Dell Streak

AT&T Dell Streak on sale now (including HDMI & car docks)

AT&T Dell Streak on sale now (including HDMI & car docks)

Friday the 13th is traditionally an ominous day, but if you've been holding out for Dell's US-version of the Streak Android MID then it's the day you can slap a few hundred dollars on your credit card.  Freshly up for sale, the 5-inch smartphone/tablet hybrid is priced at $549.99 SIM-free or $299.99 with a new, two-year AT&T agreement.  Meanwhile the Streak accessories are also available, including the $39.99 Car Dock and $69.99 Home AV Dock (complete with HDMI output).

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Dell Streak Without Contract Isn’t Unlocked, Still SIM-Locked to AT&T

Dell Streak Without Contract Isn’t Unlocked, Still SIM-Locked to AT&T

Here in the United States, if you buy a device without a contract, even if it's on a GSM-based network (like AT&T), it's still going to be locked to the carrier. That's something that's not necessarily a new thing around these parts. Buying it off contract means just that: no contract. However, all over the world, buying a device without the contract tying it down, or lowering its price, usually (sometimes) means that you get it unlocked, and therefore can use it wherever you want, without the trouble of being locked to any one particular carrier. If, for some reason, you were expecting to get that latter deal with the Dell Streak, which goes for $549 san contract, you'll be disappointed.

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Dell Streak Pricing and Availability Finally Unveiled: August 13th for $300 with AT&T Contract

Dell Streak Pricing and Availability Finally Unveiled: August 13th for $300 with AT&T Contract

The Dell Streak's details haven't necessarily been all that hidden over the last few months. In fact, we even had plenty of hands-on time with the device to get a review up. But, one of the missing aspects of the device, as far as the US-based release goes, was the price, and the availability date for the launch on AT&T. But, that's all been taken care of now, thanks to official word from Dell.

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Amazon list Dell Streak (as a Samsung); pricing & release still MIA

Amazon list Dell Streak (as a Samsung); pricing & release still MIA

Dell's Streak Android MID has gained a sparsely-detailed Amazon product page, but it looks like someone at the retailer has got confused over where exactly the slate has come from.  Amazon reckons it's Samsung that makes the Streak, but we'd be more interested to hear their pricing for the handset; Dell are yet to confirm their pricing, though a previous leak tipped a $550 SIM-free figure or $299.99 with a new, two-year AT&T agreement.

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Dell Streak Beta Units Being Blocked from AT&T’s Network? [Updated]

Dell Streak Beta Units Being Blocked from AT&T’s Network? [Updated]

We all know the Dell Streak is coming to AT&T, we just don't know exactly when, quite yet. But, for a few lucky individuals out there, who happened to be included in Dell's beta tests of the Mobile Internet Device (MID), they've been able to use the device to their heart's contents for a little while now. Handed out in Austin, Texas, the users were supposed to test the device as they would any other, and apparently they were going to be able to keep them after the tests completed.

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Dell Streak $550 price posted then pulled

Dell Streak $550 price posted then pulled

Looks like whoever's running Dell's servers needs to drink less coffee.  After first announcing that the 5-inch Dell Streak Android tablet would go on sale today - and then telling us that it was a mistake caused by some "site tests"  - the company then revealed pricing in a new blog post, only to yank that.  Unfortunately, once something is out on the internet it's tough to get it back in, and so we now have a pretty good idea that the Streak will cost $549.99 from Dell themselves, unlocked and contract-free, or $299.99 from AT&T with a new, two-year agreement.

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US Dell Streak: no T-Mobile 3G confirmed, Android 2.1 gets video demo

US Dell Streak: no T-Mobile 3G confirmed, Android 2.1 gets video demo

It comes as no surprise, but Dell has confirmed that the Streak that's expected to launch in the US imminently is only certified for AT&T, and lacks support for T-Mobile USA's 3G networks.  That means that, while the 5-inch Android tablet will still work on T-Mobile for voice and EDGE data, you won't see high-speed browsing unless you rely on WiFi.  Meanwhile, Dell has reiterated its intentions to release Android 2.2 Froyo for the Streak "later this year", and they've even demonstrated an Android 2.1 Eclair prototype to whet our appetites.

Video demo after the cut

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Dell Streak meets Logitech DiNovo Mini keyboard in perfect peripheral pairing

Dell Streak meets Logitech DiNovo Mini keyboard in perfect peripheral pairing

If ever there was a pairing just crying out for a loving mod, this is it.  StreakSmart - who, as the name suggests, are singularly obsessed with the Dell Streak - discovered that the Android MID plays perfectly with Logitech's DiNovo Mini Wireless Keyboard, including full functionality of the touchpad and several of the specialized buttons.

Video demo after the cut

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AT&T Dell Streak due Monday July 19th?

AT&T Dell Streak due Monday July 19th?

According to the latest rumors leaking out to BGR, AT&T are planning to launch the US-spec version of the Dell Streak on Monday July 19th.  The 5-inch Android tablet has been on sale in the UK since early June, with no official word on a US launch at the time aside from the promise that it would drop "later this summer".

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The Daily Slash: June 28th 2010

The Daily Slash: June 28th 2010

With at least one more announcement to go until June can officially end, tonight's edition of The Daily Slash may seem like it's a bit weighted. But, we assure you that, just like any other edition, it'll be worth it. First up, as usual, is the Best of R3 Media. Tucked away inside of it, you'll find that the Dell Streak's available in the UK unlocked, a new domain may make you blush, and now we've got some rumors of the BlackBerry Storm 3. And then in the Dredge 'Net, Windows 8 breaks cover kind of, the PSP-4000 and 3DS could be sold in Japan this year, and NASA loves their concept images.

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