Joshua Topolsky / Engadget:
PSA: iPhone alarms not working come New Year's Day 2011 — We're not exactly sure of the cause of this fancy new issue affecting Apple's super cool iPhone line of cellphones, but apparently you've got trouble come 1/1/2011. According to an explosive stream of frustration-filled tweets …
Discussion: MacRumors, IntoMobile, OS X Daily, Go Rumors, Thoughts from the Sidelines, iLounge and Macgasm
Kelly Hodgkins / IntoMobile: PSA: Alarm clock bug may cause iPhone alarms to fail on New Year's Day 2011
Anand Srinivasan / Go Rumors: iPhone Alarm Bug - Malfunction Reports On New Year Day
Kevin Schram / Thoughts from the Sidelines: iPhone Alarm May Not Work In 2011 [iPhone Users Get To Relive Y2K Bug …
Jeremy Horwitz / iLounge: 2011 brings iPhone alarm failures, fix offered
Stephen M. Hackett / Macgasm: iOS non-recurring alarms failing on New Year's
Mark Gurman / 9 to 5 Mac:
New Year's 2011 breaks (non-recurring) iPhone alarm clocks (update: auto-fixes) — According to multiple users expressing their frustration through Twitter, come New Years 2011 (where ever you are) your iPhone alarm clock won't function correctly. You may recall a similar bug in iOS …
Discussion: Macworld, TiPb and TUAW, Thanks:markgurman
Jason Snell / Macworld: iOS bug prevents New Year's alarms
Chris Rawson / TUAW: iPhone alarms may fail to activate on New Year's Day
Gabe Rivera / Techmeme News:
The 50 biggest tech stories of 2010 — If the year is winding down, and real tech news is slowing to a trickle, you know it's time to reflect on the past 12 months in tech. Again this year we crunched Techmeme's historical data, cancelling out the influences of our editors …
Discussion: BetaNews and TechCrunch
Jason Kincaid / TechCrunch: A Look At Some Of The Biggest Tech Stories Of 2010
Thomas Houston / Switched:
The Best Tech Writing of 2010 — Writing, whether it appeared in print or on a blog, was dissected, critiqued, relinked and shared faster than ever in 2010. Just take a look at the recent arguments on the Lamo/Manning Wikileaks chat logs between Salon's Glenn Greenwald and Wired's Kevin Poulsen …
Emily Wood / The Official Google Blog:
Google blogging in 2010
Google blogging in 2010
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Want 10 million uniques/day? Put a link on Google's homepage
Zach Epstein / BGR:
Android bug that sends SMS messages to random recipients is being ignored by Google — According to a report from ZDNet blog Hardware 2.0, Google's Android platform is being plagued by a bug that Google is, for the most part, ignoring. The bug causes SMS messages to be delivered …
Discussion: Engadget, Android Phone Fans, Android Community, SlashPhone, PhoneDog.com and Phone Scoop
Tyler Miller / Android Phone Fans: Android SMS Bug Still Plaguing Users
Chris Burns / Android Community: SMS Messages Sent to Random Recipients Bug on Android Phones Being Ignored by Google
Alex Wagner / PhoneDog.com: Android SMS bug not a high priority for Google
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog:
Android SMS bug sends your messages to random contacts — Remember the kerfuffle over the iPhone 4 ‘Antennagete’ and how you could disrupt the antenna by holding the handset the wrong way? Well, there's an SMS bug in Google's Android OS that makes ‘Antennagate’ seem like nothing.
Discussion: Examiner, PhoneDog.com, Pulse2, Android News, Rumours … and Electronista
Michael Santo / Examiner: Months-old SMS addressing bug continues to plague Android users
Taylor Martin / PhoneDog.com: When it comes to bugs, where do Google's priorities lie?
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Google Android Has SMS Bug Where SMS Messages Are Being Sent To The Wrong Contacts
Dustin Karnes / Android News, Rumours, and Updates: Bug in Android SMS system sending messages to random contacts
Owen Fletcher / China Real Time Report:
The Mysterious Case of the 'iPad 2′ Cases … Protective cases purportedly made for a new version of the iPad, posted for sale on Chinese e-commerce site Alibaba.com, have fueled some of the latest speculation about the rumored sequel to Apple's red-hot tablet computer.
