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Nanosolar slims down solar panels with ultra-thin solar cells, grabs $70M

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Printing has come a long way from just depositing ink on a piece of paper. Solar company Nanosolar believes that solar panels don’t have to be heavy slabs. That’s why it developed a way to print solar cells as thin as a sheet of aluminum foil. Nanosolar announced today it...
Nanosolar slims down solar panels with ultra-thin solar cells, grabs $70M

Sony starts delivering Ice Cream Sandwich update to Xperia go, Xperia U and Xperia sola

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Well, it looks like Sony's in-house software developers have decided this is the perfect week to deliver delicious treats to a large portion of the company's mobile lineup. Not long after outing updates for the Tablet S and Xperia Ion (in the US), the electronics giant is now bringing...
Sony starts delivering Ice Cream Sandwich update to Xperia go, Xperia U and Xperia sola

Sprint starts rolling out Ice Cream Sandwich update to HTC EVO 3D

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It's official: we can finally add Sprint's three-dimensional EVO to that endeavoring list of slabs running Ice Cream Sandwich. According to multiple tipsters, and promptly confirmed by The Now Network's legitimate support page, Google's ICS assortment is now being delivered OTA -- a wee bit earlier than expected, no...
Sprint starts rolling out Ice Cream Sandwich update to HTC EVO 3D

EE introduces the UK's first 4G tablet: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE available starting today

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Adding to its catalogue of flagship 4G slabs, EE's launched its first tablet for its relatively young network. You can read up our thoughts on how the stylus-friendly tablet handled in our review, but the addition of some high-speed data should add another temptation -- if you're willing to...
EE introduces the UK's first 4G tablet: Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 LTE available starting today

Asus PadFone 2 is a modular phone and tablet combo

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Some people carry tablets, some people carry phones. Asus is betting there’s a market for folks that want to carry a tablet that’s actually powered by their phone, making it seamless to get at data, apps and web services on either device. The PadFone 2 is the newest device combo...
Asus PadFone 2 is a modular phone and tablet combo

Nokia Lumia 900 in white hands-on

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What can we say, white sets are somehow more pleasant to behold than the typical black slabs we see. Nokia's glossy Lumia 900 is no exception; in fact we're all in a heated debate about exactly which color we'd choose and which theme makes it look best. Device color...
Nokia Lumia 900 in white hands-on
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TDK introduces new wireless Boombox and two new weatherproof speakers

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TDK's Boombox rocked minds and windows alike with its modern take on a retro classic. Buoyed by its success, the casette-maker of old is back with new audio hardware at IFA. Three devices, again on the speaker front. First up is the Boombox Wireless, which is a similar, but...
TDK introduces new wireless Boombox and two new weatherproof speakers
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Nokia's new 110 and 112 dual-SIM phones are cheap and chatty

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Nokia may be serving up polycarbonate slabs of smartphone with one hand, but the other is still dishing out candy bars for the masses. The new 110 and 112 models, announced today, are perfect examples of this. Once again, these phones are dual sim, which should appeal to the...
Nokia's new 110 and 112 dual-SIM phones are cheap and chatty

Roku adds Slacker Radio to app locker, Watchlist now live on Amazon Instant Video

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Well, hello there Roku owners. Via its blog site, the creator of the tiny, but entertainment-packed boxes announced it's now giving you access to the renown Slacker Radio application, allowing you to listen in on over 200 music stations -- much like you already do on your iOS and...
Roku adds Slacker Radio to app locker, Watchlist now live on Amazon Instant Video

Phones 4U gives Sony Xperia Z March 1st release date in UK, will be coming to Vodafone

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Sony unveiled the Xperia Z just hours earlier over in Las Vegas, but UK retailer Phones 4U has already announced that Brits will see the phone at the start of March. Excited "omni-balance" fans can pre-register (that is, sign-up for email updates) on the phone-seller's site starting today. The...
Phones 4U gives Sony Xperia Z March 1st release date in UK, will be coming to Vodafone

Google Nexus tablet reportedly shows its pre-rendered face, packing Android 4.1 and a $199 price

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There's been a longstanding rumor that Google liked ASUS' Eee Pad MeMO ME370T well enough to bestow it with an official Nexus badge and take it underground until it was ready to show its Jelly Bean face. If we're to believe a render and a raft of claimed training...
Google Nexus tablet reportedly shows its pre-rendered face, packing Android 4.1 and a $199 price

Hong Kong court allegedly sides with Apple in iPad name dispute

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If you've been following the latest bub around the hub, you may remember Apple's recent scuff with Shenzhen-based Proview Technology -- the Chinese outfit that holds the local trademark on the name "iPad." Not only did Apple lose a trademark lawsuit for the iPad name, but some time later...
Hong Kong court allegedly sides with Apple in iPad name dispute

ASUS teases October 23rd Vivo Book and Vivo Tab event, likens it to world history (video)

