Jack Purcher / Patently Apple:
The Mother Lode: Welcome to the iMac Touch — While most of us were getting ready for the iPad's arrival in January and Patently Apple hard at work preparing our major series called the Tablet Prophecies, a major iMac Touch patent was being quietly published in Europe.
Discussion: The Apple Core Blog, Velocity, Fast Company, CrunchGear, I4U News, Fudzilla, Ubergizmo, MobileContentToday, MacStories, GeekSmack, Ars Technica, Bits, BlogsDNA, SlashGear, VentureBeat, AppleInsider, Appletell, BusinessWeek, Gizmodo, MacRumors, Mashable!, Techie Buzz, Startup Meme, Obsessable, The Next Web, Crave, MacDailyNews and 9 to 5 Mac
Jason D. O'Grady / The Apple Core Blog: iOS: Coming soon to Mac OS 11?
Brian Caulfield / Velocity: Does Patent Application Reveal Apple's Plan For A Touch Screen Mac?
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: Apple Files Patent for Swiveling, Touchscreen iMac
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple iMac touch Patent appears
Nick Farrell / Fudzilla: iMac might get a built in iPad
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Will Apple Turn Another Loser into a Winner? …
Federico Viticci / MacStories: iMac Touch Finally Shows Up in Patent - And It Runs Both OS X and iOS
Stephen Bennett / GeekSmack: iMac Touch Shown Off in Apple Patents
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Apple looking at dual-mode touchscreen desktops and laptops
Nick Bilton / Bits: Apple Patents a Desktop Touch-Screen Computer
Jordan Kahn / BlogsDNA: iMac With Multi-Touch Screen Shown in Apple Patent
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: Apple iMac Touch Tipped Again Courtesy of New Patents
John Boitnott / VentureBeat: ‘iMac Touch’ patent uncovered in Europe
Jake Gaecke / Appletell: Apple patents point to iMac Touch
Arik Hesseldahl / BusinessWeek: Patent Filings Show Touch Screens Coming To The Mac: Told Ya!
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: iMac Touch Interface Shown Off In Apple Patent
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Discloses Methods for Transitioning Between Mouse-Based and Touch Interfaces
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Your Next iPad Might Be an iMac
Pathik Shah / Techie Buzz: Revealed: The iMac Touch and Macbook Tablet
Sardar Mohkim Khan / Startup Meme: Is Touch The Future Of Apple iMac?
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Apple reveals desktop touchscreen ideas in patent publication
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: iMac Touch shown in patent filings
Brandon Miniman / pocketnow.com:
Exclusive: Windows Phone 7 Web Browser Comparison (Video) — Following up to some previous thoughts about Windows Phone 7, we present a short video showing how the browsing experience on the upcoming smartphone platform compares to iPhone and Android 2.2. Please note that the device shown …
Discussion: Gizmodo, Zatz Not Funny!, Phones Review, WMExperts, WMPoweruser.com, 9 to 5 Mac and WinBeta, Thanks:pocketnowtweets
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: Web Browsing: iPhone vs. Windows Phone 7
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily:
The Real iTunes Fraud Vulnerability: Gullible Users — So these reportsof a major security hole in iTunes, one through which people have had their PayPal accounts drained? — Not much to them, I'm told. Or, rather, not much to their assertion that Apple (AAPL) is at fault here.
Discussion: PC World
John P. Mello Jr. / PC World: Complaints of Bogus iTunes Charges Go Back Weeks
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
Fraudsters Drain PayPal Accounts Through iTunes
Fraudsters Drain PayPal Accounts Through iTunes
Discussion: PC World, MobileContentToday, Softpedia News, Network World, AppleInsider, Mercury News, TG Daily, NBC Bay Area, Gawker, SlashGear, Macsimum News, MacNN, MacRumors, 9 to 5 Mac, Geek.com, Techie Buzz and The Register
Robert McMillan / PC World: Apple Can't Stop Ongoing ITunes Charge Scam
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Stop the Presses! iTunes/PayPal Hacked. …
Dennis Rockstroh / Mercury News: Action Line: Watch out for those phony charges from iTunes
Starr Keshet / TG Daily: Apple iTunes plagued by nefarious scammers
Sajid Farooq / NBC Bay Area: Apple Has an iTunes Problem
Ryan Tate / Gawker: Apple's Store Might Have Emptied Your Bank Account
Dennis Sellers / Macsimum News: Security holes in iTunes accounts linked to PayPal
Brian Osborne / Geek.com: iTunes users report unauthorized charges to PayPal accounts
Pallab De / Techie Buzz: Large Scale iTunes Fraud Underway, Once Again
Jon Stokes / Ars Technica:
Why Intel bought McAfee — There's been quite a bit of head-scratching over Intel's decision to purchase McAfee, but, despite all the breathless talk about mobile security and ARM and virus-fighting processors, the chipmaker's motivations for the purchase are actually fairly straightforward.
