The Daily Slash: January 26 2011

Jan 26, 2011
0
The Daily Slash: January 26 2011

First get your spoons and cereal bowls out, because Google's released the SDK file for developers to take a look at Android 3.0 Honeycomb. Next get super pumped up at the thought of running Android apps on your brand new BlackBerry PlayBook. Get a weird feeling in your hearing at Plantronics Infamous Wall of Ears. Hammer away at your social brain with more unique details about the HTC Facebook phone. See as both Facebook and the infamous Farmville game get hacked via their fanpages. Some BlackBerry users are getting their handsets dipped in real gold while others are ready to toss them in the garbage as a Verizon BlackBerry outage leaves everyone stumped. Check out the latest in developers to cash in Android apps with Adknowledge and a 95% profit share. Have a close and personal look at a very odd device with our unboxing and hands-on of the Motorola Roadster. Finally, see a fantastic analysis of our modern slab reality in the article General Purpose vs Use-Case Specific Tablets by Ben Bajarin. All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

R3 Media Network

Editor's Choice
Android Community Total Revamp Coming Soon!
Notion Ink Eden UI ported to Viewsonic GTablet [Video]
Android phone of the future?
Apple number 3 in PCs if tablets included claim analysts
iPad is Iconic says new Apple ad; 60,000 iPad apps available [Video]
Kodak Posts a $56 Million Loss for 2010, Shares Plummet
Nokia CEO shuffle manipulated by investors claims Finnish paper [Update: Nokia comment]

SlashPhone
Optimus 3D to be Revealed by LG Next Month
Verizon Push Trade-In Program Ahead Of iPhone Launch
White Nexus S Live Photo Captured

Android Community
Motorola Roadster Unboxing and Hands-On [FEATURED]
Gingerbread for x86 released: Android 2.3 for your PC
Play.fm launches on Android platform
Official Facebook Phones to be HTC Android handsets?
Good Technology reports Android devices were 30% of net new activations in Q4
e-con Systems camera daughter boards get Android support
Notion Ink Eden UI ported to Viewsonic GTablet [Video]
Google “not happy” with Android Market paid-app performance
Amazon UK Android app released for mobile shopping
Samsung Galaxy Ace, Fit, Gio and Mini get official [Video]
Android Community Total Revamp Coming Soon!
Motorola Roadster Unboxing and Hands-On [FEATURED]
Simultaneous Voice and Data Confirmed for HTC ThunderBolt
HSN Introduces Sprint ID Pack for the Shopping Savvy
Android 3.0 SDK Released, Honeycomb Details Revealed
How Does a 95% Profit Cut for your Android App Sound, Mister Developer?
ClockworkMod Tips Tablet Availability
Epic Games on Future Android Plans
Kongregate Arcade is Back in the Android Marketplace
MyTouch 3G Update to Froyo Rolling Out Now
Droid X2 Successor Codenamed Daytona, Shipping in May with Tegra 2?
HTC ThunderBolt Training at Verizon Stores is Underway, Still On Track for February Launch
Adknowledge Launches Monetization Solution for Android Game Developers
PlayStation Phone Close Up Hands-On Preview [Video]
Samsung Giorgio Armani Galaxy S Now Free On Contract
BlackBerry PlayBook and Handsets to Run Android Apps?
LG Optimus V Appearing at Some Virgin Mobile Stores
Feature Packed Motorola Music Player Available for Download, Again
Notion Ink Quick Updates: Pre-Installed Updates, Next Order Stage and Adam 2 Incoming
Motorola DROID Bionic and ATRIX 4G suffering “unfixable” power problems? [Updated]

SlashGear
Nokia CEO shuffle manipulated by investors claims Finnish paper
12-foot DIY LED matrix display is an office must-have [Video]
Apple number 3 in PCs if tablets included claim analysts
iPad is Iconic says new Apple ad; 60,000 iPad apps available [Video]
Texas Instruments WiFi adapter adds wireless to fancy calculators
Peel Fruit ZigBee iPhone remote system up for silent auction
Verizon iPhone 4 order pages go live at Apple
F-1 converter lets Xbox 360 gamers use Logitech racing wheels
Speck unveils new CandyShell Wrap for iPad
Attocell is a femtocell for the iPhone and more
HTC Facebook Phones tipped for MWC 2011
Rude Gameware unveils Fierce Laser Gaming Mouse V2
Razer Ferox mobile gaming speakers now shipping
Rupert Murdoch’s The Daily iPad newspaper to launch in next 14 days
Ricoh unveils CX5 digital camera with high-speed focus and more
Viewsonic GTablet gets UI overhaul with Notion Ink’s Eden [Video]
ID8 announces Mogo Talk XD2 for Verizon and AT&T iPhone 4
iBUYPOWER crams new NVIDIA GTX 560 Ti into gaming rigs
Cooler Master Elite 343 computer case debuts
iOS 4.3 apps approved; Apple release imminent?
Android Market in-app payments in Q1; Google “not happy” with paid app growth
O2 WiFi promises free UK wireless access for all
Samsung Galaxy Ace gets official, with Android Fit, Gio & Mini [Video]
Apple updated but still no white iPhone 4
tyPad Hands On: Quality Does Matter [FEATURED]
Plantronics and The Infamous Wall of Ears
Woman caught smuggling 44 iPhones in her stockings
Secret AT&T Unlimited Plan to Keep iPhone customers
Samsung MWC Slide Confirms Galaxy S 2 and Tab 2
More HTC / Facebook Phone Details Emerge
Over 2 Million Windows Phone 7 Shipped
Google Issues Android Honeycomb Developer Preview
Concept Camera Uses Single Glass Viewfinder / Touchscreen Interface
Verizon: iPhone Could Boost Revenue 8% in 2011
Twitter now has “Connections” a la Facebook’s “Mutual Friends”
Apple now World’s Third Largest PC Maker
Developing for Android? How Does a 95% Profit Cut Sound?
Kodak Posts a $56 Million Loss for 2010, Shares Plummet
Farmville Hacked, Follow-Up To Facebook Hack?
Virtua Fighter 2 out for iPhone
Notion Ink Adam Pre-Orders Continuing Soon…For Commenters and Fans
Gold Blackberry. What recession?
Verizon BlackBerry Outage Continues, Everyone Blames Everyone
Oregon Trail and Carmen Sandiego Announced for Facebook
Get a Kinect clone for £50
General Purpose vs Use-Case Specific Tablets [ON TIME ANALYSIS]
Android phone of the future?
Plantronics Voyager PRO UC Bluetooth Headset and Calisto 825 Speakerphones Announced
Blackberry Messenger 6 Details Leaked
Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play gets pre-release preview [Video]
RIM considering Dalvik VM for QNX PlayBook: Android apps ahoy?
Motorola ATRIX 4G & DROID Bionic overheating in testing? [Updated]
White iPhone 4 possible with “miracle painting” tech claims insider
Nokia CEO shuffle manipulated by investors claims Finnish paper [Update: Nokia comment]

To see more Daily Slash posts, click here: [The Daily Slash] or here: [SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up]


Must Read Bits & Bytes