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Vodafone Mobile WiFi R201 Review

Vodafone Mobile WiFi R201 Review

As more and more devices clamour for a network connection, mobile hotspots are increasingly shifting out of the briefcase and into the consumer mainstream.  Fresh to the market is the Vodafone Mobile WiFi R201, an OLED-toting way of sharing an HSPA connection with some DLNA goodness in the pipeline.  We've had the Vodafone R201 in our bag for a while now; check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.

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OLED iPads coming late 2010 tip insiders; everyone else stays sceptical

OLED iPads coming late 2010 tip insiders; everyone else stays sceptical

When even DigiTimes themselves are casting doubt onto their own rumor reports, you have to suspect something might not be right in the speculation chain.  According to the latest Taipei mutterings, Apple is looking at 5.6-inch and 7-inch OLED panels for second-gen iPads, together with working with OEMs on a tweaked version of the existing 9.7-inch LCD model.  As for a timescale, component manufacturers are apparently saying orders have been placed for Q4 2010.

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Microsoft Surface Goes Touchless Thanks to Cameras and Transparent OLED

Microsoft Surface Goes Touchless Thanks to Cameras and Transparent OLED

There has to be something said about the progression of technology. When Surface from Microsoft was first unveiled, we were all expecting Minority Report to be the next thing to happen. But, Surface still isn't everywhere, and now we're just looking for the next-best-thing. We may have it, and sure enough, Microsoft's Surface has something to do with it. Thanks to Microsoft's Applied Science Group, utilizing cameras and transparent OLED, we've now got something we want even more.

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Sony demo rollable printed OLED display [Video]

Sony demo rollable printed OLED display [Video]

Sony has been demonstrating a new, rollable OLED display this week, with the 4.1-inch panel running at 432 x 240 resolution and with over a 1,000:1 contrast ratio.  Thanks to a highly flexible back-plane and no solid IC chips, the display can play back video while being furled around a 4mm radius peg.

Video demo after the cut

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Sony Nextep Computer Packs OLED and Can be Worn on the Wrist in 2020

Sony Nextep Computer Packs OLED and Can be Worn on the Wrist in 2020

This thing is ridiculous. We're all for great concepts, and we're even more excited about seeing crazy things that we can wear on our body. Like a watch. Or a fanny pack for the chest. But when it looks this shiny, and packs enough features to make anyone drool, we have to say we're pretty skeptical. Or maybe we just don't want to be let down. Meet the future of computing for Sony: the Nextep Computer.

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50-inch DuPont OLED display printed in under two minutes

50-inch DuPont OLED display printed in under two minutes

DuPont have made good on their promise of super-fast printed OLED displays, announcing that they have created a 50-inch OLED panel in under two minutes.  The system - which began development back in May 2008 - uses a special Dainippon printer and DuPont's third-generation OLED inks, and promises not only larger panels than we've seen to date, but cheaper ones too.

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Samsung Wants a 42-Inch OLED TV Ready to go in 2011

Samsung Wants a 42-Inch OLED TV Ready to go in 2011

Apparently bigger is better. Though, we're a bit terrified of what a 42-inch OLED TV would cost, we're still ridiculously excited to see how beautiful an image that would produce in front of our eyes. According to some new reports coming out today, it looks like Samsung wants to find out, too, and so they're beginning some trial productions to bring it to life.

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The Daily Slash: May 6th 2010

The Daily Slash: May 6th 2010

Here we are, it's late Thursday night, and you're staring at your computer screen, catching up on the latest news in the tech industry. We're glad that you've made it to us tonight, and welcome to the latest edition of the Daily Slash. Tonight, in the Best of R3 Media, we've got Google Goggles getting a nice upgrade, a nifty trick to make your iPad work overseas, and supposedly AT&T has worked something out with Apple. In the Dredge 'Net, we've got a MacBook Air knock-off, the future of Austrian phonebooths, and OLET could be better than OLED.

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Allerta inPulse BlackBerry Watch Shows Up Again

Allerta inPulse BlackBerry Watch Shows Up Again

The inPulse Bluetooth BlackBerry watch has been a long time coming. First leaked, and then officially announced by Allerta in Waterloo, Ontario, this watch is definitely something that we've had our mind on since we heard about it running around CES this year. While it wasn't working just a few months ago, it looks like it's working just fine now.

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LG Display invests $225M to triple OLED making capacity

LG Display invests $225M to triple OLED making capacity

OLED screens have a lot to offer the electronics world and are mostly found in smartphones and other smaller devices today. There are a few TV makers using OLED screens. The reason OLEDs are interesting is that they use less power than a LCD and promise better colors, the downside is cost.

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Dell Lightning Introduces Windows Phone 7 in a Portrait Slider

Dell Lightning Introduces Windows Phone 7 in a Portrait Slider

Apparently, Dell has had some things cooking in the proverbial oven, because they've all spilled out tonight. While the majority of them feature a different mobile Operating System, the Lightning features the upcoming Windows Phone 7. And, from the looks of it, even if Windows Phone 7 isn't officially available, Dell isn't messing around.

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Apple rumored to be looking to OLED screen for next iPad

Apple rumored to be looking to OLED screen for next iPad

Here we go again, the iPad hasn’t even launched globally, and already speculation about the next version mounts. A new rumor floating around claims that Apple is looking to an OLED screen for the next generation iPad.

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