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: Telegraph, Computerworld, The Apple Core Blog, Velocity, CrunchGear, Electricpig.co.uk, Pocket-lint, Bits, Ars Technica, Fudzilla, Gizmodo, MacStories, I4U News, PC Pro, BlogsDNA, VentureBeat, AppleInsider, Appletell, Fast Company, GeekSmack, BusinessWeek, Ubergizmo, SlashGear, Mashable!, Techie Buzz, Startup Meme, MacRumors, MobileContentToday, Obsessable, Crave, The Next Web, MacDailyNews and 9 to 5 Mac
Claudine Beaumont / Telegraph: Apple files ‘iMac touch’ patent
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?
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: iMac touch: Apple's all-in-one to get touchy-feely
Nick Bilton / Bits: Apple Patents a Desktop Touch-Screen Computer
Chris Foresman / Ars Technica: Apple looking at dual-mode touchscreen desktops and laptops
Nick Farrell / Fudzilla: iMac might get a built in iPad
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: iMac Touch Interface Shown Off In Apple Patent
Federico Viticci / MacStories: iMac Touch Finally Shows Up in Patent - And It Runs Both OS X and iOS
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple iMac touch Patent appears
Stewart Mitchell / PC Pro: Next iMac to transform to a touchscreen?
Jordan Kahn / BlogsDNA: iMac With Multi-Touch Screen Shown in Apple Patent
John Boitnott / VentureBeat: ‘iMac Touch’ patent uncovered in Europe
Jake Gaecke / Appletell: Apple patents point to iMac Touch
Dan Nosowitz / Fast Company: Apple Files Patent for Swiveling, Touchscreen iMac
Stephen Bennett / GeekSmack: iMac Touch Shown Off in Apple Patents
Arik Hesseldahl / BusinessWeek: Patent Filings Show Touch Screens Coming To The Mac: Told Ya!
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: Apple iMac Touch Tipped Again Courtesy of New Patents
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?
Eric Slivka / MacRumors: Apple Discloses Methods for Transitioning Between Mouse-Based and Touch Interfaces
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Will Apple Turn Another Loser into a Winner? …
Stephen Schenck / Obsessable: Apple reveals desktop touchscreen ideas in patent publication
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: iMac Touch shown in patent filings
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 …
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
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, Phone Arena, Zatz Not Funny!, WMPoweruser.com, WMExperts, Phones Review, 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, TG Daily, Network World, Softpedia News, AppleInsider, Mercury News, MobileContentToday, NBC Bay Area, Gawker, Macsimum News, SlashGear, 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
Starr Keshet / TG Daily: Apple iTunes plagued by nefarious scammers
Dennis Rockstroh / Mercury News: Action Line: Watch out for those phony charges from iTunes
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Stop the Presses! iTunes/PayPal Hacked. …
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: Forrester Blogs, Tom Foremski, Silicon Valley Watcher and Bits
Jonathan Penn / Forrester Blogs: More About Intel-McAfee — Questions keep pouring in about this deal …
Tom Foremski / IMHO Blog| ZDNet: The Intel/McAfee mystery and Charlie Rose...
Steve Lohr / Bits: A Different Take on the Intel-McAfee Deal
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: TechCrunch, 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”
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
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: Computerworld, Tech Eye, The Register, Softpedia News, eWeek, V3.co.uk, ExtremeTech and Voices on All Things Digital
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
John Murrell / Voices on All Things Digital: AMD's Bulldozer and Bobcat Ready to Roll
Jenifer Austin Foulkes / Google Mobile Blog:
Dive into the ocean with Google Earth for Android — Especially during the summer months, staring out into the ocean leads to daydreams of sailing the open water, freedom and exploration. Now you can take three-quarters of this vast planet - the ocean - with you on your mobile device …
Discussion: Gizmodo, EuroDroid, The Next Web, Mashable!, MobileContentToday and Erictric
Jolie O'Dell / Mashable!: Google Earth for Android Goes Under the Sea
Todd Ogasawara / MobileContentToday: Google Earth for Android 1.1 Adds Underwater View & 2-Finger Twist …
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Google Earth for Android Updated to Version 1.1
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: Softpedia News, Mashable!, Gizmodo, Web Browsers and The Next Web
Rosa Golijan / Gizmodo: Study Shows People Often Take Ten-Minute “Private Browsing” Breaks Around Lunchtime
Vygantas Lipskas / Web Browsers: The Joys of Private Browsing Mode
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: Engadget, PhoneReport v2.0, SlashGear, Liliputing, GeekSmack, IntoMobile, Gadgetell, Fone Arena, eWeek, Obsessable, Phone Arena, Widgets Lab, PhoneDog.com, Boy Genius Report, Gizmodo, AndroidGuys, OLED TV Display Lighting …, The Next Web, Pocket-lint, Androinica, Know Your Cell, EuroDroid, CrunchGear, I4U News, Erictric and MobileBurn.com
Thomas Ricker / Engadget: Samsung Galaxy Tab P1000 gets wild with Android 2.2
Meraj Chhaya / PhoneReport v2.0: Samsung Galaxy Tab Spotted in Outdoor Tests
Brad Linder / Liliputing: Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet spotted in the wild
Stephen Bennett / GeekSmack: Samsung Galaxy Tab Spotted In The Wild
Marc Flores / IntoMobile: Samsung Galaxy Tab Spied in Australia, Caught on Video
Natesh Sood / Gadgetell: Samsung Galaxy Tab spotted in Australia
Omkar Dutta / Fone Arena: Samsung Galaxy Tab Spotted In The Wild
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
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
Eric Zdankiewicz / AndroidGuys: Samsung Galaxy Tab Caught on Video
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: VIDEO: Samsung Galaxy Tab caught riding the train
Andrew Kameka / Androinica: Samsung Galaxy Tab (kind of) spotted in the wild
Sean Fallon / Know Your Cell: Samsung Galaxy tablet captured on video
John Biggs / CrunchGear: Samsung Galaxy Tab Appears On A Bus In Sydney
Robert Evans / I4U News: Samsung Galaxy Tab: Spotted In Video
Todd Haselton / MobileBurn.com: Samsung Galaxy Tab Android tablet spotted in video
Tom Krazit / CNET News:
Google Buzz bug spotlights tepid usage — Six months after its debut, it's becoming clear that Google Buzz has yet to become the social media breakthrough that Google craves. — That's because if a Buzz falls on the Internet and nobody hears it, it never really happened.
