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Acer Aspire 8950G-9839 gets Core i7-2630Q in Aspire Sandy Bridge refresh

Acer Aspire 8950G-9839 gets Core i7-2630Q in Aspire Sandy Bridge refresh

Acer has launched a set of new laptops using Intel's 2nd-gen Core 2011 range of processors. The Acer Aspire 8950 range is the company's new flagship, with the Aspire 8950G-9839 sitting at the top with Intel's Core i7-2630Q processor, ATI Radeon 6850 graphics and 8GB of RAM as standard. It has an 18.4-inch 1080p HD display, Blu-ray, a 750GB HDD and a spare second internal drive bay.

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Apple’s App Store Gross Revenue to be $2 Billion in 2011, According to Citibank

Apple’s App Store Gross Revenue to be $2 Billion in 2011, According to Citibank

When the App Store launched, apps on your smartphone were just a novelty. But as the applications got better, and ultimately more advanced, the money started rolling in. Finding an application for something you need, whether it be a quick way to balance your checkbook, or some game that will keep you entertained on the spot, is one reason why Apple's App Store is so popular, and keeps raking in the money. According to a new report from Citibank, it doesn't look like that momentum is going anywhere, and in fact, will probably pick up in 2011.

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Samsung tops Android sales chart in US last quarter

Samsung tops Android sales chart in US last quarter

Samsung's approach of pushing Galaxy S family smartphones out on every major US carrier seems to have worked out, with Gartner confirming that the company took the number one spot for US Android device sales in Q3 2010. According to their figures, Galaxy S handsets - like the Verizon Fascinate, AT&T Captivate and T-Mobile Vibrant - accounted for 32.1-percent of Android device sales that quarter, with total sales of the devices in the country recently exceeding three million units.

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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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