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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: April 11, 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: April 11, 2011

Behold, the day has come when the great one, mister Steve Jobs himself, will be releasing an official biography of his whole entire life. This book will be called "iSteve: The Book of Jobs," and will be blasting out on shelves (we're assuming it'll be printed on paper too,) inside 2012. Between that and Photoshop integration famous art software into the iPad, I think we're pretty much set for news today. Oh you'd like a whole lot more? Well let's take a look then - perhaps there's more deeper in the bag.

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RIM CEOs blast critics for lack of appreciation; PlayBook will be focussed attack not iPad all-rounder

RIM CEOs blast critics for lack of appreciation; PlayBook will be focussed attack not iPad all-rounder

RIM co-CEO Mike Lazaridis has struck out at critics, questioning "why there's this negative sentiment" within the industry which maintains the company has lost its momentum. "Why is it that people don’t appreciate our profits? Why is it that people don’t appreciate our growth?" the outspoken exec asked the NY Times. "Why is it that people don’t appreciate the fact that we spent the last four years going global? Why is it that people don’t appreciate that we have 500 carriers in 170 countries with products in almost 30 languages?"

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Android to own 49% of smartphone market by end of 2012

Android to own 49% of smartphone market by end of 2012

Research firm Gartner has released its latest stats for the smartphone market and the company thinks that Android is heading towards a very dominant position in the next year or so. According to the firm Android will own 49% of the smartphone market by 2012. The growth of Android is very impressive over the last few years.

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Peratech QTC Clear touchscreen could add force-sensing to your future iPad

Peratech QTC Clear touchscreen could add force-sensing to your future iPad

Touch-sensor specialists Peratech have announced their QTC Clear, a transparent version of their force-sensing touch panel which promises to bring 3D input and more to tablets, smartphones and other devices. The new sensor can be added to a capacitive touchscreen or replace a resistive one, adding the ability to measure the pressure a user applies to the display. This, Peratech suggests, opens up the door to 3D interfaces where the force of touch controls the depth of navigation through the UI.

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iPad accounted for $9.566B out of $9.6B in tablet sales in 2010

iPad accounted for $9.566B out of $9.6B in tablet sales in 2010

I have an original iPad and I really like it, I can certainly see why the tablet did so well on the market. Take into account that for much of 2010 it was the only media tablet on the market and you can see why the numbers for tablet sales in 2010 were so lopsided. According to numbers released by Gartner, the iPad accounted for almost every bit of the tablet sales last year.

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Gateway NV Series pack AMD E-350 and C-50 Fusion APUs

Gateway NV Series pack AMD E-350 and C-50 Fusion APUs

AMD's new APU-based Fusion processors continue to score design wins, with Gateway the latest to slot the chips - along with the Radeon GPUs - into their notebooks. The Gateway NV51B05u leads the new NV Series, complete with AMD's E-350 processor and Radeon HD 6310 graphics, WiFi b/g/n, HDMI with Full HD 1080p output support, and a 15.6-inch 1366 x 768 display.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – March 13, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – March 13, 2011

This week packs some more Apple news with the iPad 2 going on sale this past Friday, March 11th. We have an early hands-on review of the iPad 2 along with timely analysis on its position and future direction in the market. Other news include rumors on the upcoming iPhone 5, HP's WebOS plans, an Iomega product review, and some product launches and update releases from Adobe, Lenovo, NVIDIA, Sony, and Samsung. Also, find out how you can help in the aftermath of the Japan earthquake.

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Notebook growth forecast slashed for 2011/12 as tablets dominate

Notebook growth forecast slashed for 2011/12 as tablets dominate

Throw out your notebooks: Gartner says they're old hat. The research firm has significantly downgraded its sales growth forecast for 2011 and 2012, notching off almost six points to predict a 10.5-percent rise this year and 13.6-percent (down from 14.8-percent) the next. According to Gartner analyst Ranjit Atwal, tablets are a main cause of the reduced estimates as the fashionable slates leave notebooks unloved.

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The Daily Slash: February 10, 2011

The Daily Slash: February 10, 2011

First get your giggle on in a column by yours truly over on Android Community by the name of Waves of Impact and No Lines for Verizon’s iPhone. Next, if you haven't already, grab the Angry Birds Seasons update for the Valentine's Day levels, OR check out the Full Spoiler Post [including secret Facebook levels]. Get a confirmed release date on the HTC ThunderBolt. Have a good time transforming into an LG Optimus Pad. Hope for the best as a Nokia Windows Phone 7 deal is tipped by insiders. Blast off into outer space with speed as the LG VL600 LTE Modem for Verizon is now Mac-Compatible. Check out a column by Don Reisinger by the name of Google TV is Dying, and an Apple TV with Apps will Finish it Off. Place your eyeballs on an On Time Analysis by Ben Bajarin by the title of Is the Market too Crowded for webOS to be Successful? Know the truth in a review of the Nokia E7 by Chris Davies. And check out all the REST of the content we've got flying around here on The Daily Slash!

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Verizon Preparing 4G Internet Calling

Verizon Preparing 4G Internet Calling

Verizon is planning to roll out voice and video calls over the fourth-generation wireless data network the carrier started implementing in December. The new network will improve sound quality and allow for voice calling and internet use at the same time, a lacking feature of Verizon's that AT&T has recently been quick to point out. Verizon wants to eventually transfer all traffic to the new 4G network and replace the old network that the carrier has used for more than a decade.

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