Author Archives: Cory Gunther

Cory Gunther is currently an associate editor for SlashGear and senior editor for Android Community. Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, he's responsible for all things Android on both sites, and never leaves the house without a few smartphones and a tablet. You can follow him on Twitter, or keep up with him on Google+

Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour trailer revealed for iPhone, iPad and Android

Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour trailer revealed for iPhone, iPad and Android

Gameloft is certainly no stranger to the high-end mobile gaming scene. They've been releasing some of the top games for Android and iOS for a long time and today they've just issued a teaser for what could be their best game yet. The popular Modern Combat series is getting its 4th iteration, and the graphics look so good we're amazed this is for a mobile device. Lets take a peek!

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FXI Cotton Candy PC and Android-on-a-stick now shipping

FXI Cotton Candy PC and Android-on-a-stick now shipping

We've heard about the FXI Cotton Candy a lot over the past year, but it still hasn't made it into the hands of users and developers. First detailed last year, we then received some hands-on back in February with the Android powered USB stick. Today however, we've learned this PC and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on a thumb drive is shipping now for just $199.

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Apple A6 teardown reveals dual-core CPU, tri-core GPU power

Apple A6 teardown reveals dual-core CPU, tri-core GPU power

A teardown of Apple's A6 mobile processor powering the new iPhone 5 has revealed some details this afternoon. Like many of their previous processors there's been a lot of mystery around just what exactly is powering the new device, but thanks to iFixit we now have an in depth teardown of the A6 processor itself.

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Apple SVP: iPhone 5 scratches are “normal” for aluminum products

Apple SVP: iPhone 5 scratches are “normal” for aluminum products

Apple's new iPhone 5 went through quite the transformation regarding the rear of the device. Gone is that glass panel that seemed to be breaking and shattering for many users, and this time around they've replaced it with an extremely durable aluminum panel. While drop and durability tests have seen impressive results, that aluminum is getting scratched extremely easily -- with some coming scuffed out of the box.

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BlackBerry 10 to have native Facebook, Twitter, and more at launch

BlackBerry 10 to have native Facebook, Twitter, and more at launch

Today at the BlackBerry Jam event RIM has been announcing things left and right. And for all those social network fans out there we have good news. RIM announced that all four major social networks will be on board at launch, and Facebook will even have their own native app for BB10. It didn't look much different than Android or iOS, but at least it's native.

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RIM: BlackBerry 10 carrier testing begins next month

RIM: BlackBerry 10 carrier testing begins next month

We've been waiting for RIM to make a complete comeback, and today at BlackBerry Jam they've been showing off what's been brewing in RIM's world. BlackBerry 10 has leaked a plenty but today right on stage they showed off all sorts of exciting new things. BlackBerry Hub, their new Peek notification system (which rocks) and now they've announced carrier testing is on track for October.

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BlackBerry 10 Peek finesses notifications

BlackBerry 10 Peek finesses notifications

Today RIM and BlackBerry is showing off their new and improved mobile operating system in BlackBerry 10 -- better known as BB10. Today at BlackBerry Jam (yes that's the name) they've been sharing all sorts of details about a better and faster system, seamless user experiences and more. One feature that was surely worth mentioning was "peek" where you simply slide up from the bottom bezel to get a peek at your entire BlackBerry Hub.

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Sparrow iPhone 5 support coming soon

Sparrow iPhone 5 support coming soon

The extremely popular and loved by many iOS and Mac email client Sparrow will be getting a much needed update soon. After being acquired by Google we later learned the popular app would get a feature freeze, and no further updates would be coming with what they called a ‘bug fix only’ status. Today however we learned of an upcoming update many Apple fans should be excited to hear about.

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Toshiba outs Canvio Slim as world’s thinnest 500GB hard drive

Toshiba outs Canvio Slim as world’s thinnest 500GB hard drive

The folks from Toshiba look to continue the trend of packing tons and tons of storage into an extremely small space. Today they've outed their latest Canvio Slim portable hard drive and are stating it's the "world's thinnest" portable hard drive. Coming in at just 9mm thick offering 500GB of storage for only $115 -- lets take a look.

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iPhone sales could top 50 million in Q4

iPhone sales could top 50 million in Q4

We aren't sure if analysts love or hate predicting sales of Apple's extremely popular devices, but the iPhone always gets its fair share of predictions. While some suggested 8-10 million iPhone 5 smartphones would be sold in September, opening weekend only saw about 5 million total. Now we're seeing predictions for all iPhone models topping 50 million in the fourth quarter of 2012 alone.

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus 2 camera samples leak

Samsung Galaxy Nexus 2 camera samples leak

It has been almost an entire year since the last Nexus smartphone from Google was released, that being the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Now that the Galaxy S III rumors have subsided, Nexus rumors have heated up again. Some are suggesting Sammy will be releasing a Galaxy Nexus 2, and today we have some leaked pictures that could at least make it a possibility.

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India’s Aakash 2 Android tablet arriving next month for $35

India’s Aakash 2 Android tablet arriving next month for $35

Over in India there's an extremely cheap Android tablet being deployed by the government to families, schools and more. We've talked about the Aakash tablet more than a few times, but this new and improved Aakash 2 tablet for just $35 dollars is set to arrive throughout India starting next month.

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