Monthly Archives: July 2011

TabletBuzzBlog News:Apple finds more ipad 2?s

In spite of confirming in April they’d presented ?only? 4.69 million Apple ipads, stating they had been scrambling to fulfill ?staggering? demand, and had been heavily back logged, Apple appears to have replenished their way to obtain more iPad 2s. … Continue reading

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Google refines search experience for big-fingered tablet owners

Having trouble selecting those tiny links with your big, ol’ digits on that swanked-out slab? Don’t you worry, Google’s just made some slate-friendly improvements to its bread and butter search site, and it’s available for iPad and Honeycomb 3.1+ users. … Continue reading

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Caltech researchers devise acoustic diode that sends sound one-way, could harvest energy

Sound has this habit of traveling in more than one direction — useful in most circumstances, but not so welcome when a person in one room is looking for a little peace and quiet while someone in the next is … Continue reading

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Photon questions, Gmail update issues [From the Forums]

We’ve come to Friday, and it’s been a fairly busy week for us here at Android Central. Although we skipped the podcast it was a good week. As you roll on into the weekend, make sure you head on back … Continue reading

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iPhone 4 gets upgraded for NFC payments the hard way

Softbank customers in Japan can simply get an NFC sticker to add some contact-less payments to their iPhone 4, but most folks don’t have it quite so easy just yet. There are some alternatives while you wait for Apple to … Continue reading

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TripAdvisor app for Windows Phone 7 now available

TripAdvisor, the popular travel planning tool, has just launched an app for Windows Phone 7. Just like the mobile website, the app allows you to search for anything travel-related — from hotels and flights to restaurants and points-of-interest to visit … Continue reading

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March 31 is World Backup Day 2011

Those benevolent armchair philanthropist Redditors are at it again! Four days ago a ‘self’ post extolling the potential virtues of a Backup Day exploded with 2500 upvotes and 1000 comments — and now World Backup Day 2011 is actually happening. … Continue reading

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A sneak peek at the next version of Android Market and Music app

Update: Tech From 10 seems to be offline — but we have lots of images and a hands-on review if you want to see what the new Music app is like. In what is probably a bit of a big-G … Continue reading

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Acer Iconia Tab A100 finally available in August for $300

It’s been a long and twisted road for Acer’s 7-inch Honeycomb tablet, but after all the starts and stops, we’ve finally got an ETA for the Iconia Tab A100. According to an email sent out to Acer retail partners today, … Continue reading

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XBee grows up, delivers WiFi to DIYers and Arduino enthusiasts

Good news DIYers, XBee now comes in WiFi flavors. The favorite wireless module of Arduino tinkerers everywhere is growing up and adding 802.11n to its normal compliment of RF and ZigBee options. Development kits are available now starting at $149 … Continue reading

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