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NYPD to equip every officer with Windows smartphone

NYPD to equip every officer with Windows smartphone

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio revealed on Friday that all 35,000 of the city's police officers were going to be issued smartphones as part of a $160 million technology initiative. While it wasn't officially stated, a glimpse at some of the devices, which also includes 6,000 tablets to be installed in police vehicles, seems to indicate that Windows will be operating system flavor.

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Panasonic declares withdrawal from consumer smartphone market following high losses

Panasonic declares withdrawal from consumer smartphone market following high losses

The smartphone industry has become a rough playing field for once-top gadget makers, with Samsung and Apple's domination of the market having a trickle down effect that starves other smartphone manufacturers of the decent-to-high sales numbers they once saw. Such is the case with Panasonic, which has seen its smartphone sales stagger over the years and as a result will pull out of the consumer smartphone market.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 4, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: September 4, 2012

We're getting ready to end a Tuesday that has produced some rather big news, so let's jump right into it, shall we? By far the biggest story of the day had to do with upcoming the Apple event. Apple started sending out invitations for the event today, using a picture that gives away what to expect at the event (spoiler alert: the iPhone 5 is coming). With an iPhone 5 reveal essentially confirmed, analysts are predicting success for the new handset, saying that it could potentially sell 10 million units this quarter. Not bad, provided the device actually hits those marks.

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Panasonic teases oversized Android flagship for MWC [Updated]

Panasonic teases oversized Android flagship for MWC [Updated]

Panasonic's oddly named Eluga smartphone will be just one of at least two Android smartphones the company brings to Mobile World Congress it has confirmed, ahead of more ambitious consumer tablet plans in 2012. The company had never been shy about its European ambitions for the next three to four years - aiming for 1.5m sales in Europe this year alone - and there will be at least two devices to help carve out a place in the Android marketplace, Panasonic told Pocket-lint. However, details on the second phone are limited.

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HP iPad 2 webOS testing double TouchPad performance says insider

HP iPad 2 webOS testing double TouchPad performance says insider

HP was painfully aware of the TouchPad's hardware shortcomings, insider sources have suggested, with ports of webOS running "over twice as fast" on Apple's iPad 2. While initial reviews - ours included - complained of occasional sluggishness from the TouchPad's 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon APQ8060 processor, webOS engineers within HP were also supposedly vocal in their complaints about the hardware, The Next Web's tipster whispered to them.

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The Daily Slash: July 12, 2011

The Daily Slash: July 12, 2011

Boy have we got some tidbits for you today. More TouchPad posts than you can shake a stick at, T-Mobile's expanding their 4G network and their stranglehold on the Android world with a sweetest phone ever award being given to its new myTouch 4G Slide, and wouldn't you know it, we've got some Apple news! So just sit back and kick it while we hook you up with a couple ah links that'll have you reading all night long, and all day long, and all the livelong afternoon long.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: July 12, 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: July 12, 2011

Welcome to the dip! It's that time of year again where there's not that much basic tech news, but the news that DOES come out is a full plate of whoppers! What we've got for you today is no less than some Google+ stuff (that stuff is like gold!) and some unboxings and a full review of the myTouch 4G Slide courtesy of our good friends at Android Community! Can you even stand the wait? You're gonna have to, because this train continues below the cut!

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