Monday, February 02, 2009

Google Ocean, Get 1Gbps Downloading by 2012, End of beta is in sight for Windows 7, Flash on iPhone Hopes Dashed

Google Ocean will let users explore shipwrecks and reefs — Google users will soon be able to explore the oceans from the comfort of their living room, thanks to an upgrade to their popular Google Earth software.
Korea to Get 1Gbps Downloading by 2012 ! — While we're all celebrating Charter's 60Mbps broadband access here in the US, the Korea Communications Commission is spending $24 billion to secure 1Gbps access by 2012. 1Gbps allows you to download a 120-minute film in 12 seconds.

End of beta is in sight for Windows 7 — Microsoft has confirmed that it will not be releasing any more beta versions of Windows 7, with the next release likely to be the firet release candidate of the eagerly anticipated operating system.More…

Flash on iPhone Hopes Dashed — Adobe has confirmed that Flash capabilities won't be coming to the iPhone anytime soon. Company CEO Shantanu Narayen recently discussed the difficulties in bringing Adobe's most well distributed product to the iPhone. "It's a hard technical challenge, and that's part of the reason Apple and Adobe are collaborating," Narayen told Bloomberg Television