Archive for April, 2009

HTC Magic unboxed on video

HTC Magic unboxed on video

The first HTC Magic handsets are finding their way into the hands of excitable Germany early-adopters this week, after Vodafone surprised us all by launching the Android smartphone there ahead of their much-publicized UK release.  SlashGear's friend Sascha is one of the first to get their hands on the commercial release, and he's shot an unboxing video to sate our needs for vicarious gadget fulfillment.

Video unboxing after the cut

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ASUS Eee PC 1003HAG with NTT DoCoMo 3G

ASUS Eee PC 1003HAG with NTT DoCoMo 3G

ASUS have announced a new Eee PC, specifically for the Japanese market.  The ASUS Eee PC 1003HAG's claim to fame is integrated WWAN that supports NTT DoCoMo's FOMA network, offering up to 7.2Mbps downlink rates.  Otherwise it's pretty much in line with other recent Eee PCs, with Intel's Atom N280 processor and 1GB of RAM.

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Android video demo on Skytone Alpha 680 netbook

Android video demo on Skytone Alpha 680 netbook

A demonstration of what looks to be a Skytone Alpha 680 prototype has been added to YouTube, showing the budget netbook running the Android OS.  Announced earlier this month, the Alpha 680 is one of the first netbooks to be confirmed as using Google's open-source platform; as the videos show, however, there's a little work to be done before it's a completely smooth transition from smartphones.

Video demos after the cut

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