SanDisk Hopes to Grow Business by Tapping Phone Market



From DailyTech: Most every smartphone on the market, save the iPhone, has a microSD card slot built-in to allow for more storage for music and video over what the internal memory offers. Some phones don't offer internal memory and the microSD card slot is the only way to add...

Apple Begins to Ship 17-inch MacBook Pros



From PC World: Reports indicate Apple is shipping its newly redesigned 17-inch MacBook Pro, the last of its laptops to get a "unibody" aluminum design. The new laptop was introduced at Macworld Expo in San Francisco in January.

The new 17-inch MacBook Pro features a thinner...

Microsoft Renames, Revamps its Phone OS



From PC World: Don't call them Windows Mobile phones anymore. In announcing the latest revision of Microsoft's OS for handsets at Mobile World Congress today, MIcrosoft CEO Steve Ballmer said that henceforth, the devices will be known as Windows phones.

"It's a mouthful to...

Apple is top of mind for execs at MWC



From CNET News.com: iPhone maker Apple isn't at GSMA Mobile World Congress 2009 along with the rest of the mobile phone industry, but the company's growing success is definitely top of mind for key executives in the mobile market.

The iPhone and Apple's successful App Store...

Yahoo rolls up mobile products into single service



From CNET News.com: At the GSMA Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Tuesday, Yahoo announced a revamping and reorganization of its mobile offerings.

Beginning at the end of March, the company plans to roll out a new test version of its mobile Web start page, along with new...

New exploit targets IE 7 hole patched last week



From CNET News.com: Cybercriminals are exploiting a critical hole in Internet Explorer 7 that was patched a week ago by Microsoft, security firm Trend Micro warned on Tuesday.

The malicious code, which Trend Micro named "XML_DLOADR.A," is hidden in a Word document. On...

Microsoft unveils Windows Mobile 6.5



From InfoWorld: Microsoft unveiled its Windows Mobile 6.5 operating system Monday on what are being called "Windows phones" that focus on touch-friendly features and quicker navigation, acknowledging the influence of the iPhone. The phones should ship as early as July.

"We...

Facebook's Zuckerberg Calms Privacy Fears Over TOS Change



From PC World: Who owns and controls your Facebook information? This has been a question many have debated over the weekend, but Facebook CEO, Mark Zuckerberg, finally gave us the answer (almost) yesterday.

There's always an uneasy balance between sharing information and...
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