Author Archives: Cory Gunther

Cory Gunther is currently an associate editor for SlashGear and senior editor for Android Community. Based in Las Vegas, Nevada, he's responsible for all things Android on both sites, and never leaves the house without a few smartphones and a tablet. You can follow him on Twitter, or keep up with him on Google+

BlackBerry 10 Peek finesses notifications

BlackBerry 10 Peek finesses notifications

Today RIM and BlackBerry is showing off their new and improved mobile operating system in BlackBerry 10 -- better known as BB10. Today at BlackBerry Jam (yes that's the name) they've been sharing all sorts of details about a better and faster system, seamless user experiences and more. One feature that was surely worth mentioning was "peek" where you simply slide up from the bottom bezel to get a peek at your entire BlackBerry Hub.

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Sparrow iPhone 5 support coming soon

Sparrow iPhone 5 support coming soon

The extremely popular and loved by many iOS and Mac email client Sparrow will be getting a much needed update soon. After being acquired by Google we later learned the popular app would get a feature freeze, and no further updates would be coming with what they called a ‘bug fix only’ status. Today however we learned of an upcoming update many Apple fans should be excited to hear about.

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Toshiba outs Canvio Slim as world’s thinnest 500GB hard drive

Toshiba outs Canvio Slim as world’s thinnest 500GB hard drive

The folks from Toshiba look to continue the trend of packing tons and tons of storage into an extremely small space. Today they've outed their latest Canvio Slim portable hard drive and are stating it's the "world's thinnest" portable hard drive. Coming in at just 9mm thick offering 500GB of storage for only $115 -- lets take a look.

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iPhone sales could top 50 million in Q4

iPhone sales could top 50 million in Q4

We aren't sure if analysts love or hate predicting sales of Apple's extremely popular devices, but the iPhone always gets its fair share of predictions. While some suggested 8-10 million iPhone 5 smartphones would be sold in September, opening weekend only saw about 5 million total. Now we're seeing predictions for all iPhone models topping 50 million in the fourth quarter of 2012 alone.

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Samsung Galaxy Nexus 2 camera samples leak

Samsung Galaxy Nexus 2 camera samples leak

It has been almost an entire year since the last Nexus smartphone from Google was released, that being the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Now that the Galaxy S III rumors have subsided, Nexus rumors have heated up again. Some are suggesting Sammy will be releasing a Galaxy Nexus 2, and today we have some leaked pictures that could at least make it a possibility.

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India’s Aakash 2 Android tablet arriving next month for $35

India’s Aakash 2 Android tablet arriving next month for $35

Over in India there's an extremely cheap Android tablet being deployed by the government to families, schools and more. We've talked about the Aakash tablet more than a few times, but this new and improved Aakash 2 tablet for just $35 dollars is set to arrive throughout India starting next month.

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T-Mobile details faster 4G, Unofficially welcomes iPhone 5

T-Mobile details faster 4G, Unofficially welcomes iPhone 5

The folks from T-Mobile have been making a lot of noise regarding the iPhone 5 as of late, even though they don't offer it themselves. After we've seen countless announcements and leaks from the carrier showing their plans to support the iPhone 5, today they've detailed it yet again promising faster 4G HSPA+ speeds on the iPhone.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: September 24, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: September 24, 2012

We had a busy and exciting week last week with the release of the iPhone 5, and that continued right into the weekend and now today. While we hope everyone enjoyed their weekend (watching the NFL) it's time to get back to those gadgets we all love and depend on. First up is the Samsung Galaxy S III getting updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, the international model that is.

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Samsung unveils Hot Pink Galaxy S III for Korea

Samsung unveils Hot Pink Galaxy S III for Korea

Everyone's favorite color is coming to Samsung's flagship Galaxy S III smartphone, at least for those in Korea. Since we know not everyone likes the standard black or white color options on their powerful smartphones Samsung's here to the rescue. Offering their powerful quad-core smartphone in a cute color. More details below.

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Google HQ opens for Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson’s movie crew

Google HQ opens for Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson’s movie crew

There's tons of extra cameras and colorful chairs hanging around Google's Headquarters in California. That's because it's the set of what is surely going to be an awesome new movie -- or a giant commercial for Google. The epic duo of Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson from Wedding Crashers are back, this time for a new movie called "The Internship."

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Apple users updating to iOS 6 122% faster than iOS 5

Apple users updating to iOS 6 122% faster than iOS 5

Apple's new baby in the iPhone 5 and iOS 6 has been getting plenty of attention, and with good reason. Aside from a few hiccups with Maps, iOS 6 has been doing extremely well across the board. When it started rolling out as an over the air update earlier this week, Apple users were excited and updating by the millions.

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Hulu Plus, HBO GO, and Max GO get closed captions on mobile

Hulu Plus, HBO GO, and Max GO get closed captions on mobile

A few of those popular video streaming apps we all use on our mobile devices have just received a nice little update today. If Netflix isn't cutting it and you've resorted to Hulu Plus, HBO GO, or Max GO then we have good news. They've all been updated this week for Android (and iOS) with support for full closed captions.

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