The Daily Slash: December 27 2010

Dec 27, 2010
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The Daily Slash: December 27 2010

What's all going on in the tech and gadget world today? Let's have a look, shall we? First, take a look with yours truly at a hands-on and unboxing of the Lenovo IdeaPad U260, again with yours truly in a final installment in a "Week With" series on the L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector (iDevices and Wrap-Up), and one more by Vincent Nguyen: a review of the OCZ Vertex 2 SSD. Got yourself a new Android phone for the holidays? Take a look at our brand new What to Get for my Android Phone or Tablet: 2010 Holiday Gifts Edition on Android Community. Take a trip down a Anti-Tech Resolutions for the New Year column with Philip Berne, a column In Praise of Anticipation (or, A Geek’s Christmas) by Chris Davies, see Evan Selleck ask the question: When Should a Developer Step In?, and Philip again with the cutest column EVER: Baby’s First iPad. See! The Samsung Vibrant and Fascinate get Android 2.2 in Canada before the rest! See! What might very well be the first whispers of a very big deal, Android TV, with a Vidtonic Android TV Build-Your-Own Kit and an Android TV Black Box Unit Spotted in Australia! See! All this and more on The Daily Slash!

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Editor's Choice
MOTOBLUR 3.0 for DROID 2 gets unofficial release [SAWEET]
Nexus S Limited Edition masses an Android army [KINDA COOL ACTUALLY]
DJ creates CMYK vinyl records [PRETTY]
Apple Macintosh Portable prototype sneaks onto ebay [WANT]
CyanogenMod 7 on the Horizon, Nexus S Alpha Version Already Out! [ROCKIN CYAN]

SlashPhone
Intex Android Phone With Affordable Price Heading To India
Sony Ericsson Hallon Pictures Get Leaked
Galaxy Tab Firmware Will Come With Protected Bootloader Leak
Samsung Vibrant and Fascinate In Canada Getting Froyo
Android Getting VLC Player In Just a Few Weeks

Android Community
SoundHound app now gives unlimited music IDs
VLC player for Android coming soon
Pics of new smartphone thought to be the Sony Ericsson Hallon leak
Dell Streak 7 (aka M02M/Looking Glass) hits FCC with T-Mo/AT&T 3G
MOTOBLUR 3.0 for DROID 2 gets unofficial release
Dell Streak worst product of 2010 claims Walt Mossberg
Samsung Froyo-based Galaxy Player PMP due at CES 2011
Nexus S Limited Edition masses an Android army
What to Get for my Android Phone or Tablet: 2010 Holiday Gifts Edition [FEATURED]
LG Ally Receiving Android 2.2 in February
Verizon Expecting to get Froyo on the Samsung Fascinate by Year’s End?
HTC EVO Shift 4G Appears in Best Buy’s System for $150
BenQ Announces Android-based R100 Tablet
EA Android Games on Sale, most for $.99
GameLoft Launches 10 New HD Games for Android
Dell Streak 7 Pre-Production Commercial Stills Leaked
TechCrunch Goes Hands-On with a 42-inch Nexus S
Red and Black Sony Ericsson Xperia X8 Coming To Virgin Mobile in January
Samsung UK offers Android 2.2 for update for Galaxy S!
BenQ R100 Android tablet due Q1 2011
Notion Ink Adam’s Canvas Image Editing Program Demo [VIDEO]
Notion Ink Adam Unboxing ala Van Gunst
Nexus S in Space at 100,000 FT – with Android Toy!
Dungeon Defenders, the First Unreal Engine Based Game, Available Now
Email Sign Up for HTC Thunderbolt Information now Available
New Samsung Galaxy Tab Firmware Might Block Hacks
GO Launcher for Android Updated
Logitech States Nothing’s Wrong with the Revue, Will attend CES 2011
Lazik suspended from the Android Market for Trademark Infringement
Nexus S Phones to be Handed Out to Google Staff (Including Australia!)
Dell Venue running Android OS
Android TV Coming from Vidtonic at CES as Build-Your-Own Kit
Android 2.3 Gingerbread ROMs on T-Mobile G2 aka Desire Z, HTC myTouch 3G and HTC Dream
Malata A1101 Tablet’s Tegra 2 is Benchmarked
G2 Loose Hinge Officially Corrected
Onkyo Introduces an Android 2.2 Tegra 250 Tablet Called TA117
Android TV? Spotted in Australia
Notion Ink Adam GPS Mapping App Demoed in Official Video
Dell Streak 7: Spotted and headed toward T-Mobile
Notion Ink Adam HDMI and Browser Tech Demoed Over Holiday Weekend in Videos
CyanogenMod 7 on the Horizon, Nexus S Alpha Version Already Out!
Samsung Vibrant and Fascinate acquire Android 2.2 in Canada before the rest

