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Samsung’s 5.3-inch Galaxy Note with LTE: $299 on AT&T

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Another hot device from this month’s Consumer Electronics Show is about to hit the market: AT&T announced a Feb. 5 pre-order date for the Samsung Galaxy Note. The LTE device arrives in AT&T stores on Feb. 19 and will cost $299 with a 2-year service contract. Earlier today I noted...
Samsung’s 5.3-inch Galaxy Note with LTE: $299 on AT&T

ASUS delays Ice Cream Sandwich for Transformer, aims for 'Feb / March 2012' release

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Looks like that Google approval's taking a little longer than expected. ASUS just announced that the Android 4.0 update for its first Transformer tablet now likely to land between now and next month. We've just inched over the mid-February deadline last offered up by the company and this new,...
ASUS delays Ice Cream Sandwich for Transformer, aims for 'Feb / March 2012' release
How much would you pay for a stylus? Samsung's Galaxy Note 8.0 reviewed

Is your new iPad heating up?

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Apple's latest hot ticket seems to be a tad too hot to hold, some users are reporting. New iPad owners on the MacRumors forums and Apple's own support community complain that the slab's lower left corner can get a little warm during extended use. Don't get excited though, reports...
Is your new iPad heating up?
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Sony Xperia S heading to Canada on April 17th, exclusive to Sony Stores

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Still patiently waiting to find out when Sony's NXT child will hit Canadian shelves? According to the Japanese outfit, residents of the Great White North can finally expect the Xperia S to make a grand entrance on April 17th. The handset is set to be sold exclusively at Sony...
Sony Xperia S heading to Canada on April 17th, exclusive to Sony Stores

Aakash 2 to land in April, set budget tablet lovers back a measly $40

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The device that started as a $10 laptop, graduated to a $35 tablet and settled on a $60 reality is about to get its first successor: the Aakash 2. Like its predecessor, the new Aakash is twist on a DataWind Ubislate, namely the Ubislate 7+. According to TechSnapr, $40...
Aakash 2 to land in April, set budget tablet lovers back a measly $40

PSA: LG Optimus Elite available today on Virgin Mobile USA for $150

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If you were one of those who jumped on last week's pre-order, chances are you're eagerly waiting for this Virgin-branded Optimus Elite to show up at your doorstep today. For those who decided to wait it out, however, you'll be happy to know LG's Gingerbread slab is now up...
PSA: LG Optimus Elite available today on Virgin Mobile USA for $150

First BlackBerry 10 superphone pictures leak. Or, RIM’s homage to Android’s homage of iPhone

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New images have leaked showing what may be code-name London, or the first of the next-generation BlackBerry 10 superphones expected to ship from RIM at the end of 2012 and… they look like Android phones that look like iPhones. Kevin Michaluk from CrackBerry.com pitches them a phone-sized PlayBooks but...
First BlackBerry 10 superphone pictures leak. Or, RIM’s homage to Android’s homage of iPhone

Boost Mobile set to offer Smith Micro's Visual Voicemail features starting on May 31st

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Up until now, the Boost Mobile crowd's been missing out on those fancy visual voicemail creations, but that's about to change starting on May 31st. Earlier today, Smith Micro announced it's delivering its Visual Voicemail features to the prepaid-friendly carrier, with the upcoming Boost-branded HTC EVO Design 4G being...
Boost Mobile set to offer Smith Micro's Visual Voicemail features starting on May 31st

WSJ: Amazon is building an ad-supported tablet

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If you can't quite scrounge up the $200 it takes to buy a quality 7-inch slab these days, Amazon may have a solution for you: sell them your attention. According to the Wall Street Journal, the company plans to develop a ad-supported tablet that would display advertisements whenever the...
WSJ: Amazon is building an ad-supported tablet

Things That Make You Go Hmm: CES Gets Weird

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International CES 2013 is coming to an end (thank goodness), and it has been a blur of 4K TVs, phablets, mobile processors and more. As I write this, I’m struggling to think of one standout product from the show, but there are few that got my attention. Here are my...
Things That Make You Go Hmm: CES Gets Weird

Online Publisher’s Association survey paints a portrait of the US tablet user

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Though the tablet computer has not been with domestic users for long, if you take a look around any city train, you’re likely to see someone using one to read, or at a conference there will be speakers clutching their electronic notes on a slab of some sort. So as...
Online Publisher’s Association survey paints a portrait of the US tablet user

Zinio finally hits the PlayBook, becomes your Berry own magazine stand

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Zinio's had a comfortable spot sitting on the Android and iOS stores for months, but up until now, it'd been steering clear of a certain App World. Fast forward to today and the digital magazine service is staying true to its tweet, at last making its way to that...
Zinio finally hits the PlayBook, becomes your Berry own magazine stand

Toshiba Excite 13 review: a big-screened tablet with a price to match

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Well, this lede pretty much wrote itself. A 13-inch tablet, seriously? Toshiba is pushing the form factor limits with the Excite 13, and while its dimensions make it stand out in a sea of 7- and 10-inch devices, that isn't necessarily what tablet buyers are looking for. More Info...
Toshiba Excite 13 review: a big-screened tablet with a price to match

ASUS pushes Android 4.2 to Transformer Pad TF300, makes TF700 users wait

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Transformer Pad TF300 buyers may have had to compromise on screen resolution, but the little slab's software support is second to none -- ASUS just announced that its entry level Transformer Pad will be its first to taste Android 4.2.2. Customers in the United States can grab the Jelly...
ASUS pushes Android 4.2 to Transformer Pad TF300, makes TF700 users wait

