... but chances are that Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) isn't quite so heartbroken.

 

Samsung Galaxy Tab touches 1 million sales

Samsung has confirmed that the global sales of Galaxy Tab had crossed the one million mark. Although no details were made available regarding the region which gave the highest sales, but it is believed that the thanksgiving holiday proved helpful in reaching that mark.

Your Android Phone May Never Get Netflix

 

The Xbox 360 has it. Sony's (NYSE: SNE) PS3 and Nintendo's (OTC BB: NTDOY.PK) Wii have it. The iPhone has it and Windows 7 had it before it launched: Netflix(Nasdaq: NFLX). Android users are patiently waiting to get Netflix support on their devices as well -- and some may wait forever. Netflix said that some Androids will get access and some won't. Google (Nasdaq: GOOG), are you listening?




14 trades turn phone into Porsche

Glendora, Calif. -- A California 17-year-old said a series of 14 creative Craigslist swaps, beginning with an outdated cellphone, earned him a 2000 Porsche Boxster S.

Steven Ortiz of Glendora said he first offered the cellphone for trading on the Web site about 2 years ago and the experience led to a series of trades that saw him briefly owning a dirt bike, a MacBook Pro, a 1987 Toyota 4Runner and the 1975 Ford Bronco he traded for the Porsche, KTLA-TV, Los Angeles, reported Wednesday.