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Toshiba Satellite U505 Touchscreen Review – Part 2

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I covered the initial impressions in my last review so let’s get right to the 13.3″ touchscreen. It’s a non-glossy matte screen so glare is pretty much not an issue. Fingerprints? Not a problem, unless you’re touching the screen with your grubby little hands after a late night KFC 14-piece...

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Toshiba Satellite U505 First Impressions

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Good day, all you GR fans. We got our hands on the new Toshiba Satellite U505 Touchscreen (literally) and here’s a few of our thoughts. My first impression after opening the nicely packaged box was, “holy five stacks of iPads, Batman!”, this thing is pretty thick! Then I realized it had a...

Sony Ericsson Launches The Xperia X10, Their First Android Handset

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Sony Ericsson announced the Xperia X10, their first phone based on the Android OS and running on the powerful 1GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor. The phone looks to contain a slew of snazzy features and some hefty hardware. And that’s a good thing especially if you’re trying to compete with the...

Motorola Droid Gets Groped

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The folks over at BGR got their hands on the new Motorola Droid and, boy, does it looks killer, as in almost iPhone killer. Looks like Motorola is back on track with a full QWERTY slider phone that’s amazingly only slightly thicker than an iPhone 3GS. Ultra-slick design, solid construction,...

Samsung To Launch Blue Earth Solar Powered Phone In Sweden This Month

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Samsung announced the launch of their Blue Earth device, an eco-friendly smartphone powered by the sun. This fully touchscreen phone is expected to be available in Sweden by the end of this month, followed by France, Germany, Austria, Italy, Portugal, and other European/Asian countries. So one would expect a solar-powered...

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Tivo Blackberry App Now Available For Download

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RIM and Tivo announced the availability of the Tivo app for BlackBerry devices. Yeah, you probably perked up and exclaimed, “Wow!” but the app only allows you to view the program guide and schedule shows to be recorded. Sorry to be a downer but like most of you I was...

Motorol CLIQ Launch Date And Price For T-Mobile Officially Announced

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It’s official, T-Mobile announced pre-order details on their newest Motorola CLIQ. The CLIQ will be available for pre-order to existing customers on October 19 through November 1. The day after on November 2nd, it’ll be available online and through retail stores to the general public. The price? Expect it to...

Verizon Announces Nokia 7705 Twist Launch Date And Specs

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Verizon and Nokia announced the Nokia 7705 Twist, a completely square phone that twists to reveal a full QWERTY keypad. The specs are anything but square, featuring a 3.0 megapixel camera, V CAST Music with Rhapsody, voice commands, and a unique Contact Light Ring (customizable to flash on a particular...

Gadget Rumor: Microsoft Set To Launch Windows Mobile 7 In 2010

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According to rumors hitting the net, Windows Mobile 7 is scheduled to launch Q4 of 2010. Before that, Microsoft is expected to launch Windows Mobile 6.5 on October 1, 2009 and an updated 6.5 version with touch interface in February 2010. So why is Microsoft supporting dual platforms? To continue...