Samsung breaks Netbook mold with Nvidia chip



From CNET News.com: Nvidia on Monday confirmed that Samsung will bring out a Netbook based on the graphics chipmaker's Ion chipset, another design that breaks the Netbook mold.

"Ion really transforms these small laptops, like the upcoming Samsung and Lenovo Ideapad S12, into fully capable...

Firefox 3.5 eyed for Tuesday release



From InfoWorld: Mozilla is expected to release its Firefox 3.5 browser on Tuesday morning, a company representative said on Friday afternoon.

A key feature of the browser is the TraceMonkey JavaScript engine, which boosts performance and stability. Indeed, speed has been stressed as a key...

Windows 7 Upgrade: Why Pay Twice For the Same OS?



From PC World: In another blow to customers, Microsoft says free Windows 7 upgrades--for companies that purchase new hardware between now and the Oct. 22 release date of the new OS--will be limited to 25 machines.

As of last Friday, individual customers who purchase Vista Home Premium...

Google move paves way for Firefox on Android



From CNET News.com: Google's move to let software run natively on Android devices opens the door for a version of Firefox that can run on the operating system.

At present, Android applications are written in Java and run on Google's Dalvik Java virtual machine. Last week, though, Google...

Report: Some iPhone 3G S Smartphones Overheating



From DailyTech: Apple which boldly advertises the slogan "It just works", but Apple has its share of issues just like any other tech company. Among the recent problems included Mac display issues (which have been ongoing for over a year) and iPhone signal issues (also a year old problem)....

Toshiba, ASUS Unveil New Laptops



From DailyTech: For a long time notebooks only came in one color -- ugly beige. Things got a bit better when notebooks started to hit the market with more attractive designs in gray or black cases. Today there are all sorts of notebook colors to choose from on the market.

One of the things...

U.S., Canadian Windows 7 Pre-order Now Available



From DailyTech: Microsoft's much anticipated Windows Vista successor grabbed headlines yesterday when it was revealed that Windows 7 would retail for slightly less than analysts expected. The Home Premium, Professional and Ultimate Upgrade packages will retail for $119.99, $199.99 and $219.99...

Palm Reports $105M Loss for Fiscal Q4



From DailyTech: Palm launched its new smartphone this month called the Pre. The device was the first webOS handset from Palm and the company has high hopes that the Pre will help it get back into the smartphone market after its previous handsets were losing their appeal to consumers.

It was...
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