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Samsung Fascinate for Verizon Might See Android 2.2 Upgrade by End of 2010

Samsung Fascinate for Verizon Might See Android 2.2 Upgrade by End of 2010

Despite the fact that the talk around town is focused on Android 2.3, or Gingerbread, there's still a few handsets out there that need to get updated to Android 2.2. While the Droid lineup of devices on Verizon have already made the leap to Android 2.2, or Froyo, and with LG confirming that the Ally will be seeing its own update in the first quarter of 2011, there's the little matter of updating the Samsung Galaxy S variant for Verizon, better known as the Fascinate.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 10 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 10 2010

Ruh roh! Looks like Notion Ink is having some troubles with pre-orders and cautious consumers thinking about buying the Adam tablet. Check it out. Then see how the US military is locking down potential WikiLeaks material - while at the same time Anonymous plans on spamming the internets with all the secret documents that've already seen the light in Opteration: Leakspin while a 16 year old kid is arrested for related DDoS attacks on PayPal, Visa, and Mastercard. AND there's a sweet magnetic cube table that looks like a Rubik's Cube. It's ramping up to be quite an exciting day here on the R3 Media Network. Get pumped up and check out the entire SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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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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The Daily Slash: November 26 2010

The Daily Slash: November 26 2010

Hello all you shoppers and non-shoppers. Today, like all days surrounding a major US holiday, was a day of mixed news. Not mixed in the way of good and bad, but mixed in the way of one thing being basically nothing like the next! As I said this morning, the tablet wave is really gaining speed, quite a few of the posts today ending up being tablet or tablet related. We've got reviews of both the TV top box Logitech Revue and the Nokia C6-01 smartphone - all this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: November 26 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: November 26 2010

It's the start of another wild, weird, and wacky day, with news coming in from Japan that Darth Vader is acting as spokesman for Android, pointing at you, demanding that you buy! If you'd like to escape his grasp, but would still love a nice drink in a Google-positive environment, you can head over to the new Android-themed bar, also in Japan. Then you're going to see a real concentration of tablet-related news. The wave has really started to condense, everyone trying to chew off a piece of the one-sided hunk market that's very much alive and wild this holiday season. Sit home instead of battling it out in the streets, stay warm, stay full of turkey, and drink lots of cider today with SlashGear Morning Wrap-up.

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The Daily Slash: November 18 2010

The Daily Slash: November 18 2010

We've got reviews and columns up the wazoo today! First there's the Nokia C7, a Kingston 32GB MicroSDHC Class 4 memory card, the HTC 7 Trophy, and finally the Samsung Continuum - reviewed by yours truly. Then there was some huge controversy this morning when Steve Wozniak said that Android would someday defeat iPhone! But it turned out to be blown out of proportion by the end of the day, Steve himself stopping the rumor cold. Finally, Google is tabulated to be on the lookout for over 2,000 new hires and more than likely offered to buy Twitter for FOUR. BILLION. DOLLARS. All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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Nexus S Could Feature Samsung’s 4.5-inch Flexible AMOLED

Nexus S Could Feature Samsung’s 4.5-inch Flexible AMOLED

With all this hype surrounding the Nexus S, with live images falling prey to the Internet along with the fact that it's believed the device will launch with a stock version of Android 2.3, or Gingerbread, there's a little room here for speculation regarding the device. Considering we don't know anything about it, outside of a few rumors here and there, what the device will actually do, or what hardware specifications it will promote is anyone's guess. So, let's start guessing, shall we?

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Samsung Fascinate Review

Samsung Fascinate Review

By now, you wouldn't think there was much left in the Samsung Galaxy S family that could still surprise us. After the success of the original European model, followed by launches on AT&T and T-Mobile, the Super AMOLED Android smartphone is now heading to Verizon in the shape of the Samsung Fascinate. Are CDMA and Verizon's other tweaks enough to convince us that this is the Galaxy S sibling to adopt? Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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