Here are the key themes for Tuesday, April 27:
The Gizmodo iPhone story just won't die. Police seized Gizmodo editor Jason Chen's computers in the stolen iPhone caper. Questions abound: Are journalist shield laws blown? Are cops after the guy that stole the iPhone first and foremost? It's quite a tale.
Back to more enterprise stuff, Research in Motion is having its WES powwow in Florida. The company plans a new Pearl and Bold and has software to turn BlackBerries into PBX phone. Jason Hiner is on scene. The recap:
- RIM melds BlackBerry with PBX handsets
- RIM announces BlackBerry Pearl 3G; bets many consumers won't need full QWERTY
- BlackBerry 9650 makes the Bold RIM's new flagship smartphone
VMware and Salesforce.com are on tap to announce a partnership. Analysts are betting the deal revolves around Zimbra. We'll find out soon enough as there's an event in San Francisco.
Verizon Wireless won't sell Google's Nexus One in a blow to the search provider. When you think about it, this move makes a lot of sense for Verizon Wireless. First, Verizon Wireless is already launching the HTC Incredible and the Nexus One is redundant. And then just follow the money. Verizon gets no two-year contract out of the Nexus One and complicated support calls, which cost real money. The way Google sells the Nexus One there are three throats to choke: The carrier, Google and HTC.
Review of the day: Intel's latest Classmate: Who needs an iPad?
And in the blatant eye candy department, here are the 20 Best iPad Games