Discussion: Google, louisgray.com, Andy Beard and LOL: The Life of Leo
Social Me Me Me Me Me Media — With more places to share content …
Social Me Me Me Me Me Media — With more places to share content …
Discussion: broadstuff, techno.blog, SmoothSpan Blog, GigaOM, Stealthmode Blog, PaulColligan.com and The Future Buzz
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Epitaph to a failed Social Media Platform
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: News Flash: Social Networks Are About Connecting People
Andrew E. Kramer / New York Times:
Hacker's Arrest Offers Glimpse Into Crime in Russia — MOSCOW — On the Internet, he was known as BadB, a disembodied criminal flitting from one server to another selling stolen credit card numbers despite being pursued by the United States Secret Service. — And in real life …
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: VentureBeat and Inside Social Games
Matt Marshall / VentureBeat: Chomp's iPhone app brings mobile search into modern age
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
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: Boy Genius Report, Gizmodo, Technologizer, The Register, PC Magazine, App Advice, MacStories, Erictric, IntoMobile, Electronista, 9 to 5 Mac and Crave
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
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Chomp's iPhone App Search Engine: Neat, But Not Yet the Google of Apps
Rik Myslewski / The Register: Google aims Goggles at Apple's iPhone
Mark Hachman / PC Magazine: Google Goggles Future Includes the iPhone
Casey Tschida / App Advice: Chomp Receives A Remodeling, Including A New App Search Engine
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Google Goggles Coming to iPhone “By The End of 2010″
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
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
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
Declan McCullagh / CNET News:
RIAA: U.S. copyright law 'isn't working' — RIAA President Cary Sherman, second from right, says new pro-content copyright laws may be necessary. — (Credit: Declan McCullagh/CNET) — ASPEN, Colo.—The Recording Industry Association of America said on Monday that current U.S. copyright law …
Nick Wingfield / Digits:
Microsoft's Bing Shows Some IPhone Love — Microsoft may finally have figured out what makes the iPhone tick, but it's the company's Bing search engine that did it and not its mobile phone developers. — A couple of weekends ago, the Bing name seemed to be everywhere on the top iPhone app charts.
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
Brooks Barnes / New York Times:
Sony's Bet on Sticking With Web Shows — LOS ANGELES — At first Hollywood raced to make original Web programming. NBC Universal trumpeted a site called DotComedy; the Walt Disney Company created a digital studio called Stage 9; and Time Warner backed SuperDeluxe, another comedy site.
Discussion: paidContent, CinemaTech and VatorNews, more at Mediagazer »
David Kaplan / paidContent: Sony's Patience With Crackle Persists; Playstation Expansion In The Works
John William Gallagher / VatorNews: Sony remains a big believer in Web shows
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, The Register, Gizmodo, iPhone in Canada Blog, CloudAve, MobileContentToday, Technologizer, TUAW, AppScout, Search Engine Land, everythingiCafe, Startup Meme, 9 to 5 Mac, MacStories, 901am, BlogsDNA, Mashable!, Erictric, Computerworld, TechCrunch, IntoMobile, Boy Genius Report, WebProNews, Phones Review, Ubergizmo, Google Operating System, MacRumors iPhone Blog, Search Engine Journal, Fortune, ReadWriteWeb and TiPb
David Singleton / Google Mobile Blog: Google Mobile App for iPhone gets pushy
Bill Ray / The Register: Gmail pushes onto the iPhone
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?
Frank McPherson / MobileContentToday: Google Mobile App for iPhone Updated
Jared Newman / Technologizer: 5 Gmail Features I Want to Go Mobile
Mark Hachman / AppScout: Google iPhone Apps Now Push
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: SearchCap: The Day In Search, August 23, 2010
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Google Mobile App Gets Push
Sardar Mohkim Khan / Startup Meme: Google Mobile Gets An Update: Adds Push Notifications To Gmail …
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Google Mobile App Update Available: Retina Graphics and Push Notifications
Christina Warren / Mashable!: Google Adds Push Support to iPhone App
Bertrand Vasquez / Erictric: Google Mobile Application for iOS Devices Gets Push Notifications
David Dahlquist / Computerworld: Google Mobile App update adds push notifications
MG Siegler / TechCrunch: iPhone Gmail Gets Push By Routing Around The Mail App Using Apple's Servers
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Google Mobile app for iPhone gets push notification
Andrew Munchbach / Boy Genius Report: Google Mobile app for iPhone gets push notifications
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Google Updates iPhone App with Notifications
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System: Google's iPhone App Adds Notifications for Gmail and Google Calendar
Eric Slivka / MacRumors iPhone Blog: Google Adds Gmail and Calendar Push Notifications to iPhone App
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
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.
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