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Begun, the Camera Lens Thermos Wars Have [Rivals]

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Remember that amazing Canon lens thermos from a few months ago? Well, It was only a matter of time before we saw the response: a Nikon AF-S 24-70mm f/2.8 thermos, available for preorder .

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Begun, the Camera Lens Thermos Wars Have [Rivals]

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Rumor: Apple Giving Financial Benefits To Foxconn Employees [Foxconn]

by on May.31, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Act, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Aim, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, bd, Ben, Bp, C5, cat, CBS, cc, China, Chinese, Cia, clear, cnet, color, Companies, current, de, Deaths, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, emp, Employees, Et, Eu, Factories, ff, Fox, Foxconn, Foxconn employees, Foxconn Suicides, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Help, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, interactive, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, mid, Ming, Mod, Nes, Net, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Os, Ovi, Pad, Padd, PI, Ping, Pixel, Play, Port, Pr, Pro, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, rum, Rumor, Rv, serve, Shenzhen, Style, sub, Subs, Suicide, suicides, Tag, tech, ted, TI, TV, Ui, V, work, Workers, X1

Well-respected Chinese site Zol, owned by CNET’s parent company CBS Interactive, has published a report claiming that Apple will be providing financial subsidies to Foxconn’s workers, helping boost their current monthly salary of roughly $130 each. More

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Fire May Have Broken Out At Foxconn Plant, Some Possibly Injured [Unconfirmed]

by on May.30, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, Av, bbc, Bp, broken, cat, Cf, China, clear, color, confirmed, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, emp, Et, ff, fire, Fox, Foxconn, Gadget, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Mic, mid, Mod, News, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Os, oss, Padd, PI, Pixel, plan, plant, Play, Port, Ports, Pot, Q, quant, Rc, Red, RSS, Rumor, Rumors, Rv, serve, Shenzhen, Sony, Sound, sounds, Spot, Style, Tag, tech, ted, TI, Trucks, TV, unconfirmed, Up, V, Who, X1, Z6

There are scattered reports of a fire at the Foxconn plant in Shenzhen. It sounds like the company attempted to keep news of the incident silent, but supposedly some reporters who happened to be outside the facility spotted the firetrucks. More

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Thinner Kindle Coming in August; Touch and Color Still in the Works [Unconfirmed]

by on May.29, 2010, under 17, 2, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, Ai, amazon, and, ANT, Ants, AR, Av, Bloom, book, Bp, cat, cc, clear, color, Colorkindle, confirmed, de, Display, Ds, E, E-Ink, E3, Ea, ebookreaders, EC, Eink, Fan, Fans, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, holder, Home Automation, Id, Im, In, Ink, Io, Ion, ipa, ipad, Ir, Isp, Jeff Bezos, kin, Kindle, La, Labels, Lde, mid, Ming, Mod, multitouch, NK, om, One, order, Os, Ouch, PI, Pixel, Play, Port, Pr, Pro, Production, Q, quant, Rc, release, Rim, RSS, Rumor, Rv, screen, serve, Shareholders, Style, tech, TI, time, Touch, TV, Ui, unconfirmed, Us, V, Wai, wait, War, work

According to a report by Bloomberg, Amazon will release a thinner Kindle this August, with a crisper, more responsive screen. But e-ink fans looking forward to the full-color, mulittouch mega-Kindle will have to wait a while longer; this week, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos told shareholders that a color Kindle was still “some ways out,” adding, “I’ve seen some stuff in the laboratory, but it’s not quite ready for prime-time production.” More

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Microscope Shots All But Confirm the Next iPhone’s 960 x 640 Resolution [Displays]

by on May.29, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 3D, 4G, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, apple, AR, Art, Ati, Bp, Cam, Camera, cat, cc, clear, color, confirmed, Czech, D3, Dc, de, Display, Displays, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Fan, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Google, hand, hands, Hands On, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Iphone, Iphone4, Iphone4g, iphones, IPs, Iq, Ir, Isp, ITA, kin, La, Labels, late, MER, Mic, micro, microscope, Microscopes, mid, Mod, Multitasking, Nes, nex, next, Next iphone, Nextiphone, Ny, om, One, order, Os, OTS, Padd, paper, phone, Phones, PI, Pixel, Pixels, Play, Port, Pr, pre, ps, Q, quant, Rc, Red, Resolution, Rf, rip, RSS, rum, Rumor, Rv, serve, ski, Slate, smartphone, Smartphones, Specs, Style, Tag, tech, ted, The next iphone, Theme, Themes, TI, Translate, TV, Up, V, Wall, Wallpapers, what, X1

Czech site superiphone.cz reportedly got their hands on a next-gen iPhone and did what any self-respecting iPhone superfanatics would: put it under a microscope. Up close and personal with those pixels, they confirmed the rumored 960 x 640, IPS dipslay. More

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Microsoft Has Some Bad News and Some Worse News [Blockquote]

by on May.27, 2010, under 17, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, A8, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, Ball, Ballmer, Blockquote, Bp, C6, cat, clear, color, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, Fb, ff, Fun, Funny, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Isp, Job, Jobs, Keynote, La, Labels, Loc, Lock, Men, MER, Mic, micro, microsoft, mid, Mod, News, NK, Note, Ny, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, PI, Pixel, Play, ps, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, rum, Rumor, Rumors, Rv, serve, steve, Steve Ballmer, Steve Jobs, SteveBallmer, SteveJobs, Style, Tag, Tat, tech, ted, TI, TV, twitter, Up, Update, Us, V, Via, WD, Wwdc, X1

