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Friday, 21 May 2010

Google May Face Criminal Charges

Google May Face Criminal Charges

Nearly a week after admitting to inadvertently collecting 600GB of personal data while building up their Street View database, Google may face criminal charges in Germany. German prosecutors have started criminal investigations into the matter which will determine if charges will be brought against Google employees.

Flash for Android Works

Flash for Android Works

Flash will be coming for Android, but only if you have the latest version, codenamed "FroYo." A public version of the new Flash 10.1 software is being made available for FroYo today, but FroYo is still in development in Google and a release date hasn't been announced yet.

Apple Selling More iPads than Macs

Apple Selling More iPads than Macs

According to RBC Capital Markets analyst Mike Abramsky's estimation, Apple iPads are currently outselling Macs.

LG's Windows Phone 7 Panther Played With

LG's Windows Phone 7 Panther Played With

Pocket-lint manages to get some hands on time with the prototype LG Panther and reports a pretty smooth experience.

Android 2.2 Froyo Announced

Android 2.2 Froyo Announced

At the Google I/O developer conference today in San Francisco, the search giant unveiled Android 2.2, codenamed Froyo.

Thursday, 20 May 2010

Android Still Chasing Apple All Over the Globe

Android Still Chasing Apple All Over the Globe

While recent news boasted that sales of Android handsets finally beat those of the iPhone, it turns out the statistic strictly applies in the U.S. only.

A Day in the Life of a Foxconn Worker

A Day in the Life of a Foxconn Worker

They're the ones who toil night and day to make us our high-priced gadgets while they get by at minimum wage. Chinese news site Southern Weekend sent its intern on an undercover mission to discover what it's really like to work in a Foxconn factory.

Google Opens up VP8 Video Codec

Google Opens up VP8 Video Codec

Google, Mozilla, and Opera have announced the launch of the WebM Project. The goal of the project is to develop a high-quality, open-source, royalty-free video format suitable for the Web.

Intel to Lift Limitation on Netbook Screen Sizes?

Intel to Lift Limitation on Netbook Screen Sizes?

Rumor has it that Intel will remove restrictions of screen sizes on netbooks powered by their N550 dual-core Atom processor.

Wednesday, 19 May 2010

Do Mobile Phones Cause Brain Tumors?

Do Mobile Phones Cause Brain Tumors?

Do mobile phones cause brain tumors? A long-awaited study has an answer (of sorts).

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