Wii U: the essential guide

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Everything you need to know about Nintendo's new console including hardware, games, prices and moreFriday sees the first major home console launch since 2006 and the beginning of the next generation in games hardware. But since its announcement at E3 in 2011, confusion and uncertainty has surrounded Nintendo's intriguing Wii...
Wii U: the essential guide

Google Glass and wearable tech: This is a game-changer, not a fad

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It’s easy to identify something that’s going to take the world by storm. Just look for the product that’s quickest to be labelled a fad. To be discounted is a serious concern. But we can look directly at a few examples from the past decade that have redefined the world...
Google Glass and wearable tech: This is a game-changer, not a fad

Amazon plans for 'five or six' new tablets, will include 10-inch model, says Staples president

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While we expect Amazon to refresh its Kindle Fire tablet sooner rather than later, Demos Parneros, president of US retail for Staples, has told Reuters that the online book-seller has bigger plans, and aims to introduce 5 or six new devices. According to the exec, the tablets will come...
Amazon plans for 'five or six' new tablets, will include 10-inch model, says Staples president

Kouziro crafts wired-only, 21.5-inch Android 4.0 mega tablet, makes us think it's compensating for something

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We're wondering if Kouziro saw the ASUS Transformer AIO and developed a little Freudian envy. That would certainly help explain the company's FT103 tablet, which at 21.5 inches is one of the biggest devices running Android 4.0 without veering into full-size TV territory. If you're having sudden flashbacks to...
Kouziro crafts wired-only, 21.5-inch Android 4.0 mega tablet, makes us think it's compensating for something

HTC EVO 4G review

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As a mobile platform, the EVO 4G's Android foundation is still an infant -- well, okay, perhaps it's a tweener -- but in its two-odd years in the public spotlight, the list of truly revolutionary devices to use it has been a significant one: the G1 for being the...
HTC EVO 4G review

Toshiba pushes AT270 Tegra 3 tablet through the FCC, gets Excited

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If a pair of hands-on treatments and an official press release somehow aren't enough to convince you that Toshiba's 7.7-inch slate is ramping up to a public debut, take it from the government: the Excite 7.7 just hit the FCC. This thin (0.3-inch) Tegra 3 tablet sauntered through CES...
Toshiba pushes AT270 Tegra 3 tablet through the FCC, gets Excited

Sprint flips the switch on LTE in Kansas City, your Galaxy S III just got a whole lot better

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A few weeks back, Sprint had said its fresh Long Term Evolution waves would be hitting a total of five markets by July 15th, but it looks like one lucky city is seeing the changes kick in a wee bit earlier than expected. According to S4GRU, the site's been...
Sprint flips the switch on LTE in Kansas City, your Galaxy S III just got a whole lot better

Exynos-powered Kite tablet flies Android 4.0 and Ubuntu 12.04 for €309

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Italian electronics firm DaVinci Mobile Technology is now accepting pre-orders for its Kite Full-HD tablet. This European slab features a 10.1-inch 1,920 x 1,200 IPS display, a Samsung Exynos 4412 quad-core processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of internal storage, a front-facing VGA camera and a rear-facing 2-megapixel shooter. In...
Exynos-powered Kite tablet flies Android 4.0 and Ubuntu 12.04 for €309

Archos 116 Platinum tablet joins CES lineup with 11.6-inch IPS screen for $349

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How do you build a powerful, attractive 11.6-inch tablet that retails for $349? Well, you cut some corners when it comes to build quality, as we discovered when handling Archos' 8 and 9.7-inch Platinum models last month at CES. The company's latest slab features an identical quad-core 1.2GHz processor,...
Archos 116 Platinum tablet joins CES lineup with 11.6-inch IPS screen for $349

This typographic dating game teaches designers how to pair typefaces

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While a dating game sounds rather out of the ordinary to the world of typography, designer Aura Seltzer’s Type Connection turns the complicated process of matching typefaces into a very entertaining learning opportunity. First, you start by choosing a typeface to pair. Like a conventional dating website, Type Connection presents you with...
This typographic dating game teaches designers how to pair typefaces

Samsung Galaxy Note II gets pretty in pink, makes Hello Kitty proud

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To say that we've covered many, many rosey devices around here still wouldn't do the statement justice, so don't mind our slight excitement after seeing the Galaxy Note II show up wearing a very pink outfit on Samsung's Taiwanese site. Clearly, the phone tablet slab looks to follow in...
Samsung Galaxy Note II gets pretty in pink, makes Hello Kitty proud

HTC One S 'special edition' comes draped in white, boasts 64GB of storage

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HTC previously showed off a special edition One X geared toward fashionistas in New York City, and now it's time for a slightly lesser-specced member of the numero uno family to get a somewhat similar treatment -- we're talking about the One S. And while the most noticeable characteristic...
HTC One S 'special edition' comes draped in white, boasts 64GB of storage

Quickflix adds Android with Samsung

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A Galaxy of mobile TV Samsung Galaxy slab-fondlers will soon get access to movies and TV shows, with IPTV aspirant Quickflix inking a deal with Samsung Australia.…...
Quickflix adds Android with Samsung

iFixit tears down Microsoft's Surface Pro, rates it 1 out of 10 for repairability

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You know the drill (or is that screwdriver?) by now. New gadget lands at the iFixit labs, and the good folk there give it a teardown. Microsoft's Surface Pro is this week's lucky slab of silicon to hit the bench. The good news is that a removable battery and...
iFixit tears down Microsoft's Surface Pro, rates it 1 out of 10 for repairability
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