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Intel and Yahoo! go TV ad mad

Intel blinked its square eyes again today, when it unveiled a tie-up with Yahoo! to make another stab at connecting the TV and internet. The pair have unveiled the Widget Channel at IDF. Intel’s key contribution is its Media Processor CE 3100, a Pentium M-based system that goes into TVs, set-top boxes, PVRs and the like. The …
Joe Fay, 20 Aug 2008
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OMTP says mobile Web 2.0 is a beach

Operator talking shop the Open Mobile Terminal Alliance has embarked on an ambitious plan to bring Web 2.0 to mobile phones, called Bondi to reflect the joy of surfing. There is general agreement that AJAX-style applications would be a good thing on a mobile phone, both in terms of applications embedded in web pages and …
Bill Ray, 3 Jul 2008
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Why we hate the modern mobile phone

Letters After my piece lamenting how Nokia's high end phones had lost their ease of use and reliability, we got a letter from reader Brendon McLean. "It's not just Nokia!", wrote Brendon - "but an industry-wide problem". And he encapsulated his complaints very succinctly. So we invited him to expand a little, which he did here yesterday …
Andrew Orlowski, 23 May 2007

Torrent overflows Opera

Opera has fixed a flawed involving how its browser handles Torrent files that allowed hackers to attack vulnerable systems. A boundary error in handling certain types of Torrent files exposed version 9.x of the browser to a stack-based buffer overflow, providing a user right-clicks a malicious Torrent entry in the transfer …
John Leyden, 23 May 2007
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Nokia seeks lost Marble widgets

Comment If you heard an unearthly groan coming from your IT department today, the following news may be responsible. Nokia today revealed that it was bringing the security and stability of Web 2.0 to its mobile handsets. Yes, the class of PC bloatware known as "Widgets" are to run on Nokia's S60 handsets, and the formal announcement …
Andrew Orlowski, 16 Apr 2007

MS dangles desktop-like browsing for mobiles

Microsoft has taken the wraps off a prototype version of a browser for mobile devices that it claims will make it easier and faster to view full-fat web pages on a small screen. The Deepfish browser displays thumbnails on a web page as a point of reference. Users can then highlight a section of a page and zoom in or out as …
John Leyden, 30 Mar 2007

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