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1080p smartphone displays offer no visual difference over 720p

1080p smartphone displays offer no visual difference over 720p

As smartphone screens get bigger, so do the resolutions. We're already seeing "phablets" like Samsung's new Galaxy Note II with a huge 5.5-inch display, and HTC's recently-announced J Butterfly has a 5-inch display with a 1080p resolution. However, higher resolutions don't always mean a clearer image. Clarity on a smartphone display can only get so good before the human eye doesn't notice anything better.

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The Next Microsoft: The branding Surface deserves

The Next Microsoft: The branding Surface deserves

Think Microsoft and what do you get: old, enterprise, and well behind the times, perhaps? Not if one designer has his way; Andrew Kim may not have a contract with Microsoft, but that hasn't stopped him crafting a whole new branding strategy that ditches the "Windows" pane of today and replaces it with a crisp parallelogram Kim calls the "slate", before pulling in Windows Phone, Surface, Office, and Windows under some straightforward new headings.

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The Best of CES 2012

The Best of CES 2012

Welcome to our massive "best-of" wrap-up for CES 2012, complete with everything from smartphones to PCs and headphones and back, topped off with our own "most used gear" section for the curious. What you'll find is that though there were more exhibitors, attendees, and media attention payed to the show than ever before, the overall result was a lot of the same gear re-hashed with a few new specifications. Pay special close attention to the conclusion of this post for a bit of a whopper if you're a big fan of the largest show of the year here in the United States.

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The Daily Slash: January 3, 2011

The Daily Slash: January 3, 2011

IT HAS BEGUN! We are less than... 12 hours away from the biggest electronics and tech show of the year. Oh man is it CES? Yes it is. We're there, we're all pumped up, and we're about to give you such a coverage as you have never seen. You'd better get just as pumped up as we are about this. On the other hand, it's time to get eternally fearful like Evan, who columns My First CES, & Why I’m Scared Out of my Mind. Next, check out Chris Davies' column by the name of CES 2011: The Tablet Reboot. Don Reisinger brings up a find column point on I’m Bored With Nintendo’s First-Party Games. And take a peek at one gigantoric monster desktop replacement notebook review of the HP ENVY 17 3D Review by yours truly. And just SEE if you can sleep, just SEE if you can get a wink of sleep now that you know CES is tomorrow, starting bright and early. Morning time. CES. Be there. Be here.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: January 3 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: January 3 2011

Welcome to 2011! Are you ready for CES?! We've got the bulk of our crew heading out to Las Vegas today to bring you all the news as fast as we can deliver it - and that means instantly! Check us out here on SlashGear and on Android Community for up-to-the-minute updates straight from the source this whole week! But first, this morning, take a peek as Nintendo 3DS poses for clear spy shots [Update: Video!] Get your fanboy out and freak as a brand new DIY Return of the Jedi Lightsaber allows you to get as close as yet possible to making your own real one. Stay pumped up as the PS3 hack Geohot roots the system and takes Sony security to the shop for a cleaning. Take a peek at a big fat review of the HP ENVY 17 3D monstrous desktop replacement notebook by yours truly. Discover the past and the future of Nintendo in a column by Don Reisinger by the name of I’m Bored With Nintendo’s First-Party Games. Check it - as Nexus S overclocked to 1.2GHz with new Bionix NS1 kernel, and the Android SMS bug has now been updated to “Critical” priority. Wacky times are starting here on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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The Daily Slash: December 9 2010

The Daily Slash: December 9 2010

Behold! Notion Ink Adam! Chris Davies writes up a full report and a bunch o' people chime in with high fives and cheers. Housewives then smuggle iPads and smartphones into China while the iPad 2 case shows up with a cute little camera hole. If you're feeling like grabbing something for free, check out our Lenovo ThinkCentre M90z giveaway. Then if you're in the mood for disks, Don has a column about how he forgot about DVDs in 2010, while Philip lets you know that it's Time to Buy a Blu-Ray. All this and a BRAND NEW SECTION on The Daily Slash!

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 9 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 9 2010

Ohmygod! Notion Ink Adam is available for pre-order right this second and it's cheaper than expected! Then we've got some electric butterflies, Dell's deletion from an Intel Android tablet list, and some Robonaut hands. You can feel free to fix your MacBook Air screen glitch, check out a sassy extended video peek at the BlackBerry PlayBook tablet, and read about how Don found 2010 to be the year he forgot about DVDs. THEN get your Google Cr-48 Chrome OS notebook delivered today, check out Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception, and win a FREE Lenovo ThinkCentre M90z. Such a bunch o stuff for your salivating talon teeths!

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