Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch:
The HP TouchPad Will Come With Its Own Facebook Tablet App (Leaked Pics) — The world has been waiting for an official Facebook tablet app, and waiting, and waiting. But that app may not appear on the iPad first (although Facebook is working on an iPad app for sure).
Discussion: SocialTimes.com, Widgets Lab, @joshconstine, App Advice, webOSroundup, T3.com News, CNET News, PreCentral.net, Electronista, Gizmodo and Gizmodo Australia
Todd Ogasawara / SocialTimes.com: HP Building a Facebook App for their TouchPad Tablet
Derek Anderson / Widgets Lab: First Facebook Tablet App to be for HP TouchPad
Josh Constine / @joshconstine: HP's app will be the 2nd device maker-produced tablet app http://t.co/0WKsHWJ RIM's “Facebook for BlackBerry PlayBook” was released in May
Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: Facebook's First Tablet App Is Coming To HP First?
Clifton Thomas / webOSroundup: Behold: Facebook App for the HP TouchPad
Steven Musil / CNET News: HP tablet to get Facebook app before iPad?
Kelly Hodgkins / Gizmodo: Facebook Snubs The iPad, Prepares Its First Tablet App For WebOS (Updated)
Austin Carr / Fast Company:
HP: TouchPad's WebOS Threatens Android, Apple iOS — Richard Kerris, the former Apple exec, is gliding through his presentation of HP's TouchPad. As the current VP of worldwide developer relations for WebOS, the slick software giving life to HP's latest mobile devices …
Joe Pollicino / Engadget:
HP TouchPad veers into stores early, flaunts its webOS moves (video) — Dying to get your hands on HP's TouchPad before it's available on July 1st? According to Pre Central, a visit to either Best Buy or Walmart may afford you the opportunity. During the past few days …
Discussion: PalmInfocenter, Softpedia News, Electronista and CrunchGear
Kris Keilhack / PalmInfocenter: Live Demo TouchPads Appearing in Wal-Mart
Devin Coldewey / CrunchGear: Want To Play With A TouchPad? Get Thee To Best Buy (Or Wal-Mart)
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
Google Quietly Rolls Out WDYL.com: A Range Of Google Product Results On One Page — This morning, we got tipped to check out wdyl.com. The tipster noted that it was apparently a new Google site attempting to “create a unified UI to search in multiple channels”.
Kit Eaton / Fast Company: Google's New What Do You Love Page, MySpace Shedding Staff, French Antitrust Case Targets Google …
Stephen E. Arnold / Beyond Search: The Portal Is Back: What Do You Love? Answer: 1998
Frank Reed / Marketing Pilgrim: Google Asks “What Do You Love?”
Robert Andrews / paidContent: Google Brings Its +1 Button To Rest Of World With 19 Media Partnerships
Matt Weinberger / Googling Google Blog: WDYL.com: More Google than you can love
George Wong / Ubergizmo: Google wants to know what you love
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Google “What do you love?” launches at WDYL.com
Paul Lamkin / Pocket-lint: Google goes mushy for ‘What do you love?’
Kelly Hodgkins / Gizmodo: Google Wants to Know What You Love
Matt Brian / The Next Web:
Google now activates 500,000 Android devices every day — Google's Android chief Andy Rubin tweeted this morning to announce that Google is now activating 500,000 devices each day, a 100,000 increase since it's last announcement at Google I/O in May. — Rubin's tweet also states …
Discussion: CNET News, Engadget, Gizmodo, IntoMobile, @arubin, A VC, Android Phone Fans, MobileSyrup.com, Electronista and PhoneArena
Don Reisinger / CNET News: Google: 500,000 Android devices activated each day
Terrence O'Brien / Engadget: Andy Rubin: over 500,000 Android activations a day, and growing
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Over 500,000 Android Devices Activated Every Day
Stefan Constantinescu / IntoMobile: Google now activates 500,000 Android devices per day, on track to hit 1 million per day in October
Andy Rubin / @arubin: There are now over 500,000 Android devices activated every day, and it's growing at 4.4% w/w
Jonathan S. Geller / BGR:
Google's first Ice Cream Sandwich phone to be manufactured by Samsung, possibly dubbed ‘Nexus Prime’ — We exclusively reported details of Google's first Ice Cream Sandwich smartphone — either a Nexus device, or a “pure Google” flagship handset from one of Google's key partners …
Discussion: Betabeat, Computerworld, FT Tech Hub, Guardian, Widgets Lab, iFans, Electricpig.co.uk, Mobile Entertainment, PhoneDog.com, PC World, Ausdroid, Disruptors, Ubergizmo, Gizmodo Australia, IntoMobile, Neowin.net, AndroidGuys, SlashGear, TechSpot, Examiner, VentureBeat, MacHackPC, Softpedia News, Appolicious Advisor, MobileCrunch, It's All Tech, The Business Insider, mocoNews and Electronista
Nitasha Tiku / Betabeat: Being a Fanboy Is Hard Work, Just Ask Fred Wilson
Phill Tutt / FT Tech Hub: E-readers beat tablets in the US
Charles Arthur / Guardian: Boot up: iPhone 5 production?, Kindlespam, after LulzSec, Google's Ice Cream partners and more
Derek Anderson / Widgets Lab: Google Nexus Prime
Trey Trawick / iFans: Google's Next Flagship Phone to be Called “Nexus Prime”
Mic Wright / Electricpig.co.uk: Google Nexus Prime to spearhead Android Ice Cream Sandwich onslaught
Alex Wagner / PhoneDog.com: Samsung “Nexus Prime” to feature Super AMOLED HD display, Ice Cream Sandwich?
