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iPhone 4 unboxing

iPhone 4 unboxing

It's not our first iPhone 4 experience, but there's still something special about holding your very own handset.  There's more than one iPhone 4 spread among the SlashGear team right now, and we wanted to share the unboxing experience and some first-impressions ahead of our full review.  Apple still have the knack for slick packaging - which also manages to be minimally wasteful - so join us after the cut for the full hands-on.

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HTC Wildfire gets video unboxing

HTC Wildfire gets video unboxing

The Samsung Galaxy S isn't the only Android 2.1 smartphone to arrive here today; we've just taken delivery of the HTC Wildfire, the company's new entry-level smartphone and quite the mini-Desire and promptly shot an unboxing video and shared some hands-on first impressions over at Android Community.  Packing a compact 3.2-inch QVGA capacitive touchscreen, 3G/UMTS, HTC Sense and a 5-megapixel autofocus camera with LED flash, the Wildfire walks the tightrope between budget and functionality, and it seems to do a whole lot better than the Tattoo it replaces.

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Samsung Galaxy S gets video unboxing

Samsung Galaxy S gets video unboxing

Back when we reviewed the Samsung Wave, while we loved its Super AMOLED display and swift 1GHz Hummingbird processor, we also felt the Samsung Galaxy S with Android 2.1 would be a better bet for most consumers than the new bada OS.  Happily that's something we can test out now, since there's a Samsung Galaxy S fresh to the test bench at Android Community today.

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HTC Aria for AT&T gets unboxed: non-Market Android apps blocked

HTC Aria for AT&T gets unboxed: non-Market Android apps blocked

AT&T's latest Android smartphone, the HTC Aria, has dropped in over at Android Community, and they've been sharing some first impressions and a hands-on photo gallery.  A compact 3.2-inch HVGA smartphone running Android 2.1 with HTC's Sense UI, the Aria has the same distinctive style of the HTC HD mini and apparently runs fairly decently on its 600MHz processor.

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O2 Dell Streak unboxing

O2 Dell Streak unboxing

Dell have just sent over their Streak Android MID, fresh to the O2 network today, and we've been getting to grips with it the 5-inch Snapdragon-based slate.  The company are insistent that this is a tablet, not a smartphone, but of course it really sits somewhere in-between.  Either way, it's fast, slick, and - as you quickly figure in the first few minutes of picking it up - great for web browsing.

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HTC EVO 4G first-impressions [unboxing video]

HTC EVO 4G first-impressions [unboxing video]

The HTC EVO 4G has landed, and considering it's one of the most eagerly anticipated Android smartphones of the year, it has a lot to live up to.  Packing a 4.3-inch WVGA capacitive touchscreen, like its HTC HD2 cousin, together with Android 2.1 with HTC Sense, an 8-megapixel camera with dual LED flash, both 3G EVDO Rev.A and WiMAX, and 720p HD video recording with an HDMI port, even the spec sheet is enough to prompt uncontrollable drooling.  First-impressions count with a smartphone like this, so check out our unboxing and hands-on feedback after the cut.

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HP Compaq Airlife 100 gets video unboxing & walkthrough

HP Compaq Airlife 100 gets video unboxing & walkthrough

Got twenty minutes to kill and a hankering for HP's Compaq Airlife 100 smartbook?  Then Carrypad have the video for you; they've got an early Airlife 100 unit from HP Spain, ahead of its release on Movistar, and have unboxed it and run through some of its features.

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2.4GHz Apple MacBook leaks, gets video unboxing

2.4GHz Apple MacBook leaks, gets video unboxing

Details of a new plastic Apple MacBook have leaked, with an updated processor and boosted graphics.  The new MacBook - which is identified as MacBook7,1 - packs a 2.4GHz Intel Core 2 Duo processor, 2GB of DDR3 memory and NVIDIA GeForce 320M 256MB graphics, up from the previous iteration's 2.26GHz CPU and GeForce 9400M GPU.

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Verizon LG Ally gets unboxed, played with

Verizon LG Ally gets unboxed, played with

Verizon made the LG Ally official earlier this week, and now the QWERTY-equipped Android 2.1 smartphone is officially on the premises over at our sibling site Android Community.  Awaiting you are more unboxing photos than you could shake a stick at, together with some first impressions.

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HTC Smart first-impressions

HTC Smart first-impressions

The HTC Smart has just dropped onto the SlashGear desk, and while this budget BREW handset may not have the same wow-factor as one of the company's more recent Android smartphones like the Desire or Legend, it's interesting simply for representing a push from the company into the mainstream.  Qualcomm's BREW OS keeps things ticking, but on top of that is the HTC Sense UI complete with Friend Stream social network integration.  Check out our first-impressions after the cut.

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iPad WiFi+3G unboxing

iPad WiFi+3G unboxing

Early adopters and the terminally impatient bought Apple's iPad WiFi when it debuted on April 3rd; was the sensible plan to wait until the iPad WiFi + 3G, which went on sale yesterday?  It's too early to answer that question, but we have a 3G-enabled iPad in hand and an unboxing to share.  More after the cut!

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iPad Camera Kit finally in buyers’ hands

iPad Camera Kit finally in buyers’ hands

The first iPad Camera Connection Kit we've seen in the wild has apparently turned up for a quick unboxing demo, courtesy of iPad owner Jerrod H.  His photos show the two dongles themselves - one USB, the other with an SD card slot - together with an image of the import process and another of the iPad offering to wipe the transferred images from the memory card.

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