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Snoop Dogg on The Price is Right and Celebritarianism in Tech Reporting

Snoop Dogg on The Price is Right and Celebritarianism in Tech Reporting

When its time for a celebrity appearance on any manner of show or ad spot that can be construed as cool, you can expect that Snoop Dogg wont be far behind. Last time we spoke about Snoop Dogg specifically, it was about a set of viral videos made for MetroPCS in which he re-named himself Snoop DoGGGG, a contestant on the G-Connection with Warren G. Here in the gadget and technology reporting world, there's something to be said about having your favorite hero reporter or, more likely, your favorite hero blog report the news you want to hear.

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iPad 2 : an Apple 2011 Retrospective

iPad 2 : an Apple 2011 Retrospective

The past 365 days have been, without a doubt, the Year of the iPad 2, and as you're about to see, this includes more than just great sales and undeniable attention from both consumers and developers the same. It all started in March as the Apple iPad 2 went on sale. Of course we pre-struck with an early What should I get guide and a few reviews of the device itself by our head writers. We had rather interesting (and telling) results in a poll from March asking if people would be buying an iPad 2, and an article also all the way back in March foretold much on how it's so hard to compete with the iPad. Then the new year brought fourth an event of giant proportions. Behold the 2011 year in the most omnipotent tablet on the market.

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SlashGear Week in Review – Week 52 2011

SlashGear Week in Review – Week 52 2011

Welcome to the last week of the year, and here at SlashGear an odd week since last week we did not have a wrap-up as such. What we're doing this week is checking out our last reviews, our last featured posts, columns, top posts, and the like. Note furthermore that this review is one part of a set of reviews of the whole year of 2011, pieces that we choose and that you choose in kind! The last posts of the year were an odd bunch, let me tell you, and at no point should you expect that a holiday season would be bland - in fact it was utterly wild when it came down to it - enjoy!

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Happy New Year’s from SlashGear!

Happy New Year’s from SlashGear!

It's the first of the year here in the western world, and we're gearing up for another tech-filled 365 days of magic! What we're getting ready at the moment is no less than another action packed year of gadgets galore, including but not limited to the two biggest events of the year right out of the gate: CES 2012 and MWC 2012! Join us the whole year but especially these first two months as we hang out in two of the most fabulous places for events on earth: Las Vegas, Nevada, and Barcelona, Spain!

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Happy Holidays from SlashGear

Happy Holidays from SlashGear

Today and tomorrow you'll hear just a little bit less from the team here at SlashGear than you normally would because we're out having a fabulous time celebrating Christmas (or something like it) at each of our various family abodes. What you will find is a couple of guides on what to do with your gifts, specifically if they come from the Apple or Android families, and some surprise posts as well. We're hoping you find this holiday set of days as relaxing as we are, taking a break from everything, including news about the ever-expanding future of gadgetry.

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5 Things SlashGear is thankful for this year

5 Things SlashGear is thankful for this year

It's turkey day here in the United States, and as the reasons for Thanksgiving have been blurred and broadened since the first celebration many moons ago, so too must we take a non-traditional post: here's five things SlashGear is thankful for. We're a team from all across the United States as well as a few other continents on this lovely gadget-tastic world of ours, and even though the first Thanksgiving got its start in the USA, this whole day should be called one where we realize how very lucky we all are to have what we've got. That said, enjoy five items that the average citizen might never have considered, but that we here at SlashGear hold dear.

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Holiday Gift Guide 2011

Holiday Gift Guide 2011

With technology in our pockets, living rooms, handbags and offices, buying gadgets for the holidays isn't just about satisfying the geek in your life any more, but making sure everybody gets the tech-toy they've been desperate for all year. SlashGear's Holiday Gift Guide 2011 helps you cut through the battery-powered confusion and pick out the best products on the market today, whether you're looking for a tablet, a laptop or a digital camera.

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Apple iPhone 4S/5 Pre-Event Rumor Roundup

Apple iPhone 4S/5 Pre-Event Rumor Roundup

Apple's iPhone 2011 event kicks off in just over a day's time, and as always the rumor machine keeps churning right up to the wire. Anticipation for the fifth-gen smartphone is high, though we're yet to see the sort of convincing leak that pre-empted the iPhone 4 unveil. That hasn't stopped the rumors from flourishing, however, so head on past the cut for details on what we're expecting, what we're hoping to see, and what doesn't look likely, then join us tomorrow for the full SlashGear liveblog at http://live.slashgear.com/

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Samsung Galaxy S II Hands-on [AT&T]

Samsung Galaxy S II Hands-on [AT&T]

Well folks, today I've just received an awesome Android smartphone thanks to Samsung. This being the Galaxy S II for AT&T I'm a little excited that these are finally here in the US. I've gone ahead and snapped a few pictures for all you hopeful readers planning to pick one up. What lies below is our quick hands-on video as well as a few lovely photos of the AT&T flavored SGSII. We've seen plenty of the Galaxy S II already, but this is the closest to the original (international model) here in the US as the others have a larger display. More details can be seen below.

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We are hiring! Do you have what it takes to be a SlashGear writer?

We are hiring! Do you have what it takes to be a SlashGear writer?

Do you love tech and consumer electronics? Have you got a burning desire to discover, understand and share the best of the gadget world in a clear, entertaining way? SlashGear needs two new writers to join the team, flexible early-adopters who are passionate about technology, with a strong grasp of written English and the creativity to contribute to editorial and unique content.

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