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Firefox 1.1 hits Maemo in final form, featuring Add-ons, Save to PDF and more

Two months after an impressive beta , Mozilla’s finalized its first full mobile browser for Maemo — beating iPhone , Android and most assuredly Windows Mobile versions to the punch.


DirecTV’s new n3D channel is the first to bring home all 3D, all the time

DirecTV and Panasonic flipped the switch on the nation’s first 24 hour 3D network this morning , sending n3D out on channel 103 to all properly equipped viewers. Of course, if you’ve got your 3DTV, your H21 or higher satellite receiver and some 3D specs, what will you be watching? Besides events like the upcoming NASCAR race from Daytona , an exclusive 3D feed of the MLB All-Star Game and (locally available) broadcasts of a Yankees/Mariners series , July’s schedule is packed with demo content like Guitar Center Sessions with Peter Gabriel and Jane’s Addiction and Dinosaurs: Giants of Patagonia .


Cisco’s second tablet runs Linux, manages home energy use

Looks like the Android-toting Cius wasn’t the only tablet out of Cisco this week — the company’s also announced a countertop unit for home energy management with a 7-inch, 800 x 480 capacitive touch screen.


Malaysia Airlines now offers iPad check-in (video)

It’s getting easier and easier to enjoy in-flight entertainment on Apple’s briskly moving tablet , but why wait till you get to the gate to dive in? If you’re flying out of Kuala Lumpur, you can play with that 9.7-inch IPS touchscreen while you daydream of that time that watched Entrapment with your soulmate, book your flight, find departure times and even check in at dedicated kiosks.


Acer Aspire 8943G hits US retailers, less glorious laptops in tow

Hoping to get your hot little hands on those brushed metal keys and gorgeous LED touchpad?


Marshal’s new media drive is no laughing matter, plays Blu-ray and DVD ISOs

Yes, it’s just a hard drive that plays 1080p content, but this one can connect to your PS3 ; according to some machine translated Japanese, Marshal’s new “Media Joker” can also act as an external hard drive for your Sony game console or a Toshiba REGZA TV . While you won’t be able to install games on the up-to-2TB hard drive that you’ll provide yourself, the black box can notably play Blu-ray ISOs — though that, the company carefully cautions, will surely void your warranty. The case admirably provides most all ports you could want, including component, composite, both flavors of S/PDIF, HDMI 1.3, LAN, an SD card slot and a pair of USB sockets, and supports a host of audiovisual formats, the full list available at the more coverage link.