- RIM releases BBM6. Finally.
- Why Lion users got left behind on Quicken.
- Netflix stock slid 10% after price hike.
- Android trojan records phone calls.
- Logitech drops price of GoogleTV device to $99
- iCloud pricing details revealed.
- Internet Explorer users don’t fare well on IQ tests
- Watch for crazy WRAN standard 802.22 (22Mbps over 12,000 miles)
This Week in Nerd History:
- August 5, 1914 – In Cleveland, Ohio, the first electric traffic light is installed.
- August 1, 1957 – The United States and Canada form the North American Air Defense Command (NORAD).
- July 27, 1981 – MS-DOS is purchased and becomes the foundation of PCs everywhere.
- August 1, 1981 – MTV begins broadcasting in the United States and airs its first video, “Video Killed the Radio Star” by the Buggles. But what videos were aired next?