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Consumer Devices Head for the Clouds

by Lee Rickwood

As always, the future is uncertain…cloudy, in fact.

But two predictions are safe to make about the increased importance of cloud computing and mobile TV.

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Google Chrome for Mac

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

Google knows that in order for its OS to gain mass acceptance, it has to sell the merits of its standalone browser. Pushing Chrome into the mainstream, even if Mac and Linux have a small share of the market.

The Chrome browser has been a personal favourite on Windows- its speed, stability and simplicity has made Apple’s Safari and even the venerable Mozilla Firefox feel bloated and slow.

PayPal pushes mobile payments

By Gadjo Cardenas Sevilla

PayPal continues diversify the way e-payments are made. The leading online payment service provider, PayPal has gone beyond catering to e-tailers and eBay traders and has managed to cap 2009 by introducing ways to pay via Twitter, smartphones and has provided the payment backbone for BlackBerry’s new App World store.

WIND partners with Blockbuster

With Netflix, According to the announcement, 16 of Blockbuster’s 458 Canadian stores would house a 150 square-ft WIND Mobile kiosk. The numbers break down to roughly 13 locations in the GTA with 3 more in Calgary. Hats off to Toronto-based…