Jay Yarow / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
Motorola Xoom A Flop, Just 100,000 Sold So Far — Google's first real answer to the iPad is not exactly blowing the doors off. — According to an estimate from Deutsche Bank, Motorola has only sold 100,000 Xooms thus far. Deutsche Bank got its estimate after looking at the Android developer website …
Discussion: Fortune, TechCrunch, MacRumors, Digital Daily, Hardware 2.0 Blog, Guardian, BGR, I4U News, Techland, Between the Lines Blog, Internet2Go and The Huffington Post
Seth Weintraub / Fortune: Motorola XOOMs aren't Zooming off store shelves
John Paczkowski / Digital Daily: Gloom, Doom Loom for Motorola Xoom?
Adrian Kingsley-Hughes / Hardware 2.0 Blog: Has Motorola only sold 100,000 Xooms?
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Has the Motorola Xoom really sold 100,000 - and is that good or bad?
Robert Evans / I4U News: Apple Wins The First Battle of the Tablet War
Jared Newman / Techland: Motorola Xoom's “Flop” is No Surprise
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Motorola's Xoom: Are 100,000 units sold disappointing or decent?
Greg Sterling / Internet2Go: Seven-Inch HTC Flyer Tablet Poised for Takeoff
Joe Wilcox / BetaNews:
100,000 Motorola XOOMs sold isn't bad, it's good — I'm puzzled by reaction to estimates of Motorola XOOM tablet sales. Deutsche Bank estimates 100,000 units over the first two months, which is much better than I would have expected. Of course, those people pooping all over XOOM are comparing to iPad 2 …
Discussion: Electronista and 901am
Darnell / 901am: Can Anyone Challenge iPad 2?
Eric Savitz / The Tech Trade:
Motorola Mobility: Xoom, Atrix Both Duds, Pacific Crest Says
Motorola Mobility: Xoom, Atrix Both Duds, Pacific Crest Says
Discussion: IntoMobile, PR Newswire, TG Daily, Tablet PC Review, Gadget Lab, SlashGear, PC World, DailyTech, FierceWireless, mocoNews, CrunchGear, SocialTimes.com and Technologizer
Kelly Hodgkins / IntoMobile: Analyst: Motorola Xoom and Atrix 4G sales are ‘disappointing’
Andrew Couts / PR Newswire: Motorola Xoom, Atrix 4G sales fall flat
Starr Keshet / TG Daily: Yes, Motorola's Xoom is doomed
Mike Isaac / Gadget Lab: Motorola Xoom, Atrix Too Pricey for the Public
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Motorola XOOM and ATRIX 4G sales failures claims analyst
Daniel Ionescu / PC World: Motorola's Xoom and Atrix, Duds?
Shane McGlaun / DailyTech: Report: Early Motorola Xoom, Atrix 4G Sales Lagging
Ingrid Lunden / mocoNews: Report: Motorola's Atrix And Xoom Struggle To See A Sales Boom
John Biggs / CrunchGear: Motorola Xoom And Atrix Sales “Disappointing”
Todd Ogasawara / SocialTimes.com: Motorola Atrix (modular Android phone) & Xoom Tablet Disappointing According to an Analyst
Mike Melanson / ReadWriteWeb:
LinkedIn's Answer to Facebook's Open Graph — Professional social network LinkedIn has opened up access to a new developer platform today that should bring LinkedIn content, buttons, Twitter-esque “profile summaries” and more to websites throughout the Web. — The platform, though, isn't just for developers.
Discussion: VentureBeat, CNET News, TechCrunch, Between the Lines Blog, Black Web 2.0 and Epicenter
Rafe Needleman / CNET News: LinkedIn updates developer access
Leena Rao / TechCrunch: LinkedIn Unveils A More Open Developer Platform With Lightweight, Customizable Plugins
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: LinkedIn opens APIs to broader Web: Will you use your professional identity?
Ryan Singel / Epicenter: LinkedIn Announces Facebook-Like Tentacles for the Web
Adam Nash / The LinkedIn Blog:
Discussion: Mashable!, The Next Web and WebProNews
Joel Falconer / The Next Web: LinkedIn launches developer platform, social plugins
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch:
DISH Wins Bankruptcy Auction, Buys Blockbuster Assets For $228M In Cash — DISH Network this morning announced that it was selected as the winning bidder in the bankruptcy court auction for substantially all of the assets of Blockbuster, which went belly up in September 2010.
