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Google’s big IO mistake: Nexus Q

Google’s big IO mistake: Nexus Q

Jelly Bean, a Nexus tablet, even skydiving Google Glass: the Google IO keynote very nearly had it all, but the company's decision to leave Google TV off the agenda in favor of the Nexus Q was a low. The zinc Epcot of Android was billed as a communal media player, and its presence on stage when Google TV was conspicuously absent undoubtedly led to confusion as to what its exact purpose was, especially given streaming favorites like Netflix and Hulu are missing. Google TV had been, in the run-up to IO, one of the topics most people expected to see covered, and its omission does not bode well.

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I/O 2012 is Google TV’s last chance for a reboot

I/O 2012 is Google TV’s last chance for a reboot

Google I/O 2012 is almost upon us, and already Google TV is rallying for its second charge at the smart TV segment. Sony and Vizio have each revealed their Google TV set-top boxes, throwing hardware up for pre-order, and while Android tablets are expected to dominate the search giant's keynotes this week, there's likely to be at least a little time spared for the company's TV strategy. It's vital it does, too; sparse updates to the Apple TV in its third-generation has given Google a window in which to act, but it's an opportunity that's rapidly expiring.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 28 2011

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 28 2011

Welcome to this week's edition of the SlashGear Week in Review. There was lots of goings on in the tech world as usual so let's get to it. Suppliers have tipped that the PS4 production will begin in late 2011 with a 2012 launch. It's been a long time now since the PS3 hit the market and with a new Nintendo console coming are sure to see new consoles from other gaming firms coming.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – June 26, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – June 26, 2011

New hope for the Nokia and Microsoft partnership came this week with the unveiling of the N9 MeeGo handset and the Windows Phone Mango version of it dubbed the "Sea Ray." The N950 sports a similar styling but will have a larger screen, slide-out QWERTY keyboard, and be deemed a developer-only device. All in all, a positive week in developments for Nokia, but not so much for RIM. The BlackBerry maker began layoffs this week and further cut back sales estimates of the PlayBook tablet.

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Acer Iconia Tab A100 Hits Walmart For $349

Acer Iconia Tab A100 Hits Walmart For $349

More affordable Android tablets are starting to crop up, with the most recent being the Acer Iconia Tab A100. It's the 7-inch little brother to the 10-inch Acer Iconia A500, which we've reviewed and spent some time with. The A100 was slated to arrive back in May, but got delayed possibly due to incompatibility issues of Android Honeycomb with the smaller 7-inch screen. But whatever the problem was, it seems to have been worked out because tags for the tablet have been spotted today at Walmart.

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SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – June 19, 2011

SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – June 19, 2011

Hope everyone had a great Father's Day weekend. We had a Toshiba TV giveaway for this special occasion and the winner will be announced anytime now. I kept it short for this week's roundup video, which touches on the new Google search features, some Apple news, tablets just out or coming soon, a few smartphone developments, and a bit of bad news from RIM. For the full list and video, continue after the cut.

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How Google can save Google TV

How Google can save Google TV

Google's projects seem to inevitably fall into one of two camps: either they're runaway successes, like Gmail or Chrome, or dismal failures, like Wave. Teetering on the edge right now is Google TV, the company's push for the living room which launched with a bang last year, maintained just enough momentum to reach the holidays, and then fell well short of the CES 2011 splash we'd expected. Call it a reboot, call it a refresh or call it a desperate resuscitation, Google TV is in dire need of some retuning.

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The Daily Slash: January 7, 2011

The Daily Slash: January 7, 2011

What a week! While a few of us on the R3 crew were rolling around in different parts of the world that weren't Vegas, the bulk were rolling hard at CES 2011! The Consumer Electronics Show had blasts of this, slips of that, and a wacky array of stories and happenings that shall forever go down in the history books as a CES to be clicked with! How ever in the world will we organize all of this information? How about one big monster of a list of links, for starters? Who could we call for such a tast, hm? So much exclusive content, so much time time - I know! The Daily Slash! Get one of the biggest heaping helpings you've ever seen, below!

This isn't the first and it isn't going to be the last roundup post of CES news and info for this season. It's one big thwack. Comb with me, if you will, through the content and devour the ingredients. Joy! PREVIEW: my favorite is the Notion Ink Adam hands-on at CES 2011 - wowie!

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OnLive MicroConsole Hands On

OnLive MicroConsole Hands On

During CES 2011, ShowStoppers is one area where companies come together, set up their booths, and start selling their latest and greatest gadgets and devices. OnLive was present at the show, setting up their MicroConsole for display, and showing off how the online gaming service works in real time.

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