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Morning Extra: Get Back Deleted Tweets, Samsung NC110 (3.23.09)



Because we can't always cover all the great news in depth, we here at Switched are starting a new AM feature, which recaps other important stories we may not have hit earlier in morning. Welcome to our second edition of the Switched Morning Extra.

Samsung NC10 Update, the NC110, Gets Reviewed
Our favorite netbook just got a style update, along with a bigger battery and more usable touchpad. Laptop Magazine got its hands on this sexy $469 bargain and wrote this review. [From Laptop, via Engadget]

Get Deleted Tweets Back
Today's Twitter news features the release of Tweleted, a new service that restores up to 1,000 of a person's deleted tweets (the name for status updates/messages on Twitter). Great! (Now you'll have to really make sure you don't write anything offensive/embarrassing/incriminating.) In related news, use of the word Twitter is on the increase on Facebook walls. We can't believe we actually care about this crap! [From Mashable and BoomTown]

Kodak Gallery Now (Indirectly) Charging to Keep Photos Stores Online
Kodak's online photo service will no longer offer unlimited storage of images for eternity for free. Now, you have to spend up $5-$20 (depending on how many images you have) on prints and other crap per year to keep the "free" storage going. [From TidBITS]




Iranian Blogger Dies in Prison
Arrested on February 20 for criticizing two religious leaders, Iranian blogger Mohammad Ali Adkhah was arrested in put in jail to serve a 30 month sentence. Over the weekend, however, "officials in the prison said that he committed suicide," according to an official report. Tragic at any age of course, but the guy was only 25. [From Times Online]

Google Street View Edits Out Embarrassing Images After Protests
After numerous privacy complaints from UK citizens caught on camera doing all sorts of regrettable things like coming out of sex shops, puking, and being passed out on the street, Google blacked out incriminating scenes from its picture-mapping service. Even so, 1 in every 250 'Net users in the UK visited the Google site on Friday. [From Daily Mail and Asylum]

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