Apple hikes 1Q11 iPhone shipment target to 20-21 million units, say sources — Apple has raised the global shipment goal for its iPhones for first-quarter 2011 from 19 million units originally to 20-21 million units, according to sources with Taiwan-based component suppliers.
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Nathan Eddy / eWeek: Apple Orders 20-21 Million iPhones for Q1 2011: Report
Charles Jade / GigaOM: Rumor Has It: 20 Million Plus iPhones for Q1 2011
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Apple raises iPhone shipment goals for Q1 2011, Verizon-ready CDMA iPhones included
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Report: Apple Orders 21 Million iPhones, 6 Million Verizon-Ready
Alex Wagner / PhoneDog.com: Rumor: Apple bumps up projected Q1 iPhone shipments, includes CDMA iPhone
Simon Sage / IntoMobile: Apple Aiming to Ship 21 Million iPhones in Q1?
Lisette Voytko / Macgasm: Apple to ship 21 million iPhones in Q1 2011?
Federico Viticci / MacStories: 47 Million iPhones Sold in 2010, First 2011 Shipments to Include CDMA iPhone?
Christopher Meinck / everythingiCafe: Apple To Raise iPhone shipments in Q1 2011, Verizon iPhones Coming?
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Apple ups iPhone shipment target for Q1 2011
Ray Basile / iPhone Savior: Apple Raises iPhone Shipping Goal To 21 Million Including CDMA Phones In Q1 2011
Eric Savitz / Tech Musings: Apple Reportedly Boosts Q1 iPhone Production Plans
Bianca Bosker / The Huffington Post: Apple Plans To Ship Millions Of Verizon Compatible iPhones In 2011: REPORT
Kunal / Samsung Hub:
Samsung confirms Galaxy Player, will showcase at CES 2011 — UPDATE: Front facing camera is VGA. Will come in 8GB, 16GB and 32GB storage capacities. — Samsung has announced a new Android-based Galaxy Player that will be showcased next week at the CES 2011.
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: CES 2011: Samsung to show off Galaxy Player, billed as an Android …
Ian Paul / PC World: Samsung to Show iPod Touch Killer at CES
Matthew Miller / The Mobile Gadgeteer Blog: Will the Samsung Galaxy Player take on the Apple iPod touch?
Rachel King / ZDNet: CES: Samsung will unveil 4-inch Galaxy Player at CES 2011
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Samsung Player: First True Android iPod Touch Competitor?
Zach Epstein / BGR: Samsung Galaxy Player to take on iPod touch
Mark Kurlyandchik / DailyTech: Samsung Galaxy Player Confirmed, Ready for CES
Doug Aamoth / Techland: Samsung Prepping Android-based iPod Touch Competitor
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: Samsung Galaxy S gets Android 2.2 Froyo in Canada
Tyler Miller / Android Phone Fans: Samsung Galaxy Player On Display At CES
Gary Cutlack / Gizmodo: Samsung's Full-Power Galaxy Player Will Be At CES 2011
Shane McGlaun / I4U News: Samsung Galaxy Player to Debut at CES 2011
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Samsung Galaxy Player YP-GB1 Android PMP headed to CES 2011
Andrew Kameka / Androinica: Samsung Galaxy media player set to debut at CES
Warner Crocker / GottaBeMobile: Samsung Going After iPod Touch with Phone-less Galaxy Player
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Galaxy Player: Samsung's iPod Touch Clone Debuts at CES 2011
Matthew Humphries / Geek.com: Samsung has an iPod touch competitor called Galaxy Player
Third-Generation Kindle Now the Bestselling Product of All Time on Amazon Worldwide — In just five months, new Kindle replaces ‘Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows’ as best-selling product in Amazon's history — (NASDAQ: AMZN)—Amazon.com today announced that the third-generation Kindle …
Tricia Duryee / eMoney: Amazon's Holiday Season Soars By 44 Percent at Peak
Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: Amazon Says Kindle 3 Is The Best Selling Product Ever On Amazon
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: Kindle Is Amazon's Best Seller, Even In an iPad World
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: Amazon says Kindle is its top-selling product
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Amazon's new Kindle is its bestselling product of all time
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Amazon sells 13.7M items on Cyber Monday
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: On Cyber Monday, Amazon Sold 158 Items Per Second (13.7 Million In Total)
Tiernan Ray / Tech Trader Daily: Amazon: Kindle Best-Selling Product Ever
Robert Nelson / Thoughts from the Sidelines: Kindle 3 Tops Harry Potter And The Deathly Hallows, Becomes …
Martin Bryant / The Next Web: Latest Kindle is Amazon's best selling product of all time
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Kindle 3 best-selling Amazon product of all time
Jon Kalish / New York Times:
Leo Laporte Builds Empire With ‘This Week in Tech’ — Balancing on a giant rubber ball in a broadcast studio and control room carved out of a cottage in Petaluma, Calif., Leo Laporte is an unlikely media mogul. — From that little town in California wine country, he runs his empire, a podcasting network, TWIT.
Yaakov Katz / Jerusalem Post:
Stuxnet may have destroyed 1,000 centrifuges at Natanz — Malicious computer virus accelerated, wrecked motors and may have decommissioned uranium enrichment centrifuges, think tank concludes. — he Stuxnet virus that has infected Iran's nuclear installations may have been behind the decommissioning …
Enigmax / TorrentFreak:
Pirate Apple App Store Innovates With ‘Reverse BitTorrent’ — Hackulous, the community dedicated to the cracking of Apple DRM and the indexing of unprotected software for iPhone, iPod and iPad, has announced some interesting innovations. As well as having cracking software for the yet …
Discussion: SlashGear and IntoMobile
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Hackulous unveils “reverse BitTorrent” for sharing apps with jailbreak community
Robert Scoble / Scobleizer:
Is Quora the biggest blogging innovation in 10 years? — I've now been blogging for 10 years. Looking back we haven't seen all that much innovation for bloggers. You have a box. You type in it. Put an image into it. And hit publish. That's much the same as the tools I had 10 years ago.
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Jon Fingas / Electronista:
Review: Djay for iPad — iPad DJing has quickly become a popular if small subset of the music scene; artists like Rana June Sobhany have shown that one or two iPads and a mixer create an extremely portable deck and surprisingly varied mixes. Algoriddim is trying to take that one step further with Djay …
Alex Ahlund / TechCrunch:
The Top 40 iPhone Apps of 2010 — Editor's note: This guest post is written by Alex Ahlund, the former CEO and founder of AppVee and AndroidApps, which were acquired by mobile application directory Appolicious. You can read his previous iPhone app picks here and here — The iTunes App Store is huge.
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
Skype's Christmas Present: A Patent Infringement Lawsuit — Poor Skype. A mere day after its key consumer service suffered a major outage, affecting tens of millions of users for hours on end, a patent infringement lawsuit against the company was filed in the United States.
Discussion: SiliconANGLE, SlashGear and Neowin.net
Kristina Farrah / SiliconANGLE: Skype Gets a Patent Infringment Lawsuit for Christmas
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Skype lawsuit alleges Supernode tech impinges patent
Tzvi Friedman / Neowin.net: Skype under patent lawsuit over network monitoring