Sakthi Prasad / Reuters: Dish Network wins Blockbuster bankruptcy auction
Brennon Slattery / PC World: Dish Network Buys Blockbuster, Plots a Second Act for the Video Rental Chain
Tim Conneally / BetaNews: Dish's Blockbuster buy: A box office bomb?
Don Reisinger / The Digital Home: Dish Network to buy Blockbuster for $228 million
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Dish Network acquires Blockbuster for $320M
Zach Epstein / BGR: Dish Network wins Blockbuster auction
Joseph Woelfel / TheStreet.com: Dish Wins Auction for Blockbuster
Shira Ovide / Deal Journal: DISH: Blockbuster's Unlikely Savior?
Richard Lawler / Engadget: Dish Network wins Blockbuster auction for $228 million in cash
Larry Dignan / Between the Lines Blog: Dish buys Blockbuster in bankruptcy: Internet streaming rights key
Chris Crum / WebProNews: Dish Network Buys Blockbuster
Ryan Lawler / GigaOM:
So Why Did Dish Really Buy Blockbuster? — Dish Network said Wednesday that it it will pay around $320 million to buy embattled movie rental chain Blockbuster out of bankruptcy proceedings which have led to significant store closings and layoffs over the past year.
Discussion: Technologizer, Wall Street Journal, VentureBeat, Fast Company, paidContent, Reuters, Epicenter, 9 to 5 Mac, DSLreports, Electronista, DealBook, Telecompetitor and MediaMemo
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: Dish Network Buys Itself a Bankrupt Chain of Movie Rental Stores
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Dish Network buys Blockbuster for streaming video and kiosks
David Zax / Fast Company: Dish Buys Blockbuster for $320 Million. Why?
Staci D. Kramer / paidContent: Dish Makes Blockbuster Of A Deal; Gets Bankrupt Chain For $320 Million
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: Dish Network buys bankrupt Blockbuster for $320 million to bolster online content
Bernie Arnason / Telecompetitor: DISH Buys Blockbuster Out of Bankruptcy
Peter Kafka / MediaMemo: Dish Buys Bankrupt Blockbuster
Greg Sandoval / CNET News:
Google boots Grooveshark from Android Market — WASHINGTON—Google yesterday removed Grooveshark's music app from the Android Market, a move that comes after some of the top music labels have accused the service of violating copyright law, sources said. — “We remove apps from Android Market …
Scott Webster / AndroidGuys: Google Removes Grooveshark Music App from Android Market
Melanie Lee / Reuters: Baidu to launch licensed music service in May
Andrew Kameka / Androinica: Grooveshark gets ganked from Google Android Market. Should Amazon Cloud be nervous?
Leslie Horn / PC Magazine: Google Yanks Grooveshark App from Android Market
Pallab De / Techie Buzz: Google Removes Grooveshark from the Android Market Due to Alleged Copyright Violations
Jonathan Bailey / PlagiarismToday: 3 Count: Maybe Rogue-ish
Vlad Bobleanta / Download Squad: Grooveshark gets kicked out of the Android Market
Simon Sage / IntoMobile: Grooveshark Music App Pulled from Android Market
Matt Brian / The Next Web: Google pulls Grooveshark from Android Market over possible copyright concerns
Sam Oliver / AppleInsider:
Suppliers delivered 2.4M-2.6M iPad 2 units to Apple in March - report — Perhaps offering an indication of how many iPad 2 units were sold at launch, a new report claims Apple received between 2.4 million and 2.6 million of the hot-selling device from suppliers in the month of March.
Cover lens supply key for Apple to reach 2Q11 iPad 2 shipment goal, say sources — A sufficient supply of cover lenses for touch panel modules will be the key for Apple and other vendors to reach their shipment goals for tablet PCs in second-quarter 2011, according to sources at upstream touch panel suppliers.
