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SlashGear Tech Writer Wanted!

SlashGear Tech Writer Wanted!

SlashGear is looking for a new writer to join the team, helping us report at the front line of consumer electronics. We need a flexible early-adopter, passionate about technology, with a strong grasp of written English and the creativity to contribute to editorial and unique content.

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The Daily Slash: January 19 2011

The Daily Slash: January 19 2011

First, it's WAR over on Android Community as a Moto PR representative basically tells ROM developers to STAY AWAY. Then come back to SlashGear and swallow a submarine for science! Over on Android Community, see an Android Explode an Apple Logo, a Nexus S clad man get crushed by a vending machine, and take a close peek at the Android Chinese God of Wealth! Back on SlashGear, check out a couple of fabulous new Samsung clickers: Samsung ST95, ST90 and ST65, and Samsung ST30 and ST6500. Finally check out on Android Community one of the most helpful Android apps of all time, now a reality: MasterCard's "ATM Hunter." All this and MORE on The Daily Slash.

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Nexus S Booted to MeeGo OS

Nexus S Booted to MeeGo OS

Our pal Steven Troughton-Smith, aka XDA Developers Forum member stroughtonsmith, has released word that MeeGo has successfully been booted from the Nexus S. He and those working with him have booted MeeGo on their Nexus S handsets from a rootfs image on their internal memory - that means no flashing is needed at all! This is big news because not only does MeeGo offer a whole different operating system on a powerful bit of device, but it might very well be the first operating system (aside from the native Android) to work on the Nexus S successfully. Super fun and awesome hackin away!

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The Daily Slash: December 31 2010

The Daily Slash: December 31 2010

Happy New Year! What a final day it's been here on the R3 Network! Philip Berne whips up a column with what must be one of my favorite column titles of 2010: The Cat’s In the Cradle and the PS3. Rally with us as we try to click Google into fixing the Android SMS bug. Android Community wishes you a Happy New Year with a fun little story about streaming the Times Square ball drop, and finally, BEHOLD as Chris Davies does an epic final post of the year: SlashGear’s 2010 Wrap-Up! All this and MORE on The Daily Slash - HAPPY NEW YEAR FROM ALL OF US HERE ON THE R3 NETWORK!

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 30 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 30 2010

Bypass! As a cool group of hackers bypass PS3 security. Discover! What the Japanese already know in early 2011 with Sharp Galapagos Android tablets. Beware! As a virus by the name of Geinimi flies through your Android device via side-loaded apps. Giggle! As a hybrid DIY project iPhone/Android/Game Boy in a geeky mashup. And get TOTALLY PUMPED UP! At our full guide and demo of the totally leaked Android Honeycomb Music Player - everything you need to know to get it working for you! All this and MORE on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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Android 2.3 Gingerbread Complete Rundown on Android Community

Android 2.3 Gingerbread Complete Rundown on Android Community

Want to know everything that's in store for you when you eventually lay your hands on a device that's got some tasty cookies in it? Perhaps you'd like a new and improved keyboard, a new text selection tool, and improved copy and paste? Or maybe you'd like some improvements to the way you manage your situation on Android and some gyroscope support? Or what about the big mother - the Near Field Communication - how about that?

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Verizon Samsung Continuum gets reviewed

Verizon Samsung Continuum gets reviewed

Verizon's Samsung Continuum is a curious little Android smartphone, targeted it seems at those so addicted to checking their phone for new email, calendar or other updates, they're draining the battery too quickly and need a second, smaller panel to cater to their obsession. Over at Android Community they've been putting the segmented smartphone through its paces, finding its Ticker display is useful but that it still comes with some compromises.

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Samsung Continuum for Verizon Hands-On

Samsung Continuum for Verizon Hands-On

Just incase you might not know, Samsung officially announced today the Continuum, a lovely little phone with a separate 1.8-inch notifications panel. We were hanging out at the Samsung press event this evening and got a chance to wrap our paws around the Continuum, what with it's Android 2.1 (weird?), 512 MB or ROM, 384MB or RAM, and integrated Wifi. For more information on the press event, head on over to "Samsung Continuum for Verizon Due in Stores November 11th". For more information regarding this very brightly backgrounded phone, head deeper into this post.

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The Daily Slash: November 1 2010

The Daily Slash: November 1 2010

It's lawsuit day over at SlashGear, hooray! We've also got reviews of both the Samsung Galaxy Tab and the BlackBerry Style, and a movie review, believe it or not, of SAW 3D! The wave of 4G connectedness begins on AndroidCommunity, and we announce the winner of the big huge halloween contest (with phones dressing up in costume.) And I tell you how important it is to vote by giving you a slew of links to places that'll do a much better job than I can. All this, tonight! On The Daily Slash.

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The Daily Slash: October 19th 2010

The Daily Slash: October 19th 2010

Welcome to the Tuesday edition of The Daily Slash. First up, as we take one last look over the Internet for something interesting, we find that our story from around the Web has Activision officially releasing the DJ Hero 2 bundle, just in time for their Fall predictions made at the beginning of the year. And then, as we wrap up the night, we'll take a look at what's been going on around the R3 Media Network.

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