The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

Summary: With the summer nearing its end, gadget companies are gearing up for the fall and upcoming holiday season. With the iPhone 5 and Amazon tablet topping the list, here's what we have to look forward to.

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  • As the summer nears its end, gadget companies are gearing up for the fall and upcoming holiday season. With the iPhone 5 and Amazon tablet topping the list, here's what we have to look forward to.

    [For more gadget coverage, read The ToyBox]

  • Not since probably the iPhone 4 has a device elicited as much anticipation and speculation as the iPhone 5. The device's rumor mill runs the gamut of features, from the aesthetic to the functional.  Will it be bigger? Smaller? Thinner?  Curved? Cloud based? The list goes on and on. Predictably, of course, Apple has said next to nothing about the device, leaving all the marketing hype to the collective (and unpaid) blogosphere. What do we know? Besides the strong possibility that the device will get released either this September or October, painfully little. 

    [Read: iPhone 5 coming in October, not September, according to latest source]

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Topics: Amazon, Hardware, iPhone, Smartphones, Tablets

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  • RE: The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

    Mango? 3DS? Really???
    BoloMKXXVIII
    • RE: The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

      @BoloMKXXVIII

      Windows Phone Mango is the only one I care about. I will switch carriers to get the new Samsung phone with Mango. Hopefully they release it on all carriers like the Galaxy S.
      cool8man
      • RE: The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

        @cool8man

        I'm running Mango RTM on my HTC Trophy and it is amazing... Makes me think I <3 WP7 every time I use it :)
        audidiablo
  • RE: The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

    thats a bloody android phone next to Windows Phone 7 mango!!!
    Take that s**t off... I only want to see WP7 :) seriously!!!
    nessrapp
    • RE: The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

      @nessrapp <br>

      Its the flopping 6.5 LOL<br><br>Wp7 sells nothing. Samsung Bada even sells more
      Sultansulan
      • RE: The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

        @Sultansulan

        oh yea that is soo true... I totally missed the Windows logo.
        It appears android stole some ui designs from 6.5
        nessrapp
      • RE: The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

        @Sultansulan

        Actually it sells pretty well and when Mango hits watch out :) I love my windows phone more than any phone I've ever used by far. Not glitchy buggy and crappy like Google Hemroid :) no need to custom flash and all that crap just the way it should be right out the gate. :)

        Android is like a Hong Kong counterfeit of hybrid WinMo 6.5 and iOS. The only thing different is it runs worse then both :)
        audidiablo
      • So you're counting feature phones too?

        @Sultansulan
        It must really suck being you.
        William Farrell
  • RE: The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

    Im Sorry but the most Anticipated gadget & will change everything is "Ice cream sandwich Nexus 3 / Ice Cream Sandwich Tablet", ZDNet are so Apple lovers.
    newwales
    • RE: The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

      @paul_williams@... Yea. I'm surprised the author didn't consider Icecream Sandwich devices. People have been saying everyone copied Apple (I would tend to agree with that. And I don't see anything wrong in picking up from other's features) In iOS5 its Apple who has copied everyone else (Android, Blackberry OS and Windows Mobile 8).
      ashwith
      • RE: The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

        @ashclown

        Nobody but a handful of dorks care about Ice Cream Sandwich or whatever rip off nexus crap you're talking about :)

        FYI - Windows Mobile stopped at version 6.5, Starting with 7 it is 100% different all around and is fast and fluid. You mean Windows 8/Windows Phone 8
        audidiablo
  • RE: The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

    WP7 is so far a failure of epic proportions, personally I'm looking forward to the release of a Stepford Wife so I can trade in the temperamental one I already own.
    Alan Smithie
    • RE: The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

      @Alan Smithie

      WP7 has done a lot better than Android did in it's first year. Windows Phone's app store has grown twice as fast as Android and they've sold more hardware in the first year. Windows Phone just needs a flagship device like the Droid was for Android to ignite sales.

      I've been using Mango on a Samsung Focus for the past month and it is a much better OS than Android. Win Phone is smooth, stable, elegant; everything that Android isn't. The Xbox Live games are better than Android, the music store/media player is better, the Facebook integration is better, and the Office integration beats any productivity suite on Android. In general the apps on Android look like garbage compared to their Windows Phone counterparts.
      cool8man
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        audidiablo
      • RE: The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

        @cool8man
        Microsoft's mobile market share in last quarter of 2010 was 8%. It has continued to fall and the last report that I read (yesterday) was that it is now a mere 1.8%.
        Wakemewhentrollsgone
    • It worries your enough to lie,

      @Alan Smithie
      so I think I'll look into getting a WP7 this weekend.
      William Farrell
  • RE: The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

    iPhone...really. Don't all of the Lemmings out there already have one?
    colecrew
    • RE: The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

      @colecrew

      I don't I have a WP7 Mango :)
      audidiablo
  • RE: The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

    More over rated Android devices, yawn!!! I can't wait to dump my Droid (un)Incredible for a WP7.5 Mango device.
    hopp64
    • RE: The 10 most anticipated gadgets of the fall

      @hopp64
      +1

      I dumped my BB Storm2 right away. HTC Trophy ordered and overnighted the day it was available online. Couldn't of asked for more.

      HTC Trophy WP7 running Mango! :D
      audidiablo