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Patent shows Google may bring Android to desktops

February 22nd, 2012

Google may be in the process of bringing its mobile operating system to desktop and notebook computers, according to a recent patent filing. The patent, which was discovered by Patently Apple, showcases desktop control features similar to Apple’s multitouch MacBook trackpad and Magic Trackpad. The current Android operating system has been designed for touch commands and …

Apple’s new MacBook Pro will have larger trackpads [updated]

February 23rd, 2011

Following the Apple MacBook Pro leak saga? Rumors have been swirling practically every day about Apple’s latest MacBook Pro refresh, and a leaked photo from earlier today appears to confirm part of what we exclusively reported — that Apple’s new MacBook Pro’s will have larger all-glass multitouch trackpads. The same report also confirms the presence …

Google Cr-48 Chrome laptop hands-on

December 9th, 2010

We just said adéu to our friendly FedEx delivery person and ripped into our care package sent by Google. On first glance, the Google Cr-48 Chrome laptop looks very similar to Apple’s black MacBook. The screen is 12.1-inches, the entire computer is done up in a soft-touch rubberized finish, and — while it’s a bit …

PlayStation Phone caught on video

December 1st, 2010

A new video posted to YouTube Wednesday reportedly shows a man handling Sony Ericsson’s upcoming PlayStation Phone. While very little, if anything, can be gleaned from the video itself, the important takeaway is the very existence of this footage. The PlayStation Phone is now being demonstrated in various corners of the world, which means an …

Magic Trackpad taken down to magical screws by ifixit

July 29th, 2010

We’ll be honest, seeing a shiny new gadget get taken down to the screws puts a huge smile on our faces… and why shouldn’t it? Two days after the Magic Trackpad was released by Apple, the gang over at ifixit has done a proper teardown of the device. Spoiler Alert: there were no magical gnomes …

Motorola Charm gets photographed, to hit T-Mobile soon

July 6th, 2010

TmoNews has gotten their hands on an image of the Android-powered Motorola Charm which, by all accounts, appears due to land on T-Mobile in the very near future. The Charm is a chubby, full-QWERTY candybar phone that is reported to have a Backflip-like trackpad on its posterior and 3-inch touchscreen. The phone has all the …

Rogers BlackBerry Pearl 3G hands on!

June 11th, 2010

In 2006, RIM launched the BlackBerry Pearl 8100. It’s critical reception was mixed, but there’s no denying it helped propel the BlackBerry brand to super stardom. Since then, smartphones have become even more mainstream and many serious competitors have emerged. Yes despite all of the competition and its own success, RIM has remained relatively true to …

Apple's Magic Trackpad leaks out hours ahead of WWDC keynote

June 7th, 2010

Rumors of a multi-touch trackpad for desktops Macs have been along for ages, but the last time we really heard of them was last October. Since then it’s essentially been relegated to the annals of Apple rumor history, but oh look! Just hours before Steve Jobs & Co. are to take to the stage at …

BlackBerry 9670 unveiled, CDMA clamshell device!

April 20th, 2010

With rumors and rumors of a clamshell BlackBerry device going back ages, we finally have some confirmation on the phone, and in a big way, too. Not only do we have the first photos ever of this BlackBerry 9670, and not only is it the first BlackBerry clamshell ever seen (we don’t really count the …