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Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 delayed for revisions

Thursday, April 12th, 2012

While we may finally have pricing and release dates for a majority of Samsung’s updated Galaxy line of music players and tablets, launch details for the Galaxy Note 10.1 that debuted at Mobile World Congress in February has remained a mystery. A company spokesperson told The Verge on Wednesday that Samsung has no release date to announce for the device yet, but the slate that was revealed in February may not match the final product that will will ship to end users. The “original” Galaxy Note 10.1 featured a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800-pixel display and was equipped with a dual-core Exynos processor clocked at 1.4GHz, 1GB of RAM and a 3-megapixel rear camera. Earlier rumors have suggested that Samsung may upgrade the slate to a quad-core Exynos 4412 processor clocked at 1.5GHz.

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Leaked Microsoft roadmap reveals Office 15, IE 10 and Windows Phone details

Thursday, April 12th, 2012
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If it’s accurate, then this leaked Microsoft roadmap has revealed the company’s plans for many of its forthcoming products. Here’s the basics: Internet Explorer 10 is due part-way through the year, at the same time that we hope to see Windows 8 appearing. Office 15 will enter beta-testing partway through 2012 and become “available” next year, but that’s no sure-sign of a release date. On the Windows Phone front, there’s a launch expected in the summer that’s labelled as “future investments,” which we can only hope is a euphemism for Apollo. Oh, and any Silverlight fans better pour one out for their beloved flash-killer: nothing was marked on its timeline after the December 2011 release of Version 5. After the break we’ve got another shot of the internal document that Windows fans will spend the next fews days analyzing with Zapruder-esque fervor.

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Leaked Microsoft roadmap reveals Office 15, IE 10 and Windows Phone details originally appeared on Engadget on Thu, 12 Apr 2012 11:36:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Jaws debuts on Blu-ray August 14th remastered and upmixed (video)

Wednesday, April 11th, 2012
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Universal Pictures promised it would celebrate its centennial by bringing classics out of the vaults and onto Blu-ray discs and now one of our most anticipated flicks, Jaws, finally has a release date. Steven Spielberg’s 1975 hit will come home in “digitally remastered and fully restored” form with an upmixed 7.1 DTS-HD MA soundtrack August 14th. The soundtrack and picture have both been carefully restored in a process undertaken in conjunction with Spielberg and Amblin Entertainment, as they went back to the original 35mm film and repaired it frame by frame. Also packed in will be four hours of bonus features, including an all new documentary The Shark Is Still Working: The Impact & Legacy of Jaws. If you’re wondering about the restoration process, there are a couple of samples included after the break, plus a video about it and teaser trailer for the Blu-ray disc — we’re gonna need a bigger boat.

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Jaws debuts on Blu-ray August 14th remastered and upmixed (video) originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 11 Apr 2012 22:52:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Sprint LG Viper 4G goes on pre-order April 12 for $100, release date still TBA

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012
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Sprint’s finally starting to get the ball rolling with its first LTE devices, announcing this morning that it’s ready to begin pre-orders of the LG Viper 4G on April 12, and the next-gen goodness can be yours for $100 (after $50 mail-in rebate). The actual release date wasn’t specified, but at least we know this means it’s coming up much sooner rather than later. As a refresher, the Viper comes with Gingerbread, a 4-inch WVGA display, a 1.2GHz dual-core CPU, NFC and Google Wallet functionality, microSD slot, 50GB cloud storage from Box, and a smattering of eco-friendly features. For the full rundown, gaze upon the press release below.

