The Daily Slash: November 15 2010

Nov 15, 2010
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The Daily Slash: November 15 2010

Very first of all, let me point you toward our big time huge post: Holiday Gift Guide 2010! It's full of EVERYTHING you could ever want (this year.) Then we've got reviews of both the Verizon AND the T-Mobile Samsung Galaxy Tab (both!), a review of a bigtime thin Full HD panel display, and an expanded look at all the stuff Mark Zuckerberg said about the future of communication today at the Facebook announcement event. And BONUS: Google CEO Eric Schmidt reveals not only a working Nexus S, but Android 2.3 Gingerbread as well! All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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Today, Boeing has received first signals back from LightSquared's SkyTerra 1 satellite after its launch at 12:29 p.m. Eastern time on November 14th on an International Launch Services Proton vehicle from the Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan. What will this big momma do, you ask? It'll bring us 4G connective capabilities, that's what! When operating fully, the satellite will use and combine ground-based beam-forming equipment and ground stations to create LightSquared's Space-Based Network, the company's first. LightSquared plans on combining with a network of more than 40,000 base stations to offer both ground and satellite coverage for the entirety of the USA, offering a wholesale 4G LTE wireless network in "the first four markets" by Q3, 2011. Off blast!

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SlashPhone
LG Vortex Heading To Verizon
Walmart Give Away $100 Giftcard For Purchasing a Smartphone

Android Community
Gingerbread Confirmed Today, Working on Nexus S, As Presented by Google CEO Eric Schmidt at Web 2.0 [TASTY]
Motorola MOTOPAD to be 7-inch Android 3.0 debut?
20+ custom Adam apps claim Notion Ink
Black Flyday helps you find shopping deals for holiday season
PC World yank Toshiba’s Folio 100 over poor buyer feedback?
Another Dual-Core Samsung Phone Confirmation (Plus More Anzu)
Sony Ericsson LiveView On Sale NOW in Several European Markets
ViewSonic ViewPad 7 tablet Now on Amazon for Pre-Order Price of $600
Pulse News Reader Goes FREE on All Platforms Today [FREE]
LG Vortex Announced by Verizon, Available November 18
US Cellular Announces Nov 19 Release of Their Version of Samsung Galaxy Tab
AT&T Unrolls Release Date of November 21 and Pay As You Go Data Plans for Samsung Galaxy Tab

SlashGear
Apple iTunes announcement “you’ll never forget” promised for Tuesday Nov 16 [FEATURED]
Android 3.0 MOTOPAD is Motorola & Google’s Honeycomb opener?
A Week with the HTC HD7: Hardware [FEATURED]
Verizon Ad Leaks Look at Pantech and LG LTE Modems
Jolicloud Jolibook Official Press Photos Now Available (2 Sizes?)
Why I can’t wait to get rid of my DVR [COLUMN]
DIY USB Floppy Disk Mixes the Best of Both Worlds [NOT MILEY RELATED]
Pillow Universal Remote Control Costs only $30 [SWEET GIFT]
Halo’s Master Chief Helmet is Wearable, Made of LEGOs
Holiday Gift Guide 2010 [FEATURED] [LOTS OF SWEET GIFTS]
Facebook Modern Messaging System Offers Full Social Integration and History [FEATURED]
Movie Review: Skyline [COLUMN]
T-Mobile Samsung Tab Review [REVIEW]
Verizon Galaxy Tab Review [REVIEW]
LG E2360V LED Display Review [REVIEW]

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