1.1.2 iPhones now unlocked... 3 days too late

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Teenager George Hotz, aka GeoHot, the original iPhone unlocker is back. In a post to his personal blog he states that he has successfully unlocked a 1.1.2 firmware and bootloader 4.6 iPhone. Better yet, he...

WLMessenger 9.0 slated for late 2008, early 2009

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Despite version 8.5 being in private beta form, Microsoft has reportedly already started on Windows Live Messenger 9.0. Andrew Jenks, a Microsoft employee speaking at the Georgia Institute of Technology revealed that the WLMessenger 9.0...

First Blu-ray Titles Delayed Until Late June

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Even though HD-DVD are titles already trickling on to store shelves, titles on the rival Blu-ray format won't be available until the end of June. The reason for the holdup? Samsung, manufacturer of the first...

$100 Laptop Expected in Late 2006

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A hand-cranked laptop that will cost roughly $100 is expected to be in the hands of schoolchildren in poorer countries by late 2006. MIT Media Lab Chairman Nicholas Negroponte said at a...

Longhorn Beta 1: Late July

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Thanks neufuse for this piece taken from Paul Thurrott's weekly short takes for the week ending July 4th. As for Longhorn Beta 1, that milestone release is still on track for "this summer,"...

Microsoft registers trademark--19 years late

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Microsoft introduced its Excel spreadsheet program in 1985, but didn't get around to officially registering its trademark until earlier this year. The company filed a trademark application for Excel in April, even...

ATI Plans Product Diversification for Late 2004

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ATI Technologies, a designer of graphics and multimedia chip solutions, is said to prepare the production of two new visual processing units this quarter that are expected to eventually replace the current high-end graphics processors...

Hotmail Storage Increase Is Weeks Late

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The folks who run MSN's Hotmail promised to deliver 250 megabytes of free storage to all users. That promise was made on the 4th of July, in a note that also said, "We will send...

Windows update will be late, Microsoft says

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Microsoft said Monday that the long-awaited update of Windows XP will be sent to manufacturing in August, a month later than expected. Windows XP Service Pack 2, or SP2, will contain a number of...

Speedy Net video codec done, but late

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The technical design of a compression technology that promises to stream video over the Internet at DVD-worthy speeds has been completed, according to the international standards team developing it. But the widely anticipated standard, known...

Will Hammer be too late to save AMD?

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It's tempting to include AMD among Gartner Dataquest chief analyst Garry Smith's chip industry "familiar names" who won't be here in six years' time. Smith's comments were reported this week in a Silicon Strategies report....

Friday Late Night Fragfest!!

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If anyone is still allive and breathing at this time of night we're having a little frag fest on the official neowin counterstrike server. If anyone wants to come and play :P Server...

WinHEC: Longhorn Slips to Late 2004

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Thanks Vla for this unsurprising report from Paul Thurrotts fantastic news resource. Anyone hoping to see the next major release of Windows next year will be sorely disappointed, as various representatives from Microsoft revealed Tuesday...

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