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Nexus S Review

Nexus S Review

Google shook up the Android world with the Nexus One, throwing down the gauntlet to manufacturers to step up their hardware game and pushing the open-source platform to the bleeding edge of smartphone functionality. Now the search giant is back with its second self-branded device, the Nexus S, a Samsung-made handset with a few unique features of its own. Is this the best Android smartphone today, or just another Galaxy S sibling? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Comparing Nexus S to Nexus One and Galaxy S and Choosing Between Them

Comparing Nexus S to Nexus One and Galaxy S and Choosing Between Them

So you've got a decision to make now that Nexus S has officially been announced, yes? You're sitting around with your Nexus One or Galaxy S device, (we use Samsung Vibrant in this comparison, then additional Galaxy S devices,) and you're wondering if it'll be a smart move to switch over to the Nexus S when it's time for you to get a new phone. Well! We've got just the compare and contrast for you! Take a peek here for a full rundown of what you're going to be up against when you take that step into the world of Android phone switching in these late 2010 and early 2011 months.

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Google Nexus S official

Google Nexus S official

The Google Nexus S has just got official, complete with a full spec sheet and availability later this month. Available on T-Mobile USA, the Nexus S has a 4-inch WVGA touchscreen, 1GHz Samsung Hummingbird processor, 16GB of storage and WiFi b/g/n; it also gets NFC (Near Field Communications) support, and runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

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Airless Metal Mesh Tires Awarded R&D 100 Award

Airless Metal Mesh Tires Awarded R&D 100 Award

These tires, constructed out of 800 interwoven load bearing springs, were awarded a 2010 R&D Award for their fabulous new airlessness. This award is also known as the Oscars of innovation, so it's big freaking honor to say the least. This tire was created by NASA and Goodyear, so you know it was going to be a big deal out the door, and was made for use on the moon. Moon tires of the past were still just rubber, rubber that didn't exactly hold up in heat, cold, and solar radiation. These new tires basically don't even care about any of that ol' crap.

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Calvin Klein Teams with Marchon3D to Create 3D Sunglasses : ck3D

Calvin Klein Teams with Marchon3D to Create 3D Sunglasses : ck3D

There's Moshka, Gucci, and Oakley (tied to Tron:Legacy) already, now the newest pair of 3D glasses announced by an international fashion brand is Calvin Klien. November 4, Melville, NY, ck Calvin Klien Eyewear partners with Marchon3D to create a couple pairs of glasses with Marchon's patent-pending 3D lens technology - the only curved 3D lens on the market that is RealD certified.

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JH Audio JH16 Pro Review

JH Audio JH16 Pro Review

In the world of earphones, there are some obvious tiers: the bundled earbuds that came with your PMP or cellphone and should probably be dumped straight away; their mainstream replacements; off-the-shelf in-ear monitors (IEMs); and then custom-molded IEMs. There's also a less publicized hierarchy, of the audio craftsmen behind the IEMs themselves. Ask an audiophile their opinion of Jerry Harvey, and you can probably expect an hour or two of hero-worship; having tested out the new JHAudio JH16 Pro custom IEMs, we now know why. Check out the full review after the cut.

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Garmin Edge 800 cycling PND packs custom maps with no calibration

Garmin Edge 800 cycling PND packs custom maps with no calibration

Garmin has outed its latest PND, and the Edge 800 is targeted at cyclists either prone to getting lost or wanting to track their performance.  A compact unit with a 2.6-inch color touchscreen, the Edge 800 comes with a simple twist-on handlebar mount and can track not only position but speed, distance, time, elevation, calories burned, climb and descent.  Pair it with an ANT+ compliant monitor, meanwhile, and you can also record heartrate and speed/cadence (sensor depending).

Using Garmin's Custom Maps software, owners can manage their own topographical data or load on preconfigured packages, such as City Navigator maps, stored on a microSD card.  The Edge 800 also supports satellite imagery, and requires no calibration if moved between bikes: the company says you can simply twist it off the mount and snap it onto a different cycle.

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Night Bright Tyre Unleashes Cyglo Tire, DIY Tron Bikes

Night Bright Tyre Unleashes Cyglo Tire, DIY Tron Bikes

We can't all be living in a video game. (Even if some of us wish we were.) And, because we can't just go hopping around dark worlds with brightly lit contours, we have to make due with what we have. And thanks to a British-based company called Night Bright Tyre, we can finally be one step closer to having our very own lightbikes. No, they may not be as streamlined as those from the TRON films, but hey, beggars can't be choosers.

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NZXT Phantom Full Tower Chassis Unveiled, Available This September

NZXT Phantom Full Tower Chassis Unveiled, Available This September

Remember how NZXT said they weren't going out of business? Looks like they were telling the truth, because the company has just announced a brand new full tower chassis for all you power PC gamers out there. It's definitely one of the more interesting looking chassis we've seen in awhile, and it comes in a few color choices, too. NZXT's saying that this is their most elegant and intelligent chassis designed ever constructed, and considering their plethora of previous models released over the years, that's a pretty bold statement.

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