HTC Officially Unveils Hero Android Phone



From DailyTech: HTC held a launch event in Europe today that saw the firm unveil the not-so-closely kept secret handset called the HTC Hero. The Hero is an Android-powered smartphone with a deeply customized user interface. The phone should give Android fans something to be...

No End in Sight for MacBook Display Issues



From DailyTech: In January, loyal Apple fans ponied up at least $2,799 to get their paws on the hot new 17" MacBook Pro. However, it proved for many of them to be an unpleasant ride with the graphics failing on many units. Now it's deja vu, with Apple owners being faced with...

Windows 7 upgrade program nears launch



From CNET News.com: If you are thinking of buying a Windows Vista PC in the next day or so, you might want to hold off just a bit longer.

Microsoft has said that it will have a program whereby Vista PC buyers will be able to get a free copy of Windows 7, but only if they...

AMD to Roll-Out Mobile “Vision” Platforms – Rumours



From X-bit Labs: Advanced Micro Devices reportedly plans to scrap its “better by design” program later this year when it unveils its next-generation code-named Tigris mobile platform. The platform policy is expected to be canned in favour of a new brand called AMD Vision, which...

HP introduces new Mini business netbook



From InfoWorld: Seeking to cement its lead in the business-oriented netbook space, Hewlett-Packard Wednesday announced an updated Mini netbook.

Starting at $449, the Mini 5101 will come with a brighter OLED screen, a larger, spill-resistant keyboard, and a better-resolution 2...

Best Buy: We're Coming For You, GameStop



From PC World: Don't look now, but consumer electronics giant Best Buy plans to extend its Canada-based used video games pilot program to the U.S. First stop, Dallas and Austin (Texas) where, already this week, you'll be able to tinker with kiosks that scan your preowned games...

Oracle beats expectations as sales, earnings dip



From CNET News.com: Oracle announced on Tuesday lower fourth-quarter sales and earnings but was encouraged as results beat expectations.

For the fourth quarter of its fiscal year, which ended May 31, the database giant earned $1.9 billion, or 38 cents a share, versus $2...

Windows 7 Anytime Upgrade to be Sold at Retail



From Tom's Hardware: We've [Tom's Hardware] learned that with Windows 7, users will be able to easily upgrade to a higher tier easily. In fact, all versions of Windows 7 will ship on the same disc, with only the product key instructing the installer which version the user is...
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