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Last quarter, Microsoft sold more than 2 million units of its Windows Phone 7 software to various handset makers. Although the sales numbers represents a strong start for the new mobile operating system, Microsoft still has a long way to go if it hopes to catch up to Apple's iPhone or Google's Android operating system. Some analysts have said... Read more...
MetroPCS expanded its 4G LTE service into the Atlanta, Jacksonville, Miami and Orlando metropolitan areas. In these areas, customers with the Samsung Craft 4G LTE smartphone will enjoy even faster speeds with their no annual contract plans. MetroPCS offers unlimited talk, text and 4G LTE web browsing on plans that range from $40 to $60 a month,... Read more...
Compact cameras just aren't the same as they used to be. And that's a good thing! They're becoming more and more advanced, and while rugged cameras used to be tremendously bulky, that's no longer the case. A slew of hardcore cameras have been announced recently, some of them packing GPS as well. Panasonic has a new... Read more...
It's said that the squeaky wheel is the one that gets the oil, and there's been a lot of squeaky wheels complaining about borked hinges on Dell's Alienware M11x notebook line. In one forum thread, there's over 150 users who reported problems with their M11x, most of which cried foul over cracked and noisy hinges. The message was heard loud... Read more...
What kind of topsy-turvy world would it be if Research In Motion (RIM) allowed BlackBerry devices to run Android applications? The awesome kind, that's what. More than just a pipe dream, Boy Genius Report insists such a future is possible, or so "multiple trusted sources" keep chirping in their ear. We already know RIM wants to get a Java... Read more...
NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 560 Ti is the talk of the PC town this week, and iBuyPower can't let it end without announcing that the card will now be available in each and every new system that they sell. The Paladin XLC (Extreme Liquid Cooling), LAN Warrior II and Level 10 systems are all available starting today with NVIDIA's newest GPU, and considering... Read more...
It's still not cheap to get 3G data while traveling overseas, but at least AT&T is giving their customers a couple of new options when heading abroad. It's hard to recommend such options when they're so pricey, but if you know you'll be away from a Wi-Fi hotspot and you aren't interested in renting a MiFi or SIM... Read more...
Another long day, another large hard drive. It feels like the storage industry is growing its product line at a crazy pace these days, with new hard drives surfacing just about every other day. Not that we're complaining; in fact, we probably need to toss another HDD into our NAS, while we're thinking about it... Read more...
Verizon and Apple pre-orders for the iPhone 4 on that CDMA network won't go live until Thursday, Feb. 3, but a slip-up at Apple's site on Wednesday showed off some details on plans, etc. Some of this information has been confirmed by Verizon, but nothing this detailed has shown up yet. The ordering pages were taken... Read more...
Video: NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB Review @ Hardware Canucks MSI N560GTX, Palit GTX560 & Zotac GTX 560 Reviewed @ t-break GIGABYTE GeForce GTX 560 Ti 1GB SOC Video Card @ Tweaktown Nvidia GeForce GTX 560 Ti Review @ TechSpot Nvidia GTX 560 Ti @ LanOC Reviews ASUS GeForce GTX 560 Direct Cu II 1 GB @ techPowerUp NVIDIA GeForce GTX 560... Read more...
Ever heard of a femtocell? Sprint's AIRAVE, AT&T's 3G MicroCell and Verizon's Wireless Extender all fall into that category, and they all serve one main purpose: to extend cellphone signal range into your home. They're basically made for those who have terrible in-home cell service. You just plug the box into your... Read more...
Photos of AMD's upcoming Radeon 6990 dual-GPU have surfaced on the Japanese website 4Gamer.net and the card's sheer bulk is an impressive sight. Instead of using a fan mounted at the back of the GPU that pushes air across and out the front, the 6990's fan sits dead center where it can simultaneously cool both GPUs. We're curious about how... Read more...
Jawbone unveiled the Jawbone ERA headset, a Bluetooth headset that features a built-in accelerometer, HD Audio, and a connected app platform. In addition to a 25% larger wideband speaker for HD Audio, the Jawbone ERA comes with the latest version of military-grade NoiseAssassin 3.0 technology for noise cancellation. Thanks to the Jawbone ERA's... Read more...
Earlier today, we learned Verizon Wireless will offer the same $30 unlimited 3G data plan for the iPhone 4 as it currently offers for other smartphones available from the carrier. Now, additional details have surfaced surrounding the retailers who will offer the iPhone 4. More specifically, Walmart has confirmed it will offer the device in... Read more...
When MSI unveiled the new GT680R gaming laptop at CES this year, the company touted it as one of the "fastest, most powerful gaming notebooks in the world." As one of the first laptops to take advantage of Intel's Sandy Bridge processor, this laptop definitely packs plenty of power. Under the hood, you'll find NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460M graphics... Read more...
Microsoft's Office for Mac portal has been a little wonky for us today, which might be the result of increased traffic and downloads. Why, you ask? The Redmond outfit is now offering a free trial of its Office for Mac 2011 software. The trial lets Mac users test out full versions of the software, albeit for 30 days (Windows users can play... Read more...
It was expected, and now it is official: Verizon will offer the same $30 unlimited 3G data plan it currently offers on other smartphones for the upcoming iPhone 4. At the same time, mobile hotspot costs were detailed as well. Here is what Verizon CEO Lowell MacAdam said to the Wall Street Journal on Tuesday: “I’m not going to shoot... Read more...
In this episode of Two and A Half Geeks, Iyaz, Dave and Marco talk about rooting tablets with custom Android ROMs for a better experience, NVIDIA's new GeForce GTX 560 Ti and AMD's new Radeon HD 6950 1GB graphics cards, along with a view of a new light Linux desktop called Jolicloud, wrapping up with good ol'... Read more...
Ready. Set. GO! If you've been patiently waiting to port your existing phone number over to Google Voice and flip the bird at your cellular company, start flexing your middle finger because your time has come. Following a limited preview of the service (Google initially only tagged a certain number of accounts that were allowed to port their... Read more...
2011 may be heralded as the Year of the Tablet, but we're thinking it will really shake out to be the year that mobility finally hit it big. Smartphones as a whole are becoming insanely popular, and more people are gravitating towards Android and iOS to handle the on-the-go computing needs. Larger-screen devices like... Read more...
Fractal Design is a relatively new name in the expansive PC case business, and while it's definitely tough to cut through in this saturated market, this particular company seems to be doing a great job of doing just that. Their designs are refreshing, unique and intelligent, and much like the Define case that was introduced at the start of... Read more...
Way back at Computex last year, Microsoft let the world know that they were serious when it came to tablets. Apple had the iPad, and there were already a bunch of Android tablets heading to market. The question was simple: "Does Microsoft plan to compete in this space?" The answer was "yes" but no one really knew how... Read more...
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