Discussion: PC Magazine, MacRumors, Techie Buzz, SAI, Electronista, 9 to 5 Mac, PadGadget, I4U News, IntoMobile, everythingiCafe, The Next Web, TiPb, TUAW, MacHackPC, MacDailyNews, MacStories, PhoneArena and WebProNews
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: Digitimes: 2.6M iPad 2s shipped in March, 12M expected in Q2
Dag / PadGadget: 2.5 Million iPad 2s Shipped Last Month, Production Output to Reach 4 Million Units per Month
Luigi Lugmayr / I4U News: Apple received over 2m iPad 2 Units from Suppliers in March
Marc Flores / IntoMobile: Apple takes 2.4-2.6 million iPad 2 units in March, said to average 4-4.3 million per month this year
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Apple To Hit 12 Million iPad 2s In Q2?
Pres**t Deorukhkar / The Next Web: Apple took delivery of over 2 million iPad 2 units in March, report claims
Kelly Hodgkins / TUAW: Cover lens supply key for 2011 iPad 2 shipment goal
RitvikReddy / MacHackPC: Around 2.5 Million Apple's iPad 2 Shipped In March 2011 - Says Apple Suppliers
Chris Herbert / MacStories: Suppliers Reporting 2.4 Million iPad 2s Shipped in March
Doug Caverly / WebProNews: iPad 2 Sales Of 2.4-2.6 Million Estimated For March
Jack Purcher / Patently Apple:
Apple Wins Patent for All-New Hybrid DisplayPort/USB 3.0 Connector — The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of eight newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. In our second granted patent report of the day we have a real surprise.
Discussion: BetaNews, I4U News, lalawag, iPhone Download Blog, SlashGear, everythingiCafe, iPhone Buzz, Appletell, IntoMobile, iClarified and TUAW
Robert Evans / I4U News: Apple's Plan: One Port to Rule Them All
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Apple Dock Connector update patent could enable USB 3.0, DisplayPort, maybe Thunderbolt
Tim Barribeau / everythingiCafe: Future Dock Connectors To Go USB 3?
Shane McGlaun / iPhone Buzz: Apple rejects app and launches its own version, Kee Utility iPhone dock, Apple dock connector patent
Jake Gaecke / Appletell: Apple patents new hybrid dock connector
Michael Grothaus / TUAW: Apple granted patent for DisplayPort/Thunderbolt, USB 3.0 dock connector
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
Apple expanding Thunderbolt team for new devices equipped with high-speed ports
Apple expanding Thunderbolt team for new devices equipped with high-speed ports
Discussion: TG Daily, OS X Daily, Geek.com, X-bit labs, Ubergizmo, Gadget Lab and iPodNN
Trent Nouveau / TG Daily: Apple bolsters Team Thunderbolt
Matt Chan / OS X Daily: Thunderbolt coming to iPhone and iPad?
George Wong / Ubergizmo: Apple looking to expand the Thunderbolt team
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Apple Patent Shows Thunderbolt Dock Connector
Kyle Wagner / Gizmodo:
USB 3.0, Thunderbolt Possible in Future iOS 30-Pin Connectors
USB 3.0, Thunderbolt Possible in Future iOS 30-Pin Connectors
Discussion: AppleInsider, Business Wire, O'Grady's PowerPage, Engadget, The Next Web and BGR
Chris Barylick / O'Grady's PowerPage: Apple receives patent for dock connector with USB 3.0, Thunderbolt elements built in
Vlad Savov / Engadget: Apple granted patent for a ‘reduced size multi-pin connector,’ namedrops USB 3.0 and DisplayPort
Pres**t Deorukhkar / The Next Web: Could Apple be readying a Thunderbolt Dock Connector?
Andrew Munchbach / BGR: Apple dock-connector patent tips USB 3.0 for future computers, iDevices
Todd Bishop / GeekWire:
Apple throws Microsoft's Mac Office a MobileMe curveball — Microsoft next week will release the first service pack for its Office for Mac 2011 suite, with new features including calendar syncing between Apple's Sync Services and Microsoft's Outlook for Mac.
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: Microsoft: Office for Mac 2011 SP1 On the Way
Dan Miller / Macworld: Office 2011 service pack on the way
Dan Miller / PC World: Office 2011 Service Pack on the Way
Pat Fox / Office For Mac:
Coming Soon: Office for Mac 2011 SP1
Coming Soon: Office for Mac 2011 SP1
Discussion: Ars Technica, Apple, ZDNet, The Download Blog, SAI, PC Magazine, AppleInsider, The Loop, Gizmodo, 9 to 5 Mac, TUAW, The Next Web, iClarified and WinRumors
Larry Dignan / ZDNet: Office for Mac, MobileMe Calendar go unhinged: Will it matter?
