Amid rebel fighting in the capital of Tripoli, Internet access appeared to be restored for local citizens but just as quickly was taken away, according to several news reports.
On today's show, an earthquake appears to be headed right for us, and all we can talk about is HP and WebOS some more! Plus, Lenovo's baffling decision to drop the ThinkPad Tablet into the marketplace at $500, when fire-sale frenzy is at its peak. Um. Oops. And would Apple risk fragmenting the iPhone in order to get into emerging markets? We'll see. Oh, and quick hicks!
The focus of today is on Intel's earnings, but tomorrow could see U.K.-based ARM and its satellite of chip and device makers pose a growing competitive threat.
For those few Netbooks not running Windows, Intel is hedging its bets. Chipmaker has quietly endorsed Google's Chrome OS, which is slated to appear on Netbooks in 2010.