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The Daily Slash: October 28th 2010

The Daily Slash: October 28th 2010

Apple gets sued, sues the people that are suing them, and think about selling their phones from their website. T-Mobile myTouch 4G gets introduced officially by T-Mobile, Toys'R'Us sell a 90 pound tablet, and there's a giant red Android roaming the streets of Sydney. Panasonic kills analog turntables (+ my heart), Verizon and AT&T start selling iPads, and we've got about a million unboxings, reviews, and compare threads. All this and MORE on todays DAILY SLASH!

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T-Mobile USA Samsung Galaxy Tab arrives Nov 10 from $399.99

T-Mobile USA Samsung Galaxy Tab arrives Nov 10 from $399.99

T-Mobile USA has confirmed that they will be launching the Samsung Galaxy Tab on November 10, with the carrier pricing the slate from $399.99 with a new, two-year agreement on a data plan.  The news puts T-Mobile a day ahead of Verizon, who will be releasing the Galaxy Tab on November 11 for $599.99, and a few days ahead of Sprint, whose version of the tablet will drop on November 14 for $399.99.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab Uncrating [Video]

Samsung Galaxy Tab Uncrating [Video]

It seems like it's been a long time since Samsung officially announced the Galaxy Tab back at IFA 2010 in early September.  Since then we've seen gradual European availability of the Android slate, in the run-up to a UK launch on November 1 and broad US sales on all four major carriers in the middle of next month.  Today, DHL dropped off a wooden crate on the SlashGear doorstep, with a shiny new European-spec Galaxy Tab inside; check out the unboxing uncrating after the cut, together with a video demo and some first impressions.

Video unboxing after the cut

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Samsung Galaxy Tab missing Verizon Skype app at launch

Samsung Galaxy Tab missing Verizon Skype app at launch

The absence of voice call support from the US carrier versions of the Samsung Galaxy Tab is frustrating enough - after all, the functionality is present on the European versions of the same Android slate - but with the news that Skype will be missing from the Verizon model it goes from bad to worse.  Engadget snagged shots of one of the carrier's internal training guides, which confirms that the Skype mobile, NFL Mobile and V CAST Video apps will all be missing from the Galaxy Tab when it initially launches.

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Tablets: A Prescription for Confusion

Tablets: A Prescription for Confusion

"It appears to be just a handful of credible entrants" said Apple CEO Steve Jobs on iPad rivals, "not exactly an avalanche." It's certainly been a shaky few weeks for tablets in general; while Apple's slate can apparently do little wrong, contributing nicely to another record financial quarter for the Cupertino company, the rest of the market is looking deeply troubled. Qualms over platforms, sizes, pricing and usability have all come to a head over the past seven days, leaving manufacturers looking almost as confused as the would-be consumers.

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