SlashGear
Notion Ink GPS mapping app demo released [Video]
BAE borrow Batman Tumbler style for concept battle bots
Kindle 3 best-selling Amazon product of all time
Skype lawsuit alleges Supernode tech impinges patent
DIY Doctor Who nesting dolls set perhaps best Christmas gift so far
Nissan Leaf CARWINGS turns driving into an eco-competition
Apple ups iPhone shipment target for Q1 2011
KA-SAT satellite for wireless broadband launched
Hackulous unveils “reverse BitTorrent” for sharing apps with jailbreak community
Supposed pics of Sony Ericsson Hallon Leak
German WinPo 7 smartphone fans can get HTC 7 Pro next month on O2
AMD Radeon HD 6950 can be turned into HD 6970 with BIOS mod
Dell Streak 7 clears FCC with AT&T and T-Mobile 3G
LG to show off 72-inch Full LED backlit 3D TV at CES
DJ creates CMYK vinyl records
Nikon patent surfaces for lens with manual and motorized zoom
Geek creates rig that lets him view himself in 3rd person
Verizon iPhone Skype Mobile app tipped for WiFi/3G video calling; iPad Skype imminent?
Ballistic JetCart carryon has built-in seat
Samsung Galaxy Player YP-GB1 Android PMP headed to CES 2011
ASUS O!Play MINI offers Full HD at under a ton
B&N NOOK server failures prompt holiday headaches (again)
Apple Macintosh Portable prototype sneaks onto ebay
Chip and PIN security hack prompts censorship rebuke from researchers
Notion Ink demo Adam HDMI and browser tech [Video]
Nokia N900 Android 2.3.1 Gingerbread port gets video demo
In Praise of Anticipation (or, A Geek’s Christmas) [COLUMN]
When Should a Developer Step In? [COLUMN]
Bang & Olufsen Beo6 Home Theater System Remote Unveiled
Samsung Fascinate for Verizon Might See Android 2.2 Upgrade by End of 2010
Baby’s First iPad [COLUMN]
Harmonix Confirms They’ll Keep IP Rights to Rock Band and Dance Central
ET3 Tube System Wants to Take You From New York to Beijing in 2 Hours
Thin-Film Transistors to Cover Paper Money, Make Counterfeiting Harder
OCZ Vertex 2 SSD Review [REVIEW]
Flutter in Pinhole pop-up camera concept has instant appeal [Video]
EA Android game sale sees $0.99 FIFA 10 & more
Canon wants your NFC smartphone as a DSLR screen in new patent application
Strand Design 166 superyacht has sportscar garage, optional bullet-proof Samurai leather
Comcast/NBC deal could see Hulu exclusivity bypassed
Apple Remote gets AirPlay video streaming support
Samsung drops Froyo on Galaxy S users in the UK
Rollei unveils slick 3D camera and 3D digital frame
Kinect becomes gesture remote for Boxee and XBMC media portal
Nokia N8 shoots pics for PiX Magazine cover
Mac App Store details and pics surface
ZAGGmate adds a keyboard to your iPad
Dev-Team looks for redsn0w testers for 4.2.1 untethered jailbreak “backup plan”
BenQ R100 slate bringing 12hrs of Android in Q1 2011
Ubitus shows off LTE cloud gaming chops
Arctic Cooling rolls out new presenter peripheral
Nokia N8 vibe motor shows its strength in bizarre refrigerator stunt [Video]
Nokia N900 gets Parrot AR.Drone remote control [Video]
Sony confirms Toshiba Cell chip plant buy-back
LG HX996TS and HB906SB 3D home theater systems & BD960 Blu-ray/media server outed
Kinect Sign-Language hack is work-in-progress [Video]
HTC expects more Sense on Windows Phone 7 “over time”
Skype back to 90% core functionality; offers free calltime [Video]
Logitech Revue production freeze while new Google TV version cooked?
Notion Ink Adam Unboxed, Poses for Photo
Relatively Massive Cydia Library Listed
Lenovo IdeaPad U260 Hands-On and Unboxing [FEATURED]
Crayola Crayon Maker Recycles Your Crayons, Jumbles Colors Together
Logitech Says Nothing’s Wrong with Revue, Will be at CES 2011
Galactus and Taskmaster Rumored to be in Marvel vs Capcom 3
Auto Stop-Start Technology by Ford Heading to the US in 2012
Sony Doubling Image Sensor Output in 2011, Invests $1.2 Billion to Make it Happen
Intel Sandy Bridge-Equipped HP Pavilion dv6 Shows Up Overseas
Gostai Jazz Telepresence Robots Watch Your Home or Office, Let You be in Two Places at Once
Anti-Tech Resolutions for the New Year [COLUMN]
Comcast May Offer Low-Cost Broadband Internet Access if NBC Merger Goes Through
A Week With the L1 v2 Laser Pico Projector : iDevices and Wrap-Up [REVIEW]
Engineering Students Create Cheap Way to Tell When Water is Safe to Drink
iPhone 4 for Softbank in Japan to be Equipped with NFC Mobile Payment Stickers Next Year
Jelloware edible cups go from concept to Kickstarter
Nintendo 3DS pre-orders taken at GameStop
Kinect UI gets usability breakdown: plenty of weaknesses

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