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Motorola RAZR HD The Review. a day in the hands of a maniac…

Motorola are launching a new offensive on the fast emerging 4G LTE handset market with a masterpiece of design and function, the Kevlar and glass wrapped RAZR HD. With the rich heritage of the RAZR family it was only a matter of time till Motorola got the formula right once again, randomly changing design has that effect.

The sleek design, smooth ICS interface and incredible speed of 4G combine into the perfect storm of a handset. This phone may be even better than the original RAZR flip phones.

In the Technoid Labs here at Highpants we were lucky enough to receive a brand new RAZR HD for testing this week. This was the first unboxing in quite a while that had a crowd gathering, generating many oww ahhh moments. The RAZR HD was quickly put into service, first impressions universally concluded that this is one sharp looking and sleek handset.

In the 4G handset market the iPhone 5 has quickly taken position as the number one handset while the Samsung SIII has taken the 3G market by storm, and these are just two of the fierce competitors in the mobile phone handset market. HTC have been providing 4G LTE handsets from the outset, they now have high end 4G models; the One X and One X HD are HTC’s super phones. LG has their new Optimus G super phone as well. The handset market has to be one of the most competitive and fast changing markets in the world, a tough battlefield.

At the moment Motorola has a serious chance to win market share through the shakeup that is the 4G transition, if they have the right weapon, which the RAZR HD may just be.

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ASUS Transformer Infinity, Full Hi-Def Tablet Glory….

ASUS, battling for the portable computing market continues to set the standard in Android tablets. Samsung, Acer and now even Google are all amongst ASUS’s top competitors, all fighting to get tablets into consumers hands.

The latest Transformer, the Infinity, will be ASUS’s top of the line model when it’s released on July 16 in the US. With it’s brilliantly clear and bright Super IPS+ display capable of 1920x 1200 resolution, the fastest Tegra 3 chipset yet and a brand new 8-megapixel camera, the Infinity is shooting to be the new King of Android tablets. The new weapon of choice for road-warriors around the world.

As with all Transformer models the Infinity can be purchased with its utilitarian docking keyboard. Converting the Infinity into a laptop with dimensions that would make an Ultrabook envious. On it’s own the Infinity is one of the sleekest Android tablets on the market, with the keyboard attached it becomes the most powerful Android notebook available.

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Gorilla Glass 2: Welcome To The Jungle…

Gorilla Glass, protecting our favourite gadgets this Superman tough glass is the unsung hero of the gadget world and is about to receive an upgrade. Producing by Corning the new generation of Gorilla Glass will be demonstrated at the upcoming CES show in Las Vegas next week. With hammers at the ready Corning will be demonstrating the almost indestructible nature of the Gorilla. Corning takes great pride in destroying its Gorilla Glass and posting the videos, not an easy task if the demonstrations is anything to go by. The testing that Corning puts Gorilla Glass through confirms the glass is tough, flexible and scratch resistant, with some saying it’s as tough as steel while still being crystal clear.

Corning Gorilla Glass has been a tremendous success for Corning, enjoying excellent market acceptance across mobile device industries. Handset and tablet device manufacturers are clearly driving toward higher functionality from thinner designs. Corning’s latest innovation in Gorilla Glass technology is very well positioned to meet these challenges and enable broader touch technology penetration,” said James R. Steiner, senior vice president and general manager, Corning Specialty Materials. Product details will be included in an announcement planned for Monday, January 9, 2012.

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