Apple's iOS 4 comes out today; a poster for Facebook flick "The Social Network" hits the Web; and Barnes & Noble introduces a second, less-expensive Nook e-reader.
Inevitably, whenever Apple releases a new product, there's a little disappointment over what was missing. Here's a look at some of the things Apple didn't deliver in this iPad release.
Apple pulls back the curtain on the eagerly awaited refresh of its blockbuster iPad 2 tablet. New features include a better display, a faster chip, and 4G LTE.
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.
Gmail is still up and down, PS3 sales are actually blocked in Europe, and Motorola says Xoom sales are off to "a good start." What does that mean? But they're certainly off to a better start than Microsoft, which is only just now, rumor has it, working on Windows 8 tablet design demos that we'll see ... in June. JUNE! Bill Gates is so pretending he never worked there right now. Plus, Penthouse in 3D. Ew. --Molly
The online retailer will ship a smaller, lighter $189 Kindle with new features on August 27. A Wi-Fi-only version will cost only $139.
When Amazon announced that it was selling more e-books than hardcovers, the numbers it provided were designed tell a story. But what numbers did it leave out?