Discussion: AppleInsider, Electronista, MacRumors, PhoneDog.com, Forbes, TiPb, Network World, MacDailyNews and iClarified
Alex Wagner / PhoneDog.com: Purported iPad 2 case images yanked
Brian Caulfield / Forbes: Why The $%@! Would You Want A Camera On An iPad?
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Supposed iPad 2 case images pulled
Yoni Heisler / Network World: More iPad 2 details emerge - tapered edges
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
WakeMate Warns Users Of Major Safety Issue With Product After One Bursts Into Flames — It was only days ago that we wrote that after nearly a year of delays, the first WakeMate units were finally shipping to customers. And now there's some more bad news — really bad.
Discussion: Android Community, SlashGear and Electronista
Chris Burns / Android Community: WakeMate Bursts Into Flames
Evan Selleck / SlashGear: WakeMate Bursts Into Flames Due to Issues with USB Charger
Alexis Madrigal / The Atlantic Online:
Chart: 2010's Best Performing Tech Companies — 2010 wasn't a great year for the economy, which puttered along like a zombie from the Walking Dead. But some companies delivered some notably strong performances, and the technology-heavy NASDAQ stock exchange was up more than 16% over the course of the year.
Discussion: Techie Buzz
Chinmoy Kanjilal / Techie Buzz: Head Turners of 2010 in the Tech Industry Based On Stock Performance
Philip Elmer-DeWitt / Fortune:
How big was Apple's iPad Christmas? — Unit sales estimates for the quarter that ended Saturday range from 5 million to 7.54 million — Click to enlarge. Source: Company reports, Apple 2.0 — The chatter on Investor Village's AAPL Sanity board Christmas Day was mostly about who found iPads under the tree.
Discussion: Tech Trader Daily, TUAW, Open IT Strategies, MacNN, everythingiCafe and App Advice
Kelly Hodgkins / TUAW: iPad holiday sales estimates are all over the place
Joel West / Open IT Strategies: Tablets succeed across the board
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Sales Estimates Show iPad Sold Like Hotcakes, Even With New Model On The Horizon
Alexander Vaughn / App Advice: How Huge Was The iPad This Christmas?
Borders stalls book payments, doubts survival in e-book era — Borders has been delaying payments to book publishers in signs that it may be one of the first major victims of e-books. Early reports from Publishers Marketplace on Friday said it was putting off the payments to help refinance …
Discussion: SmoothSpan Blog, VentureBeat, Pulse2, SAI, Wall Street Journal and TomsTechBlog.com, more at Mediagazer »
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: Can book retailer Borders survive without its own e-reader?
Amit Chowdhry / Pulse2: Borders Stalling Payments To Book Publishers
Gregory White / SAI: Borders' Debt Problems Now Hitting Payments To Publishers
Jeffrey A. Trachtenberg / Wall Street Journal: Borders Delays Payments
Laura Sydell / NPR:
Undesigned: The Symbiotic Relationship Of Steve Jobs And Jonathan Ive … If you have an iPod or an iPhone or an iPad or even an iMac, you might love it — or hate it — but you probably don't know much about the man who designed it. — I'm not talking about Steve Jobs. — Behind the scene, Jobs has a partner.
Brian Caulfield / Forbes: NPR On Steve Jobs And Jonathan Ives
Democracy UK / Facebook:
A Snapshot of Facebook in 2010 — Happy New Year Democracy UK! — As 2010 draws to a close we can take a look at some data that provides a window into the lives of the millions of people around the world who use Facebook everyday to share their lives, feelings and interests with friends.
John Capone / MediaPost: The World According To Facebook
Burtonator / Kevin Burton's NEW FeedBlog: Isn't it frightening what you can do with Facebook's data set?
Todd Wasserman / Mashable!: Facebook by the Numbers in 2010 [STATS]
Nicholas Jackson / The Atlantic Online: What 20 Minutes on Facebook Looks Like
Rik Myslewski / The Register: Facebook stat flood gives hope to mateless, dateless