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Google Maps 8-bit version for NES: April Fools arrives a day early in Mountain View

Saturday, March 31st, 2012
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Well, it appears that April Fools is in full effect — at least if you ask Google. Today the company introduced its “latest” build of Google Maps, dubbed Google Maps 8-bit version, tailored specifically for the Nintendo Entertainment System. According to Google, this Dragon Quest spoof version of Maps will come in the form of a special NES cartridge that can connect to the internet via dial-up. This apparently allows most of the heavy lifting to get done on Google’s servers, where the maps are rendered to 8-bit form “in real-time.” Better yet, it even supports voice search. Naturally, there’s no word on a release date, but you can currently check out the “beta” by visiting Google Maps in your browser and selecting “Start Your Quest.” That said, that company warns that “your system may not meet the minimum requirements for 8-bit computations” — something tells us it’ll still be less resource-intensive than Crysis, though. We’ve checked it out and found some goodies, including an alien at Area 51, so let us know what you come across during your journey in the comments.

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Google Maps 8-bit version for NES: April Fools arrives a day early in Mountain View originally appeared on Engadget on Sat, 31 Mar 2012 13:39:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Razer confirms plans to release left-handed Naga gaming mouse

Friday, March 30th, 2012
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It promised that it would do so if it received enough Likes on Facebook, and now Razer has confirmed that it is indeed proceeding with plans to release a left-handed version of its Naga gaming mouse. That comes after it received the required 10,000 Likes in less than a week — a full three weeks ahead of its April 21st deadline. Unfortunately, there’s no indication of a release date just yet, but you can rest assured that the MMO-focused mouse will be otherwise identical to its right-handed counterpart. The complete specs can be found in the press release after the break.

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Razer confirms plans to release left-handed Naga gaming mouse originally appeared on Engadget on Sat, 31 Mar 2012 02:13:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Kindle Touch gets April 27th release date in Europe

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012
Good news for our friends on the other side of the pond waiting to get their fingers on the Kindle Touch’s e-ink display: nearly half a year after hitting the States, the e-reader is getting ready for its official European debut. The reading device will be hitting the UK, Germany, France, Spain and Italy on April 27th, though you can plunk down your cash for one right now. The UK version of the reader will run you £109 for WiFi-only and £169 when you tack on 3G functionality.

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Kindle Touch gets April 27th release date in Europe originally appeared on Engadget on Tue, 27 Mar 2012 18:41:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Temple Run coming to the Android Market on March 27th

Wednesday, March 7th, 2012

Imangi Studios on Tuesday announced that its hit iOS game, Temple Run, will be coming to the Android Market on March 27th. Temple Run is an Indiana Jones-like ”runner” game that has users sprint through obstacles and escape the dangers of the jungle using gestures that make the character jump, duck and move from side to side. “We are excited to finally share the Android release date with our fans who have been so enthusiastic and supportive of Temple Run,” said Keith Shepherd, co-founder of Imangi Studios. “By expanding to more mobile devices, we hope to provide the same addictive and fast-paced gameplay to an entirely new group of players.” Temple Run is currently the top free app and top grossing app in the iOS App Store, with over 40 million downloads and 7 million daily active users. The game is free to play and features in-app purchases that allow users to buy different characters and power-ups for higher scores. The company previously announced the game would be available in February, however it was delayed for unknown reasons. Read on for the Imangi’s press release.

Imangi Studios Brings Temple Run to the Android Marketplace March 27

WASHINGTON, D.C. – March 6, 2012 – Imangi Studios today announced that Temple Run, the Top Grossing App and Top Free App in the App Store in January 2012, will be released for Android devices on March 27. Free to download, Temple Run challenges players to test their reflexes as they race down ancient temple walls and along sheer cliffs. With endless gameplay, players collect coins as they jump, slide and run to escape the evil monkeys guarding the temple while avoiding obstacles.

“We are excited to finally share the Android release date with our fans who have been so enthusiastic and supportive of Temple Run,” said Keith Shepherd, co-founder of Imangi Studios. “By expanding to more mobile devices, we hope to provide the same addictive and fast-paced gameplay to an entirely new group of players.”

The iOS version of Temple Run for iPhone and iPad boasts over 40 million downloads in the App Store since its debut in August 2011.

