Motorola Droid Smartphone and Android 2.0 Get Hands-on Treatment



From DailyTech: One of the most popular smartphones on the market today is the iPhone from Apple. As such a popular device, the iPhone is naturally the target for many manufacturers when new devices that hit the market. While overseas the iPhone is going to more than one provider within a...

Dell Offers Windows 7 Migration Service for Businesses



From DailyTech: With Windows 7 launching this week, there are many businesses and consumers looking to upgrade from Windows XP and Vista to the new OS. For the individual upgrading a single computer may not be that big of an issue, but for enterprise users with hundreds of thousand of...

Office 2010 to enter public beta next month



From CNET News.com: Microsoft on Monday is announcing that it will release in November a public test version of Office 2010.

The software maker released a limited technology preview of the software in July and plans to release the final version next year. It also started testing of the...

Intel to Ship Value-Based X25-X SSD in Q4



From Tom's Hardware: An Intel partner recently informed us that Intel has an upcoming value SSD called the X25-X, which will be based on 34nm Flash memory, thus providing consumers a lower pricetag and competitive performance.

The SSD will fall short in both price and speed in comparison to...

Acer Recalls Certain Ultra-Thin Notebooks For Consumers



From X-bit Labs: Acer, the world’s No. 2 maker of personal computers, initiated voluntary safety recall of its Acer Aspire Timeline thin notebooks that are based on Intel Corp.’s consumer ultra low-voltage (CULV) platform. Apparently, the company’s ultra-thin laptops may overheat in certain...

Microsoft issues first Windows 7 patches



From InfoWorld: Microsoft last week patched nine vulnerabilities, five marked "critical," in Windows 7, a move that will require users upgrading to the new operating system starting Thursday to download a security update to keep their PCs secure.

The patches were the first for Windows 7's...

Mozilla Unblocks Microsoft Add-on for Firefox



From PC World: Mozilla has now unblocked a Microsoft add-on thought to pose a danger due to a software vulnerability, but a second add-on remains blocked, the organization said on Sunday.

Microsoft has confirmed that the .NET Framework Assistant add-on can't be used as a "mechanism" for...

Firefox blocks insecure .Net add-on--awkwardly



From CNET News.com: Mozilla on Friday disabled a Microsoft plug-in for Firefox called the .Net Framework Assistant because of a security problem--then scrambled to give people with patched systems an override option.

Mike Shaver, Mozilla's vice president of engineering, announced the first...
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