Joe Aimonetti / The Download Blog: Microsoft to release Office for Mac 2011 Service Pack 1 next Wednesday
Ellis Hamburger / SAI: Outlook For Mac Will Sync With Your iPhone Starting Next Week
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: Office for Mac 2011 SP1 Coming Next Week
Slash Lane / AppleInsider: Office for Mac 2011 update to add Outlook support for Apple Sync next week
Jim Dalrymple / The Loop: Office for Mac 2011 SP1 coming next week
Brian Barrett / Gizmodo: Your Mac Outlook Calendar Will Sync With iOS Soon
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: Office for Mac 2011 Service Pack 1 due next week with calendar syncing
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Office for Mac 2011 SP1 coming next week
Richard Barley / The TweetDeck Blog:
Testing The Future - Introducing TweetDeck Web Beta — As Whitney Houston sang, “We believe that web apps are our future”... (well, near enough...). And today we're launching a beta of a web app that you're going to really love*. — Since its launch in December last year …
Discussion: ReadWriteWeb, TechCrunch, SAI, NewsGrange, The Next Web, Techie Buzz and WinRumors, Thanks:keithdsouza
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb: TweetDeck's Web App Coming to All Major Browsers
Leena Rao / TechCrunch: TweetDeck Launches #NewTwitter Rival
Ellis Hamburger / SAI: TweetDeck Launches Web-Based Alternative To Twitter.com
Frederic Lardinois / NewsGrange: TweetDeck Launches Web-Based Version of its Twitter Client for (Almost) All Browsers
Brad McCarty / The Next Web: TweetDeck moves out of Chrome with a new web app beta
Keith Dsouza / Techie Buzz: TweetDeck Launches Web Based Beta Client
Tom Warren / WinRumors: TweetDeck Internet Explorer 9 version on its way
Dieter Bohn / PreCentral.net:
A keyboard-less webOS phone - the Stingray? [Exclusive] — The enterprising tipster who sent us the image of a Verizon Pre 3 has one more device to show you: the above device that by all appearances is a webOS device without a keyboard. Our best guess is that it has a screen resolution of 480x800.
Discussion: VentureBeat, Fast Company, PC World, PhoneDog.com, GigaOM, Technologizer, Gizmodo, Engadget, Softpedia News, Fonehome, MobileWhack, BGR, Electronista, IntoMobile, SlashGear, CrunchGear, Gadgetell and Know Your Cell
Matthew Lynley / VentureBeat: WebOS phone without keyboard spotted in the wild
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: A Tale of Two Touchscreen Smartphone Rumors: The iPhone 5 And HP's WebOS Clone
Jared Newman / PC World: HP's Rumored Stingray Phone May Lack Physical Keyboard
Evan Selleck / PhoneDog.com: Why the leaked webOS device should be a priority
Kevin C. Tofel / GigaOM: WebOS Phones Could Gain by Losing the Keyboard
Harry McCracken / Technologizer: WebOS Sans Tiny Plastic Keys?
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Leak: HP webOS Phone Looks Like Pre 3 Without Keyboard
Richard Lai / Engadget: HP's keyboard-less webOS phone and Verizon Pre 3 leaked?
Jeff Baker / MobileWhack: HP Stingray Gets Leaked?
Todd Haselton / BGR: Verizon Wireless Pre 3, touchscreen-only webOS smartphone leak
Dusan Belic / IntoMobile: Is this the webOS-powered HP Stingray?
Chris Davies / SlashGear: HP all-touch webOS “Stingray” leaks alongside Verizon Pre3
Robert Nelson / Gadgetell: Is HP planning to release a keyboard-less webOS smartphone? [Rumored Image]
Gary Krakow / Know Your Cell: Next HP-Palm smartphone could be called Stingray
Frederic Lardinois / NewsGrange:
Microsoft and Toyota Team Up to Bring the Internet to Your Car — Microsoft and Toyota just announced a new partnership today that aims to create a platform for Toyota's next-generation telematics services on top of Microsoft's Windows Azure cloud computing platform.
