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News@5: Apple iOS 4, Samsung Bada OS & Acer Laptop Sales To Overtake HP By 2011

Apple is set to release the new iOS 4 operating system for its existing iPod Touch and iPhone devices - just in time for the launch of the new iPhone 4, which also uses the new OS.

Internet security firm Sophos has revealed that Apple has secretly updated the malware protection for its Mac OS X. The Mac OS X 10.6.4 included a fix for the Pinhead-B trojan virus, disguised by hackers as Apple's iPhoto application.

Samsung has announced plans to release variations of its Bada operating system for tablet PCs and TV set-top boxes. The company said that following the success of the Samsung Wave, the Korean manufacturer is looking at the possibility of putting the operating system into other devices.

American adults are more prone to typing and reading text messages while driving than teenagers, according to a new study by Pew Research, conducted as a part of Pew's Internet and American Life Project

Acer has predicted that it will surpass Hewlett-Packard to become the world's largest laptop seller by the end of 2010 after the company's first quarter results indicate Acer has sold more laptop units worldwide that HP.