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The Daily Slash: October 21th 2010

The Daily Slash: October 21th 2010

Hello and welcome to a rather aftershock of a day for Apple and an oncoming wave of a day for Windows Phone 7. SlashPhone had a lot of news about release dates and kneecap shredding in anticipation for phones. Dummies and tablets and developer notes galore on Android Community. And SlashGear bringing you everything from game glasses to head lights to holders and docks for all your new fancies.

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Motorola Stingray Tablet for Verizon Landing First Quarter 2011

Motorola Stingray Tablet for Verizon Landing First Quarter 2011

We're just about into the third quarter of 2010, which means that wireless carriers are getting ready to release one last salvo at the consumer. With the holiday shopping season upon us, there's no surprise here that Verizon would be gearing up to release a plethora of handsets before the end of the year. And, while there's plenty of big names being dropped, the main takeaway from the leak today, is that the Motorola Stingray tablet, which will feature Android 3.0 "Gingerbread," won't be making its presence known until after the holiday shopping season.

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Is there a market or even a need for Android PCs?

Is there a market or even a need for Android PCs?

As of this writing, the Remix Mini Kickstarter stands at almost $600,000. That's more than 10 times their $50,000 goal. And that's barely a week since it launched, with 38 days left before the campaign ends. With a little over 9,000 backers, the Kickstarter success seems to be sending a message. Forget Android TV or Android Auto or maybe even Android Wear. An Android PC is the next best thing. Or is it? How has personal computing changed over the past years since Android came on the scene and is an Android PC really a logical evolution of the platform?

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Wearables mean we’ve popped the smartphone bubble

Wearables mean we’ve popped the smartphone bubble

Manufacturers couldn't cram any more socially acceptable functionality into their smartphones, so they moved their smartphones to your wrist. When we first started seeing so-called "Wearable" devices, it was clear: these devices were either going to be wristwatches or they were going to be extra-tiny smartphones. Or tablets, if you're talking about the devices without phone capabilities. Once the smartwatch launched with a tiny version of Android onboard, it wasn't difficult to access: smartphone innovation was over, and the hype machine was back in action.

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USPTO invalidates Apple’s “Bounce-Back” patent once again

USPTO invalidates Apple’s “Bounce-Back” patent once again

The United States Patent and Trademark Office has once again invalidated Apple's "bounce-back" patent. The patent, labeled patent # 7,469,381, was one of Apple's major patents in its lawsuit against Samsung. It provides the "bounce-back" feature that bounces the screen back upward if the user scrolls past the end of a page/document. The patent also includes other features including dragging documents, rotating documents, list scrolling, scaling, and many other features.

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Blockbuster on Demand now on over 100 devices

Blockbuster on Demand now on over 100 devices

Blockbuster has taken a beating in the retail market at the hands of services like Netflix and others. The company was forced into bankruptcy and many of the retail stores have closed their doors. Despite the failure in the retail market for the chain, it is doing reasonably well in the on demand streaming market.

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Sharp IS03 Android phone packs 9.6MP camera, matches iPhone 4 display

Sharp IS03 Android phone packs 9.6MP camera, matches iPhone 4 display

Apple's Retina Display for the iPhone 4 and latest iPod touch may have been leaving WVGA Android smartphones in the shade, but it was only a matter of time before the open-souce alternatives caught up.  Sharp has just announced the IS03, headed to Japanese carrier KDDI in November, with a 3.5-inch 960 x 640 capacitive touchscreen, 1GHz Snapdragon processor and 9.6-megapixel camera with flash.

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