If you have the new iPhone 4 you know that with both the front and back of the device being glass you can get scratches all around. You will want to do something to keep your shiny new gadget looking good and safe. The fact of the matter is that you will need a case and probably scratch resistant films as well as a case.
You might recall that when some schools started trying to pilot digital readers like the Kindle instead of text books some advocates for the blind fought the pilot programs. This was based on accessibility of the digital readers to the visually impaired.
Nothing like a whiff of Apple controversy to drum up a quick class-action suit, and with more and more iPhone 4 owners discovering their new handset can be fussy about how it's held, the lawyers are already circling. Kershaw, Cutter & Ratinoff Legal - known for their frequent class-action litigation - are apparently "investigating potential problems" with the new Apple smartphone, and are calling for owner feedback on "poor reception quality, dropped calls and weak signals".
Back in February Corsair unveiled its new Padlock 2 flash drive. The drive has a keypad on the front that won't allow access to any of the data on the drive until the correct PIN number is entered. Corsair has reported that an issue with the security on the drive has been discovered.
Sony's v3.40 update for the PlayStation 3 brings with it support for PlayStation Plus, but what exactly is the new subscription-based service? Priced at $49.99 for a full year (or $17.99 for three months), PlayStation Plus allows for up to one-hour of free trial gameplay of new titles, automatic downloads of new demos, patches and firmware updates, discounts of up to 50-percent on PlayStation Store purchases and early access to Sony's upcoming beta launches.
A while back I talked about the Cirago Bluetooth adapters that were tiny and added new Bluetooth features to your notebook or desktop computer. Cirago is back with a new HDD dock that lets you use your old HDDs as USB 3.0 drives without having to mount them inside a chassis of some sort.
Smartbook rumors a-plenty this morning, as Toshiba and Lenovo's plans for the rest of 2010 seep out of Taipei. According to DigiTimes' sources, while Toshiba has already shown its first smartbook - which it insists on calling a MID - the Tegra 250 based AC100, the company is also apparently preparing two ARM-based tablet PCs for launch by the end of the year. Meanwhile, Lenovo's mysterious plans for their own smartbooks have been linked with faster Qualcomm Snapdragon processors.