Brent Rose / PC World: Mystery of the Missing Honeycomb Apps
Lucas Burnett / Ausdroid: Next Google Nexus handset to be manufactured by Samsung, said to run Ice Cream Sandwich?
Parmy Olson / Disruptors: Morning Tech Wrap: Google, Facebook, Apple
George Wong / Ubergizmo: Google Nexus 4G named Nexus Prime?
Danny Allen / Gizmodo Australia: Breakfast Wrap: Best Of Monday Night
Blake Stimac / IntoMobile: Samsung to make next Nexus device, the Nexus Prime?
Ryan Johnstone / AndroidGuys: RUMOR: Ice Cream Sandwich Flagship to be Google Nexus Prime?
Chris Davies / SlashGear: Samsung Nexus Prime to be first Ice Cream Sandwich phone?
Emil Protalinski / TechSpot: Samsung to manufacture next Google phone, the Nexus Prime?
Michael Santo / Examiner: Samsung to manufacture next ‘Google Phone,’ codenamed Prime
Devindra Hardawar / VentureBeat: Google's first Android 4.0 phone may be Samsung's Nexus Prime
RitvikReddy / MacHackPC: Google's next Nexus phone will possible named Google Nexus Prime [More details]
Brad Spirrison / Appolicious Advisor: New details emerging about Google's Ice Cream Sandwich Nexus phone
Jordan Crook / MobileCrunch: New Details On Google's Next Nexus: Now Known As Nexus “Prime,” Built By Samsung
Brian / It's All Tech: “Google Nexus Prime” will be world's first Android 4.0 phone; sports high-resolution display and multiple carriers
Steve Kovach / The Business Insider: RUMOR: Samsung Is Making Google's New “Nexus Prime” Android Phone
Awais Imran / Redmond Pie:
Nexus Prime Is Google's Next Flagship Superphone; 1.5 GHz, Super AMOLED HD Display And Android …
Nexus Prime Is Google's Next Flagship Superphone; 1.5 GHz, Super AMOLED HD Display And Android …
Discussion: PhoneDog.com and Computerworld
Taylor Martin / PhoneDog.com: Should all Android manufacturers make a flagship device for the Ice Cream Sandwich debut?
