Monthly Archives: November 2010

Chrome Dev and Beta updates bring UI and Web Store tweaks, more functional print preview

Once again, don’t get your hopes up too much if you see the orange-yellow dot on your Google Chrome wrench icon today — there are updates for both the Beta and Dev channels, but most of the changes aren’t forward-facing. … Continue reading

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7-Zip version 9.20 released, still the best tool for compressed files

7-Zip, one of the most active and mature open source projects, has just reached version 9.20. Work on Version 9 only begun last year, in 2009, but it’s already far ahead of the old version (4.65) in terms of speed … Continue reading

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Fonera SIMPL router now on sale for $49, moving quickly to telcos

Still holding tight to the “Sharing is Caring!” mantra? Not afraid in the least of handing out a few kilobytes to lost tourists down below? If so, you’re a prime candidate to own a Fon router; for those unaware, Fon’s … Continue reading

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What The Comcast/Level 3 Fracas Is Really About: Money

The headlines are pretty rough: Comcast hates Netflix! Net neutrality is dying! Communist forces from Russia and Cuba are attack a small town in Colorado and a ragtag band of high school students band together to fight them (although, arguably, … Continue reading

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iPad launches in Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Malaysia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Korea, Sweden, and Taiwan

Apple’s iPad launched in 11 more countries today, namely Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, Hungary, Malaysia, Norway, Poland, Portugal, South Korea, Sweden, and Taiwan. While many of you snuck them out of the US or other countries early on, many more … Continue reading

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The Tech Bubble Is Now On Twitter

While it seems as though every other post we’ve written lately can be taken as evidence that Silicon Valley is currently in a very optimistic phase, “

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Cowon?s Pocket-Sized Media-Player: 1080p, Specs-Free 3D

The Cowon 3D is, as you may have worked out, a 3D-capable personal media player (PMP). But who cares? Much more interesting is that this palm-sized, 4.8-inch movie-player has full 1080p video-output via HDMI, making it a rather compelling device … Continue reading

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Microsoft Word XML patent case to be heard by Supreme Court

Microsoft struck out on two previous attempts in court, but it’s not prepared to give up on Word just yet. Today, the Redmond company received a bit of welcome news: the Supreme Court has agreed to hear Microsoft’s appeal in … Continue reading

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Daily Crunch: Deal Hunting Edition

So? Any Good Black Friday Stories To Share? Nooka?s Zub Zayu, Another Tasteful Abstact Wristwatch Whoa: Nintendo Sells 1.5 Million Consoles During Black Friday Week Seven Gifts For The Blue Collar, Outdoorsy Dad Or Husband Gresso Luxor: The Phone You … Continue reading

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Project Magazine for iPad launching tomorrow [video]

Richard Branson’s new digital magazine for the iPad, dubbed Project launches tomorrow: Project is the very first international magazine created specifically for the iPad. It?s a magazine about design, entertainment, technology and entrepreneurs, and is edited by Anthony Noguera, former … Continue reading

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