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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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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