Nokia Admits Security Flaws in Series 40 OS

Nokia confirmed Thursday its widely used Series 40 operating system has security vulnerabilities that could allow stealth installation and activation of applications.

But the company was evasive on whether it paid €20,000 (US$29,500) to researcher Adam Gowdiak of Security...

Sony Announces 160GB PS3 Bundle, Wireless Keypad Accessory



From DailyTech: Sony is continuing on its quest to make its PS3 console the top-selling video game console in the world. It has a long way to go with Nintendo's Wii thoroughly trouncing both the PS3 and Xbox 360 in sales.

In July, the Nintendo Wii outsold both the Sony PS3 and...

IPhone Fix Silently Lands



From DailyTech: Apple’s iPhone was recently barraged by reports that the device’s 3G was far below specifications and experiencing a broad array of difficulties. The reports did relatively little to put a damper on sales, but a troubled Apple did begin working on a fix...

Logitech Introduces New Wireless Keyboard/Mouse Combo



From Tom's Hardware: The Cordless Desktop Wave Pro consists of a new Logitech keyboard which is, according to Logitech, shaped in a wave key frame design, U-shaped constant curve and cushioned palm rest. The reported end result of this design? The company claims you’ll be able...

Intel Unveils Desktop Motherboard for Nettops



From X-bit Labs: Offering more choice to entry-level desktop PC users, Intel Corporation today showcased a new desktop motherboard that packs a powerful price-performance value proposition. Running on the newly released 45nm dual-core Intel Atom Processor 330, the Intel Desktop...

China's YouTube Rival Shifts Into Overdrive



From PC World: Want to see how Chinese users are viewing the Olympics, and themselves? In China, Youku.com is where the online video is at, not that Google-owned site with a similar-sounding name.

Since its launch in December 2006, the site has emerged as China's online...

eBay to lower sellers' fixed-price fees



From CNET News.com: eBay will reduce the fees it charges to sellers to list fixed-price items, the online auctioneer is set to announce Wednesday.

The move, which will take effect September 16, is intended to help eBay compete better with online retail rivals such as Amazon...

Apple Responds to iPod Nano Fires Reported in Japan



From DailyTech: According to Yahoo News Japan warned Apple iPod nano users of a potential fire risk after two new instances in which the portable music players overheated were reported in August.

The Japan economy, trade and industry ministry received two new reports of...

Serial ATA to Double Transfer Rate



From X-bit Labs: A new specification for the popular Serial ATA storage interface will double the maximum transfer speed from 3Gb/s to 6Gb/s. This will provide an interface with data rate that will be enough to feed the forthcoming hard disk drives (HDDs) and solid state drives...
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