Jared Newman / Computerworld: ‘Nexus Prime’ Could be Google's Next Big Android Phone
Kristen Purcell / Pew Internet:
E-reader ownership doubles in six months — e-Reader ownership surges since last November; tablet ownership grows more slowly — The share of adults in the United States who own an e-book reader doubled to 12% in May, 2011 from 6% in November 2010. E-readers, such as a Kindle or Nook …
Discussion: L.A. Times Tech Blog, TechCrunch, ReadWriteWeb, AllThingsD, App Advice, MediaPost, The Seattle Times, SFGate, Mobile Entertainment, CNN, VatorNews, SlashGear, VentureBeat, The Huffington Post, Computerworld, Digitizor, PC Magazine, BetaNews, eWeek, GigaOM, Electronista, paidContent, msnbc.com, Digits, Telecompetitor, Shelly Palmer Digital Living, Crave and Hillicon Valley, more at Mediagazer »
Nathan Olivarez-Giles / L.A. Times Tech Blog: More U.S. adults own e-readers than tablets, Pew report says
Erick Schonfeld / TechCrunch: Pew: Adoption Of E-Readers Doubles In 6 Months, Bigger Than Tablets
Bryan M. Wolfe / App Advice: New Survey Suggests Tablets Have Long Way To Go Before Entering Mainstream
Laurie Sullivan / MediaPost: eReaders Could Become Search Boon For Marketers
Brier Dudley / The Seattle Times: E-reader ownership doubles, Hispanics lead
Ellen Lee / SFGate: Growing number of e-readers
Stuart Dredge / Mobile Entertainment: US e-reader ownership doubled between November 2010 and May 2011
Amy Gahran / CNN: More Americans buying e-readers than tablets, study says
Faith Merino / VatorNews: Pew: E-reader ownership doubles in six months
Mark Coker / The Huffington Post: E-Reading Device Ownership Doubles in Six Months, Says Pew Internet Project
Jeff Bertolucci / Computerworld: E-Reader Use Doubles in 6 Months, Tablet Growth Slower
Damon Poeter / PC Magazine: Survey: Ereaders Outpace Tablets in U.S. Adoption
Joe Wilcox / BetaNews: If a college graduate, older than 30, wealthy and Hispanic, you probably own an e-reader
Nicholas Kolakowski / eWeek: E-Reader Ownership Outpacing Tablets: Report
Laura Hazard Owen / paidContent: New Study Shows E-Reader Ownership Surging Ahead Of Tablets
Suzanne Choney / msnbc.com: E-reader ownership up; tablets not as much
Tom Loftus / Digits: E-Reader Ownership Doubles in Six Months
Andrew Burger / Telecompetitor: Pew: E-Reader Ownership Doubles in 6 Months, Beats Tablets
Shelly Palmer / Shelly Palmer Digital Living: E-Reader Ownership Doubles
John P. Falcone / Crave: The gadget blog: Kindle vs. Nook vs. iPad: Which e-book reader should you buy?
Gautham Nagesh / Hillicon Valley: Pew: E-Reader ownership doubles in six months
Ryan Tate / Gawker:
MySpace Layoffs Rumored for This Week — We hear MySpace's Southern California offices are thick with rumors that the social network is planning some serious bloodletting this week. Scary as that sounds, some employees are apparently looking forward to the layoffs.
Discussion: The Register and Digital Trends
Alexia Tsotsis / TechCrunch:
Myspace Expected To Lay Off At Least 150 Employees On Wednesday
Myspace Expected To Lay Off At Least 150 Employees On Wednesday
Discussion: VentureBeat and Neowin.net
Tom Cheredar / VentureBeat: Myspace laying off 150 employees ahead of company's sale?
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Rumor: MySpace to lay off 150 workers this week?
Sascha Segan / PC Magazine:
The Fastest Mobile Networks 2011 — PCMag hit the road to test eight 3G and 4G networks in 21 U.S. cities. Before you buy your next phone or tablet, find out which wireless carrier has the fastest data network where you live. — With smartphone innovation moving at a breakneck pace …
Discussion: Neowin.net, TmoNews, PhoneDog.com, pocketnow.com, Android Phone Fans, Engadget, SlashGear, techblog.dallasnews.com, PhoneArena and 9 to 5 Mac
John Callaham / Neowin.net: Study: Verizon 4G is fastest wireless network in US
Stephen Schenck / pocketnow.com: Carrier Showdown: Who's Got The Best Network In The US?
Chris Chavez / Android Phone Fans: Nationwide Speed Test Finds Verizon As The Fastest Network In The US
Brian Heater / Engadget: Verizon dominates ‘Fastest Mobile Networks’ testing, considers calling AT&T to brag
Rue Liu / SlashGear: Verizon Claimed As Fastest Mobile Network For 2011, AT&T Strong In Rural America
Victor Godinez / techblog.dallasnews.com: PC Magazine test finds Dallas has the fastest wireless Internet speeds of any city in the U.S.
Phone Arena: Verizon's LTE fastest, T-Mobile takes second place, while AT&T provides in rural America
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: US mobile networks compared, AT&T falls below regionals
Laura June / This is my next:
Sony VAIO Z debuts in Europe: external GPU, Light Peak, and new look included — Sony Europe has just announced full details of its brand new 13.1-inch VAIO Z, and it's a real looker. The big news here is the external GPU and optical drive, or what Sony's calling the Power Media Dock.