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Samsung Galaxy S II announced for US Cellular: ‘coming soon’ for $230

Tuesday, February 21st, 2012
We already had a strong hunch that it was coming to US Cellular, thanks to the FCC, but now it’s official: Samsung’s iconic Galaxy S II is finally making its way to the regional carrier in the coming weeks for $230 on a two-year contract and after a $100 mail-in rebate. This version of the GSII offers the same 1.2GHz dual-core Exynos CPU found in the original version, as well as a 4.5-inch Super AMOLED Plus display. Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), an eight megapixel rear camera and 16GB internal storage are also confirmed, though we think it’s highly likely this unit will feature the same specs as the rest of the series. Check out the full press release below for all the details released so far, and we’ll keep you posted as soon as we hear an official release date or any other deep dark secrets.

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LTE-equipped Galaxy Tab 8.9 gets European approval

Monday, February 13th, 2012
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LTE isn’t quite as wide spread in the Old World as it is over here in the western hemisphere but, as many European countries race to get their 4G deployed, top notch devices are already starting to roll in. The GT-P7320, better known as the Galaxy Tab 8.9, just passed through the Global Certification Forum, bound for unspecified EU nation. This particular model supports both HSPA on the 900MHz and 2100MHz bands, and LTE over 800MHz and 2.6GHz. Carrier, release date, price — pretty much everything about the device’s debut is a mystery at this point. But, with Mobile World Congress just a couple of weeks away, we’re sure it won’t hold on to its secrets for long.

LTE-equipped Galaxy Tab 8.9 gets European approval originally appeared on Engadget on Mon, 13 Feb 2012 09:25:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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Nokia accidentally reveals white Lumia 900

Tuesday, February 7th, 2012

Did Nokia accidentally reveal the white Lumia 900?

It looks like it. It seems plenty of you were enraptured by that hypnotic white Lumia 800 we paid a visit to yesterday, but in all the glossy fun, Nokia accidentally revealed the above press shot — a white Lumia 900. The picture was soon lifted from Nokia’s Conversations blog, but it remains on its Facebook page, flashing an exposed micro-USB port and front-facing camera that identifies this snow-white slab as the Lumia 900 kind. The press shot also flashes a view of that non-curved glass front; it certainly looks like our wishes are coming true. Now we just have to wait and see if this color option is ready for that plausible March release date.

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Nokia accidentally reveals white Lumia 900 originally appeared on Engadget on Tue, 07 Feb 2012 04:26:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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DROID 4 rumored to launch February 9th for $199.99 on Verizon [updated]

Thursday, February 2nd, 2012

Verizon Wireless and Motorola unveiled the DROID 4 at last month’s Consumer Electronics Show, but the handset never formally received a release date. A new rumor from Droid-Life points to a launch next week on February 9th, however. The newest DROID will reportedly launch at $199.99 with a new two-year agreement — a price that matches a recently leaked MAP list and what we were told by a Verizon representative. The smartphone features a 4-inch qHD display, a 1.2GHz dual-core processor, 1GB of RAM, 16GB of internal storage, an 8-megapixel camera, 4G LTE connectivity and a five-row QWERTY keyboard. Thanks to upcoming network enhancements, the DROID 4 will also be able to roam overseas, making it Verizon’s first 4G LTE device with global roaming capabilities.

UPDATE: According to leaked Verizon equipment guide obtained by Droid-Life, the device is now rumored to launch on February 10th. The date coincides with the release of Star Wars Episode One in 3D.

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Sprint confirms Samsung Galaxy Nexus will have 32GB of internal storage

Wednesday, January 11th, 2012

On Monday, Sprint updated the company’s website to officially include the Samsung Galaxy Nexus. Details surrounding the device were slim, with the only information available indicating that the handset would feature Google Wallet and a disappointing 16GB of internal storage. However, Sprint has reached out to us and informed us that the landing page was mislabeled. The Now Network’s first 4G LTE device will indeed have 32GB of storage, and not the previously reported 16GB. No release date has been announced, but with Sprint’s 4G LTE network expecting to launch in mid-2012, the Galaxy Nexus will most likely be available around the same time.

