HP’s TouchPad gets closer to running Android and Ubuntu Linux

  In case you didn’t know, HP bought out Palm and its amazing operating system in hopes to penetrate the mobile market a bit deeper. It seemed like a good idea at the time, however that seemingly great idea has pretty much fallen apart. I remember seeing the webOS family picture shortly before the launch of ...

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BlackBerry Style 9670 Versus Torch 9800: Both $99 Right Now

The new BlackBerry Style 9760 features a clamshell design and is on sale from Sprint for only $99 with two-year contract and mail-in rebate. The Style comes with BlackBerry OS 6 and features both internal and external screens. Hold on a second though. AT&T has the Torch 9800 on sale for only $99 without any ...

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iPhone Table Guys Claim the Table.Connect Is Real

In case you haven’t heard, the ‘Table.Connect’ is a 52” multi-touch screen for the iPhone that was developed by three Austrians as a project but is making waves online. The device plugs into a jailbroken iPhone via an unknown connector cable and runs through a special app. The Table.Connect’s premise is similar to the one QNX is working on to connect BlackBerrys to touchscreens built into cars’ dashboards. It basically just transmits the iPhone’s screen to the larger one and sends back the touch input signals. Video after the jump.

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Read This Before You Buy an HTC Trophy 7: Screen Problems and Slowdown

  HTC’s Trophy 7 smartphone, powered by Windows Phone 7, has some problems to say the least. Think along the lines of poor performance compared to other WP7 smartphones with identical processors and touchscreens that vary in quality from unit to unit. Yeah, HTC looks like it screwed this one up. Performance Issues The Trophy 7 sports a ...

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iOS and Back to the Mac: FaceTime Finally Comes to PCs and More

Apple is not content just to let the success of its iOS mobile platform sit there; it’s bringing it back to the Mac. What does that exactly mean? Think FaceTime on your computer and Mac OS X Lion getting features from iOS. Oh, and the app store is coming to the computer. FaceTime While it not yet ...

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iPhone 4 Glass Breaks 82% More Often than 3GS? Not So Fast

You might have read or a friend might have told you that glass on Apple’s new iPhone 4 is 82 percent more likely than the older 3GS model’s to break. Given all of the iPhone 4 hate that ‘Antennagate’ generated during the new smartphone’s launch, those who are less than fond of the iPhone have ...

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Do You Buy BlackBerrys for Their Keyboards?

With all of the hype surrounding the BlackBerry Torch 9800 and its inclusion of both a physical keyboard and touchscreen, I have to wonder how many BlackBerry owners purchase them because they want a real keyboard. Research In Motion (RIM) touts its QWERTY keyboards as a key feature in its lineup of smartphones, and they ...

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Sneak Peak at BlackBerry OS 6’s Home Screen

The guys and girls up at Research In Motion sure do like to tease us. Information about BlackBerry OS 6’s redesigned home screen been posted on the company blog and it’s quite juicy. Readers may note that it looks eerily similar to a couple of other operating systems they might be familiar with, but thankfully, ...

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BlackBerry OS 6 Coming as Early as August

BlackBerry OS 6 has finally gotten an official release date and it is the 3rd quarter of the year. This news came as an announcement by Research In Motion (RIM) Co-CEO Mike Lazaridis. With the 3rd quarter as the release time, the highly anticipated update to RIM’s long in the tooth BlackBerry OS 5 could ...

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RIM’s BlackBerry Tablet: 1Ghz Processor?

Research In Motion Ltd. is looking to have its BlackBerry Tablet ready by the end of this year. According to CNET, Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) is looking to be putting a 1Ghz processor into the device and it will sport a 7” touchscreen. CNET went on to quote Ashok Kumar, an analyst with Rodam ...

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RIM’s BlackBerry Still in the Lead

From all the hype on the news, you would think that the only two smartphone platforms that matter anymore are from Apple and Google. Not so fast there. Research In Motion Ltd. (RIM) still holds the lead at 35% of the US market compared to Apple’s 28% and Google Android OS’s 9% (facts from Neilson ...

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