Discussion: Tom Foremski, Forrester Blogs, Silicon Valley Watcher and Bits
Tom Foremski / IMHO Blog| ZDNet: The Intel/McAfee mystery and Charlie Rose...
Jonathan Penn / Forrester Blogs: More About Intel-McAfee — Questions keep pouring in about this deal …
Steve Lohr / Bits: A Different Take on the Intel-McAfee Deal
Jon Stokes / Ars Technica:
Microsoft beats Intel, AMD to market with CPU/GPU combo chip — At Hot Chips today, Microsoft's Xbox team unveiled details of the system-on-a-chip (SoC) that powers the newer, slimmer Xbox 360 250GB model. Produced on the IBM/GlobalFoundries 45nm process, it's fair to say that the new SoC …
Discussion: VentureBeat, VG247, Engadget and Fudzilla
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Lifting the veil on the hybrid processor-graphics chip in the new Xbox 360
Patrick Garratt / VG247: 360 Slim's combined CPU-GPU chip shown, detailed
Peter Scott / Fudzilla: Microsoft spills beans on new Xbox chip
Samsung Galaxy Tab seen in the wild [video] — Electronista today had the opportunity to spy a Samsung Galaxy Tab in live testing in Sydney, Australia. The device, spotted in the hands of an anonymous telco worker at a train station, matches up with the official description of a seven-inch, 3G-capable Android tablet.
Discussion: SlashGear, Liliputing, IntoMobile, GeekSmack, Gadgetell, eWeek, Obsessable, Fone Arena, Phone Arena, Widgets Lab, PhoneDog.com, Boy Genius Report, Gizmodo, OLED TV Display Lighting …, The Next Web, Pocket-lint, AndroidGuys, Androinica, EuroDroid, Know Your Cell, I4U News, CrunchGear, Engadget, Erictric and MobileBurn.com
Brad Linder / Liliputing: Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet spotted in the wild
Marc Flores / IntoMobile: Samsung Galaxy Tab Spied in Australia, Caught on Video
Stephen Bennett / GeekSmack: Samsung Galaxy Tab Spotted In The Wild
Natesh Sood / Gadgetell: Samsung Galaxy Tab spotted in Australia
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Samsung Epic 4G Is No iPhone Killer, but Solid Android Entry
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Samsung Galaxy Tab seven-inch Android tablet going through field testing
Omkar Dutta / Fone Arena: Samsung Galaxy Tab Spotted In The Wild
Derek Anderson / Widgets Lab: Samsung Galaxy Tab in Australia
Alex Wagner / PhoneDog.com: Samsung Galaxy Tab spotted in the wilds of Australia
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Samsung Galaxy Tab seen in Australia, videoed
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Video: 7-Inch Samsung Galaxy Tab, Prowling In the Wild
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: VIDEO: Samsung Galaxy Tab caught riding the train
Eric Zdankiewicz / AndroidGuys: Samsung Galaxy Tab Caught on Video
Andrew Kameka / Androinica: Samsung Galaxy Tab (kind of) spotted in the wild
Sean Fallon / Know Your Cell: Samsung Galaxy tablet captured on video
Robert Evans / I4U News: Samsung Galaxy Tab: Spotted In Video
John Biggs / CrunchGear: Samsung Galaxy Tab Appears On A Bus In Sydney
Todd Haselton / MobileBurn.com: Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet spotted in video
Charlie Demerjian / SemiAccurate:
Facebook is the first to jump into ARM servers — Tectonic change of our time — THERE HAVE LONG been rumors of a major player moving their data centers from x86 based PCs to the ARM architecture. It looks like the first big player to jump in to the market is going to be none other than Facebook.
