Report: Apple working on large-screen iPod Touch



From CNET News.com: Apple is expected to release an iPod Touch device with a 7- to 9-inch screen in the fall of 2009, according to a report on TechCrunch that cites three independent sources.

One of TechCrunch's sources claims to have actually handled one of the prototypes...

LG Teams with YouTube, CinemaNow



From PC World: Cancel your cable bill: LG will unveil a new line-up of Blu-ray players at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas capable of streaming YouTube and CinemaNow videos. Add these upcoming features to LG's new standard for streaming Netflix movies and you have...

Report Accuses Microsoft of Purposefully Leaking Windows 7 Beta



From DailyTech: Microsoft's Windows 7 beta 1 was not officially intended for release until January. However, the release somehow hit torrent sites this week. Many, including commenters here at DailyTech, suspected the "leak" was really a clever ruse by Microsoft to drum up...

Hundreds of 30GB Zune Players Fail Around the Country



From DailyTech: There have been some mysteries in the technology world over 2008. It seems that the last day of the year will end on another mysterious note for technology fans and Microsoft Zune owners.

According to Gizmodo there are massive amounts of reports of 30GB...

Google Suggests Gmail Users Dump IE



From PCWorld: Google Inc. is pushing users of its Gmail e-mail service to dump Microsoft Corp.'s Internet Explorer for its own Chrome browser or Mozilla Corp.'s Firefox.

When users of IE6 reach Gmail.com, a "Get faster Gmail" message appears in the Web-based service's menu...

Quad-core MacBook Pro on the way?



From CNET News.com: Intel sneaked out a new low-cost quad-core mobile processor on Monday, prompting some observers to wonder if Apple will finally release a quad-core laptop.

The lack of fanfare surrounding the 2.53GHz Core 2 Quad Mobile Processor Q9000's introduction--it was...

Microsoft downplays Windows Media Player bug



From InfoWorld: Microsoft Tuesday dismissed reports of a critical vulnerability in its Windows Media Player , saying that the researcher who claims the bug could be exploited is wrong.

The flaw is a "reliability issue with no security risk to customers," Microsoft...

Researchers Devise Undetectable Phishing Attack



From PC World: With the help of about 200 Sony Playstations, an international team of security researchers have devised a way to undermine the algorithms used to protect secure Web sites and launch a nearly undetectable phishing attack.

To do this, they've exploited a bug in...

MSI Netbook sports solid-state and hard drives



From CNET News.com: The U115 Hybrid, unveiled Monday, comes with a solid-state disk for most of the PC's operations, together with a hard-disk drive that can optionally be used for storage. An "ECO on mode" temporarily disengages the hard drive; MSI claimed this mode extends...
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