There’s been a bit of a change in the hearts and minds of several big players today, an uncertain day full of fear and doubt to be sure. That’s not to say that there weren’t any fantastical gadgets and technologies to be spoken about however, and we’ve got those for you too. One of the oddest of these was a press conference called by Facebook to discuss not a new gadget, not a new system of poking your friends, nay, twas as Open Compute Project they spoke of. Then it got REAL interesting.
Yesterday we spoke of what appeared to be terrible sales of both the Motorola XOOM and the ATRIX 4G – today AT&T and Verizon have called back to say that they completely “pleased” with the results. Don Reisinger would lead you in the other direction, on the other hand, with his column by the name of Why you should spend more on a TV and less on everything else. Quite the guide. See one unlikely player telling you that you don’t need a TV, you just need a really expensive toy: Toys “R” Us may stock iPad 2 next month. – Buy a big box of Lego and an iPad 2 to stack them on!
We’ve got your back but it’s best to watch your front: Pandora’s the one who sends user GPS, gender, birthday, and more to ad servers – they be pullin stunts. See Andy Rubin respond to the rumors that Android was going closed-source. The HTC EVO View 4G is now once again non-Honeycomb. SEE the T-Mobile G2X get a real release date and pricing.
Next, see what’s happening in the world of HTC with their oncoming HTC Pyramid, aka HTC Sensation – a complete fact and rumor roundup. See yourself a wild animal out there in the wild being wild with the BlackBerry Bold Touch 9900 SPOTTED! Learn a lot with Chris Davies in another installment of our expanding stack of teachings: SlashGear 101: What is AMD Fusion? Then have yourself a lovely bit of speculation with the possibility of Apple’s iOS 4.3.2 coming in under two weeks time.
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