Happy 2010! This week on Diggnation we discuss our new year's resolutions, a sexy 40 year old Gwen Stefani, Apple Tablet news, Avatar's pro-smoking stance, compare the internet speeds and costs across the globe, and a bare knuckled Nexus One review!
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Nexus One Review by Engadget
The "joy factor" has been stepping it up on Android phones! The guys discuss the new Google Nexus One and compare it to a bunch of other smart phones including the iPhone, Palm Pre, & Droid. Is the biggest enemy for the iPhone their own App Store?
Also, Alex's iPhone app has been released! Check out Duel for the iPhone. A totally rad mobile game for just $1!
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James Cameron's nicotine puffing character in Avatar (Sigourney Weaver) is meant to be disliked, so he didn't nix the idea of her being a smoker, drinking and cusser. Alex talks about his opinions on smokers and how film's positions on anti-smoking isn't realistic. People smoke, big deal. At this point, everyone knows that smoking is bad. Kevin notes that it's our current age's natural selection.
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We check in with Kevin's poll: without seeing it, would you order the Apple Tablet today? You'd be surprised with the results... check it out! Would this replace your current laptop? There is a major difference with laptops and tables, including the Kindle - laptops are active screens (that = effing up your eyes) while the Kindle, and other tablets, are passive e-papers (that = love for your eyes). Also, hear Kevin's ideas on the social aspect of the Kindle.
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Just another reason to make you wish you lived in Japan. Our internet is expensive, and slow. Kevin stops his torrents long enough to test his connection and calls BS on the alleged US average.
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