Yes, They did It! Firefox Broke the World Record!

From Spread Firefox,

Thanks to the support of the always amazing Mozilla community, we now hold a Guinness World Record for the most software downloaded in 24 hours. From 18:16 UTC on June 17, 2008 to 18:16 UTC on June 18, 2008, 8,002,530 people downloaded Firefox 3 and are now enjoying a safer, smarter and better Web.

I cannot even imagine how happy the guys at Mozilla would be! They wanted the world record, now they have earned it! I got my self a certificate too!

Dinarsoft Handy Launcher 3.4 reviewed!

Ever wanted a launcher, which you can always access from everywhere? Are you tired of going to the start menu, then program, then search for a particular program, every time u want to launch an application, or browsing throughout the whole file explorer to find a particular folder or file? Not any more. Because, now you can have access to all your frequently used programs and files/folders on the tap of a button, with Dinarsoft Handy Launcher. Here’s how Handy Launcher’s tray icon looks like.

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There $$s go! Microsoft wants Yahoo but only their search business

Yes! There they go again

According to Wall Street Journal,

It seems Microsoft is only interested in Yahoo!’s search business, with the partner in the deal likely absorbing the rest of the company.

This comes about five months after Microsoft sent Yahoo! an unsolicited bid to buy the entire company. Yahoo! rejected the deal, feeling Microsoft was not willing to pay a high enough price for the company that runs the Internet’s most visited website, according to Alexa. Continue reading “There $$s go! Microsoft wants Yahoo but only their search business”

Warner's music service gets signed by Nokia

No updates yet on whether Warner will re-sign with Last.fm for that streaming music deal, but in the meantime Warner has signed a downloads deal with Nokia – reports the Wall Street Journal.

The deal is part of Nokia’s Comes With Music service, which already has Sony BMG and Universal on board and is part of the device manufacturer’s strategy to broaden its remit to software and services. Eyes are on the mobile internet market, valued at Euro 100m by 2010.

Centrino 2-based gaming laptop

Germany-based Cizmo is offering an Intel Centrino 2-based gaming laptop that shows what’s in store for mobile gamers this summer.

Intel’s newest crop of Centrino 2 Montevina mobile processors are slated for a July 14 rollout and will include the Extreme X9100 processor: the first Penryn-class mobile processor to break the 3.0GHz barrier.

Cizmo CX1730M packs an Extreme X9100 mobile processor
(Credit: Cizmo)

The Cizmo 17-inch CX1730M can be configured with an Intel X9100 Extreme processor running at 3.06GHz. A key feature of Intel X-class mobile processors is that they are designed to be overclocked. Continue reading “Centrino 2-based gaming laptop”

Everex 10.2-inch WiMAX Cloudbook ultraportable coming!

Everex are planning to take on the ASUS Eee PC 1000-series with a new 10.2-inch budget ultraportable notebook, according to sources at the company’s manufacturing partner FIC.  The leak suggests that the devices will include 3G WWAN connectivity with WiMAX an option; a decision on processor has obviously not been made, as both Intel’s Atom or a rival from VIA’s stable have been mentioned.  It will be joined by new 8.9-inch ultraportables, adding WiMAX to the Cloudbook range.

The 10.2-inch model is expected to have a 1024 x 600 display with LED backlighting, up to 2GB of RAM and a 1.3-megapixel webcam.  Connectivity is via two USB ports, an express card slot and 4-in-1 memory card reader, as well as WiFi b/g and HSDPA & HSUPA WWAN.  It measures in at 263 x 185 x 32mm and weighs 1.2kg, and while FIC would not discuss pricing they did suggest it could be subsidized by wireless providers. Continue reading “Everex 10.2-inch WiMAX Cloudbook ultraportable coming!”

All-in-one touchscreen Eee PC ETP1602 specifications, perfect cheap iMac clone?

Funny as the title sounds, but according to the rumors, this thing will cost around $500 which is about one fourth of what iMac retails at. We also have full All-in-one touchscreen Eee PC ETP1602 specs:

Intel Atom processor (1.6GHz/533MHz FSB/512K Cache)
1 GB DDR2 667 RAM
160 GB SATA II 5400rpm hard drive
Graphics Card: Shared Graphics (128MB)
Windows XP Home (SP3)
15.6″ (16:10 Wide Panel) touchscreen
Graphics: Shared Graphics (128MB)
Webcam: 1.3 Mega Pixel
Mirophone: Digital Array Microphone
Audio Chips: 2 x 4W Hifi Speaker + SRS
Communication: 10/100/1000 Mbps Ethernet
WLAN: WiFi 802.11b/g/n
IO Side Ports: Memory card slot (SD/SDHC/MS/MS Pro) / USB ports x 2
IO Rear Ports: Audio Ports x 3 (Microphone, Line in & Line Out) / USB ports x 4 / Gigabit LAN port
Ships with: StarOffice, Adobe Reader 8.0, Norton Internet Security (90 day trial version), Express Gate, Skype, Eee Memo, SoftStyles, Eee Cam and Eee Cinema

all in one eee pc

This may look like a rip-off of the iMac, but, hey this is an EEE PC. What does that means? = CHEAP! Play.com is selling this all in one EEE PC for mere 400 pounds.

ASUS EEE PC: whole concept out of control?

Now, I’m going to whine about the new 904s. ASUS had no competitors in the begining of this NetBook market. But, that is not the scenario now. It is a cut-throat competion and ASUS are in panic now. 901s have not even been made avaliable around the world.

First came the ASUS EEE PC 70x series. It was a huge success. Cheap and portability were it’s chief keywords.

Now, design engineers at ASUS are loosing sight of the whole EEE PC concept. Why all of a sudden am I saying all this? Continue reading “ASUS EEE PC: whole concept out of control?”