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Rumor: Samsung Galaxy Tab to launch November 14 for $400

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Sources have revealed that the much anticipated Samsung Galaxy Tab will be launching on Sprint November 14th for an outright price of $600, or contract price of $400.

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Skype for Android hacked and cracked to allow 3G calling

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That Skype app for Android we thought was locked down to Wi-Fi only has just been cracked a few days after its release. The .apk is provided by xeudoxus over at Droid Forums, he tweaked it to get that pesky 3G block off, and apparently its working like a charm.

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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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CherryPad 7-inch Android tablet pops the $200 price point

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CherryPal is now shipping their $188 Android tablet. It’s less than half the price of an iPad, and the company says early user experiences of the CherryPad are “extremely positive.” With Android 2.1 on board, the CherryPad has full access to the Android Market. We’ve heard of other tablets not getting full access, so this is something substantial with all things considered.

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Jailbreak-proof T-Mobile G2 reverts back to stock automatically

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I’m on the fence with jailbreaking. I’ve done it on many devices, but is it worth it in the end? Sure, you get access to apps you may not have had access to on your “factory sealed” model, but then you lose support and are in a constant fight for the latest jailbreak. If you own the T-Mobile G2 and have tried jailbreaking, you may have noticed it didn’t work all as planned.

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Sony Google TV remote design comes straight from the 80s

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Sony has been around long enough that they may hang on to designs a bit longer than acceptable. For instance, this remote control QWERTY thing for Google TV. Its supposed to be released next week on October 12th, but I’d be more convinced if you told me it was released in 1985.

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Weird umbilical cord charger latches on to your iPhone

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I really don’t know what to make of this, it looks like an umbilical cord and is pretty disgusting since it can move. The last time I saw an umbilical cord was 31 years ago, and I’ve had no plans to see oney attached to an iPhone.

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Motorola Flipside Android phone announced by AT&T for $99

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Motorola’s Flipside, an Android 2.1 smartphone skinned with MOTOBLUR is heading to AT&T. Confusingly due to Motorola’s naming conventions on mobile phones, the Flipside does not flip at all like we would expect it to. The Backflip flips its keyboard back and forth, while the Flipside offers a more traditional slideout keyboard.

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Skype for Android released, Wi-Fi only in the US

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The much-anticipated Skype app has been released for Android platforms today, and it may dissappoint some. Available for free download on the Android Marketplace, Skype’s app allows users to make calls to other Skype accounts, or to make calls over Wi-Fi and 3G depending on your geographic location.

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LG cancels Android 2.2 Froyo tablet slated for 2010 release

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When Google released the Android operating system it was never intended to be used on large screen tablet devices. Some companies went ahead regardless and manufactured tablets with Android in order to create some type of competition for Apple’s iPad, whether that competition really existed or not in terms of sales is another story, regardless, these companies are definitely getting attention in the media.

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Zoom Q3HD Full HD camcorder records with true stereo sound

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The Zoom Q3HD Handy Video Recorder is the latest portable 1080p capable camera to hit the world of pocketable digital imaging devices. It’s from Samson, and its got a small form factor with twin capsule microphones’ that will record stereo sound; Flip Video may get a run for their money with this one. It captures 1080p full HD @30fps in H.264 format, or 720p HD @60fps.

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The Mobile Wind Turbine concept

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Wind farms are gaining in adoption across the World, and this is a good thing. But they are typically not able to be setup in remote or unpopulated locations, until now. The Mobile Wind Turbine is a concept by Pope Design, it combines a long, stable, hybrid carrier with a collapsable wind turbine and mast on its back.

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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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Kobo WiFi edition is cheaper, faster and sharper

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Kobo is launching the Kobo WiFi edition, adding wireless connectivity to the tiny e-reader and giving it a price drop. But is it enough to keep Kobo in the e-book game? The company launched the Kobo software for mobile devices like the iPhone, iPad, Blackberry, Android, Mac, PC, Linux and soon BlackBerry PlayBook.

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$45,000 carbon fiber 10-speed bike weighs just 6 pounds

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I would imagine a $45,000 bicycle to look somewhat futuristic, perhaps with big streaking fenders and solar panels. But not the Fairwheel bike made in Tuscon Arizona, it’s a simple looking ten-speed made almost entirely of carbon fiber making it weight just six pounds!

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