You've got to see it to believe it — The new AOL OpenRide™ Beta software helps you do what you want online in fewer clicks and fewer hassles. No more jumping from one window to the next - everything you need is right there the moment you need it. — OpenRide is more than just a browser.
Discussion: ContentBlogger and InsideGoogle
John Blossom / ContentBlogger: AOL OpenRide vs. Google Universal Gadgets: Is it Really About the Desktop?
Nathan Weinberg / InsideGoogle: AOL OpenRide — Have you seen AOL's OpenRide?
Om Malik / GigaOM:
AOL offers an OpenRide — Once they decided to move away from the access business, AOL is going all out and offering all sorts of free services to cash in on the current eyeball boom, and of course hang on to their dwindling community. Earlier this summer they offered 5 GB free storage to one and all …
Greg Sterling / Screenwerk: AOL Takes an 'OpenRide' with New Client
Introducing OpenRide — Revolutionizing the way you use the Internet!
Introducing OpenRide — Revolutionizing the way you use the Internet!
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent.org: AOL Hopes Users Will Take a Free Ride — AOL OpenRide, That Is
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine:
Will Low-Power Wibree Spec Replace Bluetooth? — Do we need yet another short-range wireless specification? Apparently, yes. — The new "Wibree" specification may end up being adopted as essentially a low-power version of the Bluetooth specification, to be used in conventional mobile phones …
Discussion: jkOnTheRun, Wi-Fi Networking News, The Pondering Primate and Nokia
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Wibree: no. Bluetooth 3.0: yes.
Glenn Fleishman / Wi-Fi Networking News: Another Silly Name for a Redundant Product: Wibree
Scott Shaffer / The Pondering Primate: Nokia Unveils Wibree, Short-Range Wireless Tech
Candace Lombardi / ZDNet:
Sony plans its own battery recall — Sony is planning to announce a massive battery recall of its own, the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) confirmed. — The recall, expected this month, will encompass all possibly defective batteries, including those previously announced …
Discussion: Engadget and jkOnTheRun
Evan Blass / Engadget: CPSC: Sony recall will include laptop batteries only
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Sony batteries just fine in HP notebooks. (Repeat over and over)
Pirates Claim US Final Fantasy XII Leaked — Torrent site users saying files are completely legit. — UPDATE: Since filing our original report, it appears Square Enix has started asserting legal control. One popular torrent site, where many others were linking to as an originator …
Discussion: Torrentfreak and Joystiq
James Ransom-Wiley / Joystiq: 1UP urges us to buy, not steal
Microsoft's Software Protection Platform: Protecting Software and Customers from Counterfeiters — The company announces innovative technology in Windows Vista and Windows Server "Longhorn" to reduce the risk of piracy and software tampering while improving software licensing.
Discussion: Between the Lines, Ed Bott's Microsoft Report, All about Microsoft and Microsoft News Tracker
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft: What Microsoft still isn't saying about WGA and Volume Activation 2.0
Javester / MacTelChat:
iPhoto 6.0.5 shows evidence of Google collaboration — In the middle of preparing an article speculating what Apple and Google are up to with Google CEO Eric Schmidt recently joining Apple's board, I decided to poke around iPhoto to see if one of my suspicions held water.
Discussion: Infinite Loop, Gadgetell, The Unofficial Apple Weblog, CrunchGear and digg
Jacqui Cheng / Infinite Loop: Google Maps clues found in iPhoto
Doug Berger / Gadgetell: Apple and Google to add Geotagging to iPhoto
Scott McNulty / The Unofficial Apple Weblog: Google maps link buried in iPhoto
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch:
Introducing SlideShare: Power Point + YouTube — SlideShare is a new service launching this morning that lets users upload PowerPoint or Open Office presentationi files and share them online through a You Tube-like interface. — Power Point documents (or any office documents) …
Discussion: Ross Mayfield's Weblog, Jonathan Boutelle's home …, Rashmi's Blog and CrunchGear
Ross Mayfield / Ross Mayfield's Weblog: SlideShare: the YouTube of Powerpoint
Jon / Jonathan Boutelle's home on the net: meet slideshare — Techcrunch broke the news this morning …
Rashmi Sinha / Rashmi's Blog: Slideshare our new social app is on Techcrunch!
