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Galaxy Tab 8.9 and Galaxy Players 4.0 and 5.0 pegged for October launch in US

Sammy has been quite busy lately and it seems some long-awaited products are finally making their way to US shores. While rumor has it the US may not be getting the new Galaxy Tab 7, it seems it won’t be long before Android lover[...]
Galaxy Tab 8.9 and Galaxy Players 4.0 and 5.0 pegged for October  launch in US
Galaxy Tab 8.9 and Galaxy Players 4.0 and 5.0 pegged for October  launch in USGalaxy Tab 8.9 and Galaxy Players 4.0 and 5.0 pegged for October  launch in US

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Unlocked Xperia Arc now available in the US

Hey US consumers, if you’ve been waiting for a new GSM Android device from Sony Ericsson, your wait is over. An unlocked Xperia Arc just hit Sony’s online store. This is coming before any US carriers could get their hands o[...]
Unlocked Xperia Arc now available in the US

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LG Thrill 4G coming to AT&T this summer

Today at the 2011 3D Entertainment Summit in New York, while Tim O’Brien, Vice President of Marketing for LG Mobile Phones, was delivering remarks on technology’s important role in the evolution of entertainment and 3D specifically, he[...]
LG Thrill 4G coming to AT&T this summer
LG Thrill 4G coming to AT&T this summer

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Apple starts selling an unlocked iPhone 4 in the US

I’m sure many of you already know about this, but if you visited Apple.com anytime in the past day or so, you probably noticed that Apple started selling unlocked iPhones in the US, which they had done in other parts of the world[...]
Apple starts selling an unlocked iPhone 4 in the US

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Toshiba brings Qosmio X770 to the US, gamers and movie enthusiasts rejoice

If you need a high-performance laptop for either gaming, watching 3D movies or media creation, today Toshiba announced something for you, US consumers! Available soon to the US market is the Qosmio X770 and Qosmio X770 3D series of hig[...]
Toshiba brings Qosmio X770 to the US, gamers and movie enthusiasts rejoice
Toshiba brings Qosmio X770 to the US, gamers and movie enthusiasts rejoiceToshiba brings Qosmio X770 to the US, gamers and movie enthusiasts rejoiceToshiba brings Qosmio X770 to the US, gamers and movie enthusiasts rejoiceToshiba brings Qosmio X770 to the US, gamers and movie enthusiasts rejoice

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HTC Sensation exclusive to T-Mobile stores by June 15

With tons of new product news coming from Computex, today we have some exciting news coming from the states. Starting with a tweet from @TMobile last night that read “We have some “sensational” news coming later tonig[...]
HTC Sensation exclusive to T-Mobile stores by June 15
HTC Sensation exclusive to T-Mobile stores by June 15

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Sony puts VAIO S and F Series up for pre-order in the US

It seems that Sony’s been quite busy on the laptop front, recently announcing two series of laptops now available for pre-order, the VAIO S and VAIO F Series. Starting with the S series, this 13.3-inch ultraportable is packed in [...]
Sony puts VAIO S and F Series up for pre-order in the US
Sony puts VAIO S and F Series up for pre-order in the USSony puts VAIO S and F Series up for pre-order in the USSony puts VAIO S and F Series up for pre-order in the USSony puts VAIO S and F Series up for pre-order in the US

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Microsoft special offer for students, buy a Windows 7 PC get a FREE Xbox 360

Now this is something that you don’t see everyday and I noticed it thanks to a tweet by Xbox Live’s Major Nelson. I thought it was something worth mentioning. Although the school year is ending for many high school students[...]
Microsoft special offer for students, buy a Windows 7 PC get a FREE Xbox 360

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Fujitsu’s LifeBook T901 tablet PC available now

If you loved the Fujitsu LifeBook T900 convertible tablet PC, then you’ll love the newest tablet PC available from Fujitsu, the LifeBook T901, which is now available to the US market. This follow-up to the T900 features a 13.3-in[...]
Fujitsu’s LifeBook T901 tablet PC available now
Fujitsu’s LifeBook T901 tablet PC available now

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Lenovo ThinkPad X1 gets it right with thin design and raw power, available now

If you follow the tech scene closely, you probably already know that everyone has been buzzing about Lenovo’s new ThinkPad X1. This powerfully thin laptop is now available in the US, so if you’re looking for something rival[...]
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 gets it right with thin design and raw power, available now
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 gets it right with thin design and raw power, available nowLenovo ThinkPad X1 gets it right with thin design and raw power, available now

