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+

Cygnett does the inevitable iPhone 5 drop test

Cygnett does the inevitable iPhone 5 drop test

We knew this was coming, just no one thought it would be quite this fast. The iPhone 5 has only been available for a matter of hours and surely many of you are still patiently (or impatiently) waiting in line to get your very own 4-inch iPhone. Today however those sneaky folks from Cygnett have already done the inevitable iPhone 5 drop test.

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US Cellular Galaxy Note II already up for pre-order

US Cellular Galaxy Note II already up for pre-order

Samsung's popular and impressive looking Galaxy Note II was finally announced earlier this week as coming to all major US carriers. It was good news indeed, but none of the carriers have made any formal announcements -- except for US Cellular. They are planning to beat the others to the punch this time around and have already announced pricing ($299) and a late October launch. And now they're up for pre-order.

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Boeing Airplanes set to allow cell phone use in 2013

Boeing Airplanes set to allow cell phone use in 2013

We've all been on a plane and heard the same spiel over and over again. Please turn off any and all electronic devices, MP3 players, iPods, laptops, and set all iPhone, iPad, and devices to airplane mode -- get ready for takeoff. Today however the folks from Boeing have shared their plans to allow cell phone use on their top-tier Dreamliner airplanes as soon as 2013.

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ASUS Padfone 2 leak reveals 4.7-inch display, quad-core S4 Pro, and more

ASUS Padfone 2 leak reveals 4.7-inch display, quad-core S4 Pro, and more

The upcoming ASUS Padfone 2 has been making its way to headlines this past week, and today we have a leak reportedly sharing its full spec sheet. After seeing some leaked benchmarks, yesterday ASUS sent out invitations for their official unveil, but today we might know all the details a bit early.

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SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: September 21, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-up: September 21, 2012

Hey folks, we had another exciting night and early morning of news here at SlashGear so below you can find a quick wrap up of everything that mattered to us. I'm sure you're all happy that today is friday, but there's one more reason to cheer. It's iPhone 5 day! Officially. Today the lines are slowly moving along as the masses get their new iPhone 5. Did you get one? Don't forget to enjoy our iPhone 5 Review.

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Cube U9GT5 Android Jelly Bean tablet touts iPad Retina display

Cube U9GT5 Android Jelly Bean tablet touts iPad Retina display

Those Chinese manufacturers sure know how to quickly copy what's available or popular and pump out cheap devices -- especially tablets. What we have here is a popular Chinese tablet manufacturer, Cube, showing off their new Android 4.1 Jelly Bean powered tablet that also rocks a "retina" like 9.7-inch display.

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Verizon: Share everything plans better than expected – Unlimited data is fading away

Verizon: Share everything plans better than expected – Unlimited data is fading away

Today Verizon's big CFO Fran Shammo has issued a few statements that are both good and bad, to say the least. During an annual investors conference Shammo stated that their new share everything plans were doing much better than expected, and seeing higher customer adaption then planned for. However he also mentioned a few things that should have us worried.

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10Terra Nexus 7 Bamboo Eco-friendly case hands-on

10Terra Nexus 7 Bamboo Eco-friendly case hands-on

We love our gadgets and gear here at SlashGear, and just like most people we've been looking for some awesome cases to protect our beloved electronics. Today we're looking at an awesome 100% hand-made Bamboo case for the Google Nexus 7 we found from an awesome Kickstarter project by 10Terra. Check out our hands-on video below of this sexy case!

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Qualcomm touts their Snapdragon processor power – from 2 years ago

Qualcomm touts their Snapdragon processor power – from 2 years ago

Today the folks from Qualcomm have released a neat little video showing off just how impressive their Snapdragon processors that power most of today's (and yesterdays) smartphones truly are. Qualcomm's been a leader in the mobile processor space for a long time, and are powering some of the most popular phones like the Galaxy S III and HTC One X.

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SkullCandy unveils a trio of gaming headsets

SkullCandy unveils a trio of gaming headsets

If you're the type that wants optimal sound while gaming then Skullcandy has a few new stylish headphones you might want to take a peek at. While we've seen some crazy designs from them in the past these three new gaming headsets look rather impressive. They've quietly unveiled the SLYR, PLYR 1, and PLYR 2 headsets.

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ZTE Anthem heads to MetroPCS with dual-core power for $219

ZTE Anthem heads to MetroPCS with dual-core power for $219

The folks from MetroPCS just announced another 4G LTE capable smartphone to grace their slowly expanding LTE lineup. The ZTE Anthem 4G will be a great budget friendly device with mid-range specs and a powerful dual-core processor all for the low price of $219 with no annual contract. Head past the break for more details.

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Amazon’s Kindle readers and tablets booted from Walmart shelves

Amazon’s Kindle readers and tablets booted from Walmart shelves

The online retail giant Amazon has a huge audience for selling their tablets and Kindle eReaders on the web, but when you don't have a storefront you'll take all the help you can get. In terms of brick and mortar stores there's only a handful of opportunities for Amazon's new Kindle Fire HD tablet -- and today they're losing a big one.

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