In today's show, we test Google's new operating system, chirp goodbye to Nextel, and pay our Russian bills with green pigs:
The reviews are out for Samsung's new Chrome OS. And the bottom line is that it's better than the last version, but still not all that impressive. (Especially since the Chromebook has limited capabilities and costs more than a tablet.)and , running on the newly updated
Thein June of 2013, and Sprint is pushing Nextel customers to use Sprint Direct Connect devices.
There's a new weapon in cyber warfare, and it's called Flame. Uncovered by security experts at Kaspersky Lab the has infected computers in the Middle East, mostly in Iran. It's not clear who exactly is behind the attack, but security experts believe it is sophisticated enough to have been created by a government.
There are Angry Birds games, toys, clothing, even a cookbook. And now, we have the biggest birdbrain marketing scheme yet. The Associated Press is reporting that a bank in Russia is offering special Angry Birds MasterCard debit cards. They are called Angry Cards, and the card would give users a 10 percent discount on purchases of game-related items.
We've heard reports for some time now about blog Boy Genius Report, which obtained some photos it says is of the new map app. But the photos are out of focus and most are covered by a finger; I've seen better pictures taken of Big Foot.for mobile devices. The latest buzz comes from the
Be sure to check out Apple CEO Tim Cook's chat this evening at the D10 Conference. , but don't expect any new Apple product announcements. You can be sure he'll save that that for (WWDC) on June 11th.
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