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This Week in Mobile

Weekly knowledge of the mobile industry so you can keep your finger on the pulse. Here's This Week in Mobile: Volume 14.


Here at Fueled, a design and development company based in New York and London, we are obsessed with everything that happens in mobile, be it rumors of iPhone hardware, delectable Android updates or new apps we love.

Every Friday, we’d like to help you “top up” your weekly knowledge of the mobile industry so you can keep your finger on the pulse. Here's This Week in Mobile: Volume 14.

HTC Reveals Gold-Colored HTC One


After the success of the golden iPhone, it's no surprise to see a few other majestically plated smartphones. This week, HTC released an affordable HTC One variant in gold. The new phone has the same specs as the original including a 4.7 inch screen and a 4-megapixel "ultrapixel" camera. It's only in Finland for now but stay tuned! via Mashable

Nokia Lumia 525 takes a low-key road to Windows Phone 8


We learned more about the Nokia Lumia 525 this week. The phone will be available to purchase first in Singapore on December 14th with the more expensive Lumia 1520 to follow. The phone will have twice as much RAM as the Lumia 520 and will have a 1GHz dual-core Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and the latest version of Windows. via CNET

Instagram says Thanksgiving 2013 was its busiest day so far

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Today, Instagram announced that Thanksgiving 2013 in the US was the busiest day on the social photo sharing network so far thanks to a massive flood of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah-related photos and videos. Unfortunately, the company wouldn't share exact figures, suggesting that if any records were broken, they weren’t huge. via The Next Web

Moto G Review: Motorola Bridges The Gap Between Cheap And Good In Smartphones


The Moto G went on sale this past Tuesday in the US, which came as a surprise to many as it was expected to debut in the new year. The $179 phone has received generally positive reviews and is expected to be a major player in emerging markets as it is relatively more affordable than other smartphones on the market. The device can be upgraded to KitKat in early 2014. via TechCrunch

Eric’s Guide: Converting to Android from iPhone


This week, Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt wrote a piece about converting from iPhone to Android. In the post on Google +, Schmidt outlined a series of steps to ensure user data is successfully transferred from iPhone to Android. He added the claim that "like the people who moved from PCs to Macs and never switched back, you will switch from iPhone to Android." via Eric Schmidt on Google+

That's it for this week's top 5 stories in mobile news. Any other stories you'd like us to share? Let us know in the comments!

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