Via the company’s Twitter, Microsoft debunked the fun rumor that a seven-minute slice of Steve Jobs’ WWDC keynote would be set aside for Steve Ballmer. Then, cruelly, they created two very funny mental images and debunked those, too. [ Microsoft ] Updated

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Rumor: Steve Ballmer To Speak At WWDC During Apple Keynote [Apple]

by on May.27, 2010, under 1d, 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, Aim, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, arc, ash, Ball, Ballmer, bbc, Bill, Bill Gates, Bp, C5, cat, cc, Cf, clear, color, Crazy, D3, dash, day, Dc, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, Et, Fb, ff, gates, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Iphone, Ir, Isp, Job, Jobs, Keynote, La, Labels, Mac, Macintosh, Macworld, MER, Mic, micro, microsoft, mid, Ming, Mod, nin, Note, Of, om, One, order, Os, Padd, phone, PI, Pixel, Play, Q, quant, Rc, Research, rip, RSS, rum, Rumor, Rumors, Rv, sea, search, serve, Show, Sound, sounds, Speculation, steve, Steve Ballmer, Steve ballmer wwdc, Steve Jobs, Style, Tag, tech, TI, tie, TV, Ui, Up, V, WD, world, Wwdc, X1

It sounds random, but Global Equities Research analyst Trip Chowdhry is claiming that Steve Ballmer , Microsoft’s CEO, will be joining Apple during their WWDC keynote. It’s not completely crazy though—Bill Gates jumped onstage back in 1997 at Macworld. More

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Does Carrie Give Up Her Mac For a HP Netbook in SATC2? [Movies]

by on May.27, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 300, 5, 7, 787, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, and, ANT, Ants, app, AR, Arri, ash, Ati, Av, book, Bp, car, cat, clear, color, D3, day, de, design, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, Et, F2, fashion, ff, Ge, girl, Girls, Gizmo, gizmodo, hand, hands, Haw, Hd, HewlettPackard, Home Automation, Hp, Id, Ie, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, Mac, MacBook, mid, Mod, movie, movies, Net, Netbook, News, om, One, order, Os, Ovi, Pack, Padd, phone, PI, Pixel, Play, Product Placement, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, rum, Rumor, Rv, serve, Sex And The City, Style, Tag, tech, TI, TV, Up, Us, usb, V, Viv, vivienne tam, Vivienne tam hp netbook, X1

In today’s news-you-wish-you-didn’t-know, there’s a vicious rumor circulating that Carrie Bradshaw has swapped her MacBook for a HP netbook (albeit one designed by fashion designer Vivienne Tam ). Gasp! Phone the girls! We have a MAJOR situation on our hands! More

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The Next iPhone Is Due Mid-June? [Rumor]

by on May.26, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 5D, 7, 7d, A4, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, Ai, aila, and, ANT, Ants, app, apple, AR, Art, Av, Bp, cat, cc, clear, color, de, Display, Ds, E, Ea, EC, emp, Employees, Et, Fcc, ff, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, hand, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, incredible, Iphone, Iphone 4, Iphone 4g, iPhone App, Iphone release date, Ir, Isp, La, Labels, late, Launch, Les, mid, Mod, Ms, new iPhone, nex, next, Next iphone, Of, om, One, order, Os, oss, Padd, phone, PI, Pixel, Play, Port, Poster, Q, quant, Ram, Rc, Red, Rf, RSS, rum, Rumor, Rv, serve, smartphone, source, Style, Tag, tech, The next iphone, TI, TV, Us, V, X1

According to BGR’s source in AT&T, the next iPhone will be available in June, and “not even late June.” Such seems incredible, but not impossible, given that we haven’t seen the new iPhone appear at the FCC yet. [ BGR ] More

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Sony’s PSN+ Service to Seriously Compete With Xbox Live? [PS3]

by on May.25, 2010, under 2, 2010, 3, 5, 7, 7d, Ac, Ad, Add, Ads, age, ANT, Ants, AR, Ati, Ben, Bp, cat, cc, Cf, clear, Cloud, color, de, Display, Ds, E, E3, Ea, EC, Emi, Et, Fan, Fb, ff, game, Games, Gaming, Ge, Gizmo, gizmodo, Hd, Home Automation, Id, Im, images, In, Io, Ion, Ir, Isp, Joystick, La, Labels, Leak, live, mid, Mod, My, Net, network, nex, next, Of, om, One, order, Padd, Pet, PI, Pixel, Play, Playstation, Playstation 3, playstation network, Pr, pre, ps, PS3, psn, Q, quant, Rc, RSS, rum, Rumor, Rumors, Rv, serve, Service, Sony, Sound, Style, Tag, Tat, tech, TI, TV, Us, V, vers, Vide, Video, Video Games, work, X1, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox Live

According to a rumor over on Joystick, Sony is set to announce PSN+ at E3 next month, a premium version of their PlayStation Network service. The alleged benefits sound fantastic. More

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