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: Microsoft and Toyota building new cloud-based telematics system for 2012 release
Jay Greene / CNET News: Microsoft and Toyota partner on smart-grid tech
Ina Fried / Mobilized: Microsoft and Toyota Drive to the Cloud
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog: Microsoft and Toyota to build telematics platform based on Microsoft cloud
Jeffrey Meisner / The Official Microsoft Blog: Microsoft and Toyota Partner on Ultimate ‘Mobile Device,’ Forge Cloud Alliance on Telematics
Erin Lewis / TechNet Blogs: Toyota Selects Windows Azure Platform to Develop and Deploy Next-Generation Telematics Applications
Nancy Gohring / PC World: Microsoft, Toyota to Build Telematics Service
Katie Marsal / AppleInsider:
Apple orders 12 petabytes of storage for iTunes video content - report — Apple has reportedly ordered as much as 12 petabytes, or 12,000 terabytes, of additional storage for hosting video content on its iTunes Store. — Apple placed the order with Isilon Systems for videos on iTunes, according to StorageNewsletter.com.
Discussion: CNET News, NewEnterprise, 9 to 5 Mac, The Apple Core Blog, MacRumors, TiPb, MacDailyNews, MacNN, iClarified, StorageNewsletter.com, MacStories and iLounge
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Report: Apple orders 12 petabytes of storage
Arik Hesseldahl / NewEnterprise: Now That's Big Data: Apple Orders 12 Petabytes of Storage Gear From EMC
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: What is Apple going to put on twelve million Gigabytes of storage it just ordered?
David Morgenstern / The Apple Core Blog: Sources say: Apple to add 12 petabytes of storage for iTunes
Rene Ritchie / TiPb: Apple buying 12 petabytes of storage for iTunes online
Jean-Jacques Maleval / StorageNewsletter.com: Apple Ordered 12PB (!) of Storage on Isilon's Systems
Federico Viticci / MacStories: Apple Orders 12 Petabytes (That's 12 Million Gigabytes) For iTunes Store Video
Charles Starrett / iLounge: Apple orders 12 petabytes of storage for iTunes?
Sarah Perez / ReadWriteWeb:
Mono for Android Ships, Now .NET Developers Can Build Android Apps — Novell has announced the general availability of Mono for Android today, the solution that lets developers use Windows technologies like C# and .NET to build Android applications. We previously reported on Mono …
Discussion: eWeek, All about Microsoft Blog, Android Phone Fans, TechSpot, CNET News, Electronista, Mono for Android, InfoWorld and SocialTimes.com
Darryl K. Taft / eWeek: Novell Launches Mono for Android
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog: Novell's Mono for Android enables .Net app development on Android phones, tablets
Quentyn Kennemer / Android Phone Fans: Mono for Android Could Bring More Windows Developers to Android
Emil Protalinski / TechSpot: Mono for Android released, lets .NET developers build Android apps
Roger A. Grimes / InfoWorld: .Net development moves to Android
Wall Street Journal:
Lions Gate Finalizing Netflix Deal to Stream All Seasons of “Mad Men” — Lions Gate Entertainment Corp., which produces the hit television series “Mad Men,” has finalized a deal with Netflix Inc. to stream all seven seasons of the critically-acclaimed show about a 1960s advertising agency, according to people close to the situation.
Josh Halliday / Guardian: Netflix to stream Mad Men in $90m deal
Cynthia Littleton / Variety: Netflix nabs ‘Mad Men’ rights
Greg Sandoval / CNET News: Netflix acquires rights to stream ‘Mad Men’
Mike Sachoff / WebProNews: Netflix Reaches Deal To Stream “Mad Men”
Jim O'Neill / fierceonlinevideo.com/news/frontpage: Netflix adds ‘Mad Men’ in multi-year deal valued at $75M-$100M
Jeffrey Van Camp / Digital Trends: Netflix nabs Mad Men reruns
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: iFive: Netflix Gets Mad Men, NYT Defends Paywall, Toyota Pulls iPhone Jailbreak Ads, Congress Vs FCC, Teens Love iPhones
John O'Farrell / ben's blog:
Andreessen Horowitz has a new $200mm Co-Investment Fund — This is a guest post by John O'Farrell, General Partner at Andreessen Horowitz — Today, we are delighted to announce the creation of a co-investment fund for our Fund II. Andreessen Horowitz now has $1.2 billion under management.
