Samsung Galaxy S2 gets early reveal - or is it just a Video Dummy? Android Honeycomb lead designer Matias Duarte assures us that that Android 3.0 is for much more than tablets. Google is offering speak2tweet to Egyptians to kep them online while their Middle East and North Africa executive goes missing in the heart of the country. Chris Davies jams out a column by the name of Honeycomb, Galaxy Tab & the 7-inch stumble. See why Google Latitude is about to Crush FourSquare! Help everyone out over on Android Community by telling them what you'd like to see at the Android 3.0 Honeycomb Event tomorrow, today! All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!
Two rather odd bits of news from over on Android Community - one, there's an Australian whose figured out a way to connect phones directly without the use of carriers, and two, mister Chad Ochocinco has his hands on a Motorola XOOM, so you know it's about to get weird. Next get a glimpse of the Samsung Galaxy S2 - or is it just a Video Dummy? On SlashGear we've got a post on how Android Honeycomb lead designer Matias Duarte notes that Android 3.0 is for more than just tablets. The CEO from Netgear apologizes about his remarks regarding Apple and her leader, Google offers speak2tweet to keep Egyptians connected, and Google accuses Bing of copying search results. All this and MORE on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!
First of all today you've got to get your eyeballs out, your ears screwed in tight, and you mouse clickers greased up as we're releasing the hounds - Android Community Total Revamp Coming Soon! Next, get ANGRY as we give a thumbs down to everyone's favorite Bird Tossing Game. Behold Motorola XOOM in all it's professional advertisement glory. Check out a concept smartphone that runs both Windows Phone 7 and Android via cartridge loading. Get your hands on an iPad tyPad case and see how it stands up. Get your Pope on with an official decree on Internet Togetherness and Social Networks. Get your dancing boots out and tie em up tight as Will.i.am is named Director of Creative Innovation for Intel. Double check to make sure your dots and slashes are in order as Notion Ink Adam’s email app code origins come into question. Crank some kinetic power into your Android via Ben Heck. Finally, get your eyeballs and your hearts out as Vincent Nguyen and his little pal Android review the Motorola CLIQ 2. All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!
First order of business, we need a writer! Take a peek at the SlashGear Tech Writer Wanted! post and pass it on if you know someone slick! And make sure they or you are as dedicated to writing as this man is to Verizon, because that's what SlashGear loves! There is one thing SlashGear doesn't love though, and that's lawsuits - Android Faces Massive Lawsuit at Hands of Oracle and Verizon Files for Appeal on Net Neutrality Light - nasty stuff. On a lovelier note, Angry Birds Valentine's Day Edition was announced today! And do you love updates? How about updates to your beloved Nexus S, Nexus One, and Samsung Vibrant? All the updates in the world today, and MORE here on The Daily Slash!
What's that I hear on the horizon? Is it Google TV? Take a peek as apps begin separating into touchscreen and non-touchscreen groups to prep for the oncoming. See then another oncoming wave with a wait is almost up advertisement for Verizon's Apple team-up, while Sub-$100 Android and $10 data plan as T-Mobile attempt to take on the iPhone churn. See the future as UMTS Forum predicts a billion connected devices by 2016. Then what's that? You're not in the mood for smartphones or apps? Perhaps you'd like to take a peek at a human-sized holocube, or maybe some lovely Navy Free Electron lasers? All this and MORE on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!
Google has confirmed that it is working on a potential Groupon rival, Google Offers, enlisting small businesses to take part in group purchase schemes. The project was leaked by a Mashable tipster and later confirmed as a work-in-progress by the search giant itself; Google had previously attempted to buy Groupon for $6bn in 2010.