The Daily Slash: January 12, 2011

Chris Burns - Jan 12, 2011
The Daily Slash: January 12, 2011

Today was a bit of a this-and-that day with news stories coming in from all manner of sources on oh… leaks and bust-ups and business mergers and the like. Want a random example? Here’s a Just Mobile AluPen Hands-On – that’s a brand new stylus for mobile phones. Weird! Next check it out as Samsung supposedly stops an Android update from moving to a popular phone in order to promote another phone: Why Leo, Why?! Take a long glance at a review of the HTC EVO Shift 4G by my main homie Dylan Bailey. Discover a whole new worldwide communication as Google Translate for Android Introduces Conversation Mode. Be amazed at the magic of an “Industry First” promise on our fabulous Sprint Event Invite – featuring David Blaine! Discover the newness of iOS 4.3 Beta. Grab some insight from Ben Bajarin in The Impact of the Verizon iPhone on Android’s Growth. Finally, have yourselves a bit of a ASUS Eee Pad Slider & Transform hands-on with Chris Davies. You’re gonna love it! All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!

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Editor’s Choice
Android 2.4 Ice Cream SANDWICH is Next [SCRUMPTIOUS]
Samsung Vibrant 4G to Come Boxed with Inception Movie [BWAAAAM]
Rotor Concept R/C ‘copter borrows cool Japanese styling [Video] [WOO NEATO]
iPhone Personal Hotspot coming to all in iOS 4.3 [FINALLY]
Just Mobile AluPen Hands-On [STYLUS]

Rumor: Samsung Galaxy S2 Ready for MWC 2011 with 4.3-inch Super AMOLED
Windows Phone 7: Faster Apps and Games Video Demonstration
Just Mobile AluPen Hands-On
PlayStation Gets Broken Apart By TGBus
Verizon Extend Their 3G Coverage Sites in NY
Sprint to Announce Up-coming Product on February 7th
T-Mobile UK Backtrack on Data Usage; Won’t Effect Existing Customers
Just Mobile AluPen Hands-On

Android Community
Sophos says Android will be targeted by Facebook-based attacks
NVIDIA Tegra Zone coming to Android Market
Motorola Alpha and Mystery
Samsung Vibrant 4G to Come Boxed with Inception Movie
Samsung Vibrant 4G Leaked Via T-Mobile Spec Sheet
Android 2.4 Ice Cream SANDWICH is Next
Notion Ink Honeycomb Delay Explained Along Android 18 Month Lines
ClockworkMod Recovery ROM Manager for NOOKcolor Now Available
Android Facebook Phone in the Works
T-Mobile Basically Giving Smartphones Away at Mobile World Congress 2011
Sony Ericsson PlayStation Phone gets pre-launch teardown
JOYSTICK-IT Tablet Arcade Stick for Elite Arcade Madness
Samsung Forte 4G LTE Android Handset for MetroPCS Leaked
Qualcomm dual-core Snapdragon Chips Coming This Year
Samsung Holds Up 2.2 From Vibrant to Increase 4G Plus Sales?
Galaxy Tab Included in US Cellular Android Valentines Day 2 for 1 Deals
Installing a NAND Android ROM on a T-Mobile HD2
Sony Ericsson Admits to a Bad Year, Promises an Awesome 2011
ThunderBolt ROM Ported to EVO
C and C++ Written Apps May Now Be Easily Ported to Android
Notion Ink Adam Q and A Session [MicroSDHC, video, ext hard drive, Sniffer]
Google Translate for Android Introduces Conversation Mode
Google Translate for Android Updated, Experimental Feature Added
Android 2.2 Coming to the Virgin Mobile Samsung Intercept This Spring
VEVO Now On the Android Market
Sprint Slashes Galaxy Tab Price, Possibly in Prep for New Version
Motorola Atrix 4G Commercial [Video] Released
Sprint Event Promises Industry First [4G iPhone?] with David Blaine(?!)
HTC ThunderBolt RUU Verzion 1.05.605.0 Leaks with PG05IMG In Tow

JOYSTICK-IT iPad Arcade Stick for Superior Pac-Man Playing
Antimatter thunderstorms surprise NASA
PlayStation Phone gets teardown treatment
Rotor Concept R/C ‘copter borrows cool Japanese styling [Video]
iPhone Personal Hotspot coming to all in iOS 4.3
ASUS Eee Pad Slider & Transform hands-on [Video] [FEATURED]
Geek cools computer with cold winter air
Sticker makes your iPhone look like old school Polaroid camera
V.I.O. POV.HD sports camcorder up for pre-order
Yantouch Black Diamond reminds me of Epcot Center
OnBoard Research Intellitouch Capo tuner for guitars unveiled
Bravo 4100-series disc printer is crazy fast
3DMark 11 overclocking competition finds best value DX11 video card
US+U Swivel Pro iPad case rotates and benefits charity
Vulkano Blast debuts packing WebTV and mobile DVR
Vulkano unveils Flow for streaming TV to smartphones and more
Freecom debuts thinnest mobile hard drive in the world just for Macs
Sony taking legal action over Geohot PS3 hack
Sony 3D Bloggie Touch up for $250 pre-order
Samsung Vibrant 4G headed to T-Mobile with HSPA+ 21+Mbps
Microsoft seek App Store trademark block over generic term claims
Acer Aspire One 522 up for pre-order at $330
ASUS P8P67 WS Revolution quad-GPU motherboard outed
Kinect hack motion-controls Flash UIs [Video]
ASUS Eee Slate EP121 hands-on
World IPv6 Day will see Google go all-IPv6 on June 8 2011
Verizon fire up 16 new New York 3G sites ahead of iPhone 4 release
eBook Technologies Acquired by Google
Verizon Axes New Every Two Upgrades Beginning January 16th
Google Translate Updated to Support Conversation Mode
iOS 4.3 Beta Released
Sony Sues Geohot and fail0verflow Team for PlayStation 3 Jailbreak
Ion Audio Book Saver Book Scanner Scans 200-Page Books in 15 Minutes
Sony Closing Down CD Manufacturing Plant in New Jersey After 50 Years
Silent Hill: Downpour Details Emerge
John Carmack Believes NVIDIA Can Make a Good ARM Core
Sprint Announcement Coming February 7th, Promises Another Industry First
Karotz Rabbit Robot Will Tell You the Weather After it Wakes You Up [Video]
The Impact of the Verizon iPhone on Android’s Growth [ON TIME ANALYSIS]
Nintendo 3DS Listed for March 18th Release Date in the UK
T-Mobile UK backtrack on data slash: Only new customers affected
PrimeSense score new funding; Motion-sensing STBs, TVs & HTPCs incoming
Sony PSP2 to make January 27 Tokyo debut?

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