TechFast: Google’s Notebook, Steve Jobs’ E-mail, and More

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Cr-48 Chrome Notebook

Google’s put up an official page for its Chrome OS pilot program notebook, the Cr-48. Consumer notebooks will be available by the middle of next year, but this is the one that early adopters will be playing with for a while.

Source: Google

Now Playing on #newTwitter: Embedded Music, TV Shows, Slides and More

Twitter now natively supports embedded media from, Instagram, Rdio, SlideShare and Dipdive right inside the details pane.

Source: Twitter Blog

Steve Jobs: MobileMe to ‘Get A Lot Better’ Next Year

Apple’s “MobileMe” service costs $99 per year and isn’t justifying its price with at least one user, who e-mailed Steve Jobs directly to complain. Jobs’ response: “It will get a lot better in 2011.” Sent from his iPhone.

Source: MacRumors

AT&T’s Glenn Lurie Addresses Dropped Calls, iPhone Exclusives and More (Video)

The Wall Street Journal’s Walt Mossberg asks AT&T exec Glenn Lurie the pointed question: “With all this network congestion, why are you adding more devices before you get the devices you’ve sold us right?”

Source: All Things Digital

Every Website Can Now Be a Bookstore

Amazon has rolled out “Kindle for the Web,” a service that lets just about anyone with a web browser read sample chapters of electronic books and, if so inclined, buy and read the full versions. Website owners can embed the books on their sites as well to earn referral fees.

Source: Amazon

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