Archive for Sep 23, 2008

Packard Bell ‘dot’ netbook announced

Packard Bell ‘dot’ netbook announced

Packard Bell are the latest to weigh into the netbook arena, with the "dot" [pdf link].  Packing the usual combination of Intel's 1.6GHz Atom, 1GB of RAM and an 8.9-inch display running at 1024 x 600, the only real area of mild interest is the 160GB hard-drive which is perhaps a little larger than the norm.

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T-Mobile G1 Hands On: How does it measure up?

T-Mobile G1 Hands On: How does it measure up?

The T-Mobile G1 event this morning gave us our very first in-person glimpses of the G1, the first phone ever to run on Android. For the most part, we were blown away by an intuitive design, enhanced functionality and Google integration but there were a few things that made us scratch our heads.

Check out more photos and the full hands-on gallery after the cut.

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HTC T-Mobile G1 photos are up; Google videos show Android in action

HTC T-Mobile G1 photos are up; Google videos show Android in action

The T-Mobile G1 event has just concluded, but news is still pouring out. In fact, HTC has just posted their first official photos and complete specs of the G1 in its shiny new glory. And Google has made available a video that shows off the finer details of Android. It's a busy morning here on SlashGear, so be sure to stick with us as our coverage continues.

Check out more photos and a video after the cut.

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T-Mobile G1 Q&A brings further insight to device

T-Mobile G1 Q&A brings further insight to device

After the demo video finished and the execs announced the pricing and availability, the T-Mobile G1 event turned to the audience with plenty of questions about the device, the platform and everything in between.

Let's touch on a few of the questions and their respective answers:

The G1 will not tether. You will have to purchase a voice plan as well and it can read Word and Excel files and GMail push will be supported. There won't be desktop sync, but there will be a back-end one.

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Sony VAIO TT ultraportable: Blu-ray & 256GB SSD RAID in sub-1-inch chassis

Sony VAIO TT ultraportable: Blu-ray & 256GB SSD RAID in sub-1-inch chassis

Sony have officially announced the VAIO TT, the ultraportable replacement to their TZ model.  Claimed to be the world's lightest Blu-ray laptop, the TT uses a Centrino 2 processor (either 1.2GHz or 1.4GHz), up to 4GB of RAM, 160GB 5,400rpm hard-drive or 256GB SSD RAID array (2 x 128GB) and Sprint EVDO Rev.A WWAN.  All in a carbon-fiber package weighing 2.87 pounds and measuring less than an inch thick.

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