Apple and AT&T Still Facing Charges on iPad Data Bait & Switch

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If you can remember all the way back to early 2010 when the iPad 1 first launched, you may remember a certain unlimited data plan that went along with the 3G model of Apple’s tablet. It didn’t take long for the iPad to make history, but it also didn’t take that unlimited data plan long […]

Staples Coupon Will Slice $100 Off Any Tablet (No iPads Though)

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If you’re in the market for an Android, ASUS, or *gasp* Blackberry (the email-less wonder) tablet, we have a deal for you. As Cameron Summerson over at Android Police pointed out, Staples has issued a coupon that will cut $100 off of any tablet purchase in their stores through the end of July. Among the slates […]

How to Get Netflix on Your Honeycomb Tablet Right Now

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Earlier today, Netflix released an update that brought support to several new smartphones including the Samsung Droid Charge, the HTC ThunderBolt, and hey, even the Motorola Droid Bionic. Also listed, Lenovo’s IdeaPad which is a Honeycomb tablet. Thing is, the IdeaPad isn’t the only Honeycomb tablet that is able to take advantage of the Netflix […]

Why You Should Wait to Buy a Phone from T-Mobile

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Just recently, T-Mobile brought its HSPA+ 42 Mbps network to 56 new cities. Awesome, except for the fact that T-Mobile currently has one single device out that is capable of reaching those speeds. That device? A laptop stick called the Rocket 3.0. No capable phone, no capable tablet. However, according to a Digitimes report, that […]

Samsung Infuse 4G for AT&T Only $50 at Target

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The Samsung Infuse 4G for AT&T went on sale for only $49.99 at Target for a limited time. Samsung released the phone a couple of months ago, so it is not one of the latest phones on the market, but it looks good enough that I am going to replace a smashed iPhone 3GS with […]

New Thunderbolt Display Can Turn a MacBook Air Into an iMac

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Among today’s announcements by Apple, one that can have a big impact on mobile computing relates to the Thunderbolt display. The display finally serves as a proper docking station for MacBooks – a docking station with benefits, that is. The display sports a 27″ screen with 2560 x 1440 resolution. The real standout spec, however, […]

Motorola Atrix 4G Gingerbread Update Rolls Out to Some Users Today

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We had heard that it was coming soon and sure enough, Motorola has begun to roll out emails to members of the Motorola Atrix 4G Gingerbread Update soak test telling them that the 4.5.91 update will be rolling out to them today, the update that is going to be the one that has Gingerbread on […]

Fake Apple Stores in China Take Knockoffs to Another Level

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It looks like the Smart Cover knockoffs that a company associated with Samsung aren’t the only thing Apple’s lawyers should be looking into. This bit of KIRF (pointed out by Bird Abroad) is so egregious, it makes a Chinese eBay store look like a model for originality and innovation. This revolutionary bit of clonery: fake Apple […]

iPad vs. Android Tablets: A Kids Perspective

Ever since the original iPad came out people have loved it. There is online web browsing on a big screen, applications of all different categories, music, movies, games and much more. And after the new iPad 2, more and more people think that the iPad is the best tablet on the market. That is, for […]

Why the Mac Mini Will Be My Next Computer

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This morning Apple announced a collection of upgrades, including the Mac Mini. Like the new MacBook Air notebooks the Mac Mini got a big bump in power and s looks like a good choice for my next computer. As my colleague Kevin pointed out, the Mac Mini may not be a good choice for everyone, thanks to […]

Motorola Droid 2 Global Gingerbread Situation Doesn’t Look Good

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In the middle of June, everything seemed as right as rain with the Droid 2 Global’s Gingerbread update. After a soak test, it would start rolling out to the Droid 2 Global masses and the Droid 2 Global would be one of a handful of old phones with the Android 2.2 upgrade. Unfortunately, none of […]

New Mac Mini Not a Good Deal for Most People

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Apple not only refreshed the MacBook Air and shipped Lion today, but also released a refreshed Mac Mini. You shouldn’t bother though because, when you add in all the extras needed to make this a fully functional machine, you might as well get a MacBook Air or MacBook Pro. Mac Mini Specs The Mac Mini […]

Motorola Triumph Officially Arrives on Virgin Mobile

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The day has finally come for those that have been patiently waiting for the Motorola Triumph to arrive on Virgin Mobile. Today is launch day, folks and the Triumph is now available to order for the cool, off-contract price of $300. And while today is launch day for most of you, it’s activation day for […]

Mac OSX 10.7 Lion Scrolling Change Takes Some Adjusting

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I bit the bullet and installed OS X 10.7 (Lion) on my iMac. The install went pretty well and I’m just now getting a chance to explore a bit under the hood. One of the big changes that will require a bit of muscle memory retraining is what Apple now calls “Natural Scrolling.” By default […]

Motorola Droid Bionic Gets Another Attractive Feature

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Tucked away in Netflix’s little support party this morning was the mention of a phone that some of you may have heard of. It’s called the Motorola Droid Bionic and it’s going to be heading to Verizon at some point in the near future. What does this mean? It means that the Droid Bionic just […]

Tablets Become Swiss Army Knife of Gadgets

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Tablets like the iPad aren’t replacing laptops on the whole, but the new couch companion devices are taking over many of the activities we used to do on dedicated devices. Are you converging like the survey respondents? Millenialmedia reports that the tablet is now the go to device for several computer activities, but that’s not […]

Samsung Galaxy S II Headed to the U.S. in August

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Finally, we have some confirmation about the Samsung Galaxy S II’s arrival in the United States and luckily, it’s good news. A Samsung executive,  Shin Jong-kyun, announced yesterday that the popular device will be headed to the shores of America at some point in August although Shin cleverly did not say when exactly it would […]

Look Out, Android Tablets – Amazon Just Locked Up CBS for Streaming

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Amazon’s tablet is coming, and it just may be a real beast. While there isn’t any new information specifically referring to the retailer’s upcoming slate, this little tidbit is very much related: Amazon has just, according to Techcrunch, secured instant video streaming rights with CBS. We have said before that Amazon could deliver the first […]

SuperTooth Disco is a Great 21st Century Bluetooth Boombox

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If you’re old enough you remember carrying around a boombox on your shoulder to play the radio, cassette tapes and eventually CDs. The SuperTooth Disco is the boombox for the mobile generation with nice sound, convenient wireless Bluetooth connection and great battery life. I tested the SuperTooth Disco over the past month, using it at home, […]

Netflix App for Android Now Supports Several More Devices

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Netflix for Android was supposed to be marked by celebration when it arrived. Unfortunately, it was met with a chorus of boos because it was only available for a select few Android handsets. Slowly but surely though, Netflix has brought support to more and more devices and today, the list of support has grown enormously […]