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Hanvon unveils Industry’s First Dual-Touch Solution by Pure EMR Technology

Today at SID 2011 in Los Angeles, one of America’s largest Screen Expos, Hanvon, the leading global eReader and touch technology manufacturer,  unveiled a revolutionary new method of enabling touch-based interfaces, the Hanvon ERT Touc[...]
Hanvon unveils Industry’s First Dual-Touch Solution by Pure EMR Technology

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Onkyo debuts new network-capable home theater receiver, brings advanced video capabilities

Known for their quality home entertainment technology, Onkyo recently introduced the TX-NR809 THX Select2 Plus Certified, 7.2-channel, network-capable home theater receiver with new audio and video upgrades. The TX-NR809 adds both the [...]
Onkyo debuts new network-capable home theater receiver, brings advanced video capabilities
Onkyo debuts new network-capable home theater receiver, brings advanced video capabilitiesOnkyo debuts new network-capable home theater receiver, brings advanced video capabilitiesOnkyo debuts new network-capable home theater receiver, brings advanced video capabilities

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Samsung Infuse 4G on AT&T coming May 15

First introduced at CES 2011 back in January, the Samsung Infuse 4G is finally showing its head. At a Samsung/AT&T press conference today it was finally announced that Samsung’s first 4G phone on AT&T will be coming May 1[...]
Samsung Infuse 4G on AT&T coming May 15
Samsung Infuse 4G on AT&T coming May 15Samsung Infuse 4G on AT&T coming May 15

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Nintendo drops Wii to $150, launches ‘Nintendo Selects’

Although the coming of the Project Cafe, Nintendo’s answer to a Wii successor coming in 2012, is certainly exciting news, today the company “dropped” some other great news. Starting May 15, the Nintendo Wii will be so[...]
Nintendo drops Wii to $150, launches ‘Nintendo Selects’

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Deal: Acer 27-inch LED monitor for $279

I know we don’t usually post these types of things here on Akihabara News, but I think that while everyone would love to own the latest and greatest tech toys, it’s not always possible due to the prices. Deals are also some[...]
Deal: Acer 27-inch LED monitor for $279
Deal: Acer 27-inch LED monitor for $279

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ORIGIN EON17-S matches bulky weight with pure power

This may not be a computer from an Asian company, but this laptop from Miami-based ORIGIN PC does have the fastest mobile processor clock speed in the world. Today ORIGIN announced the availability of the EON17-S with second gen Sandy [...]
ORIGIN EON17-S matches bulky weight with pure power
ORIGIN EON17-S matches bulky weight with pure power

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‘Wii 2′ to be revealed at E3 in June, coming 2012

Early this morning Nintendo revealed that the successor to its popular Wii will be coming next year. There have been many rumors leading up to this, as it is also rumored that the new video game system will be codenamed Project Cafe, b[...]
‘Wii 2′ to be revealed at E3 in June, coming 2012

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Acer’s Iconia Tab W500 hits US retailers today with Windows 7

If you’ve been waiting for a device with a full desktop OS, but offers the mobility of a tablet combined with the productivity and familiarity of Windows 7, the new Acer Iconia Tab W500 has finally arrived.  This tablet is the id[...]
Acer’s Iconia Tab W500 hits US retailers today with Windows 7
Acer’s Iconia Tab W500 hits US retailers today with Windows 7Acer’s Iconia Tab W500 hits US retailers today with Windows 7Acer’s Iconia Tab W500 hits US retailers today with Windows 7Acer’s Iconia Tab W500 hits US retailers today with Windows 7Acer’s Iconia Tab W500 hits US retailers today with Windows 7

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Samsung takes over where Flip left off, new Multi-Proof W200 Pocket Cam

Filling the void the recently retired Flip cams left, today Samsung announced its new Multi-Proof W200 Pocket Cam, which  is designed to be taken truly anywhere. The rugged design means it’ll be able to withstand the elements and[...]
Samsung takes over where Flip left off, new Multi-Proof W200 Pocket Cam
Samsung takes over where Flip left off, new Multi-Proof W200 Pocket CamSamsung takes over where Flip left off, new Multi-Proof W200 Pocket CamSamsung takes over where Flip left off, new Multi-Proof W200 Pocket Cam

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