John Biggs / CrunchGear: SlideShare: Bore People Around the World
D-LINK ANNOUNCES ENTRY INTO MOBILE PHONE MARKET WITH V-CLICK™, AN UNLOCKED, DUAL-MODE GSM / WI-FI® PHONE — V-CLICK Makes It Easy to Switch from GSM and Wi-Fi® Modes with a Single Click — D-Link, the end-to-end networking solutions provider for consumers and business …
Discussion: Engadget, MobileWhack.com, Gizmodo, CrunchGear, TechSpot and dailywireless.org
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: D-Link's V-Click: an overpriced, rebadged GSM VoIP phone
Jesper Smith / MobileWhack.com: DLink V-CLICK an Unlocked, Dual-Mode GSM Wi-Fi Phone
John Biggs / CrunchGear: D-Link V-Click: The Next Generation Phone
Justin Mann / TechSpot: D-Link introduces V-Click dual-mode phones
Davevr / Shell Blog:
Back in Black! Or rather, back OUT black! — Just a quick blog post to update you on an issue near and dear to the hearts of some people. Well, at least the 1300 or so people so far who have contacted me about this issue. — Background — In Vista, we are really trying to reduce …
Discussion: Neowin.net and Windows-Now.com
Paul Krevs / Neowin.net: Vista To Shed Some of its Dark Side
Robert McLaws / Windows-Now.com: Microsoft Compromises on Black Titlebars
Scott Karp / Publishing 2.0:
Engagement Is a Euphemism For Measuring the ROI of Brand Advertising — Last week I attended the Consumer Engagement Conference, put on by the Advertising Research Foundation (ARF) and the American Association of Advertising Agencies (AAAA), where I discovered that the word "engagement" …
Discussion: newyorkbusiness.com and Engagement
Rob Bushway / GottaBeMobile.com:
We've got Lenovo X60s Tablet PC specs — An anonymous GottaBeMobile.com reader sent us the specs on the yet to be announced Lenovo X60s Tablet PC. We have every reason to believe that these are accurate and believable; however, official specs will be released when it is announced, which according to our source, is next month.
Discussion: greg hughes and Engadget
Cyrus Farivar / Engadget: Lenovo X60S Tablet PC rumored specs surface
Pete Cashmore / Mashable!:
WalMart's MySpace Clone Dead on Arrival — TheHub, WalMart's ill-fated attempt at building a social network for kool kidz who just happen to like shopping at Walmart, has gone offline. The site, which was up for 10 weeks, tried to keep content wholesome, and featured profiles and videos from …
Discussion: Techdirt and The Blog Herald
Darnell Clayton / The Blog Herald: Wal-Mart's Attempts At Copying MySpace Go Down In Flames
Jeremy Zawodny / Jeremy Zawodny's blog:
Replacing my home backup server with Amazon's S3 — Not too long ago, Amazon released their Simple Storage Service (or "S3" for short). It provides a hosted storage platform which developers can build all sorts of applications on top of. Smugmug, a popular photo sharing web site, is using it to store and host pictures.
Discussion: rexblog and greg hughes
Quinn Norton / Wired News:
Beguiling but Beware: AJAX, VoIP — SAN DIEGO — Some of the slickest new technologies online — VoIP and AJAX — are dangerously insecure, and likely to only get worse as they become more prevalent, according to security researchers presenting their findings at the ToorCon security conference here.
Discussion: VoIP Lowdown
Shiama / VoIP Lowdown: VoIP fraud will be big in 2007
Justin Oberman / mopocket:
TEXTANGO: SELL YOUR MUSIC WITH SMS AND A CELL PHONE — Thanks to my brother for pointing this out. Textango allows any artist to sell their music via text message to anyone, anywhere in the United States with a cell phone*. The purchase is billed to the customer's cell phone bill via PSMS …
Discussion: Free Roaming and SMS Text News
Paul Miller / Engadget:
Toshiba shows off external, internal HD DVD drive prototypes — These days there aren't a whole lot of flavors to PC HD DVD drives, but Toshiba is hoping to remedy that with their new line-up of players and burners they're showing off at CEDIA. Most notable is the external USB drive they had under glass …
Discussion: jkOnTheRun and digg
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: HD-DVD reading and writing coming to a mobile near you