SlashGear Weekly Roundup Video – July 24, 2011

Jul 24, 2011
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The much anticipated Mac OS X Lion touched down this past Wednesday along with revamped MacBook Airs, Mac Minis, and Cinema Displays. Apple's on a winning streak with more than 1 million Lion copies sold in the first day and a record breaking third quarter earnings call. Intel and Microsoft also did quite well, but Nokia hugely disappointed. Other record setting numbers from Google and Spotify round out the week. Continue after the cut for the video and full roundup list.

Apple:
Mac OS X Lion available now!
Apple MacBook Air updated
Apple Mac mini refreshed: Sandy Bridge and dual-drive Server
Apple Thunderbolt Display revealed
OS X Lion update kills Flash Player hardware acceleration and more
Adobe admits OS X Lion Flash claims were false
iTunes 10.4 and iWork 6 Updates Released For OS X Lion Full-Screen Support
MacBook Air 13″ core i5 hands-on (mid-2011)
OS X Lion Sold Over 1 Million Copies In First Day
Complete Apple retail store faked quite convincingly in China
Apple Killing Off More Boxed Software From Stores
Apple Hints At iPhone 5 In September?
Apple Q3 Earnings Exceeds Expectations, $28.57 Billion Revenue, $7.31 Billion Profit

Intel, Microsoft, and Nokia:
Intel Q2 Earnings Beat Expectations, Netbooks Down, Cloud Computing Strong
Microsoft Reports Solid Q4 Earnings Thanks To Enterprise, Servers, And Xbox
Windows Phone Mango App Submissions In August Support September Launch
Nokia “Sea Ray” Windows Phone caught on video
Nokia Q2 financials “clearly disappointing” says CEO Elop: €487m loss

Google:
Google+ For iPhone Now The Top Free App In iTunes
Google+ Games Stream confirmed
Google acquires Fridge: Groups for Google+ incoming
Google+ hits 20m unique visitors; Social chief admits brand strategy was “a mistake”
Google+ Celebrity Acquisition Plan In The Works
Google Is Shutting Down Google Labs And Some Experimental Projects
What Google Labs Shutting Down Means for YOU the Google Lover

Spotify:
Spotify Reached 70,000 Paying Subscribers In First Week Of U.S. Launch
SlashGear Spotify Invites Now Up for Grabs!

Reviews & Hands-on/Unboxings:
Verbatim Bluetooth Mobile Keyboard Review
Mac OS X Lion Review
MacBook Air 13-inch core i5 Review (mid-2011)
Toshiba Thrive Review
Lenovo IdeaPad K1 and ThinkPad Tablet hands-on


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