UK Online Retailer Tips HP Pre 3 Launching July 8

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The HP Pre 3, unveiled alongside the company’s TouchPad tablet at the webOS Think Beyond event in February, may be shipping July 8th according to UK retailer Play.com for the price of £349.99. That price would give you the most current edition of HP’s webOS 2.2 smartphone that’s unlocked and contract-free. The Pre 3 offers incremental […]

Sony S1 and S2 Tablets Launching in September in Europe?

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It looks like Sony may be on schedule in launching its pair of Android tablets, a first for the consumer electronics-maker, and the S1 and S2 tabs may appear as early as September in Europe. A private note from Sony’s marketing group obtained by Engadget reveals that Sony may be taking pre-orders for the tablet […]

Lenovo Readies Two Android Tablets, Windows Tablet for U.S. Launch

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Lenovo, the world’s fourth largest PC-maker, is gearing up to launch several tablet models this year that includes two Android slates for summer under its IdeaPad and ThinkPad brands in the U.S. market. The company had began to aggressively target the mobile market segment in its home market of China with its LePhone and LePad […]

Amazon Hints at HP TouchPad’s Release Date

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Rumors are swirling around the release date of the HP TouchPad, the company’s first webOS tablet, as HP has still yet to confirm the launch date. However, a search on Amazon reveals an advertisement for the tablet, saying that “HP will release the sleek and sophisticated webOS-empowered TouchPad on July 17th, 2011. Recently, displays and […]

T-Mobile Announces Contract-Free Price for HTC Sensation 4G

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While we now know the price of the HTC Sensation 4G for users who are eligible for an upgrade as their current contract is up, or for those who are looking to sign a new two-year agreement, we also now know what T-Mobile will charge for those who are still under contract and can’t resist […]

HP TouchPad Coming in June to WalMart, OfficeMax in July, and with 3G, 4G

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There’s a lot of news, or rather leaks, on the webOS front with HP’s debut consumer tablet since the computer giant had acquired Palm. The company’s webOS TouchPad tablet is expected to launch in June at WalMart while office retailer OfficeMax will be selling the tablet in July, according to the latest leaked computer screenshots […]

Will Nokia Launch a Windows Phone or a MeeGo Phone on June 21st?

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As part of the CommunicAsia 2011 event, Nokia will also be hosting its own Nokia Connection 2011 summit, which is described to be “Nokia’s biggest event of the year,” perhaps launching the summit as a new name for the historic Nokia World event. The June 21st event may be host to an unveiling of Nokia’s Windows […]

HTC Merge to Launch May 31 on U.S. Cellular

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U.S. Cellular may be launching the HTC Merge on May 31st after some initial delay. The handset was at one point also rumored to be coming to Verizon Wireless, though neither HTC nor Verizon have announced a timeline or date for launch. The device is a world phone Android smartphone with a landscape-oriented sliding keyboard […]

Nokia to Ready Multiple Windows Phone 7 Devices by Year End

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Following Microsoft’s Mango announcement that Nokia’s first Windows Phone 7 handset will ship pre-loaded with the software update, Nokia is saying that it is optimistic that it can ready multiple Windows Phone 7 devices by the end of the year with Mango pre-installed. While Nokia’s Jo Harlow, who is in charge of the company’s smart […]

Windows 8 Coming in 2012 to Usher in Separate Tablet, Slate Categories

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Slates and tablets may be used interchangeably in 2011 to describe one touchscreen form factor on a larger-sized touchscreen befitting of the category’s moniker, but in 2012 when Windows 8 systems begin to ship, they’ll have separate distinctions. Addressing a crowd of developers in Japan, Microsoft’s Steve Ballmer referred to the next-generation desktop-class operating system […]

Sprint’s HTC EVO 3D ‘Roughly Launching’ on June 4?

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A leaked screen capture of a computer inventory system may have revealed Sprint’s tentative plans to launch its flagship Android smartphone, the HTC EVO 3D, on or around June 4th. The smartphone was announced initially following intense leaks and rumors at the CTIA tradeshow a few months ago in Orlando, Florida as the successor to […]

Flight of Angry Birds on Windows Phone 7 Delay

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The estimated arrival time of Rovio’s popular Angry Birds title for Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform is now delayed. Both companies say that the new launch date for the flight of Angry Birds will now by June 29th, not the anticipated March 25th launch date. Microsoft says the delay is to accommodate a better customer […]

Target Leaks T-Mobile HTC Sensation 4G Launch Date, Price

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The HTC Sensation with its large 4.3-inch qHD display, 8-megapixel HD camera, and the latest version of HTC Sense will be among the many Android phones to lust for this summer, and a Target leak suggests that the phone will launch on Sunday, June 11, 2011 at the retailer for a price of $200 with […]

No Windows Phone 7 Announcement at Nokia’s May 17 Event

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There were some speculations that a May 17th event hosted by Nokia in Greece may lend itself to some additional Windows Phone 7 news and a potential for a Windows Phone 7 hardware announcement, but a Twitter message by a Nokia Greece employee discredits those early speculations. According to that employee, the event will be […]

Galaxy Tab 10.1 Confirmed for June 8th Arrival

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Samsung had promoted the Galaxy Tab 10.1 with its sleek, slim form factor and the company’s new Samsung experience (similar to TouchWiz but not quite as dominating and for tablets) on top of Android 3.0 Honeycomb at CTIA, and now Samsung Mobile has confirmed via Twitter that the slim 10.1-inch tablet will be headed to […]