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Sydney's Opal Card Rollout Continues Out West

Just as Transport NSW promised last year, the Opal card project is moving along at a rapid clip. As of today, Opal card readers have been installed in 120 train stations around the Sydney metropolitan network; the most recent rollout means the tap-on, tap-off system now extends from Casula in the south, to Wyong in the north, to Richmond and Emu Plains out west.


The 7-Inch HP TouchPad You'll Never Be Able To Buy

We’d heard about it half a year ago, and now here it is in the grainy, blurry flesh: HP’s 7-inch WebOS tablet that was dead before it ever left the front door. Luckily, it looks pretty mediocre!


Leak: Full Specs For HP's 9.7-inch Topaz webOS Tablet

Though we’ve already had a chance to see what they might look like, a new wave of leaks from PreCentral suggest that HP’s 9.7-inch webOS tablet will have a 1.2GHz processor, 512MB of RAM and wireless docking features like whoa.


Unconfirmed: First Look At The webOS Tablet We've Been Waiting For

Looks like we didn’t have to wait until February 9 after all to see HP’s webOS tablet. Engadget has what are reportedly the first pictures of the dark horse tablets that may finally step up to the iPad. And details.


HTC Touch HD, Touch 3G and Touch Viva Hands-On Impressions

We got hands on time with the HTC Touch 3G, Touch Viva and most importantly, the Touch HD last week at CTIA. Although we didn’t get to delve deep into its Windows Mobile guts, we did spend enough time fiddling with the TouchFLO interface up top that we know how it’ll feel for you on a day-to-day basis. You’ll be pleased.


Actual HTC Opal Spyshots Surface (Touch's Twin)

The Touch-like HTC Opal we saw renderings of earlier this week looks like it definitely exists, according to these leaked shots. Yeah, if you’re having a hard time seeing a difference from the original Touch, so are we. We saw some specs too that indicate it’s very similar (still no 3G, same processor), but here it is, in the wild. The Touch HD we saw definitely still holds the title of HTC leak-of-the-week, though, and if anything’s going to be a true successor to the original Touch, it’s that, not the Opal. Another shot post-jump. [Pocketpt.net via Boy Genius]


HTC Opal Leaks, The Sequel to the HTC Touch

We’ve already seen phones like the HTC Touch Diamond and Touch Pro, but according to some legit-looking internal documentation, the HTC Opal is the official sequel to the original HTC Touch. Word has it that the Opal will ship with the 3D TouchFLO interface we’ve seen in the latest HTC products (which makes sense), but unfortunately, the spec sheet dated from July shows that the Opal still lacks 3G and features the same 200MHz processor as its predecessor.