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$100 Maylong M-150 Android tablet now on sale at Walgreens

October 27th, 2010

Once thought to be a gadget unicorn, the elusive sub-$100 is ready to make a splash at… Walgreens? In an interesting turn of events, it looks like Walgreens is indeed the first U.S. retailer to make a $99.99 Android tablet widely available. Built by personal navigation device (PND) maker Maylong, the M-150 is a 7-inch …

PSP2 reportedly due in fall 2011, bigger 'HD' screen in tow

October 25th, 2010

A report Monday morning offers new unconfirmed details on the upcoming next iteration of Sony’s popular PSP gaming console. In what is expected to be the most significant hardware revision since the PSP was first released in 2004, the PSP2 picture seems to take a clearer shape with each passing week. Now, Kotaku claims to …

HP Slate 500 gets official; $799

October 22nd, 2010

Don’t worry, folks — we’re just as shocked as you are to learn that HP will finally bring its first Windows 7-powered slate to market. Hewlett-Packard is setting its sights squarely on business users with its new HP Slate 500, a $799 tablet PC that sports an 8.9-inch (1024 x 600) capacitive multitouch display and …

BlackBerry Storm 3 spotted in Verizon Wireless' system

October 19th, 2010

BlackBerry Storm users on Verizon Wireless are still feeling the burn from the AT&T exclusive launch of the BlackBerry Torch. While not everyone has a hankering for a hybrid handset, owners of the Storm and Storm 2 were more than displeased to learn that RIM will not be updating either smartphone to the latest version …

T-Mobile's myTouch 4G ROM, video, spec-sheet leak

October 19th, 2010

When a ROM for an unreleased handset leaks, sometimes the most valuable thing they contain are images and videos of the device, and the ROM for the myTouch 4G — coming to T-Mobile — is no different. The mT4G will be an HSPA+ handset that packs a 3.8-inch WVGA display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor, Wi-Fi b/g/n, …

Your touchscreen phone is a petri dish

October 15th, 2010

A new study out of Stanford University shows that our touchscreen cellphones are some of the dirtiest, filthiest, bacteria-harboring vessels out there. How dirty? The study found that an average cell phone has 18x more bacteria than a toilet handle in a men’s public-restroom. In addition to having more bacteria, the fact that we use …

LG details Optimus One and Optimus Chic handsets

September 14th, 2010

Today, LG finally shed some light on their two upcoming Android handsets, the Optimus One (left) and Optimus Chic (right). Both devices are full-touchscreen devices that feature a 3.2-inch 600 MHz processor, Wi-Fi b/g, a-GPS, Bluetooth 2.1, dual-band WCDMA radio (900/2100 MHz), quad-band GSM, and will run Android 2.2. The One has a 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera with …

Huawei launches affordable, Android 2.2 Ideos handset

September 2nd, 2010

Today in Berlin, Huawei announced the official launch of its affordable, accessible Android 2.2 handset, the Ideos. The Ideos handset comes complete with a 2.8-inch capacitive touchscreen display (320 x 240), 528 MHz processor, 3.2 megapixel autofocus camera (no flash), HSDPA 3G, Wi-Fi, 3G hotspot capabilities, and a micro-SD card slot. The device carries the “with Google” …

Apple iPod nano cases in production, surprise no one

August 30th, 2010

Well, well, well… That rumored touch screen square iPod nano is looking pretty solid right about now. Thanks to our lovely friends in manufacturing in Asia, 3rd party cases have started showing up online for the new iPod nano device. We’re not talking just one either, more like a whole heap — every color possible, …