A photo and now video from Hexxeh showing Google's Chromium OS running on an Apple iPad. Although the performance of the operating system on the iPad isn’t that great and the video demo is just 26 seconds long (which may be a good thing if you’re having a busy day today).
Toshiba announced the Satellite C660. The new laptop is ideal for users looking for a machine with adequate computing performance to handle their everyday computing needs - e.g. e-mailing, web-browsing, standard office applications and basic multimedia entertainment - in a really affordable package. Toshiba also unveiled the new Satellite Pro C660 that is targeted at professional users. Both, the Satellite C660 and the Satellite Pro C660 will be available early in the fourth quarter of 2010 throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa.
Sony today announced its first in-dash car navigation systems for the U.S. market, featuring technology powered by industry leader TomTom.
Designed to offer drivers the ultimate package of technology, innovation and style, the new XNV-770BT and XNV-660BT A/V navigation systems feature some of the most advanced car audio, video and navigational technologies in market today.
Gateway today expanded its line with additional models featuring an all new industrial design. The new AIO PCs join Gateway’s existing ZX One Series, adding more design choices, configurations and price points.
With MSRPs beginning at $899.99, the Gateway One ZX4951 Series and One ZX6951 Series feature 21.5- or 23-inch full high definition displays, powerful Intel Pentium or Core™ i3 processors and Blu-ray drives. Their compact size makes them perfect for small rooms, such as a dorm, home office or kitchen. In addition, the ZX6951 includes a TV tuner, so it can easily double as a TV and/or home entertainment center.
Gateway today unveils the Gateway NV59C66u notebook, the newest model in its Gateway NV Series line of notebooks, which features integrated WiMAX capabilities, a premium chassis design and a robust configuration.
No information on what’s new in iOS 4.2 Beta 2 and what it fixes but according to engadget it is less buggy than beta 1.
Borders today announced the addition of the new Kobo Wireless eReader to its digital assortment that now includes an industry leading selection of seven eReading devices. The addition of the new Kobo device advances Borders as a preferred destination for eReaders for virtually every household. Counting among its successes the recent launch of the Borders eBook store, powered by Kobo, and mobile applications - and its rapidly growing selection of eReading devices - Borders is poised for significant growth in the eReading market.
Today, Panasonic introduces Toughbook S9 which they claim to be the world’s lightest 12.1” laptop with DVD drive. Toughbook S9 powered with Intel Core i5-520M vPro processor, delivering up to 11 hours of battery life with a standard battery and weighing only 3.0 pounds.
Today, Toshiba introduces the Canvio 3.0 portable hard drives (HDD) featuring a SuperSpeed USB 3.0 interface. For the same price as competing USB 2.0 drives. Canvio 3.0 drives offer blazing fast file transfer up to 10 times the speed of USB 2.0 drives.
Origin has released its latest gaming notebook, the EON17. The 17.3-inch gaming notebook powered Core i7 CPU you can add upto 24GB of DDR3 RAM and dual 2GB NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M GPUs in an SLI configuration.
Yesterday, Intel has quietly updated its processor pricing list that features new mobile Celeron , i5 and i7 core processors .
Intel added two new mobile Celeron Processor P4600 and P3500 which cost $86 and $80 respectively. The interesting thing to be noted that Celeron P4600, that has the same price as worse performing Celeron P4500. The price of Celeron T3300 processor dropped from $86 to $80.
Sony is sending out invites for a press event in New York on October 12th, where the company will officially unveil its “The World’s First Internet Television” Google TV integrated Bravia line of internet TVs and blu-ray players.
T-Mobile has started offering its subscribers that "exclusive access" to early G2 pre-orders. Current subscribers can order the phone online or at retail up until October 4 to guarantee they will get the Android slider on the October 6 launch for the wider public. The phone costs $200 on a contract or $500 without.
Netflix and NBC Universal Announce Agreement to Stream Prior Season Cable and Broadcast TV Series New to Netflix Members
NEW YORK and BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., Sept. 24 -- Netflix, Inc. and NBC Universal Domestic Television Distribution today announced an expanded license agreement through which Netflix members can instantly watch a selection of broadcast series from the NBC television network and – for the first time on Netflix – content from some of NBC Universal's popular cable channels.
