Stratosphere Accessories Arrive at Verizon Store, Launch Imminent?

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A number of accessories for the un-announced 4G LTE-capable Samsung Stratosphere for Verizon Wireless have begun to arrive at the carrier’s stores, suggesting that a launch date may be close. It is expected that the mid-range Android smartphone, which boasts a sliding keyboard in landscape orientation similar to Sprint’s Epic 4G launched about a year […]

ASUS Eee Pad Slider Specs & Details Arrive as Launch Looms

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The Eee Pad Slider was first shown off at CES 2011, 8 months ago, but we haven’t heard much from ASUS about the device until recent weeks. ASUS has just put the official ASUS Eee Pad Slider product page online. Even though you can’t order the Slider just yet, you can check out the full […]

Sharp FX Plus Now Free With Contract at Walmart

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The Android-powered Sharp FX Plus with a Sidekick-inspired design is now available at Walmart. The handset is priced at $350 for those commitmentphobes who aren’t willing to sign onto a  contract, or will be made available for free for those who are willing to agree to a two-year contract with AT&T as the network. The […]

Verizon’s 4G LTE Samsung Epic Slider Makes Another Appearance

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Another image of the Sprint Epic 4G Android smartphone is seen with Verizon Wireless branding, 4G LTE support instead of Sprint’s WiMax networking, and the Android operating system. The look of the handset from preliminary leaked images suggest that this device will continue Samsung’s Galaxy S 1′s lineage rather than be a branded variant of […]

Acer Planning Iconia Tab Slider Tablet By Year End?

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Acer may be prepping another tablet by the end of the year, this time with a sliding form factor. The company already has a relatively inexpensive Android slate form factor tablet in the form of the Iconia Tab A500, and a 7-inch version in the form of the Iconia Tab A100 is on the way […]

Fujitsu TH40 Sliding PC Tablet Gets Postponed Indefinitely

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Fujitsu’s TH40, the company’s answer to the Samsung Slider 7 shown at CES, is now postponed indefinitely without much explanations. The company is only citing development delays as the cause of the problem, but it’s unclear what these delays entail. The Fujitsu TH40 is another form factor for a netvertible with a tablet touchscreen on […]

Nokia MeeGo Slider Phone Lives On as Developer Edition

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While Nokia had announced its first MeeGo smartphone in the form of the slate-styled Nokia N9, developers will be able to get another version of the MeeGo phone with a slide-out keyboard and some modified specs. Dubbed the Nokia N950, the developer edition with its sliding keyboard should resemble early leaks for Nokia’s MeeGo phones […]

Is This the Mystery LG Q, LG Optimus Slider with Dual Screens?

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Both Sprint and T-Mobile USA are rumored to be bringing an LG Optimus Slider handset of some variant to the U.S. market, and a device spotted with T-Mobile branding may be that handset. The device has a landscape-oriented sliding keyboard, which by itself isn’t a new concept. What is new and unique to this sliding […]

Sony VAIO Slider a Windows Tablet?

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In addition to the announced S1 and S2 tablets, a slide indicates that Sony may also be working on a Windows-based tablet in the future that would possibly compete against the Samsung 7 Slider. There’s no detail currently at the moment about the device, which is being called the “Freestyle Hybrid PC,” utilizing a slider […]

Early Batches of Eee Pad Transformer Sold Out

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It looks like Asus may be suffering from the same plight as Apple as its tablet has been sold out and the company is having a hard time meeting initial demand. Early production batches of the Eee Pad Transformer, which were offered up for sale in the UK on April 6th, have been sold out […]

Intel Prematurely Announces Asus Eee Pad Slider to Use Atom CPU

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While it was believed that the Asus Eee Pad Slider Android Honeycomb tablet would be utilizing a dual-core ARM-based NVIDIA Tegra 2 processor at the CES unveiling, Intel had put together a page suggesting that Asus’s Android tablet would be utilizing an Atom-based CPU instead. Though the page has since been removed, Liluputing had managed […]

Motorola Droid 3 Leak Reveals Keyboard

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We had reported on a leaked image of the Motorola Droid 3 earlier, and now we have a clearer idea of what the keyboard looks like. The Droid 3 will retain the sliding form factor in landscape mode that’s been a hallmark of the Motorola Droid 1 and Droid 2 on Verizon Wireless. The Droid […]

China Clones Netvertible Sliding PC Tablet Form Factor

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Earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show, the sliding PC concept garnered a lot of attention as the design was implemented on tablets from Samsung and Asus. First popularized on smartphones from HTC and Nokia, the sliding PC tablet concept had been implemented in the past, with a tilting screen, by HTC via the […]

HTC Arrive Windows Phone 7 Announced by Sprint

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It looks like the HTC Arrive has finally arrived, at least via official announcement from Sprint. The Windows Phone 7 device will be available on Sprint for $199.99 after a $100 mail mail rebate beginning on March 20th and represents the carrier’s first offering running the new Microsoft mobile operating system. The HTC Arrive is […]

Sony Ericsson XPERIA Pro: Like the XPERIA Play, But All-Business

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In addition to the Sony Ericsson XPERIA Play and XPERIA Neo launches at Mobile World Congress, the Android smartphone-maker also launched the XPERIA Pro, which is more geared for business. Rather than the PlayStation Certified gamepad on the XPERIA Play PlayStation Phone, the XPERIA Pro utilizes the same form factor but includes a sliding keyboard […]

Next-Gen BlackBerry Torch 2 to Come with Updated CPU, NFC Support

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The BlackBerry leaks are pouring in today with BGR revealing some specs for the next-generation flagship BlackBerry Torch 2 smartphone. The Torch 2, with its vertical slider, will sport an updated 3.2-inch VGA capacitive touchscreen display, up from the HVGA resolution on the current Torch. Also, a 1.2 GHz processor will be on-board, hopefully to […]

Sprint Officially Announces HTC EVO Shift 4G Android Smartphone

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The HTC EVO Shift 4G has gone official on Sprint’s Now Network after numerous leaks leading up to the carrier’s third 4G Android smartphone announcement at CES 2011. The device utilizes a more compact form factor complete with landscape-oriented keyboard slider and comes with HTC Sense, the manufacturer’s proprietary UI layer, on top of Android […]