Ben Thoma is one of the crucial people in the Mars Science Laboratory mission. He has this mind blowing thought to share with you:
There have been suggestions floating around that Intel's new Ivy Bridge processors would arrive later than anticipated on the market. Now, those rumors have been confirmed as true by a senior Intel employee, so we won't see the processors in April as previously expected.
The Samsung Epic 4G Touch, which is the Samsung Galaxy S II for Sprint, was supposed to launch tomorrow but has now been pushed back because of Hurricane Irene. It should still come out by next week, though.
Terrorists? Toxic gas cloud? Meteor shower? No—the NYT reports JFK's Runway 4 was closed for over an hour today because a hundred turtles crawled all over it.
Apple's white iPhone 4 is being pushed to the end of the year because of manufacturing difficulties. This isn't Apple's first problem with white gadgets. So I'm glad they're being more cautious.
A report has surfaced alleging that Intel has pushed back the implementation of USB 3.0 in its chipsets a whole year, to early 2011. It's unconfirmed, and we hope it's not correct—it'd seriously slow down USB 3.0's adoption.
He may not be on the same level as Chesley "Sully" Sullenberger, but to the passengers of Thomas Cook flight TCX9641, the aircraft engineer traveling on board was a true hero.
Because there are 1.4 million households on the underfunded digital converter voucher waiting list, the Senate is finalizing a proposal to delay the DTV switchover to June 12th—a bill that's expected to pass unanimously.
The six of you who have been following Gizmondo know that a new version was promised for this Christmas season. But surprise, surprise: it's been delayed due to economic instability and general crappiness.
Orders of the BlackBerry Storm online have been delayed, and according to some detective work from the Boy Genius Report, it's not due to intense demand. The Storm that BGR got to toy around with was loaded with the OS firmware 22.214.171.124, yet all the Storms being sold now are branded .65. What gives? The logical…