Thursday, September 15, 2005

Review: Apple IPod Nano Packs Big Punch (AP)

"AppleAP - Ever since Apple Computer Inc. jumped into the music player business with the original iPod in 2001, the rest of the consumer electronics industry has been playing catch-up. So far, nobody has come close in terms of coolness or sales.

Microsoft Targets Workflow Apps (PC World)
PC World - New engine supports enterprise applications by managing documents throughout Office.

Security Patch Watch: Apple Plugs Mac OS X Java Holes (Ziff Davis)
Ziff Davis - Security vulnerabilities are patched in Apple's Mac OS X, the Sun Java System Application Server and Cisco's Linksys WRT54G router.

Time Warner, Microsoft in talks on AOL-NY Post (Reuters)
Reuters - Time Warner Inc. and Microsoft Corp.are in advanced talks over Microsoft buying a stake in TimeWarner's America Online unit, the New York Post reported onThursday.

New Google Search Engine Boosts'Blogging'(AP)
AP - A new Google Inc. specialty search engine sifts through the Internet's millions of frequently updated personal journals, a long-anticipated development expected to help propel"blogging"into the cultural mainstream.

Mozilla Issues Workaround for'Critical'Firefox Vulnerability (NewsFactor)
NewsFactor - Following the public disclosure of a Firefox security flaw, the Mozilla Foundation has issued a temporary patch and workaround instructions for all versions of the Internet browser.

Edward C. Baig: Personal Tech - Headphones do double duty ( - Next month, Plantronics will start selling a wireless Bluetooth stereo headset that promises to let you press a button to switch from listening to music, watching movies or playing video games to take an incoming cell phone call.

Nokia Wades Into Crowded Blackberry Market (AP)

"AnssiAP - Nokia Corp. is joining a suddenly crowded field of BlackBerry rivals, becoming the first major cell phone maker to weigh into the mobile e-mail market with its own brand and service.

Xbox 360 to Launch in U.S. Nov. 22 (AP)

"MicrosoftAP - The next version of Microsoft Corp.'s Xbox game console will be available in the United States two days before Thanksgiving, in time for the important holiday shopping season, the company said Wednesday.