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A Software Upgrade Grounded Hundreds Of Flights This Weekend

Were you flying to or from the eastern seaboard over the weekend? I’m so sorry. A botched software update caused hundreds of flights to be delayed or cancelled on Saturday and Sunday, so there’s a decent chance you had a bad trip.'s Technical Problems Are Taking Their Toll

First it was a bad script at the tech support hotline. Then it was general institutional failure stemming from the U.S. government’s reliance on outside contractors. And now it’s just the plain fact that when you’re on a schedule and things go wrong you get behind.

HTC One Is Delayed Because Suppliers Think HTC Isn't A Top-Tier Company

The HTC One, the beautiful beast of an Android phone, is delayed because suppliers no longer consider HTC a “tier one company”. Component companies only seem to care about working with Apple and Samsung, which means that we’re going to have to wait a little longer to get our hands on the best Android phone right now.

Sony CEO May Have Inadvertently Revealed iPhone 5's 8MP Camera

Sony CEO Howard Stringer has a bit of iPhone 5-shaped egg on his face this morning as it was revealed late last night the executive accidentally revealed the strength and supplier of the iPhone 5’s alleged camera.

Sources: iOS 5 Not Due Until Later This Year

Sources over at TechCrunch say the iOS upgrade cycle will be shaken up a bit this year, with an iOS 5 unveiling set to occur in the Spring—not this Autumn as is usually the case with Apple upgrades.

Telstra's Shareholder Vote On NBN Delayed

With the Opposition playing silly buggers in parliament at the end of last year, it was always going to be a tough ask for Telstra to meet the July 1 deadline of putting the NBN agreement to shareholders. This morning the company confirmed in a statement to the Stock Exchange that the negotiations wouldn’t be completed in time for a vote this financial year.

LG's Android Tablet Delayed, Will Be Larger Than Samsung's

LG had initially said their tablet would be available as a Christmas stocking stuffing, but it appears it’s been delayed until January’s CES show now. It’s no big deal really, but according to Bloomberg, it’s due to software issues.

Qualcomm Mirasol Colour eReader Displays Delayed

For all their critical acclaim, current tablets stink in direct sunlight. That’s why Pixel Qi’s “transflective” display and similar screens are so promising. Unfortunately, the other serious contender in this field, Qualcomm’s Mirasol, just delayed their screen to next year.

Apple TV Orders Delayed

Just because you ordered expedited shipping on that Apple TV doesn’t necessarily mean you’re going to get it on time. Apparently, several customers have gotten emails from Apple indicating a 2-3 week delay and offering a refund for the shipping charge.

Why There's A Good Chance The iPhone 4 Will Be Delayed In Australia

If nothing else, Apple is a company that’s exceptionally regular in its release schedule. We’ve seen new iPods every September/October for almost a decade, new iPhones announced each June and Mac refreshes almost every January. But as Gus over at Lifehacker points out, this regularity means that it’s highly unlikely we’ll see new iPhone 4’s hitting Australian shelves this month.

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