Discussion: VentureBeat, TechCrunch and silicontap.com
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land:
Funny: Search For “Tilt” On Google Via iPhone Or Android — Go to your iPhone or Android phone and search for the word [tilt] using Google. The search results displayed will all results at a slight tilt to the right. Our understanding from Google is that this is an April Fools joke that's still running.
Google Mobile / @googlemobile: @sengineland has found an easter egg: http://goo.gl/kvjCX
Dan Frommer / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider:
Apple's New “iAd Gallery” App Violates Apple's App Guidelines And Probably Should Have Been Rejected — Apple's new “iAd Gallery” iPhone app, which shows off the iAds that its advertisers have purchased, is theoretically in violation of Apple's own App Store guidelines, which the company published last year.
Discussion: CNET News, The inneractive Blog, SlashGear, GigaOM, MacStories, IntoMobile, PC Magazine, Phones Review and iPodNN
Josh Lowensohn / CNET News: Apple's iAds app found to bend App Store rules
Hilzfuld / The inneractive Blog: Apple Rejects App for Lacking Functionality, then Releases it Itself
Shane McGlaun / SlashGear: Apple rejects iPhone app for lack of functionality, later releases app with same functionality itself
Darrell Etherington / GigaOM: Is Apple Wrong for Breaking Its Own App Store Rules?
Federico Viticci / MacStories: iAd Gallery Violates Apple's Own Guidelines
Chloe Albanesius / PC Magazine: New Apple App Showcases iAds
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog:
Microsoft creates new consumer channels group to be headed by Chris Capossela — A week after Microsoft Senior Vice President of Central Marketing Mich Matthews announced plans to leave, Microsoft announced her replacement will be former Office marketing chief Chris Capossela.
Discussion: The Microsoft Blog, PC World, Digital Trends, NewEnterprise, Microsoft, CNET News, SAI, VentureBeat, GeekWire, TechFlash, TechCrunch, Softpedia News, Reuters and WinRumors
Joab Jackson / PC World: Microsoft Appoints New Marketing Chief
Geoff Duncan / Digital Trends: Microsoft names Capossela new marketing chief
Arik Hesseldahl / NewEnterprise: Microsoft Names Vet Chris Capossela as New Marketing Chief
Microsoft: Microsoft Appoints Chris Capossela as Senior Vice President, Consumer Channels and Central Marketing Group
Jay Greene / CNET News: Microsoft names new marketing chief
Matt Rosoff / SAI: Silicon Alley Insider: This Man Will Now Control Microsoft's Billion-Dollar Ad Budget
Todd Bishop / GeekWire: Meet Microsoft's new marketing boss: Chris Capossela
Robin Wauters / TechCrunch: Meet Microsoft's New Head Of Marketing: Chris Capossela
Donald Melanson / Engadget:
Samsung Galaxy S II gets upgraded to 1.2GHz, delayed until May or June? — Well, it looks like there's some good news and some bad news for those holding out for a Samsung Galaxy S II. GSM Arena is reporting that Samsung has decided to upgrade the phone's dual-core Tegra 2 processor from 1GHz to 1.2GHz …
Discussion: The Toybox Blog, GSMArena.com, AndroidGuys, Techie Buzz, GottaBeMobile, SlashGear, Android Phone Fans, Android Community, Samsung Hub and IntoMobile
Scott Webster / AndroidGuys: Galaxy S II Delayed a Bit to Allow for Hardware Improvements
Rajesh Pandey / Techie Buzz: Samsung Galaxy S II Processor Speed Bumped To 1.2 GHz
Alex Chitu / Google Operating System:
YouTube's New Search Options Format — YouTube has a new interface for related searches and advanced search options. Now you can select multiple filters from a category and combine related searches. For example, you can find long-form HD videos that are available in the WebM format.
Discussion: Search Engine Watch, Search Engine Land and Mashable!
Barry Schwartz / Search Engine Land: YouTube Expands Search Filters & Related Terms
Stan Schroeder / Mashable!: YouTube Expands Search Options With Filter & Explore
Vlad Savov / Engadget:
Isis NFC payment system gets its first market in Salt Lake City, Utah, launches in 2012 — Like 3D on high-end HDTVs, NFC-based payment systems seem set to invade our mobile lives whether we like them or not. Isis, a collaborative venture between AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and a bunch of banking big timers …
Discussion: BGR and The Register
Andrew Munchbach / BGR: Isis announces Salt Lake City as first trial market