John Mahoney / Gizmodo:
In a Nutshell: Palm Pre vs. iPhone vs. G1 — CES 2009 brought us a new player in the smartphone upper-echelon. Let's drill down and see how the Palm Pre compares with the iPhone and Android's G1. — 1. Multitouch touchscreen/gesture control: All three are capacitive, only the Pre and iPhone have multitouch.
Discussion: MattMaroon.com, InformationWeek and Industry Standard
Sascha Segan / PC Magazine:
Palm Pre: The Top 15 Questions, Answered — We asked top executives at Palm and Sprint the most important questions about Palm's radical new Pre phone, questions that they previously haven't answered—such as the Pre's price. Here's what they told us. — LAS VEGAS—The Palm Pre is the hottest product at this year's CES.
Discussion: bub.blicio.us, GPS Obsessed, MobileCrunch, PC World, Gearlog, MacRumors and Scobleizer
Brian Solis / bub.blicio.us: Palm Pre: Up Close and Personal
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: Palm Pre Hands On: The Movie
Scott McNulty / PC World: Palm Pre Browser Based on WebKit
Will Park / IntoMobile:
Palm Pre hands-on video - Live from the Palm Lounge @ CES Las Vegas 2009! — The just-launched Palm Pre promises to bring ailing Palm (NSDQ: PALM) back from the depths of financial ruin. With its innovative design, high-end feature-set, and intuitive UI (courtesy of Palm's other new product …
Discussion: last100, Boy Genius Report and Unwired View
Steve O'Hear / last100: Video: Palm Pre and webOS in action
Zach Epstein / Boy Genius Report: Poor Palm; Pre pricing possibly published prior to public proclamation
Josh Lowensohn / Webware.com:
Winners and losers from the Crunchies awards — SAN FRANCISCO—Friday night's Crunchies awards were host to more than 80 different nominated start-ups and large Web services. The winners, which had been chosen by once-a-day user voting since late November, were finally announced to an audience …
Discussion: TechCrunch, CenterNetworks, Darren Herman and Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Why We Put On The Crunchies
Allen Stern / CenterNetworks: What We Learned By Watching The Crunchies
Dare Obasanjo aka Carnage4Life: Live Mesh Wins Best Technology Innovation/Achievement at Crunchies 2008
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat:
Winners of the 2008 Crunchies
Winners of the 2008 Crunchies
Discussion: TechCrunch, Webware.com, Loic Le Meur Blog, The Web Life and VatorNews
Michael Arrington / TechCrunch: Congratulations To the Crunchies Winners; Facebook Takes Top Prize For Second Year
Loïc Le Meur / Loic Le Meur Blog: What is international? my Crunchies video mashup
Andrew Mager / The Web Life: The Crunchies 2009 — The Oscars of Tech. That's how I explain it to my mother.
Chris Caceres / VatorNews: Facebook wins Crunchies 2008 ‘Best Overall’
Dell and AT&T Energize On-The-Go Lifestyles with Special Offer for Select $99 Inspiron Mini 9 — $99 Inspiron Mini 9 after $350 Dell Mail-in Rebate - Regularly a $449 System — Available only with Purchase of a Qualifying Two-Year AT&T LaptopConnect Agreement
Discussion: Boy Genius Report, Liliputing, DSLreports, Electricpig.co.uk, Engadget, Techmamas, GPS Obsessed, GottaBeMobile.com, 901am, jkOnTheRun and Crave
Kelly Hodgkins / Boy Genius Report: Dell announces a subsidized Inspiron Mini 9 for $99
Ben Sillis / Electricpig.co.uk: Dell Mini 10 goes HD
Tim Stevens / Engadget: Dell's Mini 9 gets the subsidy treatment
Beth Blecherman / Techmamas: CES 09 - Dell Offering Inspiron Mini 9 for $99 (after rebate) …
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Dell and AT&T Offer $99 Subsidized Mini-9 Netbook
Dennis Bouchand / 901am: $99 laptop from Dell, not really — DELL AND AT&T MOBILITY ANNOUNCED …
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Dell Offers $99 Netbook with AT&T 3G Commitment
FCC chairman: DTV delay could cause confusion — LAS VEGAS - Postponing the turnoff of analog TV broadcasts beyond the scheduled date, Feb. 17, could confuse consumers, the chairman of the Federal Communications Commission warned Saturday. — President-elect Barack Obama's transition team …
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent.org: @ CES: FCC's Martin: No Resignation Plans To Announce
Ernesto / TorrentFreak:
Windows 7 Beta Rollout Fails Without BitTorrent — With an official Windows 7 torrent, Microsoft would not have had problems at all. In fact, BitTorrent would have helped to get the Beta out faster than Microsoft servers are technically capable of. — The larger the demand and the greater numbers …
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider, Under The Stairs, CrunchGear, AeroXperience, Computerworld and digg.com
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Microsoft overwhelmed by Windows 7 beta requests, will be available again soon
Marc Ferranti / Computerworld: Microsoft makes Windows 7 beta available
Paul Miller / Engadget:
SuperSpeed USB 3.0 in action — We dropped by to get a look at Symwave's SuperSpeed promised USB 3.0 setup, and got a real earful on the technology and its potential. Due to start shipping in devices near the end of the year, Symwave's chipset will hold up the device-end of the transaction …
Spammers Leverage Battle in Gaza, CNN — The bad guys are becoming even more sophisticated in their attacks. — In a particularly cynical move, spammers are sending out e-mails purporting to be about the fighting in Gaza, which has drawn international attention because of the hundreds of civilian casualties.
Gina Trapani / Lifehacker:
In 2009, Microsoft Still Underestimates the Web — You'd think that getting soundly beaten by Google and Yahoo over and over in the online space would mean that Microsoft would take the web a little more seriously. You'd be wrong. — Case in point: Today's epic failure around the distribution of the Windows 7 public beta download.
Discussion: Ian Murdock's Weblog, Download.com editors and CyberNet
Jessica Dolcourt / Download.com editors: Where's Windows 7 beta? Microsoft posts, then pulls the download
Elinor Mills / CNET News:
McAfee: Google developer site being used to distribute malware — Google's free code-hosting Web site for developers is being used to distribute malware, a security researcher said on Friday. — Google Code is a place where programmers can host projects and code.
Michael W. Jones / TECH.BLORGE.com: Google Code being used to spread malware
Larry Dignan / Emerging Technology Trends:
Rest in peace Roland Piquepaille — It is with great sadness to tell you that our Emerging Technologies blogger Roland Piquepaille has passed away suddenly. His wife Suzanne just confirmed his passing. — Roland, 62, was one of our most passionate bloggers and his ability to explain complex science well was something to behold.
Discussion: textually.org and Sun HPC Watercooler
Redbeetle / Sun HPC Watercooler: ROLAND PIQUEPAILLE DIES