IPhone 3GS in Japan: Less of a Crowd, More of a Party



From PC World: As the sun set in Tokyo on Thursday evening and the clock counted down toward the launch of the iPhone 3GS on Friday morning, the number of people waiting in front of Softbank Mobile's flagship store in the Omotesando district grew to around 100 and comradery and...

Microsoft sets Windows 7 pricing, upgrade programs



From CNET News.com: Microsoft on Wednesday announced retail pricing for Windows 7 that was at or below comparable Windows Vista prices, while also offering a chance for people to preorder the software at a substantial discount.

From Friday through July 11, consumers in the U...

Microsoft Reveals End Date For Win7RC Downloads



From Tom's Hardware: Microsoft’s Stephen L. Rose penned a blog post earlier this week and reminded folks still using the Windows 7 Beta release that their days were numbered when it comes to downloading the RC.

Starting next Wednesday, July 1, the Beta will start to reboot...

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...
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