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The Daily Slash: January 12, 2011

The Daily Slash: January 12, 2011

Today was a bit of a this-and-that day with news stories coming in from all manner of sources on oh... leaks and bust-ups and business mergers and the like. Want a random example? Here's a Just Mobile AluPen Hands-On - that's a brand new stylus for mobile phones. Weird! Next check it out as Samsung supposedly stops an Android update from moving to a popular phone in order to promote another phone: Why Leo, Why?! Take a long glance at a review of the HTC EVO Shift 4G by my main homie Dylan Bailey. Discover a whole new worldwide communication as Google Translate for Android Introduces Conversation Mode. Be amazed at the magic of an "Industry First" promise on our fabulous Sprint Event Invite - featuring David Blaine! Discover the newness of iOS 4.3 Beta. Grab some insight from Ben Bajarin in The Impact of the Verizon iPhone on Android’s Growth. Finally, have yourselves a bit of a ASUS Eee Pad Slider & Transform hands-on with Chris Davies. You're gonna love it! All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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Samsung promise new Galaxy Tabs & dual-core Super AMOLED Plus phones for MWC 2011

Samsung promise new Galaxy Tabs & dual-core Super AMOLED Plus phones for MWC 2011

The dust is only just settling on CES 2011, but already Samsung has promised not only new smartphones but new Galaxy Tab tablet models at MWC 2011 next month. According to the Korea Herald, the new handsets will have dual-core processors, run Android 2.3 Gingerbread and pack the same Super AMOLED Plus displays as debuted on Verizon's new Samsung 4G smartphone last week.

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“Apple will totally do a 7-inch device” insists lead Android advocate

“Apple will totally do a 7-inch device” insists lead Android advocate

Steve Jobs minced no words back in October 2010 when he described 7-inch tablets as "dead on arrival", telling investors that Apple had decided "this size isn’t sufficient to create great tablet apps." Now Android developer advocate Tim Bray has offered up some advice of his own to Jobs, suggesting that "Apple will totally do a 7-inch device" and that when it comes to the validity of so-called "tweeners" the "argument is over."

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The Daily Slash: December 28 2010

The Daily Slash: December 28 2010

Behold a 200 year old wood / 18K gold / supremely expensive iPad from Gresso - buy one soon! Point and awe as Sprint Palm Pixi gains mysterious front-facing camera, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 and LG Optimus Pad point toward CES 2011, and Sony PlayStation Phone points toward the same timeframe. See your Android phone become the brain of a robot, see some super teaser pics of ASUS Eee Pads, and check out the BRAND NEW HTC Thunderbolt 4G LTE phone in 12 big leaked pics! All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 28 2010

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: December 28 2010

Behold the best idea any road-safety authority ever thought of - PhoneGuard - blocks texting when a phone is traveling faster than 10mph. Get teased with a preview pic of the ASUS Eee Pads pre-CES. Take another leaky look at the upcoming Android Music App (video). See as AppsFire adds video previews for Android apps, possibly tipping this sort of functionality in the Android Marketplace soon. Take a peek at a tip from a Japanese newspaper calling spring 2011 as the release time for the eve elusive Sony PlayStation Phone. Marvel as your Android phone becomes the brain of a robot. All this and MORE on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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The Daily Slash: December 20 2010

The Daily Slash: December 20 2010

Be amazed as Philip Berne lays down a connection between Tron and FB in an article called Facebook on the Job, while Don Reisinger delivers a bit of knowledge on home socialization in an article called Netflix: The Savior of Living Room Entertainment? Next, take a peek at Motorola talking smack about iPad and Galaxy Tab. After that, marvel as the Notion Ink Adam floodgates open! Take a video look at the Eden UI, then take a walk through another video of Notion Ink Adam as driven by Notion Ink CEO Rohan Shravan. Have a glance at a review of the Nokia X3-02 Touch and Type and a Griffin Elan Passport Galaxy Tab Case, see Android's security team proclaim “Openness,” not “Rooting”, and finally take a peek at a rumor (and subsequent official comment) about Nokia Windows Phone 7 phones in 2011. All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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Motorola talk tablet evolution: iPad & Galaxy Tab just steps toward Moto Honeycomb slate

Motorola talk tablet evolution: iPad & Galaxy Tab just steps toward Moto Honeycomb slate

CES 2011 is just around the corner, and we already know Motorola is bringing its Android tablet along to the show, but the company couldn't resist getting a sly dig in at the competition beforehand. In a new "tablet evolution" video the company takes in a few thousand years of stone slates and then a quick nod to the iPad - "It's like a giant iPhone, but... it's like a giant iPhone" - and the Samsung Galaxy Tab - "Android OS, but Android OS... for a phone" - before a buzzing bee snuffles conspicuously around a cloth-clad Motorola model.

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