The Daily Slash: November 18 2010

Nov 18, 2010
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The Daily Slash: November 18 2010

We've got reviews and columns up the wazoo today! First there's the Nokia C7, a Kingston 32GB MicroSDHC Class 4 memory card, the HTC 7 Trophy, and finally the Samsung Continuum - reviewed by yours truly. Then there was some huge controversy this morning when Steve Wozniak said that Android would someday defeat iPhone! But it turned out to be blown out of proportion by the end of the day, Steve himself stopping the rumor cold. Finally, Google is tabulated to be on the lookout for over 2,000 new hires and more than likely offered to buy Twitter for FOUR. BILLION. DOLLARS. All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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Ruh Roh! Remember this morning when the news was that Steve Wozniak said Android would win the smartphone wars. Turns out he was totally misquoted! He spoke with our pals over at Engadget today and gave them a quick interview clarifying, saying the he gave the De Telegraaf and they sort of misconstrued what he said. Instead, he did "lightly prognosticate" that Android might become more popular "based on what [he's] read" but that he believes Android "to be a lot like Windows... I'm not trying to put Android down, but I'm not suggesting it's better than iOS by any stretch of the imagination. But it can get greater marketshare and still be crappy."

[Via Engadget]

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SlashPhone
LG Apex Heading to U.S Celluar on Friday Followed By Optimus U in December
China Unicom to Sell Its Own Smartphone
BoxWave’s Keyboard Buddy Available For iPhone 4

Android Community
Android ties iOS in mobile ad impressions
Steve Wozniak reckons Android will win smartphone wars
Android 2.2 Update Coming to Canadian Galaxy S devices this December
DROID Pro Available From Verizon Tomorrow
LG Targeting High-End Phone Market, LG Star coming in 2011
Pontiflex CEO says “Android is More Important” than the iPhone for Mobile Advertising
Changing LCD Density on a Rooted Samsung Galaxy Tab (Make More Room!)
Hikari iFame Android Tablet for NTT Launches in Japan
Motorola Milestone 2 Now Available in the UK
HTC Merge appears on Verizon website
Samsung Continuum [REVIEW]

SlashGear
FT iPad/tablet subsidy offers employees $480 to get slate-started
HTC 7 Trophy [REVIEW]
Stop light concept combines hourglass with normal lights
GE offers up green LED Christmas lights for the Griswold in you
Android packing casino gamblers get a new app with slot machine maps
Jabra outs new Microsoft Lync compatible devices
Woz: Android will eventually beat the iPhone [ALSO POSTED ON AC, BUT A DIFFERENT CONVERSATION UNFOLDING HERE]
Samsung eyes enterprise for Galaxy Tab sales success
Palm Pre 2 hits US for $450 unlocked
Apple iAd European debut in December; adverts from LG, Nespresso & more [APPLE ADS]
Dell shutter independent mobile division; Ron Garriques out
Verizon CEO: Our LTE caught Apple’s eye; speed-based data pricing possible
Kingston 32GB MicroSDHC Class 4 [REVIEW]
Want a Job? Google Plans on Hiring 2,000 Employees Around the World
Google Offered to Buy Twitter for FOUR BILLION DOLLARS [MUHAHAHA]
iOS 4.2.1 GM Seed Released for Developers
Apple Looking at Carbon Fiber for the Next iPad
LEGO Pirates of the Caribbean: The Video Game Landing in Stores May 2011
Grippity Handheld Back-Typing Keyboard Up for Pre-Order [Video]
Call of Duty: Black Ops Hits $650 Million in 5 Days
A Modest Travel Safety Proposal [COLUMN]
Nokia C7 [REVIEW]
Gowalla Disney deal announced as the Magic Kingdom checks-in

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