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TinyGrab declines to sell subscriptions through the App Store (

Feb 21st 2011 9:15PM Uh, your blog post actually has the words "new greedy model" in it. Please don't remove it; that would be dishonest (and I already have a screenshot).

Facebook Places is Facebook's foray into the location arena (Download Squad)

Aug 19th 2010 9:17AM I honestly don't see the reason for these services.. Mostly, I think it's because of incidents like these ... how much personal info do we want evern our friends to see ...

Microsoft Security Essentials 2 beta now available for download (Download Squad)

Jul 20th 2010 4:03PM As good as McAfee or Symantec? Maybe, but def. not as good as NOD32. Every time MSE would update itself, it would slow my system to a crawl. Additionally, it only updates once a day, as do most freeware AVs, rather than the multiple times a day done by other paid-for AVs.

Apple drops Consumer Reports/iPhone 4 threads down memory hole [updated] (

Jul 13th 2010 9:37AM My guess is that once they discovered folks heard about it being deleting, they simply restored it.

Apple: iPhone 4 reception problem is a software issue, fix coming in 'a few weeks' (Engadget)

Jul 2nd 2010 9:09AM @Kid Red Web slows down? Even if you're not dropping calls, that's an obvious problem unrelated to mere display of signal bars.

Samsung Captivate is AT&T's version of the Galaxy S, launching 'in the coming months' (Engadget)

Jun 17th 2010 4:50PM @Plazmic Flame sorry, that's going to be the way AT&T does things in Android going forward.

Alienware's M17X gaming laptop with twin GTX 280M GPUs truly is all powerful (Engadget)

May 29th 2009 10:48AM Set free? It's not set free until I can order it and figure out how much it costs! :-)

Songbird takes flight in Marvel Ultimate Alliance 2 (Joystiq)

Mar 19th 2009 1:18AM More like a Banshee ripoff. She's actually a real Marvel heroine, BTW.

Cellphones are dangerous/not dangerous, watch your kidneys edition (Engadget Mobile)

Jan 1st 2009 7:51PM David, that's a good catch.

There seem to be many inconsistencies in the original story that Textually picked up on. For example, The Research Institute for Electronic Components, Bucharest no longer exists. It was merged into the National Institute for Research and Development in Micro and Nanotechnologies in --- yep, 1999.

Professor Edward Tuddenham is no longer with the Imperial College Medical School; he's been with University College London since 2005.

More about the inconsistencies here.

iPhone 3G reception just fine say curious Swedes with engineering degrees (Engadget Mobile)

Aug 25th 2008 10:19AM All this says is that for ONE iPhone the antenna was fine. Statistically, they need to test more than one. And it doesn't rule out the Infineon chipset or firmware.