Daily Archives: July 29, 2011

Joseph Menn

A London court granted a warrant on Friday for the extended detention of a teenager suspected of being a leader and spokesman for the hacking group Lulz Security

Apple’s Lion operating system and its incarnation in the new MacBook Air are the subject of this week’s Personal Technology column in the FT’s Business Life section, which can be read here.

It wasn’t possible to cover all of the 250 new Lion features in the column, Apple has a full list here and there’s a rundown of some of the main ones I tried after the jump.

 

I felt a bit of a simpleton for loving the kickstand on the HTC Evo 4G more than many of its far more sophisticated features, but such love is more justified with the new Motorola Photon.

You see, rather than just propping up the device to watch video on an airline tray table, this 4G Android smartphone has an “intelligent” kickstand, which means it can do rather more.

 

Chris Nuttall

I felt a bit of a simpleton for loving the kickstand on the HTC Evo 4G more than many of its far more sophisticated features, but such love is more justified with the new Motorola Photon. You see, rather than just propping up the device to watch video on an airline tray table, this 4G Android smartphone has an “intelligent” kickstand, which means it can do rather more. 

Tech news from around the web:

Google’s Android operating system now claims the largest share of the US consumer smartphone market with 39 per cent, according to June figures from market researchers Nielsen. Apple’s iOS is in second place with 28 per cent, while RIM Blackberry is at 20 per cent. Apple, however,  is the top smartphone manufacturer in the US. HTC, meanwhile, holds a 14 per cent share of the market. 

Chris Nuttall

Apple’s Lion operating system and its incarnation in the new MacBook Air are the subject of this week’s Personal Technology column in the FT’s Business Life section, which can be read here. It wasn’t possible to cover all of the 250 new Lion features in the column, Apple has a full list here and there’s a rundown of some of the main ones I tried after the jump.