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Opera for tablets to be on display at CES

Announced via their My Opera blog, popular software developer Opera will have a tablet only version of their browser on display at CES. As you will see in the video below, Opera for tablets appears to be running on a Samsung Galaxy Tab, with a very familiar “all new” UI. Right from the beginning of the video demo you’ll notice Opera’s “Speed Dial” bookmark… Read more

Verizon Wireless 4G LTE launches on December 5th

This morning Verizon Wireless held a conference call, where they announced the launch date for their LTE service.  Starting this Sunday, December 5th, you’ll be able to walk into a Verizon Wireless store and pick yourself up a device and hop on their 4G network.  LTE will cover 38 cities and will be in 60 airports, at launch.  Street level maps will… Read more

Google Holiday Media Party 2010

A media only super special holiday party hosted by Google? You don’t say… Oh? And it’s “an evening of informal (and off the record) conviviality with our Communications staff and key Googlers?” This is getting interesting… Jackpot! “Drinks and hearty appetizers will be served.” All kidding aside, Google is now sending out invites to the… Read more

Verizon holding 4G press event tomorrow (December 1st)

Verizon has been adamant, since word first got out, that by the end of 2010 they would have some sort of a 4G network up and running. Thanks to a press event scheduled for tomorrow, December 1st, it looks like Big Red is still right on track. So what can we expect at said press event? Starting at 12 EST, Tony Melone, senior vice president and chief… Read more

Samsung event scheduled for November 8th

As of this morning, Samsung started sending out invites to an event they’ll be hosting to reveal a new Android handset. Other than the fact that the event will be held Monday November 8th at 6PM, not much else is known. Current speculation leads to the reveal of the Samsung Continuum, but don’t your chickens just yet. There’s always the possibility that… Read more

Barnes & Noble’s NYC event likely to bear Nook 2

I loves me some Nook news, and there will be plenty to go around this holiday season. After announcing the November release of Nook software version 1.5, which primarily addresses performance and cross-platform synching, B&N sent out invitations to a “very special event” that will take place next week in their Time Square shop, NYC. No invite in my mailbox,… Read more

Sony launches line of Google TV products

Sony just finished their NYC unveiling of four televisions starting at 26″ and ranging from $599 to $1399 and a standalone set-top (well, not exactly meant to sit on top of your HD set) box for $399. They go on sale this weekend at Sony Style stores and will be seen at Best Buy locations starting October 24th. Pre-orders begin right now. Sony… Read more