Archive for January, 2011

Sonance outs new Landscape Series outdoor speakers

Sonance outs new Landscape Series outdoor speakers

If you are the sort that is obsessed with music and have to have your tunes, everywhere you go Sonance has some new gear for you for outdoors. The company has announced a new line of outdoor speakers that are called the Landscape Series. As you might guess by the name, the speakers are intended to blend in with the landscape and deliver good sound.

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Samsung hits all-time record revenue in 2010; dual-core Galaxy S2 & multiple Galaxy Tabs incoming

Samsung hits all-time record revenue in 2010; dual-core Galaxy S2 & multiple Galaxy Tabs incoming

Samsung has announced its 2010 financial figures, and there are strong results for the company's mobile business. Mobile device sales in Q4 2010 topped 80.7m, up 17-percent compared to Q4 2009, with 280m sales for the whole of 2010. Samsung confirms that a dual-core Galaxy S replacement with a Super AMOLED Plus display (believed to be the Samsung Galaxy S2, debuting at MWC 2011 next month) will launch in the first half of 2011, while also announcing that it "will complement its Galaxy Tab with a range of devices to optimally meet various user needs."

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Eric Schmidt: CEO shuffle “nothing to do with competitors” or China

Eric Schmidt: CEO shuffle “nothing to do with competitors” or China

Eric Schmidt has denied that his decision to step down as Google CEO was motivated by internal disagreements over the search giant's handling of Chinese censorship, also insisting that the management shake-up - which will see co-founder Larry Page take the CEO role - "has nothing to do with competitors." Instead, the move is intended to clarify Schmidt, Page and Sergey Brin's roles within Google.

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BlackBerry 2011 CDMA roadmap leaks: Monaco, Sedona, Curve Touch & Bold Touch

BlackBerry 2011 CDMA roadmap leaks: Monaco, Sedona, Curve Touch & Bold Touch

RIM's 2011 CDMA device roadmap has leaked, bringing with it details of a renewed push for the Canadian company into touchscreen handsets. According to what looks like a RIM presentation passed to CrackBerry, the BlackBerry PlayBook release in Q2 2011 will be shortly followed by the all-touch BlackBerry Monaco, a 1.2GHz CDMA/UMTS World Phone hybrid with a 3.7-inch WVGA touchscreen and 5-megapixel camera with flash.

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The Daily Slash: January 27 2011

The Daily Slash: January 27 2011

Begin your journey today in a Don Reisinger column that even I agree with: More Action And Fewer Cutscenes In Video Games, Please. Then behold, as it's the day of the NGP: 3G and WiFi-only, trailer revealed [Video], 82-strong NGP studio support list, Sony PlayStation Suite & PS Store for Android gaming, and XPERIA Play vs Sony NGP (PSP 2) ULTIMATE SMACKDOWN! PLUS a bonus peek at the Play, and another battle between Samsung Galaxy S 2 vs Galaxy Tab 2! And a bonus tidbit of possible bad news along the lines of Notion Ink Customer Service - no stalls!

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Notion Ink Battles Insinuations of Unevenly Bright Screens, Broken Cameras, Customer Service Stalls

Notion Ink Battles Insinuations of Unevenly Bright Screens, Broken Cameras, Customer Service Stalls

It appears, if a few folks over at NotionAddicts messageboard are any indication, that Notion Ink is facing some heavy allegations from the first round of pre-order customers. Amongst these allegations are that Notion Ink is purposely stalling out on customers looking for refunds so that their 7 day return period will expire and it'll be more difficult (and more costly) to get their due exchange.

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