Google Developing Chrome Tablet - Report

From X-bit Labs: Google, the main search engine on the planet and the world's largest online advertising broker, is reportedly working on a tablet running Google Chrome OS.

The Google Chrome OS slate is reportedly powered by Nvidia Corp.'s Tegra 2 platform, according to Downloadsquad. The product reportedly features a 1280x720 multi-touch display, 2GB of RAM, minimum 32GB of flash memory, Wi-Fi/Bluetooth/3G connectivity, GPS, webcam, and a multi-card reader.

T-Mobile Teases 4G G2 Android Smartphone; Is This the Dual-core Glacier?

From DailyTech: RIM and Apple recently have been flattened under a deluge of high-powered Android handset releases. Between the Motorola Droid, Motorola Droid X, Motorola Droid 2, HTC Incredible, HTC EVO 4G, and Samsung Galaxy S/S Pro it's become hard to keep track of all these high-powered competitors.

Report: Microsoft Arc Touch Mouse Announcement Imminent

From DailyTech: When it comes to alternative input devices for desktop computers, it's kind of hard to top the good old mouse and keyboard. However, Apple is trying to bring its popular multi-touch technology from its MacBook/MacBook Pro offerings to the desktop with the Magic Trackpad.

Adobe to patch Reader zero-day bug Thursday

From InfoWorld: Adobe Systems said today that it would patch a critical Reader vulnerability on Thursday.

Two weeks ago, Adobe had promised to fix the flaw during the week of Aug. 16 with an emergency, or "out-of-band" security update, but had not slated a specific date. Computerworld had pegged the likely release date as Aug. 17 based on past Adobe practice of issuing many of its security updates on Tuesdays.

Apple Pulls Grooveshark Music Streaming App From ITunes

From PC World: Apple has pulled Grooveshark's music streaming application from its store due to a complaint from a major entertainment company just days after the application launched.

Grooveshark's iPhone application launched around Aug. 11, when Vishal Agarwala, its director of marketing and business development, wrote on Twitter that Apple had approved it. But just five days later, Apple sent Grooveshark a letter regarding the complaint.

Microsoft makes a return to Flight

From CNET One of the casualties of last year's layoffs at Microsoft was the Aces game studio responsible for the company's long-running Flight Simulator game.

At the time, Microsoft promised that the flight simulation franchise would continue in one form or another. This week, Redmond confirmed that it is indeed following through with a new title: Microsoft Flight.

Logitech Wireless K800 types in the dark

From CNET Logitech's newest Wireless Illuminated Keyboard K800 is a combination of last year's MK700 and its classic Illuminated Keyboard we loved so much. Released Wednesday for $100, the keyboard incorporates Logitech's PerfectStroke system that allows for uniform tactile feedback across the entire surface of the key, making for a cushy, comfortable typing experience.

Japan to Get "Titanium Blue" Gran Turismo 5 PS3 Bundle

From DailyTech: The game that many thought would never actually be delivered to consumers -- much like Duke Nukem Forever -- is now just a few short months away from its official launch. Gran Turismo 5 is the highly anticipated PlayStation 3 racing simulator from Polyphony Digital that will be going head-to-head with Forza 3, one of the crowning jewels of the Xbox 360.

Next-gen Blackberry Posts Weak Launch, Sells Only 150k Units

From DailyTech: Not long ago, Research in Motion held a commanding lead in the smartphone industry, with over 40 percent of the market in its pocket. Its BlackBerry smartphones were the choice for business users.

Now it reportedly has been passed in the U.S. by Google's seemingly unstoppable Android platform. And the iPhone looks to eventually catch up as well, growing at a faster pace than RIM.

Intel and Micron Start to Sample 3-Bit-Per-Cell 25nm Flash Memory

From X-bit Labs: Intel Corp. and Micron Technology on Tuesday announced the delivery of 3-bit-per-cell (3bpc) NAND flash memory on 25nm process technology, producing the industry’s highest capacity, smallest NAND device. The companies have sent initial product samples to select customers.


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