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Photoshop for Mobile Phones? God, why?

September 25th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
T-Mobile lifting the 1GB limit on Android phones. China phonies up rocket launch. Ridiculous. Oldest rocks on earth found in Canada. Slingbox Pro-HD released. Dell finally going to LED backlights in laptops. Is this taking forever or what? Dell also says things are looking up. HP laying off 9300 people overseas. Craig Mundie says the cloud is the future but won’t say why. Visa plans applications for Google and Nokia phones. Adobe Photoshop for cell phones? Cripes. EFF suing USA. tech5
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Google to Digitize NYT Archives

September 09th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
Apple rolls new iPods, thin is in. Nothing seriously hot. People still concerned about Jobs’ health. Microsoft has new Zune which can order music from songs you hear on the radio. Huh? Collider fires tomorrow. Google rethinks privacy policy. Finally! Google to digitize old newspapers. Will make them all searchable. GM Volt photos accidentally released. I think it may be a publicity stunt. Real Network gets ink for old idea. Why? Sony 24.6-megapixel full frame sensor camera. Wow. Michael buys $100 million of own stock. HP breaks the 24-hour battery life laptop. tech5
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440,000 Sony VAIO Recall

September 04th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
Comcast tells FCC to pound salt. Sony VAIO 440,000 machine recall. Yikes. New Tivo to have a terabyte. Yay. Hard disks down to $189 for a terabyte. Michael on Facebook. Better than a blog? Or no? The little Dell laptop is out for $349. Huge patch Tuesday coming next week. CNBC doing a deal with LinkedIn and we can now expect content on LinkedIn. Chrome has weird security issue. Beware. tech5
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Computer Virus on the Space Station!

August 27th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
Orange throttling iPhone 3G speeds. Why offer 3G if you do not want to deliver the product? D90 comes out but not seemingly as good as the Canon. My thoughts on Nikon versus Canon. Computer virus found on Space Station computer. IE8 getting more and more useless PR. Sneaky deal done between Microsoft and Immersion. Lawsuits abound. Dell explaining the Cloud Computing trademark debate. Cisco needs to buy more companies says THE STREET. tech5
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Microsoft Hates Windows?

August 12th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
Microsoft giving up on Windows. Looks like they are taking Midori seriously — Windows in the Cloud. Gates looks like he is still working to me! Worldwide Internet speeds leaves USA in the dust. We’re number 15 — woot! AMD pumping the 4870 X2. Two chips for the price of two chips. Gmail outage makes a black mark on cloud computing. Lenovo launches quad-core. Dell does an eePC. tech5
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India to Develop $10 Laptop!?! What?

July 29th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
Facebook ditches Scrabulous. Adobe releases 64-bit Photoshop Lightroom 2. Microsoft shows off new spherical display device. Get your own jetpack for $100,000. Dell bringing out mini-desktop, perhaps a smart phone and Wal-Mart laptops. 70-percent of Government laptops are stupidly unencrypted. DS piracy rampant in Japan. India going to develop a $10 Laptop. Will Android merge with Symbian. China to clone Blu-ray with new standard. tech5
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Apple MobileMe Has Issues

July 28th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
New search engine flops with too much PR and no oomph. FCC cannot police Comcast but they can shake fist at the company. Apple MobileMe having issues. Company has yet to patch DNS hole as other get attacked by DNS poisoning. China has 560 million mobile phone users. Wow. Microsoft all over the news mostly about the bad Vista analysis. Microsoft throws in with Apache embraces PHP. Bad nVidia chips in Dell laptops? tech5
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Repair a Computer, Go to Jail!

July 02nd, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
In Texas you have to be a licensed Private Detective to repair computers. And any consumer using anyone other than a licensed PI to fix his or her computer can be thrown in jail. Firefox users more secure on the Internet. Microsoft beginning to rent software starting in mid-July. Rhapsody going to put a dent in iTunes. Mac OS-X surges 32-percent. Microsoft officially retires XP. Say it’s not so: Micro-hoo back in play? Feds looking into Google-Yahoo deal. HP rolling out a $599 hotrod computer. Meanwhile, Dell buying back stock for personal account. Netgear doing an Open Source Router. tech5
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Interactive TV Returns! Gak.

May 29th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
Sony getting back into Interactive TV. What are they thinking? Also the company is going to roll out a 27-inch OLED set. Will Disney buy Tivo? Maybe! The Belgian news story keeps chugging. Google Gears becomes Gears. Ok, whatever. Yahoo suing Nigerian scammers? How do they find them? How about blocking the spam? Norcal man uses cartoon character names to open online brokerage accounts. Ha. Blogger breaks news! Stop the presses. New Dell laptop. Intel getting into flash business. tech5
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Dell Engaged in Fraud Says Judge

May 27th, 2008 | Category: John C Dvorak,tech5
Holiday blues. Dell busted in NYC — found guilty of misleading advertising, abuse debt collection, etc. Terrible. No new kernel for Windows 7. Also it will not be out until at least the end of 2010 NOT next year as Gates promised. Creative Suite 4 on track. Centrino 2 delayed. Bad radios and bad graphics to blame. FiOS coming to NYC meaning Verizon is now in the TV business. tech5
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