Clearwire Corporation a leading provider of wireless broadband services and operator of the largest 4G network in the country, announced that it has launched 4G roaming services with UQ Communications of Japan. Clearwire and UQ have collaborated to offer their customers the ability to take 4G speeds beyond their borders and to leverage true mobile broadband like never before. Available today, Clearwire and UQ customers using Intel WiMAX embedded netbooks and notebooks will be able to sign-up for a Day Pass and use unlimited data while travelling throughout the covered markets in Japan and the United States.
Today Target announced it will carry iPad in 1,743 Target stores nationwide beginning Oct. 3, 2010. Target guests can select from a range of iPad models, including the 16GB Wi-Fi model starting at $499.99, the 32GB and 64GB Wi-Fi and the Wi-Fi+3G models.
Dell is currently in the process of designing and manufacturing a new tablet, a device that will be similar in size and shape to Samsung’s Galaxy Tab, built with the intention of competing against Apple’s iPad.
Twitter is a real-time information network powered by people all around the world that lets you share and discover what’s happening now. It is very helpful for those who maintain their updates for their products, services and announcement. Same thing Google does.. Google has many official Twitter accounts too. Check out the list
TinyPic was my favorite image upload provider. I’m using it for more than one and half year, all images of this blog and my another blog is hosted on tinypic and now tinypic seem to abruptly stopped using the service.. As you can see my post images is already starting to cripple.
Heart Breaking Lines from TinyPic
Marvell, a worldwide leader in integrated silicon solutions, today introduced the world's first 1.5 GHz tri-core application processor, the Marvell ARMADA 628. This product incorporates a full System-on-a-Chip design (SoC) with three high performance Marvell-designed, ARM-compliant CPU cores operating as the world's first commercially available heterogeneous, multi-core, applications processor.
It appears that the wireless carrier has discovered that there are some issues with the network connectivity on Samsung Epic 4G, mostly related to the 3G capabilities of the phone, and that enhancements are being prepared for the phone's owners.
Here's the official word from Sprint:
Bad news for Xperia X10 smartphone users. The long promised Android 2.1 update won't come to their devices before the end of October.
We have earlier given some information on what to expect from this update and said that the roll-out was planned to start late Q3.
The plan for the added features and Android 2.1 step-up still holds but unfortunately we need a couple of more weeks before we are ready to start the roll-out.
The revised plan is to start the roll-out from end of October and onwards.
Panasonic, today announced the newest member of its Toughbook U1 ultra-mobile PC product family, the Toughbook U1 Ultra.
The new Toughbook U1 Ultra is equipped with a TransflectivePlus display for up to 6000 nit viewability in direct sunlight, 64GB solid state hard drive, 2GB of memory, an Intel Atom Processor (Z530 1.6Ghz) and Windows 7.
GreenPois0n jailbreak is the most awaited tool for Jailbreaking iOS 4.1/ 4.2 and iPhone users. But just beware of the fake site with same name as greenp0ison but using a different domain. Costin Raiu of ThreatPost also issued a warning to all those who are interesting jailbreaking their iDevices by saying that sources purporting to offer jailbreak tools for iOS 4.1 are, in fact, malicious
Netflix is launching in Canada today and it’s the first time Netflix will be available outside of the U.S.
For those of you who don’t know what Netflix is, it’s the leading internet movie subscription service, which basically means that Canadians can now watch an unlimited amount of movies and TV episodes for CDN$7.99 a month.
The PlayStation 3 (PS3) Update 3.50 Download is now available on PlayStation 3′s official site. The PS3 system software update (v3.50) is adding support for Blu-ray 3D Disc Playback.
Additional new features in the 3.50 update include:
The Motorola (Version.2.3.15.MB810.Verizon.en.US/BP-C-01.09.07P) update includes numerous enhancements.
Google just released a new version of the Gmail app in Android Market, so Gmail updates aren’t tied to Android version releases anymore. Now you can get new Gmail stuff faster without having to wait for system updates.
Today, Samsung Mobile announced the commercial launch of the world’s first 4G LTE-enabled, multi-mode, CDMA handset, the Samsung Craft (SCH-r900). Samsung Mobile also supplied the LTE infrastructure for MetroPCS’ commercial launch of 4G LTE service in Las Vegas, the first in the United States.