Discussion: Forward Thinking
Michael J. Miller / Forward Thinking: Smooth-Stone: ARM-Based Server Chips Aimed at Competitive Market
Tim Conneally / BetaNews:
TiVo launches QWERTY remote — TiVo today has finally launched the full QWERTY TiVo Slide Remote control. The remote was extensively demonstrated at the TiVO Premiere launch in March. — “This is the first ever DVR remote with a full QWERTY keyboard, and we are certain that users will be excited to get their thumbs on it.
Discussion: Engadget, Gizmodo and Electronista
Ben Drawbaugh / Engadget: TiVo Slide Remote review
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Chomp Sinks Its Teeth Deeper Into Search; Wants To Be The Google Of Apps — It was last November that we first heard about Chomp, a sort-of Yelp for iPhone apps. At the time, it was still very much in stealth mode, but we kept hearing they raised a seed round of funding from investors like Ron Conway insanely fast.
Discussion: Inside Social Games and VentureBeat
Chris Morrison / Inside Social Games: Mobile Apps Get Better Discovery With Chomp's New Search Engine
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat: Chomp's iPhone app brings mobile search into modern age
Social Me Me Me Me Me Media — With more places to share content on more networks, each having their own diverse social graphs, connections and features, many of us are splintering our online identities, choosing one or a few communities over others, and optimizing our sharing and consumption …
Discussion: broadstuff, techno.blog, SmoothSpan Blog, GigaOM, WebProNews, Stealthmode Blog, PaulColligan.com, The Future Buzz and everwas, more at Mediagazer »
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Epitaph to a failed Social Media Platform
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: News Flash: Social Networks Are About Connecting People
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Apple Turns Down Apps for Requiring Registration?
Ian Kennedy / everwas: Back to Blogging? — Paul Carr - Thnks Fr Th Mmrs …
Tom Krazit / CNET News:
Google Buzz bug spotlights tepid usage
Google Buzz bug spotlights tepid usage
Discussion: Google, Andy Beard and LOL: The Life of Leo
Leo Laporte / Google: @Google Buzz Team - please help. …
Andy Beard / Niche Marketing: 5 Reasons Buzz Is Google In Startup Mode
Hamilton Ulmer / Blog of Metrics:
Understanding Private Browsing — Private Browsing was introduced in Firefox 3.5, giving users the option of browsing the web without keeping track of their history. A recent Test Pilot study recorded - among other things - the time users activated Private Browsing, and the time they deactivated it.
Discussion: Web Browsers, Mashable!, Gizmodo and The Next Web
Vygantas Lipskas / Web Browsers: The Joys of Private Browsing Mode
Rosa Golijan / Gizmodo: Study Shows People Often Take Ten-Minute “Private Browsing” Breaks Around Lunchtime
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
AMD unveils its Bulldozer and Bobcat processors for future PCs — As Intel is busy moving into the software business with its $7.68 billion purchase of McAfee, Advanced Micro Devices is taking the wraps off its newest processor designs, Bulldozer and Bobcat, which it hopes will give a one-two punch at Intel's core business.
Discussion: Tech Eye, The Register, Softpedia News, eWeek, V3.co.uk and ExtremeTech
Mike Magee / Tech Eye: AMD reveals more details on Bobcat, Bulldozer cores
Rik Myslewski / The Register: IBM slips automatic tranny into Power7
Jeffrey Burt / eWeek: AMD Names Intel Engineer as CTO of Servers
Daniel Robinson / V3.co.uk: AMD details Bulldozer and Bobcat innovations
Matthew Murray / ExtremeTech: AMD Unveils Bulldozer and Bobcat Core Designs
Leena Rao / TechCrunch:
Snoop Dogg Mafia Wars Promotional Stunt Breaks Ustream Record With 2 Million Views — One of Zynga's newest game titles, Mafia Wars Las Vegas, kicked off with a bang last week as rap star Snoop Dogg blew up a 4-ton armored truck in the middle of the desert in Nevada.
