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Glenn Fleishman writes about technology crossed with culture for The Economist's Babbage blog as G.F., and is a senior contributor to Macworld. He is the author of many books in the Take Control series.

Mobile Platforms Loosen Grip

Nokia's purchase of the part of Symbian it didn't already own may signal a change towards openness in mobile platforms, but it's too early to tell precisely what "open" means.

Blu Note: Dell Adds Blu-ray to Sub-$1,000 NoteBook (or Does It?)

The immediate impact of the end of the high-def DVD war is the quick drop in price in getting a Blu-ray drive in a laptop. But under $1,000? Configurator says no.