What is Microsoft Courier?


The product you see above is a dual LCD, multi-touch tablet with a supposedly advanced UI and is from Microsoft. As you can see it is actually from Microsoft Research and is in its prototype stage. Called the Courier, the device has a new UI called the InkSeine. The dual screens consists of two 7 inch multi-touch screens that kind of has a form factor similar to a book.

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Intel Moblin will soon power cellphones


After Google Android looks like it’s Intel’s turn to take matter into own hands. Now that everyone realizes that your mobile is your next office, Intel finally joins the movement. Moblin version 2.1, a hybrid of Mobile+Linux although originally was targeted for low powered MIDs and netbooks, is all set to take over the mobile phone market.  With uber-powerful networking and multi-tasking capability, you can literally expect to have laptop features right in your cellphone.

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Apple approves the official Commodore 64 Emulator for iPhone


Commodore 64 does not need any explanation. One of the most popular home computer ever, it was best know for its video game titles. There are still a huge audience who would love to have those games back. Well…Apple understands. The first official Commodore 64 Emulator is now available for your iPhone.

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Windows Mobile 6.5 will be launched in October


For those hardcore Microsoft fans, Windows Mobile will have a new release scheduled in October. The upcoming version is 6.5 and has been promised to make life simpler. Microsoft claims, “On 6 Oct, you’ll see new Windows phones designed for a variety of tastes, needs and price points – with or without keyboards, with or without touch screens, as well as your choice of GPS, accelerometer and high resolution camera.

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Sony makes Chrome the default browser for VAIOs


Google Chrome browser receives yet another promotion. After recently reported deals between Sony and Google, the Japanese electronics giant is making Chrome the default browser in all its VAIO laptops. This is probably one of the biggest achievements for Chrome which is yet to establish itself as a competitor for Firefox or IE. Whether you still would like to install Firefox the moment you start working on your next VAIO is a different issue though.

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More Chrome OS screenshots surface


Few more screenshots of the upcoming PC operating system from Google shows up again. A lot of people are betting on Chrome OS which is actually targeted to netbooks. TechCrunch reports the following screenshots. One thing is noticeably different from other desktop OS is the size of the application icons…may be because the OS will support touch functionality or may be just because its a netbook thing.

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Upgrade to Snow Leopard for just $29


The time has come. Windows 7’s biggest threat is almost here. Good-bye Leopard, hello Snow Leopard! For just $29 you can upgrade your Apple computer. Official shipping starts on August 2009. “It delivers a wide range of enhancements, next-generation technologies, out-of-the-box support for Microsoft Exchange Server, and new accessibility features. It’s the world’s most advanced operating system, finely tuned from installation to shutdown.

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