Discussion: The Snitch, Gizmodo, GamePolitics News, NewTeeVee and VentureBeat
Ryan Lawler / NewTeeVee: Vid-Biz: Time Warner, Apple's iTV, Sony and Crackle
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat: Zynga's armored car explosion stunt draws 2M views
Zee / The Next Web:
Gmail and Google Calendar push notifications come to the iPhone — Google Mobile App for the iPhone has just received a significant update bringing push notifications for Gmail and Google calendar to your mobile. Get your hands on it here (update: According to Google the update may not immediately available, keep checking).
Discussion: Google Mobile Blog, Gizmodo, CloudAve, Technologizer, Phones Review, 9 to 5 Mac, BlogsDNA, Boy Genius Report, Google Operating System, Fortune, ReadWriteWeb and TiPb
David Singleton / Google Mobile Blog: Google Mobile App for iPhone gets pushy
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Google Mobile App Adds Push Notifications For iPhone
Krishnan Subramanian / CloudAve: Google Push Notification For iPhone: Does It Matter For iPhone Users?
Jared Newman / Technologizer: 5 Gmail Features I Want to Go Mobile
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Google Mobile app for iPhone gets push notifications
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: Google's iPhone App Adds Notifications for Gmail and Google Calendar
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Google Mobile app pushes some iPhone love
Marshall Kirkpatrick / ReadWriteWeb: Gmail for iPhone Gets the Blackberry Treatment
Jeremy Sikora / TiPb: Google Mobile App updated to include push notifications
Nick Bilton / Bits:
Reinventing E-Mail, One Message at a Time — My e-mail inbox is a dejected, endless morass. It's a desolate wasteland of unanswered messages that continue to appear like a never ending game of Tetris. I can confidently say I hate my inbox and I know I'm not alone.
Discussion: MediaPost and WebProNews
Gavin O'Malley / MediaPost: Teaching Gmail A Thing Or Two
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Will Bit.ly Make Email Better?
Julie / Electronic Frontier Foundation:
Jury Invalidates One of EFF's ‘Most Wanted’ Patents — Good news in the fight against bad software patents: a jury in the Eastern District of Texas recently found the Firepond/Polaris patent (U.S. Patent No. 6,411,947) invalid. This patent was on EFF's “Most Wanted” list …
Adrianne Jeffries / ReadWriteWeb: Jury Invalidates a Patent on the EFF's “Most Bogus” List
Emma Barnett / Telegraph:
Facebook Places ‘boring’ says Foursquare chief — Dennis Crowley, the co-founder of Foursquare, a location-based social network, has called Places, Facebook's new check-in tool, “boring” and “unexciting”. — Talking to The Telegraph, Crowley, said he had now had time to play around …
Discussion: IntoMobile, PC World, Venture Capital Dispatch, Fast Company and Tech Eye
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Foursquare founder calls Facebook Places ‘boring’
Dean Wilson / Tech Eye: Foursquare founder calls Facebook “boring”
Jared Newman / PC World:
Motorola's Android 2.2 Rollout: What a Mess — Delays, missing features, cease and desist letters, oh my! Verizon's rollout of Android 2.2 to Motorola Droid phones is becoming an exercise in frustration. — Motorola's Froyo problems started with the original Droid, whose Android 2.2 rollout began the first week of August.
Discussion: MobileContentToday, Computerworld, Gadget Lab, Electronista, IntoMobile and PC Magazine
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Motorola Droid Android OS 2.2 (Froyo) Update Issues
Preston Gralla / Computerworld: What's gone wrong with the Android 2.2 Froyo rollout?
Priya Ganapati / Gadget Lab: Motorola Cracks Down on Leaked Android Updates for Droid X Phone
Blake Stimac / IntoMobile: Android 2.2 Froyo for Motorola Droid X - Install tutorial and walkthrough
David Murphy / PC Magazine: Motorola Sends C&Ds to Leaked Android 2.2 Hosts
Janko Roettgers / NewTeeVee:
New Numbers Reveal: Cord Cutting Is Real — U.S. pay TV subscriptions have declined for the first time in history this quarter, according to new data from SNL Kagan. The business intelligence company reports that cable companies lost 711,000 subscribers, which represents the biggest quarterly loss in cable TV's history.
