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The Daily Slash: November 29 2010

The Daily Slash: November 29 2010

Today was quite the day. On this day we had not only our A Week with NOOKcolor: 3rd Party Apps and Final Wrap-Up final verdict last chapter in our extended week of reviewing NOOKcolor, the folks over at XDA Developers rooted it! Can you believe it? Then Plantronics hosts a sweet gameface contest for fabulous prizes, and we're knee-deep in columns: We Need To Talk by Philip Berne, Why Apple’s all-SSD, Light Peak MacBook Pro makes sense and In Search of Solder and a Sense of Achievement both by Chris Davies. All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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Facebook’s “Gmail killer” to have Microsoft Office Web Apps integration?

Facebook’s “Gmail killer” to have Microsoft Office Web Apps integration?

More leaks about Facebook's supposed "Project Titan" rival to Gmail - which has been tipped for a Monday reveal - are emerging, with whispers that Microsoft are actually involved as well. According to ZDNet's source, Facebook will integrate its new webmail service with Office Web Apps, Microsoft's online versions of Word, Excel, PowerPoint and OneNote; "the Office team has been working on this for a while now" says the tipster.

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The Daily Slash: November 10 2010

The Daily Slash: November 10 2010

What a frajabulous day of revealing leaks, first looks, and yes, HAX. There were not one, but TWO sightings of Droid 2 functionalities in the wild. The myTouch 4G was blessed with a Permaroot, and that brand new Android-to-iPhone port was granted a no-computer install and activation. Then to rather peek-a-boo moments: a Sharp ISO1 Unboxing and a Hustler app for Android. Apple tops the holiday want-lists (is anyone surprised?), the SlashGear Pad and Quill iPad case giveaway winner is revealed, and Nintendo wants to own "It's On Like Donkey Kong!" All this and some lovely FEATURES coming your way today, on The Daily Slash!

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NETGEAR ReadyNAS Replicate Simplifies Multi-Site Backup, Available Now

NETGEAR ReadyNAS Replicate Simplifies Multi-Site Backup, Available Now

NETGEAR took some time out of their busy Friday mid-morning, and announced quite a few things. The first of which is the brand new NETGEAR ReadyNAS Replicate application software, which is designed specifically to help those in business and enterprise situations. As more and more data is transmitted every day, NETGEAR knew that there had to be a better solution for protecting it, backing it up, and having a way to recover important information when its needed. That's where the ReadyNAS Replicate comes in.

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Your Leaf will have Windows Embedded Automotive 7, and It’s Bumpin

Your Leaf will have Windows Embedded Automotive 7, and It’s Bumpin

Approximately 100 years after Henry Ford starts producing the Model T, now, finally, we've got some nice computers jammed up in there. Microsoft Windows Embedded Automotive 7 is out, and it's super fancy. Obviously this isn't the first computer system in a car, not by a long shot, but it's definitely exciting enough to call a milestone. This system offers Silverlight for nicer UIs, better expandability than ever before for third-party plugins, and real-time text-to-speech technology.

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Can Tablets save Desktops?

Can Tablets save Desktops?

With all the latest forecasts from my analyst colleagues at IDC, Gartner and Forrester showcasing declining desktops market share over the next few years, i'd like to pose an alternate question. Can tablets, like the iPad which was not on the market at the time the forecasts were made, actually re-invigorate the desktop market?

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Symbian Losing Market Share While Competitors Continue to Climb

Symbian Losing Market Share While Competitors Continue to Climb

In today's world, everyone has their favorite whatever. Whether it's video game console, beer manufacturer, or mobile Operating System, there's always reasons why (and why not) you should pick one over the other. For Symbian, the OS made famous by Nokia, it looks like that time in the limelight is starting to decline, and at an accelerated rate. That is, if Nick Jones of Gartner is to be believed.

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Acer Aspire One AO721, AO521, AOD260 and AO533 netbooks outed

Acer Aspire One AO721, AO521, AOD260 and AO533 netbooks outed

Acer has outed four new Aspire One netbooks, two running chips from AMD's Athlon II Neo range and two getting Intel's Atom N475.  The Acer Aspire One AO721 and Aspire One AO521 have 11.6- and 10.1-inch displays respectively, and pair the Neo CPU with ATI Radeon HD4225 GPU with 384MB of memory.  Meanwhile the Acer Aspire One AOD260 and Aspire One AO533 have the N475 with Intel graphics, and each uses a 10.1-inch display.

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