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Midweek Tech Roundup

Written on January 12, 2011 by R. Cruise

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A roundup report does not necessarily happen during the end of the week. Here at Gadg, we gladly write one during the middle of week.

It’s just midweek but with all the fuss going around Gadg decided to come up with the most talked about online topics.

All Out

Whether you like it or not, Facebook rolls its new profile design to all its users. The new design features fast facts about the user and fresh sets of where the user was tagged.

TV Jailbrokers Awarded with $500

A group called GTVHacker Dev Team claimed they already cracked the code of Google TV. This move was made in response to the  $1000 bounty being offered for the first person/group to hack the insides of the Google TV.

The bounty was offered by developer Howard Harte back in November but it was only last Wednesday that a group finally hacked the system. Unfortunately, Harte said that he only paid $500 to the hackers since what he was asking was a software-only hack which the group failed to do.

Verizon iPhone Come to Shore

After hundreds of speculations, big wigs of Verizon and finally confirmed the released of iPhone 4 under the said carrier. Current Verizon subscribers can place their pre-orders starting February 3 while non-subscribers should take note of the date Feb 10.

Now that iPhone’s here, Google’s Android in the Shadow

Likely since Verizon iPhone is the talk of the town, Android handsets offered by the same carrier will about to experience slow and painful death in the days to come.


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