Nick Farrell / TechEye: Thunderbolt breaks out of Apple's Walled Garden
Richard Lai / Engadget: Sony's new VAIO Z ultraportable laptop with Power Media Dock hands-on (video)
Ben Camm-Jones / Computerworld: Sony announces Vaio laptops with Thunderbolt
presscentre.sony.eu: Ultimate performance and design: ultra-mobile new VAIO Z Series from Sony weighs under 1.2kg
Kat Hannaford / Gizmodo: Sony's Vaio Z Laptop Connects a Dock Accessory By Thunderbolt
Chris Martin / Inquirer: Sony announces its Vaio Z laptop and Power Media Dock
Charlie Sorrel / Gadget Lab: Sony Vaio Z Puts Graphics Card in Thunderbolt-Connected Box
Cyril Kowaliski / The Tech Report: Sony Vaio Z has carbon fiber body, Light Peak dock
Joel Falconer / The Next Web: Sony's new 13-inch VAIO Z ultramobile uses Thunderbolt to bring the power
Graham Spencer / MacStories: Apple Releases Thunderbolt Cable, Sony Unveils Details Of New PC Featuring Thunderbolt
Richard Lawler / Engadget: Sony's ultraslim 13-inch VAIO Z laptop revealed in Europe, packs external GPU for power on demand
Seth Weintraub / 9 to 5 Mac: Sony debuts Light Peak product in Europe with external GPU
Angela Watercutter / Epicenter:
All-You-Can-Watch MoviePass Brings Netflix Model to Theaters — Updated: Information on 3-D and Imax pricing and a comment from an analyst were added to this story June 27, 2011, at 11:20 a.m. Pacific. — MoviePass, a new $50-per-month service for film fans, will let subscribers watch unlimited movies …
Discussion: GigaOM, The Download Blog and CNET News
Jaymar Cabebe / The Download Blog: Unlimited movie-going with MoviePass
Greg Sandoval / CNET News: Start-up tinkers with all-you-can-eat theater viewing
Kari Wilson / Google Webmaster Central Blog:
+1 around the world — A few months ago we released the +1 button on English search results on google.com. More recently, we've made the +1 button available to sites across the web, making it easy for the people who love your content to recommend it on Google search.
Discussion: Softpedia News, Pocket-lint, 9to5 Google and Search Engine Land
Hunter Skipworth / Pocket-lint: Google +1 goes global
Jake Smith / 9to5 Google: Google +1 button goes worldwide
Matt McGee / Search Engine Land: Google's +1 Button Goes Global
Horace Dediu / asymco:
The iPhone at four; growing up or just growing? — Ever since the iPhone launched four years ago (to the day), the question on everyone's mind has been: When will Apple expand the portfolio to reach into all market segments? I remember thinking in 2007 whether it would be in six months …
Discussion: 9 to 5 Mac
Christian Zibreg / 9 to 5 Mac: Nearly 70 percent of the world is not being addressed by the iPhone
Mary Jo Foley / All about Microsoft Blog:
(Not so) Crazy Microsoft Rumors: Windows 8 to RTM in April 2012 — It's been a while since I blogged about another of my (not so) crazy Microsoft rumors. It's also been a while since I've heard any kind of an update on Windows 8 timing. In that spirit — here's the latest …
Jared Newman / Techland: Windows 8 May Arrive Early to Fight iPad (But Hopefully Not)
Roland Hutchinson / Geeky-Gadgets: Windows 8 RTM Coming April 2012?
