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SlashGear XOOM Contest Final Winner Announced!

SlashGear XOOM Contest Final Winner Announced!

Hooray, all the golden tickets have been found, and YOU are going to the chocolate factory!* *This of course is referring to the winners who've already been informed and the chocolate factory is of course a brand spanking new Motorola XOOM tablet wifi-only as provided by our awesome pals at NVIDIA. For those of you that do not know, NVIDIA provides the motor for this magical machine: a Tegra 2 dual-core processor for fine video game gaming and super-speedy everything else. Would you like to know who the final winner of this contest is already? Just glance below, your eyes shall not fool you.

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Qualcomm/BSQUARE MDP Giveaway!

Qualcomm/BSQUARE MDP Giveaway!

Qualcomm and BSQUARE have just announced the Mobile Development Platform (MDP), the latest developer smartphone with the Snapdragon MSM8660 1.5GHz asynchronous dual-core CPU and Adreno 220, and SlashGear has one to give away! It's a developer device worth $1,350, and could help change the fortunes of any Android coder looking to polish his apps for the Android Market. Find out how you can win after the cut...

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Qualcomm Q2 Sales Results Show $3.9 Billion in Revenue

Qualcomm Q2 Sales Results Show $3.9 Billion in Revenue

It appears that everyone is excited to let the world know that they're massively successful today, both Qualcomm and Apple showing off fabulous numbers in print form for the public to digest. It's a LOT to digest when you've got it all lying out there in front of you, and indeed we DO have their entire sales call and numbers here in this post, but let's see if we can't filter it down a bit for those average citizens who, like me, like to see giant numbers after money signs right underneath year markers.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: April 19, 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: April 19, 2011

Welcome to a whopper of a round-up! We've got so many hands-on posts, reviews, features, and the like that your head is about to explode - I assure you! Head below for the full story - it's an Android circus with animals by the name of G-Slate, G2x, Asus A500, and more! Then there's a slew of overly important columns and feature posts that'll continue to drive you up the wall as well - rockin!

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SlashGear BlackBerry PlayBook Giveaway: We have a Winner!

SlashGear BlackBerry PlayBook Giveaway: We have a Winner!

As you might recall, last week we offered you the chance to win one of RIM's brand new BlackBerry PlayBook tablets, courtesy of our friends over at Office Depot. You've been entering in your droves, and today we're excited to announce that the winner is Max Rosner of Illinois.

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SlashGear’s Gigantic XOOM Giveaway WINNER #1

SlashGear’s Gigantic XOOM Giveaway WINNER #1

Welcome to the very first of two giveaway winner posts - this will hopefully be one of two, that is, because if this winner doesn't get in contact with us in under 24 hours (give or take a few hours, to be fair,) we'll be picking again! As you know from our original post, we've got a total of 5 tablets - 2 for SlashGear, another 3 for Android Community - we've got another winner announcement over there if you care to take a look, feel free to join both contests! Meanwhile, our very first winner goes by the name Andre Phillips!

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Motorola XOOM Contest via SlashGear!

Motorola XOOM Contest via SlashGear!

Oh my goodness were you unaware of the fact that we were giving away a couple of Motorola XOOM Android 3.0 Honeycomb tablets? Why, you've got to know! And you've got to enter because everyone has an equal chance at winning! And not only that, we've got a total of FIVE tablets up for grabs, the other three sitting pretty over on our sister site Android Community. That's a who lotta' tablets for you to be winning!

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WIN a XOOM in SlashGear’s Gigantic Tablet Giveaway!

WIN a XOOM in SlashGear’s Gigantic Tablet Giveaway!

That's right, ladies and gentlemen, SlashGear and NVIDIA have teamed up to provide YOU with a totally free Motorola XOOM tablet. We've got 2 Wifi-only XOOM units here to be tossing your way, both of them the same awesome Android 3.0 Honeycomb-toting 10.1-inch NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor having tablets you all know and love. We want to take this opportunity to have you hook up with our Facebook page at the same time as you enter the contest so we can also be friends forever! Take a peek at the full rules for entering this contest below:

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Do As I Do, Say What I Say

I worked in the North Orange, New Jersey school district for one day. It was a training day. I had accepted a job as a teacher in a fine High School (read: rich) teaching Journalism and Theater Arts. As a challenge, this was a step down from the English teaching I had been doing at inner city High Schools for the past five years, but it would have been a very cushy teaching job. I had been offered a salary of $75,000, which is more than I thought a teacher could make. On my first day of training, a couple weeks before the school year started, I got a call from a Web site to which I had also applied for a job. They wanted me to work for them as a product reviewer and news writer.

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SlashGear Android App Released!

SlashGear Android App Released!

You've been asking for it, and we're excited to announce that the SlashGear Android app is now available for download from the Android Market. A free download, the app offers all the latest news from the site, features, review and editorials, together with on-time analysis and streaming video.

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SlashGear’s Final Football Matchup Toshiba TV Giveaway WINNER

SlashGear’s Final Football Matchup Toshiba TV Giveaway WINNER

Stop being so excited about football! Our contest with Toshiba to give away one gigantic television is complete! We've tallied up the votes, counted the heads, and filled up the glasses of wine, and we've chosen the person who will nab the big huge prize!

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: January 31 2011

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: January 31 2011

Start your day with a bit of green as Canalys statistics show Android became the world's leading smartphone platform Q4 of 2010. Next, fall into some drama as Netgear's CEO rants about how he thinks Apple is too closed and Steve Jobs is ego-led. Then seek the truth in an inside tip - iPad 2 uses 1.2GHz dual-core, 30-35% slimmer display - sound reasonable? Get yourself a Full Macworld Roundup including best in show winners. Read a column by Tim Bajarin entitled Technology meets the History of Jazz. Visualize ASRock in the Android game. Take another peek at the LG G-Slate. Cry over Notion Ink Adam touchscreen damage. Get your Android 3.0 Honeycomb on with two full guides: [USER FEATURES] and [DEVELOPER FEATURES], and ask Why Has Honeycomb Disappeared? Then get your ANGRY BIRD on in the next expansion: RIO! Finally, WIN A TELEVISION in SlashGear’s Final Football Matchup Toshiba TV GIVEAWAY! All this and MORE on SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up!

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