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HTC’s survey claims that customers prefer thinner phones over thicker phones …

HTC’s survey claims that customers prefer thinner phones over thicker phones …
News from Ubergizmo:

While HTC’s phones are by no means “chunky”, this year’s One series of Android phones seems to be thinner than usual with both the One X and One S measuring under 9mm thin (8.9mm and 7.8mm respectively). Ever wondered why is that? Well apparently the reason for their phones being exceptionally thinner this year is thanks to a survey HTC conducted in 2011. 

The survey essentially asked customers if they would prefer a thinner device over those that compromised on the thin form factor in favor of a larger battery. Interestingly, according to HTC’s vice president of product strategy Bjorn Kilburn, the majority of customers chose that they’d prefer a thinner device to the point where 3,000mAh plus batteries were apparently removed from HTC’s roadmap.

A perfect example for comparison would be Motorola with its Droid RAZR and Droid RAZR MAXX, whereby both devices are similar in specs with the exception of the RAZR MAXX packing a whopping 3,300mAh battery which resulted in a thicker design. Considering that both devices feature LTE connectivity, we’re sure that many users will no doubt appreciate the larger battery which will provide the phone with a longer lasting battery life. However ultimately it…………… continues on Ubergizmo

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Skype App for Windows Phone Released
News from PCWorld:

Internet telephony provider Skype released its app for the Windows Phone operating system on Sunday on the Windows Phone Marketplace, a couple of months after releasing the beta version of the app.

The app, available in 18 languages, brings users of phones running Windows Phone into the mainstream of 200 million people who use the Skype service every month on smartphones and tablets running Android, iOS, and Symbian, computers and laptops running Mac and Windows, and connected TVs, the Microsoft division said in a blog post.

Founded in 2003 and headquartered in Luxembourg, Skype was acquired by Microsoft in October last year in a US$ 8.5 billion acquisition. Microsoft said that Skype would be integrated with its products, but without affecting availability of the popular Internet telephony application on platforms from competitors. Skype functions as a business division within the company.

Available for use on 4G, 3G and Wi-Fi networks, Skype for Windows Phone has since the initial beta app ad…………… continues on PCWorld

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