Apple sold 13 million iPhone

13 million, the number of iPhones sold by Apple estimates.
As of July, when it was introduced the iPhone 3G, they were sold 6,900,000 iPhone, while the first-generation iPhone have been sold 6.1 million.
Apple has thus reached (and exceeded) the goal it had set: sell 10 million iPhones by the end of 2008.
Continue to grow the sales of the Macintosh, which last quarter stood at 2.6 million.
Thanks to these results, Apple ended the quarter with profits of 1.14 billion dollars and sales of 7.9 billion, up 27%, with the iPhone accounting for 40% of Apple's business. These results put Apple in third place (behind Nokia and Samsung) among the mobile phone manufacturers in the classification of revenues.

Playstation, Sony refers exit game for fear reactions Muslims

Sony has postponed the release of the game Little Big Planet scheduled for October 24.
The reason that prompted Sony to court is the presence of a song from the soundtrack of the game that contains some verses of the Koran.
The warning came as a Muslim on an online forum. Sony, which had already handed the game to stores had to withdraw for fear that the presence of those verses of the Koran could be considered offensive by Muslims.
The game should be back in stores, without the verses indicted for mid-November.
Sony's decision to withdraw the game and change it sparked some controversy. Some time ago, in fact, a similar case Sony behaved differently. In the game Resistance: Fall of Man to Manchester Cathedral was destroyed by the bombs of an alien invasion, the Anglican Church had asked Sony to remove that part of the game, but Sony refused to do so. On this occasion, however Sony has provided for the immediate removal of the verses of the Koran and that there was not even a protest by Islamic religious authorities.

Apple has sold more than 200 million TV episodes

Apple announced last week that the four major networks, ABC, CBS, FOX and NBC, will offer iTunes store programs in primetime. Apple has sold through the iTunes store, shop online for the sale of music and film run by Apple, more than 200 million episodes of TV series, more than 1 million of them in high definition (HD).
iTunes Store offers the largest online catalog of TV programs in the world with over 70 primetime TV programs from the major networks and over 70 cable networks.
Apple began selling episodes of TV series via iTunes three years ago, since then has expanded its library to over € 30,000 episodes of TV series from major network TV. On iTunes, there are over 8 million songs, over 30,000 episodes of TV series, and more than 2,500 films, 600 of them in high definition.

Microsoft also sells episodes of TV series that can be downloaded via Xbox Live, and Sony has also begun to do so via the Playstation 3 console., the return

Closed in January this year, after having cost the modest sum of 45 million euro , the portal could see the light.
According to the statements of the Secretary of Tourism Michela Brambilla within a short time will start the revival of the portal. The new project will be presented at a press conference in about a week.
According to Brambilla

The new portal will be a logic-only promotion to a promotional and marketing. Then not only will serve to raise awareness of the image of Italy, but will also be possible to book tickets, hotels, theaters and more.

TV, the digital revolution

From midnight tonight in much of Sardinia you can see the TV channels of RAI, Mediaset and La7 only through digital terrestrial, the corresponding analog channels are not in fact more available as analog broadcasts were officially off.

He left, for now only in Sardinia, the so-called switch-off, ie the transition from analogue to digital transmission of television signals.

DTT (Digital Terrestrial Television, DTT) offers several advantages: more channels available, a better vision and a better quality audio.

The transition to digital terrestrial entire region Sardinia is scheduled for October 31, from November 1 will not be visible any more liquids analog channel and Sardinia will be the first European country in which the broadcasts will go fully digital. In Italy after Sardinia it will be the turn of the Valle d'Aosta which should switch to digital terrestrial by the first quarter of 2009. Then in 2009 it's up to the Piedmont, Trentino-Alto Adige, to Lazio and Campania, and the other regions. The latest to switch to digital terrestrial will Tuscany, Umbria, Sicily and Calabria in 2012.

OpenOffice 3.0 released

It was released today version 3.0 of OpenOffice.
The site was stormed resulting unattainable. For this reason the website was bare-bones included, only the link to download.
Download OpenOffice 3.0 is then possible by homepage, or directly from these links:
OOo_3.0.0_Win32Intel_install_wJRE_it.exe for the Windows version,
OOo_3.0.0_LinuxIntel_install_wJRE_it.tar.gz for the Linux version.

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