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Samsung Wave S8500 hits Vodafone UK June 1st

Samsung Wave S8500 hits Vodafone UK June 1st

Vodafone UK have thrown their hat into the bada ring and announced that they are taking preorders for the Samsung Wave S8500.  Priced from free on a new contract, the Wave S8500 will arrive on June 1st 2010 complete with a 3.3-inch Super AMOLED capacitive touchscreen, 5-megapixel autofocus camera and a 1GHz processor.

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T-Mobile Sidekick Slide to be Android 2.1 based HD2 with QWERTY keyboard?

T-Mobile Sidekick Slide to be Android 2.1 based HD2 with QWERTY keyboard?

Sometimes a leaky rumor comes along that you desperately want to believe, and here's a good example.  Tmonews and PhoneDog reckon that T-Mobile are preparing to launch the Sidekick Twist, an Android-based handset made by HTC (but bearing the Sidekick brand) with a hardware QWERTY keyboard, 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and a whopping 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display.

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Nanocoating Inspired by Moths Could Reduce Glare and Scratching on Glass

Nanocoating Inspired by Moths Could Reduce Glare and Scratching on Glass

While we love our AMOLED displays, we hate using them in direct sunlight. It's way too frustrating, because everything on the screen gets washed out, and we can no longer see what we're doing without tilting it all crazy-like, making people stare at us. So, consider us pretty happy that some scientists across the pond have created a new nanocoating that could get rid of our troubles for good.

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Samsung S-Pad Super AMOLED Android tablet due August?

Samsung S-Pad Super AMOLED Android tablet due August?

Samsung are tipped to be readying a 7-inch Android tablet for release in August, with the so-called Samsung S-Pad using one of the company's Super AMOLED displays.  The company has previously confirmed its tablet plans; this new leak suggests there'll be 3G and WiFi connectivity, together with a partnership with Korean carrier SK Telecom, but there's no sign of the rumored 4G access.

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Samsung NX10 Comes in Black and White for a Limited Time

Samsung NX10 Comes in Black and White for a Limited Time

It's been a few months since we've brought up the Samsung NX10, but now that it's back, apparently Samsung wanted to make sure that it caught all the passer-by's eyes. Because how many simple, boring, one color cameras can you have, right? It's always better to give your customers a little bit of choice. Even if it is just for a limited time. For example, this white and black version of Samsung's mirrorless APS camera.

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The Daily Slash: April 23rd 2010

The Daily Slash: April 23rd 2010

Welcome to Friday! You made it! Don't you feel proud of yourself? We're proud of you for making it through your long, arduous, and probably ridiculously busy work week, and landing squarely right here, with us, for this edition of the Daily Slash. Tonight, in the Best of R3, we've got a pre-order option for an Android-based tablet, the life expectancy of the iPad Camera Kit accessory, and another kind of Samsung Galaxy S. In the Dredge 'Net, the police are looking into the iPhone HD/4G debacle, there's a kitchen out there that might destroy you, and even more bad news for Palm.

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Verizon Announces Droid Incredible by HTC

Verizon Announces Droid Incredible by HTC

It's been a long time coming, with all sorts of leaks, documents, and blurry cam images to make any Android fanatic out there ache in the knees to get some kind of official announcement by Verizon Wireless about the existence of the handset. Well, for all of you out there who were waiting to see what all the fuss was about, here you are. The Droid Incredible by HTC has gone on the record as being the latest member of the Droid army for the nation's largest wireless carrier. And it's as every bit as good as we had heard rumored.

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Verizon confirm Droid Incredible by HTC preorders April 29th

Verizon confirm Droid Incredible by HTC preorders April 29th

We won't lie; the HTC Incredible is one of the devices we're particularly looking forward to this quarter.  Packing similar specs to the Google Nexus One, only with a higher resolution, 8-megapixel camera and HTC's Sense UI, Verizon have just confirmed that the Android smartphone go up for preorder on April 29th as the Droid Incredible by HTC.

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Samsung AMOLED Beam SPH-W9600 projector phone arrives in Korea

Samsung AMOLED Beam SPH-W9600 projector phone arrives in Korea

Samsung seem to be leading the charge when it comes to cellphones with integrated pico-projectors, with yet another new model from the company.  The Samsung AMOLED Beam SPH-W9600 has a 3.3-inch WVGA AMOLED touchscreen, 5-megapixel camera and a 9 lumen projector module capable of up to 50-inch images.

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The Daily Slash: April 5th 2010

The Daily Slash: April 5th 2010

Welcome to the Daily Slash. If this is your first time 'round these parts, doubly welcome! We're happy to bring you the latest and greatest in the tech news every day, but some times we can't fit it all in the normal flow of the work day. So, here's our friendly wrap-up, where we even manage to wrap it up in a bow tie (if you wish hard enough). Tonight, we've got The Best of R3 Media to start off the night (a brand new feature that we're adding to the Daily Slash from here on out). And then, as we jump into the meat and bones, we'll take a look at a website that makes picking your seats for your next Major League Baseball game so much easier. Next, a jacket that's made for your iPad, a car of the future, and we finally have some good news for the company that brought us webOS. So, let's get crackin'.

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HTC Desire Review

HTC Desire Review

The HTC Desire is the company's second-strike in what they hope will be a one-two sucker punch for the Android competition. Following on from the excellent HTC Legend, the Desire borrows plenty from Google's Nexus One but packages it with HTC Sense for arguably better out-of-the-box usability. It makes for a tricky argument, however; HTC manufacture both smartphones, and have been accused by some of purposefully building the Desire to a price by snipping away at the spec sheet. We've got two questions, then: is the HTC Desire any good, and does it hold its own against the Google Nexus One? To find out, check the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Cowon J3 AMOLED PMP gets official

Cowon J3 AMOLED PMP gets official

Cowon's reputation for strong audio performance and well-constructed PMPs has left us eagerly anticipating the company's new J3 mediaplayer, and while we've still to listen to the end result, from a style point of view the J3 certainly packs a punch.  Fresh to Cowon's site, the J3 has a 3.3-inch 16m color AMOLED touchscreen, Bluetooth 2.0 (with A2DP support), T-DMB and a TV-out connection, together with a microSD card slot and their own JetEffect 3.0 and BBE+ DSP.

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