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Most event teasers have at least some kind of grandiosity; we're not under illusions that they have to be modest. At the same time, ASUS may have crossed a humility barrier with a teaser for an October 23rd event launching its upcoming Vivo Tabs and (possibly Transformer Book-linked) Vivo...
ASUS teases October 23rd Vivo Book and Vivo Tab event, likens it to world history (video)
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Newest version of ultrasn0w unlocks iPhone 4, 3GS on iOS 5.1.1, RedSn0w 0.9.12b1 also released

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Are you one of those folks who depends heavily on an iPhone 4 / 3GS unlock, but made the unsafe trip toward iOS 5.1.1 territory? Worry no more, as the hard-working Dev-Team's come through yet again, delivering its newest version of ultrasn0w to help alleviate your carrier lockdown problems....
Newest version of ultrasn0w unlocks iPhone 4, 3GS on iOS 5.1.1, RedSn0w 0.9.12b1 also released

NTT DoCoMo's i beam tablet prototype is driven by your eyes (video)

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Another prototype from DoCoMo aimed at Nihon's commuters, the i beam concept tablet forgoes any touch at all, allowing the user (once they're at the specified 'sweet spot') to navigate around apps and screens using your eyes. Two sensors along the bottom edge of the tablet track both of...
NTT DoCoMo's i beam tablet prototype is driven by your eyes (video)
NEC says two phone screens are better than one with Medias W
Sprint To Launch The $199, Keyboard-Toting Motorola Photon Q On August 19

Sony Mobile has 'an ambition' to launch Firefox OS device in 2014

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Despite what your feelings may be about Firefox OS, various OEMs and carriers are clearly content with having more options to explore. The latest outfit appears to be Sony's Mobile entity, which, earlier today, announced it had reached multi-year deal with Telefónica which will "explore the development" of a...
Sony Mobile has 'an ambition' to launch Firefox OS device in 2014

Ergo Electronics outs trio of budget-friendly GoTab GTi slates in the UK

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It would appear that a handful of tablet manufacturers want to take a piece of Apple's marketshare pie by tempting consumers with low-priced slabs. And, well, such is the case with small UK company Ergo Electronics. The Euro outfit recently introduced a trifecta of relatively economical GoTab GTi tablets;...
Ergo Electronics outs trio of budget-friendly GoTab GTi slates in the UK

Plum Mobile lineup at CTIA 2012 hands-on

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Little-known Plum Mobile appeared at CTIA with the four dual SIM Android sets pictured above and the Might, a Galaxy Note twin we had a peek at a little earlier today. From the top left we have the Debut, which is a 7-in WVGA tablet -- that can be...
Plum Mobile lineup at CTIA 2012 hands-on

Kyocera Hydro Xtrm and Hydro Edge hands-on

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Kyocera kitted us out with toques, touch-sensitive gloves and giant black faux fur coats -- well, our Brad chose white -- and led us all into a bar made entirely of ice in to launch its new sets at CTIA 2013. Kyocera, playing off the tough-guy thing had the...
Kyocera Hydro Xtrm and Hydro Edge hands-on

ET deals: $999 gets you a Dell XPS 14 ultrabook and $200 gift card

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The market for premium PCs is one often devoid of special offers or discounts. How often do you see a Lamborghini dealership advertising an end-of-month sale during the evening news? The same usually applies to high-end laptops.When you do see a sale on a premium PC it is a rare...
ET deals: $999 gets you a Dell XPS 14 ultrabook and $200 gift card

MetroPCS reveals Samsung Galaxy S III as part of fall lineup

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Turns out the LG Motion 4G wasn't all that MetroPCS had up its sleeve for reveal today, as the prepaid carrier separately let its new fall lineup slip, and among those devices is none other than the Samsung Galaxy S III. Joining the superphone will be a smaller Sammy...
MetroPCS reveals Samsung Galaxy S III as part of fall lineup

Toshiba Excite 10 ICS tablet goes on sale, prices start at $450 for 16GB model

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It's been a little less than a month since Toshiba unveiled its trio of Ice Cream Sandwich slates, the Excite 7.7, 10 and 13, and starting today you'll be able to grab one of these for yourself. Unlike we'd previously heard, though, Toshiba's pricing the 16GB, 10.1-inch Excite at...
Toshiba Excite 10 ICS tablet goes on sale, prices start at $450 for 16GB model

Samsung ChatON for Android gets Olympic Buddy feature, also sports a new logo

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Ever since its August debut late last year, Samsung's ChatON application has been a moderate hit amongst folks using iOS, BlackBerry, Windows Phone and Android devices. Now, along with outing a slightly redesigned logo (pictured above), the Korean outfit's also updated its app in Google's sweet OS to version...
Samsung ChatON for Android gets Olympic Buddy feature, also sports a new logo

ASUS sends two MeMo Pad tablets with WiFi through the FCC

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It's tempting to think of ASUS' Eee Pad MeMo line as a distant memory, and not entirely without merit -- the ME370T was quickly subsumed into the Google family as the Nexus 7, while the ME171 has played second fiddle to the Transformer Pad line. There might be a...
ASUS sends two MeMo Pad tablets with WiFi through the FCC
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