Tech Today: New MacBook Air, OS X Lion arriving next week

Plus: Google is changing our brains, 3D movies for 3DS

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New MacBook Air to FINALLY arrive this week
We've been monitoring this story for an ice age, but it appears that June/July release date mystery for the new MacBook Air laptops will be solved after the weekend. Apple is set to make an announcement with the super-slim laptops expected in the latter part of the week.
Link: Apple Insider

The "Google Effect" is changing our brain says study
Google is altering our thought process according to a new study from Harvard University. Apparently we're now better at remembering trivial facts if we think we won't be able to find them again on Google, whereas we'll forget them if they can be easily recalled with a quick Google Search. See, the internet isn't making us dumber.
Link: Mercury News

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3D movies to arrive on the Nintendo 3DS
We were promised a load of 3D content to compliment the auto-stereoscopic gaming wonders of the Nintendo 3DS, but so far none of that has materialised. All that's about to change with the launch of the Netflix app for the console, which eventually will bring 3D movies that won't require glasses. Hooray.
Link: Icrontic

OS X Lion apps start appearing in the Mac App Store
The Mac OS X Lion launch is set to walk hand-in-hand with next week's MacBook Air revamp, and that's been further evidenced by the first Lion-ready apps appearing in the Mac App Store. The WordCrasher app will take advantage of Lion's full screen app feature.
Link: 9to5Mac

Google earnings beat expectations yet again
The Big G posted its Q2 earnings on Thursday evening and, once more, it's good news for the search giant. The company posted an absolutely whopping 36 per cent, which equates to a net gain of $2.5 billion. The report is good news for new Google CEO Larry Page, who's had mixed reviews from Wall St since taking over from Eric Schmidt.
Link: Los Angeles Times