Archive for April, 2010

Microsoft Courier Not Heading Into Production

Microsoft Courier Not Heading Into Production

Here's some remarkably bad news. It seems that the Microsoft Courier, the dual-screen digital journal with Tegra 2 inside, has been scrapped. According to the report from The Wall Street Journal, it seems that Microsoft executives informed the internal team working on the Courier that the project was no longer supported by Microsoft, and that it's been removed from future production. Of course, Microsoft had never officially come forward and publicly announced the Courier, but we know it existed.

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Adobe CEO Responds to Steve Jobs About Flash [Updated]

Adobe CEO Responds to Steve Jobs About Flash [Updated]

Considering the scathing nature of Steve Job's open letter about Flash Player and Adobe, we're not surprised to hear that Adobe's CEO, Shantanu Narayen, has made some official comments in reply. Courtesy of an interview the man just had with The Wall Street Journal, we've got some pretty interesting remarks as to what Jobs said earlier this morning. In the end though, it's nothing we haven't heard before, but that doesn't make it any less obvious that the two companies are indeed butting heads.

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Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Ready for Download

Ubuntu 10.04 LTS Ready for Download

Ubuntu seems to have a nice road map for their updates schedule, and sure enough, here's another one. Ubuntu 10.04 "Lucid Lynx" has just hit the market, available for download right now. There's plenty of changes to be had, along with the standard fixes and adjustments to the OS, there's surprises to be had by the latest edition of Ubuntu. Plus, "Lucid Lynx" is almost as cool as "Karmic Koala," so that's worth it.

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Targus Premium Laptop Charger Makes us Wish We Liked Wires

Targus Premium Laptop Charger Makes us Wish We Liked Wires

There's something about a product that just looks shiny, sleek, and sexy. The three S's if there ever were three S's to explain something. And, we'll admit, the Targus Premium Laptop Charger fits the bill. Plus, it's actually useful. With the ability to charge two gadgets of yours at the same time, plus a few extras thrown in for good measure, Targus knows how to get your money.

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Sony PS3 Firmware v3.21 Update Leads to Class-Action Lawsuit

Sony PS3 Firmware v3.21 Update Leads to Class-Action Lawsuit

When it comes to the PlayStation 3, the updates are part of a legacy. Whether that legacy is a good or bad thing, well, that's for you to decide. Though, we imagine that this little addition to that torrid affair is going to weigh your decision for the "bad." According to a recent report, while some people are thanking Geohot right now thank to Sony's recent v3.21 update, others are taking a far more legal approach to alleviate their woes. After all, Amazon can't give everyone their money back.

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Skyfire 2.0 for Android makes mobile Flash work [Video]

Skyfire 2.0 for Android makes mobile Flash work [Video]

You can be sure that the irony of Skyfire launching their Skyfire 2.0 Flash-happy browser for Android within hours of Steve Jobs taking Adobe to task over Flash being unsuitable for mobile devices will be well noted, but don't let that distract you from just what's on offer here.  The big news is the new "SkyBar", which throws in automatic Flash video streaming for otherwise broken video links, together with social networking integration.

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Motorola MOTONAV TN765t PND gets reviewed: beauty not brains

Motorola MOTONAV TN765t PND gets reviewed: beauty not brains

At first glance, the Motorola MOTONAV TN765t PND should be perfect.  Huge, 5.1-inch touchscreen, voice recognition, Bluetooth, text-to-speech and lane guidance, along with a lifetime traffic subscription and the ability to access Bing searches and other online content via your cellphone.  Unfortunately, as GPS Tracklog's review reveals, it seems Motorola may have spent too much time on the slick UI and not enough getting the basics right.

Video demo after the cut

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