Ryanarter / Mission:
iPad Camera rumor becoming a reality? We think so. — Hello all- — We received our first shipment of iPad parts today. Here's one of the metal internal frames: — Upon opening them up and getting our hands on some of these rare items, we immediately noticed what appears to be a “spot” for a camera within the iPad frame.
Discussion: Gadget Lab, 9 to 5 Mac, Fast Company, App Advice, Mashable!, TheAppleBlog, MacRumors, EverythingiCafe, Gizmodo, bizjournals, Neowin.net, IntoMobile, The iPhone Blog, SlashGear, Phone Arena, Softpedia News, MobileContentToday, Cult of Mac, AppleInsider, Appletell, Edible Apple, O'Grady's PowerPage and LOOPRumors
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Apple iPad May Ship with Webcam
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: iPad has camera holes?
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: The iPad Could Feature A Camera, The Emplacement Is There
Darrell Etherington / TheAppleBlog: Rumor Has It: The iPad Camera
Tim Barribeau / EverythingiCafe: Is The iPad Meant To Have A Camera?
Jesus Diaz / Gizmodo: “Proof” of Apple iPad Webcam Is Dubious
Brad Sams / Neowin.net: iPad hardware is already designed for a camera
James Falconer / IntoMobile: iPad Packing a Camera After All?
Rene Ritchie / The iPhone Blog: UPDATED: Apple iPad Frame has Space for Missing Front-Facing Camera?
Chris Davies / SlashGear: iPad frame leak shows webcam-sized gap
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Post-announcement iPad Rumor Round-up - Yes, There Are Still iPad Rumors to Spread
Leander Kahney / Cult of Mac: Did Steve Jobs' iPad Have An iSight Camera?
Brian Garner / AppleInsider: iPad photos show slot for forward-facing video camera
Josh Holat / Appletell: Apple iPad has hardware for camera, just no camera
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: Possible Forward-Facing Camera Slot Discovered in iPad Replacement Frame
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Rumor: Apple Has Another Tablet In The Works. More Like A Mac Than An iPhone. — In the movie Contact, when revealing to main character Ellie Arroway (Jodie Foster) that there is actually a second space travel machine that was being built at the same time as the first one, but in secret …
Discussion: PC World, ITworld.com, Softpedia News, I4U News, Edible Apple, eSarcasm, MacRumors, Apple Gazette, CloudAve, The iPhone Blog, TUAW, Gearlog, SlashGear, GottaBeMobile.com, EverythingiCafe, 9 to 5 Mac, App Advice and Electronista
Ian Paul / PC World: Apple Tablet Rumors: They're Baaaack!
Pasmith / ITworld.com: The return of Apple tablet rumors
Robert Evans / I4U News: A Second iPad On The Way?
Dan Tynan / eSarcasm: BREAKING: Apple Building its Own iPad Killer
Hutch Carpenter / CloudAve: Apple iPad and the Radical Innovation of Meaning
Kent Pribbernow / TUAW: Rumor: Apple developing second tablet device, made from unicorn tears
Brian Heater / Gearlog: Rumor: New, Bigger, OS X iPad Coming
Paul Fang / SlashGear: Apple rumored to be working on another larger tablet, possibly based on Mac OS X
Christopher Meinck / EverythingiCafe: Rumor: Apple Mac Tablet In the Works?
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: TechCrunch: Mac-based large tablet coming this year, running Intel
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: Rumor: The iPad Is Just An Appetizer, Apple Is Prepping Another Tablet
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
A First Taste Of What The Google Tablet's Interface Will Look Like (Pics) — Last week, the world saw Apple's long anticipated tablet device, the iPad, for the first time. In the aftermath since that announcement, a few things have become clear: it will be great for some people …
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines: Google tablet: Pondering the designs, interface
Stephen Shankland / Crave: Google shows off Chrome OS tablet ideas
Rosa Golijan / Gizmodo: Is This How a Google Tablet Will Look in Action?
