Microsoft to give partners heads-up on security vulnerabilities

From CNET News.com: Microsoft will be giving companies that sell security software and services to its customers a sneak peek at the technical details of the vulnerabilities in Microsoft software before the company releases its monthly "Patch Tuesday" updates.

Apple CEO Jobs Disappointed with MobileMe Service Woes

From DailyTech: One of the most popular services among Apple fans was the .Mac subscription service. To coincide with the release of the iPhone 3G and further excite its dedicated fan base into a frenzy, Apple announced that it would be launching an updated version of its subscription service and all existing users would be migrated to the upgraded service.

Lenovo Enters the Mini-Notebook Market with the IdeaPad S10

From LAPTOP Magazine: Rumors of Lenovo entering the mini-notebook space end here and now. Lenovo officially announced this morning its IdeaPad S10 - a 10-inch mini-notebook running the 1.6GHz Intel Atom chipset. Do we have a MSI Wind or Eee PC 1000H killer on our hands? Quite possibly.

Dell tries to trademark 'cloud computing'

From InfoWorld: The company is applying to trademark the term "cloud computing," according to a document on the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office's Web site.

MSI offers Wind netbook with better batteries

From InfoWorld: Micro-Star International will later this month offer a new version of its Wind mini-laptop with a far better, 6-cell battery, than the one currently on offer.

Mobile Linux Group Gets Members, Phones and Software

From PC World: The LiMo Foundation plans to announce new members on Monday, including one that is sharing code for developing mobile Web applications, in what the group says is an indication that its Linux mobile-phone platform is maturing.

LiMo Foundation, which recently subsumed the faltering Linux Phone Standards Forum, said that it has attracted 11 new members and that seven additional commercially available phones are based on the LiMo platform.

Apple Resurrects IPhone Tethering, then Kills it Again

From PC World: The on-again, off-again saga of NetShare, an iPhone tethering application, continued over the weekend as Apple Inc. briefly returned the program to the App Store on Friday, but then yanked it from the mart a second time.

Intel details future 'Larrabee' graphics chip

From CNET News.com: Intel has disclosed details on a chip that will compete directly with Nvidia and ATI and may take it into unchartered technological and market-segment waters.

Larrabee will be a stand-alone chip, meaning it will be very different than the low-end--but widely used--integrated graphics that Intel now offers as part of the silicon that accompanies its processors. And Larrabee will be based on the universal Intel x86 architecture.

Motorola names new cell phone chief

From CNET News.com: On Monday, the company announced that Sanjay Jha will be co-chief executive and head of the mobile-device business. Motorola said earlier this year that it will separate the mobile-device business from the rest of the company. And since the split was announced, it had been searching for someone to head up the division.

Dell, HP Lists Reveal Defective NVIDIA Mobile GPUs

From DailyTech: It turns out virtually all the NVIDIA mobile chips are defective. NVIDIA tried to brush off the issue stating that the issue was a "previous-generation" problem. However, it turns out that virtually all 8400M and 8600M chips are defective. These chips make up the bulk of NVIDIA's higher end graphics offerings. While NVIDIA started to roll out the first of its 9 series mobile chips, the 8 series represents the flagship line of its mobile offerings.

Pages

Subscribe to APH Networks RSS