The Samsung Craft is available at MetroPCS stores and online in the Las Vegas metropolitan area for $299, after a $50 instant rebate, plus tax. The Samsung Craft boasts a brilliant, 3.3-inch AMOLED touchscreen display and sliding QWERTY keyboard. Powered by 4G LTE technology, the Craft provides a faster HTML Web experience, full-track music downloads and video streaming.
HP announced two new all-in-one PCs, the TouchSmart 310 and the Omni100. The HP Omni 100 PC features 20 inch widescreen display, 3GB of RAM etc while the HP Touchsmart310 PC features 802.11b/g/n Wi-Fi, 4GB of DDR3 SD RAM and many more
HP introduced two content devices designed to serve the access and print needs of digitally connected consumers. In addition, the company has simplified the print experience from mobile devices by offering HP ePrint on all new HP Photosmart devices as well as direct printing from Apple iPad, iPod touch and iPhone devices with iOS 4.2.
The HP Photosmart eStation All-in-One combines the full features of an HP All-in-One with web browsing and access to HP print apps and widgets – plus a detachable, 7-inch, full-color touchscreen for mobile freedom in the home.
Nokia has issued conflicting statements over the possible ship date for its N8 smartphone. A record number of pre-orders may delay the N8's arrival in some markets.
There have been a few stories this morning about the N8 availability which we feel need clarification. As we have previously said, we still expect to start the shipments by the end of the third quarter. As with every global launch, when the device reaches the hand of the customer will vary by market and operator.
Today, Darkstone released HTC Desire HD ROM Port. Finally you can download and use the Desire HD ROM that was unveiled last week.
Here is a little information provided by Darkstone
HTC Desire HD build for HTC HD2 by darkstone (Beta 2):
Easier to list whats NOT working:
- Camera (app closes itself)
- Ebook reader (E-Books do not open)
- Ringtones (Unable to select a ringtone, get a force close error)
- Video playback from SD card is slow, needs rectifying
- LED Notifications are bizzare, sometimes they work and sometimes they don't
// Creates a 1gb data.img (takes a long time to make on first boot, be patient. No, the HD2 has not crashed despite what the screen looks like! Wait 10 minutes or so.)
HTC Corporation, a global designer of smartphones, unveiled a new HTC Sense experience with the new HTC Desire HD and HTC Desire Z Android-based smartphones. The new HTC Sense experience continues HTC’s strong focus on the customer, placing people at the center by simply making its phones work in a more personal and natural way. HTC Sense introduces a number of key innovations including a series of connected services called HTCSense.com that enhance people’s mobile experience on HTC phones.
Some of the latest rumors suggested that October 21 would be the day when the first handsets running under Microsoft's new mobile operating system are put on sale.
In addition to confirming the release date for the new device, an internal document from O2 Germany, leaked into the wild courtesy of WMPoweruser, also unveils info on the handset's price tag.
PwnageTool bundle for iPhone 3G running final version of iOS 4.1 has been released. It has fully working Cydia and it also supports hacktivation, meaning the phone can still be unlocked (unlike iOS 4.2 bundle for iPhone 3GS, the authors note).
In a Sunday press release, Apple announced an on-sale date for the iPhone 4 in China Saturday, September 25, 8 am. iPhone 4 available at Apple Retail Stores including the new Apple Store Hong Kong Plaza in Shanghai and the new Apple Store Xidan Joy City in Beijing opening on the same day. iPhone 4 will also be available on Saturday at China Unicom retail stores for qualified buyers with a new two year contract.
More than 14 months after shutting the door on the official and third-party applications for Google Voice, Apple has relented, approving GV Mobile for the iPhone.
The app is available for download from the iTunes Webstore here for $2.99. "After a long year and a half of being home sick, GV Mobile makes an epic return to the App Store," Kovacs wrote
You can connect the 27-inch Apple LED Cinema Display to your Mac and it supersize your view with an incredible 2560-by-1440 resolution, LED backlighting for instant-on brightness, and an amazing 178-degree viewing angle.
Imation, a global leader in removable data storage,announced the introduction of a 1-terabyte (TB) native capacity cartridge to its line of Imation RDX(R) removable disk cartridges. The RDX system is designed to provide small and medium-sized businesses (SMBs) with easy and reliable backup, data security and expandable storage.
On 16 September 2010 Motorola acquired Aloqa GmbH, a privately-held, leading developer of location-based software and technologies that are designed to enable the discovery of relevant web content by mobile smartphone users. Terms of the transaction were not disclosed.