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Sony MiniDisc Walkman Officially Retired

Sony MiniDisc Walkman Officially Retired

Oh dear god WHY?! My favorite of all formats, the MiniDisk, will be officially shunned by Sony starting in September of 2011. This news comes as a shock to absolutely noone, or at least it should, since this format has been essentially on a downward spiral into obscurity since the 90's when it first started taking a foothold. As I'm sure you've already guessed, the advent of the MP3 being played on the now still gigantic iPod line all but signed a death warrant for this mystical, magical format, and Sony's stopping production of the MiniDisk compatible Walkman will certainly knock in the last nail in the coffin.

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T-Mobile Expands 4G Network to 56 Additional Markets in the USA

T-Mobile Expands 4G Network to 56 Additional Markets in the USA

So you thought you had a lot of markets, you carriers you? Check out a bit of the ol' expansion at the hands of T-Mobile! Here we've got a list of 56 markets that T-Mobile will be expanding their HSPA+ 42 network into. That's T-Mobile's bigtime 4G network, incase you did not know, and with the sweetness already hitting 170 million Americans in 152 markets, one ocean to the other. This exceeds what T-Mobile is saying was their initial goal of reaching 150 million Americans with increased 4G speeds by the middle of this year and, keeping in mind that they've already reached 200 million Americans in more than 190 markets, we're gonna go ahead and say they're doing pretty well.

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HandStand2 for iPad 2 Review

HandStand2 for iPad 2 Review

Behold a holder for your iPad 2 that'll leave you with one arm flailing with joy. This is the HandStand2, a case that contains your iPad 2 for safety at the same time as making it easy to carry and work with one-handed. The HandStand 2 features a swivel grip with which you'll be able to essentially turn your arm into an iPad 2, turning the tablet in circles at will! The case itself is thick enough to deflect any bombardment, but is it too thick for those whose main love of the iPad 2 is its thinness? We shall see.

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The Daily Slash: May 6, 2011

The Daily Slash: May 6, 2011

Behold a fine few days of wonder! This edition of The Daily Slash I'd like to take you on a journey of the more important (or otherwise featured) items we've had happen this week. There's been an above-average amount of hands-on opportunities this week, and I want to make sure you don't miss a single one of them. Then there's the ongoing epic with Sony and their gaming network (hacks galore!) some fresh new earth-shattering games for Android, and oh my goodness, a whole new generation of iMac for your personal enjoyment. So very large!

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Portal 2 is Almost Here!

Portal 2 is Almost Here!

Remember that game called Portal, the one developed by Valve Corporation, the one with the amazing physics magic and fabulous gameplay unlike essentially anything else you've probably ever seen!? Portal! The only things you really had to watch out for in the first one were murderous turrets and some falling spikes - and you were only one jamming portals into the environment. Now it's a whole 'nother game going on - co-op mode - Portal 2! This game comes out April 19th 2011 - that's 11 days from now!

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iPhone 4, iPad 2, and iMovie Make Breaking News Footage

iPhone 4, iPad 2, and iMovie Make Breaking News Footage

With the iPad 2 having just touched down a week ago, with many still without the device, creative feats are already surfacing from the first music video to now the first breaking news footage. A Minneapolis resident, Robert Stephens, who also happens to be co-founder of Geek Squad, was on his way to work when he recorded a gas explosion on his iPhone 4, which he then edited using iMovie on his iPad 2. The footage then made it onto CNN and MSNBC.

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