Java Posse Episode 311 - Newscast for June 11th 2010
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- Apple WWDC keynote + Steve Jobs at D8
- Closures, closures, closures
- Jazoon took place last week in Switzerland
- Google now has all of the sessions from Google IO available in video form for free.
- The Silicon Valley Codecamp 2010 details.
- Google's Chrome OS now has an announced launch window - late fall 2010.
- Apple has released Java updates for Mac OS X mirroring the recent security bug fixes in Java 6 U20.
- The YourKit profiler, a popular commercial Java profiling tool, has reached version 9.0.
- The UK's national health service has just produced two new websites, both powered by Scala.
- Scala IDE for Eclipse has moved to a new home at scala-ide.org.
- Sony is the latest manufacturer to promise an Android tablet.
- T-mobile has announced that all devices in the MyTouch series of handsets will receive an update to Android 2.2 - froyo
- More details are slowly emerging about Google TV and in particular the Logitech box that will be available in the fall.
- And Motorola are apparently going to create as many as 20 Android powered phones in 2010.
- Adobe has opened their AIR platform to Android devices.
- Dell have announced that the Streak, a 5 inch android phone/tablet crossover, will be launching next month for $500 on their website.
- Archos have announced their first Android powered tablet, a 7 inch device.
- Google maps navigation for Android devices is now available for Austria, Belgium, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, and Switzerland.
- T-mobile now offers the first Garminfone based on Android.
- NPR (National Public Radio for those outside the US) has open sourced the NPR client application for Android, and are actively looking for developers to help with it.
- We mentioned this story briefly in episode 309 but now have more details. Palm has lost their lead webOS designer to Google, where he will be working on Android.
- Qualcomm has announced new dual-core 1.2 GHz snapdragon CPUs to be available before the end of the year.
- Intel has announced a new Atom based processor platform with speeds up to 1.5GHz for phone and up to 1.9GHz for tablets.
- T-Mobile, all phones "free" on June 19th (father's day?)
The Java Posse consists of Tor Norbye, Carl Quinn, Joe Nuxoll and Dick Wall