Archive for Oct 27, 2010

HTC Desire HD Review

HTC Desire HD Review

Big screen, big specs, big appeal. HTC know how to play the Android smartphone market, and the HTC Desire HD is no exception. Announced to great fanfare - and alongside the new online HTCSense.com service - last month, the Android 2.2 Froyo handset promises to take the original HTC Desire experience to the next level. Is this the best Android smartphone around today? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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BlackBerry Bold 9780 gets official; hits T-Mobile USA on Nov 17

BlackBerry Bold 9780 gets official; hits T-Mobile USA on Nov 17

It's taken them a while, but RIM has finally got around to making the BlackBerry Bold 9780 official.  Another QWERTY candybar, the Bold 9780 is the first in the Bold range to come with the BlackBerry 6 OS, and also has a 5-megapixel camera, 3G and WiFi.

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T-Mobile USA Samsung Galaxy Tab arrives Nov 10 from $399.99

T-Mobile USA Samsung Galaxy Tab arrives Nov 10 from $399.99

T-Mobile USA has confirmed that they will be launching the Samsung Galaxy Tab on November 10, with the carrier pricing the slate from $399.99 with a new, two-year agreement on a data plan.  The news puts T-Mobile a day ahead of Verizon, who will be releasing the Galaxy Tab on November 11 for $599.99, and a few days ahead of Sprint, whose version of the tablet will drop on November 14 for $399.99.

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PhotoFast GM2 SFV1 256GB SSD upgrade kit for 11.6″ MacBook Air outed

PhotoFast GM2 SFV1 256GB SSD upgrade kit for 11.6″ MacBook Air outed

iFixit weren't exactly impressed with the new MacBook Air's upgrade potential, with Apple soldering the RAM into place and using a non-standard SSD, but that hasn't stopped PhotoFast from coming out with a new accessory.  The GM2 SFV1 offers 256GB for your 11.6-inch Air (for which Apple only offers a 128GB option), as well as bundling a USB 3.0 adapter to make the most of the SSD you've removed.

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webOS torrent tipped as Palm plan 5-6 devices for 2011

webOS torrent tipped as Palm plan 5-6 devices for 2011

With the mildly-tweaked Palm Pre 2 leaving a less than pleasant taste in our collective mouths, the news that there are 5-6 new devices in the pipeline for 2011 is like a blast of cool, refreshing seltzer to the face.  According to CENS, Palm has inked contracts with Foxconn, who will provide four to five new devices, and Compal, who will provide one further device, in the coming year.  Among the line-up is the Foxconn-made PalmPad webOS tablet.

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Escort debuts Passport iQ with integrated GPS and radar detector

Escort debuts Passport iQ with integrated GPS and radar detector

Escort has been making radar detectors almost as long as police have been using radar to catch speeders. Escort has announced a new device that it claims to be the world's first fully integrated driving accessory with a radar detector and GPS navigation.

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Acer set to launch tablet computer line next month

Acer set to launch tablet computer line next month

There is a huge amount of buzz and a huge demand for tablet computers right now thanks to the iPad. There are few offerings on the market though that users can choose from and computer makers are rushing to fix that lack of choice.

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OtterBox offers iPhone 4 Defender case in colors

OtterBox offers iPhone 4 Defender case in colors

If you want the most protection you can get for your iPhone 4, many will look to the OtterBox Defender line of cases. These cases are tops when it comes to protecting from drops, shock, dust and water. The only downside for most people is that the Defender was only in black for the iPhone 4.

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CM Storm outs SF-19 Strike Force gaming notebook cooler

CM Storm outs SF-19 Strike Force gaming notebook cooler

Cooler master has announced a new addition to its line of gear for gamers who use gaming notebooks. The new product is the SF-19 and it is a cooling tray for gaming notebooks that are big and generate lots of heat. The device is designed to work with gaming notebooks with screens 19-inches and up.

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Sunflex unveils Snakebyte Wii Remote XL+ controller with MotionPlus

Sunflex unveils Snakebyte Wii Remote XL+ controller with MotionPlus

If you are a big Nintendo Wii gamer that has the original controllers with the MotionPlus accessory plugged into the bottom of the remote, you may be interested in the new controllers with MotionPlus integrated. A company called Sunflex has announced that it will be distributing the Snakebyte Wii controller in the US.

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LevelUp debuts Versus Wii storage ottoman and Element DS tray

LevelUp debuts Versus Wii storage ottoman and Element DS tray

If you have a game console in your home you know what a mess things can become with all the controllers, accessories, and games laying around. If you have kids that play games on a console, you know that the mess can get huge really fast. LevelUp has announced a couple new storage products for Nintendo gamers that will help keep things tidy.

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HP Envy 17 3D notebook and Wireless TV Connect available now from HP

HP Envy 17 3D notebook and Wireless TV Connect available now from HP

Earlier this month, we spent a bit of hands-on time with the HP Envy 17 3D notebook and came away liking the rig pretty well. If you have been lusting after one of the sleek 3D notebooks you can now order one up at HP and have it shipped your way for some 3D action.

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