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HP TouchPad launches July 1st, starts at $499.99

June 9th, 2011

HP on Thursday announced that its HP TouchPad tablet will become available on July 1st. The TouchPad, which was first unveiled at a media event this past February, is the first webOS-powered tablet offering from HP. It features a 9.7-inch XGA display, a 1.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and NFC capability that facilitates unique interactions between …

AT&T to launch LG, Android smartphone in prepaid and postpaid flavors

April 12th, 2011

Via a press release today, AT&T announced that it will be offering two, Android-based LG handsets in both the prepaid and postpaid variety. The postpaid Phoenix and prepaid Thrive both sport a 600MHz processor, 3.2-inch touchscreen display, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, aGPS, 3.2 megapixel rear-facing camera, microSD card slot, and 7.2Mbps HSDPA radio. Both smartphones, which run Froyo (Android 2.2) will be …

Samsung, Boost Mobile introduce Galaxy Prevail Android handset

April 5th, 2011

Today, Samsung and Boost Mobile jointly introduced a new member of the Galaxy family, the Galaxy Prevail. Running a fairly-stock iteration of Android 2.2 (Froyo), the device sports a 3.2-inch touchscreen display, 2 megapixel rear-facing camera, Bluetooth, GPS, and microSD card slot (support for up to a 32GB card). The device is the first CDMA, …

IEEE rubber-stamps next generation 802.16m WiMAX standard

April 2nd, 2011

The IEEE Standards Association has given its seal of approval to the next generation WiMAX standard, dubbed 802.16m. The new standard supports a “wide range of data rates in multiple user environments” and has a theoretical maximum throughput of around 300Mbps. “We are delighted that IEEE has recognized the completion of this comprehensive technical effort …

Roku moves into Best Buy, national availability

March 30th, 2011

Up until now, Roku devices have only been available online, but that changes today. Roku has just announced nationwide availability of their Roku XD model at all Best Buy locations. This is a pretty large move for the company, and with the success Roku has had online, there’s no question it will translate into retail …

Apple iPad 2 launches in 25 more countries this Friday

March 22nd, 2011

Apple has just announced that the company will, indeed, launch the iPad 2 in 25 more countries this week. Apple is coordinating an international launch time of 5:00 p.m. local time on Friday, though customers can order online at Apple’s website starting at 1:00 a.m. in the morning. Full countries include: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Canada, …

Visa announces PayPal-like payment service for U.S. consumers

March 17th, 2011

Credit card giant Visa has announced a new payment service for U.S. consumers set to launch in the second half of 2011. The new offering closely mimics services offered by PayPal, allowing users with a Visa-branded credit, debit, or pre-paid account to transfer money amongst each other. “Consumers in the U.S. will soon be able …