Daniel Cawrey / Chrome OS: Google Shows Off its Tablet Concept
Henry Blodget / Silicon Alley Insider: Check It Out! Google's iPad Looks Just As Cool As Apple's iPad
Nigel Kendall / Tech Central: Is Google's tablet an iPad killer?
Peter Ha / Techland: Google Chrome OS Tablet Cometh
Brian Heater / Gearlog: Google Showcases Tablet Concept
Casey Chan / Android Central: iPad? What About A Google Tablet ?
Robert Nelson / Gadgetell: What could be a first look at a Google tablet
Bianca Bosker / The Huffington Post: Google Tablet (PICTURES): A First Look At Google's ‘iPad Killer’
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Google's two-front war with Apple and Facebook; who are the winners and the losers?
Google's two-front war with Apple and Facebook; who are the winners and the losers?
Discussion: Skeptic Geek, The Praized Blog and TechCrunch
Sebastien Provencher / The Praized Blog: Google to Embrace “Newsfeed” Revolution
Andrew Fairbairn / Neowin.net:
Google's tablet UI concept pictures
Google's tablet UI concept pictures
Discussion: Fast Company, TechCrunch, Computerworld, 901am, Telegraph, MobileContentToday, 9 to 5 Mac, GottaBeMobile.com, Electricpig.co.uk and Download Squad
Seth Weintraub / Computerworld: Watch out iPad: Google's Chrome OS tablet is coming soon
Arnold Zafra / 901am: Google Chrome Tablet Could Be the iPad's Worst Nightmare
Claudine Beaumont / Telegraph: Google Chrome OS tablet concept revealed
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile.com: Concept Video of ChromeOS Running on a Tablet
New York Times:
A Little Chip Designed by Apple Itself — SAN FRANCISCO — Sure, the screen is nice. But the iPad's most important component, at least for Apple's future, may be the A4, the fingernail-size chip at the tablet's heart. — With the A4, Apple has taken another step toward challenging the norms of the mobile device industry.
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, Bits, iLounge and louisgray.com
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Apple iPad's A4 chip attracts attention
Ashlee Vance / Bits: Agnilux? It Means, 'Won't Say a Peep'
Charles Starrett / iLounge: NYT: Apple A4 chip offers modest gains, loses PA Semi staff
Miguel Helft / Bits:
Google Planning Store for Business Apps — Google is developing an online store where it will sell business software from its partners in an effort to ramp up sales of Google Apps, its own suite of business applications, according to a person familiar with the project.
Discussion: eWeek, Computerworld, The Register, Mashable!, InformationWeek, InfoWorld, Andy Beal's Marketing Pilgrim, Wall Street Journal, Softpedia News, TG Daily, CNET News, Search Engine Journal, VentureBeat, Between the Lines, Search Engine Land, Neowin.net, The Next Web, silicontap.com, Silicon Alley Insider and Gizmodo Australia
Clint Boulton / eWeek: Google Enlisting Third-Party Programmers to Boost Google Apps
Kelly Fiveash / The Register: Google mulls biz software store to punt Apps
Eric Zeman / InformationWeek: Google Planning Apps Store For Businesses
Juan Carlos Perez / InfoWorld: Report: Google to open app store for business software
Emma Woollacott / TG Daily: Google to open enterprise app store in March
Tom Krazit / CNET News: Report: Google planning app store for businesses
Arnold Zafra / Search Engine Journal: Google, Too, Will Launch an Online Apps Store
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Google prepping an app store for enterprises
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land: Google Apps May Get Its Own App Store
Antonio Miceli / Neowin.net: Rumor: Google planning to launch application store for businesses
Matt Buchanan / Gizmodo Australia: Here Comes The Google Apps Store
Dion / techno.blog:
Google isn't Evil. Flash isn't Dead; Thank god the Open Web doesn't have a single vendor — Steve Jobs didn't hold back when talking about Google and Adobe. That is great. Life is so much more fun when people speak their mind. I remember hearing a story when Sir Steve was asked why mac keyboards where the way they were.
