Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
Instant Search in Google Chrome — Google Chrome will add support for instant search, the feature released this week by Google. An early implementation is already available in Chrome Dev Channel and in Chrome Canary build. You can enable this feature by adding the following command-line flag …
Discussion: Download Squad, Thanks:arpitnext
Lee Mathews / Download Squad: Google Instant integration lands in Chrome Canary
Raffi Krikorian / mehack:
Twitter by the Numbers — Yesterday I gave a talk at UC Berkeley as part of Twitter's recruiting efforts (known as @TwitterU). I was asked to put together a tech talk, so I wanted to use this as an opportunity to de-mystify Twitter a bit. A lot of people ask me “what's so hard about sending 140 characters”?
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Google Maps, Like YouTube, Get Instantized — So Gmail Instant would actually be useful, but seriously what's next, Google Calendar Instant? Google Image Search Instant? Okay, maybe those would be helpful too. In fact it's really difficult to think of a Google service that wouldn't benefit at least slightly from Instantization.
Discussion: ResourceShelf, TopINews Blog and Fast Company
Amrit / TopINews Blog:
Google Images Instant: Image search gets Instant with Google Images Instant — Google Images Instant: Michael Hart puts together Google Images Instant in less than 2 Hours — Earlier we wrote about the awesome Google Maps Instant Search developed by Michael Hart, that gets you location …
Cade Metz / The Register:
Google search index splits with MapReduce — Welds BigTable to file system ‘Colossus’ — Exclusive Google Caffeine — the remodeled search infrastructure rolled out across Google's worldwide data center network earlier this year — is not based on MapReduce, the distributed number-crunching platform …
Discussion: High Scalability
Apple to move aggressively on FaceTime, camera-equipped iPads — Apple's iPad is unlikely to endure the company's traditional 12-month product cycle for iOS device refreshes before seeing its first major enhancements, AppleInsider has been told. — A version of the tablet device with a built …
Discussion: App Advice, Redmond Pie, Erictric, Thoughts from the Sidelines, Go Rumors, CrunchGear, TiPb, MacRumors, Crave, iClarified, 9 to 5 Mac and SlashGear
Joe White / App Advice: Are New FaceTime Capable iPads In The Works?
Eric Calouro / Erictric: Rumor: Apple Planning to Launch iPad 2G By Holiday Season
Chris Smith / Thoughts from the Sidelines: New iPad (iPad 2) to Come Late This Year with FaceTime Support …
Anand Srinivasan / Go Rumors: iPad 2G Launch Scheduled For Holiday Season
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear: Apple May Be Planning A Holiday Release For Next iPad
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: New iPad 2 with FaceTime coming Q1, 2011?
Jason Parker / Crave: The gadget blog: Better streaming audio and a unique puzzle game: iPhone apps of the week
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Facetime coming to iChat, Windows?
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Qik planning Apple Face Time support
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo:
“YouTube Instant” Dude Can't Go to Work for Chad Hurley, Because He's Already Working For Mark Zuckerberg — There are lots of ways to become famous on the Internet. It took Feross Aboukhadijeh three hours of coding. — When he was done, he had built “YouTube Instant,” a great riff on Google's (GOOG) own Instant search service.
Discussion: gHacks Technology News, PaulColligan.com, Gawker and NewTeeVee, Thanks:atul
Ryan Paul / Ars Technica:
Mixed messages from Google: is Android ready for tablets? — Google's Android mobile operating system was designed for smartphones, but it is increasingly being adopted by consumer electronics companies to power a range of new devices, including tablets and e-book readers.
Discussion: Andrew Lark, Electronista, PC World, Android Community, Phone Arena and Yahoo! News
Andy Lark / Andrew Lark: So, Whats A Tablet Anyway?
Harry McCracken / PC World: Google: Don't Get Excited About Android Tablets-Yet
Dylan Bailey / Android Community: Android 2.2 is not for tablets - Says Google, May block App Market Use
Brad Linder / Liliputing:
Google: Android isn't designed for tablets... yet
Google: Android isn't designed for tablets... yet
Discussion: Softpedia News, Guardian, IntoMobile and Thoughts from the Sidelines
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Will those Android tablets be able to run existing Android apps?
Forking is a Feature — While Linus Torvalds is best known as the creator of Linux, it's one of his more geeky creations, and the social implications of its design, that may well end up being his greatest legacy. Because Linus has, in just a few short years, changed the social dynamic around forking …
Discussion: Smarterware, Thanks:atul
Gina Trapani / Smarterware: Fork Me — Anil publishes a great post on git, GitHub, and the culture of forking.
INTERVIEW-Garmin mulls future of smartphone unit — * Says PND market volumes to fall 5 pct/yr over couple yrs — * CFO sees market share gains similar to Q2 continuing — * Sees very slow fall in avg PND sales price in 2011 — * ‘Very difficult’ to increase PND mkt in N.Amer, Europe
Discussion: Electronista, Engadget, GPS Tracklog, Thoughts from the Sidelines, Phones Review and IntoMobile
Chris Ziegler / Engadget: Garmin: 'we'll have to make decisions within the next couple …
Rich Owings / GPS Tracklog: Garmin headed for smartphone exit ramp?
Kevin Schram / Thoughts from the Sidelines: Garmin To Reevaluate Their Smartphone Business [Garmin CFO Confirms …
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Garmin evaluating its phone business
The slow death of Dopplr — Once the darlings of the UK startup scene, Dopplr has dwindled inexorably ever since it was bought by Nokia a year ago — Founded in Finland early in 2007, Dopplr was the great white, beautiful hope of the UK startup scene; a well-respected design and development team …
Discussion: Guardian, Tnooz, Stowe Boyd and broadstuff, Thanks:atul
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Nokia's revenue and profit trends point to its key problem: commoditisation
Kevin May / Tnooz: Nokia parks Dopplr travel network in neutral
Alan Patrick / broadstuff: Nokia opts for “safe” hands, but that's not what they need
Cydia Acquired Rock Your Phone [Rock.app] — If you have a iPhone / iPodTouch / iPad and have jailbroken it, you might have heard about Cydia & Rock. For folks who are not aware of Cydia Store & Rock.app Stores, these are two store for 3rd party iPhone apps, tweak, themes …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac, The Next Web, TUAW and Covering Web, Thanks:machackpc
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac: Cydia buys Rock, Jailbreak app store fusion en route
Steven Sande / TUAW: Alliance of the jailbreakers: Cydia acquires Rock
Ahmed Omar / Covering Web: Cydia Acquiring Rock your iPhone [Rock.app]