The Daily Slash: January 18 2011

First hot news is coming in right before the bell – Samsung telling us all that they're definitely NOT Charging Carriers for Android Updates. Then while we're on a controversial tip, take a peek as Apple's Tim Cook dismisses ALL Android tablets as "Bizzare" and "Vapor." Beware of pirates in the Android Market as another thief is discovered: jasminstory. Next behold the mightiest of mightys... Apples First Quarter Results! Muhahaha! Then another massive business news bit: Comcast's Purchase of NBC Approved by FCC! Muhahaha! The dice are rolling! But don't let them roll too hard – Chris Davies presents a column by the name of Facebook, Privacy & a little Self-Control.All this and MORE on The Daily Slash!R3 Media NetworkEditor's ChoiceConsumer Reports Cautious on Verizon iPhone 4 – Good News for Android? [HEAT]Geek builds a better Nerf gun [KILLER]Missing Cricket Android Costume Recovered [THANK GOD]Swiss Army Knife Secure SSD and Apple Secure thumb drives revealed [ROUGH AND TOUGH]Notion Ink Adam Begins Shipment Tomorrow, Pre-Pones February Shipments to January [AS SEEN ABOVE]SlashPhoneAmazon Offered EVO 4G For Only $99Android Phone With Disney Theme Heading to JapanNokia to Stop Offering Free Music Download For Their New HandsetsCAZE Launch Zero 5 World's Thinnest Case For iPhone 4Android CommunityG-Slate may hit Europe in a model lacking 4GAcer set to bring Sandy Bridge tablets to market and phase out netbooksSprint $10 Premium Data smartphone fee coming Jan 30 offers new Android app for people to track conditionSamsung Vibrant 4G for T-Mobile Poses for Photo, Shows Off Android 2.3 [Update]T-Mobile G2 Now Free Online with 2 Year ContractATT Sends Out 4G Email Featuring Motorola Atrix 4G, HTC Inspire 4G, and Samsung Infuse 4GConsumer Reports Cautious on Verizon iPhone 4 – Good News for Android? [FIGHT]Google Looking to Hire a Tech Account Manager with NFC experienceSamsung Says They're NOT Charging Carriers for Froyo Android UpdateDual-Screen Android Tablet Sprint's "Big Announcement" for February 7th?Apple's Tim Cook Dismisses Android Tablets, Calls Them "Bizzare"CherryPad 2 7-inch Android Tablet to have Capacitive Touch, GSM, Under $400RealPlayer for Android UpdatedVerizon Employees Begin Training For the HTC ThunderBoltVerizon's New Every Two Upgrade Program Officially DeadTouchTap Uses Sound to Make Your Entire Phone A TouchScreenSamsung Galaxy Tab VCAM Winner AnnouncedSamsung S5830 Galaxy Ace Spotted?Verizon's LG Ally Android 2.2 Update AnnouncedMissing Cricket Android Costume RecoveredSamsung Vibrant 4G Launching on Feb 23?LG Promises 3D Screen On Mobile Devices SoonKongregate Arcade Brings 300 Free Games to AndroidSony Explains Xperia Arc Camera UI ImprovementsAnother Pirate in the Android Market: jasminstoryMotorola Droid Bionic 4G gets Hands-On TreatmentLG Pecan to be NFC Phone Launched at Mobile World Congress 2011The Angry Birds Team in Lego FormGiorgio Armani Samsung Galaxy S gets the Hands-On TreatmentNotion Ink Adam Begins Shipment Tomorrow, Pre-Pones February Shipments to JanuarySony Ericsson demo XPERIA Arc Exmor R photography prowess [Video]SlashGearLenovo establishes Mobile Internet & Digital Home team for tablets, phones & moreSamsung passes 2m Smart TV App Store downloadsNokia E7 Finnish pre-orders open ahead of Feb 2011 deliverySamsung reportedly buys Liquavista e-paper specialists [Updated]ASUS Sirocco netbook is Eee PC 1015PW?Sprint adds $10 Premium Data smartphone fee from Jan 30TiVo Premiere for iPad remote app now availableRoku adds first cable channel with WealthTV subscriptionBenQ unveils pair of sleek new LCDs with the EW2430 and EW2430VPentax offers new firmware for K-7 and K-x DSLRsGeek builds a better Nerf gunNokia N8 DIY Terminal Mode setup gets video demoAIS unveils new 7-inch HMI panel PC with Atom powerIntel IPAD detailed as chipmaker recalls iPad forerunner [Video]Silicon Power unveils new 32GB SDHC cardGreen House offers up 15.6-inch LCD powered by USB aloneReports of 3DS users feeling ill surface after 3DS showcase in JapanEpson unveils new D6150, D6155W, and D6250 projectorsiCar Black Box is perfect for the accident proneMoog OMG-1 custom synth is twin-iPad, twin-iPod touch and all awesomeActive Media Products Silver Bullet USB drive won't keep werewolves awayMicrosoft talks Windows Phone 7 homebrew with ChevronWP7 teamiASUS NT3 throat mic is aimed at drivers of convertible carsFacebook freeze address & phone sharing as privacy advocates screamNext Issue Media e-magazine launch imminent with Android tablet focusAcer Sandy Bridge Android tablets due 1H 201112-15m CDMA iPhone 4 shipments predicted for 2011 as China, India & more eye ApplePlastic Logic secures new funding; 2nd-gen factory due by 2014Netflix pull "Add to DVD Queue" option from streaming devicesMacBook Air 11-inch GelaSkin Review and Hands-On (with Bonus iPod Touch Review!) [REVIEW]Lenovo U260 IdeaPad Notebook [REVIEW]$100 Gets You a Mysterious Package Aboard Any Airplane (so Long as You're a TSA Agent)Apple COO Tim Cook Dismisses Android Tablets as Bizarre and VaporHP / Palm Send Out Event Invite Again, This Time with Engadget NotePortal 2 for PS3 to Come with Free Mac and PC VersionStar Wars Posters Perfected in Every Way by Artist Tyler StoutBlackbird Mercedes TRON Concept For Great Light JusticeApple Reports First Quarter ResultsNoteSlate Features ePaper Display, Coming Soon for $99Road Train Technology Undergoes First Real World Testing, Proves SuccessfulDaniel Eatock Teaches the World to Compensate with a Cheap BookshelfBanksy's True Identity Listed on eBay, Subsequently PulledLeica X1 BMW Special Edition Camera Unveiled, Costs $3,500Comcast's Purchase of NBC Approved by FCCFacebook Brings in $1.86 Billion Worldwide Advertising Revenue in 2010HP Topaz and Opal webOS Tablets Detailed, Renders Showcased3G BlackBerry PlayBook Coming Soon to AT&T, Source SaysMicrosoft OneNote Mobile Lands on iOSNovatel Wireless 4G MiFi Wins Best Accessory at CES 2011 and Best Mobile Device Strategy at WCAWhite iPhone 4 Appears in Best Buy Inventory DatabaseFacebook, Privacy & a little Self-Control [COLUMN]Microsoft Publishes Incoming Windows Phone 7 Update FeaturesNintendo Confirms 3DS will be Region-LockedSanwa Universal 3D Glasses Work on 3D TVs from Japan OnlyXPERIA Arc 8.1MP Exmor R camera gets video demoChase 2053 Concept Car Features Hydrogen EnginesSwiss Army Knife Secure SSD and Apple Secure thumb drives revealed

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