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Windows Phone 7 microSD cards: not removable storage!view story

http://www.itwire.com – Has Microsoft turned a removable storage option into a permanent storage non-option? The news had arrived that WP7 phones which use so-called removable micro SD cards are not to be removed! (IT news)

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Chris Carr drives into top spot at Nokia ANZview story

http://www.itwire.com – Mobile phones giant Nokia has announced the appointment of a new local general manager of the company’s Australian and New Zealand operations, with the scheduled departure back to Europe of Emile Baak after two and half years at the helm. The new appointment Chris Carr takes up the role at the beginning of 2011, 20 years after he joined the company in Australia. (IT news)

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Go ogle new Aussie Google Maps Navigation (Beta) - from Nov 17view story

http://www.itwire.com – Google is finally bringing its “Google Maps Navigation” to Australians at last on the 17th of November, but which mobile users and phones will be able to take advantage, and will it replace your GPS? (IT news)

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Installing Ubuntu 10.10 on a Windows 7 System (Dual booting) with Radeon X300/X550/X1050 SERIES Graphics Cardview story

http://www.ubuntugeek.com – Share Ubuntu Linux, just like most Linux distributions, will happily co-exist on a hard disk with just about any version of Windows. This is a concept known as dual-booting. Essentially, when you power up your PC you will be presented with a menu which provides the option to boot either Ubuntu Linux or Windows. (HowTos)

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AT&T slashes Torch price to ignite bright sales!view story

http://www.itwire.com – With AT&T’s iPhone exclusivity under threat, and plenty of multi-touch high-end smartphones now available from the iNvincble iPhone through to wonderous new WP7 phones, Android 2.2 achievers and Nokia’s notables is BlackBerry’s shining light: the multi-touch, multi-input Torch 9800. (IT news)

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Links 10/11/2010: Mageia Alpha in December, New ACTA Leakview story

http://techrights.org – Contents GNU/Linux Distributions Devices/Embedded Free Software/Open Source Leftovers Clip of the Day GNU/Linux Audiocasts/Shows Linux Audio Blog #3 Some additional comments about operating systems with some more detail including MMUs, Amigas, old computer hardware and where computing is going, 16 minutes duration. Google Google Chrome OS: unlike Android, it’s open source U (General)

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Re: A definitive list of browser versions(!) with StartCom cert?view story

https://forum.startcom.org – I tried yesterday on my Nintendo Wii, and even with the newest Opera available from the market, I get the untrusted cert warning.I can also confirm that the cert is not trusted in Symbian ^3 phones. Did Startssl apply for inclusion in Nokia/Symbian devices?http://discussion.forum.nokia.com/forum ... ertificate (HowTos)

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Microsoft is Stockpiling and Also Buying More Patents While Microsoft’s ‘Buddy’ Finjan Extorts McAfee With Software Patentsview story

http://techrights.org – Summary: Microsoft’s new direction continues to include “enforcement” (as in aggression) with software patents and Finjan, which Microsoft partly owns, is just attacking companies with software patents because it’s failing as a real business MICROSOFT is having real problems which we wrote about this morning [1, 2, 3]. (General)

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somebody explain "contacts" on Android phonesview story

http://www.linuxquestions.org – On my Android phone* I have three sets of contacts: the SIM card, the phone itself, and Google(R). Can someone explain how all of these interact with each other? My previous phone was a park-it-pc with win-doze 6.1. I had all of my contacts on SIM, the phone, and whatever ActiveSync does. When I got my 'droid, I simply moved the SIM card and started using the phone. (HowTos)

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Android jumps to 44 percent U.S. smartphone shareview story

http://www.linuxfordevices.com – Sales of Android phones led Apple iOS, RIM's BlackBerry and others in the U.S. in the third quarter, shipping on about 44 percent of new smartphones, according to research from Canalys and the NPD Group. Worldwide, some 20 million Android phones were sold in the third quarter, representing a quarter of the market, says Canalys.... (Embedded)