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BlackBerry PlayBook won’t be short of apps at launch

03/24/2011, The BlackBerry PlayBook will be RIM’s first device that runs on a totally new operating system, QNX. One of the problems with having a new operating system is the fact that there usually isn’t an ecosystem of apps developed for the tablet when...

Color: the new social network that works by proximity

03/24/2011, If you’re thinking to yourself: do we need another social network? Probably not. Do we need another photo-sharing service? Not really. Do you need a photo-sharing, social network? Well, the folks at Color seem to think so. Introducing Color: a free,...

Motorola to create its own OS?

03/24/2011, Motorola has recently been on a hiring spree, adding experienced web engineers from Adobe and Apple to their payroll, reigniting old speculations of the company working on their own operating system. The rumors started last year when Motorola acquired...

Acer ICONIA tablets prices and availability dates revealed

03/23/2011, It looks like Acer’s ICONIA tablets that were revealed awhile ago finally get some price tags and arrival dates. The ICONIA TAB W500, a 10″ (1280 x 800) display toting tablet powered by an AMD Fusion C-50 dual-core processor, with an AMD...

New version of Samsung Kies signals arrival of Gingerbread?

03/23/2011, It was previously mentioned that the Samsung Romania Facebook page promised that Gingerbread will arrive on Galaxy S phones by the end of March. While that hasn’t happened yet, it has been reported that an update of Kies was being rolled out. Kies...

Nuance FlexT9 is one flexible keyboard

03/23/2011, The great thing about Android is its ability to pretty much customize every single aspect of the device and the operating system. From simple changes like the look of the device, to more complicated procedures like overclocking the processor and...

Nintendo 3DS AR cards available on the Android Market

03/23/2011, One of the fun things you can do with the 3DS is to take incredible pictures with the AR cards that ship with the device. But like all collectibles, there always is a chance for you to damage or lose them. Some folks have decided to take photographs or...

HTC EVO 3D officially announced

03/22/2011, After all the speculations, rumors and leaks about the EVO 4G’s successor, it is now official. The EVO 3D was announced by Sprint today, confirming all the previous rumors and leaks about the device. Pretty much everything we’ve heard before...

Sony Ericsson’s Xperia Play to Drop on Verizon in Mid-April

03/22/2011, Sony Ericsson’s PlayStation Phone a.k.a. the Xperia Play is inbound – next month. A sony Ericsson product manager said the highly anticipated gaming smartphone would arrive on the Verizon network in “mid-April.” It’s not a...

Squeezebox Controller app for Android from Logitech

03/22/2011, Logitech did put their recently hired Android engineers to good use, having churned out a new Squeezebox Controller application for the Android platform. Basically, this app will play nice with an Android-powered tablet or smartphone, and being an...

HTC Thunderbolt Review

03/21/2011, HTC Thunderbolt Review - This complete review of the HTC Thunderbolt shows the strengths and weaknesses of the first 4G LTE smartphone in the USA.

Microsoft sues Barnes & Noble for patent infringement

03/21/2011, Microsoft has just been reported to be going after Barnes & Noble for using Android on their Nook tablet. Android, which has been alleged to infringe upon certain Microsoft-owned patents is the operating system used in the tablet and it looks like...

HTC EVO 3D and EVO View 4G specs leaked

03/18/2011, Two of HTC’s upcoming devices for Sprint have had their specs leaked, according to some reports online. Whether or not the specs are the real deal is yet to be confirmed, but from what was revealed so far, the EVO 3D will be the rumored HTC Shooter...