Apple to Psystar: And don't get any bright ideas about a Black Friday sale, either

From CNET Having diligently hewn Psytar's legal coffin over the past year and a half, Apple has now taken up its hammer and set about nailing the Mac clone maker into it. This week, the company called for a permanent injunction against Psystar's operations.

Some Top-of-the-Line i7 iMacs are Shipping Dead or With Broken Screens

From DailyTech: Apple has certainly had its share of quality issues on its high-end OS-X-sporting notebooks and PCs. From hard drive (SATA) issues to display issues, Apple has been unable to remedy many of these issues despite repeated firmware updates and in some cases has left those affected to deal with the mess on their own. To add a bit of irony to such problems, Apple is infamous for its slogan "it just works", which it has used to poke fun at its "buggy" PC competitors.

Amazon Extends Battery Life of Newest Kindle by 85 Percent; Adds Native PDF Reader

From DailyTech: The popular Amazon Kindle e-book reader has received several key updates helping add additional features to the product, including native PDF support and increased battery life.

Blizzard: WarCraft 4 Years Away

From Tom's Hardware: Blizzard's J. Allen Brack recently chatted with AusGamers about the 5th birthday of World of Warcraft, and the overall Warcraft franchise spanning a whopping fifteen years. The interview talks about launching the crazy-popular MMORPG and the frantic pace Blizzard had to endure in expanding the then-available limited resources.

Third iPhone worm targets jailbroken iPhones

From InfoWorld: Another week, another worm hitting jailbroken iPhones. As with the previous exploits, which Rickrolled your phone's wallpaper and stole your data, this nasty piece of work burrows its way into your jailbroken device if you haven't changed the password for the iPhone's root account -- you have changed your root password, right? Right?

Apple Enters AT&T vs. Verizon Ad War

From PC World: In a battle between AT&T and Verizon Wireless that never seems to end, AT&T's partner Apple now appears to be getting into the mix with two retaliatory iPhone TV ad that air Monday night. The ads comes hot on the heels of AT&T's TV ad campaign that aimed to "set the record straight" around Verizon's "there's a map for that" campaign.

Major Intel chip upgrade coming to new Netbooks

From CNET Intel is set to announce the biggest makeover for its Atom processor since it was introduced back in the spring of 2008. And PC makers are ready with new Netbook models, some due before the mammoth Consumer Electronics Show in January.

Firefox hopes to one-up IE with fast graphics

From CNET Last week, Microsoft showed off some browser technology that could help Internet Explorer leapfrog the competition. But if Mozilla succeeds in its hope, Microsoft could be playing catch-up instead.

HP Announces Quarterly Earnings

From DailyTech: Computer companies are still facing a tough road despite the signs that the economy is turning around. More and more consumers are moving away from more expensive notebooks and desktops to low cost netbook computers which bring the average selling price of machines down.

OCZ Prepares USB 3.0 External Solid State Drive For CES

From DailyTech: When most people think of USB flash drives, the image that comes to mind is a small, compact device with a USB connector sticking out.

The company is announcing a new partnership with Symwave, a silicon supplier for SuperSpeed USB 3.0 devices, and the first prototype isn't what you'd expect. OCZ has created a large, flat, external Solid State Drive with a USB 3.0 slot. It will connect through a cable to computers with a USB 3.0 interface.


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