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Toshiba to unveil affordable 7-inch tablet and world’s thinnest 10-inch tablet at CES

Friday, January 6th, 2012

Toshiba’s tablets never took off like the company wanted, but according to Notebook Italia, Toshiba will soon launch an entry-level 7-inch Android tablet that will debut at next week’s Consumer Electronics Show. The black and blue slate features a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor, a 1024 x 600-pixel display, a rear camera, a microUSB port and a microSD slot. A leaked image also reveals three capacitive buttons, leading us to believe it will not be running Android 3.2 Honeycomb or Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. With the recent success of the Kindle Fire, numerous low-priced tablets are slated to appear at this CES and Toshiba’s new 7-inch model will be among them. Additionally, according to Toshiba’s Japanese website, the company will be showcasing the “world’s thinnest and lightest 10.1-inch tablet” at CES next week. Toshiba introduced the AT200 tablet last fall, which measured at just 7.7mm thick, however the company never announced a release date.

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LG website reveals entry-level Optimus 2

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

LG has updated its website to include the follow up to last year’s Optimus smartphone, simply named the Optimus 2. The device features a 3.2-inch display with Android 2.3 and an 800Mhz processor. Additionally, the Optimus 2 sports GPS, Bluetooth 3.0, a microSD slot, a 3.2MP camera and a 1,500 mAh battery. Interestingly enough, it looks like the device will run a stock version of Gingerbread. There has been no word on a release date, but the Optimus 2 will most likely be marketed as a budget-friendly entry-level smartphone that may make an appearance at next week’s Consumer Electronics Show.

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Sanwa pico projector also charges your iPhone

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2012

Apple’s been making inroads with enterprise users for some time, and now Sanwa’s giving the iPhone some serious presentation chops with its new pico projector. The 400-PRJ011 is compatible with both the iPhone 4 and the 4S, powered by its own 2,100mAh battery and also charges your iPhone’s battery whenever you turn the projector function off. It’s got a five hour charge time, can provides 2.5 hours of steady projection and throws images on the wall up to 65-inches in size at 640 × 360 resolution and a 1,000:1 contrast ratio. A global release date has yet to be announced, but our Japanese friends can pick one up for ¥19,800 ($260).

Sanwa pico projector also charges your iPhone originally appeared on Engadget on Wed, 04 Jan 2012 01:16:00 EDT. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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HTC Elite flagship phone and 4G LTE Windows Phone to hit AT&T in early 2012

Monday, December 19th, 2011

BGR has learned from a trusted source that HTC is preparing to switch up the company’s strategy a bit in 2012. In order to focus getting quality products to market, we have heard that HTC’s release schedule is going to be shockingly quiet for most of the first quarter next year. HTC will also release fewer phones overall in 2012 compared to 2011, we’re told. We’ve also been given exclusive details surrounding several upcoming phones from the Taiwan-based vendor, including HTC’s first 4G Windows Phone for AT&T and its flagship Android handset for the first half of the year. Hit the break for more.

HTC is currently set to deliver an HTC Titan-like smartphone with a 4.7-inch display and 4G LTE to AT&T — the first LTE Windows Phone we know of — and the release date is currently slated for February 5th, so we should expect a CES announcement. Additionally, we got word that HTC’s flagship handset for the first half of 2012 will be called the HTC Elite. Joining the HTC Ville and HTC Edge, the Elite will obviously run Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich and it will also have Beats Audio as well. AT&T is going to carry the handset according to our source, and it may launch as the “HTC Congressional,” sad though it may be. The phone is currently scheduled to launch during the first or second week of April. That’s all we have for you for the time being, but stay tuned as we’re working on getting our hands on photos of both phones.

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