Vista's Flaws Surface Again on Eve of Windows 7 Beta



From PC World: Attendees of the International Conference on Cyber Security 2009 in New York Tuesday were reminded of the shortcomings of Windows Vista a day before Microsoft is expected to reveal the first beta for its follow-up, Windows 7.

Microsoft Investigative Consultant...

HP offers money for old tech equipment



From CNET News.com: Hewlett-Packard has decided to offer people in the United States money in exchange for their old tech equipment, the company announced Tuesday.

The PC maker has had a recycling program for years that lets consumers determine the value of their old tech...

HP adds aluminum-clad Mini 2140 to netbook lineup



From InfoWorld: Hewlett-Packard completed its shift away from Via Technologies' C7 processor with the release of an updated version of its popular Mini 2130 netbook that offers a larger screen and uses an Atom processor.

The HP Mini 2140, which will be on display this week...

Mouse-maker Logitech to Cut 525 Salaried Employees



From PC World: Logitech will cut 15 percent of its salaried employees as it expects weaker consumer demand for computer peripherals, it said Tuesday, just a month after shipping its billionth mouse.

The company has 9,000 employees, including manufacturing workers in China...

New HP ultraportable first to use AMD Neo chip



From CNET News.com: Another Netbook? No, not exactly. Hewlett-Packard's new Pavilion dv2 is an ultraportable, thank you. And the new Athlon Neo silicon inside from Advanced Micro Devices will try to prove that point.

AMD is introducing new chips at the Consumer Electronics...

Microsoft Declares 28 Million Xbox 360s Sold Worldwide



From DailyTech: Microsoft announced that 28 million Xbox 360s were sold worldwide by the end of 2008. Xbox 360 Product Management Director Aaron Greenberg proudly declared 2008 "was our biggest year ever in Xbox history".

Greenberg mentioned console price was an important...

Jumbo 17" MacBook Coming, Mac Mini to Ditch Intel Graphics



From DailyTech: With the new year and the month of January comes many of the county's largest technology shows, with the Consumer Electronics Show, the North American International Auto Show, and Macworld to just name a few. The latter, Macworld, for several years has become...
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