Can online car sales replace automotive dealerships?

Yes, it's about time for simplicity
26% (33 votes)
How about price haggling, test drives, and service?
66% (85 votes)
No, I like dealing with car salesmen
8% (10 votes)
Total votes: 128

Windows 8 to Have 3 R's: Recovery, Reset, Restore

From Tom's Hardware: We all know about "Windows rot," where the operating system slowly degenerates to a slow, sluggish state after numerous installs, uninstalls, and other things that a system accumulates over time.

Corsair Dominates with 2.625GHz Memory Modules for Benchmarkers

From X-bit Labs: Corsair Memory on Thursday revealed memory modules that can be formally claimed to be the fastest in the industry. Thanks to hand-picked memory chips, advanced cooling and advanced cooling system, the Dominator GT GTX6 memory modules can achieve whopping 2.625GHz clock-speed. But the modules have little practical usage: they only have 1GB capacity and even Corsair itself does not seem to want to guarantee their reliable operation on all platforms.

Dell to buy Scalent in virtualization play

From InfoWorld: Dell announced Thursday that it is purchasing Scalent, a provider of server-virtualization management software. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Dell plans to roll Scalent's infrastructure management software into its own AIM (Advanced Infrastructure Manager) data center software package.

Apple Emphatically Denies iPhone 4 E-mail Exchange Claim

T-Mobile to halt Sidekick sales

From CNET Well, it looks like the Kin's kin is also getting the ax.

T-Mobile confirmed to CNET on Thursday that it plans to stop selling the two existing Sidekick models.

"As T-Mobile looks to further innovate and raise the bar for the next generation of the T-Mobile Sidekick, as of July 2, the Sidekick LX and Sidekick 2008 will no longer be available through T-Mobile, including retail stores, care, telesales and online," the company said in a statement.

Apple's first iAds hit the iPhone

From CNET The first day of July brings the first real-world glimpse of Apple's foray into mobile advertising.

As planned, iAds debuted on iOS 4-based devices on Thursday, with the first examples of Apple's program enabling advertisers to present interactive ads directly within iOS apps. Engadget has Dove's entry, starring Major League Baseball's Albert Pujols and Andy Pettitte.

So Long HDMI: New Standard for A/V Uses Ethernet Cables

From DailyTech: LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Valens Semiconductor have been secretly conspiring to kill HDMI. And today they set their plans into motion, introducing a brand new audiovisual standard, HDBaseT. While that name may sound confusing, before you slap your head, this will not likely introduce a new kind of cable to your house.

Pending EU Law Could Force Apple to Allow Flash, Rivals to Sync With iTunes

From DailyTech: he European Union's European Commission, under the guidance of commissioner Neelie Kroes, has had no qualms with slamming U.S firms with massive antitrust fines. Now it's preparing a massive new initiative which just may have a major effect on some U.S. firms.

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