The Daily Slash: December 6 2010

Dec 6, 2010
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Heck man, the day started with Nexus S and Android 2.3 Gingerbread and it basically never stopped. You can get yourself a full Gingerbread features list, see how much a Nexus S is going to cost you unlocked at Best Buy or see a full Nexus S review (courtesy of TechCrunch), and have yourself a compare and contrast festival with Nexus S, Nexus One, and Galaxy S courtesy of yours truly. Then Philip Berne writes a column on [A Cartoonish Way to Prevent Cruelty], Don Reisinger brings us a column deciding [Which is better: Short or long video games?], and Slash Brother Number One Ewdison Then does a full [Acer Aspire 5745DG review].

SlashHOLIDAY
If you've never witnessed the majesty that is the Star Wars Holiday Special, you're in for a treat. This absolutely magical moment in Star Wars history has an urban legend attached to it that remembers George Lucas as saying "If I had the time and a hammer, I would smash every copy..." Why do we bring this 1978 one-time television event up now? Because TV Guide recently voted it Worst Television Holiday Moment of All Time - and I personally take any excuse available to mention a sociopolitical media extravaganza as wild as this of course, AND this gives me (and us!) the opportunity to present it again to you here now. Hooray!

[Via Gawker.TV]

R3 Media Network

SlashPhone
Swype Beta for Android Gets A New Update
CyanogenMod 6.1 Now Available For Update
White iPhone 4 to be Launched in Spring 2011?
Windows Phone 7 Gets Cut and Paste

Android Community
Nexus S Review and Rundown by TechCrunch
Nexus One Owners: Have You Received Gingerbread Yet? [Update: Not for a Few Weeks]
Android 2.3 SDK Officially Released
Samsung W899 is twin Super AMOLED touchscreen clamshell
Google eBookstore launches with new eBook Reader for Android
ZDNet outlines the top Android phones
Big day for Android today says Notion Ink, NFC suspected
NOOKcolor Android 2.2 Froyo hack revealed [Video]
DK28 Froyo Test Build for Epic 4G
Sweet FRG83D Update for DROID A855 from Verizon
Android 2.3 Gingerbread Features and List of What’s New [BIG LIST]
MetroPCS will launch LTE Android Device in early 2011
PlayStation Buttons Found in 2.3 SDK [PLAY STA SHON]
Fring Updated, Bringing in ‘Dynamic Video Quality’
Samsung Creates 1GB and 2GB RAM for mobile phones and tablets
Motorola DROID X Gets Updated, version 2.3.340 brings in Madden ’11
Android 2.3 User Guide Available Now
HTC Desire 2.29.405.2 Update Available Now
Sony Ericsson Planning on Releasing Froyo for the X10?
Nexus S $529 unlocked confirms Best Buy

SlashGear
Nexus One Gingerbread OTA Update Due in a Few Weeks
BenQ DV S11 Camcorder Breaks Cover, Features Pico Projector Built-In
A Cartoonish Way to Prevent Cruelty
Google Nexus S official [FEATURED]
Acer Aspire 5745DG [REVIEW]
Sprint Network Vision will combine 3G/4G base-stations, boost voice/data/PTT
Verizon may pay Apple to lock out T-Mobile/Sprint iPhone tips analyst
Tony Hawk rides 630hp V8-powered skateboard
AT&T worst US carrier claims Consumer Reports
Low-bandwidth Skype custom app created for UN Refugee aid workers [Video]
FedEx expects to ship 16 million packages on December 13
Rear view cameras to become standard on just about all Ford cars
Verizon announces the first cities to get LTE service
Chinese netbook rips off Dell duo and Sony Vaio P
December 13 may be launch day for Mac App Store
World’s largest floating Christmas tree on display in Rio de Janeiro
New Facebook profile: Switching is super-simple
Cyber Monday was big, rest of week softened
OnLive and Vizio planning Netflix rival services tip insiders
$25 iPhone 4 at Radio Shack after discount & trade-in deals
AOL considers Yahoo! deal after potentially ditching dial-up
T-Mobile Galaxy Tab unlimited messaging restored after websales glitch
Apple credit card secrecy driving magazine publishers away
“Apple City” campus plans tip Norman Foster as designer
Facebook Profile Changes Rolled Out Today
Parrot AR.Drone [REVIEW]
Which is better: Short or long video games? [COLUMN]
http://www.slashgear.com/comparing-nexus-s-to-nexus-one-and-galaxy-s-and-choosing-between-them-06117930/ [FEATURED]
Thanko Presents AnyChair, Wonder Office Chair
APEN A2 Lets You Use Regular Paper to Record Written Word, Drawings [NEATO]
Custom iPhone 4 Features Diamonds and T-Rex Tooth, Costs $62,700 [MEANWHILE, IN GHANA...]
eJOUX Concept Design Shows Electronic Jewelry is the Way of the Future
Sony PSP2 Dead on Arrival, Says Analyst
HP’s webOS 2.0 On-Screen Keyboard Gets Shown Off in Video
Apple’s 42 Patent Litigation Actions Against Motorola and HTC, and Vice Versa

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