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Samsung Captivate Galaxy S unboxing

Samsung Captivate Galaxy S logo

As mentioned previously, the Samsung Captivate launches on July 18th on AT&T for $199, making it the first respectable (in our opinion) smartphone on the AT&T network. So while you’ll have to wait until Sunday to get your hands on one, we were able to get an early look at the device thanks to AT&T, and while our review is forthcoming, we put together an unboxing gallery showing off the device. Hit the link below for a nice look at the Samsung Captivate hardware—we’ve got a good 25 images for you.

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iPhone 4 orange Bumper Case gallery

iPhone 4 orange Bumper with iPhone 4

We know that a bunch of you have been wondering when the heck would start shipping Bumper Cases in colors other than black, which has been available since the launch of the —and even that has been limited in quantity. Well, we finally got our hands on the orange Bumper Case, and figured we’d throw up a photo gallery showing it off.

You can pick up the iPHone 4 Bumper Case for $29 from Apple.

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White iPhone 4 photo gallery

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Apple, Cell Phones, Features, Handhelds

White iPhone 4 back camera

As previously reported, Apple delayed the white iPhone 4 availability due to manufacturing challenges, and the smartphone should finally be available later this month, if Apple is to be believed. In the meantime, it looks like the white is starting to roll off of the manufacturing belt, as we’ve come across a ton of images of the device by way of Japan.

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iPad Keyboard Dock unboxing gallery

iPad Keyboard Dock front of box

While the launched on April 3, it took Apple a couple of weeks to get the iPad Keyboard Dock into stores and into the hands of iPad owners, many of whom complained about not having a comfortable method of inputting text into the device. Of course, you can also use a Bluetooth keyboard with the iPad, or you can use the on-screen keyboard in landscape mode—in fact, we typed our entire iPad review on the iPad digital keyboard. However, for those that wanted the keyboard dock, which can even charge the iPad while you are using it, it’s finally available. We’ve put together this unboxing gallery to show off the device from all angles, and we’ll have a review for you soon. In the meantime, you can pick up your own iPad Keyboard Dock at the Apple Store online for $69.

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Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7 unboxing gallery

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Cameras, Features, Galleries, GPS

Panasonic Lumix DMC-ZS7 unboxed!

We just got the Lumix DMC-ZS7 digital camera in for review, and we must say, we are pretty stoked. We were big fans of last year’s DMC-ZS3, and the ZS7 improves upon that model with a 16x intelligent optical zoom, 12.1 megapixel images, much improved facial recognition, and integration. We’re excited to put this one through the paces, especially with the built-in geotagging, and we will have that to you soon. In the meantime, we’ve put together a Lumix DMC-ZS7 unboxing gallery to show off the goods. Check it out!

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Palm Pre Plus unboxing gallery

Palm Pre Plus display

We’ve finally got around to getting our hands on the Plus, Verizon’s version of the Pre, which had hoped would spur the additional sales needed to take the company away from the brink of irrelevance at best, and extinction at worst. While that may not have happened, and while we can go over the myriad of reasons why (Palm, your App Store is atrocious…,) one that thing we are sure about is that the Pre Plus is a great phone. In fact, it has some features that you’d be hard-pressed to find in any other device, like the ability to act as a Mobile Hotspot for up to five other devices. We’ll be hitting you with a review of the Palm Pre Plus shortly, but in the meantime, go ahead and take a gander at our Pre Plus unboxing gallery.

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Diddy Beats packaging revealed

Diddy Beats: Front of box

During , announced the Diddy Beats, an addition to the headphone line. The Diddy Beats are leather-wrapped in-ears that sport a high-polished enamel end cap with the letters “db” on them. They should be available in March or April for $179, but for now, we’ve got a look at the packaging to hold you over.

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Barnes and Noble nook vs. Amazon Kindle: Size comparison shots

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Features, Handhelds

B&N nook next to Amazon Kindle

Hot on the heels of our Barnes & Noble nook unboxing gallery, we got a ton of requests from you guys asking us to compare the nook directly against the 2. So we put the nook right up against Amazon’s Kindle 2, and shot some photos. In a nutshell, the nook is smaller in length and width, but is a little but thicker than the Kindle 2. I personally don’t think one has an advantage over the other in terms of size, but hey, check out the nook vs Kindle size comparison gallery, and judge for yourself, mmkay?

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Barnes & Noble nook unboxing!

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Features, Galleries, Handhelds

Barnes & Noble nook out of casing

We just landed a Barnes & Noble , and while our review is forthcoming, we figured it’d only be appropriate to hit you with a nice gallery of unboxing photos of the device aimed to take on the Amazon . We give you a look at the nook packaging, touchscreen, welcome screen, and of course, multiple views of the hardware itself. Our early impressions? The nook is nice, and feel great in the hand.

Head on over to our unboxing gallery to check out our Barnes & Noble nook photos, and let us know what you think, and what you want to hear about!

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Sonos S5 unboxing gallery

Posted by Andru Edwards Categories: Home Entertainment

Sonos S5 box front

After reporting on the existence of the , we were immediately excited to get our hands on a unit to see how it stacked up against the rest of the lineup. If you’ve followed us for any length of time, you know that we at Gear Live are huge fans, so it makes sense that our unit arrived as soon as they were available, and we had it set up within minutes. Literally.

The S5 is the easiest way to get up and running with Sonos. We had it unboxed, plugged in, and playing music in under five minutes, controlling it with an iPhone. The price is right too, something we’ve previously criticized Sonos about. The entry level into Sonos used to be $999, but with the S5 that drops down to $399. Put this one on your Christmas list, folks. We’ve snapped a bunch of images of the S5, which you can find in our Sonos S5 unboxing gallery.

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