Oliver Haslam / Redmond Pie: Windows 8 To Enter RTM Phase In April 2012 [REPORT]
Matthewkol / Windows 8 Center: Rumor: Windows 8 RTM coming in April 2012
Emil Protalinski / TechSpot: Rumor: Windows 8 will hit RTM in April 2012
Ankur Mittal / Windows 8 Beta: Windows 8 may RTM in April 2012
Mike Halsey MVP / Windows 8 News, Rumors & Tips: [Rumour] Windows 8 to RTM in April 2012
Alex Wilhelm / The Next Web: Windows 8 may RTM in April 2012
Tom Warren / WinRumors: Windows 8 may RTM in April 2012
Andrew Lyle / Neowin.net: Rumor: Windows 8 RTM in April 2012
Brad Molen / Engadget:
Windows Phone 7.5 Mango in-depth preview (video) — Make no mistake, Microsoft isn't playing coy in the smartphone market any longer. The folks in Redmond are making a significant jump forward in the mobile arena, announcing that the upcoming version of Windows Phone, codenamed “Mango,” …
Discussion: Geeky-Gadgets, Pocket-lint and All About Symbian
Roland Hutchinson / Geeky-Gadgets: Windows Phone 7.5 Mango Gets Previewed
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint: First Look: Windows Phone 7 Mango review
Ewan Spence / All About Symbian: Windows Mango preview builds on display
Rip Empson / TechCrunch:
Opera Hits 200 Million Users; Debuts A New Featherweight Look And More In Version 11.5 — When you're in fifth place in the browser races, there's room to be a little goofy. That's why it can be a pleasure to read the releases coming from Opera Software, the quirky Oslo-based company responsible …
Discussion: Inquirer, Opera Press Room, The Register, MacStories, The Next Web and Softpedia News
Dave Neal / Inquirer: Opera lands its Swordfish browser
Graham Spencer / MacStories: Opera 11.5 Released, Features Streamlined UI, Live Speed Dials And Password Sync
Joel Falconer / The Next Web: Opera 11.50 plays Chrome catch-up with password sync, Speed Dial extensions
Jane L. Levere / New York Times:
The Virtual Hotel Concierge — Some hotels have begun to expand the definition of concierge to mean more than just a knowledgeable employee. It now can also mean smart digital devices. Software companies are creating programs that offer information like restaurant tips …
MG Siegler / TechCrunch:
A Massive Solar Flare Of Activity Pushes Tumblr To 400 Million Pageviews A Day — Last month, founder David Karp noted that Tumblr was now seeing over 250 million pageviews a day. As we noted, that was incredible since as recently as July of 2009, they were seeing 250 million pageviews for the entire month.
Peter Kafka / AllThingsD:
Hulu Buyers Would Get Exclusive Content, With Strings Attached — A few days after the news first broke that Hulu is for sale, we know a bit more about what, exactly, that means. Here's where things stand right now. — Hulu's owner/partners — Disney's ABC and News Corp.'s Fox …
Discussion: VentureBeat, Electronista and Betabeat, more at Mediagazer »
James Kanter / New York Times:
Google Threatened With $421 Million Claim in France — BRUSSELS — An Internet company in France says it will seek heavy damages from Google in what it says is the largest claim of its kind in Europe against the American giant. — The action, which the company, 1plusV …
Discussion: paidContent, Bloomberg and The Next Web
Stuart Miles / Pocket-lint:
T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide enjoys US release, claims to be best cameraphone ever — T-Mobile USA has confirmed the leaks and rumours that it's launching the T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide on Tuesday morning in America bringing a slide out keyboard to the HTC Sensation already available in the UK and the US.
Discussion: Electronista, LAPTOP Magazine, BGR, Electronista, Engadget, The Toybox Blog, AllThingsD, 9to5 Google, This is my next, LAPTOP Magazine, IntoMobile, MobileCrunch and Gizmodo
Mark Spoonauer / LAPTOP Magazine: T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide Has iPhone 4′s Camera Beat
Todd Haselton / BGR: T-Mobile announces myTouch 4G Slide
Michael Gorman / Engadget: T-Mobile announces myTouch 4G Slide, aims to take smartphone photography to new heights
Gloria Sin / The Toybox Blog: T-Mobile's MyTouch 4G Slide is a point-and-shoot replacement with QWERTY keyboard
Seth Weintraub / 9to5 Google: T-Mobile HTC MyTouch 4G Slide announced
Avram Piltch / LAPTOP Magazine: T-Mobile Announces myTouch 4G Slide, Android Phone Promises Superior Camera
Marin Perez / IntoMobile: T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide official with neato camera
Greg Kumparak / MobileCrunch: T-Mobile: MyTouch Slide 4G Has “Most Advanced Camera Of Any Smartphone”, Coming In July
Kelly Hodgkins / Gizmodo: T-Mobile myTouch 4G Slide: The Best Camera Phone Everrrr?
Acer lowering notebook shipments too as iPad bites deeper — Acer summer notebook shipments drop too — Acer's significantly lowered estimates include full-size notebooks as well, part suppliers divulged Monday night. The PC builder is now planning to drop its total notebook shipments from 6.4 million to 5.4 million.
Liz Gannes / AllThingsD:
Paris Hilton Taps GroupMe for Her New TV Show — The Oxygen Network's new show “The World According to Paris” will soon start promoting tiny start-up GroupMe with an on-air TV spot to encourage private viewer conversations using the group texting service. — Getting a plug from Paris Hilton …
Alyson Shontell / The Wire: Texting Startup GroupMe Snags A Partnership With Paris Hilton