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Google makes some tweaks to Nexus One pricing, offers some refunds

January 15th, 2010

Ever since the Nexus One was announced by Google, many have marveled at the “revolution” in handset sales — no more carriers! However, it sparked a lot of confusion with contract-free pricing, commitment pricing, termination fees and other details. Google is finally setting the record straight. For unlocked devices, the price stays at $529, and …

Apple confirms the tablet in letter to Gawker, but doesn't

January 14th, 2010

In case you were unaware, Gawker and Valleywag have announced a “Scavenger Hunt” offering some serious dough for pictures, video or hands-on time with the Apple tablet. It didn’t take long for Apple’s representation to respond. In a letter to Gabriel Snyder of Valleywag, Apple says that Gawker has “crossed the line” and that Apple …

Google charges its own ETF for Nexus One in addition to T-Mobile's ETF

January 12th, 2010

Here’s a bit of interesting news on the purchasing and cancellation process for the Nexus One. If you buy the device subsidized, and you decide to cancel your contract after the 14-day period (30 days for California) but before 120 days into your contract, Google can charge a termination fee of its own — on …

CES 2010 Wrap Up Podcast!

January 12th, 2010

We wanted to do something special for the end of CES 2010, so we’ve recorded a nice little wrap up of most of the mobile content we saw as well as some other good stuff like home entertainment, TV’s, etc. Check out our wrap up podcast below! Special shout out to Sprint for sponsoring our …

Sony Ericsson XPERIA X2, Elm and Pureness spotted at CES

January 9th, 2010

Today we took a brief look at Sony Ericsson’s line-up at CES and fondled the Pureness as well as the X2 and Elm. SE also had black and white versions of the X10 available, but you all saw that two months ago when SE held its announcement in NYC — so we won’t really dive …

Sling Media Touch Control 100 video demo at CES

January 8th, 2010

We popped over to Sling Media’s booth here at CES and took the new Sling Touch Control 100 for a spin. Overall, it’s pretty impressive and nifty, albeit a bit large, but the big, vivid screen makes up for it. Now, instead of picking up your heavy arm, grabbing the remote control and pushing all …

Samsung Omnia Pro and Jet snapped at CES

January 8th, 2010

Samsung doesn’t have much in the way of sneak peeks at CES, but we did manage to catch a glimpse of two international handsets. First is the Omnia Pro or Samsung B7610. The Omnia Pro doesn’t look too much like its cousin, the Omnia II, and it features a slide out QWERTY keyboard. It’s also …

Powermat shows us their 2010 lineup at CES

January 8th, 2010

If there is one thing that definitely needs catching up in the gadget industry, it’s battery technology and charging options. Powermat showed us where the future is headed in terms of battery capabilities and new ways to charge them. You’re all probably familiar with how Powermat works: you slip on Powermat’s case onto your iPhone …