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  • Sony releases the Dash

    Sony releases the Dash

    In a move that baffles and, in a way, excites, Sony has released the Dash, a $199 "personal Internet viewer." It's basically a 7-inch tablet that will cost $199. It looks absolutely nothing like the Mylo, which is very good news Within the device, an internal accelerometer supports vertical flip, allowing for two optional viewing angles: upright, ideal for a table or nightstand; and tilted… Read More

  • Review: T-Mobile Dash 3G

    Review: T-Mobile Dash 3G

    The short version: A solid, compact WinMo smartphone that’s capable of a lot, but can’t really compete with the others on the market. The Dash 3g is the successor to the Dash (obviously), which was a good phone back in the day, though limited by Windows Mobile as many phones are. The Dash 3G has its strengths, and shares some of its predecessor’s weaknesses, but more importantly… Read More

  • RIM purchases Dash Navigation

    RIM purchases Dash Navigation

    Huh, this could work out. Remember Dash? It was that the little GPS start-up company that made the innovative PND that had a monthly subscription, but also routed you around traffic issues through the magic of the cloud. You probably never saw one in person because, well, no one wants a GPS with a monthly fee. Anyway, RIM, the makers of BlackBerrys of course, just purchased the company. Read More

  • RIM purchases Dash Navigation

    RIM purchases Dash Navigation

    Huh, this could work out. Remember Dash? It was that the little GPS start-up company that made the innovative PND that had a monthly subscription, but also routed you around traffic issues through the magic of the cloud. You probably never saw one in person because, well, no one wants a GPS with a monthly fee. Anyway, RIM, the makers of BlackBerrys of course, just purchased the company. Read More

  • T-Mobile Dash goes black, turns to the Dark Side

    T-Mobile Dash goes black, turns to the Dark Side

    It’s been over two years since HTC first launched the Excalibur, better known as the T-Mobile Dash here in the States. Originally released with a metal-like finish (perhaps paying homage to its Arthurian roots), this affordable smartphone (currently $99 after MIR) is finally receiving a makeover, albeit a minor one, just in time for the new year. The Dash is now available in Darth… Read More

  • Dash Navigation can't find its way, lays off two thirds of employees

    Dash Navigation can't find its way, lays off two thirds of employees

    Dash Navigation is getting out of the hardware business and cutting 55 jobs, or 65% of its workers. The startup, which is backed by both Sequoia and Kleiner Perkins, makes the Dash Express car GPS device. This is a network-connected GPS that pools the location and speeds of all nearby Dash owners to give them back real-time traffic reports. It also supports geoRSS feeds, and other GPS apps. Read More

  • Best Buy's Insignia GPS gets previewed

    Best Buy's Insignia GPS gets previewed

    Insignia, Best Buy’s house brand, is launching two GPS units that come with cellular connectivity built-in – somewhat like the Dash GPS. The notable difference is that these two GPS units use Google Local search instead Yahoo Local search. We won’t ruin this dudes entire post but let’s just say, it sounds like a house brand product to us.  Satellite lock was very slow on… Read More

  • Best Buy-house brand Insignia GPS units getting Google search

    Best Buy-house brand Insignia GPS units getting Google search

    Google search is finally making its way into GPS units with the latest from Insignia. The two units are going to boost built-in cell phone modems that will power the Google search and ‘cording to a Best Buy spokeswomen, there will be no fees for the first year. (Sounds like Dash) The Google access will allow owners to locate places with the power of Google and even forward route info from… Read More

  • Contest: We're Giving Away A Dash GPS.  Just Come Up With An App To Make It Better

    Contest: We're Giving Away A Dash GPS. Just Come Up With An App To Make It Better

    Do you want a Dash GPS? We are going to give one away to the person who can come up with the best idea for a geo-aware app that would work on the device. (Courtesy of Trulia and Dash). The Dash is a GPS unit that is connected to the Internet through a cellular data network so it can tell you where is the nearest restaurant, gas station or hospital. You can also download geo-RSS feeds and apps… Read More

  • By talking into cellphone, Dash users can now set up GPS directions

    Those of you using the much-hyped Dash GPS unit have another reason to brag to your friends. You can now send GPS’d directions to your Dash unit by taking advantage of two new voice recognition systems from Tellme and Dial Directions. Basically, if you know what you want, you call 1-DIRECTIONS (1-347-328-4667), say the address or intersection of where you want to go, and the service sends… Read More