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+

Apple compares the iPad mini to Google’s Nexus 7

Apple compares the iPad mini to Google’s Nexus 7

Today Apple has finally announced the all new iPad mini. While they are still talking on stage about their new mini model, they're also taking the moment to take a few shots at Google's extremely popular Nexus 7. As we already knew, the iPad mini is thinner, lighter, and comes with a 7.9-inch display. Below are a few talking points Apple's making vs the Nexus 7.

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Apple confirms Fusion Drive in iMac models

Apple confirms Fusion Drive in iMac models

Apple has just announced an awesomely impressive and super thin iMac lineup. One of the more important specs here is regarding the Fusion Drive under the hood. For those that need more storage, but want the speed and performance of a solid state drive without the cost. That is where the Fusion Drive comes in. More details below.

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Apple announces all new 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

Apple announces all new 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro

We had a feeling this was coming, but this afternoon Apple has just confirmed the all new 13-inch MacBook Pro complete with a 2650 x 1600 Retina Display. The 13-inch Pro is Apple's most popular MacBook Pro to date, and today it's getting completely improved. It's thinner, lighter, faster, and of course has that Retina Display.

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Apple announces iPhone 5 as fastest selling phone in history

Apple announces iPhone 5 as fastest selling phone in history

Apple's event has just kicked off this morning where we're expecting tons of exciting news. From the iPad mini, an improved iMac mini, and tons more. While they've just got started and we're patiently awaiting the good news, they are taking time to share some notes on the iPhone 5. Stating it was the fastest selling phone in history.

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Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Review

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite Review

Amazon's Kindle Fire has been the star of the show as late, but we can't forget they have a huge hand in the eReader world. Amazon isn't ready to leave their bread and butter behind and with that we have the all new Amazon Kindle Paperwhite, the first Kindle with a front lit or built-in light for perfect reading anywhere. No longer will night readers have to keep a nearby lamp on and disturb others, or clip on a retro-style light. Does the new Paperwhite deliver on its promise for perfect reading anywhere? Read on to find out.

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Kindle Fire HD faces stiff competition from Nexus 7 according to reports

Kindle Fire HD faces stiff competition from Nexus 7 according to reports

Amazon's new Kindle Fire HD tablet has only been available commercially for the better part of a week, and new reports are already coming out showing just how stiff their competition will be against Google's Nexus 7. The popular ad tracking and analysis firm Chitika just released some new data showing the Fire's already taking 11% of all Kindle Fire web share, but that the Nexus 7 is much higher.

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Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour trailer revealed for iPhone, iPad and Android

Modern Combat 4: Zero Hour trailer revealed for iPhone, iPad and Android

Gameloft is certainly no stranger to the high-end mobile gaming scene. They've been releasing some of the top games for Android and iOS for a long time and today they've just issued a teaser for what could be their best game yet. The popular Modern Combat series is getting its 4th iteration, and the graphics look so good we're amazed this is for a mobile device. Lets take a peek!

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FXI Cotton Candy PC and Android-on-a-stick now shipping

FXI Cotton Candy PC and Android-on-a-stick now shipping

We've heard about the FXI Cotton Candy a lot over the past year, but it still hasn't made it into the hands of users and developers. First detailed last year, we then received some hands-on back in February with the Android powered USB stick. Today however, we've learned this PC and Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich on a thumb drive is shipping now for just $199.

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Apple A6 teardown reveals dual-core CPU, tri-core GPU power

Apple A6 teardown reveals dual-core CPU, tri-core GPU power

A teardown of Apple's A6 mobile processor powering the new iPhone 5 has revealed some details this afternoon. Like many of their previous processors there's been a lot of mystery around just what exactly is powering the new device, but thanks to iFixit we now have an in depth teardown of the A6 processor itself.

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Apple SVP: iPhone 5 scratches are “normal” for aluminum products

Apple SVP: iPhone 5 scratches are “normal” for aluminum products

Apple's new iPhone 5 went through quite the transformation regarding the rear of the device. Gone is that glass panel that seemed to be breaking and shattering for many users, and this time around they've replaced it with an extremely durable aluminum panel. While drop and durability tests have seen impressive results, that aluminum is getting scratched extremely easily -- with some coming scuffed out of the box.

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BlackBerry 10 to have native Facebook, Twitter, and more at launch

BlackBerry 10 to have native Facebook, Twitter, and more at launch

Today at the BlackBerry Jam event RIM has been announcing things left and right. And for all those social network fans out there we have good news. RIM announced that all four major social networks will be on board at launch, and Facebook will even have their own native app for BB10. It didn't look much different than Android or iOS, but at least it's native.

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RIM: BlackBerry 10 carrier testing begins next month

RIM: BlackBerry 10 carrier testing begins next month

We've been waiting for RIM to make a complete comeback, and today at BlackBerry Jam they've been showing off what's been brewing in RIM's world. BlackBerry 10 has leaked a plenty but today right on stage they showed off all sorts of exciting new things. BlackBerry Hub, their new Peek notification system (which rocks) and now they've announced carrier testing is on track for October.

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