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Smartphones are done

I thought the same thing about the iPhone 4S. But in reality how much more can we expect any smartphone to do?  Sony thinks we need water proof and dust proof phones.  Samsung thinks we need bigger pants/trousers.  Google thinks we need to give them more data. Personally I want a phone that is a light as a feather, has a 10" screen that magically collapses into a credit card size object that fits easily into my wallet. What about…

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Google Music Day

CNET is reporting that Google will announce a new cloud based music service today. "We're launching a beta service called Music Beta by Google that lets users upload their personal music libraries to their own account on Google's servers," Levine told CNET. Users can "access those libraries anytime or anywhere from web connected devices". Oh good! They've discovered Dropbox. Unless Google intends to also introduce a music store I don't see why this is big news. via Daring Fireball.…

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2010-09-01-19-36

Welcome to the social, Apple by MATT ROSOFF (CNET) Social networks only work if there’s a decent chance that your friends are on them. Apple’s Ping service will have an addressable user base of more than 100 million at its launch later today, while Microsoft never sold enough Zunes to make the social features worthwhile.…

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Security firms turn blind eye to federal spyware

  Sigh! When I was young I learned to distruct anyone in a position of authority and it seems they are doing their best to prove me right. Will security firms detect police spyware? | CNET News.comOur customers are paying us for a service, to protect them from all forms of malicious code,” said Marc Maiffret, eEye Digital Security’s co-founder and chief technology officer. “It is not up to us to do law enforcement’s job for them so we do…

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