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Galaxy Nexus release dated for Japan, USA release hopes dashed

Galaxy Nexus release dated for Japan, USA release hopes dashed

If you were here yesterday checking out the story that many publications were saying was "confirmed" on how the Galaxy Nexus was going to be up for pre-order on Verizon today, you may well be sort of like "WHAT IS THIS" on the news that Japan's DoCoMo may well be another carrier to get the device before anywhere in the states. Yesterday's news told of a man who heard from a man who heard from a Verizon representative, or so he said, that today was the day, and yet here we stand, next to a tiny model of a promise that might as well be for ants (see below), it's so small now! In all seriousness though, yes, we will be getting the Galaxy Nexus at Verizon some day soon, just not this day.

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AUO brings transparent displays to vending machines [Video]

AUO brings transparent displays to vending machines [Video]

This week in Yokohama the folks at AUO are showing off more than one transparent AMOLED display, the largest of which appears to be fully functional on a full-sized vending machine. What you'll see below is a machine that'll give you a bottle of water at the same time as it displays a jungle, complete with a giraffe head, monkeys, and a chicken, all of them playing for your entertainment. Not only this, the entire 65-inch display is entirely touch sensitive, so you can order your drink by simply tapping.

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Samsung flexible display phones & tablets in 2012

Samsung flexible display phones & tablets in 2012

Samsung has reiterated plans to launch smartphones using flexible displays next year, with twistable tablets and other devices following on. "The flexible display, we are looking to introduce sometime in 2012, hopefully the earlier part" Samsung spokesperson Robert Yi confirmed during the company's financial results call, PC World reports, going on to detail that "the application probably will start from the handset side."

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Nokia N9 Review

Nokia N9 Review

It's somehow fitting, running our review of the much-anticipated Nokia N9 smartphone on the eve of Nokia World 2011. The company is expected to reveal its plans for salvation, namely adopting Windows Phone, while the N9 runs what Nokia used to believe would save it, MeeGo. A splash of uniqueness never hurt any device, and the N9 has built up a vocal following, convinced MeeGo should have been the Finn's focus instead of a deal with Microsoft. Has rarity blinded rationality, or is the N9 really a bittersweet slice of not just what could've been, but what should've been? Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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Nokia 700 Review

Nokia 700 Review

You could easily make a case against the Nokia 700. Launched on the eve of Nokia's Windows Phone drive, but running the oft-maligned Symbian, on paper the 700 has "too little, too late" written all over it. Still, Symbian may be on its way out, but it still has a place on Nokia's roadmap for a few years, and the 700 debuts Belle, the newest version of the OS. Could the Nokia 700 really be the phone that leaves us lamenting Symbian? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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Samsung Stratosphere 4G LTE slider receives first video tour

Samsung Stratosphere 4G LTE slider receives first video tour

The ad team at Samsung have wasted no time releasing their first official video spot for what's now called the Samsung Stratosphere, this device officially detailed earlier today live from CTIA in California. What we get to see here is just about the most professional looking flipping around of the device complete with specifications galore, this making the device seem rather appeasing as a single-core device in a dual-core world. Will its added security features and the fact that it's the only keyboard-toting Super AMOLED Plus having 4G LTE device on the market set consumers to sway its way?

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Samsung Galaxy S II Review [AT&T]

Samsung Galaxy S II Review [AT&T]

Say hello to the Samsung Galaxy S II for AT&T now that this phone has finally landed in the US. I'm sure everyone was jealous it was first released throughout Europe and Asia, but for those that have patiently been waiting it's finally here and available for AT&T. The first one available, the Epic 4G Touch just launched and you can see it here, but this is all about the AT&T version of the popular Galaxy S II phone. Head on below for all the details and pictures you could ask for.

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Samsung NX200 Sample Photos revealed

Samsung NX200 Sample Photos revealed

It appears that one of Samsung's newest camera devices to be released at IFA 2011, the NX200, has received a bit more attention than the rest of the publishing world was allowed at the event - photos ahoy! While we were given a short opportunity to see the new NX200 and its billion different possibilities for lenses, a mister John P over at GeekBeat got an extended look, including, lets say it one more time, sample photos and video, which he then got to take home and play around with. This camera is a kingly little beast, with interchangeable lenses galore, a 20.3 megapixel rating, and a relatively small frame at 4.6 x 2.46 x 1.44 inches. Sound like the little lady for you? Let's have a look at those examples!

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Revealed with Super AMOLED Plus Display

Samsung Galaxy Tab 7.7 Revealed with Super AMOLED Plus Display

What we've come to understand is the world's first mobile tablet utilizing the ultra-bright and lovely Super AMOLED Plus display from Samsung is the Galaxy Tab 7.7, a 7-inch device made for ultimate viewing quality and portability. It's this week at IFA 2011 in Berlin that we're being shown some of the biggest and brightest Android-based devices Samsung has ever offered up, this 7.7-inch display-having tablet now what's essentially the biggest brightest tablet on earth. This tablet also features a fantastically powerful 1.4GHz dual-core processor as well as an ultra-small chassis at just 7.89 millimeters thin and 335 grams (12 ounces) in weight.

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Intertek tests AH-IPS LCD versus AMOLED for performance

Intertek tests AH-IPS LCD versus AMOLED for performance

One of the biggest improvements for the iPhone 3GS to the iPhone 4 was the screen. The AH-IPS panel that the iPhone 4 uses is much better than the older screens. A company called Intertek has pitted a 4.3-inch Super AMOLED display from the Galaxy S2 against a 4.5-inch AH-IPS Display like the one Apple uses on the iPhone. The IPS display has 720 x 1280 resolutions at 392 ppi with the Super AMOLED at 480 x 800.

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