Wednesday Shortbread

Eight is Enough

  1. Reuters: Italy anti-trust fines Apple for misleading customers
  2. Gigabyte recalls the GA-X79-UD3,

    GA-X79-UD5, and G1.Assassin 2 motherboards

  3. Ars Technica: Samsung may allow Android 4 on Galaxy S, Tab after all
  4. VR-Zone has more on Xeon E5: Terabyte of RAM even at midrange?
  5. AppleInsider: Suppliers rumored to prepare for 32″, 37″ Apple televisions in early 2012
  6. PCWorld: Siri can now control your Mac, will control your vacuum next
  7. webOS Nation’s review: hp TouchPad Go
  8. Ars Technica has two decades of Linux: the big open source stories of 2011


  1. Reuters: LCD makers settle price-fixing case for $553 million
  2. Fudzilla reports Intel antitrust case goes to New York
  3. Bloomberg: China says it’s reviewing WD purchase of Hitachi

    storage unit and Apple may hurt shareholdiers with patent war

    and Google+ may have 400 million users by end of next year

  4. VR-Zone reports Asus outs the Eee PC 1225B and

    and MSI launches MultiConnect panel and Voice Genie

  5. TechCrunch: Airtight is Airplay for your Google TV
  6. Engadget HD podcast 280
  7. Newegg’s 2011 best-sellers blowout
  8. Dealzon’s deals: $249 off 17.3” Alienware M17x i7-2670QM / Radeon HD 6870M,

    $199 off 13.3” Apple MacBook Pro 13 i7-2620M, $55 coupon for Logitech Z515

    wireless speaker, and $15 coupon for Logitech Wireless Desktop MK710 keyboard

    and mouse


  1. BGR: Android and iOS activations jump 353% on Christmas Day to set new record
  2. AppleInsider reports Docomo, Samsung team up on

    smartphone chip venture to challenge Qualcomm

  3. Droid Life: Asus Transformer receives firmware

    update, not Ice Cream Sandwich

  4. Engadget and The Verge review 7″ Toshiba Thrive
  5. VR-Zone: Samsung to debut Galaxy S III at Mobile World Congress 2012?
  6. Dev-Team Blog: Untethered holidays
  7. The Verge: Windows Phone Marketplace has published more than 50,000 apps
  8. Droid Life’s Samsung Galaxy Nexus 4G LTE review
  9. The Verge’s Motorola Admiral review
  10. Engadget’s Pantech Pocket review

Software and gaming

  1. How-To Geek: How to run Windows 8 Developer Preview from a USB
  2. Latest security advisories for Debian
  3. GNOME 3.3.3 development release
  4. Wired reports Dropbox adds auto-import from your camera
  5. The Verge: PS Vita firmware 1.510 out, Uncharted and Gravity Daze get demos
  6. Momentum surges for Star Wars: The Old Republic during the holidays
  7. Shacknews: Kojima conflicted on Metal Gear Solid remake
  8. The Guardian – Clone Wars: Is plagiarism killing creativity in the games industry?
  9. Benchmark Reviews: Batman Arkham City 3D Vision game review

Systems and storage

  1. Tbreak: Five ways the Desktop still rules
  2. TechReviewSource on hp Omni 120-1024
  3. Ars Technica’s Acer Aspire S3 ultrabook review
  4. Phoronix posts ARM Cortex-A9 PandaBoard ES benchmarks
  5. VR-Zone’s first look: MSI Big Bang-XPower II (X79) motherboard
  6. ocaholic reviews Asus Rampage IV Extreme
  7. TweakTown reviews 16GB Corsair Vengeance LP PC3-12800 memory kit
  8. Madshrimps on 8GB Exceleram E30200A DDR3-series memory modules
  9. AnandTech’s 128GB OCZ Octane SSD review
  10. Tbreak reviews 128GB Kingmax SATA II SSD
  11. KitGuru’s 120GB Mach Xtreme MX-DS Turbo SSD review
  12. Björn3D reviews 64GB Kingston DataTraveler HyperX 3.0
  13. CowcotLand reviews 16GB AData S102 flash drive (in French)

Graphics, power, and casing

  1. TechSpot’s AMD Radeon HD 7970 review
  2. [H]ard|OCP’s 850W NZXT HALE82 power supply review
  3. Guru3D reviews 850W Cooler Master Silent Pro Hybrid PSU
  4. PCPer’s Corsair TX550M and TX750M power supply review
  5. Technic3D’s 480W be quiet! Straight Power E9 PSU review (in German)
  6. Hardware Secrets reviews Raidmax Seiran case
  7. Legit Reviews on Fractal Design Arc Midi case
  8. OCIA reviews SilverStone Raven RV03 case
  9. Hi Tech Legion reviews Diablotek Fly case
  10. ThinkComputers reviews IOCell NetDisk hard drive enclosure
Comments closed
    • Deanjo
    • 11 years ago

    I’m more surprised that there are people actually using Google TV.

    • burntham77
    • 11 years ago

    “TechCrunch: Airtight is Airplay for your Google TV”

    Did they really just use that term? Really, in this day and age?

    • zamb
    • 11 years ago

    The link in “III. Ars Technica: Samsung may allow Android 4 on Galaxy S, Tab after all” is wrong.

    Here’s the correct one:
    [url<][/url<]. Thanks.

    • nico1982
    • 11 years ago

    [quote<]Italy anti-trust fines Apple for misleading customers[/quote<] As a side note, a sad one, the italian anti-trust commissioner said that 500K euro fines are the maximum sanction provided for bad practices against consumer. Only unfair practices against competitors can be sanctioned with heavier fines. Go figure...

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