Scott Gilbertson / Webmonkey: Why Flash Isn't Going Anywhere, iPad Be Damned
Thomas Ricker / Engadget:
Sony Ericsson Aspen: first with Windows Mobile 6.5.3 — It's finally here: Windows Mobile 6.5.3, the iterative finger-friendly Windows Mobile release that should have been wrapped into 6.5.0. The latest mobile wares from Microsoft come wrapped inside the Sony Ericsson Aspen (aka, Faith); …
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: First Windows Mobile 6.5.3 device announced by Sony Ericsson
Daniel Ionescu / Computerworld: Sony Ericsson Aspen Comes with WinMo 6.5.3
Chris Velazco / MobileCrunch: Sony Ericsson's Aspen revealed, brings WinMo 6.5.3 with it
Ed Hansberry / InformationWeek: Sony Ericsson's Windows Mobile 6.5.3 Device
Matthew Miller / Smartphones and Cell Phones: Sony Ericsson announces Aspen Windows Mobile 6.5.3 device
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Sony Ericsson Aspen packs Windows Mobile 6.5.3
Michael Bettiol / Boy Genius Report: Sony Ericsson announces the Aspen
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Apple Demands Removal Of USB Sharing Feature In Stanza iPhone App — Like many people, I have the Stanza app installed on my iPhone. Made by Lexycle (acquired by Amazon last year), Stanza is a free app for iPhone and iPod Touch that serves as a gateway to a library of more than 100,000 ebooks for easy reading on the go.
Robert Andrews / mocoNews: Amazon's Stanza Bows To Apple's E-book Sharing Request
James McQuivey / paidContent:
In Amazon vs. Macmillan, Amazon Is The Winner — It was a surprising weekend for those of us who had naively imagined that after crossing the River iPad, we might actually get some Elysian rest. But, alas, the fates conspired against us and handed us the curious case of Amazon (NSDQ: AMZN) vs. Macmillan.
Discussion: Tech Check with Jim Goldman, Business Week, theBookseller.com, GMSV, Lockergnome Blog Network, The Forrester Blog …, E-Commerce Times, TeleRead, Neowin.net, DailyTech and CNET News, Thanks:atul
Jim Goldman / Tech Check with Jim Goldman: Misreading Apple and Amazon
Douglas MacMillan / Business Week: Amazon's E-Book Price Reversal: A Mixed Blessing
James McQuivey, Ph.D. / The Forrester Blog …: In Amazon vs. Macmillan, Amazon comes off conqueror
Katherine Noyes / E-Commerce Times: Amazon Grudgingly Gives In to Macmillan's Pricing Demands
Chris Meadows / TeleRead: Quick notes: Amazon/Macmillan, Google/AP, Joo Joo launch
Michael Brown / Neowin.net: Amazon temporarily pulls Macmillan e-books over pricing
Rafe Needleman / CNET News: CNET News Daily Podcast: Amazon dumps Macmillan books, temporarily
Greg Sandoval / CNET News:
Grandma endures wrongful ISP piracy suspension — All Cathi “Cat” Paradiso knew for sure, as she learned that her Web access was being shut off, was that she was losing her struggle to stay calm. — To Paradiso, the customer-service representative from Qwest Communications on the phone …
Discussion: DSLreports, Techdirt and freakbits.com
Greg Hecht / Google Voice Blog:
Send SMS to multiple recipients — Until now, sending a text message to multiple recipients required copying and pasting the message for each recipient. — To make this a bit easier, we just launched the ability to send a single SMS message to multiple recipients.
Discussion: AppScout, SlashPhone and Phone Scoop
Chloe Albanesius / AppScout: Google Voice Adds Multiple Text Recipients
Budi Putra / SlashPhone: Send SMS to multiple recipients
Eric M. Zeman / Phone Scoop: Google Voice Now Offers Bulk SMS Sending
Jude Britto / Google News Blog:
Starring stories in Google News — A couple of months back, we launched the Custom Sections Directory feature in Google News to allow users to set up sections on topics of their interest, and to share them with other users. — Today, we are giving users even more options for following stories.
