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Verizon Launches Global Mobile Hotspot, Calls It Fivespot

Built by ZTE, the Fivespot from Verizon allows up to five devices to connect and share 3G speeds when traveling abroad. It will be available October 7 for $100 after a $100MIR.

Domestic Data Plans:
• $39.99 monthly access for 250 MB monthly allowance and $0.10/MB overage
• $59.99 monthly access for 5 GB monthly allowance and …

New T-Mobile myTouch Features FaceTime-like Video Chat

T-Mobile and HTC have just announced the “new” myTouch aka myTouch HD. Like the G2, the myTouch HD runs on T-Mobile’s super fast HSPA+ network (4G) that’s currently available in Biloxi and Gulfport, Miss.; Denver, Colo.; Huntsville, Ala.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Myrtle Beach, S.C.; Norfolk, Va.; Omaha, Neb.; Phoenix and Tucson, Ariz.; …

Reader Response: New Commenting System

Greetings Earthlings-

I’ll cut to the chase. We may switch to a new commenting system that could potentially wipe out all existing comments on Techland, including the ones from Nerd World days. The new commenting system is called Echo and other sites and blogs within the Time network are already on board. Rather than making the …

Every Continent Has Been Google Street Viewed

Remember when Google Street View launched in 2007? Countless hours were spent exploring the streets of NYC, Miami, Denver, Las Vegas and San Francisco. Some folks got pissy over privacy issues and others were caught with their pants down or something like that. Didn’t one of the Street View cars capture a crime in progress or …

Roku XDS Review: Choice Is Never a Bad Thing

As we mentioned in our Apple TV review, there’s no better time to be in the market for a set-top box. While we wait for Boxee to release the Box in November, we’ll take a look at Roku’s recently announced XDS.

It’s the cream of the crop and has the specs to back it up. It ships with an HDMI cable but also works with any TV, …

Official: 3D Star Wars Starting 2012

We knew this was going to happen and tonight, Lucasfilm made it official. The entire Star Wars saga will be rereleased in 3D starting with “The Phantom Menace” come 2012.

The folks at Lucas assure us fanboys that they’ll be taking their time reprocessing each film. ILM will be handling the conversion and Fox will be …

Apple TV (2010) Review: Welcome To The Family

There are two schools of thought on the new Apple TV, and rightfully so. On the one hand, you have the snarky, gadget blog trolling fanboys who will nitpick every little thing that it can’t or no longer does. And then there’s your Average Joe or your mom, who just wants to watch their Netflix queue. For all intents and purposes …

Bose Does the Unthinkable, Makes a TV

*forehead slap*

As far as we’re concerned, all you need to know about the Bose VideoWave entertainment system is that it a 46-inch TV costs $5400 and weights over 100 pounds. If you really want to know more then hit the jump for the press release.

The Daily Dose

Monday, September 27, 2010 -

Quote To Live By:

“If you’re good at something, never do it for free.” – Joker, The Dark Knight

Up Front:

Does this surprise anyone? Nokia had a touchscreen device back in 2004 and plans for an app store that were “killed” by management. Former employees and analysts worry that the company’s first …

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