Today Apple released the third beta of iOS 4.3, called 8F5166b, to developers for the iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. This is the third beta release from Apple in three weeks. Details were not immediately available as to what is included in the release.
With the iPhone, now hitting Verizon with CDMA support and the device being on 3G networks around the world there are other carriers using different standards that want the iPhone too. In China, the iPhone has been offered for a while now on China Unicom.
Millennial Media tracks the mobile market to offer us all sorts of little details on the most popular devices, makers, and operating systems and the details are based on impressions for mobile ads generated online. The latest details offered from the metrics firm are for December 2010.
The Zeppelin is the first wireless speaker dock that will stream your music through Apple AirPlay. AirPlay will allow your computer to stream music and even control every aspect of volume leveling/equalizer settings directly from your PC or Mac.
Those that use jailbroken iPhones and other Apple devices are able to get software from places other than the App Store. One of the places that many of the jailbreak users go for software is the Hackulous community. Hackulous admin Dissident has announced that new innovations have been added to the software used at Hackulous.
Oh my goodness it really WAS Chrome OS like we had the freaky feeling it would be this morning! Take a look at the full Google Chrome Event Re-Cap and Analysis by our man in the field Ben Bajarin who was there to see it all go down! Then head through the massive list of links below looking for the [CHROME] tag to see all the sweet stuff! Then you're probably so Google crazy you'll want more so you can click around over to our exclusive Google Nexus S Hands-On (with video and pics!) Then take a peek at our review of the [Advent Vega] tablet, review of the movie [Black Swan], and read how Julian Assange was arrested and denied bail today, followed by an open letter by a mass of big names to the Prime Minister of Austrialia.
Parrot's AR.Drone was the surprise hit of CES 2010, breaking the French company out of its Bluetooth prison and instead taking to the skies with an iPhone-controlled quadricopter. Reminiscent of something out of a William Gibson novel, the AR.Drone promises to best all R/C helicopters before it, with its combination of four-rotor stability and onboard autopilot intelligence. Check out the full SlashGear review after the cut.
Today we talk about, believe it or not, methane powered computers! Better hope you don't get too close to a heat source. Uh oh. Then there's a Berlin showing of some fantastic looking color e-paper, sponsored by Bridgestone, Epson, and Samsung, but made by an unknown producer. Then PALM throws down the gauntlet saying they'll reclaim their smartphone "birthright" soon, and BYD Alice Tegra 2 Froyo tablet wants a chomp of the tablet market too. All this and MORE on todays SlashGear Morning Wrap-up!