From Htcyou: Since Firefox is my browse of choice on Mac and Windows, I have been keeping apprised of Mozilla’s development of Fennec for Android. Truth be told, for online stuff, I rarely do more than use Gmail on my MyTouch, but maybe Firefox will change my habits? See how it runs on a Nexus One. More »
From Htcyou: Spanish carrier Telefonica Movistar is releasing HP’s Compaq AirLife 100 Android touchscreen netbook in May for €229 on a €48 per month “Internet Maxi” plan or €299 on a €39/month “Internet Plus” plan. Other nations, outside of North America, should have the AirLife 100 shortly after the Spanish introduction. More »
HP finally emerged from the Palm sweepstakes and paid $1.2 billion for the buy-out. According to the press release, Jon Rubinstein and many of the key executives will remain in position after the HP takeover, and Engadget states that Palm’s hardware roadmap remains unchanged for the present. What we will see in the short term are HP branded phones, with webOS netbooks and tablets probably appearing next year. More »
From Ningin: In most American high schools, May is the time to bust out the yearbooks, go to prom and maybe say your final goodbyes. Everything done this month has to be memorable. It’s no different at Mixr High. Only, we’re not saying goodbye to you — nor are we an actual high school. We’re also probably won’t go to prom with you if you ask us. (We’ll sign your yearbooks though.) We just want you to have a Memorable May with Mixr. More »
That is not an extra zero added by mistake: $15,000 is Krell’s asking price for its Evolution 555 Blu-Ray player, which is shipping soon. While 15-grand is a colossal sum, Krell’s player is likely the most advanced in the world –there is an HDMI 1.4 transmitter installed, and “the the Sigma VXP video processor is located on a plug-in card for in-field upgrade to HDMI 1.4 with full support for 3D and 4K x 2K Resolution.” More »
Nokia has castigated the early Russian review of its N8, which was an unfinished unit with an incomplete version of Symbian^3. Nokia asserts that the production N8 is going to be magnificent. Like the iPhone prototype that was stolen (technically speaking), the N8 landed in the hands of the wrong person, states Nokia, which demands its premature “child” back! More »
From Ningin: via Wirebot: Studio Ghibli ventures into the video game market with Ni no Kuni, Level-5 developing Favorite Post-Gaming Food via Ziggytek: Nokia N8: reviewed Early Nintendo Wii Black Coming in May?