The Daily Slash: December 15 2010

Dec 15, 2010
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The Daily Slash: December 15 2010

Such a plethora of magical words and images we've got whipped up for you today! Chris Davies columns about The Convergence Con. Ben Bajarin asks the question What Happened to Innovation? And right when you thought we'd run out of columns, Don Reisinger comes at you with the controllers: Why I Don’t Have A Favorite Game Console. Then get CRAZY in a gigantically warred Call of Duty: Black Ops update which makes everyone totally ANGRY! And AGAIN, don't forget! Take a peek at both of our SlashGear AND our Android Community giveaways of the Google Cr-48 Laptop! Get in to it!

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Editor's Choice
Google Launches Nexus S Into Space to Test Sensors at 30,000+ meters [BYE BYE]
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg named TIME’s Person of the Year 2010 [ZUCKERBERRRRRRRG!]
FBI backdoors in OpenBSD claims covert coder [RUH ROH]
Nike Air Zoom Alpha Talon cleats & Pro Combat Uniforms debut [GEEEEAR]
Fossil watch concept uses Bluetooth to pull info from your smartphone [LOOK FAMILIAR?]

Android Community
GMail Creator Predicts Android Will Eventually Kill Chrome OS
Honeycomb Won’t Require Physical Buttons, Home and Navigation Built into the UI
Google Launches Nexus S Into Space to Test Sensors at 30,000+ meters
HTC LTE handsets coming H2 2011, Mecha anyone?
Broadcom outs new Android platform for mass-market smartphones
O2 Dell Streak Froyo update releasing today
Andy Rubin at D: Dive Into Mobile Interview Video Available Now
Swiftkey Updated, 5 new languages and HD skin included
Android Community Google Cr-48 Giveaway REMINDER [WIN WIN WIN]
Posterous Micro Blogging Service Introduces Android App
HTC Scorpion Appears on GameLoft’s Compatible Device List
Android 2.3 Gingerbread to Appear in AOSP After Nexus S Day
iLuv Introduces Samsung Galaxy Tab Accessories
Meizu Launches M9 M9 Christens Site, Full Specs Detailed
Dolphin Browser Mini Now Available in the Android Market
HTC Evo 4G Update Now with NOVA demo game and Swype
Samsung Vibrant and Samsung Galaxy Tab Prices Slashed Down
10-inch Android Tablet by the name of Olivetti OliPad
Gingerbread Being Assessed on Verizon Phones
Google TV Updated: Dual View Mode, Voice Search & Netflix Improvements [Video]

SlashGear
CrucialTec ultra-slim Optical TrackPad wants your finger
Apple GPU supplier Imagination promise “cinema quality 3D” after ray-tracing acquisition
Gigabyte and SOYO AMD Zacate mainboards leak
Quik Pod gets longer and works with DSLR cameras
Sanyo PLC-HF1500L large venue projector has 15K lumens
Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg named TIME’s Person of the Year 2010
HTC LTE smartphones inbound for second half of 2011
The Convergence Con [COLUMN]
Notion Ink Adam pre-order status slips to mid-January 2011 [Update: only 50 customers affected]
Smartphone Coasters hold your smartphone up on the cheap
Silicon Power debuts tiny microSD card reader
Fossil watch concept uses Bluetooth to pull info from your smartphone
Verizon iPhone sales will come mostly at AT&T’s expense says analyst
MIC Store unveils 3-in-1 iPad Camera Connection Kit
Urbanears Tanto headphones get better
Broadcom outs new Android smartphone platform
AirPlayer opens Macs to AirPlay streaming from iOS [Video]
XFX outs new HD 6970 and HD 6950 video cards
FBI backdoors in OpenBSD claims covert coder
Apple TV 4.1.1 update fixes picture problems & download errors
VIA EPIA-P830 Pico-ITX board promises 1080p HD in tiny footprint
Three pushes true unlimited data on refreshed The One Plan
Pioneer BDR-206MBK BDXL burner is $199 world’s first
Novatel MiFi 4082 WiMAX mobile hotspot clears FCC
Toshiba denies Apple Retina Display plant investment
Facebook for Android updated: Chat and push notifications
AMD Radeon HD 6970 and HD 6950 get official
Nike Air Zoom Alpha Talon cleats & Pro Combat Uniforms debut
Facebook Maps the World via Social Networking Relationships
Gmail Delegation Introduced: One Account, Multiple Users
Samsung Camera Concept with a Plug Twist
Misa Kitara Guitar with Touch Screen Strings up for Pre-Order
What Happened to Innovation? [COLUMN]
Tablet Sales in Business World to DOUBLE [iPad Right on Top]
Why I Don’t Have A Favorite Game Console [COLUMN]
Windows Phone 7 Mango Update Coming Late 2011, Source Claims
Gesture-Controlled Robot Arm Watches Video, Reacts in Near Real-Time [Video]
iTunes Updates to 10.1.1
Willow Garage Announces Expansion of PR2 Robot Community
Chrome for a Cause Donates to Charities for Each Opened Tab
Call of Duty: Black Ops Receives Patch, Infuriates PS3 Owners
Google Fiber Project Selection Process Delayed
SEGA Toirettsu Brings Video Game to Men’s Urinal [Video]
Apple May Incorporate NFC Into Many Products
Olivetti OliPad Tablet Features 10-Inch Display, Android OS
Verizon and Sprint Windows Phone 7 launches in January 2011?
T-Mobile eye Long Term HSPA Evolution for 650Mbps 4G networks
MetroPCS 4G LTE turned on in Boston, NYC and Sacramento
Logitech Revue update released: Netflix & Dual View improved [Video]
GoldenEye: Source multiplayer mod for Half Life 2 ditches beta
SlashGear Google Cr-48 Giveaway REMINDER [WIN WIN WIN]

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