As the U.S. Department of Justice takes on publishers over e-book prices, perhaps it's an opportunity for dropping digital rights management to save everyone?
The 404 co-host and known iPhone user Wilson Tang joins us this week and gives us Android guys a fresh perspective on this week's Android news. Speaking of the news, getting around your carrier's tethering restrictions just got a bit harder with carriers blocking tethering apps in the Android Market; Amazon and Barnes & Noble prepare to go head-to-head in the next round of the tablet/e-reader war; and we get news of a whole slew of upcoming Android phones, including a massive 4.5-inch model and the first Android phone targeted specifically at women. All of that, plus the answers to your emails, on this week's episode of Android Atlas Weekly with Antuan Goodwin and Justin Eckhouse.
A curious match: piano maker Steinway & Sons and Danish high-end audio manufacturer Lyngdorf join forces to create luxury audio systems for well-heeled music and home theater lovers.
Solar concentrators, placed on an office building roof, will make heat to power an absorption chiller to cool Southern California Gas' energy research center.
154-year-old company will try its hand at audio systems
Testing the market for e-book sales, Simon & Schuster will unveil a plan to let consumers download chapters of books by best-selling authors in exchange for donations to charity.