SSD prices fall while HDD prices rise

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If you are planning to buy a Solid State Drive (SSD), it may very well be the right time to do so. Going by the present trends, Solid State Drive manufacturers such as Intel and Adata Technology have been dropping SSD prices by as much as 10-15% in order to increase sales and market penetration rate.

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Dell Opus One like Streak with faster processor, more pixels

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While I still think the Dell Streak is a bit of an anomoly in the technology world, the five-inch smartphone/tablet hybrid certainly has its place. Maybe you like the form factor, but you want a little more? It seems that the Streak’s successor is already in the works and it’s going to be called the Dell Opus One.

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Angry Birds gets flung onto Nokia Symbian^3 devices

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When Angry Birds hit iOS devices, it became one of the fastest selling mobile games of all time. People were playing it on their iPhones and going bigger with their iPads. Then, they gave the game away for free on Android. Well, those winged heroes have flown the coop over to another field: Symbian.

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Winamp resurfaces as an Android app

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I remember when my parents first got the internet at our house in the mid-nineties and I learned how to download mp3s. I used an awesome program called Winamp to play these mp3 files on my computer.

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HP officially announces Palm Pre 2, webOS 2.0

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The original Palm Pre was the darling of CES 2009 and many industry experts pegged it as the first real competition to the Apple iPhone. While it achieved some success, it never really took off and Palm was eventually sold to HP. Well, that new relationship has birthed a successor in the form of the Palm Pre 2 and it’s all official.

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Greenpois0n Jailbreak FAQ released for iOS devices

For those who can’t wait for a Dev-Team developed jailbreak for your iPhone, iPad or iPods, then you may have looked at GreenPois0n as an alternative. The tool comes with no guarantee, and raises many questions for users looking to break their 4.1 firmware.

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Verizon iPhone 4 could be announced at CES 2011

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If everything goes according to a WSJ report that surfaced yesterday, the Apple iPhone could be available from Verizon Wireless in early 2011. Reports indicate that Apple is making a new iPhone near the end of this year, although we’ve heard this story for the past 5 years, a Verizon iPhone is looking more clear according to new information.

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Google helps you compare Android devices with phone gallery database

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Life was so much simpler when it really was the HTC Dream G1 (also sold as the T-Mobile G1) or nothing in the Android world, but I’m very happy that there is a lot more choice in Android devices these days. However, all this choice can be overwhelming. Helping you make the best buying decision, Google has now launched an online database and comparison site of just about every Android phone.

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Several Windows Phone 7 devices from Samsung before year’s end

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If there is one smartphone manufacturer that is diversifying its interests, it has to be Samsung. It does feature phones with its own TouchWiz UI, it rocks out with Android, and it even has its own bada OS. And before Santa makes his rounds in a few months, Samsung will have “several” devices powered by Windows Phone 7 on the market.

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Google Nexus one resurfaces on Canadian Mobilicity

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Canadian budget wireless carrier Mobilicity today announced they will be “carrying” the Android-based Google Nexus One phone. We know Google took the Nexus One off the distribution line for wireless carriers around the world a few weeks ago, and Mobilicity being an unlocked, outright purchase resale provider of mobile phones leads me to believe they’ve just bought a crapload of Nexus Ones from Google and are simply reselling them to their network of customers.

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Nokia’s MeeGo OS successfully ported to Nexus One

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The Nexus One is the official development device for everything Android, but it has also turned into a great modding platform for other operating systems too. Like this, for instance, where developers have managed to load MeeGo onto the thing.

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Dell “Looking Glass” 7-inch Android tablet surfaces in video

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The tablet market is about to get even more crowded. Dell has already made an appearance with its Dell Streak handheld, but that only has a five-inch screen. Now, we’re getting a good glimpse at an upcoming 7-inch slate, which bears a striking resemblance to the Looking Glass tablet PC we saw some time back.

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Nokia 5230 Nuron processor overclocked to 800MHz

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Usually when discussions of overclocking enter the room, we’re talking about desktop computers being water-cooled and pumped up as high-end gaming rigs. That’s not the case today. Instead, we take a rather ho-hum Nokia and effectively double the clock speed on its processor.

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Marvell’s 1.5GHz tri-core processor for tablets and smartphones

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Marvell appears to have made the first tri-core mobile processor. These tri-core system-on-a-chip solutions will be clocked at an astounding 1.5GHz. We’re hearing about dual-core chips from Qualcomm that do that now, but not tri-core. Marvell says these chips are designed for “ultra-low power, long battery life smartphones and tablets.” Really? Adding in another core […]

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