Amazon Smartphone: Dialing Up Pressure on RIM BlackBerry?view story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) apparently is preparing a smartphone. Microsoft is readying Windows Phone 8. Apple iPhone 5 seems set for late 2012. Samsung Galaxy handsets continue to hum along. And RIM hopes to survive and ship BlackBerry 10 in early 2013. (IT news)

AT&T latest to roll out OTA update to remove universal search on Galaxy S IIIview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – AT&T has joined the ranks of carriers rolling out an OTA update for the Galaxy S III.  Part of the update is removal of local (on device) search. (IT news)

Samsung Galaxy S I, II And III Go Head-To-Head In A Display Shootoutview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – The Samsung Galaxy smartphone series has presumably gotten better over the years, right? Well as far as processing speed, memory and improved UIs are concerned, then absolutely. But what about the AMOLED displays—- has it gotten better over the years? Well, yes and no. (IT news)

Polycom (Again) Reworks Channel Programview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – Someone at Polycom (NASDAQ:PLCM) must love channel program overhauls. (IT news)

[SOLVED] ATI Underscanview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – Over the last couple days I have been struggling with underscan on my HTPC (by default a couple inches of my screen would be cut off). Adjusting underscan in the Catalyst Control Center solved the problem, but it wouldn't save changes after a reboot. (Hardware)

Problem with failing ata linkview story

https://bbs.archlinux.org – Hello,I might be in the wrong section, but I got a serious issue I can´t track down!Lets start with the symptoms:on BIOS-HW-initialisation I get randomly a S.M.A.R.T. (HowTos)

LG VS930 for Verizon Wireless smiles for the camera and gets leaked service manualview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – With the LG Spectrum (VS920) on the way out the door, Verizon needs a replacement. The VS930 seems like the perfect device since it recently passed through the FCC. Engadget was able to get some pics of this device, which resembles the Optimus LTE II. There is one problem through as it doesn’t look like the VS930 will sport 2GB of RAM like the LTE II. (IT news)

Samsung Windows Tablets: Strong Business Demandview story

http://www.thevarguy.com – As the world awaits Windows 8 and Windows RT tablets (such as Microsoft Surface), here’s a twist: Samsung’s Series 7 Slate tablets (actually called Slate PC) running Windows 7 are selling well and the company has had trouble keeping up with demand, according to a briefing at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2012 (WPC12). (IT news)

International Galaxy Note receives minor update with some major changesview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Samsung has just released a so-called minor update for the Galaxy Note for our international Android family members. The update takes G Note owners from ICS 4.0.3 to 4.0.4. (IT news)

Speed issues with Precise on AMDAthlonview story

http://askubuntu.com – I have an AMD Athlon X2 260 processor (dual core @ 3.2 Ghz - No over clocking, default BIOS values) running on an ASUS motherboard. It is a brand new motherboard and has 4 GB RAM. I have installed 12.04 -64 bit on it. All updates installed Firstly, it takes about 13 secs to log in and see the desktop wallpaper after entering the password. (HowTos)