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AMNews: Fujitsu and Toshiba Reveal Mango Handsets, Vodafone Drops HTC Evo 3D, New Sony Walkman with Wireless Streaming

Both Fujitsu and Toshiba have announced the arrival of the IS12T, the first handset based on the Windows Phone Mango operating system. The handset - which is branded Toshiba - not only has the camera with the highest pixel count in the world (a meaty 13.2-megapixel), but is also waterproof and dustproof plus comes with 32GB onboard storage, something that only a few phones, including the iPhone currently offers

Sony is continuing to keep the Walkman brand alive and kicking as it announced a new portable media player, the NWZ-A860, which may well be mistaken for a mainstream Smartphone. Like some of its Sony-Ericsson cousins, the PMP comes with a 2.8-inch touchscreen display with a new Bluetooth transmission capability that allows music to be streamed (as well as A2DP).

The LG Optimus 3D is likely to remain the only 3D Smartphone on the market for a few more weeks after Vodafone revealed that it won't be selling the HTC Evo 3D for a while, citing "delays". The mobile phone operator told Techradar that "We've decided that due to delays to the launch of the device, we no longer plan to include the EVO 3D in our smartphone range,

Half of Netflix users access the movie streaming service via game consoles, a new study conducted by research firm Nielsen has found. Nielsen conducted a survey of more than 12,000 Netflix and Hulu users to determine how they access the services and what type of content they access.

The Andy Pad, the tablet which was presented more than one month ago and which is the brain child of a UK-based tablet manufacturer, Mattressman, has welcomed a newcomer, the Andy Pad Pro which comes with a better specification compared to its smaller brother. The Pad Pro comes with a 1.2GHz ARM-based Cortex A8 SoC which could possibly be the Samsung Hummingbird as used in the Galaxy Tab plus Android 2.3 Gingerbread. Interestingly, it could be the same SoC as the Kogan tablet albeit a tad faster.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.