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Macworld Video: Hands on with the iPhone 3G

I know, I know, well, but this turns out to be a farily informative review.

Source – MacWorld

July 13, 2008 Posted by | Apple, Gadgets n Gizmos, iPhone, Review, Video | , , | Leave a comment

Michael Chang Inducted Into The International Tennis Hall of Fame

Michael Chang, 36, of the USA poses with his fiancee, Amber Liu, after he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. Saturday, July 12, 2008. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Michael Chang, 36, of the USA poses with his fiancee, Amber Liu, after he was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in Newport, R.I. Saturday, July 12, 2008. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

NEWPORT, R.I. (AP)—Michael Chang finds it appropriate he’s receiving his sport’s highest honor as China awaits the Olympics.

Chang was inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame on Saturday and reflected on his experiences as a Chinese-American athlete. He won the 1989 French Open at age 17—the youngest man to win a major—as the Tiananmen Square protests in Beijing were escalating into bloodshed.

“For me, at the French Open, if I wasn’t playing my match I was glued to CNN watching the events unfold,” Chang said during a news conference before his induction. “The crackdown actually happened that Sunday of the French Open.”

Full link to article here.

Source – AP via Yahoo! Sports

July 13, 2008 Posted by | Blogroll, News Related, Sports | , , | 2 Comments

The Ten Things The iPhone 3G Still Misses

According to PC World, the ten things that the iPhone still misses are –

1. Multimedia Messaging Service (MMS)
2. Stereo Bluetooth / A2DP support
3. Selecting, copying, and pasting text
4. Horizontal keyboard for e-mail and notes
5. Improved predictive text (or the ability to turn it off)
6. Integrated IM application
7. Flash support
8. A better camera and a camcorder
9. Unified e-mail inbox
10. Voice dialing and voice memos

What are your thoughts? Full link to article here.

July 13, 2008 Posted by | Apple, Gadgets n Gizmos, iPhone, Mobile Phone | , , | 1 Comment