mocoNews Quick Hits 7.23.09

»  Apple (NSDQ: AAPL) has captured 90% of the “premium” ($1000-plus) personal-computing market. During the first quarter of last year, it was 66%. [Beta News]

»  To coincide with the release of Windows 7, Sony (NYSE: SNE) is releasing a batch of notebooks that will use the OS’s touchscreen capabilities. [Gizmodo]

»  The growing use of computers and smartphones on flights, and the airlines’ willingness to support that habit with USB ports and outlets, may spell doom for your in-flight film. [Reuters]

»  Google (NSDQ: GOOG) Maps for mobile is letting you layer different individual pieces of information — traffic, metro stops, GPS tracker — onto one screen. [Google Mobile Blog]

»  David Pogue likes the Congressional hearing on phone exclusives, but he lists the topics he’d rather Congress debate than “Why not move the iPhone to Verizon.” [NY Times]

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