Once again the week is coming to an end and that means it’s time for a roundup of the past weeks news!
Getting Evicted From MobileMe? Here Are The Best Alternatives [Feature] - On Sunday, MobileMe will be dead, and anyone who is still using MobileMe and not Apple’s replacement service iCloud will be forcibly evicted, here are the best alternatives.
Virgin Mobile to sell prepaid iPhone in retail stores - Virgin Mobile began selling the iPhone on Thursday and became the second prepaid carrier in the US to offer Apple’s popular smartphone.
Apple Senior Vice President of Hardware Engineering Bob Mansfield retiring, Dan Riccio taking over position - Apple just announced in a press release this evening that its Senior Vice President of Hardware Engineering Bob Mansfield would retire.
Google announces Chrome for iPhone & iPad, coming to App Store today - Google just announced at Day 2 of Google I/O that Chrome for iPhone & iPad will come to the App Store later today for devices running iOS 4.3 or later.
Google Chrome Causing Freezing and Crashing on New Mac Notebooks - Over the past several days, Gizmodo has been highlighting freezing and crashing issues on several of its staff’s new MacBook Air models, linking the problems to Google Chrome.
BlueStacks Allows You to Run Android Apps on a Mac - BlueStacks announced a public alpha version of their Android App Player for the Mac today at Google I/O.
Some Retina MacBook Pro Users Experiencing Display ‘Ghosting’ - Earlier this week, The Next Web noted that some early purchasers of the Retina MacBook Pro have been experiencing “ghosting” on their machines’ displays, with remnants of previously-displayed screen contents remaining visible for some time afterward.
‘Google Now’ personal assistant represents search giant’s answer to Siri - Even as Google continues to develop voice search functionality for its Android mobile operating system, the company’s new Google Now service is a different approach to tackling rival Apple’s Siri virtual assistant
Apple posts $2.6M bond to block sales of Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 - Almost immediately after the company won an injunction against Samsung’s Galaxy Tab 10.1, Apple posted the necessary $2.6 million bond to block sales of the iPad competitor in the U.S.
After 5 years, Apple’s iPhone has generated $150B in revenue - This week marks the fifth anniversary of the launch of the first iPhone. Since then, Apple’s smartphone is estimated to have generated the company $150 billion of cumulative revenues worldwide.