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Twilight of the PC Threatens Innovation, Scholar Says

A respected member of the digiterati waved a yellow flag this week over the grave of the personal computer, and with good reason. Jonathan Zittrain, co-director of Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet and Society, as well as teaching law and computer science at that university, warned of the threat to innovation and freedom that the […]

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Firefox 3.6 users to get nudged towards 8.0.1

Mozilla is in a bit of a quagmire. Not only is usage of the Firefox browser declining, and according to some metrics Google’s Chrome has pushed it into third place, but it’s also having trouble convincing Firefox 3.6 users that it’s the end of the line and it’s time to upgrade to Firefox 8.0.1. See what you’re […]

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What Do You Think of This Salesman’s Tactics

Joy Terrace Sioux Falls, South Dakota, writes: Marilyn: I went to a store to buy a laptop computer that was on sale at $220 off the regular price. There were none of these laptops left on the shelf, so I asked the salesman whether he had any. He said, “It looks like we’ve sold out.” […]

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Tuki urges PC to upgrade police infrastructure

Itanagar: Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Nabam Tuki has urged Union Home Minister P Chidambaram to upgrade the police infrastructure in the state and step up recruitment in the police. During his meeting with Chidambaram in Delhi yesterday, Tuki briefed him about law and order in the state particularly in Tirap and Changlang districts, official sources […]

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WikiLeaks founder claims iTunes flaw allows for covert iPhone surveillance

By Mikey Campbell Published: 05:25 PM EST (02:25 PM PST) WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange claims that an iTunes “flaw” allows surveillance companies to introduce a trojan horse onto users’ computers, subsequently selling the sensitive data to government agencies. In an interview with the Bureau of Investigative Journalism in London on Thursday, Assange purports that governments […]

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Iomega Prestige review

It’s not the fastest drive in the desktop category, but Iomega’s Prestige is neatly designed, affordable, and includes a useful set of software. The Prestige is easily the slimmest and most compact of the desktop drives reviewed here, measuring just 31.4mm thick. You can lay it flat or use the small stand included in the […]

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THE APPLE INVESTOR: HP Concedes, Apple Will Win The PC Market Next Year

The Apple Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. See Also: THE APPLE INVESTOR: Android And Blackberry Users More Likely To Bail Than iPhone Users THE APPLE INVESTOR: Apple Had The Biggest U.S. Sales Day Ever On Black Friday THE APPLE INVESTOR: Can Apple Sell 280 Million […]

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Androidland: Retail Shrine to Android Opens in Australia

Androidland The Android army finally has a retail store to call home — in Melbourne, Australia. Androidland, which opened this week, is a store within a store, dedicated to Android phones and tablets. Australian carrier Telstra designed the shop in collaboration with Google, HTC, LG, Motorola, Samsung, and Sony Ericsson. They’ve been working on it […]

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