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ZAGGmate Bluetooth keyboard for iPad reviewed

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Zagg's ZAGGmate is a Bluetooth keyboard case that sells for $99 and doubles as protective shell for your Apple iPad - essentially turning your Apple tablet into a 10" touchscreen netbook. Sure, you could just go buy a MacBook Air and end up with a real computer, but for those of us intertwined in the evolution of mobile device tabletry, we couldn't have it any other way.

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iOS 4.2 developers experience Wi-Fi issues, iPad update delayed

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The iOS 4.2 release we were expecting to roll out today for the iPad has hit a wall. According to developers on Apple’s own discussion boards, there has been Wi-Fi connectivity issues where a 4.2 iPad would disconnect or not connect at all to the Internet after establishing a connection. No Internet on the iPad is a bad thing.

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Angry Birds updated on Android: 45 more feather flinging levels

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If you haven’t flung enough feathered friends across the screen into those cute little piglets you’ll be excited to here that Rovio has released 45 new levels for Angry Birds.

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IPEVO “iconic” battery charger keeps things interesting

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The Mophie Juice Pack is far too streamlined, you’ll hardly notice it’s there compared to the “iconic” charger. A small indicator letting you know the iPhone is charging is so dated, with the iconic charger, you’ll get the full charging experience by a gradual green light moving its way up towards the iPhone – one bar at at ime. It’s ...

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Viewsonic unveils the ViewPad 7 and dual-booting Windows/Android ViewPad 10

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Viewsonic today officially announced they will be releasing two new tablet computers. The first the ViewPad 7, a 7” Android 2.2 tablet capable of 3.5G wireless. The second tablet is the ViewPad 10, featuring a 10.1” capacitive multi-touch display with LED backlight.

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Was a time traveler talking on a cell phone caught in a 1928 film?

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Bullshit or not. George Clarke was watching a 1928 Charlie Chaplin film and spotted what he believed was a hefty woman, perhaps a man, talking on a cell phone while walking out of the circus. Now, hold up, as crazy as this sounds, the YouTube videos trying to debunk it are even crazier.

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BlackBerry PlayBook demo makes tablet multi-tasking look sexy

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Mike Lazaridis, President and Co-CEO of RIM jumped on the mic during the Adobe MAX conference with Kevin Lynch, CTO of Adobe. They gave the first live operation preview of the PlayBook ever.

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Navigon releases first major navigation app for Android, features ‘Reality Scanner’

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If Google Maps doesn’t cut it, Navigon today said they will point you in the right direction with their MobileNavigator for Android OS devices. The company says it’s the first on-board navigation app from a major navigation company for Android. And they may be right.

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NOOK Color: B&N’s WiFi tablet with Apps, Mags and Books to cost $250

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Barnes & Noble this week let the NOOKcolor out of the bag. They claim it’s “the first full-color touch Reader’s Tablet to deliver digital books, magazines, newspapers and children’s books.” I guess they haven’t seen that thing called the iPad yet

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WSJ poll asked ‘Who makes best mobile OS?’ somehow Microsoft took the lead

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The Wall Street Journal have created a poll asking readers “Who makes the best mobile operating system?” The question has received some coverage, and its interesting that Microsoft went from 3.3% to over 46% over the weekend alone. Over 27,000 readers have voted, meaning some how Microsoft got overly famous by 11,000+ votes being cast in their favor in as ...

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Sprint offers Samsung Galaxy Tab Nov 14 for $400

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Sprint has come out clean with the release details on the Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet, they gave the official word that on November 14th you’ll be able to grab one for a much more affordable $399.

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Etch A Sketch app gets official for the iPad

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I wouldn’t compare the iPad to an Etch A Sketch, but there’s a Boogie Board that is basically an evolution of that technology. Continuing world domination of every possible use a tablet could have, the iPad now is an Etch A Sketch.

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Apple refreshes MacBook Air with instant booting Flash memory and more

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Apple today refreshed the Mac Book Air line after two entire years of a successful first generation product. Dropping both solid state and hard disk drives for the use of Flash. No not that Flash, Flash memory. Booting is no longer a word, it just turns on.

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Samsung Galaxy Tab is $600 this November 11 on Verizon Wireless

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amsung and Verizon are opening the doors on Galaxy Tab sales beginning this November 11th. The price is a whopping $600, that’s it, no discounts, subsidy, or anything else. My guess is the first round are in limited quantities, so they won’t have a problem selling it to early adopters who have a deep inner desire for a less than optimized Android tablet.

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Director of Symbian Lee Williams steps down for “personal reasons”

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Executive director of the Symbian Foundation, Lee Williams, has just stepped down from his position which he held at the non-profit organization for over 10 years.

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