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HTC started off the week by confirming its switch away from AMOLED for many of its phones. Devices with a 3.7-inch screen, such as the Desire and Nexus One, are switching to a Sony Super LCD instead.
Current rumour states that Android 3.0 will see Android get a complete visual overhaul but that's about all we know about the possible future direction of the mobile OS. In no particular order, here are 10 things we would also like to see in the Android 3.0
We'd heard Panasonic was planning a more affordable stereoscopic 3D camcorder, but it looks like we won't have to wait until a mysterious July 28th Tokyo unveiling to find out for sure. It's called the HDC-SDT750, and Panny's advertising it as the "World's first 3D Shooting Camcorder."
It has come to our attention that ShaveMate, in its efforts to break into a stubble market dominated by Schick and Gillette, has recently introduced the ShaveMate Titan 6, which has six blades. Six.
GM plans to offer a mobile application for smartphones that will let OnStar users access vehicle status and maintenance information and actually control their vehicle directly from their handsets.
Current estimates on the cost of components show that getting the cost of a device below $100 isn’t easy.
My wife knew something wasn't right when she pulled our phone bill out of the mailbox and saw that T-Mobile didn't send it in a smallish envelope as they usually do. It was curiously packaged in one of those oversized 9-by-12-inch envelopes instead.\r\n
Don’t be freaked out if you happen to come across two bright orange vans with no drivers at the wheel.
Indian Government announced Sakshat, world's cheapest tablet that is expected to go on sale by next year. Price? Well, 35 bucks and you get to fiddle around with the tablet, forever.
OK, I know that sounds weird, but bear with me for a moment. My Pops really enjoys two things; 1) channel surfing and 2) farting.
We hate to admit it, but so much of what makes a good picture doesn't involve a whole lot of human input--that's one reason why digital cameras have made superb snapshots so simple. But consider this: Much of what makes a picture artistic could actually be programmed into a camera.
Police agencies from around Puget Sound got a pitch Wednesday on a new weapon that can blind a suspect short term with a giant laser beam.\r\n\r\nThe promoters claim the lasers are effective day or night, and are designed to be effective anywhere from 3 feet to a mile-and-a-half away from a suspect - without causing eye damage.
The Droid X brings together outstanding hardware specifications, an impressive feature set, all-day battery life, and excellent messaging software. Despite some weaknesses in the user interface, we were mostly impressed by Motorola's latest Android-based smartphone.
Say you’re stoked on your new iPhone 4 and the integrated 5-megapixel camera’s ability to shoot really high quality 720p HD video, but you just can’t seem to steady your caffeine-and-sugar fueled hands enough to record a decently smooth video clip. What do you do? Well, you can either buy an expensive steadycam rig or give up caffeine and sugar...
Several reports are now surfacing outlining a number of Motorola Droid X problems and issues.
These photos demonstrate, remarkable photos are not a product of what camera you have, but how you use it.
"A good number of companies have been busy getting their shots in at Apple over the antenna fiasco such as RIM, Samsung, HTC, and Nokia, and many folks from the SPE Network. Now Palm is following suite in a more... subtle way..."