Nokia N8 Symbian^3 smartphone review

Nokia is still the largest cell phone maker in the world, but it is quickly losing market share to Android devices, the Apple iPhone, and other suitable alternatives. The company needs to innovate and come up with something new and exciting. Their apparent answer? The Nokia N8.

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Samsung beats HTC for Windows Phone 7 market domination

HTC has a long and favorable history with smartphones. It was the clear leader with Windows Mobile, especially as an OEM for other brands. It also led the way with Android. Unfortunately for the Taiwanese firm, that crown has been snatched away, because Samsung is the overwhelming leader in the Windows Phone 7 arena.

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PSP Phone rumors mount: December 9 release with $500 price tag?

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Sony Ericsson phones have seen brighter days. The PSP format has too. What if they combined their powers to make a mega-device? The rumors surrounding a possible PlayStation Phone have been circling for some time, but this media invitation very clearly seems to indicate its existence… and the announcement is coming in about two weeks.

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BlackBerry PlayBook rumored to start at just $399 sans contract?

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Chalk this one up in the rumor mill for now, but it sounds like RIM is going to sell three different versions of its QNX-powered PlayBook and the starting price is just $399. There’s no mention of a contract in the rumor, so this could very well be the unsubsidized price.

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Homebrewers rejoice! Windows Phone 7 unlock now available

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Well, that didn’t take very long. It feels like only yesterday that Windows Phone 7 made its official debut in the marketplace, but someone has already developed, tested, and released an unlocker for Microsoft’s latest smartphone platform.

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Disposable electronic displays made possible with paper

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The proposed e-paper uses electrowetting (a process of moving colored pigments from pixel to pixel using electronic charges) on a paper substrate. Electrowetting consumes lesser power and outperforms the present day E-ink electrophoretic screens in terms of better color, faster response times and video capability.

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First Acer 3D notebook PC revealed to the world

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Wow. When it rains, it really pours in Taiwan, apparently. Acer has been keeping remarkably busy these last couple of days, unveiling smartphones, tablets, and more. Adding to that list is the new Acer AS5745DG-A54E/L. It matters because it’s the first 3D laptop from the company.

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Windows Phone 7 getting hit with airborne Angry Birds

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Those antagonized feathered defenders could be heading into yet another battlefield. Angry Birds made its initial splash on the iPhone, but it has since expanded onto other platforms. The next frontier, it seeems, is Windows Phone 7. Those egg-stealing swine are running out of places to hide.

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Replica Delorean hard drive goes back to the future

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It’s that time of year again. The holiday shopping season is upon us and I think I might have found the perfect gift for the 80s movie buff on your list. It’s cool enough that this is a pretty good replica of the Delorean from Back to the Future. It’s even better than it’s actually functional too.

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Factory unlocked Dell Streak with Android 2.2 for $579

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Do you want the largest Android smartphone on the market but not at all interested in signing a carrier contract? Well, you’re in luck. Head on over to Dell and they’ll gladly equip you with a factory unlocked Dell Streak. Better yet, it comes with Android 2.2 right out of the box.

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Foxconn adds new factories for iPad 2

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Foxconn, Apple’s overseas manufacturing partner, has added new production plants in Chengdu, China. The newly set up plants are expected to produce nearly 10,000 iPads every day. The boost in production capacity has been undertaken in order to meet the rise in demand of gadgets during the holiday season.

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Going extra big with Acer 4.8-inch Android smartphone

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Some people like their mobile phones to be a little more compact, but that trend has definitely swung in the other direction in recent years. “Slate” style smartphones are all the rage and Acer is prepared to go big rather than go home with its upcoming 4.8-inch monster.

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Acer Android + Windows tablets unveiled alongside a dual screen hybrid

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Some people may lead you to believe that the tablet market is already saturated with the Apple iPad and none of these other competitors are going to matter. I beg to differ. The market is just heating up and Acer has thrown its name into the arena with at least two Android powered tablets for next year.

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911 emergency reporting upgrade coming soon

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Text messaging is second nature to us, so why not utilize our addiction for the greater good? In keeping with the times, the FCC will soon “approve” the ability to send a text message to emergency personnel.

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