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LG: Optimus tablet “better than the iPad”; 10 new phones in 2H 2010

LG: Optimus tablet “better than the iPad”; 10 new phones in 2H 2010

Brave words from LG this week, with the company pledging not only to launch 10 new smartphone models by the end of 2010, but promising that its upcoming tablet will "be better than the iPad."  Speaking to the Wall Street Journal, vice president of marketing for LG mobile devices Chang Ma revealed that an Optimus-branded tablet is planned for release in Q4 this year, with "high-end features and new benefits"; the unnamed slate will also have a focus on content creation rather than consumption, with support for document writing, video editing and even coding.

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LG to Implement NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 Processor in Upcoming Smartphones

LG to Implement NVIDIA’s Tegra 2 Processor in Upcoming Smartphones

LG has kept up with their Windows Mobile offerings, and they've said that they have a commitment to Microsoft's Windows Phone 7 that's set to launch this year. With that being said, the hardware needs to make folks out there in the market get excited again. Because, unfortunately, LG and smartphones haven't necessarily been on people's tongues as of late. But, that has a very good chance of changing, if LG does indeed work with NVIDIA to get Tegra 2 into a smartphone later this year.

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Nokia N9 Breaks Cover, MeeGo Along for the Ride

Nokia N9 Breaks Cover, MeeGo Along for the Ride

Nokia is still a presence in the smartphone industry. Even if their name isn't synonymous with the market here in the United States, the moment you enter the international market, things change. With that being said, there's a lot of talk that Nokia's last stand is coming up here pretty quickly, and stand-out devices like the N9 need to show that the company still has a place in a fight against Apple's iOS and Google's Android. So when a new boat load of images break cover of the device, a small spark lights up inside of us. Call it hope -- or maybe irrationality.

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Technologies that Shaped a Decade

Technologies that Shaped a Decade

A few weeks ago, I wrote about a few gadgets that had been transformative to me. A reader wrote in and asked if I thought there any categories of products that had changed the world over the last decade. I thought about that for a while and here my list of the some of the gadgets and services that almost overnight (from a historical perspective) changed everything and went from enthusiast to mass market.

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BlackBerry Torch sells 150,000 in first weekend?

BlackBerry Torch sells 150,000 in first weekend?

RIM's first weekend sales for the BlackBerry Torch may have proved disappointing for AT&T and the manufacturer, with various analysts suggesting the touchscreen smartphone shifted just 150,000 units in its first two days of availability.  Both RBC Capital Markets and Stifel Nicolaus came to the 150k figure, having made spot-checks for stock levels at stores over the weekend, while Goldman Sachs merely described the launch as "underwhelming".

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HTC Desire HD gets early Amazon UK listing

HTC Desire HD gets early Amazon UK listing

It's still up in the air whether HTC's press event midway through next month will be for the company's first Windows Phone 7 handset or something running Android, but with Electricpig spotting an Amazon UK listing for the HTC Desire HD we've a feeling it's the latter.  The listing - which suggests the Desire HD will be shipped from Amazon themselves, not a third-party seller - prices the smartphone at £415 but mentions no specifications.

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Verizon Motorola DROID Pro, DROID 2 world-edition & tablet tipped incoming

Verizon Motorola DROID Pro, DROID 2 world-edition & tablet tipped incoming

Verizon's upcoming Motorola devices have been further detailed, after one of BGR's sources at the carrier revealed more news on the Motorola DROID Pro - a 4-inch Android smartphone - together with what looks to be a world-edition version of the DROID 2 and either a tablet or a tablet-style large-screen handset.  The DROID Pro has a 1.3GHz processor and is expected to have world-phone capabilities for international use.

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