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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 3, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: October 3, 2012

Welcome to Wednesday evening, everyone. Today, T-Mobile and MetroPCS announced that their rumored merger was indeed real, and not long after, T-Mobile CEO John Legere released a new video explaining the deal. We heard more about the iPad Mini today, with the Wall Street Journal claiming that it's already in production and comes with a 7.85-inch screen, while accessory maker Cygnett released cases for the iPad Mini a little bit early. Speaking of iPad, we found out today that Apple ships a whopping 188,000 iPads per day, which is just plain absurd.

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RIM CEO: “We own QWERTY market” so we’re chasing full-touch BB10 first

RIM CEO: “We own QWERTY market” so we’re chasing full-touch BB10 first

RIM plans to trim its product line-up and lean heavily on BlackBerry 7 devices as it puts the finishing touches to BlackBerry 10, focusing on BBM connected services to provoke consumer interest. As for the decision to push a full-touchscreen device running the new platform initially, rather than playing to RIM's obvious strengths in devices with keyboards, Heins said that it was an intentional strategy rather than a company gaffe.

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RIM close to hiring new marketing chief, stock tanks

RIM close to hiring new marketing chief, stock tanks

RIM stock has tanked again today, despite news that the company will soon have a new marketing chief. Following a preview of BlackBerry 10 at RIM's annual BlackBerry World conference this week, CEO Thorsten Heins said that the company is very close to hiring a new chief marketing officer, replacing Keith Pardy, who left last March ahead of the PlayBook launch.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: May 1, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: May 1, 2012

This morning we'll be continuing our ongoing series exploring the inner workings of the upcoming blockbuster film Prometheus - expect more monsters today! Then we've got one whole heck of a lot of BlackBerry 10 going on - releases galore! So many releases that your head will spin - it could be the rebirth of BlackBerry as we know it! And of course we've got a review of a major product as well, wouldn't be a fabulous morning without that - BIG JAMBOX for your ears!

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: March 26, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: March 26, 2012

It's time to get heavy when it comes to wrapping up - Monday morning Wrap-Up posts are always like this, ladies and gentlemen, where there's a bit more wrapping than a wrapper normally deals with, a whole weekend to devour! We'll start out clean with Philip Berne and his Cheating at Foursquare. This of course can lead you directly into talk by Don Reisinger asking: Are We Going Too Far With Our Tech Obsession? Then you'll hear how the CEO of GameStop doesn't want the Xbox 720 to block pre-owned games - surprise! There's a whole new Canon out there and we've got a pre-review round-up as well as a Hands-on and sample collection of our own! Don't forget last week's Weekly Wrap-Up before you dive head-first into this weeks goods!

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iOS 5 Review

iOS 5 Review

Apple iOS 5 is, arguably, the version we've always been waiting for. New iOS builds have always introduced new features, but in iOS 5 Apple sets out its digital hub ecosystem, the culmination of a decade of product positioning and service development. It also brings very specific challenges to each of Apple's key competitors - Siri as the answer to Android's voice command system, iMessage to take on BlackBerry Messenger - in addition to addressing some of the longer standing complaints iOS users have had. Read on for the full SlashGear review. Be sure to also check out our iPhone 4S review!

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Samsung reveals new Galaxy smartphones and new naming scheme

Samsung reveals new Galaxy smartphones and new naming scheme

Samsung announced today a new batch of smartphones that are set to get an official unveiling at the upcoming IFA 2011. The major consumers electronics show in Europe will take place in Berlin, Germany from September 2 to 7. Along with these new handsets, Samsung has also introduced a new naming scheme to bring some order to its large variety of offerings.

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The Daily Slash: December 28 2010

The Daily Slash: December 28 2010

Behold a 200 year old wood / 18K gold / supremely expensive iPad from Gresso - buy one soon! Point and awe as Sprint Palm Pixi gains mysterious front-facing camera, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and LG Optimus Pad point toward CES 2011, and Sony PlayStation Phone points toward the same timeframe. See your Android phone become the brain of a robot, see some super teaser pics of ASUS Eee Pads, and check out the BRAND NEW HTC Thunderbolt 4G LTE phone in 12 big leaked pics! All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 23 2010

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 23 2010

Hey gang; it's time for another week in review. HP debuted its slick web-connected printer service on Monday. The service will let you do some cool things like print from your smartphone by emailing a document to the printer. Ahead of WWDC early Monday, AT&T started to tweak the upgrade eligibility for many iPhone 3GS owners. This was no surprise given that we knew Steve was going to be pulling that new iPhone out of his pocket a few hours later that day.

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Nokia N900 PS3 controller [Video]

Nokia N900 PS3 controller [Video]

In today's day and age controlling one device with another is pretty common place. You can control your thermostat with a SMS message, arm your alarm system or even use your Blackberry to control your home theater. Of course using your Blackberry as a remote requires a stand alone device and a $100 piece of software.  For those of us lucky enough to own a Nokia N900 there is a new app called BlueMaemo which allows you to control a host of Bluetooth devices from your phone. Interestingly enough one of those devices in the Sony PlayStation 3.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 35 2009

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 35 2009

Another week has come and gone leaving us with memories and a hoard of cool stories to throw your way for weekend reading in case you missed them over the week. An Asus 900HA netbook was hacked into a touchscreen slate on Monday and we really liked it. DIY gear is so cool, especially when it turns out this good. Monday also brought some details on the Blackberry Storm 2 piezo touchscreen tech. We really hope its better than the original Storm.

Helio Ocean hands-on review

Helio Ocean hands-on review

The Helio Ocean is well covered on SlashGear, so everyone should be familiar with its features as well as what it’s capable of. In case you need to get up to speed, take a look at this page then you can come back to this article and understand why I’m so excited about the Ocean.

As you already know, the Ocean arrived this morning and I’ve spent the last eight or more hours diving into this beast. The most important point I want to get across to anyone looking to purchase the Ocean is this: keep your expectations in check. It’s a well-featured device (don’t just call it a “phone”), however Helio never intended the Ocean to act as a smartphone in the traditional sense – future versions of the Ocean, perhaps, just not this one. Okay, that being said lets delve first into the “personal entertainment center”, or media player. It supports MP3, AAC, WMA, MPEG-4, H.264, VOD and MOD files formats. While in video mode, flipping from portrait mode to landscape mode is as easy as clicking the down button on the D-Pad or you can simply flip up the Ocean’s screen. Since the Ocean isn’t a smartphone, it doesn’t handle multi-tasking; you can’t use any other applications such as IMing while listening to music or watching a video. The software does allow you to surf or buy music from Helio Music store, though. While you enjoy your tunes, you’ll still be notified when someone send you an instant message.

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