HTC CEO, Peter Chou, give an announcement that the bootloader for future HTC Android devices will be unlocked as many customer gives feedback requesting it. The announcement was posted on HTC Facebook fan page on Friday May 27, 2011.
“There has been overwhelmingly customer feedback that people want access to open bootloaders on HTC phones. I want you to know that we’ve listened. Today, I’m confirming we will no longer be locking the bootloaders on our devices. Thanks for your passion, support and patience,” Peter Chou, CEO of HTC
Most of us drink coffee daily either for enjoying its taste or for its caffeine to wake us up in the morning before we go to our work.
Although coffee is one of world most popular beverage, I’m pretty sure that not much people know its origin, history and/or term. For those who want to read the lengthy and complete article can go to Wikipedia, but lucky for us Matthew Inman from theoatmeal.com made a comic about Coffee which is simple and fun to read.
The long waited open source email client Thunderbird 3 is now released! Upgrading from Thunderbird 2 to Thunderbird 3 is very easy and almost automatically.
Once you finished installing version 3, you’ll see Migration Assistant page with explanation of 3 new features worth knowing about. In my testing as I’m using IMAP, Thunderbird show its IMAP synchronize option and offer an alternative to not synchronize to save disk space and data traffic costs.
Moblin is an open source project that supports Linux-based software platform and is optimized for the next generation of mobile devices including netbooks, mobile Internet devices (MIDs), in-vehicle infotainment systems, and other embedded devices.
Nokia seems doesn’t want to miss a bite on recently booming Netbook market share. Although they didn’t call their product as a Netbook but its technical specification is fit as a Netbook.
As the new Nokia Booklet 3G comes from a telecommunication company which manufacture handphone, it comes with a 3G/HSDPA modem that can be used to connect to the internet using mobile broadband service provider. It comes with Wi-Fi so you can connect to the internet while you hanging out in café, Starbuck or other public places.
Who doesn’t know USB sticks? A tiny device that we use every day to store our data, mp3, video, etc. and travel with it at ease. Although we all know USB sticks or USD thumb drive, I’m sure that many of us don’t know how USB sticks are manufactured.
Nicole Scott and Sascha Pallenberg from netbooknews.com visited Kingston’s manufacturing plant and made this video on how they make and package USB sticks.
Microsoft hardware just released news that they will soon launch the first webcam that support widescreen 720p sensor. This HD webcam is targeted for home users and family that more and more using social media such as Facebook and Youtube to share home videos.
The Playstation blog just confirming that the rumors about new Playstation 3 are true. The slimmer version of Playstation 3 price is US $299.99 at Amazon.com which is around US$ 100 cheaper than the normal version.
• New slimmer, lighter PS3 system. 33% smaller and 36% lighter.
• 120GB HDD for storing games, music, videos, and photos
• Built-in Wi-Fi and Blu-ray player
• Free PlayStation Network membership
• Plays DVDs and CDs