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Rovi Declares Intent to Buy Sonic Solutions

Rovi Declares Intent to Buy Sonic Solutions

In an announcement late Wednesday, Rovi Corp. has officially made it known that they have every intent in buying Sonic Solutions. In their proposal, the company confirmed that the deal would be worth $720 million in a cash-and-stocks deal. The result of a purchase like this, both companies believe, would be the collected power to change the way digital distribution is handled within the video entertainment market. They hope to make it better.

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Best Buy Nexus S sales plans detailed: 2 per buyer from 8am on Dec 16

Best Buy Nexus S sales plans detailed: 2 per buyer from 8am on Dec 16

Having gone up for pre-order in the UK yesterday, sales plans for the Google Nexus S in the US have been confirmed by exclusive retailer Best Buy. The unlocked Nexus S will be priced at $529, or for $199 with a two-year T-Mobile agreement (and qualifying voice and data plan), when it goes on sale come December 16. Best of all, it seems Google has learned from its online-only sales debacle with the Nexus One, and will make sure every Best Buy and Best Buy Mobile store will have a Nexus S demo handset around for would-be buyers to play with.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 13 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 13 2010

Ruh roh! KIN Studio is shutting down as Verizon pulls plug in January 2011! That's big tween news. Then there was some sweet stuff over the weekend and early early in the morning: Why I’m Willing to Give 3D TV A Try, a column by Don. We begin our fabulous "Week With" the L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector starting with a Hands-on and Unboxing. We've got a fabulous Nexus S unboxing and hands-on, and if you're feeling like some sassy speeds hang out on our LG VL600 LTE modem review. Keep cruzin. All this and MORE on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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Justbeats headphones launch as Best Buy exclusive

Justbeats headphones launch as Best Buy exclusive

I'm not sure where kids learn some of the stuff they know. My daughter came home talking about Justin Bieber not long ago and asked if she could have a shirt with him on it, she is in kindergarten. It was one of the low points of parenthood for me. She then asked Santa for one of the Bieber dolls that sing and things got worse. If you have a kid that has Bieber Fever, you might want to keep them away from Best Buy.

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The Daily Slash: December 9 2010

The Daily Slash: December 9 2010

Behold! Notion Ink Adam! Chris Davies writes up a full report and a bunch o' people chime in with high fives and cheers. Housewives then smuggle iPads and smartphones into China while the iPad 2 case shows up with a cute little camera hole. If you're feeling like grabbing something for free, check out our Lenovo ThinkCentre M90z giveaway. Then if you're in the mood for disks, Don has a column about how he forgot about DVDs in 2010, while Philip lets you know that it's Time to Buy a Blu-Ray. All this and a BRAND NEW SECTION on The Daily Slash!

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Comparing Nexus S to Nexus One and Galaxy S and Choosing Between Them

Comparing Nexus S to Nexus One and Galaxy S and Choosing Between Them

So you've got a decision to make now that Nexus S has officially been announced, yes? You're sitting around with your Nexus One or Galaxy S device, (we use Samsung Vibrant in this comparison, then additional Galaxy S devices,) and you're wondering if it'll be a smart move to switch over to the Nexus S when it's time for you to get a new phone. Well! We've got just the compare and contrast for you! Take a peek here for a full rundown of what you're going to be up against when you take that step into the world of Android phone switching in these late 2010 and early 2011 months.

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The Daily Slash: December 3 2010

The Daily Slash: December 3 2010

Wow what a freaking wild day - phones exploding, 'Splosions being announced, and we get announced to a [Google Chrome event] for next week! This really gets me pumped up. Events are the best. There's breakfast there. Also today we get our hands on a [ONA Union Street Camera and Messanger bag], review a [simplehuman sensor can] (for electronic garbage tossing!), and scream like little girls over the Android release of Pocket God. There's a new smart gun announced for use by US troops in Afghanistan and KISS re-releases their epic coffin line (coincidence?) Philip Berne writes an epic take on [Hannukah and the Hobby Lobby], and NOOKcolor has an SDK released for developers.

All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 3 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 3 2010

Oh man. Yesterday we learned about a new form of life, but Julian Assange of WikiLeaks wasn't satisfied. He wanted ALIENS. So what's he do today? He announces the next WikiLeaks cable to have UFOs in it. Wowie! Then we find out there's going to be some World of Warcraft on Android devices via GameString, a Professor in NYC installs a camera in the back of his head, and we review the super cute funny little device the Sony Ericsson LiveView - kawaii! Finally, Google pays someone $1 compensation in a Street View privacy case. Cash! All this and a whole lot more on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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The Daily Slash: November 29 2010

The Daily Slash: November 29 2010

Today was quite the day. On this day we had not only our A Week with NOOKcolor: 3rd Party Apps and Final Wrap-Up final verdict last chapter in our extended week of reviewing NOOKcolor, the folks over at XDA Developers rooted it! Can you believe it? Then Plantronics hosts a sweet gameface contest for fabulous prizes, and we're knee-deep in columns: We Need To Talk by Philip Berne, Why Apple’s all-SSD, Light Peak MacBook Pro makes sense and In Search of Solder and a Sense of Achievement both by Chris Davies. All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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