Shuttle Atlantis' final flight: Loaded
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Google shuts down Google Labs for greater company focus, Darth Vader makes it to Garmin GPS devices, and the space shuttle Atlantis touches down, marking the end of NASA's shuttle program.
-It's Thursday July 21, 2011. I'm Wilson Tang on CNET.com and it's time to get loaded. This morning, the space shuttle Atlantis landed 5:57 a.m. marking the 135 and final flight of the space shuttle program. The mission was commanded by Christopher Ferguson with 3 other NASA astronauts who have come to be known as the final 4. By almost all accounts, the flight was virtually flawless. Astronauts delivered supplies and equipment to international space station while also performing a space walk to fix a broken cooling pump. For now, visitors to the space station will have to rely on Russian Soyuz space flights while NASA begins to work on its next manned spacecraft. You may remember last year that TomTom GPS owners could use the voices of Star Wars characters as their GPS voice when driving while now Garmin GPS owners can join in the fun as well. Darth Vader can now be your copilot. It costs 12.99 and it's available from Spot It Out's GPS App Shop, Garmin.com, and Best Buy. -In 100 yards, turn right. -Yoda is expected to learn on Garmin GPS devices next week. Google announced yesterday in a blog post that the company will discontinue its Google labs efforts. Google labs was the birth place of products like Google maps and Google reader. The company says that it has learned a lot by launching early prototypes to its labs program, but said that with a greater focus. The end of Labs also comes on the recent demise of both Google Health and Google Power Meter. G-Mail over the years has added the ability to make voice and video calls in built in Google Talk chat widget. Now, Google says that users can make receive more than 1 call at the same time to the service. If you're in the middle of a call and wanna make a second call, you first call will be put on hold. Receiving calls I just as easy. Users will receive a notification of incoming call and choose accept or not, in addition, the upgrades add the ability to put a call on hold. Amazon has announced that TV shows from CBS will coming to its amazon prime instant video service this summer. CBS is the parent company of CNET. The deal is similar to the one that CBS reach with Netflix earlier this year and includes the complete Star Trek TV series among the complete seasons of 18 popular TV shows. Amazon prime instant video service now claims over 6000 movies and TV shows. Those are your headlines for today. I'm Wilson Tang for CNET.com and you've just been loaded.