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Samsung Wave Unboxing and Hands-on [video]

Samsung Wave Unboxing and Hands-on [video]

Samsung's first bada phone, the Samsung Wave S8500, has landed on our desk, and we're still not quite certain whether the new OS has a future in the mobile market. Designed to bridge the (fast-shrinking) gap between feature-phones and smartphones, bada is envisaged as the Samsung's way to corner a new generation of handset upgraders tempted by the flexibility of a full smartphone but shy of either their price, complexity or both. Read on for our Samsung Wave S8500 unboxing and some first-impressions.

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Google’s Next Nexus Phone Details Roundup [Mid-Sept 2011, pre-release]

Google’s Next Nexus Phone Details Roundup [Mid-Sept 2011, pre-release]

Each time Google creates a new version of Android, they work with a manufacturer of smartphones or tablets as well as a processor manufacturer to create a hero device to host a completely vanilla (otherwise known as totally nude, clean) version of their software. The most recent examples of this come in the Nexus S, out for sale now on three carriers across the USA working with Google's latest smartphone OS, Android 2.3 Gingerbread. For tablets, there's the Motorola XOOM, available as both a Wi-fi only device and a Verizon-carried device featuring Google's latest tablet-based mobile OS, Android 3.0 Honeycomb. Though the XOOM isn't technically following the naming scheme, each Google Android hero phone is part of the "Nexus" line, the next of these set to feature the Android system to tie handsets and tablets together in one: Ice Cream Sandwich. While we still do not know the Android number (2.4 or 4.0), we have a collection of details on this device that's sure to get you salivating.

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Comparing Nexus S to Nexus One and Galaxy S and Choosing Between Them

Comparing Nexus S to Nexus One and Galaxy S and Choosing Between Them

So you've got a decision to make now that Nexus S has officially been announced, yes? You're sitting around with your Nexus One or Galaxy S device, (we use Samsung Vibrant in this comparison, then additional Galaxy S devices,) and you're wondering if it'll be a smart move to switch over to the Nexus S when it's time for you to get a new phone. Well! We've got just the compare and contrast for you! Take a peek here for a full rundown of what you're going to be up against when you take that step into the world of Android phone switching in these late 2010 and early 2011 months.

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Google Nexus S official

Google Nexus S official

The Google Nexus S has just got official, complete with a full spec sheet and availability later this month. Available on T-Mobile USA, the Nexus S has a 4-inch WVGA touchscreen, 1GHz Samsung Hummingbird processor, 16GB of storage and WiFi b/g/n; it also gets NFC (Near Field Communications) support, and runs Android 2.3 Gingerbread.

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Verizon Galaxy Tab Review

Verizon Galaxy Tab Review

You can't accuse Samsung of lacking ambition with their recent mobile device launches. After pushing out versions of the Galaxy S across all the major US carriers, they're doing the same with the Samsung Galaxy Tab. We've already looked at the original European and T-Mobile USA versions of the 7-inch Froyo slate; now it's the Verizon Wireless model on the SlashGear test bench. Read on for the full review.

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Droid Charge Goes on Sale at Verizon Tomorrow!

Droid Charge Goes on Sale at Verizon Tomorrow!

We've been anxiously awaiting the Droid Charge coming to Verizon, as it was supposed to be released on April 28th. Verizon delayed the release of the second 4G LTE phone on its network when it experienced an outage for most of the day on April 27th, the day before the Charge's scheduled release. Now Verizon has confirmed to SlashGear that the much-anticipated phone will be available tomorrow.

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DROID Charge Review

DROID Charge Review

Verizon Wireless' first 4G LTE smartphone, the HTC ThunderBolt, paved the way for ultra high-speed handsets, which could double as useful mobile hotspots. Unfortunately it had a heavy thirst, too, giving us a few hours of LTE glee before expiring. The second 4G phone to the network, the Verizon DROID Charge by Samsung, has several challenges then: deliver the same blistering speed but with all-day battery life. This is no ThunderBolt facsimile, though, with the same 4.3-inch Super AMOLED Plus display that we fell in love with from the Samsung Galaxy S II. So, second-time the charm, or 4Get about it? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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T-Mobile Sidekick 4G Android Revamp First Look Video

T-Mobile Sidekick 4G Android Revamp First Look Video

Since Microsoft announced it was dropping the Danger servers for Sidekick devices, T-Mobile signed up Samsung to help them develop a revamped version to run on Android. They recently confirmed the device as the Sidekick 4G scheduled to arrive later this Spring. And to spice things up a bit, they unleashed today the very first video showing the device in action.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 8 2011

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 8 2011

Welcome to the latest edition of the SlashGear Week in Review. This week was MWC 2011 in Barcelona, Spain so there are hoards of phone announcements from the show. The Smasung Galaxy S II went official last Sunday packing in a 4.27-inch screen with WVGA resolution and a 1GHz processor. On Monday we landed some hands on time with the Galaxy S II and put that time on video for you to check out. We think that the smartphone is hugely impressive.

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The Daily Slash: February 11, 2011

The Daily Slash: February 11, 2011

Nokia ruled the day today, their Microsoft partnership announcement reverberating through the whole day from Google offering sacked Nokia engineers a lifeline to Nokia Workers walking out of their Finnish jobs. Want to read more on the original event? We've got you so covered you'll be unable to breath clean air - Nokia Microsoft partnership video, see Steve Ballmer say “Nokia will do unique things on top of Windows Phone 7″, and grant yourself a full guide with Chris Davies' Nokia Windows Phone: Everything you need to know. Finally, don't let yourself sleep at night without checking out Ben Bajarin's On Time Analysis entitled Nokia’s Huge Bet On Windows Phone 7 is All or Nothing. And of course, it's not ALL Nokia today, it's all this and MORE on The Daily Slash.

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