Discussion: Stowe Boyd, CrunchGear and Technologizer
Nicholas Deleon / CrunchGear: Moving Away From Cable TV To Internet-delivered Content 'Overhyped …
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: In (Reluctant) Defense of Cable TV
Dean Takahashi / VentureBeat:
How Google Goggles works to deliver visual search results for mobile phones — Google Goggles is one of the more interesting experiments being done in visual search. If you have an Android phone, you can already use the Google Goggles visual search app to take a picture of something and then submit it to Google as a search query.
Discussion: Technologizer, Boy Genius Report, Gizmodo, App Advice, The Register, PC Magazine, Erictric, IntoMobile, MacStories, Electronista, 9 to 5 Mac and Crave
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Chomp's iPhone App Search Engine: Neat, But Not Yet the Google of Apps
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Yahoo! News: Google Goggles to iPhone by year's end
Sam Biddle / Gizmodo: Google Goggles Is Heading to iPhone This Year
Casey Tschida / App Advice: Chomp Receives A Remodeling, Including A New App Search Engine
Rik Myslewski / The Register: Google aims Goggles at Apple's iPhone
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine: Google Goggles Future Includes the iPhone
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Google to Make Goggles Available for The iPhone Later This Year
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Google Goggles coming to Apple iPhone this year
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Google Goggles Coming to iPhone “By The End of 2010″
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Google Goggles coming to iPhone soon
Josh Lowensohn / Crave: The gadget blog: Google's Goggles headed to iPhones this year
Jason Hiner / Tech Sanity Check:
The dirty little secret about Google Android — Google Android began with the greatest of intentions — freedom, openness, and quality software for all. However, freedom always comes with price, and often results in unintended consequences. With Android, one of the most important …
Discussion: Salon, Technologizer, IntoMobile and MacDailyNews
Dan Gillmor / Salon: Now we have to jailbreak our Android phones, too
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Two More Dirty Little Secrets About the Phone Business
Marc Flores / IntoMobile: Google and the Problem with Android Openness
Gabe Rivera / Techmeme News:
Techmeme's tweets now more useful: contain direct links and author IDs — If you've seen our Twitter feeds but don't yet follow them, have another look! We've improved @Techmeme and @TechmemeFH in two ways: — 1. We refer to authors using their Twitter IDs.
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch:
YC-Funded The Fridge Takes The Privacy Headaches Out Of Sharing With Friends — Back in the old days, Facebook was a site where college students could share photos of their youthful indiscretions without having to worry too much about their boss or parents stumbling across them. That isn't the case anymore.
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac:
Multifl0w is how iOS multitasking should work — Multifl0w is how we feel Apple should have implemented multitasking into iOS in the first place. It works quickly, beautifully, and efficiently on jailbroken iPhones, iPod touches and... iPads! The app collaborates with the free “backgrounder” …
Discussion: Gizmodo Australia, App Advice, Gizmodo, iPhone in Canada Blog, TiPb, Edible Apple, Cult of Mac, The Next Web, everythingiCafe and MacStories
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo Australia: How To: Get Expose-Style Multitasking On Your iPhone, iPad
Kyle VanHemert / Gizmodo: How To: Get Exposé-Style Multitasking on Your iPhone or iPad
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Multifl0w brings Exposé-style app switching to iPhone, iPad
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Multifl0w: Exposè-like Multitasking for iPhone and iPad
Joseph Tartakoff / paidContent:
Tencent Buys Google-Backed Online Community Company Comsenz — Tencent, the Chinese internet company behind IM service and portal QQ, has bought up Comsenz, a Google-backed company which is behind the Discuz online discussion board platform, which is extremely popular in China, among other community products.
Discussion: JLM Pacific Epoch and China Web 2 …
Ryan Tate / Gawker:
Meet Wikileaks Founder's Alleged Sex Victim — Wikileaks leader Julian Assange implied that the rape and molestation charges against him in Sweden were part of a global conspiracy. But a fringe-left accuser identified in the Swedish media hardly seems like a CIA plant.
Discussion: Tech Eye, Computerworld and Guardian
Nick Farrell / Tech Eye: Wikileaks “victim” speaks out
David Leigh / Guardian: WikiLeaks' Julian Assange in Swedish rape claim furore