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Samsung launches mid-range Galaxy Tab A tablets in Russia

Samsung is expanding its line of Android tablets with new models sporting 8 and 9.7 inch screens. Both of the tablets are part of the new Samsung Galaxy Tab A family and they’ll be available starting in April. The company introduced the Galaxy Tab A series tablets at an event in Russia, where they’re expected to […]

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PocketBook Ultra eReader with a 5MP camera launches in Russia

As expected, PocketBook is giving its latest eBook reader an unusual feature: a camera. The PocketBook Ultra should be available in Russia in July, where it will sell for the equivalent of about $260. It’s a 6 inch eReader with an E Ink display and the ability to let you snap photos and scan them as […]

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Samsung’s Tizen phone launch delayed until later in 2014

Chinese phone maker ZTE may be getting ready to show off its first smartphone powered by Tizen Linux, but one of the operating system’s key backers says the launch of its first Tizen smartphones has been pushed back. Japanese wireless carrier NTT DoCoMo recently announced it was putting its Tizen launch plans on hold. Now […]

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Russian search giant Yandex releases app store for Android, stocked with 50,000 apps

Yandex runs the most popular search engine in Russia, leading some folks to call it the Google of Russia. But the company doesn’t offer its own smartphone operating system. Instead, Yandex is piggybacking on Google’s. Today Yandex released an app store for Android phone sand tablets called Yandex.Store. There are already 50,000 apps available to […]

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Russian Mobile Operating System: It’s like Android, but with less Google

Russian researchers are preparing to launch a new tablet running an Android-like operating system that is not Google Android. That’s because RoMos (Russian Mobile Operating System) is designed first and foremost for military use, and security is a top priority: The OS doesn’t share any data with Google. The military version of the tablet will […]

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Russian iRU Intro 102 netbook ships with MeeGo Linux

Want to pick up a netbook running MeeGo Linux and don’t want to go with the Fujitsu MH330? No problem. Russian PC maker iRU offers a MeeGo netbook called the iRU Intro 102. The netbook has a 1.66 GHz Intel Atom N450 processor, GMA 3150 graphics, a 10.1 inch, 1024 x 600 pixel display, 1GB […]