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Sirius XM 2.0 Radios Due in 2011; Retail Lift Seen

Sirius XM said it will launch Satellite Radio 2.0 radios to be available in retail stores for the...

$50 Bazooka Testube for Dealers

Call us crazy but we think this is a good idea. Bazooka (SAS) began shipping a $50 demo...

Barnes & Noble May Be Up for Sale

Barnes & Noble may be ready for the sales block. The bookseller’s board of directors may elect to...

New Kenwood VP Sales

Kenwood announced it promoted David Hoag to VP sales of consumer electronics. Hoag is a 7 year veteran...

New BlackBerry Torch via AT&T Due August 12

Updated! Research in Motion launched an all new BlackBerry smartphone—its first slider + touch screen smartphone and its...

Volvo Can Stop Itself

Volvo will soon introduce a 2011 S60 with a $2,100 option that stops the car automatically to avoid...

1st OEM Integration Under Kicker Brand

Kicker is shipping a zero summing device, the ZXSUM8, that is its first OEM integration product under the...

Car Toys to Carry Mobileye Driver Safety

In a coup for the fledgling aftermarket driver safety business, Mobileye, maker of crash warning systems, has signed...

New Kindle 3 Sells Out in a Week

In only a week, the Kindle 3, Amazon’s new lighter and faster Kindle has sold out. The Amazon...

Android is Top Dog but iPhone is the Most Desired Phone

Android smartphone shipments grew an astounding 886 percent worldwide (and 851 percent in the U.S.) in Q2 compared...

OnStar Courts Retailers; Meeting with Specialists Across the Country

Four leading car stereo retail shops say they have signed non-disclosure agreements with OnStar and we are told...

Brick and Mortar Retail Lament from Ray Windsor

The pitch at retail could make you cry these days. A trip to buy some home theater components...

FridgePad Due this Fall

Your iPad needs a safe place in the kitchen where it won’t get smudged, splashed and dropped. So...

BlackBerry Blackpad Due November: Bloomberg

BlackBerry maker Research in Motion (RIM) secured the Internet rights to the name "blackpad.com" which is expected to...

B&N Fights Back with 1,000-Foot eReader Boutiques

In its war with Amazon over digital territory, Barnes & Noble is firing it’s next salvo. In September,...

MESA Chooses Kinetik

MESA, the Mobile Electronics Specialists of America buying group said it selected Kinetik as it vendor for car...

Viper SmartStart is Now on Android

Directed Electronics broadened the reach of its Viper SmartStart to Android smartphones so that the remote start app...

New BlackBerry Aimed at iPhone Could See Daylight Next Week

Research in Motion (RIM) is expected to announce a new touch screen BlackBerry that will be its latest...

Best Buy Gives Away iPhone 4 Shield

Best Buy is offering a free “Side Shield” for the iPhone 4 as of July 28 to anyone...

Apple Sued for iPad Overheating

For anyone hoping to use the iPad in the car, be aware of reports that the iPad shuts...