Ian Paul / PC World: Google News Reaches for the Stars
Nathania Johnson / Search Engine Watch: Google News Enables Starring
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: Google News Adds Stars
Brian Heater / AppScout: Google: Give the News a Gold Star
Kevin Purdy / Lifehacker: Google News Adds Stars for Topic Tracking
Arnold Zafra / Search Engine Journal: Google Now Lets You Add Stars on News Easily
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Roundtable: Blue Pale Stars on Google News Confuses Users?
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: My God, Google News Is Full Of Stars
Charlie Anzman / SEO and Tech Daily: Google News - What are those Stars?
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: Star Google News Stories
Hexacore Xeon-based Mac Pro Soon !? — It has been quite some time that we know specifications and availability date of the new Intel hexacore Xeon. We already have indicated that it should find its way in a future revision of Mac Pro to replace the current 32 nm engraved Quad Core Xeon.
Discussion: MacRumors, Electronista, AppleInsider, Softpedia News, I4U News, 9 to 5 Mac and TUAW
Robert Evans / I4U News: Six-Core Xeon Mac Pro In March?
Jonny Evans / 9 to 5 Mac: Mac Pro upgrades loom as Intel chip roadmap shines
Dave Caolo / TUAW: Rumor: Mac Pro Intel 6-core i7 this month
Daniel Shen / DigiTimes:
Nokia to skip Symbian v2 to v3 in 3Q10, says Nokia Taiwan executive — Nokia plans to speed up the development of the Symbian platform by jumping over version 2 to offer version 3 featuring multi-touch functions in the third quarter of 2010 and then version 4 in late 2010 or early 2011 …
Discussion: jkOnTheRun, Softpedia News, I4U News, IntoMobile, SlashGear, Fudzilla, Phones Review and PhoneNews.com
Kevin C. Tofel / jkOnTheRun: Nokia Might Have Perfect Timing With New Symbian Versions
Robert Evans / I4U News: Nokia Releasing Symbian V3, Q32010
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Michael Hsu: Nokia Taiwan: Symbian 2 is garbage, we're going straight to Symbian 3
Nick Farrell / Fudzilla: Nokia snubs Symbian 2
Humberto Saabedra / PhoneNews.com: Nokia Launching New Symbian Versions and Maemo 6 in 2010-2011
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb:
CONFIRMED: Facebook Gets Faster, Debuts Homegrown PHP Compiler — The rumors have been flying over what's going on over at Facebook headquarters. The word has been that a PHP team was brought in and made to sign non-disclosure agreements before discussing a PHP project that has been in development for the past two years.
Discussion: Open Source, The Register and eWeek
Dana Blankenhorn / Open Source: Facebook PHP shows value in open source equity
Gavin Clarke / The Register: Facebook plans PHP changes
Darryl K. Taft / eWeek: Is Facebook Souping Up PHP?
David Barboza / New York Times:
Hacking for Fun and Profit in China's Underworld — CHANGSHA, China — With a few quick keystrokes, a computer hacker who goes by the code name Majia calls up a screen displaying his latest victims. — “Here's a list of the people who've been infected with my Trojan horse,” he says …
Discussion: Security Bytes
Robert Westervelt / Security Bytes: Chinese hacker says most are not skilled coders
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
A Father and Son Team That Founds Web Start-Ups Wants to Finance Them, Too: Ken and Ben Lerer Get Their Own Fund — Are you cobbling together a start-up in New York City and looking for cash? Good news: A lot of wealthy and wired people want to write you a check.
Discussion: Silicon Alley Insider
Anthony Ha / VentureBeat:
The ‘nirvana phone’ turns your phone into a portable computer — As far as I'm concerned, no one has completely solved the problem of delivering all the on-the-go computing capabilities I need in a truly portable device. You may have experienced this yourself, if you've tried to use …
Discussion: Engadget, ReadWriteWeb and Phones Review
Alex Williams / ReadWriteWeb: The Nirvana Phone: Citrix and OK Labs Extend The Convenience of the Smart Phone
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook:
Report Ranks Facebook As Greatest Corporate Security Risk — According to a new report published by Sophos today, Facebook now poses the greatest security risk to companies among the leading social networks. Of the 500 firms which were polled, 60 percent “felt that Facebook was the biggest danger”.
