LG Launches 5-Inch Optimus Vu Ahead of MWC

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It looks like LG cannot wait for Mobile World Congress to start later this month as the smartphone-maker has already unveiled its Optimus Vu Android smartphone ahead of the Barcelona trade show. The phone, which was previously leaked, has a 5-inch display with an iPad-like 4:3 resolution that would compete in a similar space as […]

7-Inch HTC Flyer Gets Honeycomb ROM Leak

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For many, the biggest complaint with the 7-inch HTC Flyer Android tablet that launched with HTC’s Sense UI and the HTC Scribe pen functionality is that the slate did not debut with Android Honeycomb. Now that Android 3.2 Honeycomb is appearing for many slates–Android 3.2 is said to bring Honeycomb to the 7-inch form factor–and […]

Samsung Releases Capacitive Touchscreen Stylus for Galaxy Tab Tablets

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In order to appease more users who may want finer control of their tablets, Samsung is releasing its own Conductive Pen, priced at $19.99, which would work on the company’s Galaxy Tab Android tablets as well as any other tablet that utilizes a capacitive touchscreen, including the Apple iPad, Motorola Xoom, and even the HTC […]

HTC Scribe Digital Stylus Now Bundled with Flyer at Best Buy

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Perhaps responding to user outcry at the costly price of the HTC Scribe, an optional accessory priced at a whopping $80, Best Buy is now bundling the Android 2.3 Flyer tablet with the pen. Now, the $500 asking price for the tablet will include the pen so you can annotate your e-books (via the HTC […]

HTC Flyer Tablet Debuts with Android 2.4 Gingerbread, Not Honeycomb

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HTC’s first Android tablet, the HTC Flyer, which has been rumored for some time, is debuting at Mobile World Congress with Android 2.4, which will also be called Gingerbread like Android 2.3, and not the Android 3.0 version that is debuting on the recent crops of slate such as the Motorola Xoom and the LG […]

Next iPhone Capacitive Touchscreen Could be Compatible with Glove-Wearing Users

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Apple’s next-generation iPhone could utilize a touchscreen display from Hitachi Displays that will work with gloves and other insulators, meaning non-conductive surfaces, in addition to fingertips. The problem with the current generation iPhone is that it requires finger contact, and won’t work with gloves–for users in colder environments, stylus or pens, and other materials, but […]