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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: January 13 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: January 13 2011

See! As a possible new Samsung GT-i9023 - a possible Nexus S with Android 2.4, Hits FCC! The furtherance of this rumor shall be unfolding today, just you wait! We've got a hunch over at Android Community. See! The Sony PSP2 power up to levels equal to the PS3 and the PS3 Hacker Case continue to unfold! What about the PlayStation Phone? Just you wait. See! As a fabulously sleek looking Mystery Verizon Phone is found in Latest HTC Sync Update! Will it have a colorful background on it when you take it out of the box? You can bet on that. All this and MORE on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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The Daily Slash: January 10, 2011

The Daily Slash: January 10, 2011

Behold the most massive amount of posts outside the Daily Slash CES 2011 roundup. This is a big weekend and a day's worth of content you might never be able to wrap your eyeball skins around, believe it! To even have a chance, you'll have to start with Chris Davies CES 2011: All-Star Tablet Round-Up and the CES 2011 Complete Android Community Breakdown by yours truly. From there, head over to Ben Bajarin's Verizon iPhone – An Analysis of the Major Questions in preparation for tomorrow's SlashGear Verizon Event Liveblog: Tuesday Jan 11 Live Verizon Press Event (we'll be there to bring it to you DOUBLE live!) Head over next to a personal roundup Goodbye, CES 2011 – It’s been fun by Dylan Bailey over on Android Community, and -Oh! Don't forget your Google Goggles!

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Nexus S Boots Ubuntu

Nexus S Boots Ubuntu

There's no doubt at this point that the Nexus S from Samsung, which out of the box runs Android's latest version of Android (2.3), is a versatile device. We've already seen the handset boot up MeeGo, and now the developer is at it again. This time, though, we've got Ubuntu loading up on the device. The XDA developer forum member, stroughtonsmith -- or Steven Troughton-Smith-- has gone through the same method of bringing MeeGo to the device, but focusing his attention on Ubuntu this time around.

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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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Samsung Capacitive Sensor Works with Thin Gloves [Video]

Samsung Capacitive Sensor Works with Thin Gloves [Video]

Capacitive touchscreen devices have always been a hassle when it's cold and you're wearing gloves. Many phones have trouble picking up any input from anything that is not skin to screen. However, late last night it came to our attention that the Samsung Nexus S has an extreme sensitivity level and will even pick up input through cloth such as a sweatshirt or gloves.

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The Daily Slash: December 27 2010

The Daily Slash: December 27 2010

What's all going on in the tech and gadget world today? Let's have a look, shall we? First, take a look with yours truly at a hands-on and unboxing of the Lenovo IdeaPad U260, again with yours truly in a final installment in a "Week With" series on the L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector (iDevices and Wrap-Up), and one more by Vincent Nguyen: a review of the OCZ Vertex 2 SSD. Got yourself a new Android phone for the holidays? Take a look at our brand new What to Get for my Android Phone or Tablet: 2010 Holiday Gifts Edition on Android Community. Take a trip down a Anti-Tech Resolutions for the New Year column with Philip Berne, a column In Praise of Anticipation (or, A Geek’s Christmas) by Chris Davies, see Evan Selleck ask the question: When Should a Developer Step In?, and Philip again with the cutest column EVER: Baby’s First iPad. See! The Samsung Vibrant and Fascinate get Android 2.2 in Canada before the rest! See! What might very well be the first whispers of a very big deal, Android TV, with a Vidtonic Android TV Build-Your-Own Kit and an Android TV Black Box Unit Spotted in Australia! See! All this and more on The Daily Slash!

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The Daily Slash: December 23 2010

The Daily Slash: December 23 2010

Take a trip down entertainment lane with a column by Don Reisinger, Why I Find Time for Gaming (and Why You Should Too), check out Froyo on Your Desktop PC, and see a Nexus S and Android toys fly 100,000 FT into space! Take a peek at a review of the mophie juice pack plus by Vincent, see a possible Notion Ink Adam Unboxing ala Van Gunst, and OH MY GOD can you believe that Tron Guy was banned from seeing the Tron movie in his Tron suit? Read all about it and help me find him to buy him a ticket. All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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The Daily Slash: December 22 2010

The Daily Slash: December 22 2010

Check out the full review of the cutest little Android you'll ever meet, LG Optimus U. Witness a wild little lawsuit as Google wins the Android trademark. See as both the face and the rest of the body of the HTC Incredible HD (Verizon LTE phone) are revealed in an obvious puzzle piece leak. Witness the breaking of Skype for a few hours today, basically bringing the entire internet to its knees (or so says users of Skype.) Take a peek at the new HTC Media Link and the AUDEO PFE 022 + Mic Earbuds as we unbox and get our hands on both of them. Finally, Chris Davies columns to the tune of I won’t buy the Nexus S and The Late Adopter - both rather amazing bits of literature if I do say so myself. All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 22 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 22 2010

Oh man! First thing in the morning Verizon WP7 apps appear in Marketplace - does this mean launch time aproacheth? Then Chris Davies columns about why [he] won’t buy the Nexus S. Check out some Space tech that'll allow you to check your heart rate on your iPhone, pick up a Google Nexus S at the UK drop today, see the VERY OBVIOUSLY engineered leak of the HTC Incredible HD, and check out the Mini iPad caught in the Wild. THEN check out the BRAND NEW Notion Ink Adam video demoing their Sniffer Application! All this and MORE on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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