Discussion: CNET News, Computerworld, Switched, USA Today, Chester Wisniewski's Blog, ReadWriteWeb and Graham Cluley's blog
Lance Whitney / CNET News: Social-networking spam hit business hard in '09
Amar Toor / Switched: Facebook Poses Greatest Social Networking Threat to Corporate Security, Study Says
Byron Acohido / USA Today: Facebook viewed as riskiest social network by companies
Chester Wisniewski / Chester Wisniewski's Blog: Smartphone Security - 50% of devices unprotected, 24% unsure
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: Why Your Boss Hates Facebook
Alfred Spector / The Official Google Blog:
Announcing Google's Focused Research Awards — (Cross-posted with the Google Research Blog) — It is said that Google is like a university — and not just because everyone eats their lunch off trays in the cafeteria. Like a university, we devote significant energy to research across …
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Google Announces Recipients of Focused Research Grants
Steve Lohr / Bits:
Google Puts New Focus on Outside Research
Google Puts New Focus on Outside Research
Discussion: Softpedia News, bit-tech.net and DealBook
Gareth Halfacree / bit-tech.net: Google plans new research funding
Zee / The Next Web:
Twitter forcing some users to change password. Reported threat of phishing attacks. — We're seeing tweets that various people are being forced to change their passwords on Twitter in response to possible phishing threats. — The message from twitter itself says:
Discussion: CNN, Andrew R H Girdwood, Digital Daily, TechCrunch, Help Net Security and Mashable!
John D. Sutter / CNN: Reports: Phishing attack hits Twitter
Andrew Girdwood / Andrew R H Girdwood: What the deuce? Twitter changes my password
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Twitter Under Attack?
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: Twitter Under Phishing Attack?
Improved Google Search in Labs — Hello again. I've been taking advantage of my 20% time to make some improvements in the Google Search lab I told you about last April. For starters, I've hooked up a bunch of Google's most popular search features, including:
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft:
Microsoft delivers beta of ‘Xdrive’ tool for moving Windows apps to the Azure cloud — Microsoft is making available to testers a beta of Windows Azure Drive (formerly known as XDrive), which will allow them to create automatic backups of Windows applications that they may want to move to the Azure cloud.
Discussion: Windows Azure and internetnews.com
iPhone-to-iPad development: How's the timing going to work out? — Either I'm missing something, the initial iPad apps are going to suck, or we haven't yet been told that iPad-native apps won't be available for some period of time after the iPad's launch. — We have strong incentives …
Discussion: Neven Mrgan's tumbl, Thanks:atul
Kasper Jade / AppleInsider:
Photo of Apple's next-generation iPhone in the wild - sources — A photograph containing one of Apple's fourth-generation iPhones has been lingering undetected in the public domain for nearly a week now thanks to having been overshadowed — quite literally — by the company's new iPad, AppleInsider has learned.
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Apple 4th-gen iPhone prototype in front of us all along?
Caroline McCarthy / CNET News:
New Facebook craze can violate terms of service — If you're one of Facebook's 350-million-plus members, you've probably noticed a handful of people on your friends list changing their profile photos to pictures of celebrities, cartoon characters, Muppets, and other notable figures recently.
Discussion: PC World, Mashable!, ABCNEWS, All Facebook and Gawker
Jared Newman / PC World: Facebook's Doppelganger Week: Narcissism Exposed
Brenna Ehrlich / Mashable!: Does Facebook's Doppelganger Week Violate TOS?
Ki Mae Heussner / ABCNEWS: Celeb Doppelgangers: New Fad Sweeps Facebook
Nick O'Neill / All Facebook: Celebrity Doppelgangers Go Viral On Facebook
Maureen O'Connor / Gawker: Zuckerberg's Sleepy Pants Inspire Timberlake's Swear-Finger Happy Dance