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]

SlashPhone

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]

HTC EVO Shift 4G [REVIEW]

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

SlashGear

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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