The Android fine print: kill switch and other tidbits



From InfoWorld: An uproar erupted when iPhone users discovered a so-called remote kill switch on their phones -- will it spur the same reaction in users of the G1, the first Android phone?

In the Android Market terms of service, Google expressly says that it might remotely...

Nokia Q3 Earnings Drop 28 Percent, Revenue Drops 5 Percent



From PC World: Nokia reported third-quarter earnings down 28 percent on a year earlier, and revenue down 5 percent. Its share of the mobile phone market slipped too.

Revenue for the quarter ended September 30 totalled €12.24 billion (US$17.68 billion), a figure which will...

Nvidia says chip faster, smaller than Intel graphics



From CNET News.com: Apple did its homework and CEO Steve Jobs made a point Tuesday to cite the 9400M as a reason for better performance in the new MacBooks. You can bet that other PC makers are looking closely at the 9400M.

"Intel's technology is integrated throughout Apple...

Intel Talks About NVIDIA's Graphics Takeover in MacBooks



From DailyTech: NVIDIA replaced Intel as the graphics supplier with the NVIDIA GeForce 9400M sporting 256MB of RAM shared with main system memory. Steve Jobs himself says that the new NVIDIA GPUs deliver five times the graphics power that the notoriously underpowered Intel...

Adobe ships Flash Player 10



From InfoWorld: Adobe Systems is shipping Wednesday its Adobe Flash Player 10 software, featuring built-in 3D capabilities as well as the ability for developers to add their own special effects.

Concurrent with Flash Player 10, Adobe is shipping Adobe Creative Suite (CS) 4...

Intel Initiates Shipments of Core i7 Microprocessors



From X-bit Labs: Intel Corp.’s chief executive officer Paul Otellini said during a conference call with financial analysts that the chipmaker has initiated shipments of its new microprocessors based on Nehalem micro-architecture. The new chips will enable higher performance and...

New Firefox beta even faster than FF3



From CNET News.com: Mozilla fans can now play with the anticipated speedier JavaScript engine in the first beta for Firefox 3.1, as well as explore improvements to the Smart Location Bar and a slick interface for hotkey tab switching. Now available for Windows, Mac, and Linux...

Apple Launches 15.4" MacBook Pro, 13.3" MacBook



From DailyTech: The buildup to a new Apple product release is usually accompanied by anxious anticipation from the Mac community along with continuous speculations from news outlets around the world. Over the past few years, actual product leaks leading up to an Apple product...
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